The visit which was headed by the Director of NCRC, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohana Yusof aims to initiate cooperation in the field of research, publications and joint organisation of seminars between UUM and the two Thai universities in addition to promoting UUM to the other universities located in the northern part of Thailand as well as to enable the UUM delegates to take part in the 6th Regional APUCEN Council Meeting which was held on 17 June, 2015 at Chiang Mai University.
In line with its strategic plan to internationalize the university, the NCRC has initiated steps to working with the Women Studies Centre, Chiang Mai University.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohana Yusof has offered a collaborative proposal for the joint organisation of the 2nd International Conference on ASEAN Women (ICAW) to be held in April 2016.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohana Yusof represented the UUM Vice-Chancellor at the 6th Regional Meeting APUCEN Council. The meeting was held as a means to gather reports pertaining to the Community-Engagement activities implemented by each member of APUCEN as well as to serve as a platform for the sharing and discussion of collaborative ideas for future activities.
The 7th Regional APUCEN Council Meeting is set to be held on 4 November 2015 after the University-Community Engagement Conference (UCEC 2015) happening from the 1 to 3 November 2015 at Outrigger Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia.
Among those who joined the working visit were, Deputy Director of the NCRC, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norehan Abdullah, Assistant Director, Madam Yati Arikah Mohd Yusoff and Research Officer, Ms. Munira Am Mun.
Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir
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