LOCAL MOU/MOA (LOCAL COLLABORATION)
1. PENANG REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (PERDA) - LEMBAGA KEMAJUAN WILAYAH PULAU PINANG (PERDA)
(MOU WITH UUM FROM 27 APRIL 2014 – 26 APRIL 2017)
Penang Regional Development Authority (PERDA) was established on the 1st of June 1983 under the 282 Act. The formation of PERDA has started with a proposal to establish Agricultural Development Board by the Cabinet on 3rd March 1982. On the 1st of December 1982, the proposal from the Cabinet was set up. On 10th December 1982 the Bill of Perda Establishment was brought forward and approved by Parliament as 282 Act. The act was gazette on 10th March 1983.
The appointment of the first Board of Directors was conducted by Y.B Dato’ Rais Yatim, the Minister of Land and Province Development on 1st June 1983. The first meeting of the Board of Directors was on 21st July 1983.PERDA territory was gazette on 21st October 1988 and effective from 1st June 1983.
On 27th October 1990, PERDA has moved from the Ministry of Land and Province Development to the Ministry of Rural Development which was later known as the Ministry of Rural and Province Development.
Effective from 1st August 2005, PERDA was put under the administration of the Implementation Coordination Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department (ICU JPM). More information about PERDA, please click here http://www.perda.gov.my/
2. KERETAPI TANAH MELAYU BERHAD (KTMB) - MALAYSIA RAILWAY ACADEMY (MyRA)
(MOU WITH UUM FROM 08 NOVEMBER 2015 – 07 NOVEMBER 2018)
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM) (Jawi: كريتاڤي تانه ملايو برحد) or Malayan Railways Limited is the main rail operator in Peninsular Malaysia. The railway system dates back to the British colonial era, when it was first built to transport tin. Previously known as the Federated Malay States Railways (FMSR) and the Malayan Railway Administration (MRA), Keretapi Tanah Melayu acquired its current name in 1962. The organisation was corporatised in 1992, but remains wholly owned by the Malaysian government. Fares are generally reasonable, but the low frequency of the intercity trains does not usually make them competitive with other modes of transportation.
Malaysian Railway Academy (MyRA), formerly known as Akademi KTM was established as a private higher educational institution under the Private Higher Educational Institutions section 52 of the companies act 1965 in October 1991. Managed by Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB), MyRA offers a wide range of educational opportunities in the field of training, education and development.
It all started in January 2009 with the establishment of the Learning Resource Centre in Batu Gajah, Perak. At that time, it offered a training and education development known itself to become the hub for Railway Related Industrial professional and advance technical training centre. In terms of Training and Education Development MyRA have identified 5 Categories as Development Program, Management Program, Safety Program, Operational and technical Program and Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (SLDN).
MyRA’s existing strength was built through its excellent track record and the agreement of memorandum of understanding (MOU) between University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) with Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB)ON 18 November 2011. MyRA has grown to be among the biggest Bumiputra private educational institution spread in the areas of Railway Engineering Technology.
MyRA also established local collaboration with the public and private universities such as local technical and the International Railway institution with continuous knowledge sharing globally amongst The Rail Organization In Malaysia, ASIA, ASEAN & The Union International Railway (UIC Europe), thus Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK) under the Minitry of Human Resources to develop National Occupational Skill Standards (NOSS).
Now, MyRA is proud of its history that has brought continuous educational growth into the future. In recent times, we are able to extend our affordable quality programmes to many individuals in the effort to enhance knowledge and skills. It has become our absolute commitment to provide training and education to perform job effectively and ensure that KTMB achieves its corporate objectives, besides providing a professional qualifications by broadening awareness of the working environment helps to develop individual performance, thus assuring students a career and life enhancing investment for the future which new skills can be acquired and existing skills developed, to allow all staff to give maximum contribution to benefit KTMB.
More information about MyRA, please click here http://www.mdbg.gov.my/en/node/727
INTERNATIONAL MOU/MOA (INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION)
1. INSTITUT PEMERINTAHAN DALAM NEGERI (IPDN) BANDUNG
(MOU WITH UUM FROM 28 DECEMBER 2016 – 27 DECEMBER 2019)
Institut Pemerintahan Dalam Negeri adalah Sekolah Kedinasan yang berada dibawah Naungan Kementerian Dalam Negeri. IPDN adalah salah satu sekolah tinggi yang membiayai pendidikan bagi mahasiswa IPDN, bahkan mereka telah memberikan gaji kepada semua mahasiswa ketika masih menjalani pendidikan.
Selain itu, setelah menyelesaikan pendidikan, mahasiswa IPDN akan langsung diangkat menjadi Calon Pegawai Negeri Sipil meskipun harus melewati tahap-tahap seperti magang, Prajabatan, dan lain-lain.
Alumni IPDN akan diambil bekerja di Kementerian Dalam Negeri atau di Pemerintah Pusat/Daerah. Mereka akan mengisi pos-pos yang telah ditentukan di pemerintahan pusata ataupun di pemerintah kabupaten/Kota. Untuk yang bercita-cita menjadi pejabat pemerintah, IPDN adalah salah satu jalan yang bisa kalian tempuh. Untuk informasi yang lebih lengkap tentang IPDN, boleh melayari website rasmi mereka di www.ipdn.ac.id atau di www.ipdn.kemendagri.go.id.
2. UNIVERSITAS BRAWIJAYA (UB), JAWA TIMUR, INDONESIA
(MOU WITH UUM FROM 10 NOVEMBER 2016 – 09 NOVEMBER 2019)
The name Universitas Brawijaya (Brawijaya University) was granted by the President of the Republic of Indonesia through a wire no. 258/K/61 sent on July 11, 1961. This name is derived from the title of Kings of Majapahit, a great kingdom in Indonesia from 12th to 15th centuries.
UB transformed into a state university on January 5, 1963, following a Presidential Decree issued earlier in the same year. This date was later promulgated as UB's anniversary (specifically called Dies Natalies among Indonesian academic society members).
Previously, Universitas Brawijaya was publicly known with acronym of UNBRA and then UNIBRAW. On Universitas Brawijaya Senate meeting on March 17, 2008, UB was inaugurated as the official acronym of Universitas Brawijaya.
The Hymn of UB was composed by a student of the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry called Yanardhana in 1963, while the Mars of UB was composed by Lilik Sugiarto in 1996. Both songs are still frequently sung up to this day.
UB campus is situated in the city of Malang, East Java, in a strategic location can easily be reached by public transportations. With trees growing in all corners of the campus and the cool air of Malang, UB indeed is a very fresh campus. As a city of education, Malang has been developing rapidly. This seems to be inseparable from the glory of East Java in the past.
Today, UB is one of the leading universities in Indonesia with more than 60,000 students in various degrees ranging from the Diploma Program, Bachelor's Degree Program, Master's Degree Program, Doctoral Degree Program, and Medical Specialist Program, in 12 Faculties, 2 faculty-level Programs, 1 Vocational Program, and 1 Postgraduate Program.
More information about Brawijaya University, please click here http://www.ub.ac.id/