“ALUMNI INSPIRE: FORUM” (SHARING SESSION WITH FIRST YEAR MEDICINE, DENTISTRY AND PHARMACY STUDENTS)
Date : 05 October 2021
Reported by : AHMAD MUAZ ZAKARIA
Category : News
494“ALUMNI INSPIRE: FORUM”
(SHARING SESSION WITH FIRST YEAR MEDICINE, DENTISTRY AND PHARMACY STUDENTS)
DATE/DAY: 2 OCTOBER 2021/ SATURDAY
Organizer: Department of Biology, CFS IIUM in collaboration with Medical Sciences Society (MEDCY)
Organizing Committee (Staff):
Advisor: Mdm Kamaril Azlah bt. Teruk
Director: Mdm Nor Sa’adah bt. Mohd Nasohah
Assistant Director: Sr Nur Diyana Syamim bt. Hasnol
Secretary: Mdm Nazira bt. Zubir
Mdm Rozita bt. Muslim
Mdm Norfazlina bt. Mohd Shaharuddin
Preparation and technical: Mdm Shafiyyah Solehah bt. Zahari
Publication and promotion:
Mdm Nurul Azrina bt. Abdul Aziz
Mdm Rositi Mashani bt. Mohd Sani
Special Task: Mdm Zahala bt. Ghazali
Student Committee (from MEDCY):
Emcee: Raudhah binti Rosli (Matric no: 215019)
Moderator: Muhammad Farhan bin Zolkefly (Matric no: 212481)
Qur’anic Recitor: Dzeshan Shahir bin Mohd Fahmi (Matric no: 211149)
Publication and promotion:
- Harris Imran bin Hassan (Matric no: 211454) and Qistina Syaurah binti Mohd Sanusi (Matric no: 214963)
On 2nd October 2021, Biology department in collaboration with MEDCY has successfully initiated a forum session for Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry and Pre-Pharmacy (CFS IIUM) with first year students of Kulliyyah of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy. This program was aimed to inspire and motivate the students to study for excellence.
Among the objectives of the forum are:
- To familiarize and expose the students with the style of study at CFS, so that the students can adopt and hence achieve excellent
- To inspire all students to keep energized and motivated in achieving excellence
- To instill positive vibes among students for achieving Insan Sejahtera
- To revive the student’s passion to further their studies.
- The platforms that were used for the session were: Zoom & You Tube
The forum started at 10am with du’a and recitation of Al-Qur’an. The emcee gave welcoming remark, followed by welcoming remark by Head of Biology Department and then the forum started.
The panelists for the forum are first year students of Kulliyyah of Medicine, Kulliyyah of Dentistry and Kulliyyah of Pharmacy.
The panelists are:
- Br Muhammad Amirul Najmi bin Abdul Aziz
He graduated from Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS IIUM) in 2021. This first year student from Kulliyyah of Medicine managed to score a CGPA of 3.97. He was an active student and this was proven by his enormous participation in various program during his one-year study in CFS. He was a former President of Medical Sciences Students Society (MEDCY), Subcommittee in Welfare of I-Masjid and committee of Task Force Management Covid-19.
- Br Ahmad Mustaqim bin Mat Lawi
He is a first-year student from Kulliyyah of Dentistry and was on the dean list for two consecutive semesters.
- Sis Nur Farah Yasmeen binti Khairi.
She is a first-year student from Kulliyyah of Pharmacy. She managed to obtain CGPA of 3.84. She was a facilitator for Usrah and Bureau of Publications and Multimedia for Mahallah Azdah Representative Committee.
The forum was divided into three rounds.
In the first round, Sister Farah shared her experiences on how she adapted to study in CFS, how she coped with online classes and how she overcame challenge using English in learning and communication. Brother Najmi shared how he managed his time for Biology subject as well as other core subjects. He also shared how he maximized and optimized the usage of Biology Campbell textbook and eventually successfully in scoring A in both Biology I and Biology II subjects. While, Brother Mustaqim shared his learning technique in studying Biology at CFS which involved memorizing many new Biology terms during the implementation of remote learning.
In the second round, Brother Najmi shared how he managed to stay focused during the online class, Brother Mustaqim shared his view on note taking technique while Sister Farah shared how she studied and prepared for the Biology examination in CFS.
In the third round, each panelist gave their concluding remarks and gave advice to the new students of CFS.
Before the program ended, students were given opportunity to ask questions to the panelist during Questions and Answers session. The students wrote questions in the chatbox of the youtube.
Youtube live session:
Video of the programme:
Nazira binti Zubir
Secretary “Alumni Inspire: Forum” /Senior Biology Lecturer