MISDEV15.2 (ISDEV Postgraduate by Mixed-Mode - batch 2015/2016 February Intake) students had successfully organised an academic trip to three re-knowned Islamic-based Development Institutions in Malaysia. They are the Institute for Strategic Studies Islam Malaysia (IKSIM), Universiti Islam Malaysia (UIM) as well as Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). 38 delegates from the Centre for Islamic Development Management Studies (ISDEV) consisting of ISDEV Director, Professor Dr. Muhammad Syukri Salleh, ISDEV lecturers as well as RISDEV (ISDEV Postgraduates by research) students joined in this trip that began on 24 April and ended on 26 April 2016. This trip also was part of the fulfilment of the coursework for SIW505-Epistemology and Islamic Tasawwur.
|A session that involves the soul and mind - tazkirah (short spiritual reminder) after the congregational subh prayer|
as a prelude to the day's activities.
The delegates departed from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) on the morning of the 24th and arrived at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) at 5.00 pm. Upon arrival, they were given the accommodation and all of them took the chance to relax and freshen up before continuing with the next day's activities.
|Listening to the welcoming speech by IKSIM representative.|
|Group photo of ISDEV delegates at UIM's Library.|
|ISDEV lecturers with FKP's lecturers at USIM.|
The delegates left USIM to return to USM at 5.00 pm. All of them confessed to having had a good time throughout the trip as they had gained valuable experience and countless benefits that they could hold onto to help them through their life as a postgraduate student.