21 students from the first batch of students from SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, has completed the Familiarisation Programme at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia in the month of June. This is part of Global Immersion facilitated by the Office of International Relations and Higher Studies at SRM AP.
Students and faculty mentors from SRM AP participated in several on and off-campus activities such as campus tours, cultural exchange, and recreational activities in UTP Malaysia. There were educational trips to Kuala Lumpur and PETRONAS Twin Towers. The students were accompanied by Dr Sunil Chinnadurai, Assistant Professor at SRM University-AP.
In the five-day programme, SRM University-AP students enrolled in two non-credited courses – Introduction to Technical Reporting & Latex Scripting and Data Analysis with R Statistics. The students were introduced to UTP’s facilities, programmes, research capabilities, and campus life as a part of the Familiarisation Programme.
UTP Centre for Student Development (CSD) thanked SRM University-AP for entrusting them to provide our students with a global experience by participating in this programme.
“I had both educational and fun-filled activities throughout the week in Malaysia”– Samardh, 3rd year, CSE
“Thanks to the office of IR and HS for giving us exposure abroad”– Laasya, 3rd year, BBA
“Short courses made big difference in the thinking and learning process of students”– Bharath, 3rd year, CSE
“UTP is a place of cheer, civility, and friendship. I thank SRM AP for this wonderful opportunity”– Sukhdev, 3rd year, CSE