6 March 2017 – ‘Giving to UTM’ campaign which was started by the management of UTM, and supported by UTM staff and researchers, has now gained traction among UTM students. This was especially seen recently when UTM students from the committee of the UTM International Conference on Science, Engineering, Management and Social Sciences (ICSEMSS 2016) presented their contribution of RM5,000 to the UTM Endowment Fund.
The UTM International Conference on Science, Engineering, Management and Social Sciences (ICSEMSS 2016) which was held at the UTM Johor Bahru from 6th – 8th October, 2016 was a crowd-pleasing and successful event co-organised by students from the International Student Society, the International Students Center (ISC), and Institut Sultan Iskandar (ISI).
The contribution was handed over to the Vice Chancellor of UTM, Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar at the monthly assembly held at the Senate Hall, Sultan Ibrahim Chancellery Building, yesterday.
Another group of students who organised the 57th Convocation Festival (Fesko ’57) also presented a contribution of RM 30,000 to UTM as part of profits collected during the organisation of (Fesko ’57) in October 2016. Its director, Nik Mohd Faris Nezam, said that from the contribution, RM10,000 was allocated each to the Development Fund for the halls of Colleges 9 and 10.
Additionally the UTM Islamic Centre and the Tabung Pembangunan Sekolah Agama UTM each received RM5,000.