19 Jul, 2016

Scholar Enrichment Programme (SEP) 200

SEP 200 application form

U-Schos' Scholar Affairs

Introduction

U-Schos’ Scholar Affairs acts as one-stop center for all UCSI scholars. It provides a platform for scholars to experience and develop interpersonal skills through managing the scholarship matters and involving in event management.

Membership Commitment

Upon registration for U-Schos Scholar Affairs, applicants will undergo interview and assessment before selection. Those who successfully enrolled are entitled Scholar Affairs membership status for a year. During the term, members will be involved in doing administrative tasks such as answering enquiries, data entry, scheduling interview and preparing documents. Members will have the chance to be part of an organizing committee in event management and attend development sessions which aim to enhance their interpersonal skills such as leadership, project management, communication, creative and critical thinking etc.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation
Supervisor: Ms Cindy Contact email: CindyHoo@ucsiuniversitytrust.com    

Kyan-Mar-Yeh Project

Introduction

KMY Project is a long term voluntary health project originated from Hands of Hope which focuses on the health education and access, nutritional status and well-being aspect of the underserved communities. It also provides platform for health-course students (Nutrition, Medicine, Food Science, Biotechnology, etc) to apply their knowledge and skills into real-life scenario.

Membership Commitment

Scholars will be involved in health check-ups, visitation to underserved community, planning of health education syllabus, as well as basic nutritional assessment. Additionally, scholars will also be involved in workshops, development sessions and facilitating booths/events that are in joint with Hands of Hope's activities to both increase the awareness beyond volunteering and increase the skills or knowledge in the area of health.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation
Supervisor: Ms Shannen Choi Contact email: shannenchoi@ucsiuniversitytrust.com

What About Friendship

Introduction

Intellectual disability ("ID") affects more than 1 in every 50 people. It is time to create a world, not for Them, but for Us. Inclusion is all about realizing that together, disabled or not, we share the same basic needs and wants. What about acceptance and community? What about dreams and opportunities? What about Friendship?

Membership Commitment

The dual objectives are creating Social Awareness of ID and fostering Social Connections for individuals with ID. Scholars will be involved in developing platforms for individuals with and without ID to engage and learn from one another. This can be achieved via events, social experiments, friendship programmes, social media outreach, etc.

Functional Mastery

  • Social Awareness
  • Social Responsibility
  • Change Leadership
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Project Management

Supervisor: Andrew Chong

Contact email: aczw900@gmail.com

Useful links:

Uni-Youth

Introduction

UniYouth Programme is targeted to unleash student potential and motivation in order for self-development and self-actualisation purposes. It is a non-competitive programme among all the participants but it is a self-motivated and self-competitive programme to take part. Scholars’ experiences in university will be enriched and empowered, which will be applicable in their daily life as an all-rounder apart from being an academic excellent candidate.

Membership Commitment

  1. General Meeting - 5hours/sem
  2. Team Meeting - 15hours/sem
  3. Training - 10hours/sem
  4. On-Job Training (event) - 10hours/sem
  5. Pre-event Preparation - 15hours/sem
  6. Support Services (Facilitation) - 5hours/sem

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Mr Choy

Contact email: choyky@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

UCSI Scholars’ Circle (U-Schos) Task Force

Introduction

U-Schos Task Force provides a platform for scholars to experience and develop interpersonal skills through event engagement, instill good behavioral values among scholars to uphold UCSI’s good reputation and image and establish close relationships and bonds among our members through encouragement and support.

Membership Commitment

Upon registration for U-Schos TF, applicants will undergo interview and assessment before selection. Those who successfully enrolled are entitled Task Force membership status for a year. During the term, members will be involved in various activities ranging from community projects to campus activities. Members are required to attend meetings, gatherings, workshops and be part of an organizing committee in event management which aim to enhance their interpersonal skills such as leadership, project management, communication, creative and critical thinking etc.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Ms Shannen Choi

Contact email: shannenchoi@ucsiuniversitytrust.com

Sensory Panel Group (SPG)

Introduction

This programme aims to build up a group of students to assist in the sensory evaluation of food products for R&D purpose in the Faculty of Applied Science. Suitable candidates will be trained to do various types of sensory tests as well as trained to be familiar with terms used to describe food characteristics. They will also be trained on how to rate the intensity of the characteristics

Membership Commitment

Scholars will evaluate the food products and provide information about the characteristics of the product. Information gathered will be used in product development projects by Final Year Project students and lecturers. Faculty of Applied Sc. aims to offer external service to food companies who may not have this expertise in their companies. Trained scholars’ skills and knowledge will enhance their marketability in the workforce among the food, food ingredients and other marketing related companies. All products to be evaluated will be safe for consumption.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Ms Carolyn Lim-Loong

Contact email: carolynloong@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Student Ambassador (SA)

Introduction

Students will be exposed to event management field such as participation during Open Days in internal campus and public education Fairs in Klang Valley areas. Through this programme, scholars are expected to develop their personality and enhance their communication and leadership skills throughout the events. Scholars could gain knowledge and skills on how to deal with prospective students and parents.

Membership Commitment

For one event participation will take about 10 hours, therefore, scholars are to participate at least 5 events in long semester and 3 events in short semesters.

Functional Mastery

  • Business acumen
  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility

Supervisor: Mr Bala

                      Mr Isaac

Contact email: balachandran@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

                           isaacloy@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Peer Counseling (PC)

Introduction

PC is one of the programmes under the Student Development and Counselling Department (SDCD). Peer counselors are UCSI university students who have been carefully selected by the Peer Counselling committee (also students) under the guidance of the University’s counselor.

Membership Commitment

Selected candidates will then undergo professional training that focus on active listening skills, basic counselling skills, and how to respect boundaries and confidential issues, among others. Scholars will be involved in discussing and arranging internal and external activities. Scholars will also participate in the meeting and sharing session and assist university counselor in their event.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Ms Megala

Contact email: megala@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)

Introduction

PAL is an initiative of UCSI University to flourish the positive culture of learning excellence and academic development through student to student (s to s) method of delivery. Owned by the Centre of Excellence for Learning and Teaching (CELT), all sessions are led by trained P.A.L. student mentors. The mentors are past students of the course who have been successful in their academic performance.

Membership Commitment

Throughout the 10-11 weeks, mentors are to coordinate with CELT to conduct minimum of 20 hours of face to face study sessions with mentee. Attendance is to be recorded. Workshops will be carried out to foster mentor's commitment and mentoring skills (accounted for minimum 5 hours). Remaining hours are designated for meeting with lecturers, mentors to arrange their mentoring materials, and class preparation. CELT will also involve the PAL mentors for on-going research purposes. For short semester, the hours will be adjusted accordingly to make 25 hours.

Functional Mastery

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Mr Chai Siew Mei

Contact email: chaism@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK)

Introduction

KSK has been addressing the issue of urban poverty and homelessness for over a decade. Kechara Soup Kitchen started with a few packets of nasi goreng and has since evolved into providing medical care, counseling and even job opportunities and shelter placement services to its clients, going above and beyond ‘normal’ soup kitchen activities.

Membership Commitment

Kechara Soup Kitchen will guide UCSI Scholars through the soup kitchen’s operations from the process of identifying and registering clients, to distributing food in operation locations including our Jalan Imbi Centre and the streets of Kuala Lumpur, to our Food Bank program for the urban poor, to eventually conceptualizing a project of their choice relating to KSK’s goals.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Mr Justin Cheah

Contact email: justin.cheah@kechara.com

U-Schos' Scholar Affairs

Introduction

U-Schos’ Scholar Affairs acts as one-stop center for all UCSI scholars. It provides a platform for scholars to experience and develop interpersonal skills through managing the scholarship matters and involving in event management.

Membership Commitment

Upon registration for U-Schos Scholar Affairs, applicants will undergo interview and assessment before selection. Those who successfully enrolled are entitled Scholar Affairs membership status for a year. During the term, members will be involved in doing administrative tasks such as answering enquiries, data entry, scheduling interview and preparing documents. Members will have the chance to be part of an organizing committee in event management and attend development sessions which aim to enhance their interpersonal skills such as leadership, project management, communication, creative and critical thinking etc.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation
Supervisor: Ms Cindy Contact email: CindyHoo@ucsiuniversitytrust.com    

Kyan-Mar-Yeh Project

Introduction

KMY Project is a long term voluntary health project originated from Hands of Hope which focuses on the health education and access, nutritional status and well-being aspect of the underserved communities. It also provides platform for health-course students (Nutrition, Medicine, Food Science, Biotechnology, etc) to apply their knowledge and skills into real-life scenario.

Membership Commitment

Scholars will be involved in health check-ups, visitation to underserved community, planning of health education syllabus, as well as basic nutritional assessment. Additionally, scholars will also be involved in workshops, development sessions and facilitating booths/events that are in joint with Hands of Hope's activities to both increase the awareness beyond volunteering and increase the skills or knowledge in the area of health.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation
Supervisor: Ms Shannen Choi Contact email: shannenchoi@ucsiuniversitytrust.com

What About Friendship

Introduction

Intellectual disability ("ID") affects more than 1 in every 50 people. It is time to create a world, not for Them, but for Us. Inclusion is all about realizing that together, disabled or not, we share the same basic needs and wants. What about acceptance and community? What about dreams and opportunities? What about Friendship?

Membership Commitment

The dual objectives are creating Social Awareness of ID and fostering Social Connections for individuals with ID. Scholars will be involved in developing platforms for individuals with and without ID to engage and learn from one another. This can be achieved via events, social experiments, friendship programmes, social media outreach, etc.

Functional Mastery

  • Social Awareness
  • Social Responsibility
  • Change Leadership
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Project Management

Supervisor: Andrew Chong

Contact email: aczw900@gmail.com

Useful links:

Uni-Youth

Introduction

UniYouth Programme is targeted to unleash student potential and motivation in order for self-development and self-actualisation purposes. It is a non-competitive programme among all the participants but it is a self-motivated and self-competitive programme to take part. Scholars’ experiences in university will be enriched and empowered, which will be applicable in their daily life as an all-rounder apart from being an academic excellent candidate.

Membership Commitment

  1. General Meeting - 5hours/sem
  2. Team Meeting - 15hours/sem
  3. Training - 10hours/sem
  4. On-Job Training (event) - 10hours/sem
  5. Pre-event Preparation - 15hours/sem
  6. Support Services (Facilitation) - 5hours/sem

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Mr Choy

Contact email: choyky@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

UCSI Scholars’ Circle (U-Schos) Task Force

Introduction

U-Schos Task Force provides a platform for scholars to experience and develop interpersonal skills through event engagement, instill good behavioral values among scholars to uphold UCSI’s good reputation and image and establish close relationships and bonds among our members through encouragement and support.

Membership Commitment

Upon registration for U-Schos TF, applicants will undergo interview and assessment before selection. Those who successfully enrolled are entitled Task Force membership status for a year. During the term, members will be involved in various activities ranging from community projects to campus activities. Members are required to attend meetings, gatherings, workshops and be part of an organizing committee in event management which aim to enhance their interpersonal skills such as leadership, project management, communication, creative and critical thinking etc.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Ms Shannen Choi

Contact email: shannenchoi@ucsiuniversitytrust.com

Sensory Panel Group (SPG)

Introduction

This programme aims to build up a group of students to assist in the sensory evaluation of food products for R&D purpose in the Faculty of Applied Science. Suitable candidates will be trained to do various types of sensory tests as well as trained to be familiar with terms used to describe food characteristics. They will also be trained on how to rate the intensity of the characteristics

Membership Commitment

Scholars will evaluate the food products and provide information about the characteristics of the product. Information gathered will be used in product development projects by Final Year Project students and lecturers. Faculty of Applied Sc. aims to offer external service to food companies who may not have this expertise in their companies. Trained scholars’ skills and knowledge will enhance their marketability in the workforce among the food, food ingredients and other marketing related companies. All products to be evaluated will be safe for consumption.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Ms Carolyn Lim-Loong

Contact email: carolynloong@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Student Ambassador (SA)

Introduction

Students will be exposed to event management field such as participation during Open Days in internal campus and public education Fairs in Klang Valley areas. Through this programme, scholars are expected to develop their personality and enhance their communication and leadership skills throughout the events. Scholars could gain knowledge and skills on how to deal with prospective students and parents.

Membership Commitment

For one event participation will take about 10 hours, therefore, scholars are to participate at least 5 events in long semester and 3 events in short semesters.

Functional Mastery

  • Business acumen
  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility

Supervisor: Mr Bala

                      Mr Isaac

Contact email: balachandran@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

                           isaacloy@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Peer Counseling (PC)

Introduction

PC is one of the programmes under the Student Development and Counselling Department (SDCD). Peer counselors are UCSI university students who have been carefully selected by the Peer Counselling committee (also students) under the guidance of the University’s counselor.

Membership Commitment

Selected candidates will then undergo professional training that focus on active listening skills, basic counselling skills, and how to respect boundaries and confidential issues, among others. Scholars will be involved in discussing and arranging internal and external activities. Scholars will also participate in the meeting and sharing session and assist university counselor in their event.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Ms Megala

Contact email: megala@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)

Introduction

PAL is an initiative of UCSI University to flourish the positive culture of learning excellence and academic development through student to student (s to s) method of delivery. Owned by the Centre of Excellence for Learning and Teaching (CELT), all sessions are led by trained P.A.L. student mentors. The mentors are past students of the course who have been successful in their academic performance.

Membership Commitment

Throughout the 10-11 weeks, mentors are to coordinate with CELT to conduct minimum of 20 hours of face to face study sessions with mentee. Attendance is to be recorded. Workshops will be carried out to foster mentor's commitment and mentoring skills (accounted for minimum 5 hours). Remaining hours are designated for meeting with lecturers, mentors to arrange their mentoring materials, and class preparation. CELT will also involve the PAL mentors for on-going research purposes. For short semester, the hours will be adjusted accordingly to make 25 hours.

Functional Mastery

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Mr Chai Siew Mei

Contact email: chaism@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK)

Introduction

KSK has been addressing the issue of urban poverty and homelessness for over a decade. Kechara Soup Kitchen started with a few packets of nasi goreng and has since evolved into providing medical care, counseling and even job opportunities and shelter placement services to its clients, going above and beyond ‘normal’ soup kitchen activities.

Membership Commitment

Kechara Soup Kitchen will guide UCSI Scholars through the soup kitchen’s operations from the process of identifying and registering clients, to distributing food in operation locations including our Jalan Imbi Centre and the streets of Kuala Lumpur, to our Food Bank program for the urban poor, to eventually conceptualizing a project of their choice relating to KSK’s goals.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation

Supervisor: Mr Justin Cheah

Contact email: justin.cheah@kechara.com