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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.

UTM FAB Architecture wins 2nd & 3rd in Autodesk Malaysia Design Competition 2016

UTM Architecture lecturers and students won 2nd and 3rd places for Autodesk Malaysia Design Competition (AMDC) 2016. The prize-giving ceremony, which took place on 8th May 2017, was officiated by YB Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching at Dewan Za’ba, Ministry of Higher Education, Putrajaya. Overall over 500 entries from all IPTA and IPTS all over the country …

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UTM QS winning streak

UTM QS students continue their winning streaks at the annual RICS-RISM International Surveying Conference for undergraduates. They bagged the best overall paper award, 2 special mention paper awards and 3 best presenters awards at this year’s conference which was held on the 7-8 April 2017 hosted by UIAM. There were 60 papers submitted and presented. Participants …

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Translational Research in Cold Mix Asphalt at the Faculty of Civil Engineering

Implementation of Translational Research in Campus at the Faculty of Civil Engineering was carried out with the aim of helping to reduce road maintenance costs within UTM. This programme entitled ‘Jom Patching Jalan (Let’s Patch the Roads)’ provided practical training to staff and students on the use of Cold Mix Asphalt, and was made possible …

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Free Meal Program at UTM Language Academy

Inspired by efforts of UTM staff from the Kelab Keluarga FKA and the Faculty of Education to empathise and reduce the economic burden faced by many students at the moment, Language Academy has come forward to initiate another similar program. Nevertheless, the target audience was not specified to curb any feelings of inferiority among students. …

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Public speaking with Toastmasters at UTM Language Academy

UTM Toastmasters Club (TMC), part of a global network under Toastmasters International, is collaborating with Language Academy in supporting the University’s efforts and initiatives to empower UTM staff and PhD students to become more effective communicators and leaders. This collaboration includes UTM TMC being officially housed under the Academy. The blueprint of the club entails …

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UTM students organise Tuanku Chancellor English Language Club Sharing Session

Johor Bahru, 16 November – Students from the UTM’s Tuanku Chancellor English Language Club organised an English medium sharing session with the HRH Permaisuri Raja Zarith Sofiah on 16 November 2016 to encourage the UTM students to take on the challenge of using English as a second language for the global communication to enable them to expand …

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Language Academy UTM wins prestigious Innovation in Assessment Prize in Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam, 14 October 2016 – The Language Academy of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia was today awarded the 2016 Innovation in Assessment Prize by the British Council. The award was given in recognition of their approach to developing an assessment instrument, the Test of English Communication Skills for graduating students (UTM-TECS), which measures university graduates’ readiness …

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