PAUH PUTRA 24 Feb – Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) SUKSIS Corps Contingent won SUTRA (SUKSIS Corps Sports Championship Northern Zone) 2019 which took place from 22 to 23 February.

UniMAP, as the present host of SUTRA won three gold, two silver and four bronze medals in 11 events.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) ACP (KS) Associate Prof. Dr. Mohd Foad Sakdan who is also the commander of UniMAP SUKSIS Corps said that UniMAP managed to win three gold medals through Men's and Women's Futsal and Women's Handball events.

“We managed to defeat our closest competitor, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) which won three gold medals, one silver medal and six bronze medals.”

UniMAP earned silver medals through Men's Volleyball and Iron Men events," he said after the Closing Ceremony of SUTRA 2019 at Syed Sirajudin Areeb Putra Sports Complex.

Meanwhile, the adjutant of UniMAP SUKSIS Corps, Deputy Superintendent (KS) Mustaffa Ismail said that UniMAP SUKSIS Corps as the organizer and host this time had made a thorough preparation to welcome the contingent delegates from the public universities of Northern Malaysia.

He added that the preparations began five months ago to ensure the smooth operation of SUTRA 2019.

“We are delighted because UniMAP won the tournament despite having strong competition from other public universities," he said after the event.

SUTRA 2019 was officiated by the Vice Chancellor of UniMAP, Dato' Prof Dr Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal. The ceremony was attended by almost 700 athletes and SUKSIS Corps officials from UniMAP, USM, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Perlis, UiTM Kedah, UiTM Perak and UiTM Pulau Pinang.

During SUTRA 2019, the officials and coaches also had the opportunity to compete in woodball, an increasingly popular sports today.

Kor SUKSIS UniMAP Juara SUTRA 2019

Kor SUKSIS UniMAP Juara SUTRA 2019

Kor SUKSIS UniMAP Juara SUTRA 2019

Kangar, 20 February – Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Macro Dimension Concrete (MDC) Sdn Bhd to meet industry requirements in concrete preparation yesterday.

UniMAP Vice Chancellor Dato’ Prof Dr Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal said UniMAP through the Centre of Excellence Geopolymer and Green Technology (CEGeoGTech) and School of Material Engineering collaborated with MDC to develop scientific research in the field.

He said discussion with CEGeoGTech on the matter begun several months before the LOI was signed yesterday.

"In addition, objectives of this LOI is to strengthen external finance, institutions or departments to conduct research activities between the two parties as well as the mobility of UniMAP staff and students," he said at the signing ceremony.

The LOI signing ceremony was held at the Vice Chancellor's Office, attended by UniMAP Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) Prof Dr Ir. Rezuwan Kamarudin, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni (HEPA) UniMAP Associate Professor Dr Mohd Foad Sakdan, Director of Centre for Industrial & Governmental Collaboration (CIGC) Dr Shafriza Nisha Basah, Manager of CEGeoGTech Associate Prof Dr Mohd Mustafa Albakri Abdullah, and Dean of the School of Material Engineering Dr Mohd Firdaus Omar.

At the event, UniMAP was represented by Dr Zul Azhar while MDC was represented by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Leow Khang Heng.

Dr Zul Azhar also added that MDC agreed to allocate scholarships to UniMAP students in addition to placement of industrial training as well as to strengthen the MDC academy.

"Even more exciting MDC Academy also offers Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) programs under the Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) in line with the core of UniMAP in engineering," he said.

MDC was incorporated on March 10, 1997 in Jitra, Kedah Darul Aman starting with supplying ready-made concrete for government and private construction projects. MDC is now a reliable manufacturer and supplier of ready-made concrete in the construction sector and has expended its coverage to the Klang Valley and eastern (Kuantan).





Kangar, 15 February – Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) will be offering eight academic programmes at TIBA University, a new university managed by Thebes Integrated Institutes, Egypt.

The course offerings came about from the discussions between UniMAP, headed by UniMAP Vice Chancellor Dato’ Prof Dr Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal, and President of TIBA University Prof Seddik Afifi during an academic visit to UniMAP which took place from the 10th to the 14th of February.

Dr Zul Azhar said that during the visit the two parties signed a memorandum of understanding and also toured the TIBA University campus site.

He explained that this collaborative programme is most important to and very impactful for UniMAP, in line with the Education Minister's recommendation to internationalise Malaysian university programmes.

“This cooperation coincides with this and would uplift the UniMAP name in the international arena. UniMAP will give utmost commitment to ensure this endeavour bears enormous success for both parties,” he announced.

Also present were UniMAP Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International) Prof Ir Dr Rezuwan Kamarudin, TIBA University Vice President Prof Ahmed Seddik, UniMAP Dean of Academic Management Prof Madya Ir Dr Anuar Mat Safar and the Dean of UniMAP School of Business and Technopreneurship (PPIPT) Dr Tunku Salha Tunku Ahmad.

Dr Zul Azhar explained that the cooperative relationship between UniMAP and Thebes Integrated Institutes Egypt which pioneered private higher education in Egypt started in 2015. In 2017, Nahda University, an institution owned by Thebes Integrated Institutes, sent 12 students to attend a two-week mobility programme at UniMAP.

“Furthermore, in December 2017, five UniMAP senior lecturers were appointed by Nahda University as visiting lecturers and taught there for three weeks.

“The collaboration between UniMAP and Thebes Integrated Institutes will go on with a series of discussions to implement academic cooperation by offering UniMAP academic programmes at TIBA University,” he said.

Meanwhile, Prof Seddik said that he was pleased with the collaboration with UniMAP and is impressed with the sterling education system in Malaysia, and hopes that Egyptian education will advance and improve from the cooperation.

“The cooperation will provide a many opportunities to Malaysians and Egyptians in various aspects especially in higher education fields and we are eager to learn from Malaysia's experiences.

“We also have high hopes of even greater successes in the future by invigorating our relationship through the signed agreement,” he said.

In the agreement, TIBA University will be set up infrastructure, facilities and teaching staff while UniMAP will contribute with regards to academic, curriculum, quality assurance and graduation certification.

The eight programmes to be offered are Bachelor's Degree in Mechatronic Engineering, Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor's Degree in Business (Engineering Entrepreneurship), Master of Science (Research) and Doctor of Philosophy (Research).

lapan program akademik di TIBA University

lapan program akademik di TIBA University

Kangar, February 8 - Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) continues to attain success in international level research when it achieved 100 per cent of medals at the Bangkok International Intellectual Property Invention, Innovation and Technology Exposition (IPITEX 2019).

The achievement was through six gold, six silver and three bronze medals achieved by 15  researchers from Center of Excellence Geopolymer and Green Technology (CEGeoGTech) that  participated in the exhibition held at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, Thailand.

UniMAP Head of Delegation, Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Mustafa Al-Bakri Abdullah, who is also a lecturer and Exco of the Malaysia's Research and Innovation Society (MyRIS), said UniMAP also received special awards from several countries, including the Special Award from Poland and Special Award from University of Sibiu.

He said, among the researches that received the gold medal were UHT Boiler: Design And Development Of Automated Machine For Dadih And Milk, Geo-Sleepers, Geopolymer Ceramics for Electrical Applications, Phase Stabilized Lead-Free Solder For Aerospace Electronic Interconnect Application, A Novel Geopolymer Reinforced Lead Free Solder For High Power Module Applications, and New Innovative Palm Trunk Plywood.

"We had to compete with more than 1000 research innovations in this competition involving 25 countries and this success inspired us to achieve more success throughout the year despite having to compete with other great nations," he said when contacted.

Apart from CEGeoGTech UniMAP, 27 Malaysian schools under the UniMAP MyRIS  also participated as it was open to schools, universities and industry researchers.

Among the other Malaysian schools that joined IPITEX this time were SMS Hulu Selangor, SMS Kuala Selangor, SMS Selangor, Tunku Kursiah College, Keningau Vocational College, SM St. Michael Penampang, SMAP Kajang, SMK Ibrahim Kedah, SK Sena Perlis, SMK UluTiram Johor, SK Kayang Perlis, SMK Lake Sarawak, SJKT RRI Sg. Buloh, SJKT Permas Jaya and many more.

IPITEX 2019 was officially launched by the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, ACM Prajin Juntong, which was held from 2nd to 6th February, participated by Canada, India, China, Iran, Indonesia, Romania, Poland, Vietnam, Philippine, Japan, South Korea, Croatia, Taiwan, apart from Thailand.

ipitex 2019