UUM ONLINE: United Kingdom - In an effort to further strengthen its internationalisation and ranking agenda, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has forged a collaborative link with the University of Cambridge through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the said university.
UUM ONLINE: The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the Malaysian government beginning April 1 this year has raised much debate amongst its citizens, especially on the issues of prices of goods.
UUM ONLINE: June 15 - A total of 27 participants successfully completed Module 1 of the Global Executive Workshop for Higher Education Management & Administration, with each receiving their certificates recently.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, 25 May - A total of 2,500 search and rescue personnel from 27 member countries of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) are taking part in the ASEAN Regional Forum: Disaster Relief Exercises (ARF DiREx 2015) being held in the states of Kedah and Perlis. The Forum, which began on May 24, 2015, will run through till 28 May, 2015.
The launching ceremony, which was held yesterday evening at the TH Hotel & Convention Centre, Alor Setar, was officiated by the Deputy Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who is also the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee.
UUM ONLINE: 14 June – The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Haji Mohd Yassin, has re-appointed Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak as the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) for a further two-year term of office, from 16 June 2015 till 15 June 2017.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency The Governor of Penang, Tun Dato' Seri Utama Dr. Hj Abdul Rahman Abbas, at his residence yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has improved on its rankings in the 2015 QS Asian University Rankings as compared to last year.
Being listed in the QS varsity rankings ensured UUM remained relevant to the current higher education and this success was engrained with UUM target to stand amongst top 50 universities in Asia by 2020.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, May 22 - Varsity Mall is set to enhance the image of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) as the pioneer in providing a modern student mall when its upgrading is completed early next year.
UUM ONLINE: Kota Kinabalu, June 9, 2015 – The Chancellery, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) organised a 3-day Seminar on Excellence in Governance with its apt theme, Blue Ocean Strategy in Organisational Governance, for the 8th time at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kota Kinabalu from the 9 until 11 June.
UUM ONLINE: Following on from the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in February of last year, the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) have been in collaboration to create the Master of Science (International Accounting) programme, which was finalised via a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed at Menara Hasil, recently.
UUM ONLINE: June 4 - A total of two academic programmes namely Bachelor of Social Work Management with honours from the School of Social Development (SSD) and Bachelor of Science in Economics with honours from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB) completed an audit process which began on 2 June, in a bid to obtain the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification.
UUM ONLINE: The launch of a research, publication, and consultancy laboratory and Centres of Excellence (CoE) and Higher Institution Centres of Excellence (HICoE) will certainly help boost the research, publication and consultancy activities at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia’s latest achievement in obtaining the certification from the Asean-QA for the Bachelor of International Affairs Management with Honours programme has certainly served as an inspiration and a stimulus for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) to attain the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification for two academic programmes specifically the Bachelor of Social Work Management with Honours from the School of Social Development (SSD) and Bachelor of Science in Economics with Honours from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB). These two programmes shall undergo the third assessment exercise commencing 2 to 4 June 2015.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) students who demonstrated outstanding and exemplary performance in various types of activities and programmes throughout 2014 were honoured in an awards ceremony, “Majlis Anugerah Kerana Jasa” (AKJ 2014), which was held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, recently.
UUM ONLINE: May 31 - A total of 20 papers were presented and discussed during the two-day Thematic Workshop on Intra Trade in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Countries (OIC) at the Seminar Hall, Islamic Centre, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: May 19 – In an effort to help resolve issues concerning Islamic property management, the Islamic Business School (IBS), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), in collaboration with Wassiyah Shoppe Sdn Bhd, organised a two-day National Seminar on Islamic Property Management 2015 (i-Hibah), which began yesterday, at the Islamic Centre Complex.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 159 new students of the Foundation Studies in Management for Semester One 2015/2016 began their three-day orientation at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) from the 28 to 30 May.
UUM ONLINE: May 18 - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AK Academy in keeping with its overall strategy of strengthening relations with industry players. By way of this MoU, UUM students will be afforded the opportunity of acquiring valuable practical knowledge and skills requisite for their future employability in the field of maritime logistics.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, May 27 – In a bid to help improve the quality of life for both farmers and consumers, through the creation of System in Rice Intensification (SRI), the Agro-ecology Association of Malaysia in collaboration with the School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia organised the Southeast Asia Regional SRI Conference 2015 at the TH Hotel and Convention Centre from 25 to 28 May.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in last April to ensure UUM accounting graduates could obtain a recognised qualification worldwide through the ACCA Accelerate Scheme programme. The School of Accountancy (SoA) UUM, received a total of 159 students who registered for the programme, recently.