19 Jul, 2016

Scholar Enrichment Programme (SEP) 200

SEP 200 application form

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1. SEP 200 Briefing

Scholars will be briefed on the overview of the SEP, including all the SEP200 programmes offered and exemption.

2. Application Process

Scholars are to fill up the SEP200 Programme Application Form based on their interest. Scholars could choose up to 3 programmes in the application form but scholars would only be required to commit one SEP200 programme for SEP200 series. Kindly note that programme allocation will be done based on first come first serve basis. If the programme in the first priority is not available, scholars will be channelled to other SEP200 programme based on their second priority.

3. Supervisors' Screening Process

After reviewing scholars' choice of SEP200 programme,  application lists according to SEP200 programmes will be sent to respective SEP200 programme supervisors. Certain programmes may require interviews or screening processfor scholars before enrolling to the programme.

4. SEP200 Programme Allocation

Scholars will be notified on their SEP200 programme enrollment through email and begin their journey in the programme for at least a year. After 1 year commitment, scholars could choose to switch to another programme with the consent of programmes’ supervisors.  

exemption1. Independent Project B

2. Internship

Scholars who wish to apply for SEP200 exemption are required to submit verified Course Selection Slip along with the picture of Course Selection from IIS portal at sep@uschos.com. Exemption begins upon approval but only effective for that particular semester. Scholars who haven’t complete their studies after the exemption period are required to commit in their SEP200 programmes in the following semesters.Please refer to the table below for those who are eligible to apply for exemption

 

Programme

Subject

General Degree (Applied Science, Engineering, Psychology etc) • Independent Project B •Research Project 2 & above
Mass Communication Mass Communication Research
Music (Classic/Contemporary) Final Year Performance 2/ Final Year Research Project 2
A-levels After semester 2/ Completion of studies
Foundation After semester 3 *Applicable for those whose their contract is ended according to mentioned timing
Architecture Research Methodology
Pharmacy Clerkship + Problem-based Learning
Medicine Clinical *Shall resume SEP hours in KL Campus until Clinical subject is taken in KL campus
Nursing • Introduction to Nursing Research *Applicable for diploma Programme • Research Project *Applicable for Degree Programme

House of Talents (HOT)

Introduction

With the motto, Igniting the Passion Within, H.O.T seeks to spot and gather the talented students of UCSI University. There is no programme membership requirement. Students need only to be committed and contribute. We look for students who are interested or involved in the talent and entertainment field.

Membership Commitment

The programme is divided into two; the Master Minds and the Talents. The Master Minds will be building, branding and executing the plans and events of the programme. Students who join the programme as an SEP student must take part as a member in one of the departments under the Master Minds.

Master Mind Departments:

  • Administrative
  • Publicity
  • Training & Development
  • Head Hunter & Talent Coordinator
  • Team Building

Functional Mastery

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

Supervisor: Ms Celine Tan

Contact email: tansy@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

IMus Scholar

Introduction

IMus Scholars aims to nurture and enhance the skills and talents of music scholars throughout their sponsored studies in UCSI University. Those who are in Music programme will automatically channel to IMus scholar and only scholars in music programme can enroll to IMus scholar.

Membership Commitment

IMus Scholars is a development program for music scholars. There are various areas in this program where music scholars can participate and contribute to the program and institute from inception to graduation. Change of SEP subject to jurisdiction of IMus. Scholars will be allowed to carry forward a maximum of 10 hours for any extra hours they have contributed in the previous semester, subject to approval from supervisor(s).

Functional Mastery

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

Supervisor: Ms Nur Lina Anuar

Contact email: nurlina@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR)

Introduction

The Aviary Project

A journey into aviary is about…

  • Flight, a belief in your potential
  • Soaring without limits, unleashing your potential
  • Freedom, liberating yourself from fixed beliefs and self-imposed limitations

Membership Commitment

Develop and implement a fund raising campaign for the aviary through:
  • Raising awareness
  • Developing understanding about birds
  • Engaging the target market
  • Transforming awareness into action to contribute
  • Follow up communication
  • Maintenance program

Functional Mastery

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

Supervisor: Ms Phng Li Kheng

Contact email: likheng.phng@gmail.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hands of Hope (HOH)

Introduction

HOH is a long-term voluntary project that connects university students to communities in need of quality education (refugee & special needs communities). It provides a platform for university students to reach out and create a self-sustainable community through education equality.

Membership Commitment

Scholars will be involved in volunteering, travelling, briefing, gathering, facilitating art classes guidance, public speaking, assisting children to trips, MODUL facilitators or Picha Project. Scholars would be required to undergo development sessions such as talks, presentation or visitations. Scholars will also undergo sessions used to develop more skills and increase the awareness of the volunteers beyond just volunteering such as go to a talk by MaGIC or inviting a speaker.

Functional Mastery

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

Supervisor: Ms Shannen Choi

Contact email: shannenchoi@ucsiuniversitytrust.com

Facilitation Program (FP)

Introduction

FP provides a platform to the students to learn about the event management and ways to engage and communicate with the people through the events that they organized or assisted in. Training will be provided to the members and they can later apply what they learnt to the upcoming events which they will be assisting in. Besides helping out and facilitating events, scholars have to organise events and workshops too.

Membership Commitment

In facilitation program, each member is required to complete 40 contribution points (long semester) and 20 contribution points (short semester) by attending workshops, assisting in event or organizing any event for the program. The CP points will be given to the member once they submit their self-evaluation through online after the events. Members will receive warning letter if they have performed any misconduct and three misconducts will lead to membership termination.

Functional Mastery

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

Supervisor: Ms Liew Cheu Teng

Contact email: liewct@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Engineering Undergraduate Research Scholar Programme (EURSP)

Introduction

This programme is open for all undergraduate students who are interested in Science and Engineering. The programme focused in activities related with research & development of science and engineering.

Membership Commitment

In long semester, students would create group mini research project and demonstrate the outputs and explore learning trip (site visit/exhibition) once per long semester. Students are to review current research trend through online article in short semester. At the final semester of programme, students need to demonstrate their knowledge and skills to through presentation or workshop.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility

Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dr Yu Lih Jiun

Contact email: yulj@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Equipping Peers In Career (EPIC)

Introduction

EPIC is an affiliate programme under Co-op Education Centre & Job Placement Centre which is designed to groom scholars with knowledge and skills to overcome career barriers, and guiding peers in their career paths.

Membership Commitment

Scholars who are interested and passion in people development, and self-development are encouraged to join the programme. Throughout the semester, scholars will be involved in project execution such as organizing Career Fair, promotions, career talks & career exploration modules.  Apart from that, scholars will be involved in facilitation and mentorship session.

Functional Mastery

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

Supervisor: Ms Bernice Ching

Contact email: chingyf@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

Community Engagement Programme (CEP)

Introduction

CEP provides a platform for students to engage with the community, and serve those who are in needed. There are different categories for CEP, which are Environment, Health, Education, Social Sports, and Culture & Recreation.

Membership Commitment

Scholars will be exposed to collaborate and enhance opportunities for meaningful reciprocal relationships with other institutions of higher education and NGOs’ in community-based projects. It fosters the sense of volunteerism among students and staffs to increase the awareness and understanding of the principle and practice of community engagement among students and staff.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility

Supervisor: Mr Ho Meng Chuan

Contact email: homc@ucsiuniversity.edu.my

CAREton Project @ UCSI University (CAREton)

Introduction

CAREton Project @ UCSI University has officially just become the first and only University campus-based public collection center for used beverage cartons in Malaysia. This project helps people realize that each person can make a difference to the environment and underprivileged community in their own small way. Uniquely, unlike other CAREton Project affiliates, this project is managed and executed by University students, who often have bright ideas to improve the project as a whole.

Membership Commitment

Flexible project hours but scholars may be required to work on their own time outside office hours. Much of the work is individual commitment to collect cartons and spread the word, whereas team effort is required for events management and strategy planning.

Functional Mastery

  • Project management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Social responsibility
  • Creativity or innovation
Supervisor: Dr. Crystale Lim Contact email: crystalelim@ucsiuniversity.edu.my