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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.’
  Yoursay

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'.

Ramasamy: UM's panel on alleged racism an 'exercise in futility'

Similar reports against lecturers and staff of public institutions have gone unpunished, the DAP leader says.

UM probes claim lecturer disparaged Indian students

P Kamalanathan announces that a five-member panel has been formed to look into the allegation.

UMS and UM should stop disciplinary proceedings

The Malaysia Youth & Students Democratic Movement (Dema) is concerned with the disciplinary actions taken against the students by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Universiti Malaya (UM).
  Malaysia Youth & Students Movement (Dema)

Disciplinary hearing for UM quartet who hounded Arul postponed

UPDATED 8.35PM | If found guilty, the four can be fined up to RM200, suspended, or expelled.
  Ariv Chelvam

‘Universiti Malaya should respect the rule of law’

For the past two weeks, I have been receiving updates on how Universiti Malaya (UM) conducts its business. By ‘business’, I mean students are the clients and the UM Student Affairs Division (HEP) is the education service provider.
  Marcus Lee

UM fears slipping rankings due to research budget cuts

Its RM100m research allocation 2015 was slashed to RM40m last year, and more cuts are expected.

Unlawful varsity suspension is a deprivation of a fundamental liberty

It is an undisputed fact that education is the keystone to an opportunity to employment which would then, with all things being equal, provide for a reasonable livelihood for a person.
  Puthan Perumal

Syed Saddiq: RM10k Najib handed me will go to fined UM students

The national debater recalls his promise to use the gov't Youth award to champion free speech.

'Ministry's rally warning casts doubt on denial of varsity interference'

Asheeq Ali Sethi Alivi points out that Idris’ ministry had issued a letter to UM.

Minister denies external influence in action against UM students

Idris Jusoh says government did not interfere in UM's decision to suspend and fine the students.
  Ariv Chelvam

Anis suspended one semester, fined for 'Tangkap MO1' rally

UPDATED 6.45PM | 'This is intimidation by the university against its students,' the final-year student says.
  Ariv Chelvam

Student activists punished to silence dissent, says Bersih

They assembled peacefully in ‘Tangkap MO1’, were not charged in court, so this clearly is UM’s unfair disciplinary action, it adds.

PKR VP: UM should be proud of student activists, not discipline them

Will UM take action against students who attend Umno AGM or Rohingya rally, asks Nurul Izzah Anwar.

MP ticks off UM disciplinary panel for students' conviction

'How would these three esteemed panellists justify public rallies detrimental to public order?'

Suaram: Action against UM4 over TangkapMO1 rally is 'intimidation'

Universiti Malaya should recognise the rights of students to assemble, not punish them, says human rights watchdog.

UM summons quartet over TangkapMO1 rally

Anis Syafiqah and three others must face disciplinary hearings, may face suspension or sack.

Protests may mire the nation in chaos, says UM student council

However, pro-Mahasiswa group Umany says this would sacrifice the students’ right to rally.
  Lu Wei Hoong

A recap of the 1MDB town hall forum in Universiti Malaya

On Oct 11, 2016, the UM Students’ Representative Council (MPPUM) and Department of Special Affairs (Jasa) organised a 1MDB town hall forum in Universiti Malaya. The speaker was Arul Kanda Kandasamy, the president and executive director of 1MDB. The forum was scheduled to be held at 8pm, but started at 9pm instead.
  Marcus Lee
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