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The Journey to Becoming a Medical Specialist

Time commitment in medical school Medical school is a long-term commitment. It can easily take over a decade for a person to become a medical specialist. Obtaining a medical degree alone will take five years. Furthermore, unlike other professions, medical graduates will not yet be considered qualified medical personnel. In Malaysia, it is compulsory for […]

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Benefits of Technology in Healthcare

Technology plays an important role in many aspects of our lives, one of which is healthcare. The integration of technology in areas like biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, information technology as well as the development of medical devices and equipment has made significant contributions to improving healthcare and saving lives all around the world. From “small” innovations like […]

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How do we empower the next generation of students?

John Lennon once said: “When I was 5 years old, my mother would always tell me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, I told them […]

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Petroleum Engineers In Demand For Industry Revolution 4.0

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia recently hosted 70 industry leaders, academics, alumni and students at its “Petroleum Revolution 4.0: Watt’s Next?” forum, which discussed how disruptive technologies and challenges in the industry are creating opportunities to enhance how we educate and prepare students for petroleum engineering jobs of the future. Panellists from the oil and gas sector […]

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Engineering

In a recent study published in the journal Career Development International, researchers investigated the effectiveness of engineers and how this relates to their IQ, personality and emotional intelligence. Of these factors, it was revealed that only one predicted how well they were doing: emotional intelligence. This does not mean that IQ or personality is not […]

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Giving Girls Equal Opportunities in Engineering at Heriot-Watt

Founded in 1821 with roots deeply enriched in Scottish history, Heriot-Watt is known as the first mechanic’s institute in the world. Heriot-Watt University is lauded for its truly global presence and impact, gaining the title of the International University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. It is also […]

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Exceed Limitations at Heriot-Watt

“What attracted me to Heriot-Watt University was, first and foremost, its internationally recognised reputation. On top of that, it provides local students with the same level of certification as those studying overseas,” said Chong Yee Teng, a third-year BSc Psychology with Management student at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. “As I aspire to become a human resource […]

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Go Global with Your Studies and Watch Your Career Take Off

When Heriot-Watt, the leading UK University, opened its overseas campuses in Dubai and then here in Malaysia, it confirmed its commitment to produce high quality, resilient graduates who can compete and excel in a competitive global workplace. Today’s students have access to more opportunities and choices as to how and where they study than any […]

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Heriot-Watt, The International University of the Year 2018

“More than most (educational institutions), Heriot-Watt has embraced the world view that marks out the finest higher education, making it our International University of the Year,” stated Alastair McCall, editor of The Sunday Times Good University Guide. “With high-quality, new campuses in Malaysia and Dubai, Heriot-Watt students have outstanding opportunities to study abroad as part […]

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Henley Business School Academic conducts specialised workshop during annual Gulf Research Meeting

A finance lecturer at Henley Business School at the University of Reading Malaysia has directed a specialised workshop centred on FinTech, Digital Currencies and Islamic Finance, during the annual Gulf Research Meeting (GRM). Associate Professor in Finance, Dr Nafis Alam, was invited as the director of the two day workshop on 1st and 2nd August, […]

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