VISION To become a reputable centre for alumni relations, career services, industrial relations and practical training for its valuable customers MISSION To conduct beneficial alumni activities for university’s development and provide excellent career and industrial relations services for optimal graduate employability
Under the Deputy Rector (Internationalization & Industry and Community Relations)
TEAM MEMBERS DIRECTOR DR. WAN AHMAD YUSMAWIZA WAN YUSOFF DEPUTY DIRECTOR (CSS) DR. HARIYATI SHAHRIMA DEPUTY DIRECTOR (IPS) DR. NORBAIDURI RUSLAN ASSISTANT DIRECTORS KAOSSAR BANU ROPUN NORSURIYATI ABDULLAH NORAZILEE ABD AZIZ ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS NORASITA ZAINAL, SITI AISHAH ZAINAL ABIDIN, FAZILAH ZAIHADI, ROSDIN JAFAAR
ALUMNI RELATIONS SECTION (ARS)
THE MOTTO Reach Reaching and Enjoining Alumni to Contribute to Humanity
ALUMNI RELATIONS SECTION The establishment is to promote IIUM’s mission and vision among the Muslims of the world through the alumni As the liaison between the University and the alumni body IIUM alumni as ambassadors – their active participation in human development must be continuously mobilised and assisted.
ALUMNI RELATIONS SECTION Functions of ARS: • Increase alumni participation in the association and university’s activities • Promote IIUM locally and internationally via alumni • Assist in fund raising to help needy students in their study • Increase awareness among the current students of alumni activities and functions • Foster lifetime interest in IIUM • Provide opportunities for career and personal enrichment for students through alumni involvement • Facilitate and establish international networking in business and communication • Help to increase the growth of the alumni association and chapters
SERVICES OF ALUMNI RELATION SECTION: • Information & Communication Technology • Publication • International Networking • Social Gathering & Reunion • Education & Training • Sports & Recreational • Community Development & Humanitarian Mission • Alumni Well Being
Established in 1987 Run by Office Bearers led by a president, elected every two years A spokesperson to all IIUM alumni IIUM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
THAILAND SAUDI ARABIA 27/4/02 8/2/07 IIUM ALUMNI CHAPTERS BOSNIA 23/9/04 INDONESIA 1/5/04 MALDIVES 6/7/05 SINGAPORE 23/6/07 AUSTRALIA 26/11/05 CHINA OMAN 16/4/08 19/10/08 GAMBIA BANGLADESH 17/10/2009 21/3/2009 Vietnam GUINEA 20/10/2009 16/10/2010
The Alumni Relations Section manages the Alumni in various ways. Some of them are: REACH MAGAZINE & ONLINE BULLETIN • REACH magazine is published once a year. • REACH provides a space for the alumni to share their stories, views, and experiences with other friends around the world. • REACH is a platform to discuss the current issues of the Muslims and to find the solutions and ways towards improvements .
COMMUNICATION • The ARS contacts the IIUM Alumni through: • Face book. • Alumni Website. • Group E-mail • Phone calls whenever needed.
LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING IIUM ALUMNI CHAPTERS • An alumni chapter is a group of former students of the International Islamic University Malaysia, who share common interests. • The establishment of IIUM alumni chapters is an excellent way to strengthen links among alumni members • The IIUM alumni chapters allows for ‘grass root’ input into the University’s consultative process and a network for the distribution of information on the University’s development and alumni activities.
IIUM ALUMNI CHAPTER • It offers opportunities for networking and fostering social, professional and business relations among alumni members • Opportunities for social gathering • A channel for communication between alumni and the University • Opportunities to assist the University in achieving its objectives • Opportunities to market and promote the University to the world • Offer international networking with other chapters across the globe • Offer business opportunities worldwide
SPORTS IIUM Alumni have their own teams in many of the sports. The ARS organizes tournaments which involve both Alumni & students. Sports that are commonly played by the Alumni are: • Hockey • Futsal
ALUMNI REUNION PROGRAMME • It is a great time to catch up with friends and enjoy being together with other fellow alumni. The reunion could be a platform for the alumni to exchange stories and experiences with other colleagues besides being the starting point for the establishment of new business networking which could be expanded based on group interests.
COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMMES Cooperating with Career Services Section to organize programmes which involve students and alumni Community development activities Humanitarian mission