September 19th, 2018 - witnessed 1137 new postgraduate students for the First Semester, 2018/2019 participating in the Oath-Taking ceremony at the Main Hall, Pusat Kebudayaan Sultan Salahuddin Shah, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Officiated by the YBhg. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Roslan Sulaiman Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), the new group comprised local and international students from more than 25 countries. Also in attendance were YBhg. Mr. Zulkiflee Othman (Bursar), YBhg. Mr. Muzaffar Shah Kassim (Chief Librarian), YBhg. Puan Nor Siah Haji Baharin (Legal Advisor) and YBhg. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azmawani Abd Rahman (Director, Corporate Strategy and Communications), faculty deans, directors of institutes, UPM International Students’ Association (UPMISA) and Peer Support Group (PSG).
As needs mentioning, the aim of the declarative ceremony, among other things, is to enhance the bond and elevate the level of communication between the university management committee and the new postgraduate students.
The session continued with the briefings and clarifications by the deputy dean of the School of Graduate Studies on matters covering the following perspectives: Academic, Thesis, Student Affairs, Learning Support, Financial Assistance and Mobility followed by the presentation of Director of Putra International Centre exposing the details concerning Administration of student passes and Mobility.
Towards the close, the audience were also introduced to the International Student Association (UPMISA).
The International Students Association was formed to improve the international students' experience in the UPM and provide an opportunity to share experiences, network and integrate with fellow students.
The event started at 8.00 am and ended at 1.00 pm.
Date of Input: 24/09/2018 | Updated: 26/09/2018 | azimin
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