UUM ONLINE: Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof Dato' Wira Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak urged all former key university officers to continue to contribute to the university even though the officers no longer hold any position at the university.
UUM ONLINE: Following on from the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in February of last year, the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) have been in collaboration to create the Master of Science (International Accounting) programme, which was finalised via a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed at Menara Hasil, recently.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof. Dato’ Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received a courtesy visit from the Director General of the Social Welfare Department (JKM), Dato’ Hj. Zulkiply Ramli at his office this morning.
UUM ONLINE: The launch of a research, publication, and consultancy laboratory and Centres of Excellence (CoE) and Higher Institution Centres of Excellence (HICoE) will certainly help boost the research, publication and consultancy activities at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: August 3 – The Heads of the various centres of authority as well as the Deans of Schools of Studies need to be distinct and focussed with the direction set a course by the respective centres of authority and schools within five years from now.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) students who demonstrated outstanding and exemplary performance in various types of activities and programmes throughout 2014 were honoured in an awards ceremony, “Majlis Anugerah Kerana Jasa” (AKJ 2014), which was held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, recently.
UUM ONLINE: The College of Law, Government and International Studies of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM COLGIS) and several Centres of Excellence (CoE) concluded the series of Presentations on Roadmap and Benchmark for all the three Schools and CoE of UUM at EDC-UUM, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: May 19 – In an effort to help resolve issues concerning Islamic property management, the Islamic Business School (IBS), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), in collaboration with Wassiyah Shoppe Sdn Bhd, organised a two-day National Seminar on Islamic Property Management 2015 (i-Hibah), which began yesterday, at the Islamic Centre Complex.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 180 athletes representing Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in the 2015 Malaysian Universities Sports Council (MASUM) sports meet held at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Skudai, Johor happening from 27 July to 7 August 2015.
UUM ONLINE: May 18 - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AK Academy in keeping with its overall strategy of strengthening relations with industry players. By way of this MoU, UUM students will be afforded the opportunity of acquiring valuable practical knowledge and skills requisite for their future employability in the field of maritime logistics.
UUM ONLINE: July 30 - In conjunction with the arrival of the delegation from Sejong University, South Korea to Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) for a six- day visit beginning 28 July, the OYAGSB and Cooperative and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (CEDI) jointly organised the Seminar On Franchise Industry: Korean Experience at the Studio, OYAGSB recently.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in last April to ensure UUM accounting graduates could obtain a recognised qualification worldwide through the ACCA Accelerate Scheme programme. The School of Accountancy (SoA) UUM, received a total of 159 students who registered for the programme, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Lifelong learning has been one of the most discussed agenda in Malaysian education and its main purpose is to provide and fulfil the nation needs with knowledgeable, skilled and competent human capital.
UUM ONLINE: May 15 - The signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and Orangetree Production Sdn Bhd hopes to open a new chapter in establishing a string of network cooperation.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi, July 28 - With its apt theme, 'The Culture of Excellence Based on Sound Financial Management Performance', the Public Sector Finance and Auditing Seminar (SKPSA) is set to become the foundation for organisations to excel in public sector governance.
UUM ONLINE: Once again, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) achieved a sweet success when the Bachelor of Science (Business Mathematics) (Hons.) programme offered by the School of Quantitative Sciences (SQS) received Asean University Network Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification.
UUM ONLINE: BismillahirrahmanirrahimAssalamualaikum
Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh dan Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri Kullu Am Wa Antum Bikhair.
Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Walillah hil Hamd’.
UUM ONLINE: May 12 - The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Islamic Entrepreneurial Carnival with its spiritually laden programmes could be the best way to produce well-balanced graduates in the world and the hereafter while providing them with the much needed exposure to the knowledge of entrepreneurship before they join the work force.
UUM ONLINE: A direction of members of staff associations of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) need to be consistent with the university agenda in order to avoid a malfunctioning within the associations.
UUM ONLINE: The School of Multimedia and Communication Technology (SMMTC), Universiti Utara Malaysia held the SMMTC Week 2015 for two weeks commencing 10 May 2015.
UUM ONLINE: Despite the fact that they have to celebrate the first day of Aidilfitri without their loved ones by their sides, a handful of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) members of staff from the Security Department, Development and Maintenance Department (JPP), UUM Islamic Centre, the Reserve Officer Training Unit (PALAPES) and a few Centres of Authority (PTJ) are determined to answer their call of duty and spend their first day of Aidilfitri at work.
UUM ONLINE: The Malaysian Institutions of Higher Learning (IPT) Golf Championship 2015 held at Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort in Pulau Carey, Selangor from 8 – 10 May 2015 featured 76 upcoming and talented amateur golfers from IPT and Community Colleges vying for the championship title this year.
UUM ONLINE: Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the month of fasting for Muslims. Fasting is observed as an act of obedience to Allah s.w.t, one for which He has reserved special blessings. The fasting person is rewarded manifold for all good deeds. In addition, whoever fasts and prays during Ramadan with pure intentions will have their past sins forgiven.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 40 students from the Al-Bukhary Foundation Student Residential Hall (DPP YAB), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in cooperation with the Murai Youth Association of Kampung Teluk Kandeh as well as the UUM Persatuan Anak-Anak Sabah organised a programme called Bakti Siswa "From UUM With Love " at the Kampung Teluk Kandeh in Alor Setar recently.
UUM ONLINE: Tokyo, 7 July - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has once again commanded international attention by earning international accreditation from the Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow, A 21st century organization (ABEST21).
UUM ONLINE: Irbid, May 6 (Petra News) - A delegation from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), led by the Dean of the Islamic Business School (IBS), College of Business (COB), Dr. Asmadi Mohamed Naim paid the President of Yarmouk University (YU), Jordan, Mr Abdullah Al-Musa a courtesy visit at the latter’s office on Wednesday.
UUM ONLINE: The experience celebrating Ramadan and observing the holy month far away from home proved challenging for first timers who have to sit for the exam during this period. A group of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) students are currently going through this bittersweet experience.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) today received a delegation from Hebei University, China. The delegation of four members was led by its President, Prof. Fu Guansheng.
UUM ONLINE: Tokyo, Japan – The book 'Politics of Bangsa Malaysia' written by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak which had been translated into the Japanese language gained encouraging support from amongst the local universities and the general public in the Land of the Rising Sun as soon as it was launched.
UUM ONLINE: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School (OYAGSB) hosted a special award ceremony in recognition of the outstanding contributions and exceptional commitment of seven OYAGSB academic and administrative staff members for the year 2014. The members of staff were honoured in an award ceremony held at OYAGSB Studio recently.
UUM ONLINE: July 2 - A total of 133 new students of the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Distance Learning Programme (PJJ) for the July Semester 2015/2016 session signed up and took pledge yesterday. The New Student Pledge of Loyalty ceremony marked the significant beginning for the students who will be pursuing the Bachelor of Public Administration with Honours [BPM (Hons)] and the Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours [BBA (Hons) programmes.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) determination, hard work and constant strive to emerge as the Top Management University paid off when UUM made it to this year’s QS World University Rankings through UUM Accounting and Finance programmes, were ranked top 200 in global varsity rankings by subjects. Besides achieving this fruitful result, UUM was also placed 364 world's top university with QS World University Rankings for Social Sciences and Management by faculty.
UUM ONLINE: July 1 - A total of 31 academic and administrative staff members received special Ramadan gifts in the form of letters of appointment and promotion during the event Iftar Reception with the Vice-Chancellor held in the compound of the Sultan Badlishah Mosque, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.
Salam 1Malaysia and Happy Labour Day 2015!
UUM ONLINE: July 1 - Three (3) students from the National Golf Academy Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUMNGA) will represent Malaysia at the World University Games (Universiade) in Gwangju, South Korea.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) recently set up a collaborative programme with Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) to offer a master’s programme called Master of Science in International Business to MARA officials and lecturers. The course will be offered at MARA Professional College, Seri Iskandar, Ipoh, Perak.
UUM ONLINE: The representatives from the Northern Corridor Research Centre (NCRC) Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) went on a working cum promotional visit to two universities in Thailand namely Maejo University and Chiang Mai University from 15 to 17 June.
UUM ONLINE: 27 April –In a bid to obtain recognition from the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) a three-day audit exercise took place at Universiti Utara Malaysia recently. The move is expected to improve the quality of several academic programmes offered at the university.
UUM ONLINE: United Kingdom - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has taken another significant step forward in the field of education by forming strategic partnership with top ranking universities in the world, especially in the United Kingdom.
UUM ONLINE: A meeting between UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, Sir Alan Langlands has resulted in fruitful exchanges in terms of strengthening academic collaborations between both universities.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, received a courtesy call made by a delegation from the Guizhou Education University, China in his office recently.
UUM ONLINE: 25 April 2015 - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was chosen to host the National Academic Decathlon (NAD) 2015 Kedah Zone which drew participants from various schools in the Northern Zone. The event took place at the Auditorium located in the vicinity of the School of International Studies (SOIS).
UUM ONLINE: The significance of the unit trust funds industry in Malaysia is portrayed through the net amount invested by the members of the Employees Provident Fund (KWSP). Up until 31 December 2013, there were over 970,000 contributors withdrew their savings from their account one to join the KWSP Members Investment Scheme involving more than RM7.8 billion (KWSP, 2013).
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) continued to sustain its strong performance at international level when it inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bei Fang University of Nationalities, Yinchuan, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, June 18 - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has collaborated with the Kedah State Government in providing training and setting up an ICT exhibition in conjunction with the launch of e-Rezeki at the Kedah Digital Transformation Centre (KDTC), Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Arau, April 19 - A total of 457 innovative products produced by more than 600 young researchers from 10 countries were up against one another in the International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition 2015 (I-ENVEX 2015).
UUM ONLINE: UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received an official visit made by the representatives of UUM Retirees Assocation (PPUUM) in his office recently.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) awarded the Loyal Service Medal to 124 recipients at the 2015 UUM Loyal Service Medal (PPSUUM) Award Ceremony held at EDC-UUM recently.
UUM ONLINE: Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof Dato’ Wira Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak delivered his messages to new students during the New Student Pledge of Loyalty and Vice-Chancellor-Student Meeting Ceremony with the new intakes of the UUM Foundation Studies in Management, session 2015/2016, held at Student Accommodation Centre (SAC), recently.
UUM ONLINE: UUM once again received 5-star award when it emerged the first in the ranking of the Malaysia government portal and websites assessment and appeared the best website amongst other Public Universities (UA).
UUM ONLINE: 15 June–The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, received a courtesy call made by a delegation from the Ningxia International Language College (NILC), China, in his office this morning.
UUM ONLINE: April 21 - In conjunction with the 9th Malaysia Statutory Bodies Association Sports Championship happening from 25 April to 4 May 2015 at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) will send a total of 85 athletes to participate in the sports meet.
UUM ONLINE: United Kingdom - In an effort to further strengthen its internationalisation and ranking agenda, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has forged a collaborative link with the University of Cambridge through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the said university.
UUM ONLINE: Focusing on staying ahead by meeting the changing needs of the stakeholders and clients, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) took another initiative to introduce the latest facilities in campus- the mobile clinic and UUM new bus. These latest additions to the readily available medical facilities and transportation services in UUM were launched by UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak recently.
UUM ONLINE: June 15 - A total of 27 participants successfully completed Module 1 of the Global Executive Workshop for Higher Education Management & Administration, with each receiving their certificates recently.
UUM ONLINE: A total of five (5) schools housed under Universiti Utara Malaysia College of Arts and Sciences (UUM CAS) made their second series of presentations on roadmap and benchmark, recently.
UUM ONLINE: 14 June – The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Haji Mohd Yassin, has re-appointed Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak as the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) for a further two-year term of office, from 16 June 2015 till 15 June 2017.
UUM ONLINE: April 21 – The 2015 Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) Golf Championship, jointly organised by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) is set to become the best venue for UUM and MOE to discover new golfing talents to highlight.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has improved on its rankings in the 2015 QS Asian University Rankings as compared to last year.
Being listed in the QS varsity rankings ensured UUM remained relevant to the current higher education and this success was engrained with UUM target to stand amongst top 50 universities in Asia by 2020.
UUM ONLINE: 20 April – In its efforts to continue to boost the stature of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in the international arena, the Institute of Excellence for Islamicjerusalem Studies (IEIJS) once again jointly organised the 15th International Conference on Jerusalem Studies (Islamicjerusalem) as well as the 2nd International Postgraduate Academic Forum with its counterparts from the Istanbul Zaim University (IZU), Turkey, Academy of Islamicjerusalem Studies (ISRA), UK, Isra’ Vakfi, Turkey and University of Batna, Algeria.
UUM ONLINE: Kota Kinabalu, June 9, 2015 – The Chancellery, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) organised a 3-day Seminar on Excellence in Governance with its apt theme, Blue Ocean Strategy in Organisational Governance, for the 8th time at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kota Kinabalu from the 9 until 11 June.
UUM ONLINE: Energetic team under the helmed of Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) outperformed the second place at the 11th Public Universities’ Innovative and Creative Circles (KIK) Convention, held at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, recently.
UUM ONLINE: June 4 - A total of two academic programmes namely Bachelor of Social Work Management with honours from the School of Social Development (SSD) and Bachelor of Science in Economics with honours from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB) completed an audit process which began on 2 June, in a bid to obtain the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 140 students registered for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Distance Learning Programme (PJJ) April 2015/2016 Session. The students were enrolled in two undergraduate programmes i.e. Bachelor of Public Management programme and Bachelor of Business Administration programme. The registration process was held at Seminar Hall A, Convention Centre, UUM recently.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia’s latest achievement in obtaining the certification from the Asean-QA for the Bachelor of International Affairs Management with Honours programme has certainly served as an inspiration and a stimulus for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) to attain the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification for two academic programmes specifically the Bachelor of Social Work Management with Honours from the School of Social Development (SSD) and Bachelor of Science in Economics with Honours from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB). These two programmes shall undergo the third assessment exercise commencing 2 to 4 June 2015.
UUM ONLINE: The deep-rooted and longstanding friendly relations between Malaysia and China would continue to remain strong since the establishment of diplomatic relations 40 years ago.
UUM ONLINE: May 31 - A total of 20 papers were presented and discussed during the two-day Thematic Workshop on Intra Trade in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Countries (OIC) at the Seminar Hall, Islamic Centre, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: From time to time, we can see a slightly higher percentage of female students outnumbering their male counterparts in institutions of higher education (IPT). As the number of female graduates keeps increasing, the proportion of women holding top leadership positions in organizations also increases.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 159 new students of the Foundation Studies in Management for Semester One 2015/2016 began their three-day orientation at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) from the 28 to 30 May.
UUM ONLINE: 9 April - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in a bid to ensure that UUM accounting graduates could enjoy the fast track to obtain a recognised qualification at the global level through the ‘ACCA Accelerate Scheme '.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, May 27 – In a bid to help improve the quality of life for both farmers and consumers, through the creation of System in Rice Intensification (SRI), the Agro-ecology Association of Malaysia in collaboration with the School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia organised the Southeast Asia Regional SRI Conference 2015 at the TH Hotel and Convention Centre from 25 to 28 May.
UUM ONLINE: Though countless efforts have been made by the government to promote and elevate the status of women, the issue of gender equality, especially concerning the rights and opportunities between women and men have frequently become the topic of debates in this country.
UUM ONLINE: The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the Malaysian government beginning April 1 this year has raised much debate amongst its citizens, especially on the issues of prices of goods.
UUM ONLINE: A photographer plays an important role in capturing the essence of important occasions and historical events for public viewing. A photographer must possess a range of professional working knowledge as well as originality and creativity in their work. A photographer must be able to perform highly skilled work and demonstrate an understanding of theoretical knowledge as well as the technical application of the knowledge.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, 25 May - A total of 2,500 search and rescue personnel from 27 member countries of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) are taking part in the ASEAN Regional Forum: Disaster Relief Exercises (ARF DiREx 2015) being held in the states of Kedah and Perlis. The Forum, which began on May 24, 2015, will run through till 28 May, 2015.
The launching ceremony, which was held yesterday evening at the TH Hotel & Convention Centre, Alor Setar, was officiated by the Deputy Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who is also the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, April 7 – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received his letter of appointment from the Malaysian Civil Defence Department in a ceremony held at the Civil Defence Headquarters yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency The Governor of Penang, Tun Dato' Seri Utama Dr. Hj Abdul Rahman Abbas, at his residence yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: 6 April – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) became the first local university to establish ties with the Department of Standards Malaysia or Standards Malaysia (JSM) when a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today to solemnise the collaboration between the two institutions.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, May 22 - Varsity Mall is set to enhance the image of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) as the pioneer in providing a modern student mall when its upgrading is completed early next year.
UUM ONLINE: Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak extended his warm welcome to international mobility students of second semester, session 2014/2015 during a Hi-Tea Reception, yesterday.