UUM ONLINE: 18 May 2017 - UUM was given the honour of hosting the 54th Committee Meeting (No. 2/2017) of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Rectors (Academic and International Affairs) of public universities at the Senate Meeting Room today.
The meeting, which began at 10.30 am this morning, was chaired by Professor Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud from Universiti Malaya (UM). Also in attendance was Prof. Dr. Raha Abd Rahim, the Director of the HEI Excellence Planning Division, as the representative of the Director-General of Higher Education.
At the opening of the meeting, Prof. Dr. Raha reminded all universities to be ready to meet the challenges of producing students in The Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) who would be capable of driving the world and the digital economy with real, tangible, skills.
The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International Affairs), UUM, Prof. Dr. Hassan Ali, together with the representatives of 20 public universities and relevant agencies, to discuss and share views on academic collaboration and efforts in internationalisation, as well as agenda such as the CEO at Faculty 2.0 and the Gap Year Volunteerism programmes.
After the meeting, the delegates were taken on a tour around campus, including visits to the UUM Welcome Centre and Manager’s Coffee.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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