Category: UTM Event Highlight

UTM and RunCloud shine at MDEC Digital Premier Tech IHL announcement

MaGIC Cyberjaya, 17 June 2019 – UTM continues to be selected to be amongst the Premier Digital Tech Institutions. The Premier Digital Tech Institutions initiative was jointly developed by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) in 2017, to produce top talents and future leaders not only in digital technologies but other industries such as manufacturing and agriculture. This year, 11 universities and five polytechnics were awarded the recognition of Premier Digital Tech Universities (UTM, UM, UITM, UIA, MMU, Taylors University, APU, Sunway University, TARC, UTAR, dan HELP University) and Premier Digital Polytechnics respectively, placing them as top institutions of higher learnings that can deliver first-class theoretical and practical training. 


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The 2nd Language and Communication Postgraduate International Seminar, LCPIS

The Second (2nd) Language and Communication Postgraduates International Seminar (LCPIS) was organized successfully by the Post Graduates Students’ Society of Language Academy (PGSS LA). The seminar was directed by Mr. Mohammad Ali Moslehifar, an LA PhD candidate together with his team guided and advised by the PGSS LA advisor, Dr. Aminabibi Bte Saidalvi. The 2nd LCPIS is a continuation of the seminar organized by LA in 2017. This seminar however has received participations not only from UTM students but from other universities around the world, with the total of 84 papers with various interesting topics. The uniqueness of this seminar is the inclusion of skype presentation alongside live presentation through parallel sessions. All presentations were properly monitored and assessed by experienced lecturers. At the end of the seminar, 3 best paper presenters as well as best skype presenters were selected. This one-day seminar is seen as an effort to prepare for a platform were great ideas were shared through intellectual discussions amongst students and lecturers. Some remarks from the participants and committees of the seminar:“The effort to organize such seminar is commendable. Congrats organizers!”“Participating in this kind of seminar will allow you to get more comments from expert about your research and it is very useful for improvement. I can say this is a good way to start my PhD journey and I’m so glad to participate in this seminar.”“This is my second time presenting in an international seminar. The comments were very useful. Definitely will attend more of this.”“Being the participant and the committee at the same time has taught me a lot. I gained very much through this seminar. Sharing of ideas and discussions with fellow PhD candidates were indeed something that I anticipated because you can better your research through such sharing. I’m so happy it’s done now.”

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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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SEMS 2019 Enables Students to Experience Crucial Entrepreneurship Processes

More than 300 UTM students participated in the inaugural Sustainable Entrepreneurial Mindset Showcase 2019 (SEMS 2019) organized by UTM Centre for Student Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (UTM XCITE), UTM Office of Undergraduate Studies and Kolej Tuanku Canselor’s Student Council on 22nd of April 2019. The event was held at Dewan Astana, Kolej Tuanku Canselor (KTC) and Division of Innovation, UTM XCITE. Sixty-two products based on fourteen United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were showcased during the event. The closing ceremony was attended and officiated by Prof. Ir. Dr. Zainuddin Abd Manan, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) UTM and also attended by Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Zaidi Abd Rozan, Director of UTM XCITE, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Intan Zaurah Binti Mat Darus, Deputy Chairman of UTM Office of Undergraduate Studies, and Madam Rafidah Binti Mohamad, a representative from Kolej Tuanku Canselor.

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