# ExCEL



### Prerequisites for ExCEL

• Involved in THREE (3) extra-curricular activities;
• Produced separate reports for each activity involved in;
• The reports have been reviewed and verified by the Academic Advisor (AA);
• Obtained approval from the AA to enroll in the ExCEL course.

### Student Responsibilities

• Choose any THREE (3) extra-curricular activities in the MyUTM system;
• Report each chosen activities separately in the eportfolio system https://eportfolio.utm.my;
• Upload the link of the activities report in the eportfolio system to the MyUTM system and submit to the AA for review and verification;
• Scan QR code below to the guidelines for report preparation through eportfolio and report submission through MyUTM or follow this link https://eportfolio.utm.my/user/utmileague/panduan-laporan-aktiviti

• Receive an email notification once the activities report has been reviewed and verified or returned (for amendment purposes if applicable);
• Resubmit the returned activities report to the AA (if applicable) after amendments have been made;
• Receive an email notification that confirms the eligibility of enrolling in the ExCEL course after all THREE (3) activities reports have been verified.

### What is ExCEL?

ExCEL is a University general course designed to recognize students’ engagement in extra-curricular activities. Indirectly, this course will encourage students to better appreciate the learning process that occurs through the extra-curricular activities. This course utilizes experiential learning, self-reflection and case study approaches in its process of learning and teaching.

The ExCEL course is implemented starting with students’ intake of the 2018/2019 session for all Bachelor’s Degree programme curriculum using UKQE 3001 as the course code. For students’ intake of session  2019/2020 onwards, the course code used is UKQT 3001. The course is offered in the Bachelor’s Degree programme curriculum at any semester between the fifth and the eighth.

### What are Extra-Curricular Activities?

• Activities performed by students that fall outside the realm of formal learning without assessment and with no credits given;
• Consists of activities that are organized by Faculty/Club/Association/College/external agency or the students themselves;
• Does not include activities that are conducted within courses that are part of an academic programme curriculum;
• If activities are conducted within courses that are part of an academic programme curriculum,  the activities are only considered as extra-curricular for students who are not enrolled in the course.

### Activities Report

• The extra-curricular activities report should be prepared using eportfolio system.
• The activities report consists of the following components :

### 1. Activities information consists of :

Programme information consists of:

1. Date
2. Venue
3. Organizer

### 2. Graduate Attributes

listing the attributes that are related to the activities conducted. The UTM Graduate Attributes are as follows :

1. Communication Skills;

2. Thinking Skills;

3. Scholarship;

4. Leadership and Teamworking Skills;

5. Adaptability;

6. Global Citizen;

7. Enterprising Skills.

### 3. Position / Role in the Activities

Students need to explain their position and role in the activities conducted, whether as a committee member or as a participant only.

### 4. Mini Report (minimum 150 words)

1. Justification in joining the activities;
2. The Graduate Attributes that are focused on;
3. Content of the activities.

### 5. Self-Reflection (minimum 150 words)

1. Impact of the activities on the development of the students’ Graduate Attributes;
2. Self strength/advantage towards the activities;
3. Challenges and how to overcome.

### 6. Certificate / Photo / Video

Uploading the evidence of participation in the activities.

### Submitting Report for Academic Advisor Verification

All completed activities reports must be submitted to the Academic Advisor for review and verification through MyUTM system.

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