Exploring the Nexus of Service Learning Initiatives and Quadruple Helix Stakeholders in Malaysia


  • Rafeah Wahi Faculty of Resource Science and Technology / Qadim Hub, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Sharipah Ruzaina Syed Aris Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Selangor Branch, Malaysia
  • Ani Mazlina Dewi Mohamed Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Selangor Branch, Malaysia
  • Zulinda Ayu Zulkipli Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Selangor Branch, Malaysia
  • Rosna Awang Hashim School of Education, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia
  • Rene II Mediana Babiera College of Teacher Education, University of the Immaculate Conception, Philippines




Service-learning , Quadrupole Helix , Community Impact , Community Environment


This paper explores the dynamics of Service Learning Malaysia (SULAM) initiatives and their impact on quadruple helix stakeholders. A qualitative approach involved interviews with 11 lecturers and 16 community participants and thematic analysis to understand how SULAM initiatives impact the stakeholders within the SULAM ecosystem. Findings indicated that the nexus of service-learning initiatives and the stakeholders includes five main themes: University-Industry Collaboration, Government-Academia Partnership, Community Engagement and Empowerment, Skill Development and Human Capital, and Socio-economic Impact. The findings also highlighted the importance of equal partnership among stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of SULAM initiatives.


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How to Cite

Wahi, R., Syed Aris, S. R., Mohamed, A. M. D., Zulkipli, Z. A., Awang Hashim, R., & Babiera, R. I. M. (2024). Exploring the Nexus of Service Learning Initiatives and Quadruple Helix Stakeholders in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 9(29), 21–27. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v9i29.6018



Educational / Learning Environment