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Educity Johor Rugby Carnival – Iskandar 7’s Comes to a Winning Close

The EduCity Johor Rugby Carnival 2017 came to a close at the EduCity Sports Complex at Iskandar Puteri, after two days of intense matches between 48 teams from all over the country. Vying for three inaugural cups, namely the Iskandar Cup, EduCity Cup and the Iskandar Puteri Cup, the teams displayed the best of Malaysian youth talents in rugby, competing in the U-11, U-14 and U-16 categories. The carnival was

ISKARNIVAL 2017 – Double Carnivals Celebrate Iskandar Puteri’s New City Status

Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), UEM Sunrise Berhad (UEM Sunrise) and Khazanah Nasional Berhad (KNB) will jointly organise ISKARNIVAL 2017 for the sixth time. The event will celebrate Iskandar Puteri’s newly-acquired city status which will take place on 22nd November 2017. Iskarnival Kool will be held from 25th to 26th November 2017 at Puteri Harbour while Iskarnival Aktif will be held from 2nd to 3rd December 2017 at EduCity Sports Complex.

Henley Business School Malaysia Launches Centre for Global Business Enterprise and Cloud Analytics

The Henley Business School Malaysia (HBS), which is part of the University of Reading, has launched the Centre at its campus in EduCity in Iskandar Puteri, with the aim of simplifying the ways big data is used, understood and analysed to solve business problems. The Centre is led by the Head of Henley Business School Malaysia and Professor of Business Enterprise & Analytics, Teck Yong Eng, who serves as the

The Stage is Set

The Livescape Group is all geared up to collaborate with Beatnation, with the support of Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), to present the highly anticipated Dota 2 tournament, The Major League, Championed by Celcom (TML) from 20th October to 22nd October 2017. The League will be held at EduCity Indoor Arena, Iskandar Puteri, and is the first initiative by IIB to establish Iskandar Puteri as the Esports hub of Southeast Asia.

Fortune Global 500 Companies Look to Emerging Economies for Growth

The most recent of these moves took place in May 2017, when Malaysia’s Al Bukhary International University and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University signed an agreement to work on a collaborative education programme. Set to begin in September 2017, the arrangement will see greater academic cooperation between the two countries, with the goal of fostering cultural as well as educational links. This followed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) undertaken between Malaysia

First Cohort of UoRM Graduated 1

Mortarboards flew in the air as the first cohort of 20 students from University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) graduated at its campus in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri. The inaugural graduation ceremony saw the cohorts who began their undergraduate programme in Finance and Business Management at Henley Business School Malaysia and 9 Malaysian students completing postgraduate degrees at the University of Reading in United Kingdom. Ooi Dai Jing was presented with EduCity

Plight of the Minority: ‘Jagat’ 1

Follow Appoi’s coming of age journey as he learns lessons of life in the critically acclaimed, award-winning Malaysian made Tamil socio-drama film, ‘Jagat’. Loosely translated; ‘Jagat’ in Tamil street slang means bad, and director Shanjhey Kumar Perumal captured the essence of real world atrocity including gangsterism, drugs, and oppressions clearly throughout the film. Set in the early 1990’s, the story revolves around the plight of Malaysian Indians, as portrayed by

Students Raise Funds to Aid Nursing Home

The inaugural student-led Iftar celebration at the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) recently, managed to raise more than RM3,000 in contributions. Held at the UoRM campus in EduCity, the event was attended by around 250 guests including staffs and students from MDIS, Raffles University and Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology (NMIT). All the proceeds from the sale of tickets to the event and donations went to the Pusat Jagaan Impian

Great Accessibility at Melia Residences Phase Three

Relish lakeside living at its best at Melia Residences, Iskandar Puteri. Located in the heart of Gerbang Nusajaya, the gateway to Iskandar Malaysia, it boasts a serene environment, great accessibility with gated and guarded security. Following the encouraging response for phase one and two, UEM Sunrise, the master developer of Iskandar Puteri recently launched the third phase of Melia Residences at Mall of Medini. Featuring low density living at eight

RM143,000 Worth of Prizes at Iskandar Puteri Night Marathon

The inaugural Iskandar Puteri Night Marathon 2017 (IPNM 2017) attracted more than 7500 local and international participants to the state administration capital. The event was held to promote Iskandar Puteri and Johor internationally. Divided into four categories; 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km for both men and women, the race offered cash prizes and trophies worth RM53,000 to top ten finishers for each classes. Participants also stood a chance to win