Students also inquired about a change in online posters marketing the degrees.
UPDATED 5PM | Universiti Malaya recently advertises engineering courses which cost about 10 times more than usual.
COMMENT | The appeal today will determine whether the Umany 4 are able to clear their names.
YOURSAY | ‘Universities are supposed to be the bastion of ethical behaviour.’
This is for accusing students of an ethnic group of being prone to copying.
Lawyer says decision should not be construed as an admission by plaintiffs that there was no cause of action.
The investigation is still going on and there is no update so far, a Universiti Malaya spokesperson says.
Vice-chancellor says if claims turn out to be false, UM will question the complainant.
Mipas says it is not enough to suspend or transfer the lecturer who allegedly said 'Indians plagiarise'.
Similar reports against lecturers and staff of public institutions have gone unpunished, the DAP leader says.
P Kamalanathan announces that a five-member panel has been formed to look into the allegation.
The Malaysia Youth & Students Democratic Movement (Dema) is concerned with the disciplinary actions taken against the students by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Universiti Malaya (UM).
UPDATED 8.35PM | If found guilty, the four can be fined up to RM200, suspended, or expelled.
For the past two weeks, I have been receiving updates on how Universiti Malaya (UM) conducts its business. By ‘business’, I mean students are the clients and the UM Student Affairs Division (HEP) is the education service provider.
Its RM100m research allocation 2015 was slashed to RM40m last year, and more cuts are expected.
It is an undisputed fact that education is the keystone to an opportunity to employment which would then, with all things being equal, provide for a reasonable livelihood for a person.
The national debater recalls his promise to use the gov't Youth award to champion free speech.
Asheeq Ali Sethi Alivi points out that Idris’ ministry had issued a letter to UM.
Idris Jusoh says government did not interfere in UM's decision to suspend and fine the students.
UPDATED 6.45PM | 'This is intimidation by the university against its students,' the final-year student says.
They assembled peacefully in ‘Tangkap MO1’, were not charged in court, so this clearly is UM’s unfair disciplinary action, it adds.
Will UM take action against students who attend Umno AGM or Rohingya rally, asks Nurul Izzah Anwar.
'How would these three esteemed panellists justify public rallies detrimental to public order?'
Universiti Malaya should recognise the rights of students to assemble, not punish them, says human rights watchdog.
Anis Syafiqah and three others must face disciplinary hearings, may face suspension or sack.
However, pro-Mahasiswa group Umany says this would sacrifice the students’ right to rally.
On Oct 11, 2016, the UM Students’ Representative Council (MPPUM) and Department of Special Affairs (Jasa) organised a 1MDB town hall forum in Universiti Malaya. The speaker was Arul Kanda Kandasamy, the president and executive director of 1MDB. The forum was scheduled to be held at 8pm, but started at 9pm instead.
ADUN SPEAKS | The Act makes critical thinking impossible in campuses across Malaysia.
Calling it ‘hogwash’, the DAP MP claims 1MDB boss hid facts and even lied.
UM moved up from 146 to 133 this year in QS’s 2016/2017 World University Ranking.