Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)

National University MalaysiaFounded in 1970, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is committed to be a leading university that pioneers innovation in the construction of knowledge to achieve the aspiration of producing a society imbued with dynamic, learned and civic leadership. UKM has a diverse population of 23,973 students from 35 countries. Also known as the National University of Malaysia, UKM safeguards the sovereignty of the Malay language while globalizing knowledge in the context of local culture. UKM’s website>>

Vice-Chancellor’s Speech on University – Community Partnerships

UKM Vice ChancellorVice Chancellor Sharifah Hapsah Shahabudin spoke on University-Community Partnership initiatives in June 2007. "Service to the community is part of the social contract whereby the university has a moral obligation to be accountable and socially responsible in return for the public funding spent on its up keeping. The social contract is fulfilled in two mutually benefiting ways." Read more>>

Entrepreneurship & Youth – A Learning Network (EYLN)

 Launched in 2005 by a UKM student, EYLN is a not-for-profit, student-run project that aims to empower youth with entrepreneurial skills which are essential in today’s fast-paced world of business and society. EYLN targets to accomplish this mission by incorporating both practical and theoretical methods of education through collaboration with corporate experts in their various fields. The ultimate goal of EYLN is to create change agents that are able to bring a positive impact to society. Learn more>>

The Red Project

 The Red Project is a collaborative program to deliver HIV/AIDS education to youths through peer educators. The objectives of the program are to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS amongst youths, to reduce stigma and misconceptions towards HIV/AIDS and to provide a platform for local youths to interact with international students from diverse backgrounds. In 2009 alone, the program managed to educate 1,988 people with 36 education workshops. Twenty seven entities were educated which included residential colleges and faculties in UKM, colleges and universities, schools, companies, hospitals, conferences and clubs. Visit the project’s website>>

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Industry & Community Partnerships)

The Office of the DVC for Industry and Community Partnerships, established in 2007 by the Ministry of Higher Education, serves to support the research, education and service thrusts of the university. The DVC works with the heads of Industry and Community Partnerships in each faculty to promote effective and sustainable engagement. Learn more>>