869 New Students Join XMUM in October 2018


869 new students joined the undergraduate programmes of Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) and started their academic journey on 1 October 2018.

The total number of students at XMUM has now reached 4,050, including over 40% international students from 22 different countries and regions, such as China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Egypt, Zambia, Turkmenistan, Korea, Yemen, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Japan, Myanmar, Syria, Kazakhstan, India, Pakistan, Algeria, Somalia, Tajikistan.

All the new students completed their registration by 29 September 2018. To help them adapt to their new life stage, the university offered various orientation activities from 29 to 30 September, introducing them to their new curricula as well as the diverse and inclusive campus culture. 

The 2-day orientation includes a campus tour, ice-breaking games, senior sharing session, etc. The freshmen spent time with their seniors and were offered valuable suggestions about their upcoming college life.

Staff from XMUM management teams, namely Library, IT, Finance and Student Affairs Office, also gave briefings regarding their respective functions and responsibilities. 

The orientation activities culminated in the gala night on 20 September. With the theme of "X'Eve·Dream Night", students showcased their talents with various performances after XMUM President Prof. Wang Ruifang and XMUM Student Council President Zhang Renyuan made speeches to inspire students to get ready for their new adventure.

Currently XMUM offers 2 foundation programmes and 15 undergraduate programmes, including 2 new programmes available from this October, i.e. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and Bachelor of Arts in Advertising (Honors). More programmes will be offered in the near future, including Master in Business Administration, XMUM's first Master programme.

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