UM ONLINE: A total of 1,700 participants jazzed-up the Thailand-Malaysia Relationship Sports Tourism Programme: Sadao Bike Ride to Kedah 2017, held in conjunction with the commemoration of the 60 years of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and Thailand and the celebration of the 33rd anniversary of Universiti Utara Malaysia’s (UUM) Foundation Day.
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.
UM ONLINE: In conjunction with the 2017 Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Foundation Day celebration yesterday, a Yassin and Tahlil recital ceremony was held at the Sultan Badlishah Mosque, in the 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.
UM ONLINE: Alor Setar - To assess the potential of Knowledge Science as an academic discipline which could be taught at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), in particular, and in Malaysia, in general, the School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML) organised a UUM Roundtable Discussion (RTD) entitled Knowledge Science as Integrated Discipline: Exploring For Malaysia at the TH Hotel, recently.
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).
UM ONLINE: Morocco, 14 February – The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UUM and Mohammed V University sealed, among others, the accord between both universities to offer joint scholarships to students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies at either university.
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.
UM ONLINE: In efforts to further advance its internationalisation agenda, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has ventured further afield in North Africa.
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.
UM ONLINE: Morocco, 11 February – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), represented by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Hassan II De Casablanca, yesterday.
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.
UM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) should think outside the box for ways to diversify their avenues of revenue generation.
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: UUM's position in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities has soared from the 1668th position to the 1486th position in the January edition of this year based on an official report issued by Webometrics in early February.
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: A total of 515 students registered for the Second Semester of the 2016/2017 Academic Session (A162) at the TM Student Residential Hall recently. The event involved the enrolment of 472 local students and 43 international students.
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: Nearing the 14th anniversary of its establishment, the Institute of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Thoughts (IPDM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), has been encouraged to continue its undaunted focus on leadership and policy.
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: The School of Tourism, Hospitality & Environmental Management (STHEM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), needs to be the key player in generating income for the university through tourism activities whilst, at the same time, helping strengthen the tourism sector in the state of Kedah.
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: Since the establishment of UUM over 30 years ago, its Centres of Excellence (CoE) have not exhibited any consistent progress.
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: The University Teaching and Learning Centre (UTLC) officially handed over the responsibility of managing MY3S (Malaysian Soft Skills Scale) and the Tracer Study to the Department of Student Affairs & Alumni (HEPA) at a hand-over ceremony held at the Chancellery Meeting Room, UUM, recently.
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: The Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) must unleash its inner champion in order to enable UUM to implement its agenda towards becoming the Eminent Management University.
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: The School of Computing (SOC), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), has ventured to expand its expertise into the international arena by engaging in collaborative research projects with Universitas Komputer Indonesia (UNIKOM) and Universitas Telkom (TELKOM), Indonesia.
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: A senior lecturer from the School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Dr. Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi, successfully obtained The Newton-Ungku Omar Fund mobility grant, worth MYR 52,418.33, from the British Academy.
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: In efforts to confront and surmount the challenges of institutional management on their journey towards sustained success, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNiSZA) forged a collaborative link yesterday morning by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Visitors’ Lounge, Vice-Chancellor’s Office, UUM.
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: Deeply concerned about the ravages wrought by the recent floods that had hit the east coast, the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) chapter of the Malaysian Universities’ Volunteers Council (MASKUM) undertook a volunteer mission to the east coast from 25 to 27 January 2017.
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: The Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), has been listed as one of the world's top business schools in the Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking 2016.
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: Kuala Lumpur- In agreement on the need to ensure that the quality of education is assured and in keeping with strengthening the areas of governance, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and Open University Malaysia (OUM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the OUM Boardroom yesterday afternoon.
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: Nilai, Negeri Sembilan- A product of the Universiti Utara Malaysia National Golf Academy (UUMNGA), golfer Mohammad Wafiyuddin Abdul Manaf emerged as the best Malaysian player at the PGM (Professional Golf Malaysia) CCM Seriemas Championship 2017.
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: To ensure the success of the 'Redesigning Higher Education' agenda, the Public Universities Vice-Chancellors & Rectors (PU VC & R) Committee held its meeting yesterday morning in UUM.
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: Vice-Chancellors and Rectors of the various Malaysian public universities were feted at a specially organised welcoming banquet in conjunction with the Committee Meeting (No. 1/2017) of Vice-Chancellors and Rectors (VC&R) of Public Universities (PU) at EDC Hotels & Resorts last night.
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: Two research projects by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) researchers received the Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP) grants under the Lifelong Learning scheme (Rolling 1/2017) worth MYR131, 187.20.
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: "Be grateful for the blessings that God has given to UUM in the form of the various achievements and successes attained over the past year," said the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, during the opening ceremony of the Vice-Chancellor’s 2017 Address held at the Mu'adzam Shah Hall, recently.
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: Alor Setar- Two years after its establishment, UUM International School (UUMIS) continues to be recognised as the pioneer amongst international schools in the northern region, especially in the state of Kedah.
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: The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, gained an audience with His Royal Highness the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, at the Anak Bukit Palace, 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: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) presented the Time Circle cake to His Royal Highness, the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, in honour of His Royal Highness’ 89th Birthday Celebration at the Istana Anak Bukit, yesterday.
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: Putrajaya, 13 January –To provide the best higher education in the world and to acquaint the Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) in Malaysia with world renown, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has introduced the Redesigning Higher Education agenda.
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: Alor Setar- The Registrar of UUM, Mohamad Akhir Yusof, was conferred the Darjah Dato' Setia DiRaja Kedah (DSDK) award, which carries the title Dato', in conjunction with the 89th birthday celebration of His Royal Highness the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, this morning.
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: The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, presented a letter of appointment to the new Dean of the School of Multimedia Technology and Communication (SMMTC), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ariffin Abdul Muttalib, at the Visitors’ Lounge, yesterday afternoon.
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: The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, received a certificate and a trophy from The Green Organisation for UUM’s Global Gold Medal triumph in the Green World Awards 2016 for Education & Training, held in Bucheon, South Korea, in October 2016.
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: Alor Setar – The Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, paid a courtesy call on the Right Honourable Menteri Besar of Kedah, Dato' Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah, at Wisma Darulaman, yesterday.
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: The year 2016 witnessed the highest number of promotions given to the academic staff at UUM when a total of 64 staff members received their respective promotion letters.
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: In efforts to increase the admission of students from the B40 group (that is, the bottom 40% of households with a monthly income of MYR3, 900 and below) into institutions of higher education, a meeting was held between Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Sahol Hamid Abu Bakar and the Vice-Chancellor of UUM, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, at the UUM Welcome Centre yesterday.
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: Perak – The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Golf and Recreation Club (UUMGRC) has been urged to be more active in generating revenue to boost its coffers.
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: The Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) held a Strategic Plan Improvement and Scenario Planning Workshop at the EDC Hotels & Resorts yesterday.
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: Fired with boundless zeal and driven by team spirit coupled with smart strategy, nine UUM students clinched the second place and brought home a cash prize of MYR3, 000 in the Nescafé Hub Programme (NHP) held at Surian Tower, Selangor, recently.
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: Putrajaya - The Premier, Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, launched a book on the Implementation Plan of the Malaysian Syariah Index 2016-2018 at the Seri Perdana Complex, recently. The Malaysian Syariah Index is a complementary product of Islamic governance in the country through a more comprehensive measurement of the demands of Islamic law.
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: Sahbani Shapudin, 23, received the award for the Best Axiata Young CEO Development Programme (YCDP) for the Digital Business Project category and took home a cash prize of MYR1, 000.
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.
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