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Celebrating George Town
Star, 18-Dec-2010. A street celebration honouring George Town as
a Unesco World Heritage Site had thousands of locals and visitors
alike delighting in two of the city’s most prominent assets - its
cuisine and culture...
DISTED to liven up inner city
New Straits Times, 16-Dec-2010. George Town: The inner part of
the city, which lies in the Unesco World Heritage Site, is
desperately in need of a facelift...
Star, 5-Dec-2010. The Viva La George Town Carnival is a
Star, 4-Dec-2010. If you want to enjoy good Penang and
international food all in one street....
Food festival on Dec 11
New Straits Times, 4-Dec-2010. Penang will rekindle its renowned
food haven status...
Star, 21-Nov-2010. DISTED College in Penang is organising a
four-day English language camp...
A party to remember
Star, 6-Nov-2010. The kids at the Penang Shan Children’s Home in
George Town, smiled and beamed with joy when DISTED College staff
paid them a visit...
Star, 14-Oct-2010. Imagine a chef meticulously preparing torte
in the kitchen...
their bit for society
Star, 9-Oct-2010. These young people are of two different
nationalities but they share the common human bond of compassion...
College gives out scholarships
to 233 students
Star, 7-Oct-2010. DISTED College Penang has presented
scholarship awards totalling RM589,993 to 233 deserving students...
Star, 22-Sep-2010. DISTED College will hold a public blood
Mums give their best to babies
in one-minute feeding
Star, 8-Aug-2010. It was a joyous atmosphere when a group of 17
mothers gathered at DISTED College to simultaneously breastfeed
Taiwanese study tour
Star, 25-Jul-2010. 14 DISTED College students gained exposure to
Taiwan’s business, industrial and cultural settings during an
educational field trip recently...
Going bald for cancer awareness
New Straits Times, 7-Jun-2010. Some people spot a bald head
simply for style but DISTED College student services executive
Kelvin Lim Kah Hin chose to have one for charity...
Art therapy workshop
Star, 23-May-2010. DISTED College, Penang is organising a
workshop on the therapeutic use of art and image making on June 5...
Top grad from Zimbabwe
Star, 15-Apr-2010. It was a moment of glory for Yvonne Lunga
from Zimbabwe at the DISTED College graduation ceremony recently...
Role play workshop
Star, 11-Mar-2010. DISTED College, Penang is organising a
workshop on the therapeutic use of dramatic role playing on May 8...
Star, 2-Mar-2010 and 6-Mar-2010. DISTED College is organising a
series of baking workshops on Saturdays for adults and students at
Star, 21-Mar-2010. Staff members of leading hotels and resorts
in Penang recently completed a professional development programme
conducted by DISTED College...
Star, 7-Mar-2010. DISTED College, Penang will hold an Open Day
on Mar 13 and 14...
Students share the joy
Star, 21-Feb-2010. Residents of the Silver Jubilee Home for the
Aged in Penang had a great time filled with fun, smiles and laughter
during a celebration with DISTED College students to usher in the
Chinese New Year...
Star, 29-Nov-2009. Calling all rockers! DISTED College, Penang
is organising a two-day Camp Rock for students...
Taiwanese study tour
Star, 8-Nov-2009. Twenty-four students from Taiwan’s Oriental
Institute of Technology (OIT) had a fun-filled educational trip to
Penang on a study tour organised by DISTED Colllege...
Doing their bit for nature
Star, 11-Oct-2009. DISTED College students and staff recently
lent their “green hands” to clean and green their campus...
Free info on mental problems
Star, 29-Sep-2009. 11 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in
Penang will jointly organise a free mental health expo...
Star, 13-Sep-2009. 14 community-minded artists in Penang raked
in RM66,750 to help cancer patients at a charity art exhibition &
Star, 28-Jun-2009. The DISTED College RC Club recently organised
an exhibition-cum-demonstration on radio-controlled (RC) vehicles to
promote the hobby...
Pulsating showcase by youths
Star, 20-Jun-2009. The hall of Disted-Stamford College in Penang
recently hosted a pulsating performance as 23 young dancers put up
an enchanting show under the theme of ‘Dream A Dream’...
Star, 26-Apr-2009. For children, stories can play a greater role
beyond language development and being a pleasant pastime...
Fun fest to mark women’s rights
Star, 28-Mar-2009. It was a fun-filled day at the Women’s
Centre for Change (WCC) International Women’s Day celebration in
Standing tall above the rest
Star, 13-Mar-2009. DISTED A-Level student Darius Cheong
Huang Wei the top SPM scorer for Methodist Boys School...
Holiday Water Camp
Star, 1-Mar-2009. Kolej Disted-Stamford, Penang, will be
holding a two-day H2O Camp...
Star, 1-Mar-2009. Four Kolej Disted-Stamford science stream students
scored five As in the Cambridge A-Levels examinations last November...
Cream of the crop
Star, 20-Feb-2009. Four science stream students from
Kolej Disted-Stamford have obtained five straight As in the
international Cambridge A-Level examination which they sat in
Work hard for success
Star, 20-Feb-2009. Always be guided by good core values
and do the “right things” right...
Busy as bees
Star, 8-Feb-2009. Kolej Disted-Stamford,
Penang, recently organised a two-day holiday camp for students to
enhance their English language and living skills...
Bee-zzzz day for students at holiday camp
Star, 5-Feb-2009. Fourty-four primary and
secondary school pupils had a fun experience during a two-day school
holiday camp organised by Kolej Disted-Stamford at the college in
Fun with water
Star, 18-Jan-2009. A total of 34 students aged
between seven and fifteen had a fun time at the two-day H2O Camp
organised by Kolej Disted-Stamford recently...
Star, 21-Dec-2008. Sixty-one students had a great time honing their
English language skills...
Injecting fun into learning
Star, 18-Dec-2008. Sixty-one school students had a great time honing
their English language skills...
Check career options
Star, 14-Dec-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford in Penang is hosting its
Bee zzzz camp
Star, 7-Dec-2008. Students from Year Five to Form Five are invited
to join a A Bee zzzz Camp...
Holiday water camp
Star, 23-Nov-2008. KOLEJ Disted-Stamford, Penang, is organising a
two-day camp for students aged between 7 and 15...
Holiday English camp
Star, 9-Nov-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford, Penang, is organising a
four-day English Language camp...
Star, 2-Nov-2008. It was fun-filled learning for 53 upper secondary
students from six schools in Penang when they attended an
electronics engineering workshop conducted by Kolej Disted-Stamford
Secrets to success
Good habits are important because the right attitude enhances
aptitude,” said Traders Hotel Penang general manager,
Her passion for marketing
Star, 21-Oct-2008. Marketing may seem complex and difficult to some
but for Teh Huey Ying...
A dream come true
Star, 5-Oct-2008. Since young, he has harboured ambitions of
pursuing his tertiary education in the United States...
Training for the job
Star, 28-Sep-2008. Kolej Disted Stamford in Penang has earned a
reputation for offering courses that are beneficial to students when
they enter the workforce...
What an adventure!
Star, 14-Sep-2008. The students came all the way from Taiwan to
participate in a one-month educational attachment programme in
Star, 31-Aug-2008. Beauty queen Jolene Lim Wei Li has added another
feather to her cap...
Consider exciting career in
Star, 25-Jul-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford will soon offer the
Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) programme from HELP University
A special occasion
Star, 20-Jul-2008. Nineteen students from the Oriental Institute of
Technology (OIT) in Taiwan brought cheer to residents of the Penang
Home for the Infirm and Aged recently...
Teaching children to be
Star, 8-July-2008. Some 106 children aged seven to 12 had a whale of
a time painting their interpretation of greening the earth to mark
World Environment Day recently...
Nurturing eco warriors
Star, 5-Jun-2008. A total of 106 children aged between seven and 12
took part in a colouring contest organised recently by Kolej Disted-Stamford,
Penang, to mark World Environment Day...
Star, 25-May-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford, Penang, will hold its Open
Star, 18-May-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford, Penang, is holding a
two-day workshop on Visual Basic programming for Form Five
Star, 11-May-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford, Penang, is holding a
children's colouring contest on May 31, from 9am to noon...
Thumbs up for workshops
Star, 6-Apr-2008. It has started – the preparation to help students
come up with good posters that will catch eyes and bag prizes for
this year’s Campaign 4 Rewards (C4R) contest...
Star, 5-Apr-2008. Ninety students from five secondary schools in
Penang had an exciting time exploring the information technology...
New Straits Times, 24-Mar-2008. DISTED student Sanjay Boss
makes the best use of free, open Wi-Fi access at local eateries...
Star, 16-Mar-2008. Imagine this scenario – your uncle has just given
you RM100,000 to spend, on condition that you prove you can use the
more than good grades
Star, 9-Mar-2008. For a competitive edge in the job market,
engineering graduates need more than just academic achievement, said Agilent Technologies Malaysia human resource director Norita Wan
the job market
Star, 20-Feb-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford in Penang has introduced an
industry-sharing programme to ensure that its graduates are ready to
join the workforce...
Star, 3-Feb-2008. Kolej Disted-Stamford staff members had a joint
celebration to mark Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Deepavali and Christmas
Hard work pays
Star, 26-Jan-2008. Getting her Diploma in Business Studies did not
come easy for V. Sangeetha...
Having fun with English
Star, 23-Dec-2007. Fifty-six secondary school
students attended a four-day holiday English
language camp at Kolej Disted-Stamford recently...
Financial boost Door of opportunity opens with
Star, 22-Dec-2007. A total of 224 recipients
turned up for the Kolej Disted-Stamford Scholarships
and Academic Awards Presentation 2007 ceremony in
Unity camp for 200 students
Star, 15-Dec-2007. About 200 students from five
secondary schools attended an integration and unity
camp organised by Kolej Disted-Stamford in Penang
Only 22 and already a high achiever
New Straits Times, 3-Dec-2007. At 22, former DISTED
Diploma in Business Studies student Melissa Yeap is
already a holder of a master's degree...
Playful way to teach autistic kids
Star, 7-Dec-2007. British creative arts therapist Dr
Sue Jennings was recently in Penang to share her
expertise in incorporating creative arts in teaching
children with special needs, abused children and
Reward for excellence
Star, 11-Nov-2007. Kolej Disted-Stamford student
Huang I-Hsiang, who is pursuing a twinning degree in
Commerce with Australia’s Deakin University, has
been honoured by the university for excellent
Star, 4-Nov-2007. Kolej Disted-Stamford is
organising an English language camp for Form 1 to
Form 4 students...
38 receive degrees
Star, 27-Oct-2007. Thirty-eight Kolej Disted-Stamford
students received their commerce degrees from
Australia’s Deakin University recently...
Star, 6-Oct-2007. Five Kolej Disted-Stamford
engineering students took part in the first
Malaysian pedal car race held at the Esplanade in
hone IT skills
Star, 5-Oct-2007. Thirty six Thai teachers from
five schools in Hatyai gained broader perspectives
on teaching techniques at a training session
conducted by Kolej Disted-Stamford in Penang...
top bank official
Star, 23-Sep-2007. Right after completing Form
Five, Goh Cheng Ean started working as a temporary
employee with Citibank Malaysia while studying
part-time for an IT course...
Star, 19-Aug-2007. Disted-Stamford College has
big plans but intends to remain small to be more
Cheer for old
Star, 18-Aug-2007. Thirty students from the
Oriental Institute of Technology (OIT) in Taiwan
brought cheer to the residents of the Penang Home
for the Infirmed and Aged recently...
Star, 12-Aug-2007. Thirty Taiwan’s Oriental
Institute of Technology (OIT) students had a
one-month attachment programme in Penang organised
by Kolej Disted-Stamford....
Star, 5-Aug-2007. Entrepreneurship can be
nurtured in students through projects that give them
a feel of doing business...
Star, 22-Jul-2007. Some 30 people took the
opportunity to increase their IT know-how at a
training session organised by Kolej Disted-Stamford
Training programme for counsellors, therapists
Star, 28-Jun-2007. The Penang Educational
Consultative Council (PECC) is sponsoring a training
programme to upgrade the skills of counsellors...
Learning to read
Star, 24-Jun-2007. Penang Befrienders conducted a
training for about 40 SMK Convent Bukit Mertajam
students at a peer-counselling and leadership skills
workshop organised by Kolej Disted-Stamford
The right choice
Star, 10-Jun-2007. About 50 students gained insight
into study options and career pathways at a seminar
recently conducted by education advisers at Kolej
June Open Day
Star, 27-May-2007. Kolej Disted-Stamford in Penang
will hold an open day from 9am to 6pm on June 3...
Thai visitors learn English the fun way
Star,15-May-2007. A group of Thai students and
government officers, led by Hatyai education bureau
director Pattaragorn Chaisud, attended the English
camp held at DISTED...
Grooming students for the hotel line
Students of Kolej Disted-Stamford in Penang learned
first-hand from a hotel industry expert what will be
in store for them when they enter the working
Star, 8-Apr-2007. Kolej Disted-Stamford has tied up
with the Oriental Institute of Technology (OIT) in
Star, 18-Feb-2007. Talks for students and corporate
Star, 12-Feb-2007. Kolej Disted-Stamford
was among nine colleges in Penang which contributed
62 scholarship awards...
MULTIMEDIA: Day Two of The Star Education Fair 2007
Star, 11-Feb-2007. Why study engineering at DISTED?
Student wins top honours
Kolej Disted-Stamford student Ooi
Ying Ying, who is pursuing a twinning
degree in commerce with Australia’s
Deakin University, has been honoured by