Innovative Ideas Solve Environmental Issues

ecocampus be changeFRIDAY, 12th DECEMBER – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Ecocampus Sustainability Week 2014 ‘Be the Change’ programme have come to an end in a closing ceremony held at Auditorium, Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI).

According to UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah, this was the first organised event was held and aimed as an effective platform to every faculties, institutes and residential colleges to put forward ideas related to the environment and sustainability.

“Challenges in the environmental issues are now increasingly wide spreading. Therefore, innovative ideas are needed to handle the issues without affecting any organisations productivity,” he said in his closing ceremony speech. His text was read by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International), Prof. Dr. Shariff Abd Kadir Shariff Omang.

Prof. Datil Dr. Harun said that UMS community need to keep on striving to excel and active in their action in achieving the goal to make UMS as an EcoCampus status.

Earlier, Ecocampus Management Centre Director, Dr. Awangku Hassanal Bahar Pengiran Bagul informed the media that a few projects have been sent to the Ecocampus Challenges Competition to be competed at the international level next year.

The five-day programme received an encouraging respond from departments, faculties, centres, instittues and units in UMS.

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