KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES
IIUM.FM was founded on April 19, 2010 and officially launched on May 26, 2010 to inform campus community, the public, and IIUM alumni around the world about the university’s activities and programs. It operates from the Human Sciences (HS) building of the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS) under the Department of Communication. This department has a well equipped audio lab which is meant for teaching radio production under the Electronic Media specialization.
IIUM.FM uses live stream to broadcast channel in the Internet in its attempt to reach IIUM community that consists of academic staff, administrative staff, support staff, and IIUM students, who are housed in the university’s campuses. All IIUM community members are encouraged to tune-in to their campus radio. Additionally, IIUM.FM targets IIUM‟s alumni in various countries around the world and the public at large to share the latest update of the university’s activities and programs. The radio is run by IIUM students who work daily to prepare and present news, public services announcements, station playlist, talk shows, and calls to daily prayers (Azan). IIUM.FM uses English as the medium of communication to broadcast 24-hour daily programs with live broadcasting from 9.00 A.M to 9.00 P.M during weekdays and the rest of the hours are on automated system. IIUM.FM is an Internet-only radio that uses live stream to air its programs.