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Media Releases 2012

December 21 Curtin Sarawak teams second runners-up at NACES
December 14 School-leavers invited to ‘Curtin Summer Intake’ Programme Preview
December 12 British Council appoints Curtin Sarawak as an IELTS Associate and test centre
December 5 Curtin Sarawak JCLA ambassadors organise outreach project at Penan village
December 3 MICPA and Curtin Sarawak host Leadership Camp 2012
November 23 Curtin Sarawak shows its appreciation to the media
Curtin Sarawak team emerges first runner-up in national finals of dashboard design competition
November 16 Curtin Sarawak invites research collaboration in reviving offshore oil platforms
November 14 Curtin Sarawak offering ‘Curtin Summer Intake’ programme
November 13 Curtin Sarawak enters Malaysia finals of SAP Dashboard Design Competition 2012 Southeast Asia
November 12 7th CUTSE Conference a great success
November 9 Curtin Sarawak alumnus named Western Australia Young Professional Engineer of the Year 2012
November 7 Curtin Sarawak students present their design projects to industry experts
November 6 Curtin Sarawak secures MOSTI grant for research into Efficient Low Power System-on-Chip Architectures
November 5 Curtin Sarawak retains excellent rating under SETARA
November 3 Curtin Sarawak and Polar Light sign master agreement for rental of units at Curtin Water
November 2 Curtin management staff attend ‘Leading at the Speed of Trust’ workshop
October 31 Curtin Sarawak builds readiness for emergencies with mock exercise
Curtin Sarawak continues to offer postgraduate research scholarships
October 30 Nigerian students commemorate 52nd Independence Day, give back to Miri community
October 29 Learn from Sukma Games medallists at 1st Curtin Wushu Training Camp
Master of Engineering Management: A postgraduate qualification for today’s engineers
October 24 Curtin Sarawak team runner-up in Honeywell UniSim Design Challenge 2012
October 23 John Curtin Weekend a rewarding experience for students and staff
October 22 Curtin Sarawak HDR student demonstrates research communication skills in Australian competition
October 19 Botany expert gives talk as part of Curtin Sarawak’s Ecotourism Lecture Series
October 18 Curtin Marketing Club learns through collaboration with local business and industry
October 17 University students from Sarawak and Thailand participate in External MUN.CS Conference
October 15 Curtin Sarawak thanks those involved in its Open Day, donates to charities
October 12 One month to go to 7th CUTSE Conference
October 11 Curtin Sarawak graduate among 12 recipients receiving MICPA excellence awards
October 10 Curtin students help green local schools and raise environmental awareness among schoolchildren
October 8 Curtin Oratory and Debating Society aiming for more accolades
October 5 JCLA project alleviates plight of longhouse community
October 4 Curtin Volunteers! to raise funds for Palliative Care Association
October 3 Guangdong University of Business Studies keen to collaborate with Curtin Sarawak
Curtin Sarawak student first from the university to receive MyBrain15 scholarship
October 2 Curtin Sarawak Research Institute research fellow among distinguished speakers at KTW 2012
September 28 Curtin Sarawak and Centre of Modern Management hold postgraduate programmes preview
September 25 TV producer and director encourages Curtin Sarawak media students to capture interesting stories on video
September 24 Curtin Sarawak Open Day 2012 attracts over 6,000 visitors
Curtin in top 50 under 50 and top 100 under 50 in the world, among the top in nine subject categories
September 21 Curtin Sarawak and STB sign MoU on the sidelines of Curtin Career Fair
September 20 Curtin E-Fact Charity Run 2012 to raise funds for rural school
Curtin Sarawak and EcoSteel seal research agreement
September 19 Curtin Sarawak Photo Contest 2012 winners receive prizes
September 15 Largest number of employers to be represented at Curtin Career Fair 2012
September 14 Free dental check-ups at JCLA booth during Curtin Sarawak Open Day
September 13 First-ever ‘Green Mobility Revolution Showcase’ to educate public on green transportation
September 12 Leo Environmental Project to promote recycling
September 12 Future Student Booth and academic talks among highlights of Curtin Sarawak Open Day
September 11 Special activities for children at Curtin Sarawak Open Day 2012
September 10 Curtin Sarawak Electronic Exhibition a crowd-puller
September 7 Visitors to Curtin Sarawak Open Day stand to win attractive lucky draw prizes
September 6 Curtin Sarawak student wins IEEE Power and Energy Chapter award
September 5 Curtin Volunteers! blood donation drive reaches maximum target of 66 donors
September 4 Colin Beckett appointed Curtin University’s new Chancellor
September 3 Curtin Sarawak Research Institute senior research fellow presents at IUCN meeting
August 30 ‘Make Tomorrow Better’ theme for Curtin Sarawak Open Day 2012
August 27 Students gain better insight into industry at Curtin Sarawak Chemical Engineering Days
August 23 Volunteers needed for Happy Hands Health Screening Campaign
August 23 3rd John Curtin Leadership Camp a huge success
August 22 Curtin Open Bowling Competition open for public participation
August 17 Curtin Sarawak IEEE Student Branch’s biggest annual electronic exhibition on 24 and 25 August
August 17 Curtin Sarawak Open Day to be an educational and fun experience for all
August 16 JCLA ambassador praised for his community project to promote education
August 15 Miri City Council to support Curtin Sarawak Open Day 2012
August 14 Media students get pointers on writing effective media releases
August 8 Curtin Young Associates member wins oratory competition
August 6 Curtin Sarawak Media Association holds welcoming party and workshop for its members
July 31 Curtin VAD 57 grabs top prizes at Volunteer Recognition Night
July 30 Curtin Sarawak welcomes visitors from China and Brunei
July 25 New perspectives on cold-formed steel building products and structures presented at Borneo Engineering Symposium
July 24 Deadlines for submissions of papers to CUTSE Conference extended
July 23 Curtin VAD 57 shines at Inter-Unit First Aid Competition 2012
July 19 Menu Rakyat 1Malaysia makes eating easier on Curtin Sarawak students’ pockets
July 17 Leading researcher Dr. Amandeep S. Sidhu to help enhance CSRI’s research capabilities
July 16 Curtin Sarawak wins IMM Green Materials Award
July 4 Curtin Sarawak postgraduate student gets commendation from Curtin chancellor
June 26 Professor Dominique Jolly joins Curtin Sarawak Research Institute, research to focus on business sustainability
June 25 JCLA ambassador on mission to help eradicate poverty in Cambodia
June 21 Curtin Sarawak team among seven Borneo teams participating in Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2012
June 19 Curtin Sarawak Research Institute welcomes new senior research fellow
June 18 Curtin Sarawak students learn from stock trading and investment expert
June 8 7th CUTSE Conference to be held 6 – 7 November
June 7 Pertama Ferroalloys keen to hire Curtin Sarawak graduates
May 29 Borneo Studies students go on study visit to Niah Caves
May 25 Chemical Engineering Student Club organises sports event for students and lecturers
May 17 Experts to talk at ‘Empowering Loving Parents’ seminar
May 14 Curtin Young Associates organising educational camp for fourth and fifth formers
May 11 Planting of trees part of a deeper commitment to environmental protection
May 10 iFest brings the world to Curtin Sarawak campus
May 8 Over 300 attend Curtin Alumni dinner
May 7 Curtin Sarawak graduates told to hold true to themselves
May 4 Curtin Sarawak students and staff honoured for outstanding accomplishments
May 2 Curtin Sarawak IEEE Student Branch brings cheer to special children
April 30 Juwita Suwito and her band to feature at Music@Curtin
April 27 Curtin Sarawak Civil and Construction Engineering Department organises site visits in Kuching
April 26 Media Association helps media students learn about news production
April 25 Students present project findings at UROP seminar
April 24 Optimisation and optimal control workshop at Curtin Sarawak
April 23 Over 400 to graduate from Curtin Sarawak’s diploma, degree programmes on 28 April
April 20 88 awards and 66 scholarships to be presented at Curtin Sarawak’s Award & Scholarship Ceremony
April 17 Media students to hone their skills as members of Media Association
April 10 Geology students do their bit to conserve the Niah Caves
April 9 Curtin Sarawak award and scholarship, graduation and alumni events on 27 and 28 April
April 5 Curtin Sarawak praised for developing student leaders
April 4 Curtin Sarawak welcomes new foundation and diploma students
April 3 Student clubs come together for Curtin Grand Club Expo
March 30 Azman Islamic Centre to meet needs of growing Muslim community at Curtin Sarawak
March 30 Curtin Sarawak receives Omani visitors
March 29 Curtin Sarawak academic presents talk at Indian institute, explores possible research collaboration
March 28 Students learn what employers look for in graduates
March 27 Accounting exhibition part of Accounting Week 2012 at Curtin Sarawak
March 22 Teams invited to join Curtin Volleyball Open Tournament
March 21 Curtin Sarawak students awarded Western Australia Premier’s Scholarship
March 20 Curtin Sarawak academic presents at Renewable Energies and Hybrid Technologies Promotional Luncheon in Perth
March 13 Curtin Sarawak accounting students celebrate 10 years of excellence with campus event
March 8 Over 500 new students enrolled at Curtin Sarawak
March 7 Curtin Volunteers! organising blood donation drive
March 1 BB1M for first batch of 2,381 Curtin students
February 23 Curtin Sarawak academicians awarded grant for research into transport sustainability
February 22 Curtin Sarawak students establish East Malaysia’s first AIESEC Chapter
February 9 Professor Teo Kok Lay joins Curtin Sarawak Research Institute
February 2 Curtin Sarawak offering postgraduate research opportunities through PhD scholarships
January 10 Professor Andy Chan joins Curtin Sarawak Research Institute