Visitation by Representatives of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, University of Malaya – 25 May 2016
Visitation by Representatives of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, University of Malaya
Dr. Md Sidin Ahmad Ishak and Dr. Hanafi Hussin, Dean and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, University of Malaya, visited the College on 25 May 2016. They were greeted by Dr. Kuo-Hsien Su and Dr. Yu-Tzung Chang, Dean and Associate Dean of the College, as well as Dr. Han-Pu Tung and Dr. Chao-Chen Lin, Director of the College’s International Affairs and Director of the Graduate Institute of Journalism.
The University of Malaya (UOM) is located in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. It is the oldest and one of the leading universities in Malaysia. The National University of Singapore, the leading Ivy-League university in Asia, was formerly the UOM Singapore Campus. The UOM currently employs roughly 3,600 employees and serves roughly 18,000 students.
The UOM has signed the MoU for academic collaboration and the university-level exchange student agreement with National Taiwan University, as well as college-level exchange student agreements with the College of Engineering and College of Public Health. The two representatives expressed that their interests centered on exchange student and from there they hoped to gradually increase correspondence with NTU College of Social Sciences. Director Lin related that NTU is excited about going up against UOM in the upcoming Mandarin Debate Tournament and acknowledged the UOM as “formidable opponents”.
As the visitation drew to a close, the representatives attended a tour of the Koo Chen-Fu Memorial Library. They were deeply impressed by the layout and design of the library, drawing a perfect ending to a pleasant visitation.