Essay competition

THE Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Malaysian branch) is inviting all full-time students below 40 years of age, and enrolled in any programme at any university/college in Malaysia to enter the CIArb YMG Essay Competition 2014.

Participants need not be members of the CIArb.

This year’s essay title is Malaysia, The Future Hub of Arbitration in Asia.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners who will also get the chance to intern at leading Malaysian law firms.

The closing date for entries is Oct 15 at 5pm.

For more information, email

Improving work prospects

MORE than half of today’s fresh graduates are not offered a job despite their academic qualifications.

The Taylor’s University Dean’s Award Programme aims to enhance all aspects of a student’s ability with the purpose of improving the odds of securing employment after graduation.

As places are limited, be sure to submit your application before Oct 5.

For more informatiom, call Geraldine at 017 354 1803, visit or e-mail

Design challenge

DESIGN students can now put their creativity to the test with the O2 City Parkreation Design Challenge.

This competition calls for the submission of park designs that feature fixtures made from environmentally-friendly materials, including recycled items.

Teams comprising two to five people should submit designs based on five themes: metal, wood, water, light and earth.

Winning teams will receive cash prizes worth more than RM10,000 in total.

On top of that, the winning designs will be developed into actual park fixtures.

The O2 City Parkreation Design Challenge is currently open for registration.

For more information, email or call 016 472 6613.

BBGS reunion

BUKIT Bintang Girls’ School (BBGS) is celebrating its 121st anniversary.

The reunion dinner will be held on Oct 11 at the Taming Sari grand ballroom, Royale Chulan Hotel in Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur from 630pm.

The diamond table costs RM15,000, the emerald table RM10,000, the ruby table RM5,000 and the sapphire table RM2,500.

All proceeds from the dinner will go to the Elena Cooke Education Fund.

The fund provides scholarships or financial aid to underprivileged young people to help them pursue higher education after completing Form Five.

For more information, visit or e-mail

MUET results

THE results of the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for the July 2014 session were released on Thursday.

Students can collect their results from their respective schools or institutions.

Private candidates will receive theirs through the post.

Students can also log into the Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) website at to check on how they have fared.

Candidates who are dissatisfied with their results can appeal via the MEC website by Sept 15.

Those who want to register for the MUET March 2015 session can do so via the MEC website from Sept 25 to Nov 3.

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