SIDMA College UNITAR International University Sabah Regional Centre organised a three days New Student Orientation Programme beginning 28 September 2016 to welcome its October 2016 new Intake. The programme is designed to help these new students to navigate the college and uncover the answers to questions that these students have about their programme of studies, college facilities and its services.
Dr Morni Hj Kambrie, Founder and Chairman SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah, Puan Azizah Khalid Merican (CEO), Managers and Heads of Departments who very excited to meet these new students, congratulated them for selecting SIDMA College, UNITAR Sabah to pursue their first step of their academic aspirations. “You have chosen to be part of this very special community, and we are excited to have you joining us”, they said.
“Success is connected with action. A successful man (woman) keeps moving. You can make mistakes, but you should not quit! We at SIDMA College, UNITAR Sabah wish you a new beginnings to the start of a new chapter in life” he added.
Dr Morni congratulated the new students for successfully going through their SPM/STPM or STAM, and added that the success was attributed to their self-determination, perseverance as well as their continuous hard work; and advised them to continue their journey in this college to achieve their dreams. He too expressed his appreciation to all the students’ family, relatives, teachers and friends who shared their patience, understanding, sacrifices, pride and joy of these students success to further their studies at SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah, and hope that they will continuously support them in enhancing these students to achieve their dream.
He added that SIDMA College has been appointed as UNITAR International University Regional Centre for Sabah since 2002, and has since been working very closely with UNITAR Main Campus in Kelana Jaya Selangor Darul Ehsan to address the local human capital needs in the 21st century; by providing opportunities for students to apply 21st century skills across all content areas, as well as the integration of community resources beyond the college compound.
This is so as UNITAR International University possess strong and significant network of academic collaborations with both the academic and corporate sectors as well as industrial partners throughout the world, thus enabling it to offer challenging study programmes which are professionally aligned with these major industry players both nationally and internationally. Such programmes are approved by the Malaysian Education Ministry and meeting the high standards required by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); thus enabling SIDMA College to continuously produce marketable and successful graduates.
He too reminded students that to study is never easy; but currently SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah is equipped with some of the world class facilities, and is one of the first private institutions of higher learning in Sabah to introduce e-learning; a hybrid model that combines the conventional face-to-face meetings with lecturers and tutor, and the internet-based support systems that provide continuous interaction among students, tutors and lecturers. Facilities such as UNIEC (UNITAR Education Core) and SLMS (SIDMA Learning Management System) which is yet to be offered by many institutions of higher learning in Sabah; enable students to study at their own pace, place and time.
Dr Morni also advised all students to make full use of the opportunity provided by the college to pursue their academic excellence. He reminded them there is no end to excel in their studies, and he sincerely hoped that they can excel in their studies and in their future career.
The students were also advised to be thankful and be able to manage their finance and other basic facilities provided by the college, and other relevant agencies such as the PTPTN study loan, scholarships, and other assistance available wisely, to enable them to achieve their future goal in life in peace and calm. He reminded students that if they failed to manage their financial status properly, it can interfere with their concentration and thus have an impact on their study.
School leavers with SPM, STPM qualification or its equivalent are invited to pursue their tertiary studies at SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah. Potential students can send in their application now. Its October 2016 semester new student intake for all of its programme is on-going till 15 October 2016. Those who registered for UNITAR’s October 2016 programmes of studies, a special one-off registration fee of only RM50 only instead of the normal RM520 is being offered for this intake.
List of Academic Programmes at SIDMA College, UNITAR Sabah.
- Foundation Courses:
- Foundation in Management.
- Diploma Courses:
- Diploma in Early Childhood Studies (SIDMA)
- Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (SIDMA)
- Diploma in Paramedic Science (SIDMA)
- Diploma in Management
- Diploma in Retail Management.
- Bachelor Degree Courses:
- Bachelor of Education (Hons)
- Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies (Hons)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
- Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)
- Bachelor of Communication (Hons)
- Masters Courses:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters of Education (Education Leadership and Management – ELM)
- Professional Qualification:
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
For more information please call us at 088-732 000 or 088-732 020 or fax us @ 088-732 015 or 088-732 019.