UUM ONLINE: 13 January - The Executive Diploma in Business Management Programme (EDBM) should be an added value to enhance the managerial capabilities of the staff of the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD).
UUM ONLINE: In meeting the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is engulfing the world at present, members of the university community must continue to be creative and innovative.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya, 11 January – The UUM exhibition booth which featured research products and subsidiary products attracted the attention of the public when it opened at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC) today.
UUM ONLINE: The world is said to have entered the phase of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 which sees the rise in the use of robots in line with the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and the integration of the Internet of Things (IoT).
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya, 11 January – Highlighting this year’s central theme, 'Higher Education 4.0: Knowledge, Industry and Humanity', the Minister of Higher Education, Yang Berhormat Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh said, it is imperative that universities should be at the forefront to embrace changes and innovate to face the challenges and ride on the waves of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0).
UUM ONLINE: To become a developed and high-income nation by the year 2050, graduates are encouraged to actively channel their ideas to help develop our country.
UUM ONLINE: 7 January - UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak officially unveiled the newly refurbished Sri Delima Room located on the fifth floor of the Chancellery Building, UUM, today.
UUM ONLINE: The inhumane economic situation propelled by incessant greed, values, principles and policies that eliminate the nature of humanity is getting alarming as these issues started to surface following the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - The Putrajaya International Security Dialogue (PISD), a high-profile discourse on international security issues scheduled on 5-6 January, commenced with a plenary session entitled "Islam as an Instrument of Moderation and Security."
UUM ONLINE: 19 November - University graduates were reminded not to overreact too quickly and become overly excited with advanced technology even though modern technology brings about 1,001 conveniences as the world enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution era (IR 4.0).
UUM ONLINE: 4 January - Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA) Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) at the EDC Hotels & Resorts, today.
UUM ONLINE: 19 November - The TISSA-UUM Edu-Charity Nite Run 2017 (TECHERun 2017) received an overwhelming response when it attracted 1,400 participants to take part last night at the UUM Sports Centre.
UUM ONLINE: 4 January - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) in a bid to produce more professionals in the field of accountancy through collaboration between the two parties.
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: 4 January - The appointment of two University key office bearers as new members of the University Management Committee (JPU) has strengthened the university's management machinery to realize UUM’s strategic agenda.
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: 3 January - "Do not turn into 'Little Napoleon' who only cares about his own territory if you want to succeed because trust and teamwork are the key elements that will determine the success of an organization," said the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak at the Presentation Ceremony of the Letter of Appointment to UUM Key Office Bearers 2018.
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 newly appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Ayoib Che Ahmad clocked in at 8.30am this morning as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the Chancellery Building, UUM.
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: Lebanon - UUM through its School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the Lebanese International University (LIU) Beirut, recently.
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: 21 December - UUM has successfully obtained the ISO 9001: 2015 certification after none Non-Conformance Report (NCR) was recorded in the MS ISO 9001: 2015 Monitoring and Upgrading Audit process conducted by SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd. (SIRIM QAS) which ended yesterday.
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: 21 December - A delegation from Widad University College, Pahang paid a courtesy call on the UUM Vice-Chancellor at the Visitors Lounge yesterday.
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: 20 December - The film entitled, Malay Regiment film, which premiered at the Muádzam Shah Hall for public viewing, was loaded with war action that focused on the country's historical theme in maintaining peace and harmony in the country.
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: 19 December - In order to ensure that the future generation is ready to face the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), the university must be responsible for preparing them by ensuring that the university students get enough knowhow in particular to deal with the disruptions of the said revolution.
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: 19 December - The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) will bring along entirely different and wide-ranging disruptions or intrusion and this revolution is fundamentally changing the way we live.
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: 19 December - To transition from the ISO 9001: 2008 certification to ISO 9001: 2015, the SIRIM QAS audit team led by Mdm. Hanida Ghazali together with Mdm. Asiyah Haron and Mdm. Mary Ngu will conduct MS ISO 9001: 2015 surveillance audit for three days from 18 to 20 December 2017.
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: Kuala Lumpur, 15 December - The appointment of the Executive Director of MyEG Services Berhad, Dato' Raja Munir Shah Raja Mustapha as an Adjunct Professor will encourage the professional growth and development of UUM students as well as inspire them to strive for excellence.
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: In line with UUM's aspiration to increase its research and publication, the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA) organized the Research Advisory programme which was conducted by Prof. Dr. Keith Houghton of Research Coaching Australia (RCA) for three days starting on 12 December.
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: 13 December - "There has certainly been for you in the Messenger of Allah an excellent pattern for anyone whose hope is in Allah and the Last Day and [who] remembers Allah often." (Surah al-Ahzab verse 21)
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: The School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML) organised its annual symposium known as the STML Go Green Symposium recently. This symposium acted as a platform for the final year students to present their final project and it also served as the knowledge and experience sharing avenue for the members of the faculty and industry.
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: 12 December - The story of life as a university student based on the actual experience which was presented in the form of dialogues and songs attracted scores of audience at the premiere of Cinta Pertama -The Musical at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall last night.
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: The university must pursue proactive engagement with the industry by transferring, exchanging and sharing knowledge in an effort to transform the country.
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: The participants of the 13th IMT-GT International Conference of Mathematics, Statistics and Its Applications (ICMSA 2017), were honoured at a special Gala Dinner held at the Sri Angsana Hall, EDC Hotel & Resort.
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: In line with today's changing times and technological advancement, a lecture by the NCRC Adjunct Fellow entitled, Agile Leadership: Key For Organization Transformation by the Chief Executive Officer of Darul Ridzuan Institute (IDR), Dr Mazalan Kamis emphasized the need and importance of transformation both in life and organization.
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 200 volunteers produced 17,920 notebooks, thus setting another entry in The Malaysia Book of Records as the Most Number of Booklets Produced in a Day, at UUM Sintok, 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: To instigate the development in theories and applications of Mathematics and Statistics, UUM through the School of Quantitative Sciences (SQS) organised a four-day international conference- the 13th IMT-GT International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Their Applications (ICMSA) starting on 4 November at the EDC Hotels & Resorts, UUM.
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: 5 December - The signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and OpenLearning Global (M) Sdn. Bhd. will further enhance the online learning approach or also known as the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC).
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: 5 December - Deputy Rector of Technical University of Liberec (TUL), Czech Republic, Ass. Prof. Sona Jandova paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak at the Visitors Lounge, yesterday.
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: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hebei University, China, at the Senate Meeting Room recently.
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: Alor Setar, 30 NOVEMBER - The fourth edition of the International Conference on Rural Development and Entrepreneurship (ICORE) 2017 continued to serve as a platform for scholars and stakeholders to interact and exchange ideas on the development and entrepreneurship issues in the rural areas.
UUM ONLINE: University students should be given opportunities and spaces which are conducive to facilitate their English Language acquisition.
UUM ONLINE: 29 November- The Festival of Indonesia (Pesta Rakyat Indonesia) brought to light the rich and diverse artistry of the Indonesian culture, and obliquely strengthened the relationship between Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries. The annual event was held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, UUM yesterday.
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: The arrival of the Chief of Staff, Air Operations Command, Royal Malaysian Air Force, Major General Dato' Zahani Zainal Abidin and his wife was welcomed by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak at Manager's Coffee, UUM.
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: UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak and his spouse, Datin Seri Norhayati Nazri were among the dignitaries in attendance at the Proclamation Ceremony of Yang Teramat Mulia Raja Muda Kedah and the Installation Ceremony of Yang Teramat Mulia Tunku Laksamana Kedah at the Anak Bukit Palace, recently.
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: Kuala Lumpur - A total of two graduates from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) received the Nadi Negara Awards for the Disabled Category at the 2017 Nadi Negara Awards ceremony held at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) yesterday.
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: Kuala Lumpur, 24 November – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Alibaba Business School at the Plenary Theater Auditorium, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), in conjunction with the Malaysia Higher Education Forum 2017.
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.
Pisang emas dibawa belayar,
Masak sebiji di atas peti,
Hutang emas boleh dibayar,
Hutang budi dibawa mati.
The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak extended his sincere appreciation and gratitude to all members of UUM collegiate family for their unstinting efforts in making sure the success of the Proclamation Ceremony of UUM Chancellor and the 30th UUM Convocation Ceremony which concluded yesterday.
Prof. Dato' Seri noted that, the efforts and generous deeds extended by all staff of UUM, either before, during or after the convocation ceremony will earn bountiful reward from Allah SWT.
"Well done and keep up the good work!” said Prof. Dato' Seri Vice-Chancellor.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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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: The 30th convocation of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) drew to a close with the Convocation Banquet held at the EDC Hotels & Resorts.
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: To take on the wave of the Fourth Industrial Revolution era (IR4.0), the denizens of the university were reminded to be prepared to strengthen their self-value and the value of the society.
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: The high-speed technological revolution in the education sector has transformed the education landscape into a different and challenging teaching & learning (T&L) scenario.
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.