In line with the University’s curriculum (as provided by the Centre for Initiation of Talent and industrial Training/CITRA), GIG1005: Social Engagement has been design to emphasise a holistic soft skill in academic and community outreach programme. This course intended to expose students on the imperative ideas of engagement or partnership between International and Strategic Studies’ students with individuals and organisations in the area to develop and advance the livelihood, sustainability, and economic life of the society, especially among the subaltern and underprivileged communities. At the Department of International and Strategic studies, we believe projects that address local community needs and societal problems is critical to our mission in highlighting the potential for internationally-focused experiential education that bridge students with wellbeing of the society. In return, social engagements enable International and Strategic Studies’ students to better inform about the social reality of the society and attracts wider audiences and stakeholders, in planning and conducting our pedagogical and research responsibility.
At the end of the course, students are expected to:
Synopsis of Course Contents
This course exposes the students on social engagement and their role as volunteers. Students need to plan their social engagement programme and will be placed at a specific location based on their programme. Students are expected to write a report and make a presentation on their experience with the society.
Continuous Assessment: 100% (For more information, please refer to the Undergraduate Handbook/Academic Prospectus and the Centre for Initiation of Talent and Industrial Training)
Community Engagement Programme Organised by the International and Strategic Studies’ students
Academic Session: 2016/2017
Academic Session: 2015/2016