CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteer


Canterbury Malaysian Students’ Association (CMSA) Malam Malaysia Volunteers work throughout the year to showcase the Malaysian culture to the UC community at the annual Malam Malaysia Night, including acting, dancing, and providing technical and logistic support. 

Hours involved in the activity

Up to 3 modules of 12 hours each.

Every 12 hours of participation in an activity is equal to one intersection point (12 hours = 1 intersection point).
For this activity you can claim a maximum of 3 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 Malam Malaysia Volunteers communicate appropriately and respectfully with students, UC and UCSA staff, and the wider UC community.  
  • B4 - Learning - CMSA Malam Malaysia develop various community engagement skills in setting up an event. 
  • B7 - Self-Management - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers act responsibly and professionally when keeping themselves and the community on task. 
  • B8 - Teamwork - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers draw on the strengths and skills of team members to work effectively as a team and ensure the success of Malaysian Night. 
  • C1 - Communication - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers listen effectively and communicate important information clearly.   
  • C2 - Initiative and Enterprise - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers improve process and find solutions to issues in the work environment. 
  • C3 - Leadership - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers make decisions and motivate others for optimal performance at all times and to meet event objectives.  
  • C5 - Planning and organising - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers understand their role and organise themselves effectively to contribute to the event objectives. 
  • C6 - Problem Solving - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers notice and solve issues that arise quickly and effectively at rehearsals and event night. 
  • C7 - Self-management - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers manage time effectively as they balance rehearsals and studies, and can work independently to complete tasks. 
  • C8 - Teamwork - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers work as a team efficiently using the knowledge and skills, and different working styles of each member.
  • D1 - Communication - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers are aware of body language and communication variance in order to communicate effectively cross-culturally. 
  • D7 - Self-management - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers exhibit positive behaviour while engaging UC community in Malaysian culture. 
  • D8 - Teamwork - CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteers celebrate cultural difference as a team in pursuit of a common goal.  
Matrix intersection points for CMSA Malam Malaysia Volunteer (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

Are you interested in participating in this activity?