WEDNESDAY, 02 SEPTEMBER – A total of 100 students participated in the Infosys Foundation Programme 2015 hosted by Universiti Teknikal Melaka (UTeM) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education Malaysia (KPM), Multimedia Development Corporation (MDec) and Infosys Technologies Ltd India, from 2 to 28 August 2015.
The 27-day programme was aimed to enhance knowledge and students’ employability in the field of Information Technology.
The closing ceremony was officiated by the Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Datuk Dr. Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah at one of the leading hotels in Malacca.
Out of the 100 students who participated, a student from the Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FKI), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Yap Khong Lim excelled brilliantly and won first place.
Five other UMS students from the same faculty, Liow Chern Jung, Lim Wen Ying, Aminuddin Jamaluddin, Ng Lai Cheng and Leow Jia Ren also did well and passed all modules with flying colours.
“The programme was very exciting and we gained knowledge and made new friends during the process,” said Liow Chern Jung.
The Infosys Foundation Programme was introduced in 2007 and had so far trained more than 1,500 students and academicians throughout Malaysia.
This year, it was participated by 13 higher learning institutions namely Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UNIKL), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Kolej Poly-Tech MARA (KPTM), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and UTeM. – SS (fl)
Source: Norhayati Daut, FKI