Part-Time Adults Students in Sarawak and Environmental Stress Factors
Long-life education has become a phenomenon in world of education, and many adults pursue their study while working in order to compete with the demands of today’s life in upgrading their education levels. In adopting a new lifestyle by becoming students, these students also need to face new stress in their liwes. The study is to ßnd out the enwironmental stress factors among part-time students. Five dependant variables are used for each of the factors and the respondents responded by ranking the variables. Questionnaire is used and distributed to the respondents which are 80 part time students from 5 universities, UNIMAS, UiTM, OUM, UPM and USM. This paper will also discuss how environment affects stress among part –time students in Sarawak. The environment factors which are discussed are the size, the conditions in term of noise and safety, pollutions, the quality of air and the potential of natural disasters in the house they are living and the surroundings. The signißcance of the study is to illustrate the highest stressors in part time adult students.
Keywords: Part-time students; environmental stress; stressors
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