UHL2332 Academic Report Writing Dr Nik Aloesnita Nik Mohd Alwi. Title : Transportation problems among UMP students. Prepared by: Muhammad Safie bin Mahadi SA10082 Didi Safina bt Abdul Rahim SA10053 Nur Adila Fatin bt Mohd Khir SA10073.
Transportation problems among UMP students
Muhammad Safie bin Mahadi SA10082
DidiSafinabt Abdul Rahim SA10053
Problem statement:Universiti Malaysia Pahang is well known for its facilities provided for the students. Compared to other public university like UITM Shah Alam, there are eight colleges in the main campus although there are 78,260 students in the college. The other colleges are outside the main campus but still, not all the students are available for the campus. Meanwhile, UMP provides hostel for most of the students from the first year to the final year students.
However, two of the residence complexes are situated far from the academic buildings and other facilities around the campus. This issue will lead to transportation problems among the UMP students who did not own any transport.
Besides,sinceUMP do not provide covered pedestrian walk ,students intend to come late to class especially during rainy days.
Therefore, undergraduates of Universiti Malaysia Pahang tend to face difficulties in attending class and reaching other facilities around the campus due to the transportation problems.
Scope of study:
40 UMP students, around 18-24 years old.
The respondentswere randomly selected
from varies faculties and courses and grouped
according to their years of study .
The respondents have to answer few question which is divided in 2 parts; 8 question in parts A and another 8 question in part B while the rest are general questions.Theresult of the questionnaire will be analysedat week 7.
This session were conducted by interviewing 4 students which comes from different year of study. The questions consist of 5 questions.
By referring to the data collection that have been analysed from the questionnaire and surveys, we can conclude the result of the report.
4.If yes, state the problems? (Parking / Traffic/ Mantainance/ State others: )
5.How much do you spent on your fuel, mantainanceetc, per month?
( <RM50 , RM50-RM100, RM100-RM200 , > RM200)
6. How often do you go out (for non-academic purposes)?
(everyday , once in a week, once in a month, never go out)
7. By owning a transport in UMP, your academic result (better/ worser/ maintained)
8. In your opinion, by owning a transport, does it help to overcome the transportation problem in UMP?
(Yes , No ) . Why?
1.Do you have any transportation problem in UMP? (Yes / No)
2.Do you have any problems by not having a transport in UMP? (Yes/ No ) If yes, state the problems? (you may tick more than one)
( ) far distance from students residents to lecture buildings and other facilities around the campus.
( ) hectic daily schedule attending class.
( ) punctuality in attending class
State others: ( )
3.How often did you come late to class?
( every class, once in a day, once in a week, never)
During rainy days, you prefer to....
a) Wait until the rain stop
b) Go immediately
c) Skip the class
If yes , how much do you spent per month?
6.By not having a transport in UMP, your academic result (better/worser/maintained)
7.In your opinion, by not owning any transport in UMP, do you face any troublesor difficulties? (Yes , No)
In your opinion,
should a college student own a car?
What can UMP do to deal with the transportation problems in UMP?
The best transport that suits you in UMP?
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Thank you .