Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

MMU For Sale

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Yeah, you heard it right. Multimedia University (MMU) is up for sale, and it’s valued between RM800~900 million. The plan is to raise money for the high-speed broadband (HSBB) project which will cost TM RM1~1.5 billion per year. Here’s an article from Business Times Online. From the line While management remains optimistic on the disposal […]

Students Sue Government

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

This is new, interesting, and dumb. Four students from the state of Perak, Mohammad Syawwaal Mohammad Nizar (Year 4), Mohammad Fadzil Nor Mohd Rosni (Form 3), Nur Najihah Muhaimin (Form 3) and Syazaira Arham Yahya Ariff (Form 4) filed a suit against the Government over its policy to teach Science and Mathematics in English. As […]

PTPTN Lifts Exemptions

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

National Higher Education Loan Fund a.k.a. PTPTN (or for some PTPTpu) has lifted exemptions given to borrowers who obtain first class degrees from repayment. The new motto is Now, everybody has to pay 😉 They claim that too many students has excel in their studies, and up to last year 2,464 students who borrowed RM5.5mil […]

Pelajar MMU juga mahu skrol bentuk kertas

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

Today there’s one entry in the Utusan Malaysia forum, entitled Pelajar MMU juga mahu skrol bentuk kertas: Saudara Pengarang, SAYA pelajar tahun akhir Multimedia Universiti (MMU) ingin menyuarakan kebimbangan saya kerana MMU tidak menganugerahkan skrol berbentuk kertas, tetapi berbentuk CD. Apa yang membimbangkan ialah apabila saya memohon jawatan di Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Awam (SPA) kelak sudah […]