There were representatives from Brunei, China, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Canada and Mexico also submitted the Power of Attorney. One of the significant decisions was to approve the establishment of sub-National Secretariats in eligible UMAP countries/territories, which will enable UMAP to expand its network and activate programs.
After the productive meeting, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) hosted Board Members to dinner and and a tour of Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
Proposal collections for the UMAP Research Net (URN) 2018 has just started.
With URN, UMAP aims to promote academic mobility and collaboration, and to promote effective interaction and exchange among scholars, researchers, and educators across cultures. A research funding of up to 5,000 USD will be provided to selected works.
Deadline for proposal submission is June 4, 2018.
For more information, please read the attached file below:
Application form and sample past research papers can be found in the UMAP Programs page.
We look forward to receiving your brilliant ideas!
The final project reports for the UMAP Research Net 2016 has been uploaded on the UMAP Website.
Please refer to the following link below for the details of the researches:
On March 27-28, UMAP participated in the APAIE 2018 Conference at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Three sessions were held by UMAP members on the following topics:
*Presentation files are available from the links below
The UMAP sessions at the conference were a tremendous success with a total of 130 attendees present.
On March 26, 2018, representatives from USA (New York and Hawaii), Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan and UMAP IS met at the 2nd Task Force Meeting for “UMAP’s Organizational Development” at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. During the meeting, the representatives discussed the possible revision of the UMAP membership fee structure and diversification of revenue sources. The meeting results will be submitted at the UMAP Board Meeting in April in Malaysia. In the beginning of the Task Force meeting, Dr. Randall Martin, Executive Director of British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE), which recently joined UMAP as National Secretariat of Canada, delivered a speech expressing Canada’s intention to join UMAP and outlined their strategies to utilize the UMAP network. In addition, Dr. George Sipos, Senior International Officer at SUNY College at Brockport, delivered his address about future collaboration between the SUNY system and the UMAP network.
Task Force members expressed delight that the UMAP network is significantly expanding this year.