e-PUTRA® Newsletter Issue 48 | September 2019 View in browser
Ethoshunt™, a Gamification-based Mobile Application for Teaching and Learning of Ethics Education

The research team leader, Dr. Noor Syamilah Zakaria, mentioned that the game mechanics integrated in Ethoshunt™ triggers information exploration relevant to the course being taught, and it essentially involves the element of competition as in the game dynamics of Ethoshunt™. Read More

FSKTM, Panchor Malay Rural Community Centre Organises the Rural Entrepreneur Development Project Carnival

The project focuses on the use of ICT for product branding and marketing strategies especially through the social media. As rural community produces a variety of quality products including food, services and crafts, it is important to introduce and bring these products to a wider market. Read More

CanMERDEKA Career Carnival Helps to Provide Employment Opportunities for Cancer Survivors

During the carnival, cancer patients will have the chance to meet representatives from various companies and apply for jobs. Cancer survivors are cordially invited to attend this career carnival to seek for job opportunities. Read More

UPM Bags Five Gold, Four Silver, Four Bronze at IUCEL 2019

UPM won five gold, four silver and four bronze medals at the Invention, Innovation & Design on e-Learning (IIDEL) Competition, International University Carnival on E-Learning (IUCEL) 2019 at DeTAR Putra, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). Read More

UPM Faculty of Agriculture Student Wins TRADEC '19

He started with zero cost of capital through trading agricultural products such as hydroponics and several others and earned a start-up capital of RM500. He said that with the capital, he started to buy goods and tools to make his own products, and his business grew bigger gradually. Read More

3882 New UPM Students Enrol in the First Semester of 2019/2020 Session

The total number of new students shows an increase of 255 people or 6.5% compared to last year with 2627 enrolments comprising 1067 male students and 2560 female students. Read More

New International Student Welcoming Programme for the 2019/2020 Session

Under the programme, few briefings were given, including an introduction to LAX by the Centre for the Advancement of Language Competence (CALC), an introduction to UPM and i-PUTRA® by i-PUTRA®, and on the academic rules and regulations, visa and pass matters by the Immigration Department. Read More

Over 200 Participants Participated in IFRC2019

The conference was held from 27 to 29 August 2019 and was organised by the Faculty of Food Science and Technology (FSTM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in association with the Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT), QSR Brands (M) Holdings Berhad, Malaysian Palm Oil Council, McDonald’s and Nestle. Read More

NUCC 2019 Sees 200 Participations from 20 Public Universities

The conference included working paper presentations and competition on innovations related to the teaching and learning of co-curricular courses at universities with an emphasis on the importance of soft skills elements that should be instilled among students in order for them to become excellent graduates, holistically. Read More

UPM Joins the Commonwealth Asia Region Senior Officials for Youth Meeting

The meeting had gathered senior officials responsible for youth, national youth leaders, youth workers and key stakeholders in this region. The meeting focused on new regions and the landscape of youth development, and identification of priorities for action. Read More

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