Campus Newsroom 2022/2023

[19/8/2023] - CSR Mangrove Tree Planting Program

“UniKL MSI Contributes to Environmental Conservation: Successfully Plants 500 Mangrove Trees in Collaborative CSR Initiative with Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Kedah.”

On 19 August 2023, Alumni Unit, Campus Lifestyle in collaboration with SRC UniKL MSI, Alumni Chapter and Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Kedah had successfully organized a noteworthy Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program “Mangrove Tree Planting”

With its main objective to support the greening Malaysia Initiative, “Kempen Penanaman 100 juta Pokok” the program not only involved UniKL MSI alumni and student but also staff who had volunteer their effort to contribute to this high impact initiative.

UniKL MSI volunteers was led by Ts. Dr. Muhammad Al’ Hapis Abdul Razak, Deputy Dean SDCL. A total of 500 mangrove tree had been successfully plant by UniKL MSI. The program was officiated by Encik Rajihan Rahim, Penolong Pengarah Bahagian Silvikultur & Perlindungan Hutan, Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Kedah.

The effort echoes UniKL’s commitment to a greener Malaysia and aligns seamlessly with national goals. Together, we’ve sown the seeds of a more eco-conscious future.

[16/7/2023 - 20/7/2023] - UniKL Student Sport Carnival (USSC 2023)


The Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI) has once again showcased its sporting prowess by *successfully defending the title of overall champion at the 17th UniKL Student Sports Carnival (USSC) 2023*, which concluded yesterday.

UniKL MSI’s athletes displayed exceptional determination throughout the sports carnival, *securing seven gold medals, two silvers, and five bronzes, resulting in a grand total of 14 medals*.

Apart from basking in the glory of defending their title, UniKL MSI was rewarded with a substantial RM50,000 winning purse to support the development of sports on campus.


[2/6/2023] - 1st prize winner in the highly competitive 22nd Chinese-Bridge Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for Malaysian University Students
We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha Binti Mohd Noor, a Bachelor of Business Technology student from UniKL MSI, on her outstanding achievement. Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha has emerged as the 1st prize winner in the highly competitive 22nd Chinese-Bridge Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for Malaysian University Students. This remarkable feat has earned her the honor of representing Malaysia in the upcoming Global Final competition in China.
We commend Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha for her dedication, perseverance, and exemplary performance in the competition. Her exceptional language skills, cultural understanding, and hard work have set her apart. We also extend our appreciation to Mr. Tan Hua An, the lecturer who played an instrumental role in guiding and supporting Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha throughout her language-learning journey.
As Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha prepares for the Global Final, we wish her the best of luck. May her talent, passion, and determination continue to shine brightly, and may she bring further glory to herself, UniKL, and Malaysia as she competes on the international stage.
Congratulations once again, Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha! We are immensely proud of your achievement and have every confidence in your future success.


[18/5/2023] - Sambutan Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2023 UniKL MSI

Tarikh: 18/5/2023

Tempat: Lobi UniKL MSI

Kemeriahan Sambutan Hari Raya Aidilfitri masih lagi terasa meskipun kita sudah berada di penghujung Syawal. Terima kasih kepada tetamu-tetamu, serta staff UniKL MSI yang memeriahkan sambutan hari raya pada tahun 2023 ini. Semoga kita berjumpa lagi pada masa akan datang.

[11/4/2023] - Ihya' Ramadhan 1444H

Tarikh: 11/4/2023

Bersempena Ihya Ramadhan 1444h, UniKL MSI telah menganjurkan Majlis Gotong Royong Bubur Lambuk di Pusat Islam.

[16/3/2023 - 18/3/2023] - Career Crafting Northern Chapter

Date: 16/3/2023 – 18/3/2023

Venue: UniKL MSI Kulim Kedah

Strategic Partnership In Human Capital Development With NCER ini telah berjaya menarik sekurang-kurangnya 25 buah industri bagi menyertai program ini.

[8/3/2023] - DIY Self-Care Products 1.0 & You Can Make At Home

Tarikh: 8/3/2023
Masa: 3-4pm

Objektif Program:
1) to celebrate the International Women’s Day among the UniKL MSI Members.
2) to promote and raise awareness of women selflove.
3) to learn easy and quick DIY self care product from the kitchen with scientific approach.

[18/8/2022] - The Mini Teater STEM Kedah

Tarikh: 18/8/2022

The Mini Teater STEM program is introduced to secondary school students as a platform to enhance their technical skills and equipping them with the ability to be creative, innovative, high self-esteem and ability to commercialize ideas or products created. This program focuses on students from the B40 group who are able to create an ecosystem towards a community equipped with STEM knowledge. It is also capable of producing high-quality prosumers, innovators, entrepreneurs and researchers who can generate income and help their families in specific and the country generally.

This program is in line with:

  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 1 (No Poverty), 4 (Quality Education) and 9 (Innovation)
  • Objective 3 of the National Community Policy which emphasizes strategic cooperation between the community and the public sector, the private sector and NGOs in community development.
  • Cluster 4 (Education and Skills), National Community Policy
  • Cluster 6 (Entrepreneurship and Social Business), National Community Policy
  • The Twelfth Malaysia Plan (RMK 12) towards improving the skills ecosystem to develop future talent.

The Mini Teater STEM Kedah, convened in UniKL Malaysian Spanish Institute (MSI) with the collaboration of National STEM Association (NSA), UniKL MSI and Kedah State Government. Participants from various schools within Kedah State gathered in UniKL MSI for two days (15 & 16 August 2022) exhibiting their innovation and performing as a group during the event. Both performance and exhibition are evaluated by the honourable judges from industry and institute of higher learning. The competition is won by the Maktab Mahmud, Yan with the innovation of Datelicious Ice Cream which was praised by majority of the juries and visitors. Congratulation Maktab Mahmud, Yan….we are so proud of you.



Being a center for various trainings, ACE does not only offer technical training but soft skills training to all levels of employees too!

We had the opportunity to train personnel from Petronas Fertiliser, Gurun Kedah in “Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint” for 3 whole days!

A skill needed widely in the workplace, but somewhat lacking in some. There are more to Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel, where we come and train on how to use the tools in the 2 suite applications.

Maximizing most of these tools will effectively increase your company’s productivity levels, via interesting PowerPoint slide presentations, spreadsheets, charts, and diagrams using Microsoft Excel and much more!


[25/1/2022] - Frontier Automotive System & Technology University Consortium

Tarikh: 25/1/2022

Kulim, January 12, 2022 – University Kula Lumpur, Malaysian Spanish Institute has successfully organized Colloquium of Frontier Automotive System & Technology University Consortium 2022. This is the first academic gathering after year-long movement control due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

FASTER is a short form to Frontier Automotive System & Technology University Consortium. It is a name created in collaboration among three research centres from three different local universities, headed mainly by academicians. A considerable amount of online discussion during the pandemic between 2020 and 2021 has taken place, discussing the need for collaboration in establishing sustainable interdisciplinary research direction. The initiative seeks on building on the existing research area and strengthen it with interdisciplinary collaboration.

The full-day colloquium provides the opportunity and stage for researchers to present their expertise that will spearhead the research collaboration. A research workshop follows the event to determine the type of industry-inspired project, industry-initiated academic research beneficial to Malaysia, in general, and Kulim Hi-Tech Park, in specific, enhancing its global competitive position involving the nine pillars of Industrial Revolution 4.0.

The main objectives of this colloquium are as follows:

1.   To gather brilliant minds from academia and the industry;

2.   To provide a platform for discussing excellent ideas and high impact research among automotive and manufacturing systems scholars, academics, students and MARA representatives, especially concerning creation, sharing and dissemination of knowledge;

3.   To create strong relationships among students, academics, and industry to realize the full potential of the research collaborators among universities.

Professor Dr Sazali bin Yaacob, Dean UniKL MSI, opened the event, delivered the welcoming address and was officiated by the honourable Encik Hasnan bin Abdul Rahman from MARA District Officer, Kulim. The colloquium attracted three keynote speakers and 12 presenters comprising scholars, academicians, postgraduate students and representatives of researchers from UniMAP, UMP and UniKL MSI. In total, 25 papers were presented during the event

Academic partners for this year’s event were:

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)
  • Universiti Malaysia Pahang, UMP
  • Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Unimap

Congratulations to all the participants, and keep up the excellent work!


Ir. Ts. Tajul Adli bin Abdul Razak

Research and Innovation (R&I) Coordinator

UniKL Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)


[18/7/2023 & 20/7/2023] - Chinese Language and Culture Training

Title: “Chinese Language and Culture Training”

Date: 18th and 20th July 2023

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue: ACE Training Room

Trainer: Tan Hua An

Medium: Mandarin


a) Muhammad Fikri Bin Ismail

b) Noor Alyaa Zhulaikha Binti Mohd Noor

c) Nuriena Fatiney Binti Mairol Anuar

d) Wan Hafiz Bin Wan Asri


[17/6/2023 ] - 250 Sertai Kejohanan Catur Terbuka UniKL MSI

Sumber: Utusan Malaysia

[19/6/2023 - 21/6/2023] - Training Gearbox CVT Transmission

Date: 19 June – 21 June 2023

Venue: Universiti Kuala Lumpur Branch Campus Malaysian Spanish Institute, Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kulim Kedah

[3/6/2023] - First batch convocation for the Professional Certificate
Date: 3 June 2023

Venue: Convocation kat The Light Hotel, Seberang Jaya, Penang

First batch convocation for the Professional Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (PCIME), a collaboration programme between ACE UniKL MSI and FLEX, Penang. Flex did an excellent job for their employees & UniKL was there to assist in providing academic expertise for their skilled workers in a 6 months certification program.


[26/5/2023 - 28/5/2023] - Johan UPSI Open Tennis 2023
Tahniah UniKL MSI🌟
Tahniah Mohamad Syazwan Mohaidin🔥
Atas kejayaan beliau mendapat tempat pertama dalam acara Tenis Terbuka UPSI.
Perlawanan yang berlangsung di Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak pada
26 – 28 Mei 2023.
Mohamad Syazwan Mohaidin adalah seorang pelajar Diploma semester 2, yang mengambil jurusan Mechanical Design & Development di UniKL MSI, Kulim Kedah.
Tahniah UniKL MSI ucapkan.
Semoga Syazwan terus maju berjaya…

[16/5/2023] - Ergonomics Awareness Training

Tarikh: 16/5/2023

[22/3/2023] - Health Screening Program

Date: 22 /3/2023

Time: 9am – 1.00pm

Venue: MPH UniKL MSI

Besides the Health Screening Program, Bank Islam, ASB and Redone will also open their promotion counter.

[15/3/2023] - Strategic Partnership In Human Capital Development With Northern Region Industries

Date: 15/3/2023

Venue: UniKL MSI Kulim Kedah

Strategic Partnership In Human Capital Development With NCER ini telah berjaya menarik sekurang-kurangnya 25 buah industri bagi menyertai program ini.

[14/3/2023] - Chopsticks Program

Tarikh: 14/3/2023

Masa: 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Objektif Program:

1. Pendedahan kepada pelajar tentang cara penggunaan chopsticks , memperkenalkan budaya dari pelbagai kaum terutamanya masyarakat cina di Malaysia ,
2. Mengeratkan ukhwah dalam kalangan pelajar untuk melaksanakan kerja berkumpulan dimasa akan datang.

[18/8/2022] - ICOMET 2022


The ICOMET is an annual international conference event that provides an opportunity for educators, academicians, researchers, scientists, engineers, technologists, general studies, and practitioners to share their experiences, knowledge, and techniques in learning and teaching mainly in  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.

The conference was hosted online by UniKL Malaysian Spanish Institute from 28-29 June 2022. The event has been segregated into three different sessions. Each session begins with a keynote speech from a local and international honorable speaker, namely Prof. Dr. Ir. B.T. Hang Tuah Baharudin from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Dr. Zahrul Fuadi from Universitas Syiah, Indonesia, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maher Yahya Sallom from the University of Baghdad, Iraq. Speakers shared interesting topics with numerous experiences in their respective research areas.

The conference has successfully attracted local and international participants that shared their research findings throughout the two days event. The conference allowed for an in-depth discussion on new and emerging topics, including robotics, IoT, digital manufacturing, and 3D printing. The success of the event received positive comments from participants and the committee. Truly, UniKL MSI is grateful to have collaborated with other universities in the conference and looking forward to ICOMET 2023.

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Sazali Yaacob (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Dr. Ishak Abdul Azid (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Ir. Dr. Azmi Hassan (German-Malaysian Institute)
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmad Majdi Abdul Rani (Universiti Teknologi Petronas)
  • Prof. Ir. Dr. Mokhtar Awang (Universiti Teknologi Petronas)
  • Sadaqat Ali (National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan)
  • Umair Soori (Cranfield University)
  • Anwar P.P. Abdul Majeed (Universiti Malaysia Pahang)
  • Fairul Azni Bin Jafar (Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka)
  • Maher Yahya Salloom (University of Baghdad)

Technical Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Shahril Nizam Mohamed Soid (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Prof. Basir Saibon (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Mohd Nizam bin Ahmad (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Ahmad Kamal bin Ismail (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Azurahisham bin Sah Pri (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Haris Fazilah bin Hassan (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • John Jabaraj a/l Devadason (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Mohamad Fadzli bin Haniff (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
  • Mohamad Sazali bin Said (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Muhammad Najib bin Abdul Hamid (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Sharmiwati binti Mohammed Sharif (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Mohd Rezal Mohamed (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Faiza Mohamed Nasir (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
  • Ratna Sary, S.T., M.T. (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Zulfan S.T., M.T. (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Teuku Ariessa Sukhairi, S.T., M.Sc (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Ikramullah, S.T. (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Ir. Mohd. Iqbal, M.T. (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Syifaul Huzni, ST., M.Sc (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Arhami, S.T., M.T. (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Ir. Iskandar, ST.M.Eng.Sc., IPM., ASEAN Eng (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • M. Nizar Machmud, S.T., M.Eng (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Irwansyah, ST. M.Eng (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • -Ing., Ir. Teuku Edisah Putra, S.T, M.Sc., Ph.D. IPM. (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Muhammad Rizal, S.T, M.Sc (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Ir. Akhyar, ST., MP., M.Eng., IPM., ASEAN Eng (Universitas Syiah Kuala )
  • Sarwo Edhy S, S.T, M.Eng (Universitas Syiah Kuala )



We are going everywhere, crossing states! From Kulim Hi-Tech – to Terengganu, back in Penang for another program with one of our friends in the industry. We are excited to announce our new program collaboration with Flextronics (M) Sdn Bhd in Bayan Lepas plant, Penang. After months of discussion, back and forth presenting modules for Flex’s management, finally! We are kicking off with our first group of participants for the Professional Certificate in Mechanical Engineering today in Flex Mechanical Plant.

The program is specifically targeted for the knowledge upgrading and upskilling of the operators in the production area within Flextronics. We have planned 6 modules, especially for them, whereby at the end of the day, they will be awarded the most sought-after technical skills to perform their tasks successfully and give back a competitive edge over others!

At ACE UniKL MSI, we have formulated the ideal solution for the everyday working person. With a combination of resourceful training solutions and classroom training, we ensure these participants from Flextronics get the utmost best experience and learning results.

Our structured training modules allow the participants to study the theoretical aspects of the subject matter in classrooms. And today, they did their practical session at our Welding Workshop in UniKL, Kulim HiTech.

Our highly trained lecturers and staff will be with you every step of the way, guiding you through our training and equipping you with the needed knowledge to apply at your workplace.

[5/8/2022] - Professional Cert in PLC

Tarikh: 5/12/2022

Our Professional Cert in PLC as certified by SMC is taking place on campus after Christmas next month! Come train with our SMC certified lecturers, and get yourselves a boost in knowledge and skills! Just scan the QR code and secure a seat with us. Only 10 participants per class. HRDC SBL Khas Claimable!

To secure your seats faster, just click this link, and we’ll get back to you, soonest!



Tarikh:13/7/2022 – 15/7/2022

Events after events. That’s what we do here in ACE. Another training session was conducted in CORETech GMC SDN. BHD. It’s about Integrated Management System and a total of 15 enthusiastic participants joined us this time.

An integrated management system (IMS) combines different management systems—such as quality, environmental, employee welfare, data security, energy, and asset management—into one that is all-inclusive, harmonized, and comprehensive.

ISO Training, where Quality & Enhancement towards an integrated system for all!


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