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How it all began

THE nation’s first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman wanted an institution named in his honour.




The official launch of the Phase 1 Building Project by Tunku Abdul Rahman in February 1979. - pic courtesy of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Growing from strength to strength

IT was just like old times. Datuk Dr Thed Cor Yong, 56, and his band of “brothers and sisters” had arrived “home”, at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC), Kuala Lumpur.




 (From seventh right) Prof Lee, Liow, Dr Wee, Dr Ling and Ena show five fingers symbolising the five decades of TAR UC. 
— Photos by YAP CHEE HONG, SAMUEL ONG, LOW LAY PHON and LOW BOON TAT/The Star

Nurturing students to care for environment

STUDENTS from SMK Sungai Pusu took part in the Salcon Smart Water Programme (SSWP) in a fun and interactive way.

Transforming lives

MARY KAY’S tagline, “Enriching women’s lives” is very much the core of what the direct-selling cosmetics and skincare giant does.




Posing with the pupils are (holding the mock cheque, from left to right) Mary Kay marketing director (Malaysia and Singapore) Karen Ng, Cho and Khor at SJK(C) Chung Hwa Damansara, Petaling Jaya. - IZZRAFIQ ALIAS /The Star

Study trip to Taiwan

A GROUP of 24 students from INTI International University travelled to Hsinchu,Taiwan as part of a study trip recently.




One for the album as the INTI students mark their visit with an iconic shot of Taipei 101.

Food bank set up

THIRD year Faculty of Business and Accountancy student Umar Aiman Abd Manan has set up a food bank at Universiti Malaya.




Distributing food for needy students through the UM food bank.

Over three million take test

THE internationalisation of higher education and an increasingly mobile international workforce migration continues to drive demand for IELTS -- the world’s leading test of English for international migration and higher education. The number of IELTS tests grew to a record 3.5 million in 2018.

Scholarship for female applicant for part-time MBA

IN celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, Heriot-Watt University in partnership with the 30% Club Malaysia Chapter have their annual scholarship offer of RM58,050 for a successful female applicant to attend a two-year, part-time MBA programme at its Edinburgh Business School Malaysia campus.

Pact to strengthen cooperation

UNIVERSITI Utara Malaysia (UUM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Hull in the United Kingdom.




(From second left, standing) Prof Sudin, Dr Ismail, Mukhriz and Prof Cairul Iqbal witness the signing of the MoU between Prof Ahmad Bashawir (seated, right) and Barrow. - Bernama

Bringing creativity and fire

A YOUNG Andy Hickson was all ready to take to the stage after a successful week of shows.




Only eight weeks at the helm of the faculty, Prof Hickson (fourth left) who imposes high expectations onto himself, has already noticed a change among students as well as staff.

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