Dr Abdullah Nawi

UTM Experts Collaborate with Malaysian Examination Council on New CEFR-Aligned MUET

Johor Bahru, 22 Oct 2019 – The Assistant Dean (External & Global Engagement) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Dr Abdullah Mohd Nawi, received a courtesy visit today from officers from the Malaysian Examination Council, to discuss the ongoing implementation of the new CERF-aligned Malaysian University English Test (MUET) throughout the country. Four experts from FSSH UTM were involved in the formulation and implementation of the new MUET examination:
Assoc. Prof. Dr Abdul Halim Abd Raof, Dr Abdullah Mohd Nawi, Assoc. Prof. Fatimah Puteh, and Dr Nor Liza Hj Ali.

UTM expands its influence in Indonesia

A Letter of Cooperation (LOC) was signed between UTM and Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar on Thursday 14 February 2019, which covered the potential of cooperation between the two universities in the areas of student and staff exchange, collaboration of information and publication, collaborative research activities and teaching programmes, and supervisory and seminar cooperation. The signing of the LOC marks UTM’s openness to collaboration and willingness to build bridges in the worlds of academia and industry, in line with UTM’s Global Plan.

UTM-UiTM Collaborative Programme for Literary Appreciation

JOHOR BAHRU, 24 Oct – The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Assistant Dean (External and Global Engagement), Dr Abdullah Mohd Nawi, successfully carried out a workshop for students of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Pasir Gudang. The workshop, entitled ‘Faces of War’ is a signature literature workshop that is designed specifically to enable non-literature students to develop an appreciation for literature, especially a genre of literature that would seem alien to many of them – poetry in English.