On the 28th and 29th of February,
Open University Malaysia (OUM)
participated in an Education and
Career Exhibition at Kepala Batas,
Pulau Pinang. The Education and
Career Exhibition was organized
by Yayasan Budi Penyayang
Malaysia (PENYAYANG), a charity
based foundation aimed at helping
and giving aid to the less fortunate.
Chaired by YABhg. Datin Seri
Endon Mahmood, PENYAYANG aims attain its mission by organizing events
such as this where its objective is basically to provide information and
opportunities, guidance and create awareness on education.
OUM was fortunate to be given the opportunity to display and showcase what the
university had to offer especially its academic programmes which caters to the
demands of the employment market. Its flexible learning approach i.e. Open and
Distance Learning and blended pedagogy, is ideally suited to working adults
seeking to improve themselves.
The opening ceremony was launched by
YAB Dato’ Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad
Badawi, Prime Minister of Malaysia and
attended by more than 200 guests.
OUM was represented by YBhg. Prof.
Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Anuwar Ali,
President/Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ansary
Ahmed, Senior Vice President,
Associate Professor Dr. Mansor Fadzil,
Vice President and Senior Management.
On 28th February 2004 Open University Malaysia held an Open Day at its
Learning Centre at Kolej Islam Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah (KIPSAS). As part of
its activities, there was an Education Exhibition attended by more than 350 visitors.
In addition, a seminar on Open Distance Learning was held. Weaker students
were given counseling and advice. Puan Kamariah Mohd Noor, the Registrar also
chipped in with a radio interview at RTM Kuantan, announcing the above event.
Wide publicity was given through radio, banners and posters on the Open Day.
Majlis Malam Gemilang
Mahasiswa OUM was the
highlight of the day. It was
officiated by Yang Amat
Berhormat Dato’ Sri Haji Adnan
bin Haji Yaakob, Menteri Besar of
Pahang Darul Makmur. Yang
Berbahagia Dato’ Sri Hjh Junaini
Kassim, wife of Menteri Besar
also graced the occasion.