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Strengthening UPM’s Visibility: Universiti Putra Malaysia Delegation Engages in Collaborative Visit to National Taiwan University

A delegation from Universiti Putra Malaysia embarked for a collaborative visit aimed at strengthening academic partnerships and fostering research collaboration. Led by Prof. Dr. Zalilah Mohd Shariff, Dean of School of Graduate Studies, the UPM delegations was warmly welcomed by counterparts from NTU, setting the stage for a series of engaging discussions and exchanges. The collaborative visit commenced with an official welcome session chaired by Prof. Dr. Kuo-Hsin Yang, Assoc. Vice President, Office of International Affairs of National Taiwan University.

The UPM delegate was also represented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nitty Hirawaty Kamarulzaman and Ms Nur Nadjla Ahmad Razei from School of Graduate Studies along with four faculty deans of Agriculture, Engineering, Forestry and Environment, and Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences namely Prof. Dr. Loh Teck Chwen, Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir, Prof. Dr. Azlizam Aziz and Prof. Dr. Rosfarizan Mohamad.

The visit, marked by fruitful discussions, signifies a significant step towards deepening academic cooperation between the two institutions. Throughout the discussions, both parties participated in a range of activities designed to explore opportunities mainly for joint teaching and research initiatives, establishing a financial assistance for research attachment activities as well as joint offer the postgraduate programmes in the form of Dual Degree.

  

One of the focal points of the visit was renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and followed by establishing a specific Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Universiti Putra Malaysia and National Taiwan University, laying the foundation for future collaborations in various academic disciplines. Beyond formal engagements, delegates had the privilege to discover NTU's esteemed campus, diverse heritage and traditions, thereby reinforcing bonds and relationships.

As the collaborative visit drew to a close, participants expressed satisfaction with the outcomes achieved and a sense of optimism about the future of academic collaboration between Universiti Putra Malaysia and National Taiwan University. As institutions of higher learning strive to expand their global footprint, it is hoped that this initiatives will play a crucial role in shaping the future of education and research at the international level.

  

Date of Input: 10/05/2024 | Updated: 10/05/2024 | aslamiah

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