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545 new students registered for diploma programme

Kuantan, 25 June – A total of 545 new diploma students registered for 2018/2019 academic session. About 70 per cent of the registered students are male students while 30 per cent are female students pursuing their studies at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM), Faculty of Computer System & Software Engineering (FSKKP), Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering (FKKSA), Faculty of Electrical & Electronis Engineering (FKEE) and the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources Engineering (FKASA).

In the attendance of the event welcoming new students were UMP Vice-Chancellor, Dato’ Sri Ts. Dr. Daing Nasir Ibrahim, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni), Prof Dato’ Dr. Yuserrie Zainuddin and UMP Chief Operating Officer (COO) Mr. Abd. Hamid Majid.
Prof. Dato’ Sri Ts. Dr. Daing Nasir said, UMP through MyGift Initiative has introduce Education Incentive Scheme to help those selected students which has been identified unfortunate and having financial problems. 

“It is an initiative drive by UMP to raise fund and help those in need as well as to project UMP as a community university”, he said after giving the donations to 10 undergraduates selected as the receiver for Education Incentive Scheme and Excellent Anak Pekan Scholarship Programme. 

Excellent Anak Pekan Scholarship Programme is an education fund awarded to excellent students all over Pahang to pursue their study in UMP with all the cost borne by UMP. 

For new students, Muhammad Redha Selamat Abdullah, he felt very happy with the opportunity to continue his study in UMP. He could not believe how lucky he was when selected as the recipient for RM 1500 financial aid and also Excellent Anak Pekan Scholarship Programme.