KUALA LUMPUR, 18 November 2015 - Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) today strengthened its collaboration with Brunel University London, United Kingdom with a signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between both universities. The MOA will broaden the opportunity for both universities for the exchange of expertise, technology transfer, advisory capacity as well as provides exposure and skill-set development for the staffs and students.
The MOA was signed at Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Campus by Prof. Dato' Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su'ud, UniKL President / CEO and Prof. Julia Buckingham, Vice Chancellor of Brunel University London witnessed by Prof. Dr. Azanam Shah Hashim, UniKL Deputy President (Academic & Technology) and Prof. Luiz Wrobel, Director, Institute of Materials and Manufacturing, Brunel University London.
Prof. Dato' Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su'ud, President and CEO of UniKL and Prof. Julia Buckingham, vice Chancellor Brunel University London witnessed by Prof. Dr. Azanam Shah Hashim, Deputy President (Academic @ Technology), UniKL and Prof. Luiz Wrobel, Director, Institute of Materials and Manufacturing, Brunel University London.
The relationship between both universities began way back in 2009 with the first batch of 6 students undergoing the transfer degree programme. As the number grew in the following years, the University becomes one of the choices for UniKL students to pursue their bachelor or postgraduate studies.
The exchange of the signed MOA, paving the pathway for greater collaboration between both Universities
In his speech, Prof. Dato' Dr. Mazliham expressed his gratitude to Brunel University London for the collaboration. He remarked, "The communication between both Universities has been excellent. This has led to the first renewal of a general MOA in April 2015 which has now transcended to a more detailed MOA. This partnership indeed is an honour for UniKL and I trust that this MOA will pave way for a more rewarding relationship in the future."
Prof. Julia Buckingham meanwhile conveyed her hope for both universities, "It is indeed an honour for us to be here today. I look forward to more collaborations between the universities and this MOA will certainly provide bigger avenues of opportunities for both Universities to move forward."
Also present at the signing were Madam Nor Zunaini Abdul Kadir, Director of UniKL International Office, Dr. Sean Holmes, Vice Dean (International) for College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences and Prof. Dr. Tat-Hean Gan, Director of Brunel Innovation Centre and National Structural Integrity Research Centre.