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Unimas

Integrating gamification in classrooms

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) recently hosted the second Gamification in Learning Seminar at MyCapsule Space, the first Gamification Lab in Malaysia at its campus here. The seminar presented research findings and outcomes from a two-year international collaboration between Unimas (CreativeCulture) and Coventry University,...

Outstanding Unimas athletes feted

KUCHING: About 200 athletes were feted by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) for their achievements throughout the year. A ceremony was organised last Thursday at Merdeka Palace Hotel here, attended by Unimas board of directors chairman Datuk Seri Panglima Sulong Matjeraie, vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohd...

Unimas students visit Bung Bratak

BAU: Almost 100 students and teachers of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) visited Bung Bratak Heritage Centre last Saturday. Bung Bratak Heritage Association chairman Datuk Peter Minos, who was also present during the trip, stated that the delegation had a very good time at the mountain-top...

Varsity donates used PCs to schools

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) is focused on carrying out its social responsibility towards local communities in Samarahan, Kuching, and Sarawak as a whole. In an event yesterday, Unimas contributed 121 used computers to 45 selected schools in the Samarahan and Kuching areas....

Unimas to help underprivileged students

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) is pledging to aid its underprivileged students. "The B40 Endowment Scholarship Fund is targeted towards assisting students who come from poverty-stricken families," said Unimas vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi. In addition to that, Unimas also provides the Student...

Unimas unveils new centralised examination hall

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A new centralised examination hall was constructed in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) to house its growing number of students sitting for examinations. The hall, known as Wakaf Yusuf Marais was built in partnership with OBYU Holdings Sdn....

Gaming in school — seriously?

KUCHING: Creative Culture, a project initiated by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) is aiming to incorporate gaming into learning in school. “We are looking to merge gaming in teaching and learning to incorporate fun and playfulness in an education environment. “We believe that different game mechanics...

Digital makerspace to aid STEM learning process

KUCHING: Digital Makerspace would be a boon to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning process. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) senior lecturer Dr Sarah Flora Samson Juan said this at the Digital Makerspace and Creative Culture public talk yesterday. “A makerspace is essentially a creative,...

Unimas ‘GoBald’ event raises RM5,393

KUCHING: The ‘GoBald’ event held at Unimas yesterday, the last of Go Bald shave events by the Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society (SCCS) for this year, raised a total of RM5,393. The event, which was Unimas’ second satellite shave since 2003, saw 17 students and university...

50 papers to be presented at Unimas conference

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The third International Conference on Media And Society (iC-MAS2019) beginning yesterday will see the presentation of several selected papers in the areas of health literacy, health communication, multimodal analysis of infographics, group identity, culture as well as...
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