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Does The Amended UUCA Strengthen Student Autonomy?

Lai Yue Yi, Vice President, University of Malaya Association of New Youth (UMANY)

20-Mar-24 07:45

Does The Amended UUCA Strengthen Student Autonomy?

This week the Dewan Rakyat passed a bill amending the Universities and University College Act of 1971 to provide more authority to student bodies. However, many are calling into question the scope of these amendments, as well as the continued necessity of the UUCA. We get reactions on the law from Lai Yue Yi, Vice President of the University of Malaya Association of New Youth (UMANY).

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Produced by: Irfan Mansor

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning


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Categories:  governmentLaw/Activismeducationcontroversies

Tags:  the universities and university colleges act 1971student unionsstudent rights





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