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Awards and Achievements

Over the years, APIIT Education Group has secured more than 100 awards at local, regional and international level. These awards serve as acknowledgements of the achievement of APIIT and our students, reaffirming our standing as being among the leading technology Institutions in Malaysia.

Prime Minister's Award for APU

The APIIT Education Group received the prestigious Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award from the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak. Only one organization was selected to receive the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award from among nearly 30 other award recipients in 8 different categories. APIIT Education Group was also awarded Export Excellence Award (Services).

The Industry Excellence Awards, organized by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI), recognizes and rewards organizations for organizational excellence including competitiveness, innovativeness, market presence and export performance. Winning the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award is a significant milestone and an honour for APU as a leader in higher education. The award truly reflects our commitment and focus on quality, innovation, graduate employability and internationalization.

THE MERITS, AWARDS AND RECOGNITION, LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL

DIGITAL GAMES COMPETITION

2016       -    Champion

2016       -    1st Runner Up

 

HILTI INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL MOBILE APPLICATION COMPETITION

2016       -    Top 10 Finalist

 

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES IN EDUCATION & INDUSTRY EXHIBITION 2016

2016       -    Bronze Award

 

INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA (IEM) AWARD

2016       -    Gold Award

 

GAMIFICATION HACKATHON

2016       -    Champion

2016       -    Gold Medal

 

ANGELHACK GLOBAL HACKATHON (MALAYSIA)

2016       -    Grand Prize

 

ATOS GLOBAL IT CHALLENGE

2016       -    1st Runner Up

 

F-SECURE IT SECURITY CHALLENGE

2016     -      Champion

 

INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION (ITEX)

2016     -     1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2016     -     1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2015     -     1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2015     -     1 Bronze Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2014     -     1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2014     -     1 Bronze Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2013     -     2 Silver Medals for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2013     -     2 Gold medals for the innovator category

 

MATERIALS LECTURE COMPETITION (MLC)

2016     -      First Prize

2014     -      Second Prize

 

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC’S ‘GO GREEN IN THE CITY’ COMPETITION - MALAYSIA

2016     -      1st Runner-up

2016     -      2nd Runner-up

2015     -      1st Runner-up

2014     -      1st Runner-up

 

E-GENTING PROGRAMMING COMPETITION

(R&D DIVISION, EGENTING)

2015   -  Distinction Award for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2015   -  Merit Award for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2014   -  Merit Award for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2014   -  Merit Award for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2006   -  First Prize for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2004   -  First Prize for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2003   -  First Prize for 'Software Program Design and Development'

2002   -  Merit Award for 'Software Program Design and Development'

 

E-GENTING BUG HUNT

2014   -  First Prize

2014   -  Second Prize

2014   -  Third Prize

 

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY INNOVATION COMPETITION (EIC) SINGAPORE

2015   -    1st Runner-up

2015   -    4th Place

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION, SYSTEM AND CONVERGENCE APPLICATIONS (ICISCA)

2015     -     1 Gold Award

2015     -     1 Bronze Award 

 
 

BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA MUSEUM ART GALLERY “DOODLE COMPETITION”

2015     -     3rd Place

 

1WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL

2015     -     Champion of Nusantara Singing Category

2015     -     1st Runner Up of Nusantara Singing Category

2015     -     Best Performance Award of Nusantara Singing Category

2015     -     2nd Runner Up of International Singing Category

 

CIMA GLOBAL BUSINESS CHALLENGE MALAYSIA

2015     -     Finalist

2014     -     1st Runner-up

 

PATHFINDER ROBOT COMPETITION

2015     -      1st Runner-up

2015     -      Creativity Award

 

MALAYSIAN/MILO OPEN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP

2015     -      Merit Award

 

UTP-HAX NATIONAL HACKING COMPETITION 2014

2014     -    1st Runner-up

2014     -    4th Place

2014     -    1st Runner-up

 

BIG APP CHALLENGE 1.0

2014     -    1st Runner-up

 

CME GLOBAL TRADING CHALLENGE

2014     -     4th Place

 

ASIA PACIFIC ICT AWARDS (APICTA) MALAYSIA (MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

2013     -     Top Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2012     -     Top Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2011     -     Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister

2011     -     Top Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2011     -     2 Merit Awards for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2010     -     Top Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2008     -     Top Award for 'Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community'

2005     -     Top Award for 'Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools'

2004     -     Top Award for 'Best of Education & Training'

2004     -     Top Award for 'Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools'

2004     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Research & Development'

2003     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Research & Development'

2002     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Smart Learning Applications'

2001     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Smart Learning Applications'

2000     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Smart Learning Applications'

2000     -     Top Award for 'Best of Student Projects'

1999     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Student Projects'

 

MAKEWEEKEND ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2013

2013     -     Winner of Water Drone Competition

2013     -     Winner of Awesomeness Challenge

 

MALAYSIA CYBERSECURITY AWARDS (CYBERSECURITY MALAYSIA)

2013     -     Award for 'Information Security Training Provider of the Year'

2012     -     Award for 'Information Security Training Provider of the Year'

2009     -     Award for 'Information Security Training Provider of the Year'

 

THE BRANDLAUREATE –SMES BEST BRANDS AWARDS

2012     -     Winner of Corporate Branding Award in Education

INTERNATIONAL ASIA PACIFIC ICT AWARDS (APICTA)

2012     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2011     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2010     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Tertiary Student Project'

2004     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Education & Training'

2004     -     Merit Award for 'Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools'

 

MICROSOFT IMAGINE CUP (MICROSOFT INC.)

2012     -     Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2012     -     Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’

2011     -     Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2011     -     1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2011     -     2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2011     -     Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’

2011     -     Top Award for ‘Presentation Superstars’

2010     -     Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2010     -     Top 6 finalists at World Championship in Poland

2010     -     Top Award for 'Best Presentation Team'

2010     -     Top Award for 'Best Implementation of Multipoint'

2004     -      3rd Prize Award for 'System Government Elections Software'

 

HEP-IPTS DEBATE COMPETITION (MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION MALAYSIA

2012     -      Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition

2012     -      Best Speaker Award

2011     -      Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition

 

MALAYSIAN GREENTECH AWARDS 2012 (MINISTRY OF ENERGY, GREEN TECHNOLOGY & WATER)

2012       -    Silver Award for ‘GreenTech University’

 

MSC-IHL Business Plan Competition

(Institutions of Higher Learning Business Plan Competition by Multimedia Development Corporation)

2012     -     Merit prize for Business Idea Category

2005     -     Grand prize for Business Idea Category

2005     -     Merit prize for Business Plan Category

 

NAPEI AWARDS (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, MALAYSIA)

2011     -     Award for Educational Excellence

2007     -     Award for Educational Excellence

2004     -     Award for Educational Excellence

 

1MALAYSIA INNOVATION TOURNAMENT (1MIT) 2010

2010     -     Winner for 'Best Animated Award'

2010     -     Winner for 'Most Scariest Video Award'

 

HACK IN THE BOX (HITB) INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2010

2010     -      2nd Prize for 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

 

MALAYSIA FROST & SULLIVAN TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD 2010

(WON BY APU GRADUATES)

2010     -      Award for 'Emerging Human Computer Interface Technologies'

 

WORLD UNIVERSITY DEBATES CHAMPIONSHIP 2010

2010     -      Runner-up in the Grand Final

 

STANFORD UNIVERSITY’S GLOBAL INNOVATION TOURNAMENT 2009 (Won by APU Student)

2009   -  Winner for Global Innovation Tournament Global Challenge

 

MSC MALAYSIA CREATIVE INDUSTRY AWARDS 2009

(GAMES CATEGORY - STUDENT)

2009     -     Award for 'Best Game Design'

2009     -     Award for 'Best Technical'

 

ITEX 2009 AWARDS - WON BY APU GRADUATES

(INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION)

2009   -    Gold Award for 'Best Invention - SmartSurface'

2009   -    Special Award for Corporate Invention

 

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION MALAYSIA AWARDS

2008   -    Top Award for 'Best Website Design'

 

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD 2006

(MALAYSIA CANADA BUSINESS COUNCIL)

2006   -    Bronze award for Industry Excellence for Education

 

DKSH-CSSC AWARD

2006   -    First Prize for DKSH-CSSC Media Challenge 2006

 

PIKOM - COMPUTIMES ICT AWARDS 2004

(Association of Computer Industry in Malaysia)

2005   -    Product of the Year Award for 'URL Checker'

2004   -    Product of the Year Award for 'Screenshield Suite'

 

ASIAN INNOVATION AWARDS

(Far Eastern Economic Review, Singapore)

2004   -    Only Malaysian Finalist

 

PRIME MINISTER'S GOLDEN HANDS AWARD

(Ministry of Works Malaysia)

2004   -    Top Award in Network and PC Maintenance category

 

HSBC YOUNG IT ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

(HONG KONG BANK)

2004   -    Gold Award for 'Universal Wireless Charging' solution

2004   -    Judges Award for 'Security Transmitter & Detector' device

2002   -    Silver Award for 'Business Edutainment Access Medium' Business Plan

 

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS

(Ministry of Education, Malaysia)

2003   -     Award of Excellence in Research & Development

2003   -     Award of Excellence for Development of Overseas Centres

 

ASIA STUDENT .NET AWARDS

(Microsoft Inc.)

2003   -     3rd Prize Award for 'Automobile Manufacture Service' software application

2003   -     5th Prize Award for 'i-Mall' software application

 

DARE TO BE DIGITAL PROGRAMMING COMPETITION

(British Council / University of Abertay, Dundee)

2003   -     1st Prize Award for a Multiplayer Online Game

2003   -     3rd Prize Award for a Role Playing Strategy Game

 

FORUM NOKIA MOBILE CHALLENGE JAVA COMPETITION

(Nokia Inc.)

2002   -     Top 3 winners worldwide for a Java-based e-mail client application for Nokia devices using J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition)

 

ENTERPRISE 50 AWARDS

(Accenture & SMI Devt Corp)

1998, 1999, 2000   -    3rd position in 2000 among top 50 Malaysian organisations