With students coming from different parts of the world, we hope to instill awareness among all of you in creating a better understanding among the people of the world. Welcome to the Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. As the Dean, I would like to take this opportunity to provide more details about this graduate school.
First, a brief history about this graduate school. It was the postgraduate unit of the UUM College of Arts and Sciences which was formed on 1st January 2008. The postgraduate unit was upgraded to become the Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences on 23rd September 2010. The main role of this graduate school is to nurture its students into emphatic and authentic leaders. It provides superior Master’s and PhD courses for the UUM College of Arts and Sciences.
Through World Class academic programs , rigorous research, high- impact publications, innovative consultations and solutions to multifaceted issues, this graduate school hopes to transform all of you into graduates who can be proud of yourselves in the near future. It is also our duty to provide ample and much needed knowledge and experience that you l can use upon graduating from this graduate school.
The programs offered by the Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are organized by five schools and two centres, namely the School of Computing, the School of Education & Modern Languages, the School of Multimedia Technology & Communication, the School of Quantitative Sciences, the School of Applied Psychology, Social Work & Policy, Centre of General Studies and the Language Centre. Each school or centre provides specialized programs to cater for the needs of the students. Our main objectives are to offer programs that place emphasis on creating holistic and balanced individuals , developing analytical and creative individuals, providing a conducive learning environment and helping students to inculcate good values in order to become better leaders.
Currently this graduate school has a population of 2005 students comprising of local Malaysian students as well as foreign students from a number of countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, Jordan, Libya, Nigeria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Yemen. With students coming from different parts of the world, we hope to instill awareness among you in creating a better understanding among the people of the world. At the same time this graduate school hopes to provide the necessary facilities and develop the ability within you to sustain a better and more conducive learning environment for our future generations.
To know more about the Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, please refer to the relevant section that follows. I hope to see you in this graduate school soon.