SERDANG, May 29 - The Secretariat of Volunteerism and Mobility, College Representative Council, Seventeenth College, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), has organised an international virtual mobility programme, "Connect Beyond Homeland Mobility" (CBHM), which gathered 63 students from Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Italy, and France, using Zoom.
The CBHM programme was the first virtual mobility organised by the Seventeenth College, UPM, in collaboration with international strategic partners from Thaksin University (Thailand), Kagawa University (Japan), University of Pisa (Italy) and the European School of Political and Social Sciences (France).
Apart from that, the programme was also broadcasted on Universiti Putra Malaysia's Facebook Live to the public audience.
Principal of the Seventeenth College, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jasronita Jasni, stated the ties between universities should continue even after the programme ends.
"This programme has given a positive impact in helping them learn about the country, university, learning, activities and friendship at the global level as well as creating closer ties among cooperating institutions," she said.
Coordinator of International Affairs, the Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pisa, Italy, Prof. Roberta Moruzzo, said the programme was the best opportunity to create cooperation in enhancing the network between all parties.
"The organisation of the programme offers opportunities for collaboration through the involvement of harmonious diplomatic relations as well as the reach of a larger international audience," he said.
Meanwhile, the participants shared their experiences around campus life, volunteerism, current issues and culture with the help of visual slideshows and videos.
Forum Slot 4 (Research Projects Share and Guide by the Professionals) with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 4), Quality Education focused on beneficial scientific knowledge from various perspectives with four different research topics.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngatu Roger from Kagawa University, Japan, shared his experience observing final year students attending training workshops after sharing “Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes Prevention: Contribution of Rare Sugars and Adiponectin Bio-Modulators Discovery”.
Also present at the event were Dr. Nor Eliani Ezani (UPM) with the sharing title “How Safe is Your Living Space from Indoor Air Pollution? —Making the Invisible Visible”, Assist. Prof. Dr. Dusanee Suwankhong (Thaksin University, Thailand) —“Perceptions and lived experiences of women living with breast cancer: A qualitative study”, and Dr. Lara Tinacci (University of Pisa, Italy) —"Residues of veterinary drugs in fish and fish products: Analysis of RASFF data over the last 20 years", who is also a panellist. - UPM
Date of Input: 27/06/2022 | Updated: 27/06/2022 | hairul_nizam
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