UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 26 September – The Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, General Dr. Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga along with the delegation from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) paid a courtesy call on the Chief of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF), General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor at the Ministry of Defense, this morning. The delegation was led by UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
THE VICE-CHANCELLOR’S AIDILADHA 1438H MESSAGE
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته
الله أكبر الله أكبر الله أكبر ولله الحمد
Alhamdulillah, let us give thanks to Allah (the Most Glorified and the Most Exalted) for it is because of His countless blessings that we get to celebrate one of the most auspicious days in Islam, which is known as the day of the Festival of Sacrifice (Hari Raya Korban).
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 26 September – UUM hosted a farewell dinner at the Istana Hotel last night in honour of the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor, Emeritus Prof Dr Salim Rashid who served as the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor for a period of two years since 2015.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), for the very first time, received an overall rating of Four Stars in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Star Rating audit from the QS Intelligence Unit, London, United Kingdom.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 25 September - CIMB-UUM Chair Professor, Prof Emeritus Dr Salim Rashid delivered a public lecture entitled, ‘Financial History of Malaysia: New Direction?’, at Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia.
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: To further enhance the role of academicians, researchers and law practitioners in planning the future of the legal system to meet the needs of modern society, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) School of Law (SoL) organized the 9th UUM International Legal Conference (ILC) 2017 which began from 23 until 24 September at the EDC Hotels and Resorts.
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: A total of 111 new UUM second intake students admitted to the First Semester of the 2017/2018 Session (98 female and 13 male) registered at INASIS Bank Rakyat and SME Bank recently.
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: Kazakhstan - The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, paid a courtesy call on the Provost of Nazarbayev University (NU), Professor Dr. Ilesanmi Adesida, in conjunction with his working visit to Astana, recently.
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: 6 September - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) once again attained an international recognition when it was selected as the winner of one of the most prestigious awards from the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2017.
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: The new students of the university were urged to prepare themselves by mastering a variety of skills to meet the challenges that will be brought on by the advent of the fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0.
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: 6 August - Parents and guardians of the First Semester students of the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 2017/2018 Academic Session were given a briefing about UUM 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: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has continued to be the university of choice for students wishing to pursue their undergraduate studies as more than 4,957 new students began their enrolment, earlier yesterday, into the 36 Bachelor Degree programmes offered for the First Semester of the 2017/2018 Session.
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.