THE LOVE TO UUM INSPIRE GOTONG-ROYONG

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ANJUNG TAMU ONLINE: Social responsibility and the love to UUM inspires 36 students from Technology Video Group A & B co-curriculum subunit to uncover the history of UUM in 1984 and the achievements throughout 32 years of its establishment.

In this context, Welcome Centre has been selected as the location for them to conduct the gotong-royong activity in order to instil the responsibility attributes, values, work ethics and the importance of the sense of belonging to UUM.

IPQ GO GREEN : PLANT ADOPTION HANDOVER TO STAFF

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IPQ ONLINE: On 7th April 2016 (Thursday), the Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) organizes the Go Green Programme:  Plant Adoption handover to the IPQ staff.  The programme aims to educate staff to love and become more responsible towards green plants, especially to the plants around IPQ office areas. This programme is also in line with the Go Green Campaign at the University level.

The programme begins with stretching activity led by the Project Director, En. Shahrin Azly bin Muhamad Yusuf. He also gave a brief introduction regarding the care and treatment of the plants.   There are more than 50 plants at IPQ office areas which require attention to prevent plant diseases.

HOLISTIC STUDENTS FROM FIVE INSTITUTIONS OF TWO DIFFERENT COUNTRIES COLLABORATE

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PPA CAS ONLINE:  An approximately 200 students and staff from various higher learning institutions within and outside the country have joined forces to implement the S.O.S .: Save Our Shores: Man in the Mangrove Beach Series II Programme in Kuala Ibus, Kuala Kedah on March 5, 2016 (Saturday). The planting of 600 mangrove seedlings along the coast of Kuala Ibus was organised by UUM CAS PPA in collaboration with the Kedah State Forestry Department. The S.O.S. Series II Programme is a string of Series I which was carried out in 2015 in Merdeka Coastal area, Sungai Petani by students from the School of Applied Psychology, Policy and Social Work (PSP, UUM CAS) under the supervision of Dr Fatimah Zailly Ahmad Ramli.

DISCOVER UUM 2016: RELAX & CLIMB THE PEAK OF VISTA

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UUM ONLINE: Walking together while enjoying the fresh air and the sound of chirping birds on the mission to climb the Vista Peak which serves you the mesmerizing panorama is exciting and at the same time will forge the ties between us.

The adrenaline is higher for those who have not been to the Vista Peak. Walking through the pathway with the green scenic will definitely make you feel healthier and put your mind at ease. 

DESTINATION FOR NATURE LOVERS LIVENS UP DISCOVER UUM

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UUM ONLINE: The Green Campus Exhibition held in conjunction with Discover UUM 2016 showcasing the herritage of flora and fauna was praiseworthy in developing the community’s knowledge about the country’s natural treasure found in Sintok.

According to the Photography Section Chief, Shamsaimi Ezil, the exhibition can boost Discover UUM and at the same time act as a medium promoting UUM along with the Visit Kedah Year 2016.

The spectacular panorama in addition with the natural green scenic surrounded ny the picturesque gardens with the wildnerness of the foreset reserve, veils the untouchable treasure.

VICE CHANCELLOR VISITS ON-CAMPUS INFRASTRUCTURE FOR DISCOVER UUM PREPARATION

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UUM ONLINE: In conjunction with ‘Discover UUM’ this year, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak visited the campus area including Sintok Forest earlier this morning.

The Vice Chancellor was accompanied by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Prof. Madya Dr. Abdul Malek Abdul Karim; Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail; the Director of Chancellery, Ahmad Rasidi Abdullah; the Director of Develpment and Maintenance Department, Ir. Md. Uzairin Saidin; Security Officer, Lt. Kol. Musa Bari and UUM officials.

UUM MADE A DEBUT IN THE UI GREENMETRIC RANKING 2015

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UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) made a debut in the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2015 when it is ranked 45th place yesterday.

The UI GreenMetric Ranking is the first and the only ranking which measures each participating university’s commitment in developing an ‘environmentally friendly’ infrastructure around the world.

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak expressed his deepest appreciation and gratitude to the staff members of UUM for their efforts in carrying out their commitments in order to gain this world recognition.

According to him, with this achievement, UUM is now ranked 9th in Asia, 7th in Southeast Asia and 2nd in Malaysia.

UUM VOLUNTEERS PLANT 200 MANGROVES IN MERBOK

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SSD ONLINE, 2 Dec. 2015: A total of 39 students from the course of Volunteering (SSWP1033), Group A, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) led by Syamir Marwan b. Abdul Murad and Nor Azizah Md Yusup successfully planted 200 mangrove trees in Kampung Sungai Pasir, Merbok, Sungai Petani, Kedah on 21 November. The two types of mangrove trees planted were Rhizophora Apiculata (bakau minyak) and Rhizophora Mucronata (bakau kurap). The volunteer programme with the theme Save Our Shores, Man in the Mangroves was organized with the collaboration of the Kedah State Forestry Department and the Malaysian Association of Youth Clubs (MAYC), Kedah.

TARIKAN POHON TIGA BERADIK

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Utusan Malaysia, 9 Nov. 2015; SINTOK - Hutan Sintok di Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) berkeluasan 1,061 hektar dan berusia ribuan tahun bakal menjadi tarikan utama sempena Tahun Melawat UUM 2016 atau Discover UUM.

Naib Canselor UUM, Prof Datuk Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak berkata, ia menawarkan pengalaman pelancongan berasaskan ekopelancongan untuk pelancong dalam dan luar negara khsusunya pencinta alam.

Menurutnya, lebih 3,000 pokok gaharu, beberapa spesis pokok karas serta pokok ratusan tahun yang dikenali sebagai 'pohon tiga beradik' dengan saiz 10 pemeluk terdapat di hutan tersebut.