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CLA Hosts Workshop for Master’s Students

18 May 2024

The Centre for Learner Affairs hosted a Master’s Project Paper Writing Workshop at Menara Open University Malaysia in Kelana Jaya, Selangor. The event was organised in collaboration with the Faculties of Education; Business & Management; Technology & Applied Sciences; and Social Sciences & Humanities. A total of 123 learners attended…

FOE HOSTS POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM

04 May 2024

On 4 May, the Faculty of Education (FOE) gathered academic minds at Menara OUM Kelana Jaya for its annual Postgraduate Colloquium, chaired by Dr S. Vighnarajah P.K. Selvarajah. The event showcased the depth and breadth of educational research being conducted by postgraduate learners within the faculty. The colloquium commenced with…

Education System Needs Holistic Overhaul

23 April 2024

Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Tajudin Md Ninggal, OUM Vice President/Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & Research), recently contributed as a panellist at the 2024 National Education and Learning Summit. Themed “Innovating Education for the Future,” the summit convened at WTCKL in Kuala Lumpur on 23 April, featuring an opening address by…

Thinaah to graduate with teaching degree

01 April 2024

EXCELLENCE in sports and extracurricular activities is important but so is academic success for a good career growth, says shuttler Thinaah Muralitharan. The 26-year-old, who will be making her maiden appearance in the Olympics in Paris in July alongside her partner Pearly Tan, has been interested in sports from a…

Biasiswa OUM bakar semangat Thinaah di Terbuka Perancis

29 February 2024

THINAAH (kanan) berkata pengajian tidak menjejaskan kerjaya sukannya, kerana OUM menyediakan pembelajaran secara dalam talian yang lebih fleksibel. FOTO SAIFULLIZAN TAMADI Biasiswa daripada OUM menjadi pembakar semangat buat pemain beregu wanita utama negara M Thinaah, menjelang Terbuka Perancis di Paris pada 5 hingga 10 Mac ini. Klik sini untuk baca…

Impak ilmu pada peribadi

28 February 2024

Memetik kata-kata Profesor Syed Naquib Al-Attas dalam bukunya Islam & Secularisme tentang ilmu. Ilmu diperolehi daripada maklumat yang benar dan memberikan makna kepada diri seseorang. Oleh itu, seharusnya ilmu akan tercermin pada tingkah laku dan perwatakan seseorang. Justeru, kita akan dapat lihat perbezaan antara orang yang berilmu dan tidak berilmu. Pada hari…

Happy New Year

02 January 2024

Happy New Year As we bid farewell to 2023, let us acknowledge the resilience and tenacity that has brought us through various challenges. The past year has been a testament to our collective strength as a community of learners, staff, and partners. Education is a lifelong journey, and OUM is…

Sandakan Learning Centre Holds Dinner

26 December 2023

On 10 December, the Sandakan Learning Centre threw a fabulous dinner party at the Azka White Hall in Bandar Nasalim, Sandakan, with assistance from the Centre for Alumni Relations (CAR). A total of 48 guests showed up, including the N50 Gum-Gum Assemblyman YB Tuan Arunarsin Taib and the former Director…

Opening Minds at BUKA Conference

22 December 2023

Some of our academics took part in the BUKA conference at Wawasan Open University (WOU) from 17 to 18 October. The BUKA project is co-funded by the European Union’s ERASMUS+ programme. The theme of the conference was “Advancing Equity and Access to Higher Education Through Open and Distance Learning”. Faculty…

Press Release: Makkal Osai (2 December )

21 December 2023

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Sin Chew Press Release

18 December 2023

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Grads Shine at 27th OUM Convocation

08 December 2023

For a university, convocation serves as a crucial juncture to evaluate its success. The number and diversity of graduates provide a glimpse into how well it is fulfilling its mission. At Open University Malaysia (OUM), we recently reaffirmed our status as a leading digital university during our 27th Convocation, which…

Online postgraduate programmes ideal for working professionals

08 December 2023

PETALING JAYA: According to the World Economic Forum’s “2023 Future of Jobs Report”, an estimated 44% of current worker skills will be disrupted over the next five years. This signals the need for working professionals to upskill, reskill and update their resumes to stay relevant in the evolving job market.…

METEOR Holds Health & Wellness Programme for Staff

05 December 2023

In a compelling address at the opening of the METEOR Group Health & Wellness Programme, YBhg Dato’ Naharudin Ali, the CEO of METEOR Group, emphasised the significance of health, money, and time in life. He said, “There are 3 important things in life – health, money and time. When you’re…

Becoming a qualified AMO

29 November 2023

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Certificate for 5-Star QS Rating

08 November 2023

We have received the certificate for our 5-star QS rating in online learning, which was announced earlier this year, at the QS Higher Education Summit: Asia Pacific 2023. Held at the KL Convention Centre 7-9 Nov, the summit brought together higher education leaders from universities and organisations around the world.…

Graduan dari tirai besi

27 October 2023

KUALA LUMPUR: Keinginan untuk menyambung pengajian tidak pernah luntur dalam diri Farhan dan Amri (bukan nama sebenar), meskipun sedar mereka perlu menghabiskan hampir keseluruhan usia muda di sebalik tirai besi. Bagi kedua-dua lelaki dari Sabah itu, status sebagai banduan di Penjara Pusat Kota Kinabalu bukanlah penghalang untuk mengejar cita-cita dalam…

OUM Bags 2 Awards at 36th AAOU Conference

11 October 2023

OUM made waves at the 36th Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Annual Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, which was held from 28 to 30 Sept 2023. President/Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Ahmad Izanee Awang and 6 others – Prof Dr Santhi Raghavan, Assoc Prof Dr Nantha Kumar Subramaniam, Assoc Prof Dr Lim…

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