The Vice-Chancellor of UPM hopes that new students can continue to appreciate the fifth principle of National Principles, which is Courtesy and Courtesy with prudence, especially when communicating on social media by making outrageous comments and issuing defamatory, abusive and envious sentences as it can damage our thinking and manners as a human being who adheres to religious and cultural values.
Speech by the Vice-Chancellor, Dato' Prof. Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman was presented by Prof. Dr. Nazamid Saari, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in conjunction with the New Student Pledge Ceremony for Academic Session 2023/2024 Diploma and Diploma Preparatory Programme. The ceremony was attended by 198 new students witnessed by the University Committee and UPMKB lecturers.
Mohd Roslan also urged new students to showcase their talents and potential in various co-curricular activities such as sports, debates, culture and others through clubs and associations as well as subjects offered by the university. The University will uphold efforts towards the empowerment of students by giving them more trust, responsibility and trust in the implementation of association activities. This is in line with the 11th Resolution, the Student Empowerment in New Year's Message 2023 by the Minister of Higher Education.
He also reminded new students to strengthen their mastery of English language knowledge to make UPM graduates become employees of global status which is the dream of employers of multinational and international companies. Use university learning to hone English proficiency through writing and communication.
Also present at the ceremony was Prof. Dr. Arifin Abdu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) and Prof. Ir. Dr. B.T. Hang Tuah Baharudin Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Industry and Community Partnership), Director of UPMKB Campus, Prof. Shahrul Razid Sarbini, senior university official and lecturer.
Date of Input: 01/08/2023 |
Updated: 02/08/2023 | lanz