WELCOME TO UMP FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
WHAT IS FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (FYS)?
The transition from school to university may prove to be a challenge for students. Due to the inability to adapt to the new learning environment, it may result in students dropping out or being left behind. Therefore, First Year Students Seminar is giving giving first-year students exposure to and engaging them in campus life may prove to be a catalyst for future academic excellence and successful assimilation into the community (Pascarella & Terenzini, 2005; Hunter & Linder, 2005).
WHICH MODULE SHOULD I CHOOSE? Try this self assessment activity to check which LEARNING SKILL module to enroll
The First Year Seminar at Universiti Malaysia Pahang aims to:
a. introduce first-year students to the instruction, research, services and vision & mission of the university and how they relate to teaching and learning in and outside the classroom to increase student understanding of and participation in the full vision & mission of the university,
b. provide first-year students an opportunity for meaningful dialogue with faculty members, administrative staff, student bodies and alumni members,
c. expose first-year students to pertinent lifelong learning skills which can be applied in various aspects of their academic and campus life.
The First Year Seminar is an audit course for first-year students (diploma and first degree programme). The seminar is divided into two specific components which are:
i. Faculty-based modules : It is compulsory for students to take all five (5) modules. Please choose your faculty from the following list and enroll
ii. Learning Skills modules : Choose five (5) modules from the list of modules offered. There are TWO delivery modes which is
a. face to face (you have to register through TAGYARD before attend the module, limited number of student),
b. online (no registration needed, no limitation of students,
The face to face modules are :
a. LS 006, Time Management;
b. LS 008, The Power of presentation;
c. LS 009, My Solat;
d. LS 012, Let's go around the world;
e. LS 014, My Library;
f. LS 015, Saya Mau Happy; and
g. LS 020, Mari Mengenal Hafs an A'sim.
h. LS025 Managing Emotional Bleeding
Next, the online modules are:
a. LS 010, Financial Management;
b. LS 016, Computer Ethics and Policies;
c. LS 023 Bekalan Hidup Muslim:
d. LS 024, First Class Minded Students.
e. LS 013: The power of Exercise
f. LS026 Unique and Different : I am Awesome!
After complete every FYS module, you will receive a DIGITAL BADGE as a proof of completion and this BADGE is shareable to your social profile such as LinkedIn.
If you complete a total of ten (10) modules - five (5) Faculty-based modules and five (5) Learning Skills modules, the added value is that UCS1110 First Year Seminar will appear in your transcript as a course that you have audited. In addition to that, you in the end you will be given a certificate that you can print from students E-com System.
When registering for any of the modules please also look at the time and venue each module is offered so that it will not be in conflict with your other registered subjects.
KAJIAN RESILIENCE, ADAPTATION AND SURVIVAL SCALE
Please fill in THE ASSESSMENT FORMS once you have completed the Faculty Based Module and 5 Learning Skills Modules for future improvement purposes.
We hope that you enjoy what we have for you. You are the chosen one.
Good Luck & Welcome to UMP!
Dr. Rohana Binti Hamzah
First Year Students Seminar,
Pusat Bahasa Moden dan Sains Kemanusiaan
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