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6th Joint Workshop for Global Engineers in Asia & Beyond (JWGEA & B) 2019

JWGEA & B, a consortium formed among ITS Indonesia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) Thailand, Ritsumeikan University Japan & Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (ETU “LETI”) Russia, aims to groom young scientists into competitive global citizens. A range of program covering talks relevant to competitiveness, sustainability, happiness, life-long learning, and team problem-based learning was organised. Students from different countries were grouped in team to conduct field research and present a range of solutions relevant to sustainable development for the transformation of rural economy and zero-waste society. The delegations visited the wastewater sewage treatment plant at FSTP Keputih, Waste Recycling Center Jambangan and compost house, and the awards winning Eco-tourism Kampung at Genteng Chandirejo, Surabaya.

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GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and Theory of Change (TOC) Workshop

GCRF Water Security & Sustainable Development Hub Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and Theory of Change (TOC) Workshop was with the aim to develop clarity around the intended results of Malaysia collaboratory, which is central to enabling good project management.The workshop was intended to assist Malaysia collaboratory reflection on Theory of  Change in relation to a particular water security issue. The workshop is considered a great success, as all participants learnt new knowledge on TOC and MEL.

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1 Item 1 Person Campaign 2019

During Ramadhan, UTM International, together with UTM Global Buddies, held a donation drive called “1 Item 1 Person” to provide basic necessities to a local orphanage while spreading awareness regarding underprivileged communities. The campaign that lasted from 20 to 29 May 2019 garnered an overwhelmingly positive response, with contributions made by staff and students of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), and also from the public.

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Iftar Ramadan and Farewell – UTM Exchange/Research Internship Students 2018/2019 – II and UTM Global Buddies 2018/2019 Appreciation Night

On 16 May 2019, UTM International along with UTM Global Buddies held a iftar and farewell dinner with exchange students and internship students. More than 50 NGS students come to the event to celebrate their last moment together. The dinner was held to reminisce the moments they spent in UTM.

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Champions of Malaya Makerthon 2019 – the team from School of Electrical Engineering did it again.

In the Malaya Makerthon 2019 competition, a team from the School of Electrical Engineering, UTM has successfully managed to get “The Championship Award in Malaya Makerthon 2019”, along with “The Most Hardworking Team Award” and “BOSCH Best Video Presentation Award”.

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Program in Kundang, Selangor

UTM’s commitment to support public-private-academic-civil society (PPACP) partnership for strengthening disaster resilience. We co-implemented evidence-based local actions, advocacy campaigns at the local level and in developing partnerships and coalitions for resilience.

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International Workshop on Transforming Oil Palm Residues——Biosciences Department, Faculty of Science in collaboration with University of York, UK

An international workshop entitled “Transforming Oil Palm Residues into New Income Streams” was successfully held on 15th and 16th April 2019 at Raja Zarith Sofiah Library, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. This workshop is co-organized and led by Project Leader of Newton Fund: Dr. Chong Chun Shiong (Environmental Biotechnology Research Group, Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UTM) and Prof. Dr. Neil C. Bruce (Centre for Novel Agricultural Products, Department of Biology, University of York, United Kingdom).

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UTMi First Book Review – 3R : Read, Reflect, Relax

On 22 February 2019, the first ever book review session was organized by UTM International. Among the books reviewed was a book authored by the Vice Chancellor of UTM, Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid bin Omar, which was launched earlier this year. The book, titled “Memacu Kegemilangan – Pendidikan Tinggi Berpaksikan Kemanusiaan”, was reviewed by the moderator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Ariffin Abu Hassan.

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