MONDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER – A forum with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Metrowealth International Group (MIG), David Teo which was held at the Dewan Resital, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) was held recently and received tremendous response especially from UMS students and local creative arts practitioners.
The forum was part of the School of Arts’ (SPS) efforts to link with various creative industries through the SPS Industry Partnership Programme.
According to David Teo, further discussions with UMS will be held in Kuala Lumpur soon and a collaboration between the two parties would start by the end of this year.
“MIG sees UMS has matured and engaged many students. Verbally, we have already accepted this collaboration with UMS. If we can expedite the working paper then we can accelerate this collaboration,” he reiterated.
According to David the aim of this collaboration was also seen as contributing to the development of human capital which will include Sabahans overall.
Earlier, the Programme Coordinator, Dr. Zairul Anuar Md. Dawam said, the collaboration between SPS and MIG will involve the exchange and sharing of expertise between lecturers and industries and the opportunity for SPS students to do their internship at MIG.
At the programme, MIG also screened on complimentary basis two of their new movies, Adnan Sempit 3 featuring Shaheizy Sam and Intan Ladyana, and Paku Pontianak. – FL
By Faezah Mohamad Dun