IN THE first of its kind, Systematic College Petaling Jaya in collaboration with SS2 Cares Working Committee hosted its Health Awareness Week from April 19 to 24.
The event featured a blood donation drive, free eye tests, public talks on skin care, woman and cancer, environmental pollution and health and how organic is organic.
Damansara Utama state assemblyman Lim Choon Kin launched the event. Also present was Systematic College Head of Academic Studies, Stanley Yeow.
''As education providers, our roles go beyond just ensuring our students excel academically. We certainly hope to see them enjoy long, happy and healthy lives.
''An event such as this cannot be viewed lightly and the opportunity to be educated and made aware of pertinent health issues during this week should not be missed,'' he said.
Meanwhile, the Safira Country Club in Seberang Jaya was the scene of rejoicing when Prime College Bukit Mertajam organised its graduation and dinner recently.
Guests were welcomed by Prime Bukit Mertajam's chief executive Dr Yusri Yusoff, staff and student representatives.
Dr Yusri and Abdul Rahman later awarded Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) certificates to 50 graduates who completed the Computer Systems Technician course under the Human Resources Ministry's MLVK Vocational Training programme.
At another function, a certificate presentation ceremony was held at Prime Training and Development Centre in Alor Star for 54 students who received their SKM recently.
The students joined more than 500 other aspirants who had finished courses in either Computer System Assistant Technician or Computer System Technician at Prime, an approved accredited training centre in Kedah.
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