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Malaysian trio awarded for top marks in South Australia

THE three top Malaysian students in South Australia (SA) received awards at the recent Merdeka gala dinner organised by the Australian Malaysia Business Council.

(From left) Lai, Chan, Sudha, Le, Suliana, Teh and Kweh at the gala dinner in Adelaide.

Pact to address skill set gaps in accounting and finance inked

THE University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants In England and Wales (ICAEW) to address key hiring trends and skill set gaps that employers have identified as critical in the near future.

Prof Lam and Protherough exchanging documents at the signing.

Tsun Jin High School marks double win

HELP University’s Faculty of Law and Government played host to over 200 participants from various secondary schools throughout the country for its annual Law Olympiad at Wisma HELP.

The faculty members played different roles in the mock trial to help students better understand the local legal system.

Aid for undergrads thanks to PIDM

TWENTY one Malaysians were recently awarded scholarships from Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM) to pursue their undergraduate studies locally.

The scholarship recipients with the PIDM board of directors and executive management committee.

Showcase of students’ talent

THE Taylor’s School of Communication, under the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, held its recent annual Student’s Talent Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Showcase and Awards 2018.

Star Media Group Family editor Ivy Soon presenting the award to Prasanna.

China keen to expand ties in Islamic studies

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and China want to expand cooperation in the field of education, especially in Islamic studies, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik (pic).

Incubating tech-based start-ups

NUS to spend S$25mil (RM76mil) over five years and use latest technologies to do so

At the smart cafe, robot baristas use facial recognition technology to serve regular customers coffee suited to their tastes. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

Special training courses to be held for teachers

THE Education Ministry plans to hold special training courses for teachers of special needs students at the kindergarten and nursery level to ensure that they are not left behind.

Minister meets new students

Dr Maszlee offers words of encouragement, advice at campus visits

Dr Mazlee (middle, standing in the first row) with staff and students at the UTHM campus.

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).