UUM ONLINE: 19 November - The stay positive and high-fighting spirit of a disabled woman (OKU) enabled her to chart the most beautiful success and in one fell swoop was awarded with the Chancellor’s Gold Medal at the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 30th Convocation Ceremony yesterday morning.
UUM ONLINE: Terengganu - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) scooped 13 medals at the 2017 International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2017), which ended on 9 October, 2017.
UUM ONLINE: Two prominent figures, Tan Sri Dato' Paduka Dr. Fng Ah Seng and Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, or better known as Chef Wan, were awarded the Honorary Doctor of Philosophy Degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in recognition of their contributions and commitment to the nation in their respective fields in conjunction with the 30th UUM Convocation Ceremony.
UUM ONLINE: To help students better understand data mining, a group of researchers, led by Dr. Jastini Mohd Jamil and Dr. Izwan Nizal Mohd Shaharanee, from the School of Quantitative Sciences (SQS) developed an innovative web application called 'JustMiner'.
UUM ONLINE: To honour the services and contributions of Almarhum Almu’tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah for having been the most dedicated patron of UUM since 1984, UUM will establish the "Sultan Abdul Halim Professorial Chair".
UUM ONLINE: The provision of the 1Malaysia electric bicycles (SER1M) to the various Centres of Authority (PTJ) and Student Residences (Inasis) is expected to greatly help generate more income for the university.
UUM ONLINE: 18 November - Graduates are reminded to keep an open mind and act in accordance with the cultural values and norms centred on the tenets of as the country traverses the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
UUM ONLINE: The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) undergraduates selected to become members of the elite society, Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) [UUM Chapter], were advised to acquire and emulate the four qualities of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in order to become great leaders.
UUM ONLINE: 16 November - The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received a courtesy visit from the Kedah State Security Council (MKN) led by its Director, Mr. Mohd Razif Mahmood.
UUM ONLINE: Cyberjaya - In the era of the rise of digital economy, the cyber security defence system should be more sophisticated and dynamic in dealing with any onslaught of cyber- crime threats.
UUM ONLINE: 16 November - The Deputy Minister of Defence Malaysia, Yang Berhormat Dato' Sri Mohd Johari Baharum launched the 30th Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Convocation Fair in conjunction with the 30th UUM Convocation Ceremony which will commence on 18-22 November 2017.
UUM ONLINE: Cyberjaya – The School of Computing (SoC), UUM, in collaboration with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), organised the 2nd Malaysian Internet Governance Forum (MYIGF) 2017, with the timely theme, Cyber Security For Trusted Digital Economy, at the MCMC Auditorium, yesterday morning.
UUM ONLINE: Stepping into 2018, talent development and risk management aspects will be addressed as the significant renewals in the UUM Phase 2 Strategic Plan (2016-2020).
UUM ONLINE: The two-day International Conference on Human and Multimedia Creativity (ICON-HMC) 2017 served as a platform for the meeting between practitioners in the creative industry and researchers in the various fields of creativity, from all over the world.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak launched five textbooks written by UUM lecturers at his office, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Innovation, creativity, human quality and education, together, constitute the secret to the success of achieving progress in the 21st century.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, 12 November - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, gained an audience with Yang Teramat Mulia Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, the Tunku Temenggong of Kedah, who is also the Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) at the Anak Bukit Palace yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: SETARA 2017 assists universities in building a strong foundation in the delivery of their three core functions of teaching, doing research and providing services, through an appropriate metric assessment.
UUM ONLINE: In conjunction with his visit to UUM, Deputy Minister of Human Resources, Dato’ Seri Ismail Abd Muttalib spent some quality time with the university’s young leaders recently.
UUM ONLINE: The alleged practice of double standards in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is seen to have had an impact on Africa’s efforts at establishing peace and security on the continent.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 64 Cadets of the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Reserve Officers Training Unit (Palapes) 2017/2018 Session for all three components namely Land, Sea and Air services were exalted in conjunction with the UUM Palapes Session 2017/2018 Bar Pinning Ceremony yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Seberang Perai, 30 September - Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received his letter of appointment and was commissioned as the Honorary Commissioner of RELA - PJR (Honorary) as well as appointed as Relasis Commander of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in conjunction with the Commissioning Ceremony of the RELASIS Brigade Malaysia 2017 at Seberang Perai Polytechnic, Penang today.
UUM ONLINE: The Registrar, Dato' Mohamad Akhir Hj Yusuf ended his service at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) on Thursday (9 November) after 33 years of working in UUM.
UUM ONLINE: 30 September - A total of 100 officers from various public universities all over the country attended the Ministry of Higher Education Development Action Committee (MoHE DAC) meeting at the EDC Hotels & Resorts yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Dato' Wira Hafarizam Harun, a Managing Partner at Messrs Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak shared his extensive experience and knowledge in law with UUM students in a lecture entitled 'Tort of Misfeasance In Public Office - True Purport' at the Seminar Hall A, Convention Center, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar - The Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, General Dr. Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga, gained an audience with Her Highness Yang Teramat Mulia Dato’ Seri Diraja Tan Sri Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, the Tunku Temenggong of Kedah, at the Anak Bukit Palace recently.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak was appointed Board of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Malaysia Chapter recently.
UUM ONLINE: 26 September - UUM hosted a dinner at the Sri Angsana Hall, EDC Hotels & Resorts, recently to honour the delegation from Zimbabwe, led by the Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, General Dr. Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak visited the OYAGSB office at Levels 18 & 19 of the TH Platinum Park Tower, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur recently.
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.
UUM ONLINE: The 30th Convocation Ceremony of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) will commemorate another historical event when it commences with the proclamation of Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, the Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman as the new UUM Chancellor during the first session on 18 November 2017.
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: 3 November -The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak and senior Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) officials tested out the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) services from Kajang to Sungai Buloh yesterday.
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: Kuala Lumpur, 3 November - Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of ASTRO Group Malaysia Holdings Berhad, Dato' Rohana Tan Sri Datuk Rozhan was appointed Adjunct Professor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) School of Creative Industry Management and Performing Arts (SCIMPA).
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: Kuala Lumpur, 2 November - A total of 28 senior officials of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) comprised deans and heads of departments visited the Balai Berita NSTP, Bangsar yesterday.
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: 31 October - The appointment of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor of UUM COB, Prof. Dr. Yusnidah Ibrahim as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International Affairs) was expected to help improve the achievements of the university.
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: 31 October - The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received a courtesy visit from the delegation of Benevolent Fund for Outstanding Student (BFOS), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) which is headquartered in Yemen at the Visitors Lounge, this afternoon.
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: Alor Setar, 31 October – UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak gained an audience with His Majesty Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Tuanku Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman at Wisma Darul Aman this morning.
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: Alor Setar - The panel members of the 2018 Budget Discussion corroborated that the 2018 Budget tabled by the Premier was a prudent budget which took into account the people’s needs and also the government capabilities.
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: Penang – New ideas and more innovative approaches are essential in order to meet the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), especially to ensure that the pool of highly-skilled graduates are ready for the job market.
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: University students should be given opportunities and spaces which are conducive to facilitate their English Language acquisition.
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: 28 October - To practice the usage of the English in a fun environment, UUM and the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) organized a two-day MOHE (ELCA) English Language Carnival starting today at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall.
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 - In order to strengthen governance within the university, the Ministry of Higher Education conducted the Board Effectiveness Assessment (BEA) for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), University Board of Directors (LPU) at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) recently.
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: "University students who want to become successful entrepreneurs have to change their mind-set. Once you change your mind, everything will change," said celebrity entrepreneur, Fizo Omar at the BizTalk in conjunction with the Millennials Mind-set Mapping Programme with the students of Universiti Utara Malaysia UUM) at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall recently.
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: The establishment of UUM Varsity Mall is seen as a sensible idea by the university to encourage and develop the entrepreneurship skills among the university students.
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: "The first thing that entrepreneurs should do before starting their business is to get an in-depth information about the business they wish to operate," said the Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK), Dato' Seri Hamzah Zainudin at the Millennials Mindset Mapping Programme with Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) students at Mu'adzam Shah Hall.
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: A delegation from Rajabhat University of Suratthani, Thailand paid a courtesy call to UUM to present the Letter Of Intent (LoI). The ceremony was held at the Main Meeting Room, Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government (GSGSG), UUM COLGIS, yesterday.
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: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) received a visit by a delegation from the Regional Office lX, the Philippines Commission on Higher Education (CHED), yesterday.
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: Members of the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Student Representative Council (MPP) were urged to provide the finest services in return for the mandate given by fellow students who have chosen them to succeed as university leaders in the University.
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 ON.INE: The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak asserted that more golf tournaments should be organised to unearth more social golfers.
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: In efforts to mould a sophisticated entrepreneurial culture, the School of Business Management (SBM) and TEKUN Nasional (TEKUN) collaborated to organize the TEKUN-UUM SBM Basic Entrepreneurship Seminar at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, yesterday.
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: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) continued to consolidate its position in the Asian region when it was ranked at the 131th position in QS Asia University Rankings (QS Asia) 2018 published on 16 October 2017.
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: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) through its School of Business Management (SBM) continued to establish international collaboration by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa (UNTIRTA), Indonesia.
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: A project, initiated by the UUM ENACTUS team, that derives charcoal from coconut shells, won the hearts and minds of the jury and secured the top award at the Academic and Research Exhibition (ACADREX) 2017, which ran for three days beginning 13 October, at Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Perak.
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: Two members of the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) made the university proud when they were selected as recipients of two international scholarships to undergo two leadership programmes abroad.
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: Kuala Lumpur - The Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, launched the Malaysian Research and Education Network (Myren-X), a broadband service with a speed of 100 gigabytes per second, at the University of Malaya recently.
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.