Education

Strengthening Academic and Industrial Practice

The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sutera Mall, paving the way to further strengthen the relevance of academic and research collaborations for industrial practice, and to allow UoRM real estate students the opportunity to have hands-on experience in real estate business. The MoU, is a collaboration between Tanah Sutera Development Sdn Bhd, a developer in Johor Bahru and jointly owned by Singapore’s Keppel

MIM Signs Industrial Partnership with Raffles and Reading University 1

Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (MIM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two esteemed educational bodies in Iskandar Puteri, namely the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) and Raffles University Iskandar (RUI), signifying a bold move between MIM and the two universities in enhancing the talent pool and readying graduates for the industry. The signing ceremony took place at Medini 6, Iskandar Puteri with Dr James Tee, Managing Director and

Over 3000 Visitors Flocked to ESKU 2018 4

More than 3000 visitors had a closer view of the academic programmes offered at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) during its Ekspo Selangkah ke UiTM (ESKU) 2018, an annual event of UiTM. This year, UiTM Cawangan Johor Kampus Pasir Gudang had successfully organised the event for the public and students last weekend at UTC Pasir Gudang. This event marks as one of the institution’s approaches in channeling information regarding the academic

Women Icons Malaysia Award to Dr. Shirley Tan Sie Ling 3

The Women Icons Summit is a thought leadership, networking and recognition platform that celebrates and honours the accomplishments and contributions of women who have excelled in different spheres of life. In this list of recognition, the CEO of Universal Business Academy (UBA), Dr. Shirley Tan Sie Ling was presented the Women Icons Malaysia award at a glittering ceremony hosted in Kuala Lumpur. Dr. Shirley was among a total of 19

University of Reading Malaysia Establishes Partnership withTaiwanese University 3

The University of Reading Malaysia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tamkang University, a private tertiary institution from Taiwan, paving the way for collaboration in scientific research and innovation in the area of construction and digital technology. The MoU was signed by the University of Reading Malaysia’s Provost and CEO, Professor Tony Downes and the Director of the Taiwan-Malaysia Construction Project Management and Digital Technology International Centre (DiTIC)

Elevating the Standard of English Language

Not long ago, Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah Binti Sultan Idris Shah, Permaisuri Johor, had called for concerted efforts to create opportunities for the young people to study the English Language as she believes serious and urgent intervention was needed because of the dramatic and drastic decline in the proficiency of both written and spoken English among younger Malaysians in general. Two years ago, the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched

RM120,000 Worth of Reading Materials to 24 Schools 2

Garrison Keillor once said “A book is a gift you can open again and again” and in this line, MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC), a premier utilities and infrastructure group had successfully contributed RM120,000 worth of reading materials to 24 schools nationwide through its MMC Smart Circle Programme. The MMC Smart Circle Programme was established with the objectives to empower students with knowledge and encourage good reading habits to increase their

PTP Kicks off CSR Campaign with Back-To-School Programme 2018 2

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Malaysia’s largest container port situated in the Gelang Patah area of Johor, kicked off its CSR programme targeted to schools in the area with a Back-To-School Programme. 170 underprivileged pupils from 12 primary and 4 secondary schools received gifts valued at RM100 each, comprising of a school bag containing all the stationeries that they require for school. Marco Neelsen, PTP’s Chief Executive Officer said

Benchmark and Best Practices 1

Universal Business Academy (UBA) has grown from strength to strength and has marked their 8th year by signing collaboration with Pencilar Academy to promote market adaptive graphic and design courses. The founder of Pencilar Academy, Ngu Hie Ling believes that the collaboration will be very fruitful. “We bring over 20 years of experience in the industry and we will help provide the best possible modules that will enable the students

Improving Digital Education in Malaysian Schools

Malaysia has taken another step towards expanding its digital economy, with the newly tabled 2018 budget containing a series of initiatives designed to promote growth in tech companies and ICT skills development. Included in the budget, submitted to Parliament was an RM250m ($59.1m) pledge to improve the digital education of Malaysian school students. The funding forms part of the long-term National Transformation 2050 plan, and is targeted at boosting embedded