Chancellor Biography



Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail was born on 30 December 1967. He is the only son of his Majesty Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Ibni Al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail and Majesty Tuanku Tengku Fauziah Binti Al-Marhum Tengku Abdul Rashid.


Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail began studying at the National Primary Schools Putra, Kangar from years 1974 until 1979. Then, He continued his studies at Schools Derma, Kangar from 1980 until 1982. In 1983, by following his father’s steps, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail and his grandfather , Al – Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail went to Penang Free School, Penang. Subsequently, in 1984, he traveled to Melbourne, Australia to continue his study by entering grade five and then a matriculation courses at Carey Grammar School, Kew until 1985. He subsequently offered a place at La Trobe University, Bundoora. Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail obtained a Bachelor in Economics (B.Ec.) in 1989. In 2002, he was recognized with the ‘ La Trobe Medal ‘, which is the highest title of honor for the University. He is the second recipient after the award after the President of the State Greece.


Tuanku Syed Putra Faizuddin Jamalullail’s was a Manager at Malaysia Airlines (MAS) began in 1990. At that time, he served as Management Trainee in the General Management Division. From 1992 to 1993, Faizuddin Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail served as Executive Director of Marketing and Sales (International) for the Australasian market of Europe, Middle East and India. He responsible for markets in Asia and Africa from 1994 to 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he became a Regional Manager for the countries of Spain, Portugal and North Africa, and settled in Madrid . In 1998, he was assigned as Area Manager for the countries of Switzerland , Austria and Central Europe until 2002. At that time he settled in Zurich, Switzerland.


Tuanku Syed Putra Faizuddin Jamalullail is a fan of football as a player, audience and supporters. He is also a patron of the Official Supporter Club of the Royal Manchester United FC in Malaysia. Until now, he still plays together with his social partners for Palace FC Perlis Football Team at night, he going to watch ‘Liga Super’ football matches that involving Perlis football teams. When he still schooling in Perlis, he had represented the state team in a football tournament that sponsored by ‘Schools Sports Council of Malaysia’ (MSSM).


In 1998, Official Birthday celebration of Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail, Tuanku Syed Putra Faizuddin Jamalullail awarded ‘Seri Paduka Mahkota Perlis ‘ (S.P.M.P) which is brought the title ‘Dato’ Seri’. On August 1, 2000, he was awarded the title of ” Her Royal Highness Raja Muda Perlis’. However, he only started to play his roles and his official functions as Raja Muda (crown prince) after the official declaration ceremony that held on October 12, 2000.


On 12 December 2001, Tuanku Syed Putra Faizuddin Jamalullail was appointed by his father as Regent of Perlis for five years when Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail appointed His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to-XII. On that date, he awarded the Degree Relatives Greatness Perlis (DK). His Majesty 12-years, ending his career with MAS on January 31, 2002, and brought back a lot of experience outside the State administration to be used and shared with the people of Perlis. His Majesty is now a part of being Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), also leading Regiment 504 Territorial Army (RAW) , based in Bukit Keteri, Perlis as Commander rank of Brigadier General, taking over from his father when he was the Raja Muda (crown prince).


In addition, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail also took over the trust held by his father for many decades as the President of the Islamic council and Malay Customs Perlis (MAIPs) and Putra Golf Club President Perlis. He also is the patron of La Trobe University Alumni Association of Malaysia (ALtum), Malaysia Chefs Association, Project Ken Barnes Football Soccer Skill Se-Malaysia, Perlis Padang Bowling Association, and the organization of Jemaah Dato’-dato’ Perlis.


About marriage, the Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail began to get acquainted with DYTM Raja Puan Muda while together at Melbourne. On 9 May 1994, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail has been married to his Royal Highness Tuanku Hajah Lalilatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil. Revenue sharing his life,their majesties had a princess named Honorable Sharifah Khatreena Nuraniah on 10 February 1995. Like her mother, Sharifah Khatreena was also fond of drawing, as well as skating and snow. On 4 March 2001, their Majesties again had a princess named Honorable Sharifah farah Adriana, born in Zoll, Keberg, Switzerland. Next on 12 April 2009, a very Noble loved Prince Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Areeb was born in the Royal Ward, Hospital Tuanku Fauziah (HTF) Kangar. Then, in the presence of the three children completing the happily life of his Royal Chancellor of KUIPs who loved by the entire staff of KUIPs and the State. Indeed, he was very dedicated and committed to expanding and developing education in this State.