Low intake of engineering students despite high demand


GEORGE TOWN: Demand for engineers has grown so high that final year engineering students tend to get hired two semesters before they graduate.

UOW (University of Wollongong) Malaysia KDU senior engineering lecturer Dr Sim Hock Kheng said at present, he had over 100 vacancies for fresh engineering graduates in his hand from multinational and large local companies in Penang and Kedah.

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