UM WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS FOR 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION
A total of 3,704 first-year students embarked on an exciting journey at the University of Malaya (UM) as the newest cohort completed their registration at the residential colleges on 2 September 2018. UM received more than 200 international students from 38 countries including China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Singapore and Pakistan on the following day.
During the orientation week, freshmen were guided to transition and settle into university life at UM through activities such as introduction to the University including facilities and services provided on campus, registration of courses at the faculty and also sharing sessions with UM alumni to motivate new students to not only excel academically but also to enjoy their time here in UM.
The weeklong programme also witnessed the new students pledge recitation led by freshman from Faculty of Engineering, Muhammad Farhan Muhamad Fauzi, at the opening ceremony of UM orientation week on 4 September 2018. The ceremony was officiated by Professor Dr. Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) whom delivered the opening speech on behalf of the UM Vice-Chancellor. Also present were the University’s top management, as well as deans and directors of academic responsibility centres.