Reaping Rewards: The Remarkable Journey of Tan Khye Shen

In the pursuit of excellence, dedication, determination, and the ability to balance multiple responsibilities become guiding stars. This narrative unfolds the inspiring journey of Tan Khye Shen, a former student of SEGi, whose remarkable odyssey from a Diploma in Information Technology (DIIT) scholar to a Bachelor graduate with First Class Honours, and now a thriving consultant associate at Siemens Industry Software, stands as a testament to the power of hard work and resilience.

Tan Khye Shen commenced his academic voyage at SEGi in May 2018, enrolling in the DIIT program. This marked the genesis of his quest for knowledge and expertise in the realm of Information Technology. Despite the challenges of part-time work to support his education, Khye Shen exhibited unparalleled determination. His relentless pursuit of academic excellence and commitment to his studies became evident during his diploma years, where he consistently achieved outstanding results.

Choosing to continue his education post-diploma was a pivotal decision. In January 2021, Khye Shen enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing programme at SEGi, embracing new challenges with zeal. His positive experience during his diploma years and the quality education he received at SEGi inspired his confidence in the institution. The degree programme not only deepened his understanding of the computing field but also honed his analytical abilities, culminating in the achievement of First Class Honours.


In May 2022, Khye Shen secured an esteemed internship at Siemens Industry Software, a globally renowned technology giant. His role as a software customization intern showcase his technical proficiency and adaptability in a professional setting. Throughout the internship, Khye Shen customized software, gaining invaluable hands-on experience and contributing meaningfully to real-world projects.

Post-internship, Khye Shen transitioned seamlessly into his role as a consultant associate at Siemens Industry Software, a testament to his exceptional skills and expertise. His rapid ascent from student to professional underscores his journey’s extraordinary nature. The dedication and time management prowess he honed during his academic years have transformed into invaluable assets in his professional career.

Tan Khye Shen’s evolution from a diligent diploma student to a Bachelor graduate with First Class Honours and, subsequently, a successful consultant associate is an inspiring saga of resilience, determination, and time management. His story echoes Segi College Penang’s commitment to nurturing holistic development and creating avenues for students to shine academically and professionally. Khye Shen’s journey serves as a motivating beacon for current and future SEGi students, emphasizing the pivotal role of hard work and perseverance in the pursuit of dreams and aspirations.

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