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Go Global for a Brighter Future

In today’s world where change and disruption are a norm, it has become essential for one to be equipped with 21st Century tools such as creativity, empathy, resilience, networking and purpose. Cultivating these requires intentional planing and work beyond the classroom and academic curricula. Research has revealed that studying abroad promises the highest return on […]

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5 Qualities Universities Look for in Students

The transition from high school to college is undoubtedly a challenging process. A recent Survey of University Admissions Officers, commissioned by ACS International Schools, underscored some of the top qualities that universities look for in students. Here’s a closer look at these qualities: Ability to learn independently Independent learning is an important quality as students […]

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Should You Take A Gap Year?

Taking a gap year can be beneficial – certainly in terms of your career and the experiences gained – but you’ll need to determine if it’s the right choice for you. What is a gap year? The phrase ‘gap year’ has traditionally meant a period of time taken out by students after leaving high school/college […]

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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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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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