JHEAA - Official Portal

JABATAN HAL EHWAL
AKADEMIK & ANTARABANGSA

The Department of Academic & International Afairs or Jabatan Hal Ehwal Akademik & Antarabangsa (JHEAA) is a department which is responsible for academic affairs and internationalization of the University. This covers all aspects of academic affairs including programs offered, academic staff and student development.

 Prior to its establishment in January 2006, this Department was a smaller entity known as the Office of the Deputy Rector (Academic) which was responsible for administration and governnance of academic affairs of the University College of Engineering & Technology or Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan & Teknologi Malaysia (KUKTEM). 

JHEAA is led bt the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International). Initially, this Department had 6 centres/ units/ divisions comprising:


1.    Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International)
2.    Academic Staff Development Centre (ASDC)
3.    Centre for Academic Services/ Pusat Perkhidmatan Akademik (PPA)
4.    Centre for Postgraduate Studies/ Pusat Pengajian Siswazah (PPS)
5.    International Unit/ Unit Antarabangsa (UA)
6.    Academic Quality Assurance Unit/ Unit Jaminan Kualiti Akademik (UJKA) 
 

In line with the development taking place at the University, in January 2009, this Department was restructured into three (3) centres. This restructuring was seen necessary for academic development of the University as well as to enhance the organization. These three (3) centres were:

  1. Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International)
  2. Centre for Academic Quality & Development (CAQADe)
  3. Centre for Academic Development & Services/ Pusat Pembangunan & Perkhidmatan Akademik (PPPA)

Each centre was headed by a Director/ Assistant Registrar with the help of several administrative personnel.  In January 2010, this Department underwent another restructuring for the purposes of enhancing academic development and competitiveness. The following two (2) centres formed the Department:

  1. Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International)
  2. Centre for Academic Innovation & Competitiveness (CAIC)

In 2012, another restructuring was made. One department was added to the organizational structure. This was made in line with the academic development taking place at Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Hence, since then the Department has three (3) centres as follows:

  1. Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International)
  2. Centre for Academic Innovation & Competitiveness (CAIC)
  3. German Academic Career Centre (GACC)