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More Semester Exchange Opportunity For UPM Students


As we are adapting to new norm while entering a another phase in student mobility, PUTRA International Centre (i-PUTRA) is now beginning to open prospects to UPM’s student who would like to embark on a semester exchange at a partner university physically starting September 2021.


Image: Ms.Yunha, the mobility coordinator explains the study experience in JBNU to UPM students


On 30th April, i-PUTRA has taken the opportunity to promote 64 allocation for semester exchange programme with benefits and scholarships* which open for 2021. This opportunity was open by UPM’s bilateral partner JeonBuk National University (JBNU), Korea and the prestigious Asian International Mobility for Students (AIMS) under the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia which enable students to study in the Asian region under scholarship.


Image: Q&A session with presenter during AIMS webinar that were held on the same day


Image: Siti Maryam, an AIMS alumni who shares her amazing experience studying in Indonesia


The webinars were divided into two sessions with a specific target audience who is interested in the type of scholarship they wish to apply for. To make the session concise within 60 minutes, we divide the programme into 3 part; programme insight, student experience and promotion opportunities. In the first webinar entitled An Insight: Semester@JBNU, we invited Ms. Yunha Park the mobility coordinator from JBNU to explain on student application to JBNU, Ms. Nurul Shalihin Basri, Outbound alumni that went for semester exchange in JBNU. While for 2nd Webinar (AIMS) later in the afternoon, we invited Dr. Fiffy Hanisdah Saikim is the AIMS Executive Secretary for Malaysia to give a brief introduction on the prestigious AIMS set up and later continued with a sharing session by Ms. Siti Maryam Shaharudin an AIMS scholarship receiver. Each webinar was moderated by Ms. Nadia Zawani Hussin, the Head of Mobility at i-PUTRA and garner almost 200 viewers on zoom platform.


Image: Q&A session during JBNU webinar.


We hope through these efforts, the awareness of student mobility increases among students and help them to plan their studies in advance and to experience study abroad. As we all know mobility is an amazing opportunity for students to meet people from all over the world and immerse themselves in an exciting new culture and society. It is also a great way to improve language and communication skills, and broaden perspective and outlook on life.


Prepared by:
Nadia Zawani Hussin

Date of Input: 09/06/2021 | Updated: 09/06/2021 | sitiafiqah


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