UUM ONLINE: In order to ensure that research and publication activities are geared towards achieving the vision and mission of the university, the Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC) organised a briefing on Ethics in Research, Publication and Innovation at the Islamic Centre yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: In recognition of the contribution made by two public figures in the field of management and entrepreneurship in the country, Tan Sri Samsudin Osman and Datuk Ramly Mokni, were conferred with honorary doctorates at the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 29th Convocation Ceremony this morning.
UUM ONLINE: With 30 years of political experience under his belt, Tan Sri Dato' Seri Panglima Annuar Musa shared his experiences with students and denizens of UUM in a session entitled “A Dialogue with Tan Sri Annuar Musa”, a programme jointly organised by IPDM and MAPAN at the SoIS Auditorium yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: The University was prompted to be mindful in carrying out its role, namely to raise a learned society and intellectuals as well as to produce skilled manpower to fulfil our national aspirations.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 14 December - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, was conferred the Premier Award - Prominent National Author - at the National Book Awards 2016, which took place at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC).
UUM ONLINE: UUM hosted a Convocation Banquet in conjunction with the 29th Convocation Ceremony to honour outstanding students. The banquet was held at EDC Hotels & Resorts, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Japan - UUM's unparalleled beauty and its large student enrolment were attractions enough to inspire the Takasaki City University of Economics (TCUE) to want to forge an academic partnership with UUM.
UUM ONLINE: UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, received a courtesy call from the General Manager of UMW GRANTT International Sdn. Bhd., Mr. Amri Hasim.
UUM ONLINE: Japan - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) accepted an invitation extended by the Muslim Professional Japan Association (MPJA) to discuss the prospects of establishing a partnership, centred on academic collaboration, between the two institutions. The meeting took place in Shinjuku, Tokyo, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur – A Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Graduate Appreciation Dinner Banquet for Members of Parliament (MPs) and Assemblymen was held recently. It was officiated by YB Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh, Minister of Higher Education.
UUM ONLINE: Japan - UUM accepted an invitation from Senshu University to discuss the potential for an academic partnership between both universities, and a discussion session towards that end took place in Kanagawa, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Following its success of being listed in the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking, UUM again brought honour to the nation when it secured the gold medal at the Green World Awards 2016 For Education & Training, in Bucheon, South Korea, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
Muslim members of the UUM Community blessed by Allah, the Almighty
Let us give thanks and praise to Allah, the Most Glorified and Exalted, the Lord of all worlds, and pray for peace and blessings upon Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), his family members, companions, and followers. It is because of His grace that we are given yet another opportunity to commemorate and celebrate the Birth Anniversary of the Beloved of Allah, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) took another step in strengthening its international collaborative networking when it sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), a university located in Zaria, Northern Nigeria.
UUM ONLINE: Japan, 10 December - The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak’s official trip to the land of the rising sun continues with a visit to the University of Toyama.
UUM ONLINE: UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, received a courtesy call from Visiting Professor, Professor Paul D. Hannon, who is also the Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Research, Engagement & Innovation Services, Swansea University, United Kingdom.
UUM ONLINE: Japan, Dec 10 - UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, was invited to deliver his keynote address at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Nomi, Ishikawa, yesterday morning.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi - The Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), was entrusted by the Public Service Department (PSD) of Malaysia with the task of equipping its JUSA grade officers with knowledge and leadership training through the programme called the PSD (Premier) Excellence in Leadership (UUM OYAGSB-PSD).
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, had the opportunity to test-drive the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and the rangcar around the UUM campus and the UUM Parade Ground, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, 3 November – A total of 6,737 graduands will receive their degree scrolls at the 29th Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Convocation Ceremony scheduled to run for five (5) consecutive days, from 12 November till 16 November, at the Mu’adzam Shah Hall.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - To ensure that the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) is worthy of being recognised and adopted at the international level, the Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) is currently revising the present MUET test syllabus and specifications in order to meet the standard of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 1 November 2016 – The all-new Academia Cafe & Bistro at the Kuala Lumpur campus of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUMKL), the brainchild of UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, was inaugurated today by the Chairperson of the UUM Board of Directors, Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur – The Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) took a step further when it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge at UUMKL recently.
UUM ONLINE: Approximately 100 staff members of the Department of Social Welfare (JKM) from throughout Malaysia were awarded the Executive Certificate in Social Work Practice (SPEC), which is centred on improving the competence of the JKM staff in accordance with the social work profession in delivering services to the general public.
UUM ONLINE: To ensure that the body of knowledge concerning the law and society develops in tandem with other fronts of knowledge and does not appear rarefied to others, continuous interaction between law scholars and scholars from other disciplines should be conducted.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) received a visit today from two members of the Malaysian Parliament, namely, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ledang constituency, the Honourable Datuk Ir. Haji Hamim Samuri, who is also the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources & Environment, and the MP for the Parit Sulong constituency, the Honourable Datuk Noraini Ahmad, who is also the Chairperson of Matrade.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has attained the rare distinction of being the first university in Malaysia to have produced graduates of the Bachelor of Islamic Finance and Banking (BIFB) programme with an Islamic Financial Planner (IFP) Professional Certificate.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 29 October – The Attorney General of Malaysia, the Honourable Tan Sri Dato' Sri Haji Mohamed Apandi Ali, was appointed as Adjunct Professor of the School of Law (SoL), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), with effect from 1 September 2016. The appointment, which is for a period two years, ends on 31 August 2018.
UUM ONLINE: The Senate Meeting held yesterday pioneered the application of the Smart Card Attendance Record (SMART) system to record staff attendance at meetings conducted in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: In a bid to spark research activities in the field of education, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), through its School of Education and Modern Languages (SEML), embarked on a collaborative venture with Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (UMSIDA), Indonesia, to organise their maiden joint seminar, the UUM-UMSIDA International Seminar 2016, with its apt theme, Generating Knowledge Through Research.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) evinced a continued rise in the rankings when it was listed within the 201-250 band of ranks in the Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017.
UUM ONLINE: The financial constraint currently being experienced is undeniably an issue that poses a challenge to Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), primarily with regard to its continued hold on excellence.
UUM ONLINE: SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd. has agreed that Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) should retain the MS ISO 9001: 2008 certification after a three-day audit exercise that was conducted beginning 28 November.
UUM ONLINE: To the mind of Surya Burhanudin, or Pak Surya, education should be prioritised to ensure that every child gets the best education possible in order for them to become a generation that will inherit a bright future.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya, 29 November – In an effort to continue with collaborative research on the Malaysian Syariah Index, the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and five other public universities (UA) to undertake research on the Malaysian Syariah Index 2017.
UUM ONLINE: UUM received a visit from the MyMentor delegation, led by the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of MyMentor, Prof. Graham Kendall, who is also the Rector of the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC).
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) clinched a gold medal at the Research Invention and Innovation Competition for Private Institutions of Higher Learning, Malaysia 2016 (PERINTIS 2016), held at the Seri Sarjana Hall, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten), Putrajaya Campus, recently.
UUM ONLINE: A courtesy call made by a delegation from the Global Communication Center, Japan Advanced Institute Science and Technology (JAIST), on the UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, paved the way for future academic collaborative efforts for both parties.
UUM ONLINE: The Institute of Public Relations Malaysia Student Association, UUM Chapter (IPRMSA-UUM Chapter), in collaboration with the Office of Student Development and Alumni (PPA), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), successfully organised the ASEAN University Conference on Public Relations and Communication (APRC 2016) at the EDC Hotels & Resorts recently.
UUM ONLINE: Uniutama Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd (UTTSB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the nation’s renowned travel company and airlines ticketing agency, Triways Travel Network (M) Sdn Bhd, in a bid to establish business cooperation which would benefit both parties, especially in the tourism and aviation sectors.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya – The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, presented the achievements attained by UUM at a post-cabinet meeting which took place at the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak welcomed a delegation from the Department of Agrarian Reform in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the Republic of the Philippines, at the Visitors’ Lounge, Chancellery, last Sunday.
UUM ONLINE: A project by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) researchers gained recognition when it was selected as one of the top five best projects out of 15 entries in the Public Universities (UA) category in the 48-hour Public Sector Open Data Hackathon 2016, which ran from 25 to 27 October at the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Cyberjaya, Selangor.
UUM ONLINE: The School of Business Management (SBM) organised the CEO@Faculty Programme, which took place at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: "The role of the university alumni is indisputable as they also form a significant contributing factor in the advancement and progress of the university.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, was among 14 Heads of Clusters who recently received their respective letters of appointment for a New Cluster of the National Professors Council (MPN) 2016-2018 Session.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi, 19 November – In its effort to assist the nation achieve sustainable development for the country’s progress, the National Council of Professors (NCP) held its Coordination and Planning Meeting from 18 to 20 November at Ombak Villa, Langkawi.
UUM ONLINE: The Public Service has achieved significant progress and innovation. However, there is a need for discussion in order to come up with a new approach to bridge the gap between the government, which acts as the presiding body, and its citizens. This is especially paramount in terms of the services provided as well as a review of the feedback from its citizens.
UUM ONLINE: The 29th Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Convocation Ceremony concluded spectacularly with a total of 6,737 graduates having received their degrees from 12 November till 16 November, 2016.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has once again been shortlisted as the top three finalists for the National Nescafé Hub Programme (NHP) hosted by Nestlé Malaysia.
UUM ONLINE: The Certificate Presentation Ceremony to appreciate the backing musicians during the 29th Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Convocation Ceremony was held at Bilik Ilmu, the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Indonesia – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and Universitas Indo Global Mandiri (UIGM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to step up the efforts to further foster the academic relationship between both universities. The signing ceremony was held at the Century Park Hotel, Jakarta recently.
UUM ONLINE: No one can deny the ability and the capability of universities to execute a very important function for the development of the country,” said the Pro-Chancellor Dato' Seri Amar Diraja Dato' Seri Diraja Tan Sri (Dr) Osman Aroff on the last day of the 29th Convocation Ceremony of University Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh,
Alhamdulillah, bersyukur kita ke hadrat Allah Jalla Wa Ala kerana dengan rahmat dan inayah-Nya kita masih dapat menyedut udara tahun baru hijrah 1438 dengan limpahan keamanan dan kemakmuran.
Kedatangan tahun hijrah 1438 ini, seperti juga sambutan pada tahun-tahun yang lalu, mengingatkan kita akan detik yang bersejarah bagi umat Islam seantero dunia. Sesungguhnya, sebagai umat Islam kita disarankan bukan sekadar mengingati tarikh ini tetapi dituntut menghayatinya dengan meneruskan amalan-amalan Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam dan mematuhi setiap ajaran Allah Subhanahuwataala. Firman Allah dalam surah Al-Anfal ayat 1 yang bermaksud:
UUM ONLINE: UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak and his wife, Datin Seri Norhayati Nazri visited the Pro-Chancellor, Tun Dato’ Seri (Dr) Ahmad Fairuz Dato’ Sheikh Abdul Halim, who was admitted to the ward at Kedah Medical Centre (KMC) recently. Also present during the visit were the Chairman of the University Board of Directors (LPU), Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir and senior university officers.
UUM ONLINE: Indonesia – The Indonesian version of the Politics of Bangsa Malaysia, the lauded masterpiece of UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak was launched at the Indonesia International Book Fair (IIBF) 2016. The book launch was held at the Jakarta Convention Center, Senayan, Jakarta, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Graduates of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Distance Learning Programme (PJJ) who successfully completed their studies were honoured at a special dinner banquet in conjunction with the 29th UUM Convocation, held at the EDC Hotels & Resorts last night.
UUM ONLINE: Indonesia – The book entitled the Politics of Bangsa Malaysia, which was translated into the Indonesian language, has altered the perception of the people of Indonesia.
UUM ONLINE: The graduates of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) were reminded to give back and not forget their alma mater that served them all well.
UUM ONLINE: Indonesia - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universitas Indonesia (UI), yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Being proficient in many languages, quick at mastering new knowledge and capable in carrying out any challenging task- these attributes are not enough for graduates if they do not possess a high, ever-vigilant, sense of integrity at all time.
UUM ONLINE: Jakarta, 1 October - Universiti Utara Malaysia had a meeting with Bina Nusantara University (BINUS) to discuss the cooperation between the two universities.
UUM ONLINE: Many would not have thought that, behind the limited movement and the suffering after a fall from Scoliosis, Mohd Noor Fakhrullah Zahari braced himself and won the Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal Award as well as the Outstanding Alumni Book Award, at the 29th Convocation Ceremony, Session 4, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Jakarta, 1 October – UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak called upon the members of the Indonesian Chapter of UUM Alumni Association to support the university to augment its stance in the international arena. This is in keeping with the university’s motto, “Knowledge Virtue Service”.
UUM ONLINE: Barely six hours before the conferment of a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours (Business Mathematics), Salehah Ibrahim@Hashim, 23, faced an unspeakable challenge when her father, Ibrahim@Hashim Thamdon, 62, died while he was being taken to the Tuanku Fauziah Hospital in Kangar, Perlis, due to a heart attack, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Jakarta, October 2 - UUM through its Islamic Business School (IBS) has once again added another feather to UUM’s cap when the school was awarded the GIFA Market Leadership 2016 (For Education in Islamic Banking & Finance) by the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) on 29 September.
UUM ONLINE: Values and culture in the context of cross-cultural communication are increasingly threatened and could lead to the onset of a fragmentation in the unity if left unchecked.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar – Members of the MBA UUM Alumni Club are encouraged to be actively involved with the university activities and share their valuable experience and expertise to facilitate and foster the academic success of UUM. This alliance will certainly facilitate the university’s efforts to uphold and at the same time enhance the reputation of the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) at the national and international levels.
UUM ONLINE: The social flaws in the society have created the feeling of restlessness resulting from the lack of education in shaping morality which is commanded by religion, beliefs, customs and culture.
UUM ONLINE: Jakarta – Universiti Utara Malaysia through its Islamic Business School (IBS) and the Sekolah Tinggi Ekonomi Syariah (STES) Islamic Village has recently established academic cooperation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Century Park Hotel.
UUM ONLINE: In dealing with the current economic challenges, newly-minted graduates who just entered into the working world need to be smart in order to become exceedingly successful.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was among the six public universities in Malaysia selected to receive 200 electric pedal-assisted bicycles (EPAB).
UUM ONLINE: Graduates are encouraged to be courteous and respectful in their daily communication to ensure that all tasks and administrative matters at the university become easier, as this in-turn will foster friendly and supportive relationships among the members of the university community.
UUM ONLINE: Jakarta, Indonesia – Najibnomics , a book published by UUM Press attracted the attention of the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture (Mendikbud), Mr. Muhandir Effendy who officiated the Indonesia International Book Fair (IBF) 2016 on 28 September.
UUM ONLINE: The 29th Convocation Ceremony of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) recorded another history when one of its inaugural programme -the Bachelor of Creative Industries Management with Honours (BCIM) saw the graduation of its first batch of 25 graduates.
UUM ONLINE: 6 October – The lack of access to justice, especially among the poor in the urban and rural areas has denied them the chance of seeking or receiving justice for the violations committed against them.
UUM ONLINE: Without the support of parents, it would be difficult for graduates, Mr. Mohammad Muzammil Mohd Nazli and Ms. Foo Fang Yuan to be awarded with the Royal Education Award at the 29th Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Convocation which commenced yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - To ensure the security of the national cyberspace, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and CyberSecurity Malaysia established a strategic partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the Office of CyberSecurity Malaysia in Seri Kembangan, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: A Deputy Minister, a Member of the Parliament and a former Member of a State Legislative Assembly (ADUN) are among the graduates who received their Doctor of Philosophy Degrees (PhD) during the First session of the 29th Convocation of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: “Suraya”, a film by Zulaikha Zakaria, a student of Multimedia University, bagged the Best of the Best Award at the Asian Youth Indie Film Festival (AYIFF'16). The Gala Night was held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, yesterday.