The Model of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Students Assembly (Dewan Mahasiswa)

19 Apr

Student Assembly of Universiti Teknologi Petronas is inspired to upgrade the functions of the existing Majlis Persidangan Presiden-Presiden Kelab (MPPK) which will be known as Student Assembly. It is a united group of students comprised of all student members dedicated to advancing the views and concerns relating to students. The Student Assembly is established to serves as the voice to represent the concerns of students throughout the campus. Involvement in the Student Assembly is a perfect opportunity for students to learn about issues, become involved and meet lifelong acquaintances

The Student Assembly is governed by the Majlis Perwakilan Pelajar (MPPUTP) which consists of a President, Deputy President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Student Delegate of clubs and societies and all of whom are available to discuss issues affecting students, clubs and societies.

Students Assembly (Dewan Mahasiswa) of UTP

Part 1
Aims of Students Assembly

1.1  To establish a platform that combines the voice of students at every levels of student leadership.

1.2  To cultivate an intellectual discourse and debate among students.

1.3  To produce a quality graduates, who are critical and idealists in preparing future leaders of the nation.

1.4  To ensure the students’ voices are recognized in the formulation of university policies and regulations.

Part 2 : Students Assembly

2.1 Students Assembly is consists of the following members:
a) Director and Advisors of Student Support Services Department (SSSD)
b) Members of the High and Executive Council of Student Representative Council
b) The Presidents of the student associations and clubs
c) Representatives of the Foundation Studies
d) Independent Representatives upon invitation by Student Representative Council  (SRCUTP)

2.2 The audiences of Student Assembly are open to staffs and all registered students of the Universiti Teknologi Petronas.
2.3 The roles of Student Assembly are to provide a consultation forum between students and their representatives pertaining the welfare and student’s development and also to facilitate accountability among members through questions and answers and debate session.

Part 3 : Student Assembly membership

3.1 SRCUTP Excos are automatically become the members of Student Assembly amounted to 22 seats
3.2 The Presidents and Representatives of student associations and clubs amounted to 50 seats
3.3 A total of 10 seats are allocated for independent members among university students and will be decided by Student Representative Council
3.4 Members of the Assembly among the student bodies and clubs are based on:
a) Associations and clubs registered with Student Support Services Department (SSSD).
b) Merit of associations and clubs in organizing programs
c) The composition is based on group of associations and clubs such as the Academic, Sports,Religion and the          Secretariat of volunteers.
d) Selection of representative members from associations and clubs is through Student Representative Council (SRCUTP)
3.5 Assembly members must served to at least one academic session as long as they still hold positions in 2 (b) and 2 (c).
3.6 Audience of Assembly consists of staffs and all registered students in UTP
3.7 The audience’s views and ideas can be expressed at the end of each debate session upon the discretion of the Speaker of Assembly.

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Part 4 : Functions of Students Assembly
4.1 Discussion and debate on student welfare issues at Universiti Teknologi Petronas in terms of following:
a. Hostel and Accomodation
b. Health
c. Cafeteria
d. Security
e. Finance
f . Internet
g. Social facilities
h. Transport
i. Other
4.3 Discussion and debate on current issues that occur:
a. On campus involving the campus community
b. Off-campus
– National Level
– International level
4.4 Discussion and debate on University rules and regulations relating to the students prior to the approval by the University administration.

 Part 5 : Proposals (* to be revised)
Proposal 1 – Problem on the delayed operating system updates of administrative office for example Finance, Student Service, Residential and Security. Aiming for integrated online system.

 Proposal 2  – Sport facilities and management

Proposal 3 – Justification on student activity fee, internship fee and others

Proposal 4 – Never ending cafeteria performance issues

Yang Di-Pertua

Majlis Perwakilan Pelajar Universiti Teknologi Petronas

Duta Mahasiswa

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