UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia's sporting reputation continued to flourish that much more in the golf arena when five UUM National Golf Academy (UUMNGA) students were officially entrusted with the task of representing the country at the 29th Summer Universiade Taipei 2017, which will take place in Taiwan from 20 through to 29 August.
UUM ONLINE: London - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, made history by becoming the first Malaysian, as well as the first Asian, to be appointed a CMI Companion by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), an accredited professional institution for management, based in London, United Kingdom.
UUM ONLINE: The IMT-GT 2017 Varsity Carnival drew its final curtain after witnessing Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) clinch the Best Cultural-Academic Presentation award through the presentation of a study done on the Cik Siti Wau Bulan dance, at Universitas Negeri Medan (UNIMED), Medan, Indonesia, on 10 August.
UUM ONLINE: United Kingdom - UUM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Cambridge in yet another forward push in its tireless stride to consolidate and advance its internationalisation agenda. The MoU was sealed during the Vice-Chancellor’s working visit to the University of Cambridge, in May, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC).
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - The Minister of Higher Education, Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh, congratulated UUM on its achievements attained in the period from June till September 2017, at the Post-Cabinet Meeting of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), last Friday.
UUM ONLINE: 28 May - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) aims to achieve a higher zakat fitrah collection (Islamic tithe) this year compared to the MYR54, 000 collected last year.
UUM ONLINE: Selangor, 13 August - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, attended the 36th Royal Commissioning Ceremony of Public University ROTU Cadet Officers at the parade ground of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: 29 May - To ensure that the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) successfully attains the Triple ISO Certification by the year 2020, a briefing on the current status of OYAGSB’s preparations with regard to attaining MS ISO9001:2015, MS ISO14001:2015, and SR10:2015 certifications was held at the Senate Meeting Room yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: Langkawi. 11 August - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, attended a Yasin recitation and prayer ceremony held in conjunction with the opening of the Langkawi outlet of Manager's Coffee at the Kuah jetty, yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: The government’s efforts to make Malaysia a fully developed nation with the introduction of the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) agenda has garnered the staunch support of UUM. This support was manifest in the organisation of a National Transformation 2050 (TN50) Strategic Initiatives Programme, which included the involvement of the UUM Board of Directors, for two days at EDC Hotels & Resorts.
UUM ONLINE: Selangor – As a step to further expand and strengthen the scope of cooperation between Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and UMW Grantt International Sdn. Bhd., a delegation from UUM, comprising, in the main, 30 academic staff members from the School of International Studies (SoIS), recently went on an industrial visit to the said company, which is located in Shah Alam.
UUM ONLINE: 25 May - The collaborative effort initiated by Universiti Utara Malaysia, (UUM) through its School of Law (SoL), with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Office of the Chief Registrar of the Federal Court of Malaysia (PKPMP) is seen as a commendable start towards improving the quality of legal education in Malaysia.
UUM ONLINE: "The research and publication output emanating from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is still very low and should be increased. Even though various incentives have been made available, the output in research and publication is still very low and far from being a fair reflection of the 1,119 lecturers currently serving at UUM," said the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
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UUM ONLINE: Bosnia-Herzegovina – In efforts to bolster its internationalisation and rankings agenda, UUM has entered into a collaborative venture with the University of Sarajevo (UNSA) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the said university.
UUM ONLINE: 24 May 2017 - With a view to realising the objectives of the national agenda and the present needs of the community, specifically at institutions of higher education, civil servants need to know how to 'think' and 'act' beyond the pale of normalcy so as to find appropriate approaches to resolve persistent problems and wearisome weaknesses.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 660 cadet officers of the Undergraduate Civil Defence (SISPA) Corps were commissioned as Junior Lieutenants (CD) at the 8th National SISPA Corps Commissioning Ceremony held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur: 'MyOPPIDeX: Malaysia Oil Palm Plantation Investment Decision Support System', a product by a UUM research team, won the gold medal at the 28th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX'17), which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), recently.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 4 August - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Colonel (H) Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, delivered a keynote address entitled “The Collaboration between Public Universities and the RMAF in the Context of Reinforcing Civil Defence” (Kerjasama Universiti Awam dan TUDM Dalam Konteks Memperkasa Pertahanan Awam) at Wisma Perwira ATM, this morning.
UUM ONLINE: 18 May 2017 - UUM was given the honour of hosting the 54th Committee Meeting (No. 2/2017) of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Rectors (Academic and International Affairs) of public universities at the Senate Meeting Room today.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - With an overall score of 76.06 percent, the Malaysian Syariah Index (MSI) for 2017 shows an increase of 0.6 percent when compared with that of the year 2015.
The announcement of the score was made by the Right Honourable Prime Minister, Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, at a special gathering where he met with the Premier Council of Muslim Clerics and Islamic Non-Governmental Organisations, which also doubled as a platform for the Presentation of the 2017 Malaysian Syariah Index. The event was held recently at the Putra Hall, PICC.
The Prime Minister said that the Syariah Index report encompassed eight major areas which were related to the implementation of government policies and programmes, specifically education, legislation, economy, health, politics, infrastructure and environment, society, and culture.
"The previous assessment, the very first to be conducted, recorded a score at only the satisfactory level of 75.42 percent.
"Aside from this, four areas show significant improvement, namely, health, environment, infrastructure, economy and society, while the other four areas, i.e. education, politics, legislation and culture are still at a level that is encouraging," he said.
A total of 222 researchers from six public universities were involved in the MSI study, that is, UUM, the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM).
Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, the Vice-Chancellor cum head of the UUM research team, was also present at the event.
The Malaysian Syariah Index was launched by the Honourable Prime Minister on 10 February 2015 in conjunction with the 2015 Premier Assembly of Muslim Clerics, with the aim of making Malaysia the pioneer in implementing the world’s first model of Islamic governance based on the principles of Maqasid Syariah, which encompass the preservation of religion, life, intellect, heritage, and property.
The Prime Minister also witnessed the signing of a MoU between the Ministry of Finance and the MSI.
Also present at the event were the Deputy Prime Minister, Dato' Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, and, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Major General (R) Dato' Seri Jamil Khir Baharom.
Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir
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UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya, 18 May 2017 – A video portraying a single father instilling, in his young son, the habit of saving money for the benefit of his future, was hailed as the second place winner in the Multimedia Video Competition (Mulvec) 2017. The video was the creative expression of a small group of students from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
UUM ONLINE: August 3 - In its efforts to maximise the acquisition of the most current knowledge and skills, especially in the use of the most advanced system in the field of accountancy, the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia (TISSA-UUM), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with E-Stream Software Sdn. Bhd., a software company with expertise in the field of accountancy.
UUM ONLINE: 11 May - With its apt theme, ‘Harnessing Technology for Humanity’, the 2017 Innovative Research, Invention and Application (I-RIA) exhibition gave recognition to the innovative inventions of 195 participants at its two-day event, which ended at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall yesterday.
UUM ONLINE: 2 Aug. 2017 - UUM has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Islamic Institute, or Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN), Palangka Raya, Indonesia, in an effort to further develop international collaboration.
UUM ONLINE: 9 May - The two aviation incidents of tragic magnitude that befell Malaysia Airlines (MAS) within a span of four months in 2014, took a heavy toll, indeed, on the airline.
UUM ONLINE: Melaka – The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, delivered a keynote address entitled "Ethnic Politics and the Challenges of Security Issues in Malaysia", at the Melaka International Conference on Social Sciences 2017 (MELICOSS 2017), which was held from 29 to 30 July.
UUM ONLINE: 8 May 2017 - The 2017 Innovative Research, Invention and Application (I-RIA) exhibition witnessed record participation in the history of its organisation when it successfully drew 195 participants from Universities and Polytechnics, as well as primary and secondary schools, from throughout Malaysia.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 16 cultural performers, comprising students, will represent Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in the Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand-Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) Varsity Carnival, which will be held in Medan, Indonesia, from 5 till 10 August 2017.
UUM ONLINE: 8 May 2017 - Even though the Malaysian halal industry has gained worldwide recognition with its halal certification acknowledged as being among the best in the international arena, the industry is not without its challenges when it comes to developing it.
UUM ONLINE: 31 July - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, went on a walkabout around UUM, last Thursday, to inspect several locations where development projects were in progress.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, May 6, 2017 – In a bid to acquire additional funds and channel financial assistance to the less fortunate, D'Tandoor International Group of Companies (DTIGC) joined hands with the School of Business Management (SBM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), to host a charity dinner, Night of a Thousand Dreams, or Malam Seribu Harapan (MASEH) 2017, at the Bank Rakyat Convention Centre (BRCC) last night.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 147 participants from various schools, matriculation colleges and public institutions of higher learning nationwide took part in the Teaching Innovation Competition (PIP) 2017 organised by the University Teaching and Learning Centre (UTLC), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), at the Sultanah Bahiyah Library, recently.
UUM ONLINE: The 75 recently inducted members of the UUM Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) were encouraged to be actively engaged in undertakings that would be beneficial to the community and the country.
UUM ONLINE: After a nine-day stint at UUM, undergoing a collective exercise on running humanitarian relief missions, the participants of the Joint Combined Exercise Thailand and Malaysia 2017 (JCEX THAMAL) concluded their training with a demonstration of the said exercise at the University Lake on 25 July.
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) celebrated triple success, for the second consecutive year, when three books published by UUM Press were selected as winners of national book awards, under three different categories, at the 2017 National Book Awards Ceremony held at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) on 2 May 2017.
UUM ONLINE: Its uncompromising concern for comfort and cleanliness bore fruit for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) when, for the very first time, it was declared winner of the Gold Award in the 2017 Competition for the Cleanest Restroom in the Kubang Pasu District, under the Public Institution of Higher Learning category.
Workers Day, which is celebrated on 1 May of every year, is a fitting recognition given to all groups of workers who have contributed to the development of the country, as well as an expression of appreciation to all employers who have contributed towards the creation of a progressive, dynamic, and prosperous society.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, gained an audience with His Royal Highness the Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan, Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur, at the Changkat Palace, Bukit Persekutuan, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar – Deeply concerned by the grave plight of the persecuted Rohingya community in Myanmar, UUM, in collaboration with the Kedah State Government and the Utusan Group, organised the UUM-Utusan International Rohingya Mission and initiated a fundraising drive at Tesco, Mergong branch, recently.
UUM ONLINE: 21 July - Malaysia is playing host, for the very first time, to the humanitarian aid mission exercise known as the Joint Combined Exercise Thailand and Malaysia 2017 (JCEX THAMAL), which has been in progress at UUM since 17 July 2017.
UUM ONLINE: Syria and Iraq are Burning: The Untold Story recounted a very terrifying and heartbreaking tale of conflict in the modern world of today, which has caused the loss of thousands of lives and forcefully displaced hundreds of thousands more into the tenuous existence of refugees, fraught with destitution and misery.
UUM ONLINE: To assist academic staff members to collaborate on research and produce publications in the form of books, the School of Multimedia Technology and Communication (SMMTC), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), organised the 2017 Seminar on Multimedia Technology and Communication (SMTCom17), which ran from 19 to 20 July 2017 at EDC Hotels & Resorts and the SMMTC.
UUM ONLINE: Penang - The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, has been reappointed as Member of the Asia-Pacific University-Community Engagement Network (APUCEN) Council for a period of three years, that is, from 2017 to 2020.
UUM ONLINE: UUM and the Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in efforts to develop student entrepreneurship programmes.
UUM ONLINE: In order to produce holistically developed graduates, universities need to train students not only to excel academically, but also to actively immerse themselves in the co-curricular programmes offered there.
UUM ONLINE: 18 July - The joy and merriment of the Aidilfitri Fellowship Gathering, which has become an annual university event, reflected the glory of UUM’s milestone achievements attained throughout its 33-year existence.
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UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 15 July - Academia Cafe & Bistro, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Kuala Lumpur campus, launched a new and improved menu featuring several new culinary delights at the cafe today.
UUM ONLINE: The Institute of Asian Studies at the School of International Studies (SoIS Institute of Asian Studies, SIAS) is patently capable of graduating into a full-fledged research centre delving in international issues, particularly those involving countries in the Asian region.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, July 14 – In efforts to address the increasingly complex and demanding challenges faced by the community, the School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy (SAPSP), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), in collaboration with the Social Institute of Malaysia (ISM), organised the 2017 National Conference on Social Work (PESAN 2017), which ran from 12 to 13 July at the ISM Auditorium.
UUM ONLINE: Dato' Muzammil Mohamad, the Qatar Airways Country Manager for Malaysia & Brunei, who is also an alumnus of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), shared his success story and leadership experiences during the “Breakfast with the CEO” session at the Academia Lounge, UUM.
UUM ONLINE: July 13, 2017 - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) continued further along on its journey of making its own unique history when it was listed, for the very first time, at the 101-150 placing in the sixth edition of the QS World University Rankings (QSWUR) Top 50 Under 50, which was published today.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 10 postgraduate students of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) competed in the final of the UUM 3-Minute-Thesis 2017 (UUM 3MT 2017) competition, which was held at the Manager's Coffee Restaurant recently.
UUM ONLINE: 13 July, 2017 - The recent promotion of 12 academic staff members to the position of Professor Special Grade C (VK7) has attained the status of a record for the highest number of staff members promoted to the post of Professor in a single promotional exercise in the eight years under the stewardship of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, i.e. since his appointment to the position in 2010.
According to the Vice-Chancellor, as a result of the promotion, the total number of Professors at UUM currently stood at 72, and the overall number of academic staff members who had been promoted since 2010, was 445.
He said that the promotion also showed that the university was concerned for the welfare of its staff members, particularly the academic staff members, for all the effort and sacrifice they had contributed towards the university’s attainment of excellence.
"The position of Professor is the highest achievement that every academic dreams of when their career of choice is that of an educator. It is the pinnacle of achievement in the career of an academic.
"This promotion will act as encouragement and motivation, as well as promise of recognition, to the academic staff, comprising members of the UUM Academic Staff Association (PERSATU), to strive for excellence," he said, at a ceremony held to present Letters of Promotion to Academic Staff Members, as well as celebrate the Hari Raya Aidilfitri cheer under the auspices of PERSATU, at the foyer of the School of Computing (SoC), yesterday.
He also expressed his expectation that the large number of Professors at the university would effect a huge impact upon the university by way of imbuing the university with the reflective sheen of their respective levels of excellence, thus raising the university's reputation to greater heights.
The Vice-Chancellor said that, today, as a management university, UUM was no longer viewed askance, or looked down upon, as a direct consequence of the university’s attainment of a myriad impressive accolades, including several prestigious accreditations, which have placed UUM on par with the University of Malaya (UM), specifically in the field of business management.
The Vice-Chancellor also emphasised the need for the academic staff to develop the Centres of Excellence (CoE) at UUM through gainful collaborative undertakings with foreign universities and invigorating their research and publication activities.
At the ceremony, a total of 12 Associate Professors, including the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Malek Abdul Karim, received official letters formally promoting them to the position of Professor with effect from 3 July.
Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir
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UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara (UINSU), Indonesia, on the occasion of a three-day visit to UUM by UINSU delegates, which commenced on 11 April 2017.
UUM ONLINE: UUM has become the first institution of higher learning to establish a Malaysian Association of Youth Clubs (MAYC) at the university level.
UUM ONLINE: Recognising the need to provide educational opportunities for students who fail to gain admission into public universities, Uniutama Education and Consultancy Sdn. Bhd. (UECSB) signed two Memoranda of Agreement (MoA) with Regent College and ASTIN College, recently.
UUM ONLINE: July 10 - The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, received a courtesy visit by a delegation from the Kedah Zakat Board headed by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Zakaria Othman, at the Visitors’ Lounge, yesterday morning.
UUM ONLINE: UUM Centres of Excellence (CoE) should set a clear focus in their niche areas in order to be relevant to industry, society, and the nation in accordance with the needs of the moment.
UUM ONLINE: The Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) played host to the 17th ASEAN University Network for Business and Economics (AUN-BE) Annual General Meeting, which took place from 5 to 6 July 2017.
UUM ONLINE: In efforts to introduce the GRANTT brand to the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) collegiate family, UMW Grantt International Sdn. Bhd. (UMW Grantt) and UUM, through its School of International Studies (SoIS), reached an accord and signed two Memoranda of Agreement (MoA) at EDC Hotels & Resorts, recently.
UUM ONLINE: Selangor, July 6 – The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has formally sealed the intent of both universities to offer double degree programmes for the upcoming session of new admissions.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, urged the recently promoted members of the academic staff to be prepared to assume the greater responsibilities entrusted to them by the university.
UUM ONLINE: 5 July, Selangor – With the objective of highlighting the issues and challenges involved in the governance of the public sector, the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA-UUM) organised the Public Sector Finance and Auditing Seminar 2017 (SKPSA 2017) at Acapella Suite Hotel, Shah Alam.
UUM ONLINE: To invigorate the tourism industry, specifically in the state of Kedah, the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Environmental Management (STHEM), UUM, hosted an Inaugural Lecture series on the theme “Heritage Tourism and Archaeology in Kedah (Potential and Challenges),” at the foyer of the Sultanah Bahiyah Library, recently.
UUM ONLINE: 5 July - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) made history, once again, when it was listed at position 200+ in the first edition of the Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2017, which were announced today.
UUM ONLINE: A total of 48 participants from six countries, including Malaysia, participated in the 2017 International Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ICSoTL2017) organised by the School of Education and Modern Languages (SEML), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), at EDC Hotels & Resorts recently.
UUM ONLINE: 21 June - At a special ceremony held this morning, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) showered its appreciation upon a total of 105 members of staff who will be on duty during the Aidilfitri celebrations. These staff members are from the Security Department, UUMIT, Islamic Centre, Department of Development and Maintenance (JPP), and EDC Hotels & Resorts.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - The Political, Security and International Studies Cluster, National Council of Professors (NCP), in collaboration with the Research Division of the Prime Minister’s Department, organised a Roundtable Discussion (RTD), Series 1/2017, entitled "The Trump Administration: Issues and Challenges To Malaysia," at the NCP Executive Meeting Room, recently.
UUM ONLINE: 20 June 2017 - The appointment of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail, as Deputy Director-General of Higher Education Malaysia (TKPPTM) proves that Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has in its service a large pool of exceptional talent and expertise that can be of inestimable value to the nation.
UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, chaired a meeting between the Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) and State Education Directors at EDC Hotels and Resorts, recently.
UUM ONLINE: 15 June: Ramadan does not only train Muslims to endure the pangs of hunger and thirst. In fact, it also trains them to be Muslims who would willingly help their brothers and sisters in Islam who are in need of assistance.
UUM ONLINE: The most recent product of UUM, the Manager's Coffee, offers not only authentic coffee and popular Malaysian dishes at reasonable prices, but also a cosy and refreshing atmosphere for the patrons.
PETALING JAYA: Despite its status as a non-research and non-comprehensive university, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has successfully climbed up 10 places in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018.
UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur – To ensure that its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme becomes more competitive and remains relevant to the needs of the market, the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYASGB), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a professional accreditation institution for management based in the United Kingdom (UK).
UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is now the only non-comprehensive and non-research local university that has made it to the top 2.7% of universities listed in the QS World University Rankings 2018, from among 26,000 universities around the world.
UUM ONLINE: Putrajaya - The success of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in obtaining the self-accreditation status from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) will continue to be a catalyst to the University for contributing to the improvement of the quality of national education and realising its mission of becoming the Eminent Management University.
UUM ONLINE: Thailand – The continuous contributions made by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, towards the transformation of UUM into a vibrant and internationally emergent seat of higher learning have, yet again, compelled the discerning in the global community to show their appreciation by conferring upon him the prestigious international award, ‘The Dr. Constantine "Taki" Papadakis Leadership Award for Excellence in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commitment to Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education'.
UUM ONLINE: Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, or better known as Chef Wan, delivered his inaugural lecture as Adjunct Professor of the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Environmental Management (STHEM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), last Sunday.
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