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UTHM Summer Mobility Programmes (Escape the Ordinary)

Updated: Mar 7, 2019

Package name

UTHM Summer Mobility Programmes (Escape the Ordinary)

Credit transfer?

1 credit

Why is this interesting for me?

Opportunity to learn and experience the local culture while gaining insights on how the academic world contributes to the society and the environment.


June, July, August

How long is the course?

1 weeks

Language proficiency

The programs are fully conducted in English. However, participants are introduced to Bahasa Melayu and local dialects over the duration of the course.


USD 650 per pax (minimum 10 pax)

Price inclusive?

Accommodations, Food, Course Materials, Field Trips, Community Projects, Transportation, Permit Fees, Insurance, OTHERS

Please state the price inclusive for "OTHERS"?

Depending on mutual agreements

Learning objectives

  • To enhance personal skills, confidence and character building among participants through various workshops and customized activities where life-long learning values are emphasized

  • To offer a unique atmosphere that promotes teamworking effort and collective responsibility among participants

  • To enrich experience through cultural exchange and exhibit Malaysia as a country that are rich in diversity within its society and geographical landscape

  • To stimulate interest towards engineering, science and technology as a preferred option for higher education and career path

What do I expect to learn?

  1. Interpersonal and leadership skills

  2. Local culture, tradition, language

  3. Life-long learning and character building values

How do I experience learning?

Lectures, Site Visits, Field Trips/ Field Excursion, Study Tour, Discussions, Group Activities, Presentation, Demonstration, Practicals, Case Studies, Outings, Role Play, Video Viewing, Video Review, Video-based Case Studies, Homestay, Visit to fruit orchards, Laboratory Studies, Lab Practices, Jungle trekking, Meeting with local communities, Seminar, Tutorial, Workshops, Exposure to traditional theatre performance, Involve in games and theatre productions, Reading and writing workshops, Projects, Hand-in skills, Screening of Malay Films, Sketches and photography exercises, Competitions, Tought classes, Problem Solving, Community Service, Active Learning, Mentoring, Debate, Hands-on Workshop, Outdoor Activities, Indoor Activities, Face to face interaction, Games and peer discussion, Interactive courseware, Leadership Forum, Visits and interacting with local community, Educational Tours, Management games, Language Game, LAB/ Studio, Computing task-based activities

How am I assessed?

Presentations, Assignment, Participation, Attendance, Written assignment, Continuous assignment, Report, Video, Homestay/ Field trips, Final outing, Individual task, Skill test, Report field observations, Quizzes, Group work, Concert presentations test, Report, Questionnaires, Group discussions, Role play, Daily discussion, Group project, Group presentations practical, Report writing, Class perticipation, Written assignment, Group role-play, Short documentary project, Group performance, Photographs, Final short project

Is the certificate is awarded upon completion of the programme?


Note for students?

To apply, candidates are required to fill in the application form, and return it by Email to

The application form (in MS Word or PDF format) can be accessed through the UTHM International Office web page:

Call for action:

Dr. Shahmir Hayyan bin Sanusi

International Office, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) 86400 Parit Raja Johor, Malaysia

Tel:+607 453 8513 / +607 453 8513 / +607 453 8514

Fax:+607453 8516


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