DISTED Japanese Transfer Programme

A special thanks to Professor Masayuki Nagao (Emeritus & Project Professor, Center for International Education), Dr Lim Pang Boey (Associate Professor, Director of Global Education, Toyohashi University of Technology), and Dr Tan Wai Kian (Project Assistant Professor, Center for International Education) for joining #DISTEDCollege at conducting the programme preview of DISTED Japanese Transfer Programme at SMJK Chung Ling Penang, SMJK Chung Ling Butterworth and SMJK Jit Sin on 2nd & 3rd February 2017.

DISTED Japanese Transfer Programme is the first of such transfer programme between a Malaysian private institution of higher learning and participating Japanese institutions of higher learning and is opened to all students who wish to pursue their studies in the field of Computing / Engineering and eventually graduate with an undergraduate or even postgraduate qualifications in Japan.


The English Elocution Contest

The English Elocution Contest for secondary school students Youth Speaks for the Nation will be organised by DISTED this year.  Students will vie for the coveted Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Challenge Trophy in the month of July 2017. This event by Junior Chamber International Penang better known as Jaycees Penang was started sometime in the mid 1980’s and attracts many upper secondary school students. On Tuesday 24th January 2017 the President of JCI Penang EK Yeoh together with Organising Chairman Alex Lee and Patron Datuk Ong Seng Huat paid a courtesy call to our CEO/President Dr Seah Soo Aun to discuss the arrangements for DISTED to be the host of this prestigious annual speech contest. More details will be announced soon.

Article contributed by Mr Paul Seah