The Counseling & Guidance Section offers various types of services and has specific function in operating its roles and responsibilities; namely the counseling function, the guidance function and the disability resource function. The counseling function is to encourage undergraduates to make independent decisions, to improve their skills and to build their self confidence, to overcome obstacles and to look for ways to bring positive changes within themselves. Besides offering remedial services, the program run by the Section also places emphasis on developmental and preventive aspects in realizing ones potential.
Counseling sessions are conducted in a safe, conducive environment and upfront manner. Discussions held between students and counselor are kept private and confidential.
The guidance function is aimed at providing various career skills to University of Malaya’s students and those graduating. Besides, guidance services also encourage students to identify their self-interests, strengths and weaknesses, values, capability and expertise.
The Disability Service function is to provide variety of services and to assist students with disabilities to become active members of the University community. Services very according to the type and level of impairment of each student.