RECTOR'S STRATEGIC TOUR TO KULLIYYAH OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (KICT)
Date : 21 July 2020
Reported by : Danial Yusof
Category : News
The IIUM Rector's Strategic Tour 2020 continues with the visit to Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology (KICT). According to Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, the Rector of IIUM, IIUM is now moving forward to be a global University after being recognized by the United Nation through its achievements.
During the visit, the Rector stressed on the 7 missions of IIUM which is known as the Triple IIICE. He commented that all Kulliyyah including KICT must be part of the mission in integrating the faith, knowledge, and good character. The kulliyyah is responsible in managing its initiatives in humanizing the education.
The Rector later highlighted the relation between recognition received and the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
"I am not for rankings because that is not the values that we advocate for the University. It is unethical and we should have not justify it"
"The recognition from United Nation is an example of things that we should have concern more. Why we should pay money for the ranking while we can attain recognition for free", he added.
Prof. Dr. Abdul Wahab Abdul Rahman, The Dean of KICT, said the KICT's vision and mission are significant with the University's vision and mission. He explained on how the community in the kulliyyah must think out of the box to move forward.
"The project of Cyber Sejahtera that we have been doing for years by visiting schools and institutions in sharing information about cyber security, cyber issues can now be accessed online" "The use of technology such as Webinar and other online platforms with the help of students, will surely benefit the related society and community", he added.***