YAYASAN TUN ABDUL HAMID Chairman, Encik Azizuddin bin Abdul Hamid, together with Director, Puan Ellina binti Abdul Majid, made a courtesy call at Universiti Utara Malaysia’s (UUM) College of Law, Government & International Studies (COLGIS) in Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman on 19th November 2013.

The impressive entrance to the COLGIS building at Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman.

They were welcomed by the Dean of the School of Law, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rusniah Ahmad and members of the Faculty, Puan Rohana Abdul Rahman, Dr. Khadijah Mohamed and Dr. Alias bin Azhar.

A video presentation on the vision, mission and aspirations of UUM was shown, by way of introduction to the University.

Incorporated in 1984, UUM is the sixth public university to be set up in Malaysia, with the specific mission of providing a leadership role for management education in the country. Hence its tagline, ‘The Eminent Management University’.

The founding Chairman of YAYASAN TUN ABDUL HAMID, the late Tun Dato’ Seri Hj. Abdul Hamid bin Hj. Omar, was a Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) for many years from 1988 – 2005. So it is only natural that the University be held in fond esteem by the Yayasan.

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From L-R, Dr. Alias bin Azhar, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rusniah Ahmad, Puan Ellina Abdul Majid, Puan Rohana Abdul Rahman & Dr. Khadijah Mohamed at the School of Law office.

Puan Ellina highlighted the aims and objectives of the Yayasan to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rusniah and the faculty members present. A meaningful discussion ensued as to the possible ways in which the Yayasan may assist financially needy UUM Law undergraduates and also to reward those graduates who excel in their studies by way of book prizes and cash awards.