Category Archives: Science

USIM: Another three student categories allowed

SEREMBAN Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) has agreed to allow another three categories of students to its campus in stages, starting July 20, in addition to the five categories announced in May.   USIM vice-chancellor Prof Dr Mohamed Ridza Wahiddin

ILKBS students to resume studies from July 20

  KUALA LUMPUR Students of the Youth and Sports Skills Training Institute (ILKBS) under the Youth and Sports Ministry will resume the academic session 1/2020, post-Movement Control Order, in three stages beginning July 20.   ILKBS, in a statement today,

Universities, colleges to fully reopen by October – Noraini

  PUTRAJAYA The government today allowed four more categories of institutions of higher learning (IPT) students to return to their campuses in stages starting this month and the full student intake would be in October.   Higher Education Minister Datuk

11,000 international students apply to return to Malaysia – Noraini

PUTRAJAYA  Some 11,000 international students from Pakistan, Indonesia and Thailand have applied to return to Malaysia to resume their studies, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Noraini Ahmad today.   She said they are the foreign students who had returned to

UMNOSiswa proposes IPT reopening standardised

  KUALA LUMPUR The Kelab Mahasiswa UMNO (UMNOSiswa) has proposed that the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) standardises the reopening of institutions of higher learning (IPT) for the next semester.   Its president, Mubarak Kunyi, in a statement, said that

UMS student’s grit in taking exam on a tree won viewers’ hearts

Recently a video went viral on a University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) student, Veveonah Mosibin who climbed up a tree to gain internet access in order to take her online examination.   The video uploaded on June 12 on her YouTube

MOE optimistic of schools completing this year’s syllabus

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is optimistic that schools will have enough time to complete the syllabus for this year.   Education Minister, Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said the government would restructure the school schedule this year when schools

UiTM leads with highest downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content

SHAH ALAM Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has retained the top spot among 20 global academic institutions with the highest number of downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content in 2019.   Emerald Publishing, in a statement today, said UiTM remained top with

‘Second family’ helps UTM students get over Raya blues

  JOHOR BAHRU For both foreign and local students in Malaysia, celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri away from home can prove to be a big challenge especially if it’s their first time.   However, the presence of a ‘second family’ who

COVID-19: New cluster detected in Semenyih Immigration Detention Depot

  PUTRAJAYA The Ministry of Health (MOH) has detected a new COVID-19 cluster involving foreigners at the Immigration Detention Depot (DTI) in Semenyih, Selangor, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.   Detailing the new cluster, he said that