An orientation day to welcome the new students for the September 2017 intake was held on Tuesday, 14 February 2017. A total of fifteen (15) Malaysian students enrolled for the university’s program mostly in Foundation in Arabic Languages and Islamic Studies, Bachelor of Languages (Hons) in Arabic Language & Literature and Bachelor of Islamic Sciences. The orientation program is collaborated under the Students Affairs Division led by Dean of Students Affairs, Asst. Prof. Dr. Yousef Abu Baker El-Ebiary and Mr. Abdoulaye Mahamat Zakariya Deputy Dean of Student Affairs Division along with the orientation committee namely Mr. Syed Mahbubul Alam Al-Hasani and Mrs. Atiqah Shakirah binti Shauki.
The orientation program begins with a brief introduction of the university by Mr. Mohd Shahrin Ab Rahman, Head of Marketing. Followed by an opening speech by MEDIU’s Deputy CEO of Research and Development Division, Assoc. Prof. Dr. AB Rahim Ismail in welcoming the new students by giving a welcome remarks and encouraging words to the students. A brief word from a representative of Student Services Department, Mr. Syed Mahbubul Alam Al-Hasani through words of encouragement to the new students to always stay positive throughout their studies in MEDIU and state that the Student Affairs Division will always assist their best to serve and meet the needs of the students.
The orientation session continues with briefing session on academic, student portal and Advanced Learning & i-Management system(ALIM) presented by Mr. Muhammad Arsyad Aslam Bin Mohammad Ali; examination, records and credit transfer matters by Mr. Syazwan Khalis, briefing on financial matters by Mr. Ahmed Ali Nour, PTPTN and MARA study loan by Mrs. Nor Suhaza Mohmad Shah and a session on MEDIU’s digital library by Mr. Hakkar Fouzi.