Unimas students explore Niah Caves


A TOTAL of 40 students from second, third and fourth year batches from the Chemical Engineering and Energy Sustainability department took part in the Zirafah Purple’s Cave Explorer Event.

This programme was to explore Taman Tumbina at Bintulu and Niah Cave, Batu Niah, Miri which is 700 km from Unimas Kota Samarahan Campus.

The programme was under the charge of Deputy Dean of Student Affairs and Alumni, Dr Nazeri Abdul Rahman.

The main objectives of this event were to augment the participants’ confidence and perseverance as well as appreciating the beauty and biodiversity of the pristine natural environment.

The cave exploration activity was part of “Tautan Kasih UNIMAS-Belaga” Programme in which the aim of the programme was to conduct motivation and STEM education activities at a primary school as well as discovering Kayan culture at Sg Asap, Belaga, Kapit.
The programme director was Kenny Mathew Kajan who was assisted by Ms Lydia Ina ak Tuah and Nur Hidayah Kumar Firdaus Kumar as deputies besides other committee members.

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