MoU signed between UMP and Hassan II University of Casablanca
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and Hassan II University of Casablanca (H2UC) on October 11, 2018 at Morocco.
The MoU outlined collaborations in research, academic and student exchange programmes, dual degree programme for undergraduates and postgraduates degree programmes. It would also pave the way for the establishment of smart partnerships in knowledge sharing.
UMP was represented by its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dato’ Sri Dr. Ts. Daing Nasir Ibrahim while H2UC by its President, Professor Idriss Mansouri.
The event was witnessed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Maszlee Malik and the Director General, Department of Higher Education, Datin Paduka Ir. Dr. Siti Hamisah Tapsir. Also present at the event was the Director of International Office, Dr. Nik Aloesnita Nik Mohd. Alwi.
Professor Dato’ Sri Dr. Ts. Daing Nasir said H2UC owns a reputable School of Engineering.
“This is a golden opportunity for UMP to collaborate with the university especially in research since UMP is ranked among the top 300 QS World University Rankings by subject in the field of mechanical and manufacturing engineering.
Furthermore, UMP is committed to expand its learning and teaching in the 21st century paradigm via Centre for Instructional Resources and e-Learning. The centre is responsible for UMP Collaborative Online International Learning and it is a member of SUNY COIL network.
The university has taken various initiatives to add to its educational excellence and has entered into various collaborative arrangements with respectable parties to enrich its academic and research activities.
H2UC is a public university located in the industrial capital of the Moroccan Kingdom. It was set up in September 2014 following a merger between Hassan II University of Mohammedia and Hassan II University of Ain Chock.
The University strives to boost its existence, domestically and internationally and in terms of scientific research through its various scientific structures (123 laboratories, 10 centres for doctoral studies, 10 research centres, two research platforms and an observatory).
UMP welcomes 2,104 new students
A total of 2,104 new students registered for degree in this 2018/2019 academic session. Registration took place at both University Sports Complex in UMP Gambang and at Student Activity Centre in UMP Pekan Campus.
Earlier, 36 international students from United Kingdom, Yemen, Somalia, Egypt, Bangladesh, Syria, UAE, China and Tanzania registered to pursue their study in UMP.
According to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni), Professor Dato’ Dr Yuserrie Zainuddin, UMP offers degree programmes in engineering, engineering technology, computer sciences, industrial management, applied sciences and occupational health and safety.
“We also offers dual-degree programme with Karlsruhe, University of Applied Sciences (HsKA), Germany and bachelor degree programme with Northern Illinois University, United State of America.
“This year, UMP offers three new programmes to our undergraduates, namely Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (Power & Machine), Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology (Computer System) and Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (Petroleum),” he said after presenting RM1,000 incentive and certification of appreciation to the excellent students on September 2, 2018.
In the same event was held the giving ceremony for Education Incentive Scheme worth RM1000 to five students. They were selected by Student Affairs & Alumni Department and has been identified as having financial problems and having difficulties to come for registration day.
It is an initiative drive by UMP to raise fund and help those in need as well as to project UMP as a community university.
1,000 trees planted to fight against global warming
Nations around the world are upping their game in the fight against climate change, so as Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP).
UMP have manage to pull the crowd of 1,000 new students to plant sapling to combat the effect of global warming. Sapling from Kelat Jambu Laut and Ketapang species were planted at Laman Cendekia, under the myTREEvolution Integrated CSR project on September 5, 2018.
‘MyTreeVolution Programme, National Forest Restoration Project’ is an initiative project under the Fellow CEO@FacultyProgramme 2.0, to address the environmental issue that need to be given attention due to the rapid development of this country.
This project is a part of activities done in conjunction with Students Induction Week (MINDS).
“UMP’s involvement in this programme is very essential in achieving the goal of conserving the environment through tree planting activities.
This activities could also convey the message on how important it is to conserve our national heritage to all walks of life. Besides, this activities also contribute to the ranking criteria of UI Greenmetric,” he elaborates further.
Also in the attendance of this event were Assistant Director of Pahang State Forestry Deparment, Nurfazliza Kamarulbahrin and Director of Community Relation, Industry & Community Network Department, Ir. Dr. Nurul Hazlina Noordin.
Meanwhile, according to myTREEvolution 2nd Secretary, who is also Fellow CEO @ Faculty Programme 2.0, Dr. Nurhidayah Azmy, all the planted sapling will be tagged and monitored every six month using a special application that can be access nationwide.
‘Kayuhan Merdeka UMP’ Programme highlighted the Merdeka Month Celebration
In conjunction with the celebration of 61st National Day on 31st August, UMP organizes ‘Merdeka Ride’ involving 61 cyclists from various department on August 30, 2018.
The routes starts at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, heading to UMP Library, Centre of Modern Languages & Human Science, ICT Centre, and ends up at Tun Abdul Razak Chancellery, Pekan Campus.
Along the way, they stop by at Anakku Comel Nursery to distribute Jalur Gemilang and spread and boost the spirit of independence and love of the country to those children.
The arrival of the team were welcome by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni) Profesor Dato’ Dr. Yuserrie Zainuddin at the Tun Abdul Razak Chancellery.