SIDMA College, UNITAR International University Sabah Regional Centre, held an Oath Taking Ceremony for the 2014 new students at the National Department of Culture and Art Auditorium Complex, Kota Kinabalu (Auditorium Komplex, Jabatan Kebudayaan dan Keseniaan Negeri Sabah – JKKN), Jalan Penampang, Kota Kinabalu on 25 September 2014, beginning at 8.00 am.
This ceremonial occasion was organised to enable all the 630 new UNITAR Sabah 2014 students formally promised and pledged the oath script to commit to the ethical practices as students of UNITAR International University, Sabah Regional Centre, SIDMA College, Kota Kinabalu.
The Honorary Prof Dr. Putri Zabariah Megat A. Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Early Childhood Studies, UNITAR International University Main Campus, Petaling Jaya officiated the auspicious occasion.
In her officiating address, she was indeed proud that these students had chosen UNITAR International University; an university with its strong and significant network of academic collaborations with both the academic and corporate / industrial partners around the world to offer challenging study programmes which are professionally aligned with these major industry players both nationally and internationally; to pursue their tertiary studies. She too, reminded that to study is never easy, but here at UNITAR, the university is equipped with some world class facilities and possessing a conducive environment to enhance students learning. Facilities such as the UNITAR’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) – UNIEC, a comprehensive, new virtual learning platform was established to enable both the students and academicians to utilize digital tools such as lap tops, tablets, I-pads and smart phones to access the teaching and learning materials virtually.
UNITAR International University, through its collaboration with multinational industrial players such as Themed Attractions, Legoland. Kidzania, Maxis, Boustead Holding Berhad, Pearson and more have not only paved ways for students internship training but more importantly is that it has guaranteed career opportunities for current and future graduates.
Prof Dr. Morni Hj Kambrie, SIDMA Chairman, in his welcoming address thanked Prof Dr. Putri Zahariah for her effort to attend the occasion despite her busy schedule at the main campus. He too welcomed and congratulated the students for selecting SIDMA College, UNITAR Sabah to further their studies. He reminded the students to uphold their principles and philosophies that they too can learn and be successful via UNITAR. Being in its 11th year of success, UNITAR Sabah has produced marketable and promising graduates who are currently holding respectable posts / careers in various fields, both in the private and public sectors throughout Malaysia.
Dr Morni reassured the students that their welfare and future are in good hands, and encouraged the students to do their bit, by showing full discipline and commitment in their studies in order to materialize their dreams. Dr. Morni also assured them that staff at the college is ever willing to assist them in their studies, and students experiencing problems in their studies should approach the respective lecturer / tutors for assistance and guidance.
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