UCSI University's Pro-Chancellor and Yayasan Chow Kit Trustee, Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz recently launched UCSI’s School of Architecture and Built Environment's Ar.KiDs project. This collaborative effort engaged students from the Diploma in Architectural Studies and Interior Architecture programmes alongside partners Yayasan Chow Kit and OTCQ Architects. Their mission was to craft a secure and vibrant playground for underprivileged children.
Notable figures present at the event included Ar Oscar Tan Lee Teck, the principal of OTCQ Architects as well as Associate Professor EUR ING Ir Ts Dr Ang Chun Kit, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Technology, and Built Environment. The outcome of this initiative will see the completed playground gifted to a chosen orphanage, creating a playful, happy and secure place for the kids who really need it.
UCSI Eagles and Rising Star celebrated a momentous Memorandum of Understanding on November 15th, solidifying a strategic collaboration aimed at increasing their prospects of gaining victory in the Major Basketball League. This teamwork marks a fresh start for UCSI Rising Star, blending players from both UCSI Eagles and Rising Star into a basketball powerhouse. The signing ceremony was honoured by the esteemed presence of the founder and executive chairman of UCSI Group Dato' Peter Ng, founder and executive chairman of Rising Star Kelvin Than and head coach at Rising Star Ee Kee Lip.
UCSI celebrates nine esteemed professors for their inclusion in Stanford's World's Top 2% Scientists list, a notable 50% increase from last year's six. Congratulations to Distinguished Profs Dr Phang Siew Moi and Dr Ooi Keng Boon, Senior Prof Dr Garry Tan Wei Han, Profs Dr Richard Peter Bailey and Dato’ Dr Ng Seik Weng, and Assoc Profs Dr Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Dr Eric Chan Wei Chiang, Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi and Dr Shayla Islam for this remarkable achievement. We would also like to offer a heartfelt congratulations to all recipients of the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS). The event was honoured by the presence of UCSI Vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir and UCSI Group executive chairman Dato’ Peter Ng.