The Tan Sri Omar Centre for STI Policy Studies organised a forum on Business Cases for ESG. The speakers, Distinguished Professor Tan Sri Dr Zakri Abdul Hamid, FASc, Dato' Ir A Bakar Jaafar, FASc and Mr Leon Liew Chee Ing shared about how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is being implemented in business cases. The forum provided insights on the overall of ESG as well as providing an opportunity for the participants to have a networking session with the panellist.
3919 students officially participated in a procession at the convocation ceremony in the presence of UCSI University’s Pro-Chancellor, Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Zain Al-’Abidin Ibni Tuanku Muhriz; Council Chairman, Dato’ Peter Ng; and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Ir Ts Dr Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir, FASc, and witnessed by the audience of graduating students and their family members.
Another milestone for UCSI’s Tan Sri Omar Centre for STI Policy Studies was revealed with the Centre’s Eminent Person Lecture series recently. Mr. MR Chandran, a 60-year veteran of the plantations industry, gave an excellent analysis of how the palm oil industry can continue to demonstrate resilience and sustainability in the face of mounting global threats. The facts he presented leave no doubt in everyone’s mind that palm oil is truly nature’s gift to the world.
Participants consisting of sports athletes and students from UCSI University and UCSI College were lucky to experience a personal 1.5-hours tower running workshop with the world’s number one tower runner Mr Soh Wai Ching. The event that took place at UCSI University Kuala Lumpur Campus on Aug 3, 2022, was divided into two sessions; starting with a motivational talk by Soh Wai Ching on “The Power of Self-Belief” followed by a sport clinic - tower running from the ground floor of Block G up to the 12th floor.
UCSI University has launched a book that offers a new perspective on the education system in Malaysia. The book titled, “Issues and Ideas in Education for The New Malaysia,” was written by UCSI University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment Professor Dr Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi with the aim to achieve a better nation and unity. The book launch was also witnessed by UCSI Group Founder and CEO Dato' Peter Ng.
UCSI University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) to form a collaborative partnership that would benefit students and the manufacturing industry.
The MoU enables the university and FMM to conduct joint research and studies through R&D and innovation funding, joint-training, and certification programmes incorporating Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) and micro-credentials.
This workshop was organised on 12 June 2022, by All-Party Parliamentary Group Malaysia – Sustainable Development Goals (APPGM-SDG) in collaboration with UCSI and Regional Centres of Expertise – Greater Kuala Lumpur (RCE GKL). By curating and contextualising SDG Projects, the workshop aims to facilitate learning about the sustainability paradigm, the United Nations 17 SDGs, as well as their targets and indicators.
UCSI University is collaborating with Alibaba Cloud Malaysia to introduce a cloud computing curriculum to the University’s staff and students. This collaboration will support the nation’s digital economy by empowering digital talents and tech professionals through cloud computing education.
The Memorandum of Exchange ceremony was conducted today between Alibaba Cloud Intelligence General Manager of Malaysia, Mr Kun Huang and UCSI University Vice-Chancellor and UCSI Group CEO Professor Datuk Ir Ts Dr Siti Hamisah binti Tapsir.