Moving out of the ivory tower as an outstanding graduate of UPM does not mean that your relationship with the UPM community has ended. Former UPM graduates are welcome to join the UPM Alumni Association, which is specially set up to strengthen the bonds of fellowship and beneficial networks of various expertise. In fact, many of UPM Alumni members have been appointed as ambassadors for their great contribution in their respective fields, leaving a huge impact on the society and the nation - as well as bringing the name of the university internationally.
Since 1971, UPM Alumni has reached over 145,000 members - not only from Malaysia but from across the globe covering Australia, Iran, France, Myanmar and Saudi Arabia. Armed with aspirations to strengthen the reputation of formerly respected university communities, UPM Alumni has now successfully shared great ideas and voiced critical views for dynamic university development in realizing its vision and mission.
For those who are interested to know the details of the UPM Alumni Association, please visit the Official Website of the Alumni Center and the Alumni Association at any time.
UPM is offering full time programmes to qualified candidates with STPM holder/equivalent, Matriculation/Foundation, Diploma holder/equivalent qualifications as UPM's Bachelor Degree entry requirement. In the meantime, SPM holder/equivalent qualification will be offered to Diploma programmes and Foundation for Agriculture Sciences.
UPM offers more than 400 field of studies as an effort to transform Malaysia into a higher education excellence hub at the regional and international level. UPM always strives to produce well-balanced students from the aspects of academics and ethics. UPM at this time possesses the highest percentage of academic staff with PhD holders compared to other public institutions in Malaysia.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) gives priority to the students essentials and their well-being especially among current students who are studying in UPM. Hence, UPM ensures that it provides an array of technology equipment and facilities in order to guarantee that the students welfare is well taken care of.
In line with that, various programs and non-academic related activities are carried out so as to provide a conducive environment where students can appreciate quality leisure times and subsequently creating balance between academic achievement, soft skills and sustainable living.
Information that can guide you as a UPM current student
As of February 2013, UPM workforce is made up of 6,555 committed individuals in respective fields. Out of that, over 1,750 staff are academic officers and they include the Adjunct Lectures, Visiting Professors, Special Lecturers and Consultants.
Non-academic staff amount to 888 under the Management and Professional services, and 3,498 under the Support services.
The Welfare and Recreation Club, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (KKRFPSK)
Activities conducted by the club include sports, social and welfare activities, entrepreneurship and spirituality activities. Among them are charity sales programs, Iftar Ramadhan, preparation of bubur lambuk, Faculty's Day Celebration, Family Day and many other interesting activities. The Welfare and Recreation Club, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (KKRFPSK) was established in 2005.