Sustainability

Goal 4: Quality Education

Python for Engineers – The Complementary Competency Programme (CCP) provides an opportunity for participants to gain industry-emphasised skills for employability and career advancement. This programme is open to UCSI students, alumni, staff and the public. Python is a general-purpose programming language and it is becoming more popular for data analysis. This course allows participants to learn significant skill sets in programming and apply data analysis tools to start own projects. The focus will be on basic programing before moving towards the first step in data exploration. There is no pre-requisites to join this course and it is suitable for absolute beginners.

Organised by:

Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decentjobs and entrepreneurship

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

7 habits of highly effective people and 6 thinking hats – Development Workshop is an initiative by the Talent Acquisition and Development (TAD) team of Youth Beyond Boundaries (YBB) Community to provide UCSI students a platform to learn and be equipped with essential soft skills that can be utilised in their future careers as well as current project managements. The workshop is conducted for 2 days on a weekend in March. Invited trainers include Ms Oga, a talent acquisition consultant who previously worked with U-Schos for a similar event to provide training and session for the YBB community.

Organised by:

UCSI University Trust (Student), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decentjobs and entrepreneurship

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Palm Oil Student Ambassador Programme was developed by The Ministry of Primary Industries through Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) involving students from public and private institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. The objective of this programme is to educate the youths on palm oil, its contributions to the country, as well as highlighting the health benefits of palm oil to the public. The programme comprises presentations made by representatives of the Malaysian palm oil industry, programmes on healthy eating and palm oil, and a short talk on palm oil youth advocacy. This is followed by an interaction session with Minister of Primary Industries, YB Teresa Kok. The programme is part of an effort to engage Malaysian students to disseminate awareness on the importance of Malaysia’s palm oil industry to the country and unfounded allegations of palm oil, in particular the biased anti-oil campaign by western NGOs. The youths are given the correct information so that they are able to evaluate and make their own choices, while acting as ambassadors to defend Malaysia’s palm oil.

https://www.facebook.com/events/353031182017105/

Organised by:

UCSI University Trust (Student), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

“Procrastination and Me” is a one-day event that features 5 participants to deliver talks that educate students on the harmful effects of procrastination.

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

UCSI Orientation Day was held on 2 to 3 May 2019 with the aim of introducing new students to their new environment within UCSI University and to serve as a platform for them to meet their lecturers and other academics, as well as to form new friendships and gain more knowledge about the University. The event also featured a two-day orientation programme that comprises a series of briefings and interesting activities for the new students to mingle among themselves, which made it even more enjoyable!

https://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/orientation-day

Organised by:

Student Affairs and Alumni (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

SDG Planet - Capacity Building in Greening UCSI. This workshop is part of UCSI SDG office’s series of program that helps to deepen our awareness on plant care and sustainable urban agriculture. This capacity building is needed to enhance community’s capacity in greening our working and learning space. Two speakers were invited, Professor Christian Teh gave a talk on Plant Care and Soil Nutrition, while Mr Saqib Muneer Shaikh presented on Permaculture and Urban Hijau. The event was attended by UCSI SDG staff and a few student leaders from University Scholars program who are keen to develop twenty Green Corners at UCSI campus.

Organised by:

SDGs Department (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Aquaterra is a one-day event that takes place at UCSI University (KL Campus), targeting students to help create awareness on the sustainability of marine life and the ecosystem. Students get to experience and be exposed to what is really happening below the sea through a series of modules and simulations carried out. In addition, they also get to learn how to differentiate types of waste in order to recycle properly. The aim of this event is to get participants to leave with a new mindset and be willing to make a change for the betterment of the natural environment (particularly the sea) even through a small step.

https://www.facebook.com/events/3130199753672411/

Organised by:

SDGs Department (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Youth Peace and Unity National Camp 2019 allows Malaysian and International youths who reside in Malaysia to thrive together in bringing out their innate goodness and capacity to Connect, Converse and Contribute for the Common Cause (5Cs). The goals of such activities are related to people, planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership. YPUNC aligns local action with United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 16 in promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, and in providing access to justice for all while building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Understanding, embracing and overcoming autism is a workshop where parents, caregivers and educators get to learn more about the importance of diagnosis of autism; share their experience with people are diagnosed with such disorder, learn the introduction of occupational and colour therapy for autism, and gain knowledge on the legal rights of children with autism. Participants are taught to identify the characteristics of children with autism, ways to address challenges faced by them, and the appropriate support systems.

Organised by:

Child Development Center (Staff)

Event Target:

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes

JCI MALAYSIA Global Goals Summit is an event which raises awareness on the issues faced by our society and encourages people to become active agents of UN SDGs.

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Stem Cells in Tissue Repair is a seminar where speakers engage with the public on their recent research findings that are related to stem cells, and how an individual’s lifestyle may affect the stem cells in their bodies and overall health. Despite the extensive progress in stem cell science and technology, there is still a huge gap between science and society. This event serves to educate the public including students regarding the importance of physical activities in enhancing tissue repairs by stimulating stem cells activation / release.

Event Target:

4.6 By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

Orientation Day September 2019 Intake aims to introduce new students at UCSI University to their new environment and to provide them with the ideal platform to meet their lecturers and other academics. The event ensures that new joiners can establish new friendships and gain more knowledge about the University. New students get the opportunity to befriend their seniors who share their experience, advice and support.

https://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/orientation-day

Organised by:

Student Affairs and Alumni (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

Sustainable Development Goal: A Green Campaign is a SDG Award and green ceremony with the purpose to educate people on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Organised by:

SDGs Department (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Peace and Diversity Training, this programme that aims to promote peace and diversity and to connect citizens irrespective of cultures, religions and nationalities through a series of activities that stimulate dialogues and understanding. Held at UCSI Alumni House, the programme is attended by past participants of Peace Ambassadors Workshop that was developed by The Blue Ribbon Global. The programme includes leadership training, intercultural understanding and climate change.

Organised by:

SDGs Department (Staff), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) organises a series of symposiums yearly as part of its initiative to provide evidence-based knowledge to healthcare and medical professionals worldwide, with UCSI University being an active live broadcast centre of RCPE Symposium series. For the second half of 2019, the symposiums that were broadcasted include Diagnostic Medicine on 19 September; Diabetes and Endocrinology on 2 October; Cardiology on 31 October; Neurology on 5 November and Gastroenterology on 21 November. The aims of these symposiums are to enhance medical knowledge of UCSI staff, students and community, and to connect USCI university with the community for discussion on medical and healthcare matters. This is a long term commitment of 120 days.

https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/

Organised by:

Child Development Center (Staff)

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Cultural Diversity is an activity where participants can attain a better understanding on cultural diversity through simulation activities. A simulation activity called "Bafa-bafa" is conducted to allow them to learn to perceive other cultures and assimilate into a diverse community. Participants also get to learn more about themselves and others, as well as the concept of stereotype and how it affects everyone.

Organised by:

UCSI University Trust (Student), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Hands of Hope Volunteering Project has a total number of 390 student volunteers since its establishment, reaching out to children from special needs school and refugee schools. With the mission of sowing seeds of change through education towards underserved communities every semester, Hands of Hope connects student volunteers with underserved communities where they provide tutoring services to the children on a weekly basis, mainly for English, Mathematics, and Science. Aside from teaching academic subjects, Hands of Hope also provides music classes at refugee schools in hope to bring a more holistic learning experience for the children. There are several events and projects under Hands of Hope that aim to raise awareness, generate funds and create systems for the underserved communities to be self-sustainable.

http://handsofhopemalaysia.com/

Organised by:

Faculty of Business and Information Science (Student), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes

My One-Day Uni-Life or MODUL is a two-day event where teenagers of underprivileged background are required to attend for two consecutive weekends. In this event, the participants are given a chance to experience university life at UCSI University, where they are able to attend classes and get involved in student activities. The participants are also required to complete a group assignment under the guidance of facilitators. Through the various activities by MODUL, the participants get to learn more about the positive correlation between education and future career. This year, MODUL focuses mainly on building up soft skills (such as communication skills and teamwork) as well as teaching basic entrepreneurship. Simulation activities are carried out to allow participants to have a real experience as an entrepreneur. Through this event, participants get to build friendships with those of different backgrounds.

http://handsofhopemalaysia.com/modul/

Organised by:

UCSI University Trust (Student), Kuala Lumpur Campus

Event Target:

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development
Organised by:

English Language Student Association (ELSA)

Jan-19

https://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/can-you-even-english/

Organised by:

Architecture+ Interior Student Association of UCSI

29/3/2019 - 31/3/2019

https://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/2nd-archi-interactive-camp-2019-bina/