Background

About Us

The Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) is responsible for all matters related to the development and administration of the university’s academic. 

In July 2009, the role of the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s Office was upgraded and expanded in tandem with the establishment of the Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation, Center for Teaching and Learning as well as UMK International Office. At the same time, the Academic Administration Division which was under the Registrar Office was also transferred to the portfolio of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International). 

The division of Strategic and Administration was established in 2022. With the Organizational Structuring, Offie of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) is currently fast heading towards making UMK a leading entrepreneurial university in the national and international stage with the support of four (4) entities, which are:

  1. Centre of Academic Division
  2. Centre for Academic Excellence and Development
  3. UMK International Ofice
  4. Division of Strategic and Administration

Another entities supporting Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) are 10 faculty and 3 centre. List of faculty and centre are as follow: 

List of Faculty and Centre

Furthermore, the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) has the responsibilities to enrich academic policy development, to promote quality assurance processes, to improve the quality of teaching and learning, development and promotion of academic program locally and internationally.

The fundamental role of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) is to develop  educational frameworks and policies that support the University's strategic goals through leadership, especially in relation to teaching and learning, efforts to improve the student experience as well as continuous professional development for the University's academic staff.


The appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) throughout the period of UMK's establishment until presently, are:

  1. PROF. DR. AZIZUL HALIM BIN YAHYA (2008-2011) 
  2. PROF. DR. ROSELINA BINTI AHMAD SAUFI (2012-2015)
  3. PROF. DR. MOHD. HASSAN BIN MOHD. OSMAN (2015-2018)
  4. PROF. DR. MOHD RAFI BIN YAACOB (2018-2021)
  5. PROF. DATO' DR. NIK MAHERAN BINTI NIK MUHAMMAD (2021- 2024)
About Us

Vision


Pioneering academic development and internationalization of the university with an aim to developing entrepreneurial human capital for global prosperity.

Mission


Developing quality entrepreneurship-based learning programs, expert and professional teaching staff, excellent academic administration system as well as strengthening worldwide academic networks.

Objectives


  1. Improving university administration performance through corporate culture to provide efficient, effective and professional administrative solutions.

  2. Ensuring information and records are always integrated, complete, accurate and secure.

  3. Willing to fully commit towards continuous reform and improvement in strengthening the quality system by universities and the Ministry of Higher Education.

  4. Fulfilling the needs and expectations of customers through academic services provided by academic entities.

  5. Planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring the implementation of the TNCAA Office Customer Satisfaction Survey.