Alumni History

Starting at the first convocation UUM in 1988 to date a total of nearly 60,000 graduates were born and have been mostly successful in their profession. Consequently, the Department of Student Affairs has taken the initiative to update alumni records since its first convocation and conduct several alumni activities.

At first Alumni activities are conducted on an ad-hoc basis by the secretariat of a career in the Department of Student Affairs since session 1987/1988 due to the Alumni association did not exist in that time. However, the Committee was unable to play as intended. The activities carried out just hold Alumni Night to gain interest with graduates and potential graduates to join the Alumni Association.

On 16 June 1992 the Alumni Association was officially established with a total of 356 the number of people. Starting from session 1993/1994, submitted to the Program Alumni with Alumni Association UUM. PAUUM started its activities by holding a dinner in October 1994, Malam Kiambang Bertaut.

The University Alumni Annual Convention held for the first time in December 1994 at Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. The objective is to find UUM graduates to discuss their valuable experiences that have helped in their careers and establish a relationship between the members of the Alumni of the University. The university again set Dinner for the second time in PETRONAS Training Centre (Permata) in December 1995. On May 10, 1997, a General Meeting was held on the initiative for the first time and PAUUM has shown determination and taking the first steps to move their activities with the establishment of the Alumni Fund has become a starting point for realizing the objectives of responsibility PAUUM alma mater.

On June 5, 1999, with the cooperation of PAUUM Counselling and Careers Unit held its second Alumni Convention at the Convention Center and only a small number of UUM graduates who attend this program. On 9 April 2000, PAUUM General Meeting held 4th UUM and Convention Centre has chosen to administer PAUUM new Committee for the term 2000/2001. AJK PAUUM for this term has planned a variety of activities and between activities include Alumni Banquet Program 2000, Website PAUUM, Alumninet and Kempen Menambah Keahlian. PAUUM also plans to hold 3rd Alumni Convention in UUM in early 2001 and published periodically Alumni Bulletin.

To whet PAUUM activities, UUM Management has set up a unit to act as the coordinator and monitor activities PAUUM. The unit was established on August 1, 2000 and known as the Alumni Unit UUM and placed under the Department of Student Affairs UUM. Mr. Baharudin Yaacob was appointed Director of the Unit and at the same time he is also the Secretary-General PAUUM.

Hope University is to see success PAUUM and certainly hope this will not be achieved without the cooperation and support of the graduates.

Alumni Centre

Alumni Centre,
Student Affairs Department,
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman.
Tel: 04-928 4034 / 4035 / 4036 / 4037 
Fax : 04-928 4016
Email: alumniuum[at]uum[dot]edu[dot]my

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