Wednesday, 7 June, 2023, Penang – DISTED College, Penang, proudly announces the unveiling of DISTED’s new hub and facility, the CoL2abz. This new immersive learning hub, housing Multimedia, Psychology, and Business programmes, marks a significant step forward in embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) and harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI). The distinguished guest, YB Lee Chun Kit, State Assemblyman for Pulau Tikus, officiated the Hub’s inauguration.
The establishment of CoL2abz represents DISTED’s commitment to advancing education and supporting IR 4.0. This facility is designed to offer students interested in technology, engineering, business, and psychology an innovative and immersive learning environment.
Dato’ Lim Si Boon, Chief Executive Officer of DISTED College, expressed his pride in this remarkable achievement, stating, “The Hub represents our dedication to shaping the future of education. By providing students with access to innovative facilities and cutting-edge technologies, we can empower them to thrive in the era of IR 4.0.”
Professor Dr. Vikneswaran Nair, President of DISTED College added that, “Our approach involves integrating human interactions and behaviour with multimedia and communication technologies, creating a platform that fosters collaboration and knowledge exchange. Additionally, we support student-led business start-ups, anchoring them in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. This comprehensive strategy equips students with the necessary skills and experiences to excel in the rapidly evolving landscape of IR 4.0.”
He further said, “The establishment of the Hub underscores DISTED College’s unwavering commitment to advancing education and preparing students for the demands of IR 4.0. The Hub offers students pursuing technology, engineering, business, and psychology programmes an unparalleled, immersive learning environment.”
Professor Nair expresses that CoL2abz features multimedia and collaborative workspaces, and industry-standard equipment, enabling students to engage in hands-on learning experiences. Through proactive adoption and thoughtful implementation, we can leverage IR 4.0 and AI to shape a better future for individuals and societies. The Hub’s multifaceted approach equips learners with the skills and knowledge required to excel in an increasingly digitised and interconnected world.
As a renowned educational institution, DISTED College continues to lead the way in preparing students for the challenges and opportunities presented by IR 4.0. The Hub serves as a testament to their commitment to fostering innovation, academic excellence, and the holistic development of their students.