The Ministry of Higher Education allows universities to decide when to resume physical classes

Deputy Minister Datuk Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad speaks during the launch ceremony of the learning program and signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and McDonald’s Malaysia in Shah Alam on June 10, 2022 – Bernama Peak

Friday, June 10, 2022 9:37 PM MYT

SHAH ALAM, June 10 – The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) authorizes public and private universities to set the appropriate time for the implementation of Comprehensive Physical Teaching and Learning (PdP), depending on capacity and capabilities of their respective campuses.

His Deputy Minister Datuk Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad said the MoHE was confident that each university was able to assess its ability to accommodate the full student body on campus.

“Personally, it’s not the question of whether we can bring everyone in to study, but the ability to control the students and the current situation.

“Insya-Allah, the ability of students to learn in universities can reach 90% by the end of this year.

“We don’t want unforeseen problems because eventually the problem will come back to the community and the government,” he said.

He was speaking to reporters after presiding over the launching ceremony of the learning program and the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and McDonald’s Malaysia here today.

Meanwhile, UiTM Vice-Chancellor Professor Datuk Dr Roziah Mohd Janor said the MoU aims to provide a career opportunity for 4,000 of its students through a pioneering program in the company. fast food.

Further, Roziah said that UiTM has recorded 84% commercialization of its graduates, through the university’s impact study summary, over a 20-year period.

“The report proved that the marketability of UiTM graduates is recognized by the QS World University Rankings as the “most employable graduates among universities worldwide”.

Meanwhile, analysis of the 2021 MoHE Graduate Tracking Study indicated that the marketability of UiTM graduates last year was 83%, despite the challenge of the pandemic (Covid-19) , she added. — Bernama