Last updateThu, 29 Oct 2020 8pm

Ghent Workgroup informs that the Universiti Teknologi MARA UiTM has joined as first Malaysian educational member

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) continues to work towards global outreach and standardization and has now welcomed the UiTM, the largest comprehensive university in Malaysia, as its newest educational member.

Ghent Workgroup is very proud to announce that thanks to its newest member Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), they have set foot in another APAC country which helps to promote their work in Southeast Asia.
As the largest comprehensive university in Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has expanded its visibility through collaborations with universities worldwide. Providing innovative education within reach at its 35 campuses and 26 faculties across Malaysia, UiTM offers over 500 academic programs.
Since its establishment in 1993, the Department of Printing Technology, Faculty of Art & Design, UiTM is Malaysia’s only degree and diploma-granting program for the printing industry. To lead a career in the rapidly growing printing industry, all areas of digital imaging, print production, and management embedded in their academic program. Due to technology's dynamic nature and the growing digitization trend, the program curriculum is continuously revised to reflect and lead this change. The technology courses include digital prepress, colour management, desktop publishing, digital and variable data printing, printing processes and finishing, Quality control, and cross-media. Additionally, management related courses such as production management, print estimating, and marketing provide a comprehensive theoretical grounding in printing technologies and valuable business skills. Equipped with printing equipment and software offers practical, experiential learning, which contributes significantly to the student's overall understanding of the real-world print environment.
Muhammad Yusuf B. Masod, professor and lecturer at UiTM says: “The reason why we became a member is to gain technical knowledge and benefits which allow us to keep up with technical advancement particularly in PDF/X standards and share it with the industry.”


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