1MDB - court throws out UM's 'stern warning' to students

They had sought a judicial review to ensure that their student records remain clean.
  Hafiz Yatim

UM loses appeal to uphold punishment on five students

Apex court mantains that disciplinary action taken by university was not according to procedure.
  Hafiz Yatim

UM rises to 46th in Asian university rankings

Singapore's NTU and NUS finish first and second in the Times Higher Education rankings.

'Students in 1MDB town hall protest merely exerting freedom of speech'

Their lawyer tells the court that students only expressing opinion on an issue of public importance.
  Hafiz Yatim

Stop persecuting UM's Chinese Language Society

LETTER | 'Universiti Malaya should lift the suspension on the university's Chinese Language Society'.
  UM Association of New Youth

Chinese Language Society suspension - is UM trying to rule by fear, asks MP

Warnings, show-cause letters, and fines would suffice, no need for suspension, says Zairil Khir Johari.

What are UM administrators afraid of?

LETTER | Universiti Malaya must not forget it has had a long history of student activism.
  Challenger Malaysia

Missing translation lands UM Chinese Language Society in trouble

But the suspension is disproportionate to the offence, says CLS. 
  Wong Kai Hui

Condemning UM's intimidation on free speech

LETTER | If the university cannot fulfill its basic role, it might as well become a kindergarten.
  UM Association of New Youth

UM's 'reminder' is a deviation from its core values

LETTER | The 'reminder' is appalling as issuing public statements is required by academics.
  Malaysian Academics Movement

UM Chinese Language Society faces suspension

Statement on society's FB page claims appeals to UM authorities have been unsuccessful.

UM among top 10 best engineering universities

This is better than the faculty of engineering at Oxford, Cambridge and Stamford University, says Education Minister Idris Jusoh.

Retract 'repulsive' reminder, staff union tells UM

PKAUM president Azmi Sharom says the reminder would prevent academia from doing their jobs.

UM issues formal gag order on all students, staff

Internal circular forbids any public statements that could have a 'negative implication' on UM and the gov't.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

COA upholds High Court decision on five UM students

Court decision that university did not follow protocol in punishing student leaders stands.

Satisfying the quest for knowledge

Hundreds of Universiti Malaya (UM) graduates wait patiently to receive their Master's and doctoral scrolls at the Dewan Tuanku Canselor on Oct 22, 2017.
  Ng Ling Fong

Gerak appalled by enforced citation stacking in Universiti Malaya

The enforced practice of citation stacking in Malaysia’s premier university, the Universiti Malaya is wrong.
  Rosli Mahat

Poor service for patients at UMMC

I am amazed that this hospital funded by taxpayers delivers such mediocre service to us.
  VS Lingam

UM comes under fire for ‘mishandling’ sexual assault cases

Gerak's Zaharom Nain says such cases must not be covered up just to maintain the 'good name' of a university.

'UM sexual harassment policy not followed'

The handling of two recent cases show the lack of awareness about this policy, the UM Academic Staff Association says.

Student: UM urged me to withdraw sexual assault complaint

UM's International Student Centre (ISC) denies telling the foreign student to retract the police report.
  Annabelle Lee

RM90k degrees to raise funds amid budget cuts, UM tells students

Students also inquired about a change in online posters marketing the degrees.
  Annabelle Lee

Minister says RM90k for UM degrees 'not a normal process'

UPDATED 5PM | Universiti Malaya recently advertises engineering courses which cost about 10 times more than usual.
  Annabelle Lee

How retrogressive can UM be?

COMMENT | The appeal today will determine whether the Umany 4 are able to clear their names.
  Stephen Ng

Should racist Universiti Malaya lecturer be sacked?

YOURSAY | ‘Universities are supposed to be the bastion of ethical behaviour.’

UM lecturer apologises to students over racist remarks

This is for accusing students of an ethnic group of being prone to copying.
  Alyaa Azhar

Minister, gov't struck off as parties in UM4 suit

Lawyer says decision should not be construed as an admission by plaintiffs that there was no cause of action.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Professors council takes over 'racism claim' probe

The investigation is still going on and there is no update so far, a Universiti Malaya spokesperson says.
  Geraldine Tong

UM forms independent panel to probe 'racist lecturer' claim

Vice-chancellor says if claims turn out to be false, UM will question the complainant.
  Shakira Buang

NGO wants 'racist UM lecturer' sacked

Mipas says it is not enough to suspend or transfer the lecturer who allegedly said 'Indians plagiarise'.
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