UUM ONLINE: A total of 52 students from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand, and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) took part in the UUM-CMU-USM International Student Conference (1st UCUC), organised by the Student Development and Alumni Office, UUM College of Business (PPA COB). The conference ran from 13 to 19 August 2017.
UUM ONLINE: In efforts to confront the current challenges of a world that is becoming increasingly complex, the School of Applied Psychology, Policy and Social Work (SAPSP), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), in collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) and the Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF), organised the Conference on Corrections and Criminal Justice 2017 (CCCJ 2017), which was held at the Auditorium, School of International Studies (SoIS), on 17 August.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi – Manager's Coffee, which began operations last year on the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) campus, has expanded its operations by opening its first branch at the Kuah Jetty, Langkawi.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi, Aug 19 - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), through its subsidiary, Uniutama Management Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (UMHSB), entered into collaboration with Amtel Mega Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Amtel Holdings Berhad, to undertake the development of Premium Outlet, located in Kuah, Langkawi, in the near future.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, presented admission offer letters to B40 students (B40: the bottom 40% of households with a monthly income of MYR3, 900 and below) soon after the Monthly Assembly and the Launching of the 60th Independence Month Celebration at Mu'adzam Shah Hall, on the morning of 24 August.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia's sporting reputation continued to flourish that much more in the golf arena when five UUM National Golf Academy (UUMNGA) students were officially entrusted with the task of representing the country at the 29th Summer Universiade Taipei 2017, which will take place in Taiwan from 20 through to 29 August.
UUM ONLINE: 24 August - The denizens of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) were urged to cherish the spirit of patriotism for the purposes of safeguarding not only the homeland, but also the university.
UUM ONLINE: The IMT-GT 2017 Varsity Carnival drew its final curtain after witnessing Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) clinch the Best Cultural-Academic Presentation award through the presentation of a study done on the Cik Siti Wau Bulan dance, at Universitas Negeri Medan (UNIMED), Medan, Indonesia, on 10 August.
UUM ONLINE: 24 August - Foregrounding a précis of the Malaysian narrative, ‘My Country Of One Heart and One Soul’ (Negaraku Sehati Sejiwa) as the theme of the National Day celebration this year, the UUM Chancellery, in collaboration with Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Baru Sintok (SMKBBS), hosted, yesterday, a Merdeka Run (Larian Merdeka) and the 2017 Merdeka Mind Journey (Kembara Minda Merdeka 2017) programme in conjunction with the University Level Independence Day celebration.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - The Minister of Higher Education, Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh, congratulated UUM on its achievements attained in the period from June till September 2017, at the Post-Cabinet Meeting of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), last Friday.
UUM ONLINE: 23 August - In efforts to establish wider international collaboration in the field of education, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), through its subsidiary, Uniutama Education and Consultancy Sdn. Bhd. (UECSB), signed Letters of Intent (LoI) with three institutions of higher learning from the People's Republic of China.
The Letters of Intent were inked in a ceremony held at UUMKL, yesterday.
The three institutions of higher learning concerned were the Shenzhen Sino-Malaysia Joint Research Centre of Beihang University, Hong Ren Business College and China Young International Consortium of Universities.
The Letters of Intent were sealed by the Chief Executive Officer of UECSB, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fairol Halim, and the representatives of the three institutions, namely, Dr. Jiang Tao, the Director of the Shenzhen Sino-Malaysia Joint Research Centre of Beihang University; Dr. Run Xuan Zhang, the President of Hong Ren Business College, and Dr. Zhang Lin Feng, the Chairman of China Young International Consortium of Universities.
Present to witness the signing were the Chairperson of the University Board of Directors, Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir, and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
Also present at the event were the CEO of UMHSB, Mr. Suardi Mohamed Zakaria; the Bursar, Mr. Amron Man; the Deputy Registrar, Mr. Baharudin Yaacob; the Director of the Centre for International Affairs and Cooperation, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Farizal Rajemi, and the Director of UUMKL, Dr Ahmad Rizal Mazlan.
Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir
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UUM ONLINE: Selangor, 13 August - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, attended the 36th Royal Commissioning Ceremony of Public University ROTU Cadet Officers at the parade ground of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: 22 August - In conjunction with his working visit to UUM, Prof. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail, who is currently the Deputy Director-General of Higher Education (Public Universities) at the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), shared some tips on how to increase the number of high-impact research projects with all the Directors of the UUM Centres of Excellence (CoE), at Manager's Coffee yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi. 11 August - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, attended a Yasin recitation and prayer ceremony held in conjunction with the opening of the Langkawi outlet of Manager's Coffee at the Kuah jetty, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: The Institute for Advanced and Smart Digital Opportunities (IASDO), School of Computing (SoC), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), which had carried out a translational research project in collaboration with the Honourable Nor Saidi Nanyan, the Assemblyman for Kuah, presented and shared the outcome of the application research project, called MyNelayan@Langkawi, with the Right Honourable Prime Minister, Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abd Razak, after the launch of Digital Langkawi at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Selangor – As a step to further expand and strengthen the scope of cooperation between Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and UMW Grantt International Sdn. Bhd., a delegation from UUM, comprising, in the main, 30 academic staff members from the School of International Studies (SoIS), recently went on an industrial visit to the said company, which is located in Shah Alam.
UUM ONLINE: 21 August - A total of 1,257 Undergraduate Volunteer Police (SUKSIS) Corps trainees were commissioned during the 13th Passing-out Parade Ceremony and Presentation of Appointment Certificates to Public University SUKSIS Corps Officers, at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: "The research and publication output emanating from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is still very low and should be increased. Even though various incentives have been made available, the output in research and publication is still very low and far from being a fair reflection of the 1,119 lecturers currently serving at UUM," said the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
UUM ONLINE: 20 August - The establishment of the Undergraduate Volunteer Police (SUKSIS) Corps in universities is relevant to the purposes of developing the identity of the undergraduates in efforts to produce a younger generation that is disciplined and ready to face the future.
UUM ONLINE: Bosnia-Herzegovina – In efforts to bolster its internationalisation and rankings agenda, UUM has entered into a collaborative venture with the University of Sarajevo (UNSA) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the said university.