With arms wide open, Professor Dr. Mokhtar Bin Abdullah, UNIMY’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr. Angela Amphawan UNIMY’s Deputy Vice Chancellor, and Puan Norpisah Md Isa, UNIMY’s Registrar, welcomed Professor Elias Pimenidis, UWE Bristol’s Programme Leader for Computer Science, Ms. Jane Berry, UWE Bristol’s Acting Associate Head of Information Science, and Ms. Phenix Wai, UWE Bristol’s International Recruitment Manager for Asia Pacific.
Much has been discussed during the visit, specifically on the programmes that can be looked into and a way forward to a better articulation of the graduates. These includes course mapping between the two institutions. Student mobility programme and co-supervision of postgraduate students were also conferred during the visit.
The University of West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a prestigious public research university, located in and around Bristol, England. UWE Bristol was endowed with Gold Rating by Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2018 – An award for the consistently outstanding and of the highest quality found in the United Kingdom (UK) Higher Education sector. It is the only one out of four universities in UK to have a University Enterprise Zone providing space for over 70 businesses, and UK’s largest robotics lab.