The Role Of Alumni In Influencing Reconnecting With Alma Mater

The Role Of Alumni In Influencing Reconnecting With Alma Mater

UUM ONLINE: 20 February - The role of university alumni in making close connections with alumni outside the campus would indeed influence them to reconnect with their alma mater.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak said that alumni who were influential and successful were important resources for the university in various aspects.

According to him, they would not only contribute financially, in fact their role would help the university become valuable resources by providing the university with good image.

"In the context of the University, alumni are important force or an important segment of the stakeholders.

"They ensure UUM's reputation is at the highest position and is at the forefront in defending the University's name," he said.

He said being aware of the importance of the role of alumni to the university, therefore the Alumni Centre was established with a total of 129,162 members and 847 of them were employed in UUM.

According to him, to further reinforce this sentiment, UUM alumni need to awaken the sense of belonging and sense of pride amongst the circle of students once again so that when they graduate from their studies, the attachment to the university would become strong.

The Vice-Chancellor said this during the Alumni Engagement Ceremony: Hi-tea with the Vice-Chancellor at EDC Hotels & Resorts, this evening.

He further reiterated that alumni of the University were expected to become involved in the programmes organised by the University and help to disseminate useful information including UUM's latest development to alumni outside the campus.

In another development, the Vice-Chancellor also launched the 1 Alumni MYR10 Campaign as one of the products to help the University finance the annual expenditure for activities related to academic and physical development.

The Alumni Centre targeted a collection of MYR1 million as direct contributions which would also be used for the Alumni CARE Programme to help the needy which included students, local communities and alumni.

Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir



TEL.: 04-928 3042/3047/3050
FAX: 04-928 3053
FACEBOOK: Universiti Utara Malaysia (Official FB)

 footer ci uum



Offshore Office (China)

马来西亚北方大学境外办公室 (中国)
地址:北京市朝阳区东三环北路8号亮马河公寓1059室   邮编:100004
Director: Helen (LIU RONG)  
Tel: 86-1051650127  
QQ: 591913393/1243512744
Fax: 86-1064032524

Click here for more information

UUM Sintok
  +604-928 4000    +604-928 3053
  Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia

UUM Kuala Lumpur
  +603-2610 3000    +603-2694 9228
 41-3 Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz,
50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia