EMGS Organises an Online Seminar “Official Interpretation on How Chinese Applicants Apply for Ph.D. Under Influences of COVID-19 (Special Session of Malaysian Public Universities)”

Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) had organised an online seminar called “Official Interpretation on How Chinese Applicants Apply for Ph.D. under Influences of COVID-19 (Special Session of Malaysian Public Universities)” on 18th June 2020.  The objective of the seminar is to continue our promotion and marketing amidst COVID-19 for China to recruit students for the upcoming September intake. It will also help send out a message that Malaysia’s condition is stable and it is a destination suitable to further studies.

Due to COVID-19, this online seminar was conducted through Zoom with participations of more than 40 lecturers from different Chinese universities who are interested about further study in Malaysia. The main speaker of this seminar is Ms. Helen Liu (EMGS China Special Division General Manager), assist by Ms. Eeling Chong (EMGS Regional Marketing Executive). Special guests are Dr. Kenny (University of Malaya) and Dr. Badariah (Universiti Utara Malaysia).

This seminar begins with an opening speech by Mr. Wafiy Abd Aziz (Deputy CEO of EMGS), followed by the speech by the special guest. After the speech, the main speaker, Ms. Helen Liu did a presentation of the following topics: Introduction to Malaysia, Introduction to Malaysia’s Higher Education, Introduction to some major Public Universities, Application Policy under COVID-19 and Deliver CSCSE Regulations on Academic Verification under COVID-19 Situation. The seminar was a great success as the participants were actively asking questions regarding applications and universities during the Q&A session after the presentation.

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Sarah Azreen Abdul Samat

Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.