Student Orientation in Penang, Ipoh, KL and Johor Bahru

Wawasan Open University commemorated its second orientation today by holding simultaneous programmes at the four states where the university has its regional offices. The orientation for Penang was held at Disted-Stamford College, for Ipoh at Institut Teknologi Perak (ITP), for Kuala Lumpur at Menara PGRM, while for Johor Bahru at Southern College.

The event started with the student registration, followed by welcoming speeches by the respective regional office directors, student representatives, and representatives from WOU headquarters. Other activities included briefing students on the ODL study model and introducing them to WOU’s learning support and services, TMA’s preparations, and hands-on lab sessions.

Goodie bags filled with souvenir items, handouts and a Student Handbook given out to new students.

Goodie bags filled with souvenir items, handouts and a Student Handbook given out to new students.

Student Council members of WOU Penang volunteer their services.

Student Council members of WOU Penang volunteer their services.

Newly-registered students listen during the orientation.

Newly-registered students listen during the orientation.

Penang Regional Office Director K Manoharan gives his welcoming speech.

Penang Regional Office Director K Manoharan gives his welcoming speech.

Orientation Programme sheet.

Orientation Programme sheet.

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Operations) shares some insights.

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Operations) shares some insights.

Students learn about WOU's policies and procedures.

Students learn about WOU's policies and procedures.

Taking their oath.

Taking their oath.

WOU caters to people from all walks of life.

WOU caters to people from all walks of life.

A delicious meal.

A delicious meal.

An Education Technology staff briefs on the facilities available for ODL learners, e.g. WawasanLearn and e-Library.

An Education Technology staff briefs on the facilities available for ODL learners, e.g. WawasanLearn and e-Library.

New students log into their student account during a hands-on session assisted by WOU staff and volunteers.

New students log into their student account during a hands-on session assisted by WOU staff and volunteers.

WOU Vice Chancellor Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Gajaraj Dhanarajan speaks at the orienation in KLRO.

WOU Vice Chancellor Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Gajaraj Dhanarajan speaks at the orienation in KLRO.

A freshman leads in reciting the students pledge.

A freshman leads in reciting the students pledge.

WOU's new students and staff at the orientation in Southern College, Johor Bahru.

WOU's new students and staff at the orientation in Southern College, Johor Bahru.

Johor Bahru Regional Office Director Ng Peng Long with WOU tutors and students.

Johor Bahru Regional Office Director Ng Peng Long with WOU tutors and students.

Ipoh RO staff and students man the registration counter.

Ipoh RO staff and students man the registration counter.

Ipoh RO Director Ching Huey Ling gives her welcome speech.

Ipoh RO Director Ching Huey Ling gives her welcome speech.

Students and tutors at the orientation in Ipoh.

Students and tutors at the orientation in Ipoh.