(picture taken from http://www.umt.edu.my/v8/)
During my way to the campus yesterday, I had an opportunity to witness the official launching of USR@UMT programme,.. This programme was given the name University Social Responsibility @ University Malaysia Terengganu (USR@UMT) has been designed to meet the objectives of UMT to play an active role in social development, economy and education through the provision of services to the community, especially those nearby,.. Initiatives and efforts to implement the USR programme is aimed at improving the welfare of the community through contributions of the existing expertise in UMT,..
(video taken from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omE-lQ8Ljl8)
Apart from that, USR is also an approach to increase the socialization between the university with the community around it. Through the USR, university will be able to manifest its intention to establish and foster a harmonious relationship with the community,.. Thus, the success of the programme requires support and cooperation from various parties such as Member of Legislative Assembly (ADUN), Village Development Comittee (JKK) and the local community,..
(USR@UMT link: http://www.umt.edu.my/USR/v2/)