Dean Thompson: As an Education Hub, Johor has Shown Tremendous Innovation 1

The state had recently played host to diplomats from the United States Embassy in Kuala Lumpur who had travelled here to meet with the U.S. companies and discuss the region’s economy and engage with the local education leaders and students on the inaugural visit of Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson. Having recently arrived in Malaysia, Thompson visited the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Clinical

Pro Bono Workshops by Henley Business School Malaysia

Henley Business School Malaysia has announced it will be offering free business skills workshops to unemployed or underprivileged school leavers and young adults from January 2018. The workshops will be delivered pro bono by members of Henley Business School’s recently established Centre for Global Business Enterprise and Cloud Analytics, at its campus in EduCity in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, which is part of the University of Reading Malaysia. The Head of

MMC Corporation Berhad and Department of Polytechnic Education Signs Certificate of Collaboration 3

Leading utilities and infrastructure group MMC Corporation Berhad inked a Certificate of Collaboration with the Department of Polytechnic Education at MMC’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas here in Johor Bahru. Witnessing the signing ceremony was the Minister of Higher Education, Dato’ Sri Idris Jusoh while Dato’ Sri Che Khalib as Group Managing Director signed for MMC and Professor Dato’ Dr Mohd Ismail bin Abdul Aziz as Director General of Polytechnic and

Development of Maritime and Logistics Studies 1

Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) has sealed an agreement with University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) for the development of maritime and logistics studies through training of its students and platform sharing for research and development in maritime technology and port management. The Memorandum of Agreement was signed by officials from both PTP and UMT for an industry-academia collaboration and training and development partnership during the 2017 UMT Business Partners Appreciation Ceremony

YB Prof Madya Dr Abdullah Sani: ‘Disability Is Never A Reason To Stop Us From Moving Forward’ 3

The worst thing in the world is not to be born blind but to be born with sight, yet with no vision”. Helen Kellen depicted the truth that it’s important to have the right attitude in fighting against disabilities. An inaugural 3-day event titled ‘Students and Disabled Students Development Conference 2017’ (SDADIC’17)   brought   together   200   participants   from   10   Malaysia   public universities, with 54 disabled students included. The event was organised

University of Reading Malaysia Forms Partnership with AEON

The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM)and AEON CO. (M) BHD. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in advancing the education of pharmacy students and enhancing the knowledge of pharmacists in the industry. The MOU was signed by the UoRM Provost, Professor Tony Downes and AEON’s Pharmacist Manager, Elisha Teh, during a ceremony held at the University’s campus in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri. The event was witnessed by other

Care United, Yayasan Pasir Gudang and MPPG Join Hands for Children’s Science Carnival 2

500 underprivileged children from orphanages and homes across Johor attended the first ever ‘Karnival Sains Kanak-Kanak 2017’ (Children’s Science Fair) organised by Care United Johor Bahru (Care United) together with Yayasan Pasir Gudang and Majlis Perbandaran Pasir Gudang (MPPG). The Science Fair was brought by the Association of Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI) Malaysia. Gracing the event was Norita Binti Ahmad, Ahli Lembaga Pemegang Amanah Yayasan Pasir Gudang representing Menteri

Increased Community Interest and Participation in Low Carbon Society 2

The Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge (IMELC) 2017 had attracted participation from 346 schools involving a record of 34,000 students around the region in its bid to educate and encourage the students and their families towards a low carbon lifestyle by saving water and electricity as well as managing waste wisely. “The number of participating schools in this year’s edition of IMELC had increased by fifteen- fold compared to its first

109 Children Benefited from a Good Cause 3

Although the school holidays just began, it is always wise to prepare early for the next academic year and in line with this, 109 needy children have been identified to receive school backpacks, stationery and school shoes voucher from Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd (SAP) and Kindness Johor during a CSR event held at the Galleria Seri Alam. MPPG Councillor YBhg. Dato’ Haji A.Rahim Bin A.Latif was also present to

A Mid-point for Middle Leaders 1

The Johor Trust School Middle Leaders (MidLED) Conference 2017 at M Suites Hotel, Johor Bahru had gathered 130 school principals, senior assistants and outstanding teachers or middle leaders from 18 trust schools in Johor Bahru, Pontian, Kulai and Kota Tinggi. The two-day conference was organised by Sekolah Menengah Pasir Gudang 3 in collaboration with Johor Education Department (JPN), Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah (PPD) and LeapED with M Suites Hotel as the