RINTIS stands for Research &
Innovation Towards Integration & Sustainability. RINTIS was initiated by
Assoc. Prof. Hasnul J. Saidon in 2004 as a yearly showcase of final year
research projects by students from 6 departments in the School of The Arts, Univesiti
Sains Malaysia. It also serves as a pathway for the students to join their respective
industries. RINTIS showcases features research projects by students from
Graphic Communication, New Media Design & Technology and Product Design.
The objectives of RINTIS:
To provide a platform for
students from the 6 departments in the school to present their final year projects
through a professionally organiaed and curated showcase.
To provide a platform for the
students to work as a team in organizing the major event in order to converge
academic exercise with soft skills and professional practice.
To allow lecturers, potential
clients, communities and other stakeholders in related fields or industries to
evaluate the students’ performance whilst maintaining the quality of the
programmes offered by the School.
To serve as a path or a link
between students, clients, communities, and professionals in the related
industries especially in opening up job opportunities and further professional
To expose and promote the arts
as a critical field of knowledge and human experience to USM students, staff,
community, other institutions of higher learning, schools, and other targeted