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Local university joins international Islamic conference

Azlan Othman

Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) in collaboration with Sultan Zainal Abidin University (UniSZA), Malaysia, Muhammadiyah University Ponorogo Indonesia, Muhammadiyah University Jakarta Indonesia and STISIPOL Raja Haji Indonesia held the virtual World Islamic Social Science Congress 2021 (WISSC 2021) on December 29-30, 2021.

The conference saw five key papers presented, including a presentation by professor at Faculty of Islamic Finance at UNISSA Dr Razali bin Mat on ‘Managing University-Life Stress Using Islamic Spiritual Mechanism Involvement: A Case of selected Muslim Students’ well-Being at UNISSA ‘.

The event also saw 60 papers discussed, with topics covering various disciplines including social sciences, education, information technology and language development. Out of the 60, 43 were presentations from UNISSA, with five named best papers and best presentations.

Assistant Rector of Academic at UNISSA Professor Madya Dr Siti Sara binti Haji Ahmad as UNISSA representative at the WISSC 2021 closing ceremony, expressed gratitude to UniSZA for inviting UNISSA to collaborate in organising the seminar.

She said the involvement of UNISSA academics and students in the seminar reflects UNISSA’s support for knowledge activities, while taking advantage of the memorandum of understanding signed on August 20, 2019.

Assistant Rector of Academic at UNISSA Professor Madya Dr Siti Sara binti Haji Ahmad. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN
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