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Six get full medical scholarships

FULL medical scholarships worth almost RM3.8mil have been presented to five Malaysians and one international student to pursue globally recognised National University of Ireland medical degrees at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) or University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin and RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) (formerly Penang Medical College) in Penang.

One for the album as (from left) Prof Doughty, Kuan, Chan and Prof Whitford pose for a photo after the presentation ceremony.

Pact signed to develop entrepreneurs

SUNWAY University has signed a partnership agreement with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) of University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) at its campus in Silicon Valley.

(From left) Dr Lau, van Leeuwen, Giesecke, Lee and Dr Sidhu point to a Sunway University plaque.

Plan ahead to enjoy your retirement

IMAGINE this. You’ve worked your whole life and finally reach the retirement age of 60 only to discover the savings you’ve amassed since entering the workforce is not sufficient to sustain the lifestyle you’ve grown accustomed to.

Husaini (second from right) and Prof Chuah (second from left) posing with the signed MoUs with witnesses Prof Ewe (left), Lim and special guest, Securities Commission Malaysia general manager (markets and products) Azryta Abdul Aziz (middle).

Among the best in class

FOR the third consecutive year, students who began their studies at the University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM) have attended graduation ceremonies to receive their degrees and celebrate their success. The group of MEng graduates were awarded degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

This year’s group achieved exceptional results.

Upgrading training skills

SWINBURNE University of Technology Sarawak Campus recently conducted the inaugural Building Information Modelling (BIM) Concept and Theory training module at the Swinburne Sarawak myBIM satellite centre located at the Kuching campus.

A group of the facilitators and participants at the recent training.

Creative interpretation of black dresses

“One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a little black dress.” These are the famous words by fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld. He was referring to what is considered as the Ford of fashion, the little black dress.

Students are asked to design a little black dress with their own theme.

Moving in and starting a new chapter

Thousands moved into the residential halls of the 20 public universities last weekend and started as undergraduates in various degree programmes.

It only takes three to five minutes for these students to sign in as UPM has introduced an e-registration process.

Caffeine hit South Korea bans coffee in schools

The government prohibits the sale of coffee in all schools

The South Korean government says it will ban coffee sales in schools. — AFP

Robot to protect Barrier Reef

A ROBOT submarine able to hunt and kill the predatory crown-of-thorns starfish devastating the Great Barrier Reef has been unveiled by Australian researchers.

The multi-function ocean drone can monitor a wide range of issues facing coral reefs. — AFP

Empowering the next generation

A RECENT landmark four-year study performed in the United States showed that young people, from the ages of 12 to 26, are struggling to find their purpose in life.