Education

Motivating Students to Personal Excellence 3

Some 50 at-risk students attended a motivational talk organised by SMK Taman Selesa Jaya in collaboration with the Johor Bahru District Education Office or Pejabat Pelajaran Daerah Johor Baru (PPD JB). While most public secondary schools are dealing with absenteeism among a host of problems with their students, records indicate a drastic increase of such cases in the last two decades. In view of this, a ‘Motivation for Personal Excellence’

Alumni of SSI Johor Bahru Celebrates Golden Moments 11

100 alumni from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sultan Ismail (SSI) Johor Bahru gathered at a reunion dinner recently at Mutiara Johor Bahru hotel. Organised by the committee members of SSI Alumni (session 2018-2019), the long-awaited event saw many long-lost friends reunited for the first time. Strangers no more, alumni from multiple batches mingled with their fellow teenage friends and started new friendships. “The main objective of the movement is to gather

Gearing Towards a Higher Income State 2

Iskandar Reginal Development Authority (IRDA) and Crescendo International College (CIC) had signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) under the Iskandar Malaysia Professional Certification (IMPC) programme as a step to produce more accounting professionals through CIC’s Future Accounting Professional (FAP) programme. Vice President of IRDA’s Business Ecosystem Prakash Nagarajan, said professionals from Kuala Lumpur are leading the charge for Iskandar Malaysia, adding that the mass movement towards the region is largely

Joint Effort to Empower Women, Family and the Community 2

The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department for Women’s Development, a department under the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (MWFCD). The MoU signing was held at Pinewood Studios, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, concurrently with the Minister of Women, Family and Community Development’s Dialogue Session. The MoU was signed by UoRM’s Provost and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Tony Downes and the Director

MMC-Polytechnic Education Centre Launched at Polytechnic Ibrahim Sultan 4

The MMC-Polytechnic Education Centre was officially launched by Dato Seri Idris Jusoh, the Minister for Higher Education at the Polytechnic Ibrahim Sultan. The Centre was first announced at a Certificate of Collaboration Signing Ceremony between MMC and the Ministry of Higher Education held at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) on 11th December last year. The collaboration with MMC is part of a game plan by the Ministry of Higher

English Educators Unite to Increase Mastery of the Language 1

Johor Department of Education’s Academic Management Sector, Sallina Hussain, said the Johor English Conference was among the platforms for teachers as well as academics to practice English language instruction, thereby enriching knowledge through knowledge sharing. She said the programme in the region which brought together over 420 participants, coincided with the theme of Empowering Teaching and Learning English in line with Current Change. “We are already in the digital world

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