Universiti Malaysia Terengganu has hosted Karnival Ekspresi Unggul 2018 to improve students’ soft skills and prepare them for the working world. Organised for the third time, the three-day carnival attracted some 1,000 visitors, who participated in activities and competitions.
According to programme director, Che Nadia Che Samsudin, the carnival organised and coordinated by UMT students, hoped to give exposure and experience to students through the process of planning and designing the event.
Student are given exposure in theories as well as practical side of managing and organising project. It is hoped that the knowledge and experience will be an added value when they are at the workplace.
"This carnival also provides opportunities to highlight student talents through competitions."
Organising such programmes were important to shape students and add value to graduates to compete when they enter the working world.
Activities at the carnival involve the university uniform bodies, culture, sports and recreation societies, the Language and Communication Department as well as its English Learning Center.
Source: New Straits Times May 23 2018