CMSA Executive Member


CMSA Executive Members make up the executive committee for the Canterbury Malaysian Students’ Association. Executive member roles support the club members by organising social events, providing support and day-to-day Club management. 

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Elected by CMSA members at the Annual General Meeting.

Hours involved in the activity

Up to 3 modules of minimum 12 hours per module. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of three learning and development outcomes.


Audrey Voon

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • B1 - Communication - CMSA Executive Members effectively communicate with students, staff and the wider UC community, inspiring enthusiasm and engagement in club activities. 
  • B2 - Initiative and Enterprise - CMSA Executive Members develop creative ways to improve usual practice while supporting students. 
  • B3 - Leadership - CMSA Executive Members lead club members through a variety of club events throughout the year. 
  • B4 - Learning - CMSA Executive Members develop ways to improve the organisation and objectives of the Club by reflecting on their experiences and feedback and learn other skills by taking on different roles.
  • B5 - Planning and organising - CMSA Executive Members understand their role in the organising committee and effectively manage time and resources for successful event delivery.
  • B6 - Problem Solving - CMSA Executive Members quickly and efficiently notice and resolve issues that arise in the Club or at community events
  • B7 - Self-Management - CMSA Executive Members effectively manage their time and commitments while contributing to the planning and execution of Club events and activities.
  • B8- Teamwork - CMSA Executive Members collaborate to complement each other’s strengths for the overall success of the Club.
  • C1 - Communication - CMSA Executive Members effectively communicate their intentions to various student groups to build awareness and support.  
  • C3 - Leadership - CMSA Executive Members build positive relationships and motivate students to participate in Club events and projects. 
  • C5 - Planning and organising - CMSA Executive Members work with students to efficiently organise and deliver a variety of activities and events within a budget.
  • C6 - Problem Solving - CMSA Executive Members quickly and efficiently notice and resolve issues that arise at events or at the Club executive level.
  • C7 - Self-management - CMSA Executive Members effectively manage their studies and Club responsibilities.
  • C8 - Teamwork - CMSA Executive Members effectively collaborate, integrating the knowledge and skills of each member for the benefit of the Club.
  • D1 - Communication - CMSA Executive Members effectively communicate with the diverse UC community.
  • D3 - Leadership - CMSA Executive Members lead in ways that ensure the diverse student voices within the Club are heard.
  • D5 - Planning and Organising - CMSA Executive Members organise club events and activities that appropriately reflect diversity.
  • D6 - Problem Solving - CMSA Executive Members identify and resolve issues in a respectful manner, taking into account the various student backgrounds and how the solution may affect them.
  • D7 - Self-management - CMSA Executive Members ensure that the Club’s diverse student membership is appropriately represented.   
  • D8 - Teamwork - CMSA Executive Members embrace cultural differences to create an effective committee environment. 
Matrix intersection points for CMSA Executive Member (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UCSA affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit

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