AMORPHOPHALLUS PRAINII IS SET TO CHARM VISITORS TO UUM

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UUM ONLINE: In addition to the Three Siblings Trees, the Sintok forest will once again be in the spotlight after the discovery of a rare plant, the Voodoo Lily or the locally known  as “lekir” tree or “loci” in the forest area of the University.

Known as the tree with the largest unbranched inflorescence, the “lekir” tree or its scientific name, Amorphophallus prainii is part of the Araceae species.

MFAC 2018 SUCCESSFULLY CONVEYED THE MESSAGE "INNOVATIVE ECOSYSTEM FOR FINANCIAL REVOLUTION"

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The 20th Malaysian Finance Association Conference (MFAC 2018) organized by the School of Economics, Finance and Banking in cooperation with the Malaysian Finance Association was held on 1-2 August 2018. Representing the Vice Chancellor, the conference was officiated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr Ayoib Che Ahmad. The Dean of SEFB, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Aznor Hj. Ahmad, was also present at the opening ceremony. The conference commenced with a keynote address by Prof. Dr. Jonathan Batten, the CIMB-UUM Chair. This conference had received strategic cooperation and sponsorship from Bank Islam (M) Berhad, the Finance Accreditation Agency and Perodua Auto Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

UUMIT MERANGSANG TUBUH KELUAR KERINGAT KETIKA BERBASIKAL

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ANJUNG TAMU ONLINE: Bahaya jika tak keluar peluh seharian bekerja di pejabat, dengan keluarnya peluh, ia akan melancarkan sistem kitaran darah masuk dan keluar serta menjaga tubuh selain menjadikan suhunya kembali normal.

Dalam konteks kesedaran ini, UUMIT yang diketuai oleh Pengarah, Kamarudin Abdullah bersatu hati bersama semua warga kerja memilih untuk berbasikal sekitar kampus sempena kayuhan santai Merdeka dan transit di kawasan Rehat & Rawat (R & R) UUM Welcome Centre.

Malah, aktiviti berbasikal merupakan satu cara yang murah, selamat dan efektif untuk melangsingkan tubuh. Dalam erti kata lain, berbasikal juga dapat membakar lemak dan kalori berlebihan yang kita makan sekaligus nyah isu obesiti yang mengundang pelbagai penyakit.

CUACA HUJAN TIDAK HALANG STAF PKU KIBAR JALUR GEMILANG

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UUM ONLINE: Hujan lebat tidak menghalang staf Pusat Kesihatan Universiti, Universiti Utara Malaysia (PKUUUM) untuk membuktikan rasa sayang terhadap Malaysia dengan mengibarkan Jalur Gemilang di puncak Bukit Bunga Raya, Sintok, baru-baru ini.

Pengarah PKU, Dr Wan Zarina Wan Mahmud berkata, semangat patriotik itu dipamerkan kira-kira 50 staf PKU sebagai tanda cinta kepada Malaysia dalam salah satu aktiviti bulan kemerdekaan.

“Ekspedisi ini menyatukan staf dalam aktiviti yang menyihatkan menjadi medan untuk mengeratkan silaturahim selain memberi peluang kepada mereka untuk melihat sendiri indahnya kehijauan alam sambil mendengar kicauan burung yang mendamaikan.

WARGA KAMPUS TURUN PADANG TABUR BAKTI

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CHANGLUN: Ikatan silaturahim diperkukuh menerusi Program Setulus Hati Bersama Penduduk Kampung Darat, di sekitar perkarangan masjid Kampung Darat, di sini, baru-baru ini.

Program berkenaan adalah anjuran Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government (GSGSG), Universiti Utara Malaysia dengan kerjasama UMW GRANTT, Pusat Pengajian Antarabangsa (SOIS) dan International Business Management Society (IBMS).

UNIVERSITIES SHOULD BE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE UI GREENMETRIC

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UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - To encourage more involvement and active participation from universities in the UI GreenMetric, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) hosted a National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for Universities in Malaysia at the EDC Hotel, Kuala Lumpur recently.

UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak said, the main objective of the workshop was to increase the participation of Malaysian universities in the UI GreenMetric with regard to the sustainable 360 degree approach in terms of infrastructure, waste, water, energy and climate change, transportation and also education.

Dato’ Seri Vice- Chancellor added that, the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings was actually an initiative of Universitas Indonesia which focuses on the ecological footprint of universities and the efforts to reduce and combat the global climate change.

MENGAUM DI HUTAN – SUKAN EKSTREM AJAR BERDIKARI, SETIAKAWAN

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UUM ONLINE: Terserempak gajah, tenggelam dalam selut, masak nasi dalam buluh guna air hujan, tayar bocor, moto rosak, minyak habis dalam hutan belantara.

Itu antara detik-detik cemas yang dihadapi Mohd Roqib Chik dan kawan-kawan yang meminati sukan motosikal lasak sejak 15 tahun lalu yang menghimpun pelbagai koleksi pahit manis.

“Sukan motor ekstrem sungguh menyeronokkan walaupun penat tapi berbaloi kerana menyihatkan badan, menghilangkan tekanan, menguji menguji tahap kesabaran yang tinggi selain memupuk budaya cintakan alam,” luah Staf Jabatan Enterprise & Penjanaan Sumber Kewangan.

KAYUH BASIKAL, BERSIH KAWASAN

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Universiti Utara Malaysia menganjurkan aktiviti berbasikal dan gotong-royong membersihkan kawasan Puncak Vista menerusi Program Lets’s Ride And Save The Nature, baru-baru ini.

Program berkenaan diadakan sempena sambutan Hari Penubuhan UUM ke-30 itu disertai oleh 20 kakitangan akademik dan pentadbiran universiti berkenaan bagi maempromosikan gaya hidup sihat.

GREEN TODAY, IMPROVE TOMORROW

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SBM Online: Pada Sabtu, 31 March 2018 yang lalu, sekumpulan mahasiswa dan mahasiswi semester akhir Ijazah Sarjana Muda Pengurusan Perniagaan (BBA) daripada Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan Perniagaan (SBM) UUM telah mengadakan satu program pembelajaran berasaskan servis (Service Based Learning) di Gelanggang Futsal Bandar Tasik Mutiara, Seberang Perai Selatan.

DISRUPTIVE LEARNING ON HYDROPHONIC BUSINESS VENTURES FOR SUSTAINABILITY

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UUM ONLINE: A total of 30 MBA students of Othman Yeop Abdullah Business Graduate (OYAGSB) received value-added knowledge through the modernized cultivation of hydroponics.

The activity was held on 13th and 14th April at RISDA, Tanjung Genting as a disruptive learning activity. Disruptive learning is out-of-classroom learning that encourages students to develop self-reflexivity skills and encourages them to be self-reflective so that they could improve their current work practices.

The activity involved experts from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking.