Welcome to UTMSPACE Summer School
In the current borderless and electronically-linked world, possession of global knowledge seems inevitable. For such purpose, UTMSPACE has embarked on a special programme called Summer School. It has been introduced, among others, to provide opportunities especially for international students to learn and experience Malaysian cultural diversity, to explore the tropical rainforest and, flora and fauna. Various courses have been developed to allow students to acquire knowledge, share views and improve their understanding on some uniquely-designed and globally relevant subjects.
All the courses are conducted by qualified and experienced lecturers and/or professionals. Students who are adventurous will also have the opportunity to have hands-on experience by participating in excursions or tours to different places in Malaysia and may even explore one of the world’s oldest rainforest which is said to be about 240 million years old.
The Summer School Programme also provides an avenue for students around the globe to get together to exchange ideas and gain insights, share experience and discover new knowledge, explore possibilities and also establish network.
Summer School Programme
This two-week programme offers a number of interesting courses. It has a wide-application related to the environment, local community, heritage and tradition. The courses incorporate theory and practice, blended with the local culture and social activities. The summer school creates reciprocal partnership through which participants exchange ideas, share experience, discover new knowledge and establish network. Participants will learn and have hands-on experience by participating in various field trips and cultural programmes.
Duration : 2 weeks
Date : 17-28 July 2017
Registration Deadline : 31 May 2017
Fee : USD 1,500.00
1) Explore Johor…Learn English
Learn English while exploring Malaysia’s Southern Jewel – Johor. Enjoy learning English in an immersion environment where participants’ speak, eat, travel and dream’ in English. They will be engaged in language games, fun communicative activities and adventure. The course will be conducted at a number of locations and in different learning environments such as home stay, national park and UTM state-of-the art digital language laboratories.
2) Malaysian Cultural Immersion Programme
Participants will learn the Malay Language, explore and experience the Malaysian culture through the melting-pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony. The multiculturalism has made Malaysia a gastronomical paradise and home to hundreds of colorful festivals. Essentially, the participants will be able to enjoy the prehistoric rainforest, sandy beaches and visit the world’s tallest twin towers- Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur. Ultimately, the course offers a unique experience that combines enthusiasm, intellectual pursuit and cross cultural understanding.