24 Feb 2017

“Make Your Medication” Workshop for IMU Students


To bring awareness among the students of various programmes in IMU, the Intravarsity Club recruits two Envoys Committees from each programme to take lead in events organised by the Club. The Envoys Committee will organise events based on their respective programmes, with the primary aim of uniting all programmes at IMU. In this context, the “1st Make Your Medication” Workshop 2016 was organised by the Envoys Committee of the Intravarsity Club on behalf of the pharmacy programme, spearheaded by Foong […]

23 Feb 2017

IMU Alumna Works with Malaysian National Athletes on Diet Requirements


Hoh Hui Shan (better known as Shan) has always been active in extra-curricular activities when she was young. She was also a state swimmer for 6 years. Even now, she is still actively participating in races – swimming, running, aquathlon, and triathlon relays. Being in a competitive sports environment made her realise how other factors affect performance, with diet playing an important role. She also believes in good nutrition being the key to good health. With these in mind, Shan […]

22 Feb 2017

A Day at the Orphanage


12 November 2016 – A group of third year Bachelor of Pharmacy students volunteered for a community service activity at an orphanage, Rumah Charis (Home for Children) as a part of IMU Cares flagship project. The community service was targeted at these less fortunate children as young as three years old up to adolescents in developing the use of English among the children in all age groups as well as raising awareness on sexual harassment among the adolescents. According to […]

21 Feb 2017

IMU School of Dentistry Organised a Workshop on Best Practices in Caries Management


18 December 2016- IMU School of Dentistry organised a workshop on the best practices in caries management to discuss the rationale behind the caries risk assessment, use of advanced diagnostic tools in early detection of dental caries and their role in preventive care of caries management. The workshop was held at IMU, Bukit Jalil campus and was attended by 77 participants from Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore including general dental practitioners, specialists, dental academic staff, Ministry of Health personnel and dental […]

20 Feb 2017

IMU Aflame Award Winner Returns as a Judge


Dr Wilkinson Tan completed his MBBS at the International Medical University in February 2012 and was awarded the inaugural Aflame Student Award in the same year. He was featured in the IMU News when he won the award and we are pleased to catch up with him in January 2017 when he returned to IMU as one of our distinguished panel of judges for final selection of this year’s Aflame award. Dr Wilkinson Tan is currently a medical officer in […]

16 Feb 2017

Malaria: Stopping the Bite

Malaria: Stopping the Bite

Malaysia is once again on high alert for malaria due to increase in number of cases and detection of a new malaria parasite in three villages in the town of Kuching, Sarawak. The newly discovered malaria parasite is identified as Plasmodium knowlesii, which is transmitted from infected monkeys to Anopheles mosquitoes which is then passed down to humans. What is Malaria? Malaria, primarily found in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites. There are five […]

15 Feb 2017

An International Student’s Experience Studying Pharmaceutical Chemistry at IMU

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My name is Vu Dinh Duong. I am from Vietnam and am currently in my last year of studies in BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry programme at IMU. It is just amazing how time flies and now you look back on how your journey started. The idea of studying abroad came to my mind few years back, when I talked to my sister. She used to tell me how wonderful her life was and that I should have come to Malaysia […]

14 Feb 2017

IMU Alumna Won Axiata YCDP Digital Business Project


5 December 2016 – An IMU Pharmacy alumna, Tee Ai Ven, won the Axiata Young CEO Development Programme (YCDP) Digital Business Project 2016. As the team leader of WeddingEasy, she led her team of 7 to victory after an 11-week long journey. “We were astounded by the winning announcement and hugged each other with overwhelming joy.” The winning team was awarded RM7, 000 as a reward for their relentless hard work. They had to pitch their proposal to a tough […]

13 Feb 2017

IMC Organised IV Cannulation Workshop for Registered Nurses


19 January 2017 – In line with the college’s vision to be a centre of academic excellence, IMC Education Sdn Bhd will be offering a number of short courses and workshops in 2017. To start of the new year, IMC  hosted its first workshop with the IV Cannulation workshop at its campus in Subang Jaya. The 1-day workshop brought together 21 registered nurses from private hospitals such as Gleneagles Medical Centre KL, Columbia Asia Hospitals, and Pantai Hospital Cheras to […]

08 Feb 2017

Working in a Psychiatric Hospital in USA


A belief that the job opportunities in the psychology field are much broader and advanced in the USA led Alicia Wong to apply for a few schools in USA for postgraduate studies after the completion of her psychology degree at IMU. On top of this, most of the researchers that she wanted to work with at that time were based in the USA. Alicia then accepted an offer from a state university and completed her Master in Clinical Psychology and Counseling […]

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