June 4 - A total of two academic programmes namely Bachelor of Social Work Management with honours from the School of Social Development (SSD) and Bachelor of Science in Economics with honours from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB) completed an audit process which began on 2 June, in a bid to obtain the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification.
Universiti Utara Malaysia’s latest achievement in obtaining the certification from the Asean-QA for the Bachelor of International Affairs Management with Honours programme has certainly served as an inspiration and a stimulus for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) to attain the Asean University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification for two academic programmes specifically the Bachelor of Social Work Management with Honours from the School of Social Development (SSD) and Bachelor of Science in Economics with Honours from the School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB). These two programmes shall undergo the third assessment exercise commencing 2 to 4 June 2015.
On 27 May 2015, the Quality Management Institute (IPQ) held Award of Excellence Ceremony. Two awards were for the best Staff of the Month and Staff of the Year. While five other awards were related to IPQ 5S agenda: Best Desk, Best Person in Charge (PIC), Best Head of Zone, Best Committee, and Best Zone.
In an effort to ensure the success of the QS Rating Agenda at UUM, IPQ as the Secretariat held a QS Rating Benchmarking visit to Universiti Teknologi Petronas on 28 May 2015. The visit was led by the Director of Institute of Quality Management, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah along with 7 members of the UUM QS Rating Secretariat.