The 12 participating universities are UUM, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Prince of Songkhla University, Thaksin University, Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya, Walailak University, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Universitas Negeri Medan, Institut Teknologi Medan and Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara.
All the participants of this varsity carnival have been provided accommodation at the Yayasan Al-Bukhary and Bank Muamalat Student Residential Halls, where they will reside for the duration of the event.
Earlier this morning, the carnival began with a cultural programme and a seminar as well as six matches including football, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton and silat.
The Kedah Menteri Besar Dato' Seri Mukhriz Mahathir will officiate the opening ceremony of the 17th IMT-GT Varsity Carnival, which will be held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, UUM, tonight.
Translated by Nurul Nazifah Mat Noh
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