CONGRATULATIONS TO SOBITHA LUXSHMI A/P MOGANSobitha Luxshmi A/P Mogan |  Doctor of Medicine
For publishing her first fiction novel titled "Anything For You" that is available on Amazon.
The book is dedicated to her mother and late grandfather. She said her utmost gratitude goes to her mother in supporting her endeavour in writing the novel and her late grandfather in being her inspiration.
ADVANCING SCIENCE AT HARVARDJoel Phua Jia Meng |  BSc (Hons) Biotechnology
Joel Phua Jia Meng (an alumnus of the BSc (Hons) Biotechnology programme) was selected to do a year-long high impact research at Harvard University during 2020, under the UCSI University’s Star Trek programme.
THE ONLY MALAYSIAN TEAM IN THE TOP THREEChai Weng Yan, Lee Pei Shan, Teh Xin Ee |  Bachelor of Hospitality Administration
The team won third place at the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi) Global student Forum 2021 Innovation Challenge. They are the only Malaysian team to be named among the top three winners in this global contest.
ADVANCED INTO SEMI-FINALS OF THE 2021 SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES STUDENT RESEARCH CASE STUDY CHALLENGELee Xue Er, Siew Chin Yoong, Chong Jia Wei, Jaclyn Loo Jieying and See Hui Xin |  Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Science
Congratulation to Actuarial Science students Lee Xue Er, Siew Chin Yoong, Chong Jia Wei, Jaclyn Loo Jieying and See Hui Xin for advancing into Semi-finals of the 2021 Society of Actuaries Student Research Case Study Challenge. Their mentor was Assistant Professor Jeff Lai.
SECOND RUNNER-UP FOR THE ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD (POSTGRADUATE) IN THE UTAR INTERVARSITY SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2021 (UISS 2021)Miss Sim Yan Yi |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
She was awarded the Second Runner-Up position the Oral Presentation Award (Postgraduate) in The UTAR Intervarsity Science Symposium 2021 (UISS 2021). Under the supervision of associate professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, she presented her research entitled “Application of Hibiscus cannabinus L. KR9 (Kenaf) Leaves Extract As Skin Whitening and Anti-Aging Agents in Natural Cosmetic Prototype: Valorization of a by Product”.
TOP 15 FINALISTS OF THE 2021 YSN-ASM CHRYSALIS AWARDMiss Sim Yan Yi and Teoh Ai Ni |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
They have been selected as the Top 15 Finalists of the 2021 YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) and the Young Scientists Network – ASM (YSN-ASM).
WINNERS IN THE BLUESCOPE YOUNG ARCHITECT AWARDS 2020JAROD YAP, STEPHANIE CHOO, TAN KAI XIN and LIEW EN YU |  School of Architecture and Built Environment
Congratulations to Jarod Yap, Stephanie Choo, Tan Kai Xin and Liew En Yu for emerging as winners in the BlueScope Young Architect Awards 2020. Jarod and Stephanie were the winners of Part 1 (Year 1-3). Kai Xin and En Yu were winners of the Consolation Category. These awards serve as a platform for young architects to showcase their talent in the field of architecture.
RECIPIENT OF THE QRAM RESEARCH GRANTMs Syasyila Kalaivanan and Ms Lee Gin Lim |  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Psychology
Received the QRAM research grant of RM 2,500 for their two-year study. The title of their research is “The Influence of Optimism and Psychological Resilience to Meaning in Life in Malaysian COVID-19 Front Liners”.
INTERNATIONAL INNOVATION SILVER AWARD AT THE MALAYSIAN TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2021Miss Vivien Ling Wang Ting |  Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Gained the silver award at the International Innovation Awards under the Malaysian Technology Expo 2021. The competition that warranted this award is her fabrication and evaluation of transdermal Microneedles for a Recombinant Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor.
ASIAN YOUTH INNOVATION GOLD AWARD AT THE MALAYSIA TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2021Miss Ong Khai Kee |  Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Bagged the Gold Award with her competition entry at the Asian Youth Innovation Awards under the Malaysian Technology Expo 2021. Her competition entry is the fabrication of Cocoa Butter base Amlodipine Besylate fast melt tablets.