At the Principal and Senior Officers Introduction and ‘Oath Taking and Pledge’ Ceremonies held at the faculty, UMS Vice-Chancellor Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah stressed on the agenda of producing young entrepreneurs.
“This is consistent with the government’s 10 Shifts of the Malaysian Education Development Plan (PPP) Higher Education that touched on Holistic graduates with Entrepreneurial skills and Balanced,” he said.
His speech was read by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Associate Professor Dr. Ismail Ali, representing the Vice-Chancellor in officiating the event.
According to the Dean of FPL, Dr. Wan Mohamad Wan Othman, the number of students had increased compared to the previous year.
“The total registered does not include the second intake. However, the number of students has increased compared to last year,” he said.
The Orientation Week was conducted for 5 days starting 2 September for all Kota Kinabalu Main Campus, Labuan International Campus and Sandakan campus.
Among the programmes conducted were briefings from the Academic Services Division, Student Affairs and Alumni, MyAgrosis and Talentime Night. – ZMD (fl)
Source: Muhammad Jumrat Minsun, HEP