TUESDAY, 25 FEBRUARY –
The Institution of Higher Learning (IPTA) Treasurers Meeting paid a courtesy call to the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore on Monday.
The visit was led by the Bursar of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) who was also the Chairman of the Treasurers Meeting, Tuan Hj. Rizal Othman accompanied by Treasurers from IPTA nationwide.
Hj. Rizal when contacted said the visit was, among others, aimed to obtain information on the implementation of income-generating activities such as the collection of fees, investment, rental and endowments in addition to acquiring knowledge on commercialisation efforts conducted by the university.
He added that it was to obtain information regarding the financial sustainability programmes in NTU.
He also expressed hope that more cooperation would be organised with IPTA from other countries and NTU Singapore especially in financial matters.
During the visit, the IPTA Treasurers delegation was given a briefing on the history and direction of the university involving their alumni in income-generating activities and commercialisation. – SS (FL)
Source: Hayati Salleh Baihaki, Bursar Department UMS
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