Sandhya Menon

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21 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Safe locations identified for exams during floods

SERI KEMBANGAN: Safe locations have been identified by the Education Ministry to ensure students sitting for examinations during the monsoon season will not be affected.

How did it go?: Teo speaking to a pupil at SJKC Balakong on the first day of the UPSR exam in Seri Kembangan.
21 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Teens and students happy with ‘freedom’ to vote

PETALING JAYA: It’s mostly “ayes” from Malaysian teenagers and students to a Cabinet decision to lower the voting age from 21 to 18.

16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Having the time of their lives

International students who can’t get enough of everything Malaysian, especially ‘nasi lemak’, share their best memories celebrating National Day and Malaysia Day in their home away from home

(Left and right, second row) Khamis and Hamza Muhammad together with Malaysian friends James Chai and Teresa John Dines (right).
9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Moving in and starting a new chapter

Thousands moved into the residential halls of the 20 public universities last weekend and started as undergraduates in various degree programmes.

It only takes three to five minutes for these students to sign in as UPM has introduced an e-registration process.
9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Going ‘old school’ for unity

ONE school decided to prepare traditional dishes during its National Day celebration to foster unity among its students.

(Second and third from right) Alimuddin and Abd Samad stirring a large pot of ‘dodol’ while the school’s teachers look on.
1 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Pharmacy programme axed

PETALING JAYA: The Bachelor of Pharmacy programme at Universiti Malaya (UM) will be removed from the list of accredited undergraduate pharmacy programmes in Malaysia.

26 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘App-solutely’ fine on campus

NEW students who register in person at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) for the 2018/2019 academic intake on Sept 2, no longer need to worry about getting lost on campus.

Prof Noor Azlan (right) taking a wefie with students after launching the MESRAUKM app at the varsity’s campus.
19 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Emotional Ho grateful for scholarship

KUALA LUMPUR: Emotions of relief and happiness flooded student Ho Yi Ming when he received the TAR UC-Tarcian Alumni Associa­tion (TAA) Scholarship.

One for the album: Scholarship recipients (foreground, from left) Kong Su Yinh and Lee together with (back row, from left) Pak Hor Yan, Ho, Chang Xiu Yue and Toh Jean Dee posing with their mock cheques after the presentation ceremony at TAR UC’s main campus in Kuala Lumpur.
13 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Big step with small satellites

SHAH ALAM: Malaysia has created another milestone with the deployment of its first nanosatellite in space.

Tiny space traveller: Muhammad Hasif (right) shows a prototype of the UiTMSAT-1 to Dr Siti Hamisah after watching the launching of the nanosatellite at UiTM, Shah Alam.
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12 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Choosing suitable pathways

The Star Education Fair is a platform for institutions to share information.

Management & Science University engagement and enrolment academic counsellor Rosmihaiza Ibrahim tells a group of Form Five students from SM Sains Kuala Selangor about courses available at the university.