Arts, culture and a healthy lifestyle
uNITAR International University with its new 15-storey main campus in Kelana Jaya offers students a university environment filled with activities and community responsibilities.
It recently held a Batik “Canting” workshop supported by trainers from the Art Gallery of University Malaya. Nineteen orphans from Rumah Nur Hikmah, Kajang, participated in the workshop.
The workshop aimed to inculcate appreciation towards one of the country’s national heritage and to highlight the opportunities in the batik industry. During the workshop, the students painted a large Jalur Gemilang using the batik “canting” technique.
Another student event, “Tamil Pesuvom Molziyai Valarpom” (Let’s Speak and Cultivate Tamil Language) was held in conjunction with Deepavali to show the importance of the Tamil language. Indian society clubs from six universities and colleges such as UNISEL Bestari Jaya, UNISEL Shah Alam, University Malaya (UM), Kasturi College, UCSI and Stamford College took part in the event. There were also quizzes, poem and essay writing, Thevaram recitation debate and koolam competition.
Duta Budaya UNITAR (the university’s cultural ambassador team) organised a “Senam Seni”, a morning exercise activity featuring a mix of traditional dance moves at the Farmer’s Market site in Kelana Jaya to highlight the presence of the university to the local community and to promote a healthy lifestyle as part of its social responsibility.
Interested students may choose to register for Foundation, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate programmes at the Faculty of Business and Information Technology, Faculty of Education and Social Sciences, Faculty of Early Childhood Studies, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, School of Foundation and General Studies or the Asia Graduate School of Business.
UNITAR International University’s new campus, featuring extensive facilities is located beside the Kelana Jaya Police Station, with many amenities close by.
Accommodation nearby features a wide range of residential options. UNITAR International University is also accessible from all major routes such as the LDP, Federal Highway, Sprint Highway and the NKVE. Kelana Jaya’s Putra LRT Station is conveniently located 2km away. It provides complimentary shuttle buses throughout the day. Other public transportation is also readily available at the new campus.
A unique feature of UNITAR is its number of regional centres in different locations throughout Malaysia. Currently, UNITAR has 10 regional centres with more expected in the near future.
Access to education is a primary goal of UNITAR and students can choose to study its courses through the 10 regional centres in Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), Kuching (Sarawak), Alor Setar (Kedah), Kota Baru (Kelantan), Johor Baru (Johor), Ipoh (Perak), Port Dickson (Negri Sembilan), Penang, Malacca and Jengka (Pahang).
UNITAR was established in 1997 and represents one of the first private higher educational institutions in the country.
In addition to its main campus in Kelana Jaya, the university collaborates with numerous independent regional centres across the country with a population of over 9,000 students in 60 academic programmes.
For details. log on to www.unitar.my
Duta Budaya UNITAR with participants of the Senam Seni dance workout.