DISCOVER UUM 2016 PLATFORM EXPLORES PRICELESS TREASURES IN UUM

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UUM ONLINE, 8 Nov. 2015: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) management took the initiative to organise Discover UUM 2016, to showcase the priceless treasures found in Sintok valley which could potentially attract huge number of tourists.

UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak said, the Discover UUM 2016 would draw parallels and in line with supporting the Kedah Tourism’s persistent efforts to promote the state.

"The Discover UUM 2016 programme will encapsulate what UUM is all about. Over the next few months, integrated initiatives and activities will be rolling out to bring about the UUM dimension of entrepreneurship and management.

THE NATIONAL SPORTS DAY A PRO-ACTIVE STEP TOWARDS A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

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UUM ONLINE, Oct. 11, 2015: In conjunction with the National Sports Day, which is celebrated simultaneously throughout the country, the Kedah Menteri Besar, Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir arrived at the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) parade ground to officiate the inaugural National Sports Day, at the state-level.

Also present at the ceremony were the State Youth and Sports, Arts and Culture and Human Development Committee chairman, Aminuddin Omar; and UUM Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Assoc Prof Dr Abdul Malek Abdul Karim.

VICE-CHANCELLOR VISITS SINTOK FOREST AND UUM GOLF COURSE

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UUM ONLINE: October 3, 2015 – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak visited the Sintok Forest and UUM Golf Course this morning.

The visit is aimed at identifying the priceless treasures found in the Forest Sintok which could potentially attract huge number of scholastic tourists in conjunction with the Visit UUM Edutourism 2016.

Among the priceless treasures which can be found in the Sintok forest are trees which are hundreds of years old dubbed as the three sisters.

PELUANG TEROKAI UUM DI RIMBA HIJAU MULAI AWAL TAHUN DEPAN

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Utusan Malaysia, 30 Sept. 2015: Memandangkan universiti tempatan mempunyi sumber dan fasiliti luas yang boleh dikongsi dan dihargai dengan orang awam, Kementerian Pemgajian Tinggi telah membangunkan idea mewujudkan pakej Edutourism yang berperanan menawarkan peluang yang menggabungkan percutian dengan pengalaman pembelajaran.

PETANI PERLU MULAKAN PENANAMAN SECARA ORGANIK

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Utusan Malaysia (Utara): 27 May 2015

ALOR SETAR 26 MEI - Persidangan Intensifikasi Sumber Lestari (SRI) Wilayah Asia Tenggara 2015 mampu menjadi platform kepada penggiat industri pertanian di negeri ini untuk memulakan inisiatif ke arah penanaman secara organik pada masa hadapan.

Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita, Kebajikan Masyarakat, Pertanian dan Asas Tani dan Pembangunan Usahawan Negeri, Datuk Suraya Yaakob berkata, ini berikutan perkongsian idea dan ilmu di dalam persidangan tersebut dapat dijadiakan persediaan kepada penggiat industri pertanian untuk tujuan tersebut.

SOUTHEAST ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON SRI 2015 INITIATES ORGANIC FARMING

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UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar – In a bid to help improve the quality of life for both farmers and consumers, through the creation of System in Rice Intensification (SRI), the Agro-ecology Association of Malaysia in collaboration with the School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia organised the Southeast Asia Regional SRI Conference 2015 at the TH Hotel and Convention Centre from 25 to 28 May.

The opening ceremony was officiated by the Kedah State Executive Councillor, Yang Berhormat Dato' Suraya Yaacob cum State Women Development, Welfare Services, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Committee Chairman at the TH Hotel recently.

INTERNATIONAL PARAMOTOR PILOTS GLIDE DOWN TO UUM

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UUM ONLINE: 28 April 2015-11 professional paramotor pilots from Malaysia, Belgium and Holland landed with a smooth touchdown at the stadium in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Sports Centre to complete the mission of the 56th Merdeka Paramotor Circuit recently.

The activity manager of the Malaysia Paramotor Pilots, Radio Tan, said that the one-hour flight from Timah Tasoh, Perlis, to UUM was one of their flight missions to explore Malaysia after undertaking a series of flight activities at various places of interest previously.

 

KEDAH BILATERAL DIALOGUE WITH NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROFESSORS: NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT CLUSTER

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UUM ONLINE: 06 April 2015- Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and National Council of Professors: Natural Resources and Environment (SAAS) Cluster can become the official platform for sharing ideas and insights related to the environment and natural resources especially in state of Kedah.

In his opening remark, the Secretary of SAAS Cluster, Prof Dr Noor Azhar Mohamed Shazili said that this open-floor dialogue session presented the opportunities for all parties to exchange ideas, observations and views on environmental and natural resources issues. This dialogue is also expected to have the most far-reaching impact on the people in Kedah state with its share of rich and natural resources and the country as a whole. 

THE FOODABOX PROJECT FOCUSES ON CREATING A SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT

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UUM ONLINE: 19 March 2015- Foodabox project developed by nine students from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) emerged winner for a Hope Award under Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Category at International Conference for Young Leaders 2015 (ICYL) held at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), recently.

 

The award was presented by Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to the representative of the Foodabox project team who was also the co-founder, Dick Lim Yew Teck.

 

Foodabox project was placed under Co-operative and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (CEDI) of UUM under the supervision of Deputy Director of CEDI, Dr.Norashidah Hashim.

 

PELANDAK MODEN

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Utusan Malaysia 9 Mac 2015: Pesawah sering kali mengalami masalah untuk mengawal pertumbuhan rumput di dalam petak sawah padi.

Rumput yang terlalu tebal menyebabkan pokok padi terpaksa bersaing untuk mendapatkan nutrisi serta cahaya matahari menyebabkan hasil berkurangan.

Oleh demikian, petani terdahulu menggunakan sejenis alatan ringkas untuk mengawal pertumbuhan rumput di dalam petak sawah yang lebih dikenali sebagai pelandak.