SIRIM Surveillance Audit at Sungai Long Campus

SIRIM conducted the ISO 9001: 2015 Surveillance Audit at UTAR Sungai Long Campus on 29 and 30 January 2024. The delegation from SIRIM consisted of Audit Team Leader Pn Siti Rahmah binti Ahmad and Auditor Pn Nursheirie Sheiriena binti Mohammad Za'im.

Front row, from left: Prof Rajkumar, Ms Marchie Lim, Prof Thong, Prof Goi, Pn Siti Rahmah, Pn Nursheirie Sheiriena, Ms Loh Siaw Yien and Ms Loh Lee Mooi

Back row, from left: Dr Ong, Ms Tang, Ms Dhen, Ms Goh, Pn Najihah and En Muhammad Faris

Welcoming the delegates at the opening meeting were UTAR ISO Management Review Committee Members consisting of Vice President of Internationalisation and Academic Development Ir Prof Dr Goi Bok Min, Registrar Ms Loh Siaw Yien, MK FMHS Dean Prof Dr Thong Meow Keong, DFN Director Ms Loh Lee Mooi, Division of Human Resource (DHR) Director Ms Marchie Lim Pin Sim, Division of Academic Quality Assurance and Audit (DQAA) Dean Ir Prof Dr Rajkumar Durairaj, and Division of Strategy and Performance Measurement (DSPM) Director Prof Dr Zuraidah binti Abd Manaf.

Also present were MK FMHS Department of Pre-Clinical Sciences Head Assoc Prof Dr Ong Hooi Tin, DQAA Department of Internal Audit Head Ms Tang Woon Siew, DQAA Department of Internal Audit Assistant Managers En Muhammad Faris Ridhwan bin Zuhaimi and Pn Najihah binti Jaafar, MK FMHS Manager Ms Goh Siew Yoke and DFN Senior Assistant Manager Ms Dhen Siew Ping. They were accompanied by MK FMHS Deputy Dean for R&D and Postgraduate Programmes Prof Dr Alan Ong Han Kiat, MK FMHS Deputy Dean for Academic Development and Undergraduate Programmes Assoc Prof Dr Leong Pooi Pooi and MK FMHS Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Prof Dr Rosidah binti Ibrahim, as well as faculty staff, heads of departments and other staff who were present online.

UTAR and SIRIM at the opening meeting

Prof Goi welcoming SIRIM auditors to UTAR

Prof Rajkumar briefing on Quality Management System

Pn Siti Rahmah explaining the audit plan

The opening meeting began with a welcome remark by Prof Goi, who welcomed the auditors on behalf of UTAR. It was followed by the presentation of UTAR’s corporate video to give the auditors a quick introduction to UTAR as well as its development. Next, Prof Rajkumar was invited to give a brief about the changes made to the Quality Management System since the previous audit. Finally, Pn Siti Rahmah explained and carried out the audit plan.

Pn Siti Rahmah and Pn Nursheirie Sheiriena conducting the ISO 9001: 2015 Surveillance Audit

UTAR received the ISO9001:2015 certification from SIRIM on 7 May 2018 for the provision of medical and health sciences educational services for undergraduate levels and the provision of financial management services. As part of the requirement, a recertification audit is conducted by SIRIM every three years. In addition, a yearly surveillance audit is also conducted by SIRIM.

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. It is an agency under the purview of The Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality.

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