SOCA project promotes university life to students

By Ariani Mohd Nor

GOMBAK, 26 November 2018:  ‘Mabit Programme’ was launched to introduce high school students to IIUM Gombak campus and university life.

Co-organised by the Secretariat of Sociology and Anthropology (SOCASA), Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (SHAS) Mosque, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (SOCA), and Sekolah Menengah Setiabudi (SBM), the two-day camp also aimed to strengthen the spiritual aspects within the participating students.

The high school students aged 13 to 15 were given exposure to the on-campus facilities to also promote the ins and outs of the university.

The event commenced on Friday (23 November) with the mass recording of the students reciting Surah Al-Mulk in the radio station, followed by a team-bonding session in the in SHAS Mosque.

On the second day the programme consist of Qiamullail, video presentation on community and societal services, as well as practical oration of Makharej alhuroof wa sifatuha to supplement their Quranic readings in the IIUM Library.

On both days, SBM also held two series of Tahfiz enhancement for their students.

The programme was officially closed by the Principal of Sekolah Menengah Setiabudi. Prizes were also given during the closing ceremony, with hampers sponsored by Jetfuel Sdn. Bhd.

Head of Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohaiza Abd Rokis, said that the department also plan to work with Sekolah Menengah Setiabudi again so that students can have proper planning for their post-school gap upon furthering their studies to higher learning centres.

She added that through this programme, students can channel themselves into enrolling in IIUM in the future.***



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