Education

Win Free UK Quality Education at UBA

Universal Business Academy (UBA), a prominent business school in Johor Bahru is offering globally accredited programmes from the United Kingdom by working together with London School of Marketing (LSM) to organise the ‘MY SCHOLARSHIP’ campaign. Sponsored by LSM, the campaign will give four lucky winners a scholarship opportunity to attend two prestigious professional courses by Anglia Ruskin University and University of Northampton, UK, valued at £4,950 each. The BA (Hons)

American Education Closer to Home

The Raffles American School (RAS) in Iskandar Puteri provides a quality private international education alternative for your children. Offering the holistic 21st century approach of the American Curriculum, it is a rigorous standard-based system that aims to educate a child to achieve set goals and outcomes. Being a part of the Raffles Education Group, RAS is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of the

Grassroots Cricket Tournament for Schools 3

The sports-based event was organised as part of PTP 2017 CSR programmes encouraging a healthy lifestyle among students to excel in both academics and co-curricular aspects. The four-day tournament was held at SMK Dato’ Usman Awang, Johor Bahru with participation of 270 players from 10 primary schools and 8 secondary schools around Gelang Patah and Johor Bahru. Marco Neelsen, Chief Executive Officer of PTP said, “PTP’s long association with the

Corporates Engage with the Community

UMLand J-Biotech Park (UJP) recently organised a Back To School programme to assist needy parents and students with school-related expenses. A coming together of UJP and Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEIWA), the initiative benefited some 100 needy students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Cahaya Baru, Pasir Gudang who received donations in the form of school essentials. JEIWA as UJP’s strategic partner in the programme also invited other companies such as

Have You Paid Your PTPTN Loans? 1

Established in 1997, the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) has provided financial aids to more than 2.4 million students from both public and private higher learning institutions, with a total amount of RM56.39 billion as of April 2016. The main goal of the fund is to provide financial education support to local students in their studies by partially paying or fully supporting their fees. Online reports pointed out that as

1Master English Graduation

As many as 200 participants from ten different companies from both retail and hospitality industries, completed the 1Master English Programme which saw a cheerful graduation at Hotel Sri Malaysia, recently. Tuan Haji Mohd Amin of PGI CIPTA (formerly from IRDA) emphasised the importance of mastering the language to have a better opportunity in the growing Johor industries. “The need for the language is there, with it you can gain confidence

UTM Receives RM1mil from Johor Port

Johor Port Berhad (Johor Port), a Member of MMC Group contributed RM1million to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) as part of its contribution to the university’s Endowment Fund. In 2013, Johor Port signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UTM for a RM5 million contribution that entails RM1 million worth of annual contribution to fund its Endowment Scholarship. To date, UTM has received RM3 million from JPB. The endowment contributions allow

Universal Business Academy Graduation Ceremony

Over 30 students of Universal Business Academy (UBA) were excited to have completed their studies and celebrated their achievement at their graduation ceremony at Holiday Villa Hotel JB, recently. Parents and families of the students flew from around the world to show their support. Olga Kutsenko, a representative from the London School of Marketing was also present for the event. Shirley Tan, the Director of UBA has been running the

Grassroots Soccer Competition for Students

Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), a member of MMC Group continues to engage with communities within its area and this time by organising a two day soccer tournament for primary school students of Gelang Patah. A total of 150 students aged from ten to twelve years old from 10 schools around the Gelang Patah area joined this soccer league which took place at SK Kompleks Sultan Abu Bakar, Gelang Patah.

Local Student Won Two Internationally Acclaimed Awards

Lawrence Koh Ben You, a second year BSc Quantity Surveying student at University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) recently bagged two internationally recognised awards for his outstanding achievement. Lawrence edged hundreds of entries from across the globe to win the USD1000 scholarship for the ‘Innovation in Visualisation’ General Category at the coveted Bentley Systems’ 2016 Bentley Institute Student Design Competition. He was also awarded with the UoR Chancellor’s Award, the university’s