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MYEULINK

Promoting Awareness and Raising Understanding of the European Union in Malaysia

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This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of UNIM (The University of Nottingham in Malaysia) and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.


MYEULINK MYEULINK is an exciting project based in Malaysia and funded by the European Union (EU) with support from the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). Since January 2010, MYEULINK has been raising awareness and understanding of the EU and its key policies among universities, government officials, decision-makers, the private sector, media, NGOs, and other interest groups in Malaysia. The project encourages cooperation, embedding of EU-centric modules in curricula, and policy dialogue in higher education and helps inform decision makers on a range of EU macro policy initiatives.

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H.E. Vincent Piket, EU Ambassador & Head of Delegation of the European Union to Malaysia and YB Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin, Malaysia Minister of Higher Education at the Official Launch of the MYEULINK project, March 2010.

MYEUHENET

Politics

NOTT

Economics

MAA

Business

MYEUHENET

MYEUHE

Media History MYEUCOP

Management Foreign Security

MAA

Migration

NOTT

Environment

MYEUHLS

MYEUHLSNET

Energy

EESN

Science Technology

MYEUHLSNET

MYEUCENTRE


HE Partner Responsibilities

NOTT/MAA

NOTT/MAA

LAW

POLITICS

MAA

ECONOMICS

UM

MAA

MAA

MAA

BUSINESS

MEDIA STUDIES

HISTORY

UPM

UMS

Producing Leaders Since 1905

NATIONAL EU KNOWLEDGE REPOSITORY (MYEUHE)

MYEUHENET

HLS Associates Responsibilities MAA, NOTT and European Excellence Support Network (EESN)

FOREIGN/ SECURITY POLICY

MIGRATION

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

ENVIRONMENT

ENERGY

In Association With

ISIS

IPPTN

NATIONAL EU SEMINAR REPOSITORY (MYEUHLS)

MYEUHLSNET

PETRONAS


MYEULINKFair 2012 – The EU Pavilion The MYEULINK Project was excited to have the opportunity to showcase European higher education alongside Malaysian institutions. The EU Pavilion consisted of 22 booths representing eight countries and over 25 universities from Germany, France, Ireland, Britain, Spain, Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic showcasing their courses and opportunities to study in the European Union.

Exhibitors: Germany

The United Kingdom

DAAD Information Centre, KL

Greater Munich Area - Network of Universities of Applied Sciences

The University of Nottingham

University Duisburg Essen

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

University of Southampton

University of East London

Georg-Simon-Ohm-Hochschule Nuremberg

France

Malaysia France University Centre

Ireland

Mod'Art International Education in Ireland

Dublin Institute of Technology

Toulouse Business School

Griffith College

MyStudy

Spain

Poland

Universidad.es

Romania

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Julia

IE University

Czech Republic

Masaryk University

Dundalk Institute of Technology

The Polish Embassy Higher Education in Poland

University of Łódź

Wrocław University of Economics

Łódź Academy of International Studies

Wrocław University of Technology

Poznan University of Technology


MYEULINK has a number of integrated objectives:Ireland 1. Provide a Higher Education (HE) supporting infrastructure (MYEUHE) through an on-line repository of materials, briefing documents and expertise (MYEUHENET). 2. Develop an alliance of Malaysian public and private sector organisations, agencies and individuals (MYEUHLS) through an on-line repository of materials, briefing documents and expertise (MYEUHLSNET). 3. Establish a sustainable Community of Practice for Malaysian/EU institutions (MYEUCOP) as a repository of expertise and best practice in key EU/Malaysia education and policy issues. 4. Use MYEUCOP and wider EU expertise to raise awareness and understanding of EU issues through dissemination and training courses across Malaysian public and private sectors. 5. Utilise MYEUCOP as a blueprint for an EU Centre in Malaysia (MYEUCentre) through a focussed and results-oriented dialogue between EU experts, academics and policy makers in Malaysia to define the European/Malaysian response at the policy and HEI levels.

MYEULINK Project team MYEULINK includes two EU and three Malaysian HE partner institutions and three Malaysian Associate organisations supported by a wide range of EU expertise drawn from the HE, public and private sectors. The project coordinator is The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) with responsibility for Project management, administration, reporting and finances. Project Coordinator

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

HE Partners

HLS Associates Asia-Europe Institute

Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)

The Leader in Research & Innovation

University of Malaya In Association With

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas)

Universiti Putra Malaysia National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN) Universiti Malaysia Sabah

EESN University of Maastricht, the Netherlands

The University of Nottingham, UK

European Excellence Support Network Provide a flexible and dynamic resource of specialist expertise across all thematic areas; drawn from the HE, private and public sectors, including the EU Commission.


MYEULINK Conference 2012 – “Transnational Education – Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century: Malaysian and European Perspectives” The MYEULINK Project, with the support of the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, hosted a two-day conference addressing key issues of transnational education. Prominent speakers from Malaysia and Europe entered into a dialogue on key issues surrounding the Bologna Process, student mobility and research funding and the implications for Malaysia moving forward.

Our speakers: Ybhg Prof. Dr. Morshidi Sirat, Deputy Director General Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education presented "Harmonising Higher Education Systems in Southeast Asia: Malaysia’s Perspective"

Prof Dr Chris Lorenz, VU University Amsterdam / Amsterdam University College, The Netherlands presented "On the Bologna Reforms and its consequences for academic professionalism – a view from the work floor"

Ybhg Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Vice Chancellor of Albukhary International University, Malaysia presented "MYEULINK HE Conference ‘Leadership and Transnational Education: Opportunities and Challenges"

Mr David Crowley, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom presented on "Scientific Research Funding from the EU: From Frameworks to Horizons"

Prof. Pavel Zgaga, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia presented "The Bologna Process in a Global Setting: Reconsidering 'Europe's standing in the world' today"

Mr Joachim Fronia, Head of Unit, Erasmus Mundus and External Cooperation Unit, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission presented “EU-Malaysian Cooperation in Higher Education: Present and Future”


MYEULINKFair 2013 – The EU Pavilion The Star Education Fair 14 and 15 December 2013, 11am – 7pm The MYEULINK project is returning to showcase European higher education at the upcoming education fair organised by The Star in December. The EU Pavilion will once again offer visitors the chance to learn more about education opportunities in the European Union; from universities, national agencies and funding bodies from the European Union. Information for EU Exhibitors Eligibility criteria for participants in the MYEULINK Fair: • Recognised HEI with their headquarters in the EU; • Providing HE courses leading to graduate and post-graduate (Masters and PhD) degrees; • Degrees must be accredited by the competent national authority in their own country; • Internationally oriented, i.e. offering international courses aimed at international students

MYEULINK Conference 2013 – “Graduate Employability and the Role of Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges” Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, December 2013 The MYEULINK project would like to build on last year’s conference success and is planning to invite both key European and Malaysian speakers to discuss the challenges surrounding graduate employability. The dialogue will address the concerns from the perspectives of both higher education institutions as well as from industry.

MYEUHLSNET


Contact details Professor Neville Wylie, Academic Coordinator

Olivia Draeger – Project Coordinator olivia.draeger@nottingham.edu.my

Sarina Chan – Web and Database enquiries sarina.chan@nottingham.edu.my

EU Malaysia Delegation - http://www.delmys.ec.europe.eu EuropeAid Cooperation Office - http://ec.europa.eu European Union - http://europa.eu

www.myeulink.org Contact MYEULINK Project The University Of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. t: +603 8924 8031 f: +603 8924 8019


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