A milestone achievement in the alumni relations for The University of Manchester in the Southeast Asia region: on Saturday 12th May, the first official committee of The University of Manchester Alumni Association of Malaysia (U.M.A.A.M.) was formed. Nur Suzeebaayah Jalani, the President of the Official Committee of U.M.A.A.M. commented: “I am proud to be part of this momentous occasion for the alumni of The University of Manchester here in Malaysia. With nearly 6,000 alumni, Malaysia has the fourth largest population of Manchester graduates of any country in the world, including the United Kingdom. Let’s use this association as a springboard to move forward by making it active, dynamic and a true asset to each of us as members of the Alumni Association and to The University of Manchester.