School Visit from SK Rantau Panjang, Lanchang
Kuantan- On 19 April 2018, 39 students and 5 accompanying teachers arrived at Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) Gambang Campus for a School Visit programme. This school visit is a community service organised by the Community Engagement Section of English Language Department, Centre for Modern Languages and Human Sciences (CMLHS). As some of them are Year Six student the main objectives of the programme also include motivating the students to strive for their future as well as to help nurture their learning interests.
The programme officially began with an opening ceremony which was held at CMLHS Mini Theatre at Block X, Gambang Campus. The programme Director, Madam Nur syafawati Sabuan delivered a welcoming speech followed by a motivational talk session by CMLHS Senior Lecturer, Dr Mohd Suhardi Mat Jusoh. Next, the students were given opportunities to try Tell Me More (TMM) learning software at two CMLHS Multimedia labs before their tea break.
The highlight of the programme was the Campus Tour at the following places: Mandarin Language and Cultural Centre (MLCC) and Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources laboratory. Several instructors from MLCC were involved by conducting Chinese painting session and the students enjoyed every bit of the activities. A visit to engineering laboratory enabled them to learn about soils and basic road construction.
Facilitating this programme were three CMLHS associates, Mdm. Hanisah Bon (Kasbon), Ms. Najjahul Huda Hassan and Mdm. Nur Syafawati Sabuan as well as 5 volunteered UMP students. At the end of the day, the school teachers were very pleased as the students had been very occupied throughout the programme. Finally, it is also hoped that this programme has inspired the students to be highly motivated and further prepared them to excel in their studies.
Prepared by :
Nur Syafawati Sabuan