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University-Community Cross-Border Engagement Towards a Stronger ASEAN

  • Harshita Aini HaroonEmail author
  • Mohamad Zaki Abdul Halim
  • Zuhairah Idrus
  • Sareepa Jearwea
  • Suhaidah Saad
Conference paper

Abstract

The implementation of university-community engagement projects is neither novel nor is it in the mainstream in many universities in Malaysia. This paper describes a university-community cross-border engagement programme involving a Malaysian university and a community in Thailand. The challenges the team faced and lessons learnt from a series of four project phases are detailed. The chapter concludes with some recommendations for future cross-border civic engagement projects to ensure that they can work as intended and may contribute towards a stronger ASEAN.

Keywords

University-community engagement Universiti Malaysia Perlis Cross-border civic engagement ASEAN 

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Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harshita Aini Haroon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamad Zaki Abdul Halim
    • 1
  • Zuhairah Idrus
    • 1
  • Sareepa Jearwea
    • 1
  • Suhaidah Saad
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for International LanguagesUniversiti Malaysia PerlisKangarMalaysia

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