Welcome New Students to SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah. Print
Friday, 26 January 2018 21:27

SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah welcomed its new students who have registered for the February 2018 Semester today at SIDMA Atrium. The main aim of this meaningful welcoming session was to familiarise the new students with SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah’s lifestyle and to create an open as well a welcoming atmosphere for these students to connect with their fellow coursemate, staff, tutors, lecturers, as well as SIDMA Board of management.

Dr Morni Hj Kambrie, Founder and Chairman SIDMA College, took time from his busy schedule, to welcome and congratulate the new students on their acceptance to SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah. “We are thrilled that you are one of our SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah family. All of us at SIDMA College are excited to welcome you to our college, and we look forward to providing you with a great start to the college life and experience” he added.

He added that the SIDMA College family will strive every day to make the college a more conducive place to study. He too reminded students to manage and put to good use on all resources and facilities provided to them during their studies here, including financial assistance; and he reminded students to manage their own personal resources, particularly time; as any negligence in terms of managing their own time will have a negative impact on their studies. He also announced that SIDMA College practices an-open door policy, and that students are welcomed to meet any of its staff should they faced any problem, particularly in their academic studies.

During the session, students were briefed by representatives from Finance Department regarding the fee structure and the financial assistance such PTPTN and other financial aids available in the college; the Academic Department regarding their course structure and other related matters; Student Affairs and Development Department (STAD); as well the hands-on training on the system used for the students, namely the UNIEC & SLMS system, by the System Unit. The students were also given a college tour around the campus.

According to the Admission and Students Record Department, the programme aimed at providing new students with necessary skills and information needed by the fresh students for a successful transition to college life. It is also to provide relevant and engaging programme for them, thus making sure that the students have fun and can start building their network vital for their academic programme, know and connect with the college staff and most importantly their new peers.

Currently, SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah is equipped with some of the world-class facilities, and is one of the first private institution of higher learning in Sabah to introduce e-learning, a hybrid model that combine the conventional face-to face meetings with lecturers and tutors, and the internet-based support system that provide continuous interaction among students, tutors and lecturers.

Facilities such as UNIEC (UNITAR Education Core) and SLMS (SIDMA Learning Management System), which is yet to be offered by many institutions of higher learning in Sabah will enable students to study at their own pace, time and place.

List of Academic Programme offered at SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah.

  1. Foundation Courses
  1. Foundation in Management.  
  1. Diploma Courses:
  1. Diploma in Early Childhood Studies (SIDMA)
  2. Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
  3. Diploma in Management
  1. Bachelor Degree Courses:
  1. Bachelor of Education (Hons)
  2. Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)
  3. Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  4. Bachelor of Management (Hons).
  1. Masters Courses:
  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Master of Education (Education Leadership and management (ELM)
  3. Master of Education (TESL)
  4. Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

February 2018 semester registration for new students has begun, and academic advising services are available. Courses offered are viewable online.

For more information, enquiries and registration, please call us at 088-732 000 / 088-732 020; or fax us at 088-732 015 or 088 732 019. You are also welcomed to visit our website at

By Teo Eng Seng and Zain Azrai Bin Mohd Noor,

SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah,