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Interpersonal communication skills at the workplace-part 1

By Ainul Haliza Binti Abdul Hair, Lecturer, School of American Degree Program Interpersonal communication is the process of sharing ideas and emotions verbally and non-verbally with another person. It allows us to interact with and understand others in our personal and professional lives. In the workplace, hiring managers often look for employees with strong interpersonal...
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Great creative career choices that doesn’t make you a starving artist

Creativity is a quality that’s always valued, no matter what the subject matter is.  The creative industry is an enormous one, and it continues to grow. Along with this growth of industry, grow too the great many creative and artistic career paths. From sole proprietors to booming international corporations to not-for-profit organisations, the creative industry...
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Zero to hero! boost your confidence speaking in English!

By Daksayani Ganeson, Lecturer, School of Education, MPU and Language When was the last time I stood in front of an audience to speak English? I had to memorize what I needed to say, I felt nervous and my voice was shaky! I scanned through the room to see if anyone liked my presentation, looking...
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Medical laboratory technologists: frontliners behind the scenes

By Jayatheswary A/P Parnealsivam, Lecturer, School of Allied Health Sciences Introduction A medical laboratory technologist (MLT) is a profession listed under the Allied Health Science (AHS) group. This profession is not well known among the general public because many of the tasks performed are done behind the scenes. Medical laboratory technologists are the backbone of...
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2021 – the year to restore Malaysia’s tourism & hospitality industry

By Norhaslinda Jamaluddin, Lecturer, School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts The tourism and hospitality industry will continue to face an unparalleled level of trials during the coronavirus pandemic in 2021 and, success will depend on how its stakeholders, for instance, companies and individual properties, react and adapt to the situation. For Malaysia, the Ministry...

Incorporating 21st Century skills into the classroom

By Nurul Nurhabibi Hijazi, Lecturer, School of Education, MPU & Language What is 21st-Century Learning? Students nowadays spend their lives in a variety of media because they have been surrounded by it all their lives. This is due to world changes at an unprecedented rate. Educators are continually faced with new challenges in order to...
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