Month: May 2015

UTM Community Urged to Capitalise on Opportunities to Enhance Efficiency

JOHOR BAHRU, 26 May 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) as a Research University (RU) with a global image based on innovation requires its entire community to keep progressing and capitalising on opportunities to improve efficiency. Staff members, particularly management and support group cannot be static with conventional styles of governance and services. This is  to …

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Czech Ambassador and University Rectors Visit UTM

JOHOR BAHRU, 20 May 2015 – A delegation from the Czech Republic, led by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia, His Excellency Rudolf Hykal, recently visited UTM, with the aim of boosting educational, research and development ties between the Czech Republic and Malaysia. The delegation was made up of distinguished leaders comprising Rectors, Vice-Rectors and …

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Palestinian Ambassador Officiated UTM Hosted 67th Anniversary of Al-Nakba Commemoration Day

JOHOR BAHRU, 24 May 2015- A delegation from the Palestinian Embassy to Malaysia, led by His Excellency Dr Anwar Al-Agha, visited UTM. This visit was in conjunction with the 67th Anniversary of Al-Nakba Commemoration Day, where Al-Nakba is the Arabic word for “catastrophe”. In his opening address, His Excellency explained that 15th of May each …

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UTM Receives Courtesy Visit from the National Council of Professors

JOHOR BAHRU, 19 May 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is one of the Public Institutions of Higher Learning (IPTA) which can contribute towards driving the nation to become more dynamic. As a Research University (RU), UTM has the facilities and expertise to make more significant contributions to the nation. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) …

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UTM Students Embody Spirit of Volunteerism

KOTA TINGGI, 7 May 2015 – Students from  Kolej Tun Razak (KTR), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) were involved in a community service program called Journey to Sening (JETS) 2015. The three-day programme, from 7 to 9 May 2015, was held at Felda Sening and was launched by the Felda General Manager for Johor Bahru Southern …

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SPPL11 Student Team Emerged as Champion at the 8th UTM Innovation Competition

JOHOR BAHRU, 19 May 2015 – Team SPPL11 from Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) won the ‘Best of The Best’ Award at the 8th Innovation Competition held at the Centre for Student Innovation (CSI), Kolej Tunku Chancellor. The group, comprising Qadratul Anis Faisol, Jahariah Munta and Suhaiza Shuhaimi won the award through their …

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UTM Vice-Chancellor Signs MoU for the Construction of Student Residences at the Pagoh Higher Education Hub

  PAGOH, May 20 – Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Prof Datuk Ir Dr Wahid Omar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of Student Residences at the Pagoh Higher Education Hub. Pagoh Higher Education Hub is part of the development of Bandar Baru Universiti Pagoh. The agreement was signed jointly with …

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UTM Passed Site Assessment Audit for Malaysian Research Assessment Star Rating (MyRA) 2014

JOHOR BAHRU, 30 April 2015 – The Site Assessment Audit for the Malaysian Research Assessment Star Rating (MyRA) for 2014 achievement was held at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) from 29 to 30 April 2015. The audit was conducted to verify data submitted by UTM for the Malaysia Research Assessment (MyRA) 2014 exercise, with supporting evidence. …

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UTM Bursar’s Office Maintains ISO 900:2008 Certification

JOHOR BAHRU, 17 February 2015 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Office of the Bursar has successfully passed the recertification audit by SIRIM in maintaining the ISO 9001: 2008 certificate. The re-certification process was conducted over a period of  two days (16-17 February 2015) at both UTM Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur campus’ Bursar’s Office, conducted by …

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UTM Student is the ESRI Young Scholars Award 2015 Recepient

JOHOR BAHRU, 6 May 2015 – A Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) student, Norezzayana Rohaizat was announced as the recipient of the Environmental System Research Institute (ESRI) Young Scholars Award 2015. Her winning project entitled ‘Engaging students via ArcGIS Mobile Data Collector in Sustainable Green Campus Campaign’ has been developed to help create a healthy living …

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UTM Students Shone at the 2015 Malaysia 3MT Competition

The 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) concept has grown in stature since its launch at the University of Queensland in 2008. It has since been adopted in 18 countries, including Malaysia. UTM hosted the inagural Malaysia 3MT in 2014. This year, the competition is again hosted by UTM, but this time round it is hosted jointly with Universiti …

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