Faculty Of Entrepreneurship and Business

Group : SAK 1_1 UBI 1022 – English Language Mdm. Lena Ramamurthy Narrative Essay – My First Day In University Of Kelantan

Name : Lim Wee Kiat Matric number : A10A249 Date of submission : 09/01/2011

My relatives were representing me as my guardians when I was registering my personal documents. that is the feeling that I have when I first came to University Malaysia of Kelantan (UMK). On the first day when I reached UMK. Before me and my relatives left we thanked the officer for the help and he did the same as well. Furthermore. I am excited to experience what the Kelantan area and people have in store for me. We were told that the class has started two weeks earlier before my arrival for the first intake students so I felt a bit left out at the moment. But I have put all my courage together to come to Kelantan to pursue my higher studies and begin a very exciting adventure of a life time as a junior student in UMK with all the people and seniors that I am about to meet there. The people that were at the dormitory look happy and they like to hang out at the hut in the middle of the 4 male dormitories and they talk to each other in . Furthermore. When I walked out of the campus.Narrative Essay – My First Day In University Of Kelantan Perplex. I also felt very anxious and nervous when I first came to Kelantan and live here as it was far away from my hometown which is situated in Bentong. The process of registering me as a student of UMK was not simple but it took me and my relatives some time and we managed to get through it. I did not acquire the matric card to show that I was the student of UMK so I asked the officer for guidance and showed me the way to the offices and departments that I have to visit and apply for my academic registration. we noticed there were 3 stories apartments opposite of the campus which I guessed is the dormitory where I’ll be staying. Since I’ve just arrived at UMK. After that. we were informed by the registration officers to go the dormitories and check-into my new room where I will be staying at UMK for the next 4 academic years. Pahang. This is because my mother was ill at that time and my father had passed away when I was in 5th Form back home. I also felt nervous and scared of the thought that I was unable to cope with the lecture classes that I have to catch up. i haven’t travel to other states before plus i have to start a new life in a place that is unfamiliar to me. I didn’t have a clue of what to do at UMK during that morning so I walk towards the entry gate of the campus with some relatives accompanying me and met with the gate officer and asked him for directions. Actually I never thought that I will be coming here to further my higher studies but I was offered the Entrepreneurship (Commerce) course for my second intake at UMK so I packed my bags and started my journey to Kelantan. I have to apply my registration as a student at UMK as soon as possible before I can get into lecture classes.

It made me think that maybe University life can be fun and not stressful after all. We talked until we were feeling tired then we went to sleep. I could experience and learn more from them about their culture and traditions in the same time. After I checked-in my room which was at the 3rd floor of the 4th block. When we were talking. It took me a while to understand what were they talking about but finally after some laughs and teaching I managed to remember a few words. they also greeted back in a pleasing manner as well. (964 words) . Furthermore they told me to buy drinking water from water vendor machines and never take water from the pipes to drink as the water in Kelantan was dirty. the first one is from Selangor and the other two are Kelantanese. Tomorrow will be my first day at UMK and my orientation ceremony begins in the morning but that is another story. We greeted and introduced each other and became friends after that. When we were having our lunch. me and my relatives walked up to my room and dropped off my luggage in the room and went for lunch. We all also share some Kelantanese dialects that were frequently used in Kelantan. The room fit 4 persons to live in and all my roommates are Malays but I didn’t mind about that because I could get along with other races well and to support the 1 Malaysia concept created by Malaysian Prime Minister. my roommates are already inside. When I greeted them. Furthermore. They talked about their origins. room number 1. When I walked up to my room. I greeted farewell to my relatives as they were going to leave me at UMK. Dato Seri Najib Tun Razak. my relatives informed me that Kelantan was having weekends on Friday and Saturday and weekdays start from Sunday until Thursday. my first day at UMK was fun and exhilarating! I felt very thankful and happy to be able to pursue my higher studies at UMK and to live in Kelantan which is a very exciting experience that I shall cherish for the rest of my life and I will never forget it. In conclusion. a few students at the restaurant overheard our conversation and they told us that the campus’s dormitory have some water issues as sometimes there might be water shortage and we had to get water by reserving in buckets or pail. After lunch. I was not aware of such problems at UMK and I took their advice seriously.a very good manner.

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