On Wednesday, 20th April 2022 (18 Ramadan 1443AH), Asia Metropolitan University (AMU) staff and students organised an Iftar Jamaei, providing food for Iftar (breaking of fast) for the underprivileged in the Bandar Seri Alam area. The University constantly encourages students to participate in community engagement activities as part of its holistic approach in student development to help build their character and soft skills.
Ramadan is the holy month of fasting, during which Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from dawn until sunset. To give back to the community, AMU has been hosting Iftar Jamaie every year with the help of its staff and students.
The University would like to thank and express its gratitude to the staff and students who have contributedand made it a successful event. “It is so interesting to get to learn and be part of this Iftar Jamaie. It’s my first time joining this kind of event as we have been in a pandemic for more than two years. It is such a refreshing experience for me personally.” said Maldina Ann Yutt Anak Michael, a Year-3 Diploma in Nursing student.
Kanaga Viren, a Year-2 Diploma in Healthcare Management said, “I am so intrigued and don’t want to miss this chance to join when they announced it. I’m having such a great experience helping my friends and lecturers cook and pack food for those in need. Thank you, AMU, for this memorable experience.”
Rebecca Shalom, a Year-2 Diploma in Healthcare Management said, “This is my first time joining in an Iftar event and it has been a memorable day. I am glad that I had the opportunity to spend time with my friends while doing something good for the community.”
‘This is my second time joining an Iftar event at the campus and it makes this Ramadan special because I can enjoy iftar with my friends.’ — Nor Nabila, a Year-3 Diploma in Nursing student. The team also sent some of the packed food for Iftar to Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru.
‘This is my first time joining the Iftar Jamaie event on campus and it was a great experience for me to cook together with the students & staff. I love how we support each other even though we are of different backgrounds. I look forward to more events like this.’ — Kartiny, a Year-1 Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) student.
AMU has consistently supported student growth to achieve the University’s fundamental goal of producing dynamic graduates with the essential skills and high level of competencies, in line with our motto, Empowering Future Leaders. The institution offers a variety of programmes ranging from foundation to postgraduate levels in Business, Healthcare Management, Nursing, Information Technology (IT), and other fields.