Student Activities

INTIMA - Student Government Body

 

INTIMA is the official Student Government of INTI International University. INTIMA stands for ‘innermost essence’ in Latin, which implies unity and a spirit of togetherness, sharing our lives with each other. The objectives of INTIMA are as follows: 

 

      I.         To promote and protect the welfare, rights and privileges of INTI IU students.

     II.         To provide a platform for students to be heard.

   III.         To provide communication links between the Management of INTI IU and the students.

   IV.         To encourage the interaction of students from all programmes, and to promote student interest and activities.

    V.         To coordinate the activities of all the Affiliates and ensure that there is no conflict of interest among the Affiliates. 

   VI.         To enrich the students’ academic life in reaching a holistic education

VII. To encourage students to be more environmental consciousness and social awareness 

INTIMA Executive Committee (EXCO) Details

Every student of INTI contributes RM10 each semester (inclusive in the Resource Fees) to the INTIMA Fund. Most of the money is distributed to clubs to organize events/activities in order to make college life more interesting and more “happening” for YOU!  INTIMA strongly believes in students’ participation in various activities enable them to develop communication skills, personalities and traits, and graduates with competency for the employment market.  One will experience a sense of trINTImph and have a higher self-esteem especially in the final year of your course. This is because of the experience in organising or participating actively in the student activities.

INTIMA consists of three main groups: Executive Committee (EXCO), Council Members and Affiliates described hereafter.

INTIMA Executive Committee is formed from members of the student representatives to assume leadership positions in the INTIMA Council.  The INTIMA EXCO is elected through the INTIMA election process.  Firstly, students who are interested in being a part of INTIMA submit their application form and résumé to the Independent Election Committee (IEC) which will carry out an interview to shortlist candidates. Secondly, an external election will be held to elect the candidates for the top four positions, namely a) President b) Vice President of Administration and Services c) Vice President of Activities d) Vice President of Academic Affairs. The remaining candidates who have undergone the selection process will then be nominated for other positions through an internal election.

The role of INTIMA EXCO is to oversee all student activities and to look after the welfare of the students. There is also a Student Forum session, organized by the Service Cell (sub-committee of INTIMA), which will be held each semester. The Student Forum is a platform for students to voice out their opinions and suggestions to the INTI Management on issues pertaining to students about their welfare, needs and suggestions on improving their college livelihood and experience. Besides that, Service Cell also carries out surveys to collect data to support any proposals by INTIMA to the Top Management.

INTIMA Council Members

The INTIMA Council Members consist of Chairpersons of all INTIMA Affiliates. The role of the council members is to organize events and activities catering to the students’ interest. In addition, council members are entitled to vote on decisions concerning INTIMA, such as amendments to INTIMA Constitution and distribution of INTIMA fund.

INTIMA Affiliates

INTIMA Affiliates are students’ Clubs, Boards and Societies registered under INTIMA).  All the clubs / societies and boards can be categorized into seven categories, i.e. academic, cultural/religion, indoors, martial arts, outdoors, socials and sports. Affiliates are financially subsidized and assisted in their projects. Students are highly encouraged to join any of the following clubs/boards/societies that of interest to them.  Students can also establish a new affiliate.

INTIMA Subsidiaries

INTIMA Subsidiaries comprised of service cell and academic council lead by Vice President of Administration & Services and Vice President of Academic Affairs respectively. All the members of service cell are in charge of assisting INTIMA Excos to carry out INTIMA events especially student forum each semester. Academic Council formed by elected program representatives that agreed or recommended by head of programme from each faculties to enrich the students’ academic life in reaching a holistic education.

Students Clubs and Societies

INTI International Students welcomes the contribution made to student life by clubs and societies. With more than 50 officially recognized clubs and societies listed INTIMA, there is something for everybody. However, if you think there is a gap to be filled, you can set up your own student society.

Activities 

INVALT - Intervarsity Leadership Training Workshop (InVaLT) 2023: Employability: Global Market Revolution for End Game Generation

InVaLT 2023 which was held on the 26 to 28 of May 2023, is a groundbreaking training platform initiated by HEYA Malaysia, designed with the theme "Employability: Global Market Revolution for End Game Generation." This ambitious project aims to discover and nurture leadership potential within today's youth, providing them with essential skills, knowledge, and tools to gain a competitive edge as they step into the workforce.

At the heart of any progressive society lies its leaders. These individuals are instrumental in driving organizations and people forward, consistently raising the bar, surpassing expectations, and performing beyond their own capabilities. To prepare young leaders for this role, InVaLT 2023 has gathered a team of 30 passionate individuals from both private and public universities and colleges in Malaysia to spearhead the initiative.

The workshop was opened to at least 250 young leaders, representing diverse backgrounds, including student council representatives and organization leaders from all higher institutions in Malaysia, as well as international students from universities abroad. INTI International University is proud that our students’ leader, INTIMA, was given the opportunity by HEYA to participate and be part of the committee of the InVALT 2023. 


KeeperKu Programme

On March 11, 2023, Saturday, the first USR was held at Zoo Negara with the goal of raising awareness about animal welfare and conservation. There were 30 INTI students present, as well as 5 FELA academicians (Dr Ng – Dean, Ms Azureen – MPU HOP, Ms Suhaila – subject lecturer, Ms Nurien – lecturer, Dr Wan Husna – senior lecturer). 

This Zoo Negara KeeperKu Programme is only open to students aged 13 and up from schools, colleges, and universities in Malaysia. All volunteers who took part in this program were assigned tasks such as cleaning up the zoo compound, mending some repairs, feeding the animals, and so on for an 8-hour period beginning at 8 a.m.

Malaysia Independent Animal Rescue (MIAR)

On March 16, 2023, 10am, MPU3442, Section 1A, Group 1 initiated a USR project at Malaysia Independent Animal Rescue (MIAR) in Semenyih. This project was carried out by 8 members of the group, led by Koh Vy Tran and accompanied by Ms Fang Yi Xue from FELA. 

The project aims to raise public awareness and promote MIAR in order to aid in the long-term development of MIAR and to provide students with an opportunity to give back to society. MIAR has benefited from the student's fundraising event by receiving animal urinary pads, 60kg of rice, dog food, and dish soap through this project.

Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Rhema Orphanage

On March 16, 2023, 2pm, students from INTI International University worked together to help children at the Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Rhema Orphanage. This project was supervised by Foo Kim Eng from Faculty of Engineering and Quantity Surveying (FEQS) and Fang Yi Xue from Faculty of Education and Liberal Arts (FELA). The orphanage has 10 kids aged 8 to 16, including one child with special needs. Besides, students played two fun games with the children. One of the games was called "green light red light," which comes from a popular Korean TV show called Squid Game. The kids really enjoyed playing this game.

Vivekananda Children Home

On March 17, 2023, a group of students from MPU3442, Section 1D, Group 2, organized a social responsibility project to support Vivekananda Children Home, an orphanage located in Rembau, about 60km from INTI International University. 

The project was conducted by the students under the guidance of their supervisor, Fang Yi Xue from the Faculty of Education and Liberal Arts (FELA). Chaperones for the visit day included Suhaila Ngadiron from the Faculty of Education and Liberal Arts (FELA), and Foo Kim Eng and Dr Abdolreza Toudehdehghan from the Faculty of Engineering and Quantity Surveying (FEQS).

Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim dan Miskin Semarak (PKAYMS)

On March 18, 2023, the University Social Responsibility Project was organized to support Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Dan Miskin Semarak (PKAYMS), a welfare organization that provides assistance to orphans and poor children. The project was supervised by Foo Kim Eng from the Faculty of Engineering and Quantity Surveying (FEQS) and Liow Chiew Han from the Faculty of Data Science and Information Technology (FDSIT).


Two groups of students from MPU3442 (Community Service) participated in the project. Students from Section B, Group 5, led by Group Leader Gan Shin Yee, conducted fundraising activities by selling homemade biscuits. Students from Section C, Group 4, led by Group Leader Jeevita A/P Ramakrishnan, set up a snack stall and sold sandwiches, soy pudding, nuggets, hot dogs, and ice cream floats. 

Pertubuhan Kebajikan Zhen Ai

On March 18, 2023, from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm, three groups of students from MPU3442 (Community Service) visited Pertubuhan Kebajikan Zhen Ai, old folks home established in 2020 by Dato' Calvin Khiu, the founder of MK Curtain. The project was supervised by Mr. Foo Kim Eng from the Faculty of Engineering and Quantity Surveying (FEQS).

The students conducted fundraising activities to support the home. Section 1A, Group 5, led by Chan Tai Heng, sold homemade biscuits, while Section 1B, Group 6, led by Goh Tze Yong, set up a booth selling snacks and drinks such as popcorn chicken, nuggets, cheese wedges, herbal eggs, and coke. Section 1C, Group 6, led by Teh Xu Xuan, set up a stall selling soft drinks, sweets, and snacks such as butterfly pea, white bean jelly, sour plum, coconut jelly, and pudding.

Charis Old Folks Home

This University Social Responsibility project involved two groups of students who visited Charis Old Folks Home on March 18, 2023. The purpose of the project was to provide support to the elderly residents through fundraising activities and the donation of daily necessities. The project's supervisors were Foo Kim Eng and Fo Ke Wah from the Faculty of Engineering and Quantity Surveying (FEQS).

The project included two groups of students from MPU3442 (Community Service). Group 1, led by Cheong Woon Yang, organized fundraising activities such as selling nuggets, French fries, and jewellery like necklaces and bracelets. Group 2, led by Chong Kai Loon, set up a booth to sell cookies to raise funds for the project. 

Sekolah Kebangsaan Tekir

On March 20, 2023, at 10 a.m., a USR project was carried out at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tekir. During the first site visit, the students discovered that the SK Tekir classroom is in poor condition because the ceiling fan is worn out and the wires inside are exposed to the environment, which could cause the fan to fall and injure or kill the students. Aside from that, the chairs and tables are made of wood, which is easily infested by termites. 


There are no proper bookshelves in the classroom for the students to read in their spare time.

This project's main activity is to redecorate and recondition their classroom to make it more conducive. A successful fundraising event led by Yong Ji Kang, which included selling pancakes and holding lucky draws, raised funds for two new school bookshelves.

Pusat Jagaan Saaii

On March 22, 2023, students from MPU3442 (Community Service) at INTI International University organized a University Social Responsibility (USR) project to support Pusat Jagaan Saaii, a care center for elderly and handicapped individuals. The project was supervised by Foo Kim Eng and Dr. Chong Tet Vui from the Faculty of Engineering and Quantity Surveying (FEQS) and Dr. Kumar Krishnan from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS).

Pusat Jagaan Saaii is a care center for the elderly and those with disabilities as well as those suffering from diseases such as stroke, diabetes and other conditions. The center has 26 residents, and the students provided daily necessities and paid part of the water bill to support the center.