The Energetic team represented UUM for the Management Category with a project presentation entitled 'Masa Pengumpulan Dokumen COPPA yang Panjang' managed to take home a cash prize of RM4, 000, a trophy and a gold certification.
Director of IPQ-UUM, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah mentioned the two categories of the KIK were Management Category and Technical Category.
According to him, UUM was represented by Energetic team and Smarty team of UUM Sultanah Bahiyah Library (PSB). Both teams contended under the Management Category.
He further added that 39 teams took part in the convention this year where 21 teams competed under the Management Category, while the remaining teams were under the Technical Category.
"In addition to Energetic team which won the second-place under the Management Category, the Smarty team also presented their project entitled 'Kesukaran Pencarian Bahan Di Dalam Repositori Perpustakaan' while a team from the Development and Maintenance Department (JPP) UUM observed the Technical category.
"Overall, I'm happy that UUM took the second-place in this convention and we will continue to strive ahead in making UUM as a university which grows within the culture of innovation and creativity, in addition to winning numerous greater success in the future," he said.
He added that this success too received undivided supports from the Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
All the prizes to the winners were presented by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Asma Ismail, Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education Malaysia.
The B-Factor Team from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) emerged champion while Tech IT EZ Team from Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) was the second runner-up under the Management Category. In addition, the overall champion of the convention won by the Sinaran Team from UKM.
The 12th KIK Convention will be hosted by Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT).
Translated by Nurul Nazifah Mat Noh
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