Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU)

Package name

Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU)

Why is this interesting for me?

Volunteer Program


It was developed to provide volunteer assistance to the long-term monitoring, tagging and in-situ egg incubation research and conservation project for sea turtles at Chagar Hutang Turtle Sanctuary, Redang Island. This unique program will give you the chance to get up close with the ancient sea turtles (the green and hawksbill turtles) and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

Student Internship Program

Internship Program is open for College/University students from local and international universities from March to September every year. Internship period can be from 4 weeks and above. This program offers student the opportunity to work hands on with endangered sea turtles, as well as to participate in the conservation, research and outreach activities conducted by SEATRU, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu.

When?

March, April, May, June, July, August, September

How long is the course?

OTHERS

Price?

Volunteer Program

Student = USD 200

Non-Student = USD 350

Student Internship Program

International students are required to pay RM300 and Malaysian Students (except intern student from UMT) are required to pay RM150 for registration.

Price inclusive?

OTHERS

Please state the price inclusive for "OTHERS"?

No allowances are given. However, accommodation, food and transportation to the island will be covered by SEATRU, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu.

Learning objectives

Aimed at studying all aspects of the biology and ecology of sea turtles, threats to their survival, and how they can be managed in order to restore the various species to a stable population level

What do I expect to learn?

This unique program will give you the chance to get up close with the ancient sea turtles (the green and hawksbill turtles) and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

How do I experience learning?

Site Visits, Practicals, Internship

How am I assessed?

Report field observations

Is the certificate is awarded upon completion of the programme?

Yes

Call for action:

Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU) Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS)

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu. Malaysia

Tel: +609-6683163

Fax: +609-6683163

Email: turtle@umt.edu.my

Website: http://seatru.umt.edu.my/

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