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We Went All-Out, As A Team!

Despite being new comer in the new format of the game, huge pressure on the team and stiff competition from other colleges & universities, the APU Cricket team secured a 2nd runner-up position at the Malaysian Cricket Association (Cricket Governing Body in Malaysia) – First Ever Indoor Cricket Championship 2016, held at Bayuemas Oval Indoor Cricket Stadium Sports complex in Klang, from Sunday, 27 November to Monday, 28 November 2016.

It was not a cakewalk for our boys to start the tournament with losing the opening match. But maintaining high pressure and huge expectation, Team did demonstrating fantastic teamwork and outstanding perseverance, 8-member team fought through the preliminary rounds to the semi-finals before securing the 2nd runner-up position. 


Kudos to the team for their competitive spirit and many thanks to the Club’s coaches Edwin Pio Rufus & Arun Seeralan and the Team Manager, Leo Gertrude who dedicated much effort in managing and training the APU team. Congratulations for the outstanding performance!

Debating Success

We are pleased to share that two of our debate teams, comprising Nurul Qistina Abdul Karim and Eric Onuoha (Team APU A) and Zhiyun Chia and Sadiq Ayinde (Team APU B) excelled at The Great Royal Gender Debate 2016, that was held at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) recently.
The Great Royal Gender Debate 2016, hosted by the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) in collaboration with Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM), was an initiative to create a platform for youths to debate on social and gender issues faced in society.

Both APU teams demonstrated impressive performance, in which team APU A made it all the way to semi-finals, whereas team APU B made it all the way to the finals, and attained the 4th Place award. Do join us in congratulating the teams! Well done!

200 participants from all IEEE Student Branches participated in conference hosted at APU

the 2016 IEEE Student Congress organized by APU IEEE Student Branch in collaboration with IEEE Malaysia Section on 15th October at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, Technology Park Malaysia, was a great success. 
The Conference was an overwhelming success, attracting 200 participants from all IEEE Student Branches in Malaysia, including speakers and researchers from different parts of the country, who provided great intellectual and social interaction for the participants. A large group of students, researchers and well-known experts in their respective fields from National Universities of Malaysia participated in the conference. This cross-disciplinary event provided a networking platform for all IEEE Student Branches in Malaysia and educated the students about IEEE, affinity groups, community services, funding opportunities and career building. The research collaborations and exchange of ideas among peers were among the highlights of this conference.
The IEEE Student congress was inaugurated by Prof. Ron Edwards, Vice Chancellor, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), Associate Prof. Zuhaina Zakaria, Chair, IEEE Malaysia Section and Dr. P. Susithita Menon, Student Activity Chair, IEEE Malaysia Section. There were few keynote speeches delivered in the Conference that include  “IEEE Malaysia Section YP Overview” by  Dr.Anang Hudaya, YP Malaysia Chair, ”IEEE Malaysia Section WIE Overview” by Saaveethya, R10 WIE, “WIE Student Network Soft Launch” by Norliza Mohd Noor, IEEE R10/Malaysia Section Past Chair, “D2K: Data to Knowledge ” by Manoj Jayabalan, APU,  “How to be a Professional Engineer “ by Ir. Yau Chau Fong, ”Healthy Lifestyle and Stress Management” by Siti Munira, “Occupational Safety and Health” by  Yasin  Mahanijah Md. Kamal, ”IEEE Collabratec” by Saaveethya & Yeoh Hong Boon and “IEEE Resume lab” by Fatimah Abd Rahman.

Other events like 3rd IEEE Malaysia Final Year Project (FYP) Competition which includes cash prizes, plaques and certificates for the winners from 13 different tracks, “Grab the Prize” and “Infographics” competitions were among the highlights of the student congress.


Good job and well done to the APU IEEE SB Members Muhammad Ehsan Rana (Advisor), Manoj Jayabalan (Chancellor), Mary Ting (Financial Advisor), Nirase Fathima Abubacker (Technical Advisor for CIS Chapter), Dr. Kuruvikulam Chandrasekaran Arun (Technical Advisor ComSoc Chapter) as well as the other organising committee members constituting Hasbullah bin Osman, Kamalanathan Shanmugam, Yogeswaran Nathan, Leo Gertrude David, Dr. Maythem Kamal Abbas and Naresh Kumar Appadurai for their dedicated work for the 2016 IEEE Malaysia Student Congress. Their high-quality work, excellent effort and effective contribution resulted in a successful and smooth running of the Congress. In future, we look forward to seeing more IEEE Conferences being hosted at APU, as events like these provide great exposure to our students when it comes to industrial knowledge.

MAPCU-APU Road Relay Championship 2016 - APU Athletes Unleashed Their Potentials at Inter-Universities Competition

The APU Athletic Team is pleased to share their recent participation in the MAPCU-APU ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIP 2016, in which they were ranked the 5th best team among participants from various private universities and colleges in the Klang Valley.

This year, the championship was hosted by APU at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM). Athletes who took part in the championship demonstrated great potential and teamwork as they competed to achieve greater heights at the championship. The athletic team, who regularly organizes training sessions every Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6.00pm at TPM compound, is now calling for new registrations and recruitment, to discover future talents in the athletic field.

Kudos to athletic team advisor, Thomas Raj for his efforts, and good job to all participants and volunteers who participated and assisted the event to achieve success. We look forward to gaining more sports-level achievements at the higher level in the future.