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.

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.