CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

Counseling & Career Services Unit

Contact Info

Centre for Foundation Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Administration Building,
26300 Gambang,
Pahang Darul Makmur,Malaysia
Phone: +609 518 3400/2520

Registration & Scheduling Matters
Phone: +609 518 2520/2522/2528

Examination & Graduation Matters
Phone: +609 518 2524/2525/2519/2521

Any matters related to CFS, please email 

to: cfs.enquiry@iium.edu.my



Counseling & Career Services Unit


Head of CCSU

KHAIRANI BINTI ABDUL HAMID

 

Introduction

The Counselling & Career Unit (CCSU), Office of the Deputy Dean, Student Affairs & Alumni (STAA) started functioning formally since the establishment of the Matriculation Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in July 1985.  In year 2008 the Matriculation Centre has been re-named as the Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS).

Living in the CFS campus can be a very challenging environment for students who have just leaving their secondary schools. Hence, our major goal is to provide psychological service to the students to help them grow and develop in accordance with the Islamic orientation.  If students are   depressed,   overwhelmed, angry, unfulfilled, inadequate, unmotivated, frustrated, lack of direction and so on, they definitely need to get help from our unit.

At CCSU, the psychology officers will help students in finding ways of overcoming their emotional and psychological difficulties. This is to enable students to exercise self-determination, explore their potential and able to contribute positively to the society.


CCSU Main Objectives

i.          To provide excellent and efficient counseling services to the students

ii.         To explore students potential in academic and self-development

iii.        To increase career awareness among students

iv.        To provide better understanding of counseling among students


CCSU Programmes

The Counselling & Career Services Unit (CCSU) gives focus on the following programmes:     

  • Career Guidance
  • Self-Development
  • Study Skills
  • CFS Peers Training
  • Academic Enhancement and Personality Growth
  • Mental health and student emotional wellbeing
  • Motivation and community services


CCSU Services

  • Counselling Session – voluntary or referred
  • Psychological Assessment – personality test & career test
  • Guidance and Consultation - individual or group
  • Career Advising

 

Areas of counselling, guidance and consultation services include the following:

  • Anxiety (general anxiety).
  • Home and family
  • Depression, grief, suicidal thoughts.
  • Academic Adjustment
  • Developmental issues
  • Self-esteem, identity and assertiveness
  • Social psychological Relationship
  • Stress management and etc.
  • Personal/Emotional Relationship
  • Career Guidance / Career Test

 

The length of session for initial interview i.e., to gather detailed assessment information usually lasts for about 30 minutes. The remaining follow up counselling sessions usually lasts for about 30 - 45 minutes per session.

The guidance and consultation services with students cover on matters pertaining to daily life at CFS especially on psychological aspect of individuals or groups. For any matters pertaining to academic issues, students must seek advice, guidance and consultation from the respective academic departments at CFS.

 


How to Get the Counselling Session Service? 

There are generally two types of clients who come to the CCSU office; i.e. referred clients and walk-in clients. Hence, the counselling sessions conducted by psychology officer with clients at the CCSU office can be divided into two types as the following ;

   

i.          Referred Counselling Session

 

The referred clients are CFS’s students who are referred by lecturer, head of department, fellow of mahallah, principal of mahallah, parents and etc..

 

The referral bodies must fill up referral form issued by the unit if they want to refer students to psychology officer. Upon receiving the referral form, the unit will issue a memo to the students to remind about the counselling session.

 

Psychology officer will conduct counselling session/s with the referred clients. A letter will be sent to the referral bodies to inform about the referred client’s condition if necessary.

 

ii.         Voluntary Counselling Session

 

The walk-in clients are students who voluntarily come to the CCSU for counselling session. Walk-in clients are required to fill up the appointment form at the counter.

 

If the psychology officer is available, they will be attended immediately. If the psychology officer is not available, an appointment date and time will be given to clients. Clients can choose the psychology officer that they want to meet.

 


 

The Psychology Officers

 

Mdm. Khairani binti Abdul Hamid 

Head / Senior Psychology Officer - S48

M.Hsc (Clinical & Counselling Psychology) IIUM, B.A. (Hons) Psychology, UKM.

Phone : 09-5704330 (office)

E-mail : khairani.ah@iium.edu.my  

 

Mdm. Asniza binti Mamat

Senior Psychology Officer - S44

B.HSc. Psychology (Hons.)  IIUM. 

Phone : 09-5704332

E-mail : asniza@iium.edu.my              

 

Br. Hairunnaja bin Hj. Najmuddin

Senior Psychology Officer - S44

M.Sc (Guidance & Counselling) UPM, B. Usuluddin (Hons) UM,

B.Soc.Sc Psychology (Hons) UKM, Dip. Ed. (Islamic Education),

MPI, Dip. Islamic Guidance & Counseling, IPI.             

Phone : 09-5704331

E-mail : hairunnaja@iium.edu.my

 

Sr. Nurul Ashikin binti Aminuddin

Admin. Assistant (C/O) – N19

Email: ashikinaminuddin@iium.edu.my

 
 

Operating Hours

Monday – Friday 8.00 a.m.- 5.00 p.m.


Rest Hours

Monday – Thursday 1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.
Friday 12.15 p.m – 2.45 p.m

Any further details, please contact CCSU General line at 09-5704333 ext 3537