The involvement of Malay students in campus politics in Malaysian public institutions of higher education

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The purpose of this article is to highlight the history of Malaystudent involvement in campus politics of public institutions of higher education beginning from the 1960s known as 'the golden age of students' and their involvement after the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA)was introduced in the year 1971 as well as student involvement inthis new millineum. The research methodology adopted in this article isqualitative, namely through a literature review of books, theses, journals, newspapers and local magazines related to the topic. The researchers find that there are significant differences between former students and present students, especially on issues raised and championed. Indeed, student involvement in campus politics has continued since the beginning to the present time despite UUCA 1971 being in force. This Act has also undergone changes because of current developments in campus politics in this country.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2147-2153
Number of pages7
JournalMiddle - East Journal of Scientific Research
Volume20
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Campus politics
  • Involvement
  • Malay students
  • Malaysia
  • University
  • UUCA

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