INTI COLAL Empowers Students to Support Environmental Conservation | WWF Malaysia

INTI COLAL Empowers Students to Support Environmental Conservation



Posted on 22 April 2019
COLAL Director Associate Professor Phawani Vijayaratnam, lecturers and students were all smiles at the end of a successful ‘Save Our Turtles’ Employer Project.
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WWF-Malaysia sincerely thanks the lecturers as well as the Foundation and Diploma students of the Centre of Liberal Arts and Languages (COLAL), INTI International University Nilai, for raising RM16,500 for WWF-Malaysia’s turtle conservation efforts in 2018.
 
Under the leadership of Associate Professor Phawani Vijayaratnam, Director of COLAL and Project Manager Phang Siew Sia; lecturers Nadia Athirah Jamaludin, Elizabeth Anne Pereira, Reka Naidu Chandra Kumar, Mohamad Faiz Mohamad Ali, Kamala Devi Thillainathan, Mariann Edwina Mariadass Lourdes, Hansini Thedchanamoorthy, Ng Wen Lee and Wan Noor Farah Wan Shamsuddin empowered their students to support conservation.
 
Through the ‘Save Our Turtles’ Employer Project in support of WWF-Malaysia, the students honed their communications, organisational, event management, creativity and teamwork skills to build support and raise funds for conservation, thereby delivering real world positive impact.
 
During the October Language Enrichment Day, the lecturers guided their students to infuse messages about the importance of environmental protection into the days’ various activities. These included song writing and singing, essay writing, public speaking and video production. Please download the top five essays on the right.
 
Please see the top five videos below:
 
First prize winner - https://youtu.be/su9NqD79JY0
 
Second prize winner – https://youtu.be/Ora42aMFolg
 
Third prize winner – https://youtu.be/HyPstOM11qQ
 
Fourth prize winner – https://youtu.be/f-P1i3ht0E0
 
Fifth prize winner – https://youtu.be/W94oesncN6I
COLAL Director Associate Professor Phawani Vijayaratnam, lecturers and students were all smiles at the end of a successful ‘Save Our Turtles’ Employer Project.
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The Champion Class students who raised the most funds for turtle conservation with their lecturers, COLAL Director Associate Professor Phawani Vijayaratnam and Suan Tan from WWF-Malaysia.
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