UNIVERSITI TENAGA NASIONAL, 19TH June 2019 – The current Student Representative Council took the initiative to conduct an engagement session between all leaders of clubs in UNITEN under the program aptly called #KITAUNITEN Club Leaders’ Conference 2.0, Prism of Possibilities. Attended by approximately forty club leaders and the lineup of Student Representative Council, the programme also boasted the attendance of Mr. Mohamad Ishak bin Mohamad Ibrahim, the Director of Yayasan Canselor UNITEN (YCU) and Mr. Mohd Shariffbudin Mohd Nor from the Student Affairs’ Department.
The program started with an introductory speech by the emcee, putting the audience at ease and in giggles. The engagement session continued on with a speech from Mr. Mohd Ishak, whom very much encouraged the involvement of clubs in conducting activities in primary and secondary schools. Although he did mention that it is advisable to pursue schools in urbans living areas, he promised that the funds will be covered fully so long as the objectives of the conducted activity was to be met, which is to submerge the young generation into engineering and suchlike. The speech was met with a thunderous clap and the room was abuzz with ideas bouncing off the minds of the leaders.
Soon after, the president of Student Representative Council 18/19, Amer Danial, gladly took the stage as he explained thoroughly regarding the upcoming events that included Night of Nations, a cultural night as well as #KITAUNITEN Club Bazaar, the popular clubs’ bazaar. By the end of the night, the audience were hyped with what was in store for them and they were also given the opportunity to pose questions. Questions asked were mostly regarding club fundings and the process that is required when an activity is to be conducted. The session wrapped up by 10pm and the club leaders’ were given dinner which consisted of grilled butter chicken and savoury rice.
The event was considered to be a success as most of the club leaders responded positively to the survey form that was shared via Google link right after the program. In short, #KITAUNITEN Club Leaders’ Conference 2.0, Prism of Possibilities had managed to bring all the clubs in UNITEN under one roof and synchronise the fundamentals of the club management. It is with great hope that we see more of UNITEN’s clubs reaching for greater heights and making the university proud with the help and guidance of the Student Representative Council.
Written by : Rayvathi Theivindran
Photo credits:Zidaniel Zikri,Skuad Media Uniten