COLLEGE IN THE NEWS
Giving kids the best start in life
Star 4-Jun-2013. The whole family should be involved in
encouraging more mothers to breastfeed...
Star 21-Apr-2013. DISTED College, Penang, will hold its Open Day
on April 27 and 28...
Stay relevant to be in the rat race
Star 19-Apr-2013. Take something from the past, look to the
future, invest your efforts and make things better for others...
Good deals for students
Star 11-Mar-2013. Students and parents can meet with DISTED
College’s experienced lecturers to find out more about tertiary
Star 10-Mar-2013. DISTED College in Penang will be holding an
Open Day on March 16 and 17...
Workshop to tackle stress
Star 9-Jan-2013. Penang Association of Counselling and
Psychology (PACP) will hold a free workshop ‘Managing Stress in Self
Star 25-Nov-2012. DISTED College in Penang will be holding an
Open Day from 10am to 5pm on Dec 8 and 9...
Roads close for charity ride
Star 24-Oct-2012. Several roads in the George Town heritage
enclave will be closed in conjunction with a 7km charity cycle
called the Bike Hour Ride...
Star 21-Oct-2012. DISTED College in Penang will be holding an
English camp for students
from Nov 19 to 22...
DISTED charity bicycle ride
Star 16-Oct-2012. A 7km fun charity cycle ride will be held in
the George Town heritage enclave in Penang on Nov 4 to promote urban
Students get hands-on experience running own restaurant
Star 17-Sep-2012. It is fully managed and operated by DISTED
College students pursuing their Diploma in Hospitality Business
Proud to help the less fortunate
Star 12-Sep-2012. A spirited group of girls from the Cambridge
A-Level programme did a good deed on DISTED Day...
Star 2-Sep-2012. DISTED College is holding its inaugural DISTED
Day on Sept 8 to celebrate its 25th anniversary...
Learning English, loving nature
Star 19-Aug-2012. The Love Earth English Camp, organised by
DISTED College and Tadika Matahari Ceria, saw Years One to Six
pupils taking part in...
Thai students learn English in Penang
Star 8-Jul-2012. Five Thai students met their English
proficiency targets after completing a three-month English
enrichment programme at DISTED...
Star 3-Jun-2012. An exciting way to acquire practical exposure
on managing personal finance is by playing a financial education
Hospitality school in heritage site
New Straits Times, 1-May-2012. Tourism, culture and good food
make up this bustling Unesco heritage city, which is why this is the
ideal place for setting up a school for hospitality studies...
Can-do attitude pays off
Star, 30-Apr-2012. One should not give up when faced with
adversity. This is what 21-year-old Christina Widjaja truly believes
is the route to success....
Wholesome fun in the sun
Star, 15-Mar-2012. The Teluk Bahang beach in Penang was abuzz
Free orchestral music charms audience
New Straits Times, 7-Mar-2012. With the magnificent Homestead
Building of the Wawasan Open University (WOU) as a backdrop, it was
a perfect setting for a night of great orchestral music...
Sizzling carnival to hit Penang shores again
Star, 5-Mar-2012. Following its success last year, Braille On
The Beach will be back in Penang again on March 10...
Great deals for students
Star, 24-Feb-2012. Students who enrol in DISTED College during
The Star Education Fair 2012 in Penang next month will be given a
tuition fee rebate of RM300...
Another bread option
Star, 19-Feb-2012. An Iranian demonstrated the art of making the
delectable Middle-Eastern fare at the Bread Affair, a community
event organised by the DISTED...
Ong's a cut above the rest
Star, 10-Feb-2012. The brilliant achiever was among the 17
DISTED College students who were placed among the top 10% of all SAM
achievers within and outside...
Penangite among super achievers
Star, 5-Feb-2012. DISTED College, Penang student Ong Lin Eow had
plenty to be pleased about when he received his South Australian
Matriculation (SAM) programme results recently...
The Braille Challenge
New Straits Times, 12-Jan-2012. Come Feb 18, the
Braille-On-The-Beach 2012 event will take place at the Teluk Bahang
A lasting loaf affair
Star, 24-Dec-2011. The event organised by the DISTED School of
Hospitality was touted to be the first event in Penang to celebrate
the wonders of bread...
Love for the loaf
Star, 8-Dec-2011. The wholesome goodness of bread will be
highlighted at the Bread Affair...
Let's have a Bread Affair
New Straits Times, 5-Dec-2011. DISTED School of Hospitality will
be hosting the Bread Affair...
Star, 13-Nov-2011. DISTED College, Penang is organising a
four-day English Camp for students from Forms One to Four from Nov
22 to 25...
Passion for plants and tress
Star, 9-Sep-2011. DISTED College’s South Australian
Matriculation programme’s biology lecturer Angel Lai Ee May is
passionate about the majestic and shady trees found around Penang...
Low-vision students learn baking
New Straits Times, 26-Jul-2011. Youths from St Nicholas Home
proved that they could still learn to bake despite being visually
Star, 22-May-2011. DISTED College, Penang will hold an open day
on May 28 and 29 from 10am to 5pm...
Japanese kids learn English
Star, 22-May-2011. Seven primary school pupils from Japan on a
study tour to Penang attended a camp at DISTED College recently...
Fun way of
New Straits Times, 20-May-2011. Seven primary school pupils from
Japan attended a five-day English programme at DISTED College...
Tips to stand out
Star, 8-May-2011. A contest workshop in Penang gives students
guidance on creating winning entries...
High achiever scores big
New Straits Times, 26-Apr-2011. She had completed the South
Australian Matriculation (SAM) with flying colours at DISTED
Fund recipients receive scrolls
and set higher goals
Star, 19-Apr-2011. Priscilla Wong Xin Yi and Lai Shan Shan both
expressed their gratitude to the fund's trustees and DISTED
DISTED students bag top A-Level
Star, 7-Apr-2011. Two DISTED College students in Penang attained
top achievements in their international Cambridge A-Level programme...
Star, 13-Mar-2011. When the Cambridge A-Level 2010 November
examination results were announced, DISTED College student Ong Qi
Jia was elated...
Star, 6-Mar-2011. DISTED College, Penang will hold an open day
on March 12 and 13 from 10am to 5pm...
Exposure to English
Star, 27-Feb-2011. DISTED College, Penang recently hosted 43
teachers from two schools in Thailand on a study tour...
Good deal for students
Star, 3-Feb-2011. DISTED marketing manager Jane Goh said
students who enrol during the fair would be given a RM300 tuition
Visually-impaired bake with ease
New Straits Times, 9-Jan-2011. Physical disability proved to be
no obstacles to baking as several youths from the St Nicholas Home
for the visually impaired overcame their handicap to make sumptuous