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Official Statement : Termination of the EMCO at UTM Johor Bahru

OFFICIAL STATEMENT UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA (UTM) TERMINATION OF THE ENHANCED MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (EMCO) AT UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA (UTM), JOHOR BAHRU Please be informed that the implementation of the Enhanced Movement Control Order (PKPD) in UTM Johor Bahru has been terminated as scheduled by the National Security Council (MKN) on 3 June 2021. This termination …

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Life-Changing Ramadhan Values to Live By [1 Ramadhan, 1442 H]

There are many life-changing values and exemplary disciplines that one could learn from living through the Ramadhan experience.  Let me share some of the fundamental ones for us to make them lifelong habits in our quest for success and happiness in life. Integrity, Synergy, Excellence and Sustainability are among my top pick of Ramadhan core …

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A New Life on Campus

The convocation ceremony is often anticipated as a formal passage of the university students’ graduation. It is also a once-in-a-lifetime chance for parents to share their excitement of the students’ achievements. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, such a ceremony has not been possible as usual. Until then, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), for instance, has initiated an …

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Who is the True Predator?

Photo credits: https://predatory-publishing.com/why-would-a-predatory-publisher-waive-its-publication-fees/ Experts across the academic world have yet to reach a consensus on what constitutes a “predatory journal” even after ten years since the term was first coined in 2010. This is not surprising given that nearly 100 different checklists exist to differentiate the bona fide journals from the fake ones, and that …

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A Shared Responsibility for Vaccine Literacy

The unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on all living of individuals, communities and nations needs a collective solution. Now more than ever, we need cooperative action by every side to make the immunisation plan a success through vaccination program. According to records, we have successfully controlled various vaccine prevention diseases such as polio, tuberculosis, …

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Tug of Word’s War

UTM National Intervarsity Debating Championship 2021 was an online debate competition for university students organized by the Student Residential College Committee (JKM) 2020/2021 for two days from 15 January 2021 to 16 January 2021 in which students from other universities were also welcomed to participate. The topics involved for each round including economy, politics, environment, …

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An Inspiring Talk by Imran Harith

In an online talk held on 28th December 2020, Mr. Imran Harith, the Founder and CEO of Discover Muaythai, had provided a very insightful sharing of his experiences in leading a social enterprise.  The talk session was organized by the Leadership in Organization (UHMT2012) Course and was conducted via Webex platform with 64 participants on …

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UTM Ranks 2nd in Malaysia – Webometrics July 2020 Edition

UTM has made progress in the Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities, July 2020 edition, by being positioned at number 531, to more than 30,000 higher education institutes from more than 200 countries. UTM also has the second-highest web presence according to the ranking calculation.