TO create awareness among
students on the contribution of engineering and technology towards an inclusive and prosperous community, the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) are organising the first IEM-TAR UC 1-Minute Engineering and Technology Video Competition.
With the theme Empowering Communities through Engineering, this competition aims to create students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related studies through tech-savvy and innovative approaches.
This event is one of the many initiatives of IEM and TAR UC in promoting awareness among the younger generation on the importance of engineering and technology-related skills and knowledge in this digital era.
Engineers bridge the gap between society and scientific knowledge by designing and creating new things for the sustainable living of human being. Through their innovations and problem-solving skills, they contribute to the nation’s technological advancement.
This subsequently facilitates the growth of our economy. Today, engineering and technology play an even more essential role as our government is progressively moving towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The adoption of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, autonomous robots and the Internet greatly impacts our industries.
The competition is free and open to all secondary school students in Malaysia.
The video competition is divided into upper secondary and lower secondary categories.
Students interested to take part can register as a team of three or four.
Each team is expected to shoot a one-minute video with the content relevant to engineering and technology using either the Malay or English language or a combination of both. For students who are not well-versed in video shooting, a free video shooting and editing workshop will be held on July 26 at the TAR UC Kuala Lumpur Main Campus in Setapak. It will guide and prepare the participants with basic shooting and video editing skills.
Registration to the workshop is on a first-come-first-served basis due to limited spots available.
The top three videos from each category will be selected as the winners. The winning teams will receive cash prizes of up to RM2,000 and TAR UC scholarships of up to RM10,000.
Besides this, cash prizes of RM200 each will be given to participants whose videos have the most likes on Instagram and Facebook, and the most thumbs-up on YouTube.
The winners will be invited to attend a prize-giving ceremony at TAR UC on Aug 27, where the winners’ videos will be shown during the ceremony.
The competition is open for registration until July 31. The video is to be submitted by Aug 19.
For more information, e-mail EATVideoCom@gmail.com, or click https://bit.ly/2IfF9pF for the registration form.
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