STAF UUM TEROKA FLORA DAN FAUNA

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SINTOK – Sempena menyambut Hari Pengasasan Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) ke-34, seramai 150 kakitangannya menyertai Program Appreaciate The Nature  - 15km Jungle Tracking di Hutan Simpanan UUM, baru-baru ini.

Ekspedisi ini bertujuan memberi peluang kepada warga UUM melihat sendiri flora fauna dengan membawa mereka ke tempat yang tidak pernah dilawati seperti Air Terjun Sintok, Tasik Sintok.

TRASH HERO INSTILLS THE AWARENESS OF LOVE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AMONGST UUM STUDENTS

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UUM ONLINE: The founder of Langkawi Trash Hero cum nature lover, Ms. Ulrika Player, from Sweden successfully instilled awareness to appreciate and protect the environment amongst the students of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).

According to Ms. Ulrika, when she set foot on the island well-known for the legend of Mahsuri, she began to fall in love with the beauty of Langkawi Island, but the rubbish which was visible everywhere was an eyesore to her.

"I saw a lot of people throwing rubbish as they wished and this attitude is very disappointing, it then dawned on me the idea of establishing Langkawi's Trash Hero as soon as I witnessed the Trash Hero World, a movement that does volunteer work to pick up rubbish in order to protect the environment.

RAINWATER HARVESTER SYSTEM HELPS OVERCOME WATER SHORTAGE AND KEEPS FLOOD AT BAY

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UUM ONLINE: The problem of water shortage due to low water pressure in some rural areas is now a thing of the past with the production of rainwater harvesting systems specially designed by a team of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) researchers led by Sr. Dr. Mohd Nazaruddin Yusoff together with Prof. Dr. Rohana Yusof, Dr. Azlizan Talib, Za'im Ahmad and Dr. Hazeline Ayoup.

According to Sr. Dr. Mohd Nazaruddin, his team selected the Bukit Lada Mini RTC and the KEDA Bendang Perang Village, Jabi as the location of the Project for Designing Rainwater Harvesting System in Rural Areas in view of the low water pressure problem faced by residents of the two locations.

PROGRAM SINTOK FUN RIDE BERSAMA SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN BANDAR BARU SINTOK

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JPP ONLINE : 8 Mac 2018 - Bersempena dengan Hari Pengasasan Universiti ke-34, JPP telah menganjurkan Program Sintok Fun Ride bersama Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Baru Sintok. Tujuan utama program ini adalah untuk memberi peluang kepada warga sekolah khususnya pelajar dan guru untuk melihat sendiri keindahan flora dan fauna di dalam kampus UUM.

Seramai 90 orang pelajar dan guru diiringi oleh 7 orang pegawai dari JPP telah menyertai program ini. Pelepasan kayuhan basikal elektrik telah disempurnakan oleh Guru Besar di perkarangan SMK Bandar Baru Sintok. Diantara lokasi yang dilawati adalah Anjung Tamu, Puncak Vista, Kandang Rusa dan padang golf.

CLEAN THE CAMPUS TO RID OF AEDES

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UUM ONLINE: A clean university, healthy campus community and zero-dengue were amongst the goals set out to be achieved in the UUM Zero AEDES 2018 Launching Ceremony at the MISC Student Residence yesterday.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni), Prof. Dr. Abdul Malek Abdul Karim said the programme was aimed at ensuring the areas in Institutions of High Learning were free of dengue, apart from raising the level of awareness amongst students on the importance of prevention and curbing the spread of dengue cases.

"At times we hope others will do it for us, if we only expect the cleaners to clean the areas, Zero-Aedes will not take place as we have more than 16,000 students and 3,000 staff.

KAYUHAN BERBASIKAL “SECURUTY FUN RIDE” (WELCOME CENTRE – UNIMAP – PERKARANGAN JABATAN KESELAMATAN 2018)

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KESL ONLINE : Sempena Hari Pengasasan Universiti  Utara Malaysia ke - 34  Jabatan Keselamatan dengan kerjasama Kelab Kebajikan Jabatan Keselamatan (KEJAKES) telah menganjurkan kayuhan basikal “Security Fun Ride” pada 28 Februari 2018 bersamaan 12 Jamadilakhir 1439H.  Program ini adalah kayuhan santai bagi pengemar sukan berbasikal untuk menguji ketahanan mental dan fizikal sepanjang kayuhan dengan jarak 35 km pergi balik. Kayuhan yang bersifat santai, telah menarik perhatian ramai untuk menyertai program ini dimana peserta bergerak dalam barisan mengikut arahan marshall dan tidak bersifat berlumba. Pihak penganjur telah menyediakan sebanyak 60 buah basikal letrik Voltron bagi para peserta yang tidak mempunyai basikal untuk menjayakan program ini.  Kayuhan bermula dari Welcome Centre, UUM menuju ke UNIMAP, Perlis dan berakhir di Perkarangan Jabatan Keselamatan.

PECINTA ALAM CARI DAMAI DI HUTAN SINTOK - KAYA KHAZANAH FLORA FAUNA

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UUM ONLINE: Semakin jauh menyelusuri belantara, hati terpesona menikmati keindahan alam semulajadi yang kaya dengan khazanah flora fauna sambil mendengar kicauan merdu burung, unggas, cengkerik, deruan air ibarat alunan muzik yang mendamaikan.

Meredah hutan beramai-ramai amat mengujakan walaupun terpaksa menempuh laluan berbukit, lumpur, denai, batu dan cerun, namun tidak menghalang staf UUM membuktikan rasa sayang terhadap universiti ini sempena sambutan Hari Pengasasan Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) kali yang ke-34 dalam Hutan Sintok UUM.

STML GO GREEN-TRANSPORT SAFETY SYMPOSIUM 2017 ATTRACTS 550 PARTICIPANTS

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UUM ONLINE: The School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML) organised its annual symposium known as the STML Go Green Symposium recently. This symposium acted as a platform for the final year students to present their final project and it also served as the knowledge and experience sharing avenue for the members of the faculty and industry.

The Go Green Symposium highlighted the theme, - "Green Innovation on Technology, Operations, Logistics and Transport Safety" and it was held concurrently with the 1st National Conference on Transport Policy and Safety 2017. This joint programme is known as the Go Green-Transport Safety 2017.

SERONOKNYA TENGOK KUDA & IKAN BESAR - LITTLE CALIPHS ALOR SETAR KEDAH

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ANJUNG TAMU ONLINE: Mengakui kanak-kanak perlu didedah dengan pelbagai aktiviti pendidikan bagi melatih fungsi perkembangan mental & fizikal mereka, pihak pengurusan Little Caliphs Jalan Pegawai, Alor Setar, Kedah mengadakan lawatan ke UUM sebagai salah satu cara untuk menjalankan penilaian melalui pemerhatan. Pendek kata, pemerhatian merupakan kaedah biasa digunakan dan terbukti berkesan digunakan untuk menilai pertumbuhan, perkembangan serta pembelajaran kanak-kanak.

Kata guru pengiring, Munirah Mohd. Nordin, “Memberi pendedahan awal kepada anak-anak yang berusia 6 tahun tentang universiti serta menanam minat dalam menuntut ilmu. Menunjukkan kepada mereka keseronokkan alam semulajadi yang terdapat di UUM.”

UUM SETS ANOTHER ENTRY IN THE MALAYSIA BOOK OF RECORDS BY PRODUCING 17,920 NOTEBOOKS FROM USED PAPER

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UUM ONLINE: A total of 200 volunteers produced 17,920 notebooks, thus setting another entry in The Malaysia Book of Records as the Most Number of Booklets Produced in a Day, at UUM Sintok, recently.

This record was previously held by the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) with 10,114 notebooks. This year, UUM managed to break the said record by 77.2%.

According to the Project Director, Thum Wei Mang, this project was organised by the Bursa Young Investor Club (BYIC) UUM in collaboration with the Bachelor of Philosophy, Law and Business Thinkers, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Changlun, Kedah-Perlis AIESEC Association and Enactus UUM.