Visit of Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang

Visit of Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang

On Wednesday, 31st May 2023, Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang, the President of Alumni Indonesia Higher Education, visited Universiti Muhammadiyah Malaysia (UMAM). As the main initiator of the formation of UMAM and someone who actively assisted in the formation process, this visit held great significance for him. He was filled with happiness to see that UMAM was now ready to receive students and contribute to the education world. During his visit, he took the opportunity to express his feelings and offer his continued support to the Rector of UMAM, Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Waluyo Adi Siswanto.


Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang conveyed his joy to Dr. Waluyo Adi Siswanto, expressing his delight in seeing the progress made by UMAM since its inception. He commended the efforts of the university in establishing a strong foundation and ensuring that it was well-prepared to provide quality education to its students. He expressed his confidence that UMAM would play a vital role in shaping the future of its students and contribute significantly to the field of education.

Furthermore, Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang assured Dr. Waluyo Adi Siswanto of his unwavering support for UMAM. He pledged to continue assisting the university in its endeavors to excel academically, foster research and innovation, and cultivate a vibrant learning environment. His commitment to the success of UMAM and his belief in its potential to make a positive impact on the education landscape were evident in his words of encouragement.

Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang also emphasized the importance of collaboration and networking. He urged Dr. Waluyo Adi Siswanto and the entire UMAM community to establish partnerships with other higher education institutions, both locally and internationally. He emphasized that such collaborations would enable UMAM to expand its horizons, promote knowledge exchange, and create opportunities for students and faculty members to engage in meaningful academic and research endeavors.

As Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang concluded his visit, he expressed his gratitude and admiration for the progress made by UMAM. He reiterated his commitment to supporting the university’s mission and expressed his confidence that UMAM would achieve remarkable milestones in the years to come.

Dato’ Dr Hj Abd Latiff Awang’s visit and his words of encouragement provided a significant boost to the UMAM community. His unwavering support and belief in the university’s potential will undoubtedly inspire the faculty, staff, and students to strive for excellence and contribute meaningfully to the field of education. Universiti Muhammadiyah Malaysia is fortunate to have such a distinguished figure championing its cause and guiding its path towards success.