DISTED College March Orientation

DISTED College’s orientation offers a platform for new students to meet with other students, academic staff and the college management team, and to become familiar with college’s facilities and services.

During the orientation, various scholarships and bursaries will be introduced with other student services like student hostel and shuttle bus service.

The college is a place in developing knowledge and to build social networking. Students need both knowledge, effective communication and strong social network to be successful in their future, Dr Seah Soo Aun, the CEO and President of DISTED College emphasised during his opening remarks.

The event ended successfully with students activities like break the ice and last but not least, a new college T-Shirt for everyone to start their new chapter in life at DISTED College.

Professor Liz Barnes installed as Vice-Chancellor for Staffordshire University

DISTED College’s CEO and President, Dr Seah Soo Aun and his management team would like to congratulate Professor Liz Barnes on her official installation as the Vice-Chancellor of Staffordshire University.

Professor Barnes becomes the fourth Vice-Chancellor since Staffordshire was awarded university status in 1992.

Best wishes to Professor Barnes on her  installation and looking forward to developing close and mutual relationship between DISTED College and Staffordshire.

Kindly visit http://www.staffs.ac.uk/news/universities-like-staffordshire-transform-lives-says-newly-installed-vc-tcm4293434.jsp if you wish to know more.

New High Performance Scholarship & Special Rebates for JTP and DFBM

The new High Performance Scholarship is now open for application, Free Japanese language class if you sign up for DISTED’s Japanese Transfer Programme, your study pathway to Japan. Tuition fee Waiver for the 1st semester when you enrol in the Diploma of Food & Beverage Management program.
More info about how to apply and enjoy these special rebates and privileges, visit us at#StarEduFair2017 or #DISTEDOpenDay on 25th – 26th March.

DISTED as Sole Education Partner and Sponsor for the prestigious Youth Speaks

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between DISTED College and JCI Penang on Saturday 18 March 2017 at Hotel Royal Penang. JCI Penang (popularly known as the Jaycees) has appointed DISTED as its Sole Education Partner and Sponsor for the prestigious Youth Speaks For The Nation, an English Elocution Contest among Secondary School students in Penang. This annual contest which was started way back in 1981 with the blessings of the then Chief Minister of Penang the late Tun Datuk Seri Utama Dr Lim Chong Eu and who graciously donated a challenge trophy aims to enhance and sustain the standard of the English language in the community.

The MoU was signed by Dr Seah Soo Aun, CEO & President of DISTED and Mr Yeoh Eng Keat, the President of JCI Penang and was witnessed by Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon who was present as the Guest of Honour during JCI Penang’s annual installation & awards banquet.

Newly Established Scholarship fund provides financial aid to DISTED’s degree students

DISTED College is known as the pioneer Pre-University programmes provider in the Northern Region educational market. Since 1987, DISTED College has offered high quality courses that prepare students for cutting-edge careers not only for today’s industrial world, but those of tomorrow’s.

As a not-for-profit institution, DISTED College functions as a self-financing college in which the nett earnings are retained in the business for the benefit of both staffs and students.

Every year hundreds of students have benefitted from DISTED’s Scholarship and Bursary Fund with more than RM950,000  awarded through various scholarship, awards and bursaries in 2016.

Over the past eight years, DISTED Scholarship and Bursary Award Fund, with the support of the Wawasan Education Foundation and Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust, has contributed more than RM8 million in scholarship and bursary awards. It has also provided financial support to more than 2,000 qualified and needy students.

This year the Estate of Yeap Chor Ee Deceased together with Penang Turf Club has established a new Scholarship fund which is the “YCE-PTC (Yeap Chor Ee – Penang Turf Club) Scholarship Fund”. This new fund will be an additional to the existing DISTED Degree Award which will be awarded to DISTED students based on needs and academic merits. With this additional fund more local and also international students will now be eligible for the scholarships.

DISTED College offers two options of degree studies, the 3+0 Staffordshire University Bachelor’s degree programmes with three (3) options namely Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance, Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Management and Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Management and the Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) from HELP University.

At DISTED, students are being offered with well-structured education pathway that would lead them to gain recognition, in both Malaysia and abroad, for job opportunities in a wide variety of industries hence making them being much sought after upon their graduation.

Beside the Wawasan Education Foundation and Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust, DISTED College has also established four (4) awards mainly The DISTED Merit Award, The DISTED President’s Scholar Award and The DISTED Sport Excellence Award in recognition of the students’ outstanding academic performance.