It was a great honour that the ACCA President, Mr Martin Turner, paid a visit to TAR University College on 23 October 2013 for a presentation ceremony that was held at the Auditorium of Bangunan Tun Tan Siew Sin.
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TAR University College organised the TARC International Conference on Learning and Teaching 2013 on 21 October 2013 at the Bangunan Tun Tan Siew Sin, KL Main Campus. Its aim is to continuously transform and enhance learning and teaching via sharing, exchanging and discussing experience, knowledge and expertise among the experts and educationists. Themed ‘Innovation and Transformation in Learning and Teaching’, the 3rd International Conference was focusing on promoting collaborations, discussion and the sharing of knowledge, experience and expertise on innovative learning, teaching and assessment methodologies and strategies, digital learning and the teaching eco–system, as well as the effects of globalisation on institutional policies and the professional development of educators.Click to read more
TAR University College alumnus, Prof Dr. Kurunathan Ratnavelu, made a trip to his alma mater on 8 October 2013 to reminisce the time when he was studying at the then TAR College. He met up with the President, Datuk Dr Tan Chik Heok for a brief chat before proceeding to walk around the Centre of Pre-University Studies where he studied. Prof Dr. Kurunathan did his Higher School Certificate at TAR College in 1976 - 1977 and he was one of the pioneer students who studied at the Kuala Lumpur Main Campus. Since then, he went on to University of Malaya to do his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Mathematics. He achieved his academic pinnacle with a PhD in Atomic Physics from Flinders University, Australia.Click to read more
TAR University College students once again brought glory to the institution when they bagged 3 prizes in the Deloitte Tax Challenge on 8 November 2013. After a month of poring through the Malaysian tax system, gruelling case presentations and heated debate, the students emerged Champion in the Individual category and took the Merit prizes in Individual and Team categories, reaffirming the top-notch quality teaching that they have received at TAR University College.Click to read more
Four students, namely, Chin Foo Lian, Ch‘ng Shin Fang, Ch‘ng Chee Kheng from the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (‘FEBE’) and Lee Shu Hua from the Faculty of Accountancy, Finance and Business (‘FAFB’) recently won the Merit Prize in the MSC Malaysia Asia Pacific ICT Awards (‘MSC Malaysia APICTA‘) 2013 by designing and developing an intelligent machine-to-machine system called Sherlock Cares. They were given the title “Best of Tertiary Student Project – Software/Hardware” for their effort. This award is presented to the most innovative ICT software and/or hardware project from students of institutions of higher learning. Their project supervisors were Dr Lai Weng Kin and Mr Chen Woon Wee. This very same team also won the 2nd Runners-Up position in the MSC Malaysia-IHL Business Plan Competition earlier this year which is an integral platform for institutions of higher learning to test students’ abilities and creativities in digital technology and to inculcate an entrepreneurial mindset among students and staff.Click to read more
Three students of Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (‘FEBE’) put to good use the knowledge they have acquired from their programme and won the Champion Prize in SolidWorks Student Design Competition on 18 September 2013. The Advanced Diploma in Technology (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) Year 2 students, namely, Lim Say Loong, Tay Song Pou and Gan Hong Aik were elated with the win and walked away with RM5,000 and other prizes.Click to read more