An annual monitoring visit to Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), one of AUN/SEED-Net’s Host Institutions (HIs), was organized on December 12, 2019. This annual visit has always been a great opportunity for us to catch up with our current scholars and their advisors. This year, AUN/SEED-Net is glad to learn that, despite any challenges that may have arisen, USM students were able to manage to make impressive progress in their study and research during the past year.