In an era where global challenges demand a collective commitment to sustainable development, SEGi University & Colleges have emerged as trailblazers by fully embracing and incorporating the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into every facet of their educational framework. This holistic approach is not just a commitment; it’s a comprehensive strategy aimed at empowering students and fostering positive change within and beyond the campus walls.
Championing Sustainability in Education
SEGi’s dedication to sustainable development is deeply embedded in its educational philosophy. Recognising the pivotal role education plays in shaping responsible global citizens, the university has seamlessly integrated the principles of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) across all academic programs, from pre-university to postgraduate levels.
SDGs Integration in Academic Programmes
SEGi has redefined student assessment by incorporating SDGs into assignments, ensuring that students not only gain subject-specific knowledge but also develop a nuanced understanding of global challenges and potential solutions.
Fostering a Culture of Social Responsibility Through Student-Led Activities
SEGi goes beyond conventional teaching methods, encouraging students to take an active role in promoting sustainability. Student-led activities play a pivotal role in creating awareness and driving positive change within and beyond the campus community.
- Free Health Checks
The Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, and Faculty of Optometry at SEGi not only educate future healthcare professionals, but they also actively contribute to community well-being. Clinics affiliated with these faculties offer free health checks, ensuring accessibility to quality healthcare for the local community.
- Bubur Lambuk Initiative
SEGi’s commitment extends beyond academic pursuits to community engagement. The annual Bubur Lambuk (traditional Malaysian porridge dish, specifically associated with the holy month of Ramadan) distribution, led by students and faculty, promotes the spirit of sharing during the holy month and addresses food security issues within the local community. Aside from Bubur Lambuk, they organised free food distributions to the surrounding community.
- Driving Sustainable Research
SEGi understands the pivotal role research plays in finding innovative solutions to global challenges. The university actively promotes research aligned with the UN SDGs, providing a platform for faculty and students to contribute meaningfully to sustainable development.
- Exemplary Research Endeavours
Renewable Energy Solutions: SEGi researchers are at the forefront of exploring sustainable energy alternatives, contributing valuable insights to SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy).
- Community-Based Conservation Projects
Engaging local communities in conservation efforts, SEGi’s research initiatives align with SDGs focused on protecting life on land and below water.
SEGi University & Colleges’ unwavering commitment to the UN SDGs is not merely a checkbox; it’s a living testament to their dedication to creating a positive impact on society and the environment. Through an integrated approach encompassing academics, student-led initiatives, and cutting-edge research, SEGi is cultivating a generation of change-makers equipped to tackle the complex challenges of the future.