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High achievers in the Cambridge A-Level 2015 examination (L-R) Nicholas Lim Xue Eu, Dominic Kay Shuen Wei, Ch’ng Le Hang, Bryan Tay Kah Yuan

DISTED maintains excellence in education with 5-star recognition

DISTED College has once again achieved an astounding 5-star excellent rating in an overall college-based ranking based on the latest ...

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Closing ceremony held upon the successful completion of the programme

Month-long stint in Taiwan gives students insight into service industry

by Tan Wen Chien - BA (Hons) Marketing Management. 18 Bachelor of Arts students from DISTED College were fortunate enough to ...

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Understanding entrepreneurship in the real world

The School of Business recently organised an agro-based field trip for its Diploma in Business Studies and Staffordshire University business ...

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The President’s Scholar award recipients (L-R: Iver Tan, Nich Toh Chin Yuan, Luke Rohan David, Chew Poay Ling) with Director of Academic Affairs Dr Liew Yueah Cin; President Dr Seah Soo Aun; and Director of Academic Support and Continuing Professional Development Ahmad Taiff Isahak

DISTED introduces President’s Scholar Awards to reward top performing students

Four diploma students had their names written in the history books of DISTED as inaugural recipients of the newly introduced ...

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Gifts of toys bring cheer to paediatric patients

It was heartening to know that a group of Cambridge A-Level students chose to dedicate their free time aside from ...

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Celebration of the Seasons

Story by Samir Lim Chun Ming, Diploma in Hospitality Business Management student DISTED College’s School of Hospitality Management held its annual ...

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Celebrating academic success

Some 300 students were conferred their diplomas and degrees in various disciplines at DISTED College’s 24th Graduation Ceremony on May ...

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The winning team comprising of students Elizabeth Yeap Kye Lyn, Tan Chun Meng, Bryan Tay Kah Yuan and Chong Sze Yen.
It was a proud moment when two teams from DISTED’s Cambridge A-level programme emerged triumphant at the regional Bridge Building Competition organised by Monash University on April 12.

The students, led by their advisors Dr Low Khee Lam and Mr Teng Wei Jian, who competed in teams of four each were given the arduous challenge of constructing a firm and structurally-sound bridge using materials like newspaper, cellophane tape and glue.

Following a briefing given by Monash University’s civil engineering lecturer, the students proceeded to construct their bridges.

After five hours of meticulous planning and laborious building, the completed bridges were tested with the laws of physics.

The completed bridges were judged based on weight, symmetry and deformation of bridge after loading, as well as students’ presentation on their bridge design.

The winning team comprising of students Elizabeth Yeap Kye Lyn, Tan Chun Meng, Bryan Tay Kah Yuan and Chong Sze Yen, built the lightest bridge weighing 270g with a 6mm deflection withstanding a load of 1,800g.

The other team - Shahul Hameed bin Mujib Kamal, Ooi Wei Jie, Loh Kiang Oon and Ch’ng Le Hang, came in third with their bridge weighing 380g.

The champions, from left Elizabeth Yeap Kye Lyn, Tan Chun Meng, Bryan Tay Kah Yuan, and Chong Sze Yen will be accompanied by their advisor Mr Teng for the grand finals to be held at Monash University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur on May 16.

A-level physics lecturer Dr Low was ecstatic over the double-win; and said that he hoped the competition exposed the students to a different style of learning and widened their understanding about engineering.
Student Chong Sze Yen, who aspires to be an engineer, said that good planning and team work contributed significantly to their win.

Her teammate, Brian Tay, concurred, “All our meticulous hard work in building and experimenting with different prototypes over the weekend paid off and we’re excited to be competing in the grand finals with the regional winners.”

Third placing, from left: Shahul Hameed bin Mujib Kamal, Ooi Wei Jie, Loh Kiang Oon, and Ch’ng Le Hang

All the best, students!

Building bridges the DISTED way

It was a proud moment when two teams from DISTED’s Cambridge A-level programme emerged triumphant at the regional Bridge Building ...

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The Mind Maker Room

Improved facilities on campus for cutting-edge college life

DISTED College, in the spirit of continuous improvement, has implemented some upgrades and infrastructural developments throughout the first quarter of ...

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Introducing the new Diploma in Food and Beverage Management

The School of Hospitality Management (SHM) is set to deliver a new programme, the Diploma in Food and Beverage ...

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Mentoring the young

February 13, 2015 - This year marks the first time DISTED College is participating as a corporate sponsor in the ...

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International Student Experiences

Selwin Augustan

From Indonesia, Staffordshire University BA(Hons) Accounting and Finance  graduate (2014) “The course provides a strong foundation in accounting skills and financial ...

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Pitchapha Limsakul

From Thailand, Diploma in Hospitality Business Management graduate (2014) "I had a wonderful learning experience at DISTED. The lecturers were helpful ...

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Kharine Wijaya

From Indonesia, Diploma in Business Studies graduate (2014) "Apart from acquiring business fundamentals, I also honed leadership skills and social responsibility when ...

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Li Pu Fan

From China, Diploma in Business Studies graduate (2012) "With its multicultural facets, Penang has given me a great exposure to studying overseas. Studying ...

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Mashal Riaz

From Pakistan, Staffordshire University BA(Hons) Marketing Management graduate (2011) “I've had a fulfilling and worthwhile learning experience in Penang at DISTED. The British business ...

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Fahima Thyiba

From India, Staffordshire University BA(Hons) Business  Management First Class Honours graduate (2010) “I prefer an excellent British business degree that is well-recognized ...

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Yvonne Lunga

From Zimbabwe, Diploma in Business Studies Top Graduate (2009) “Studying overseas is an adventure, and at DISTED, it was a very exciting ...

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Tinevimbo Fanyanah Mashoko

From Zimbabwe, Diploma in Business Studies graduate (2009)  “I’ve had a positive experience particularly the exciting practical learning exposure in management ...

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Arini Widhiasi

From Indonesia, Diploma in Computer Science graduate (2009) “Adequate facilities, good learning resources and a well-structured curriculum make it worthwhile to study ...

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Student Testimonials

Sofea Izrin Lee

Cambridge A-Level (2015) "Here at DISTED, there are many avenues for one to grow and excel, be it in studies or ...

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Khaw Wen Xin

Diploma in Business Studies (2015) "The Diploma in Business Studies programme combines theory with excellent practical learning opportunities, which is really ...

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Esther Low Harn Shiang

Staffordshire University BA(Hons) Accounting and Finance (2014) "Besides benefiting from a well-structured and career-driven curriculum, I had a good industrial exposure during ...

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Ong May Xian

Diploma in Business Studies CGPA 4.65 / 5.0 (2014) "The diploma course provided me a broad-based business education on managing a ...

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Fong Mei Yee

Diploma in Hospitality Business Management CGPA 3.83 / 4.0 (2014) "Studying hospitality is interesting as it develops people skills besides technical and ...

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Elvyn Bee

Recipient of DISTED Sports Excellence Award Diploma in Hospitality Business Management (2014) "DISTED’s financial award has given me a head start in ...

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Sonia Saw

Recipient of DISTED Merit Award Cambridge A-Level (2014) "I am glad that DISTED recognises and rewards academic excellence; it inspires me to ...

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