Centre of Students Affairs
The Student Management and Development Center (SISWA-UKM) and the PUSANIKA Management Center (PUSANIKA-UKM) have been merged/restructured into the Centre of Student Affairs (HEP-UKM) starting on 6 August 2019.
HEP-UKM is one of the PTj in the University that provides services directly to students. This service center generally plays a role in ensuring facilities and services as well as management and monitoring activities for students including counseling services, welfare, training and leadership, volunteering and publications. In addition, this service center also acts as an advisor, facilitator and manages all student welfare matters.
The Kasih Food Bank program which was launched on 14 July 2021 is a pure initiative by staff in the Quality Department to help staff in other departments and students at HCTM who are affected during the implementation of the Movement Control Order to obtain supplies of basic necessities. Since this initiative was introduced, a total of 231 staff and students have benefited from this program. The location of Kasih Food Bank, which is located in the Lobby of Tuanku Ja’afar Chancellor’s Medical Education Complex, is very suitable and strategic because it is close to the Security Counter and away from crowded areas. Staff and students who need donation assistance can pick up items at the shelves provided.
This program is set in motion with the help and collection of donations from HCTM citizens and people. The joint effort of HCTM citizens has successfully collected donations amounting to RM16,162 since this program was launched. Members of the public and HCTM residents who are interested in channeling donations through this program can contact the program secretariat at 039145 5052/ 5064/ 5068.
UKM Zakat Center
The Zakat Division of the Treasurer’s Department was established as a result of the MoU between UKM and the Selangor Zakat Board (LZS) in 2005. As a result of this MoU, two committees were formed that are responsible for managing zakat affairs at UKM, of which TAZUKM is the parent committee and JAZUKM is the zakat distribution committee.
The Eco-Volunteer Club of UKM
Ecovolunteers together with UKM Anthropology and Sociology students went to Kg Desa Putra, Kajang to interact and see community issues (waste management). An effort by the university to empower the community through student activities. Providing input and sharing with the community regarding recycling practices.
The Wetland Ku Indah program involves planting trees around the inlet of the water flow in Taman Lembah Tasik Precinct 8, Putrajaya together with the Environment, Lakes and Wetland Division, Perbadanan Putrajaya.
360° Project of Uplifted Villages
YBhg. Prof. Datuk Dr. Rokiah Hj. Omar, Director, Community Transformation Center of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UCTC) UKM has presented UKM’s zakat donation to 61 people from the asnaf group in Kg. Pulau Manis, Pekan, Pahang in UKM’s Zakat Fund Handover Ceremony under UKM’s 360° Project of Uplifted Villages.
This event is jointly organized by UKM’s University Community Transformation Center (UCTC) and the Zakat Unit, UKM’s Islamic Center. This council has also received cooperation from various parties including the office of the Council of Islamic Religion & Malay Customs of Pahang (MUIP) as well as the office of the Pekan District Officer, Pahang. Hope to benefit.
Flood Aid Mission
At the beginning of 2023, several states in Malaysia have been hit by floods, especially in the South and East Coast areas of Peninsular Malaysia. The Student Affairs Center (HEP-UKM) was aware of this matter and immediately took action by creating a Flood Operation Room and managed to gather 3000 flood volunteers.
Among the initiatives taken is the giving of Rahmah Baskets and cash amounting to a total of RM23,200 to help UKM students affected by the flood disaster. The Flood Operations Operations Room was also assisted by the UKM Student Union, the Native Student Association and the Student Volunteer Club.
A total of four flood relief missions have been carried out to help affected students in the areas of Kota Tinggi and Parit Sulong, Johor and around the state of Kelantan.
Community Service in Johol, Negeri Sembilan
The University Health Center accepted the invitation of Yayasan Undang Johol to participate in the Community Service program held today at the People’s Hall of Kampung Renggoh, Johol, Negeri Sembilan. Medical officers and PKU staff conducted blood pressure screenings, blood sugar checks and weight checks as well as health consultations for the visiting public. The response of the local population to this health check is very encouraging. Y.T.M. Dato’ Johan Pahlawan Lela Perkasa Setiawan Dato’ Muhammad bin Hj. Abdullah, Undang Luak Johol also visited the PKU site and conducted a health check. PKU would like to thank the Johol Law Foundation for this opportunity and cooperation.
Jerayawara (Campus Roadshow)
From December 2022 to January 2023, the Student Affairs Center (HEP-UKM) visited academic colleges around Bangi Campus, Kuala Lumpur Campus and Cheras Campus.
This roadshow involves Tun Syed Nasir College, Tun Dr. College. Ismail, Dato’ Onn College, Tun Hussein Onn College, Ibrahim Yaakub College, Rahim Kajai College, Aminuddin Baki College, Burhanuddin Helmi College, Pendeta Za’ba College and Ungku Omar College.
This roadshow was completed in collaboration with the Executive Council of Akadmia College Students and the students were given exposure to the functions, services offered and programs run by HEP-UKM such as welfare assistance for students, questions and answers about the Talent Integration System, Activities & Student Resumes (iSTAR), counseling services, participation in student volunteering programs and the search for Siswa Clique members.
This roadshow has indirectly provided exposure to students in addition to clarifying all students’ confusion about the functions and services offered at HEP-UKM.
Bantuan Kasih 3.0 Mission
Bantuan Kasih 3.0 Mission organized by Alumni Alumni Relations Center in collaboration with FKAB is to reduce the burden of community suffering in Section 16 Bandar Baru Bangi and Dengkil.
Program Chemistry Is Cool @ Sekolah Kebangsaan Bangi
Sekolahku Universitiku program together with FST in collaboration with the Student Affairs Center (HEP-UKM), Ministry of Education Malaysia (KPM), Institute of Chemistry Malaysia (IKM), NGO Dana Kita and ChemSci UKM on 5 January 2023 at SK Bangi.
This program was inaugurated by Dr. Aida Hanim A. Hamid, Director of UKM’s Industry and Community Network Center (I-KOM) with Dr Nurwina Akmal Anuar, Deputy Director of HEP-UKM, Puan Nora, Headmaster of SK Bangi, Prof. Assoc. Ts. Dr. Mohd Hariri Arifin, Assistant Dean (Industry & Community Network Affairs) FST and ChM. Dr. Nur Hasyareeda Hassan, Assistant Dean (Student and Alumni Affairs) FST.
This program was conducted to attract SK Bangi students’ interest in the field of science, especially chemistry, with the initiative of revealing the importance and uniqueness of science itself to the students through activities that will be conducted with the theme Chemistry Is Cool.
The ASEAN Youth Volunteer Program (AYVP) is a youth leadership platform that creates opportunities for knowledge-based volunteerism among youth through capacity building and the exchange of learning experiences.
Every year, 50 youth aged 18 to 30 across all 10 ASEAN countries, namely Brunei, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, come together to make sustainable changes to communities across the region.
Guided by the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Action Plan (ASCC), AYVP mobilizes youth in developing innovative solutions to social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges in regional communities, while fostering a sense of regional identity and cross-cultural understanding.
The AYVP Permanent Secretariat based at UKM through the Industry and Community Network Center (I-Kom) is responsible for coordinating the AYVP throughout the ASEAN region with support and guidance from the ASEAN Secretariat (ASec) and the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat.
Community Education Center UKM-CIMB Islamic, Pos Gob, Gua Musang
Parents of children at Pos Gob hope that their children can get a perfect education so that they do not drop out in education. Therefore, a holistic project between UKM and CIMB Islamic has been planned with the mission of bringing the school to the Orang Asli community in Pos Gob to realize that hope.
In addition to the focus given in education, health and socioeconomic aspects are also emphasized for the benefit of the Orang Asli community as a whole
Climate Action Festival@UKM
UKM in an effort to inculcate sustainability in the UKM-YSD Sustainability Chair, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in collaboration with the Climate Change Institute (IPI), Strategy Center, MPOB-UKM Endowment Chair and Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (ANGKASA) organized the Climate Action Festival@UKM program and the Launch of the MyIKLIM Database System to provide awareness, education and spread knowledge of the importance of climate change and oil palm sustainability to the industry and the community.
A technology to obtain drinkable water from underground soil called ‘The TUBE WELL’ was invented by UKM lecturers. The technology was invented to help people from rural area that does not get commercial water supply. The TUBE WELL was used by the residents of Kampung Labu Lanjut, Sepang, Selangor to obtain drinkable water.
Collaboration with Etiqa General Takaful Berhad for Construction of Tube Well
Collaboration with Etiqa General Takaful Berhad regarding the construction of ‘Tube Wells’ and water tanks at As-Syakirin Mosque, Kampung Baru Lanjut, Salak Tinggi Sepang.
Perdana Lambuk Porridge Program 2023
UKM’s efforts in reducing the rate of hunger among citizens by holding the Perdana Lambuk Porridge Program 2023. Lambuk porridge is given free of charge to UKM staff.
Carbon Footprint Reduction Program
UKM collaborates with the Selangor state government in an effort to reduce carbon emissions in Malaysia. The Selangor State Carbon Footprint Reduction Program Towards Sustainability held recently on the bank of the Langat River. This program was held to improve environmental sustainability, especially in the state of Selangor.
Program to Reduce the Impact of Plastic
Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FKAB) conducted a Program to Reduce the Impact of Plastic on the Environment Through the 5R Module (Reject, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Recover) involving 71 secondary schools around the State of Kedah
Kuala Lumpur Multihazard Platform
UKM researchers from the Southeast Asian Disaster Research Center (SEADPRI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) developed the Kuala Lumpur Multi-hazard Platform (KL-MHP) to better manage and convey risks in increasing disaster resilience in the city of Kuala Lumpur.
Evaluation of Public Readiness for End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV)
Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FKAB), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) held a research sharing session on the Evaluation of Public Readiness for End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV). Implementation or the issue of obsoleted cars with key stakeholders. The cross-disciplinary event was also attended by the researchers from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSSK) and the Faculty of Law (FUU) as well as several other agencies such as the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT), the Department of the Environment (JAS), the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Regional Affairs Federation and Local Authorities of Kajang, Klang and Ampang.
Speech Science Program
UKM is also concerned about people with disabilities and special needs. The Faculty of Health Sciences through the Speech Science Program launched the Children’s Language and Speech Development Guidebook, this program can help parents in managing special children with communication disorders such as autism, down syndrome and cerebral palsy.
Equal opportunities are given to everyone without discrimination to achieve success. UKM has successfully produced several disabled individuals as its graduates. One example, a disabled student, Nur Nadia Ismail graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Special Education) degree after successfully completed her studies with distinction at the 50th Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Convocation Ceremony.
An Alumni of UKM, Mohd Sukur Bin Ibrahim (Faculty of Information Technology and Science) is the owner of D Strike Solution. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (Industrial Computing). Although he was born as a disabled person, he is a person with a big heart. In all hardships, he persevered to successfully overcome many challenges to grasp a degree from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Cakna OKU Carnival
The Cakna OKU Carnival 2023 (OKU Awareness Carnival) organized by UKM’s Disability Services and Support Unit aims to empower the community as well as university campuses that are friendly and considering of people with disabilities (OKU).