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International Staff Week 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the International Staff Week (ISW), themed ‘Sustainable Partnerships for Universal Prosperity’, that will be held from October 28th to November 3rd 2019, at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia.
IMPORTANT DATES Deadline of Registration: CLOSED Deadline of Abstract: 10 October 2019 Deadline of Poster: 10 October 2019 Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 14 October 2019 Deadline of Registration Fee Payment: 17 October 2019 International Staff Week: 28 October – 3 November 2019
OBJECTIVES The objectives of the seven-day programme are as follows: – to enhance skills and competencies in managing international office; – to nurture intercultural competencies and international understanding; and – to share best practices in various areas related to international relations and activities.
WORKSHOPS Workshop I – “Internationalisation, ranking and visibility”, Prof. Dr. Nordin Yahaya, Director, Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT), Ministry of Education Workshop II – “Establishing and sustaining partnerships”, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Ismid Md Said, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), UTM International, UTM Workshop III – “Mobility for staff and students”, Prof. Dr. Nor Haniza Sarmin, Associate Director (Global Strategy and Engagement), UTM International, UTM
MEET & GREET SESSION All participants are involved in the meet and greet session in which they can share information about their university. This is done in a townhall format and will also be open to all staff and students of UTM. Please download the poster template >HERE< for PDF and email the file to by 10 October 2019. The poster will be printed by the ISW2019 secretariat.
MINI SEMINAR The mini seminar will focus on the theme ‘Internationalisation for Sustainability’. Each presentation will take 15 minutes and can be on topics related to the theme including ranking, partnership and mobility activities.
Abstract submission The length of abstract should not be more than 250 words. Please download the template >HERE< and email to by 10 October 2019.
In addition, you will also be participating in various campus activities including UTM campus and Johor Bahru city tour, our 63rd Convocation Ceremony, convocation festival and convocation dinner. The targeted participants would be administrators who are in charge of mobility and international affairs from universities outside Malaysia. You may download ISW 2019 poster >HERE<
REGISTRATION FEE Fees: USD400 ATU-Net Member: USD300 Note: Registration fee includes meals, programme material and tours.



You may download the participant’s list for your reference. For any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at
Yours Sincerely, Secretariat International Staff Week 2019 UTM International