1st APUCEN@Malaysia Meeting

  • The 1st APUCEN@Malaysia Meeting was held on 5 October 2012.
  • The national meeting was hosted by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UniMAS).
  • It was chaired by the newly elected Chairman,  Prof. Dato’ See Ching Mey, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Division of Industry and Community Engagement, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
  • The meeting was attended by 16 delegates from 15  Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Malaysia.

Several fruitful outcomes were achieved, APUCEN@Malaysia:

  1. Renewed its commitment to promote the culture of university-community engagement in a proactive, inclusive, holistic and participatory way.
  2. Proposed the implementation of university-community engagement project that involves its APUCEN members in Malaysia.
  3. Aimed to align with the Ministry of Higher Education to ensure that all its regional networking initiatives would benefit Malaysian higher education.
  4. Issues concerned with students volunteerism in Malaysian universities were also explored and given due attention.1st APUCENMalaysia