By Fahmi Azar Mistar
SERDANG, 18 Oct - A total of 378 first year students from Seventeenth College, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) participated in the fifth Ultra Elite Boost Camp (UEBC) programme aimed at building excellence among first year students.
It is also for students to contribute their energy and creativity in supporting and actively engaging in college, faculty and university activities.
The five day, four night programme at Seventeenth College was organized by the Secretariat of Leadership, Integrity and Training, the Student Council Session 2017/2018 of the college in collaboration with the college management and Student Affairs Division, UPM.
The programme themed ‘Building a Malaysian Nation Together’ was officiated by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students Affairs and Alumni) UPM, Prof. Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman. The event was also attended by national hero Dato’ Leong Chee Woh who had opposed the communist in defending our country to gain independence.
Prof. Dr. Mohd Roslan said that through the programme, students are also able to improve and enhance communication skills and nurture love for residential college, faculty, university and the country.
He said the programme had a positive impact on students through its diverse module based on love for the country and it increased patriotism among students.
He also went on to say that it tested general knowledge about Malaysia and inculcated value of soft skills among students who attended the programme.
The activities and module under the concept of Training in Team, national identity from a physical and mental perspective has successfully fostered team spirit towards strengthening unity among students of various races residing at Seventeenth College.– UPM
Updated:: 16/11/2017 [syifarida]
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