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Honorary Degree for Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin from Heriot-Watt University

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin, the Chairman of EcoWorld, was conferred an honorary degree from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia during the University’s graduation ceremony that was held in Putrajaya on 24 November 2019. On hand to present him with the Doctor of the University award was Vice-Principal & Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Professor […]

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Global Scholarship Awards for 53 Heriot-Watt Students

Dato’ Victor Yeoh Seok Kian, the Managing Director of YTL Corporation Berhad and an alumnus of Heriot-Watt University, presented 53 deserving Heriot-Watt University Malaysia students with the Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay Global Scholarship awards, which was launched earlier this year, at the university’s campus recently. Dato’ Yeoh was joined by his wife, Datin Lim […]

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Tempeh-Inspired Packaging to Reduce Plastic Waste and Save the Environment

Led by Ivan Ling from the University of Southampton Malaysia, a bright young team made it possible to reduce the amount of single-use plastic waste in a recent global challenge by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), in association with environmental groups, Greenpeace and GreenSeas Trust, launched […]

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University of Southampton Malaysia Student Wins the Silver Medal in International Competition

Despite being the youngest presenter in the competition, Josiah Yang Kai bagged the silver medal in recognition of his outstanding project during the International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning 2019 (PECIPTA). Johor Bahru, Johor – 4 October 2019 – The recent International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of […]

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A Business degree here is an Investment for the Future

“I would strongly recommend the business programmes available at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia as the courses are structured effectively for students to attain top quality education with the help of expert lecturers, access to in-depth learning materials and an atmosphere that encourages constant learning and improvement.” Ainin Adlin binti Ishak, a final year MA (Hons) International […]

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Should students go for A-Levels or Foundation?

“The foundation programme here at Heriot-Watt University has given me a deeper understanding of certain subject areas; this has enabled me to get a glimpse of what certain careers would be like, thus preparing me for my career of choice.” Nur Sabrina binti Ghazali, a first-year Foundation in Science student at the university, confidently believes […]

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Addressing Global Challenges: A Hub Assembly on Water Security

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) was part of the Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly, a global event that took place at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor Bahru, from 23 – 26 September 2019. Funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), the Water Security and Sustainable […]

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Behind The Principal’s Desk: Dr. Nicola Brown

  In simple words, character education is education that nurtures and promotes the ethical, intellectual, social and emotional development of individuals. It is a continuous learning process that enables young people and adults to become moral, caring, critical, responsible individuals. The need for character education lies in the ‘moral crisis’ found in today’s societies. Character […]

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A day of celebration for SJIIM IBDP Scholars

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (27 September 2019) – St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) recently celebrated its fourth batch of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) scholars through a Scholarship Awards Ceremony on 27 September 2019. The event was graced by the SJIIM Board of Governors Chairman and Brother President of SJI Singapore, Dato’ Br. Paul […]

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Impactful Classroom Management: Morning Meeting

A healthy morning routine does wonders in starting the day right. One way to do this in school while prioritizing student wellbeing is via a simple morning meeting. The original idea of morning meetings was derived from the evidence-based approach known as the Responsive Classroom. Based on principles that aim to build academic and social-emotional […]

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