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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...

A brave yet scary new world – the pandemic & how it’s affecting teenage mental health

The twenty-first century dawned upon us all with much promise and expectation.  It was supposed to have been the dawn of an era of amazing technology and incredible human advancement.  And in many ways, it has been.  It was all going nicely, actually, until the COVID-19 came along in 2019 and struck fear into all...

Graphic designer vs digital designer

By Nesamalar A/P Damalingam, Lecturer, School of Creative Art & Design “What is the difference between graphic design and digital design?”  This is a question that many students interested in design often ask. Although both graphic and digital design are founded on the same fundamental knowledge and principles, graphic designers lack the digital skills which...

How safe is your pregnancy when you are Rhesus negative?

By Siti Marlina Saleh, Lecturer, School of Allied Health Sciences Blood Group Do you know your blood group? Some people are A positive, some are A negative and so on. The “A blood” group refers to ABO blood grouping while the positive and negative refers to Rhesus blood grouping. You are Rhesus positive when u...

The most employable degree programmes of the future

As we enter full swing into the year 2021, still reeling from and reacting to the most ubiquitous and unrelenting pandemic the world has ever seen, many of you might be feeling concerned, and even apprehensive, about your future and what it holds.  Yes, many people have lost their jobs, or at least look as...
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