#KitaTerangi Lights Up the Hearts of Refugees and Unitenians

KAJANG, 4TH JUNE 2018 – On May 28, 2018, KitaTerangi was held in the UNITEN’s students’ lounge at the UNITEN Student Centre (USC). KitaTerangi is an initiative by #KITAUNITEN to engage with the most vulnerable community in our society, refugees. UNITEN reached out to students from IDEAS Academy to help provide a holistic education. IDEAS Academy is a secondary learning center for underprivileged children, including those who are refugees, stateless and undocumented. It is located in Kuala Lumpur.

Preparations for KitaTerangi were ongoing ever since UNITEN’s recent semester break (May) and took place on May 28. 50 students from the academy attended the event. There was street sketching activity for the students, conducted by a freelance artist, Mr. Aliff Danial. The session started at 3 p.m. and lasted for two hours. They were taught about shades and even sketched the faces of their friends.

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Welcoming Day – UNITEN Chinese Culture Club

 

KAJANG, 11th June – A Welcoming Day by the Chinese Culture Club was held at the Leisure Hall on the 8th of June. A total of 65 students participated in this event which lasted from 12pm to 6pm. The Welcoming Day was held to welcome the new students as well as to foster relations among those who participated.

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Nur Aiman Makes It Through to Nationals for Maybank Go Ahead Challenge!

One of the four students who qualified in his campus-level round, Aiman is amazed at the opportunity given to him.

SUBANG JAYA, 12th June – Nur Aiman bin Zainuddin, a third year major in Electrical Power Engineering, has just launched himself into the national rounds of the Maybank Go Ahead Challenge (MGAC).  MGAC is comprised of multiple rounds and is being held concurrently in various universities across the globe. One of the four finalists selected for his campus-level round in Taylor’s College Lakeside Campus, Nur Aiman is now one step closer to reaching the global finals.

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UNITEN nabs 1st runner up for The SAS FinTech Challenge 2017 – 2018

 

From left: Lee Chong Keat, Chew Jing Yao, Nik Muhamad Mirza Hilman Bin Baderolsham and Lim Kien Seng happy with their achievement.

KUALA LUMPUR, 31st May – Four students from College of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT), UNITEN have succeeded in winning first runner-up for The SAS FinTech Challenge 2017-2018. The final was held in Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on May 31. The winning group comprised of three Software Engineering students; Kien Seng, Chew Jing Yao and Nik Muhamad Mirza Hilman Bin Baderolsham as well as an Information System student, Lee Chong Keat.

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UNITEN Heading Off to Nationals! ICAEW Malaysia Region Business Challenge 2018

Team Preeminence, champions of the Central Region. From left to right: Nurkhaireen Syamim binti Alizan (IB), Nur Aiman bin Zainuddin (EP), Ahmad Amin Bin Ismail @ Ibrahim (AC), Chew Jing Yao (SW), Ahmad Danial ‘Irfan bin Husain (SW) and Ahmad Haziq bin Ahmad Rozalan (AC).
Team Outliers, champions of the Southern Region. From left to right: Prevena Murugesu (BF), Farah Aini Shazlin binti Salleh (AC), Muhammad Fitri bin Muhammad Fadzil (IB), Mustafa Arief bin Mohd Nasir (AC), Muhammad Nurhakim bin Abdul Halim (HR) and Irdina Batrisyia binti Riza Adami (HR).

KAJANG, 1st May 2018 – Two teams representing Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) have emerged victorious in the Malaysia Qualifying Rounds of ICAEW Malaysia Regional Business Challenge 2018. The two teams, Team Outliers and Team Preeminence, have earned themselves a cheque of RM1200, a plaque, fast-track tickets to Maybank GO Ahead Challenge 2018 Campus Level as well as a spot in the National Finals to fight for the right of representing Malaysia in the Southeast Asian finals in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Nurkhaireen Syamim Alizan, the sole female member of Team Preeminence was determined to win after her team’s success in the Qualifying Rounds. “I’m not satisfied yet. Winning means we have a bigger responsibility to win once more and become the best.”

Team Preeminence, which comprises of three students from UNITEN Muadzam Shah and three students from UNITEN Putrajaya, championed the Central Region after an intense clash with nineteen other teams in Multimedia University, Cyberjaya. Meanwhile, Team Outliers from UNITEN Muadzam Shah were crowned winners in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) over their performance in the Southern Region.

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Empowering Women with Science – STEM Education Fair

A big group nearing a thousand  students from SMK Convent

KUALA LUMPUR, 18th April – A STEM Education event was organized by SMK Convent, Jalan Peel on the 18th April 2018 (Wednesday) from 8:20 am to 1:00 pm. The event catered to expose around 1000 female students from the ages of 13 to 17 to STEM education, with a focus on technology and how it changes the world around us. IET Uniten On Campus, with the support of with the support Uniten Electrical Power Department and Uniten Marketing Department, was one of the institutions invited to participate in this event. The participants from Uniten consisted of 3 IET committee members, one lecturer from College of Engineering (COE), two lecturers from College of Computer Science & Information Technology (CSIT) and one representative from Uniten Marketing Department.

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How To: Photography Workshop

KAJANG , 11th  April 2018 – On April 11th 2018, Skuad Media Uniten organized their first ever photography workshop. The workshop, titled ‘How To: Photography’, was conducted by Muhammad Amir Muzzammil Bin Zulkifli. Amir is a UNITEN graduate who majored in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and currently works as a freelance photographer at 4 Lensa Photography.

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UNITEN Student’s Visit Southern Edible Oil for Real-life Work Exposure

IET UNITEN On Campus, UNITEN students & Southern Edible Oil posing for a photo during the end of the visit

KAPAR, 8th March –  A site visit to Southern Edible Oil was organized by IET UNITEN On Campus on the 8th of March 2018 (Thursday) from 8:00am to 1:00pm, catered to expose a total of 35 students to the real working conditions and knowledge about palm oil capsules manufacturing. Departing at 8.15am with breakfast along the journey, participants were welcomed after an hour’s journey by Southern Edible Oil’s representative, Mr Hii.

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Local Hero “SuperPtuih” Reignites the Love for Theatre among Students

The cast and crew of “Superptuih! dan Transit Kaler Magenta”

KAJANG, APRIL 4TH 2018 – The UNITEN Library auditorium was roaring with applause last Tuesday (27th of March) as the story of Ptuih, Helium and Maseh Dara came to a satisfying conclusion. The characters, which were played by Ammar Dzulkifli, Jaie Azlan and Ally Hazrin respectively, stole the audiences’ hearts despite their questionable morals and their mental issues thanks to brilliant and hard, raw acting. The play, entitled ‘SUPERPTUIH! Dan transit kaler magenta’, was received overwhelmingly well by audiences. The play focuses on the relationship of three siblings, and how they deal with their corrupt father while touching on the crumbling integrity of the society around them. Most of the play is set at a fictional KTM station, where the complex, yet loving relationship between the three siblings is deconstructed for the audience to observe.

 

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