A total of 39 students comprise of 23 students from Diploma of Business Studies and 16 students from Diploma of Accounting visit Bank Negara Malaysia Penang Branch.
The visit provides students the opportunity to understand our central bank of Malaysia’s role and responsibilities especially the function to stabilise the national economy and currencies supply.
Students were briefed about the differences of functions and roles between BNM and other commercial banks as well as development banks by exemplifying the real time issues.
In addition, students were thoroughly explained how independent of #BNM towards stabilising the growth of our national economy by manipulating the interest rate to sterilise stock market and to stabilise the value of currency.
A total of 26 Students from School of Business Administration were selected to attend the Taiwan Exchange Programme 2018 themed “New Service Talent” on 28 Jan at DISTED College. The exchange programme is fully sponsored by Sayling Wen Cultural and Education Foundation. The programm is open to tertiary students from Malaysia, Singapore, Japan and Taiwan. Successful applicants of this programme will travel to Taiwan for a month long programme to experience different sights and sounds to gain further understanding of the Taiwanese working culture.
Meanwhile, some 50 DISTED students include alumni were invited to attend the Chinese New Year Gathering dinner at Sea Queen Restaurant which organised by Sayling Wen Cultural and Education Foundation.
The School of Pre-U invited Mr Tan Wei Jun, a DISTED’s alumni who had obtained Three straight As comprising Two High Distinctions (A*) in Psychology and Economics in the May/June 2017 examination to the A-Level Top Achievers Talk.
A2 students were invited and given the opportunity to acquire Tan’s secrets to his academic success. One of the crucial factor that contributed to his academic success was DISTED’s dedicated and selfless lecturers. “They’re always here to assist whenever students have problems in their studies,” Tan shared during the talk. It was indeed a rewarding experience for both the students and Tan.
Mr Tan Chin Huan, an alumni and also DISTED’s Top Achiever who had obtained FOUR straight As include Three High Distinction (A*) in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in the recent November ’17 examination, was invited to The A-Level High Achievers Talk on 2 February to share his secrets to his academic success to DISTED’s current Pre-U students.
“The learning environment here at DISTED was fun and the lecturers and staff are so friendly and helpful,” Tan shared. “Never once turn down my request whenever I need help,” he continued.
DISTED’s Top achiever and Mr Ho Wen Hao, Kelvin who obtained Three straight As in Chemistry (a), Biology (a) and Mathematics (a) in the recent AS Level November ’17 examination was invited to share his motivation towards achieving success with the students on 2 February.
“Work hard and do as many past year paper as possible, don’t afraid to ask questions.” He summerised his recipe for success. “The lecturers are always here to help,” Ho continued.
On 25th January, Dato’ Dr Ooi Kee Beng, Executive Director, Penang Institute and Ms Ong Siou Woon, Head of Administration visited DISTED College.
We got a media coverage about DISTED Japan Transfer Programme (#JTP) and our partner, Toyohashi University of Technology #TUT in Jan 2018 Penang Monthly issue (issue 01.18).
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