An MOU between ARK and UMHRC was signed on 8th January 2020 with the aim to improve understanding between respective organisations and to establish mutually beneficial collaborations benefiting their students and the industry players. The scope of collaborations include;

(a) the development of Halal training modules that are industry-driven not limited to food manufacturers and food services but also for non-food producers such as education, hospitality, pharmaceutical, transportation, and retail.

(b) the collaboration to conduct training programmes  for both local and international market that are recognised by JAKIM

(c) to open opportunities for UM students to undergo internship with ARK companies and their clients or partners either in Malaysia or outside Malaysia