MoU with

From left: Dr Yong Thian Khok, Dr Lai Soon Onn, Prof Goi, Prof Ewe, Prof Chuah, Chook, Catherine, Dr Tan, Teh, and Swea Jen

UTAR signed an MoU with Sdn Bhd aimed at providing students with greater career opportunities at UTAR Sungai Long Campus on 13 November 2015.  

This MoU was signed between Ir Prof Academician Dato' Dr Chuah Hean Teik and Country Manager, Malaysia & Singapore Chook Yuh Yng. It was witnessed by UTAR Vice President of Internationalisation and Academic Development Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat and Candidate Marketing Manager Catherine Lim.

The MoU being signed

Also, present were Graduate Employability Advisor Edmund Teh, Division of Community and International Networking Director Dr Tan Sin Leng, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science Dean Prof Ir Dr Goi Bok Min, and Department of Alumni Relations and Placement Head Lim Swea Jen.

Prof Chuah delivering his speech

“I am very pleased to know that this new MoU will open up many more opportunities for both parties to collaborate and promote knowledge exchange, recruitment information, networking, and job opportunity consultation for UTAR students,” said Prof Chuah.

“Through this MoU, will set up a career corner in both UTAR Campuses. It will provide students career information through the university career page at the corner on a monthly basis. And a consultant will be stationed at the career corner at least two times a year to assist students,” said Chook.

In addition, will train ten selected UTAR students as Career Assistants under the Student Ambassador Programme, tasked with helping their peers on career related matters annually. This programme will provide exposure for the Career Assistants at’s events, such as Human Resource Networking Event (HRNE), Malaysia Career and Training Fair (MCTF), and many others. Both parties have also agreed to organise and participate in joint academic-industrial collaborative activities such as conferences, workshops, publications, and seminars.

UTAR first signed an MoU with Sdn Bhd in 2010 and this MoU was renewed in 2013 for another three years on collaborative research, job placements, recruitments and joint organisation of career fairs and conferences. From 2009 to 2011, a research project on the development of job matching algorithm with collective learning methods under the helm of Prof Ewe Hong Tat was conducted and the project was funded by Another research project on labour market study of selected Southeast Asian countries was conducted from 2010 to 2012, also in collaboration with

Since 2010, has been offering the Best Graduate Award to the best student from eight UTAR faculties (Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science, Faculty of Creative Industries, Faculty of Accountancy and Management, Faculty of Business and Finance, Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Faculty of Science, & Faculty of Information and Communication Technology). is Asia's leading online employment marketplace. It facilitates the matching and communication of job opportunities between jobseekers and employers in Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Currently, about 30,000 UTAR students and alumni are active members on

The signatories and witnesses

Prof Chuah receiving the signature bear from Chook

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