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Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

Teaching Kindness

23 Feb 2018|Articles, News Media, People, Programmes, Psychology, Staff|

School counsellors need to watch for signs of bullying, and then handle those cases with kindness, said IMU's psychology lecturer Dr Nicole Chen. While they may mean well, not many school counsellors take bullying as seriously as they should, leading to cases of bullying that go unnoticed for too long and sometimes, with disastrous effects.

A Clinical Psychologist in East Malaysia

23 Feb 2018|Alumni, Articles, Chiropractic, News Media, People, Programmes, Psychology|

Ivana Tiffany Berenai Mason’s interest in a career as a clinical psychologist started when she was researching about the anxieties that she was going through, where to get help and how to reduce the anxieties. This interest led her to enrol herself into the Psychology programme at IMU in 2009 as the first step towards achieving this career. Ivana is currently working at the Sarawak General Hospital.

Chiropractic Course at IMU

10 Feb 2018|Articles, Chiropractic, Chiropractic, Foundation in Science, News Media, People, Programmes|

To get closer to his goal of becoming a Chiropractor, Yap Junyan did some research and found out that the only university in Malaysia that offers a chiropractic programme was IMU. At that time, IMU was just starting their new Foundation in Science (FiS) programme and for a smoother transition between foundation and degree, he decided to join the FiS programme. Junyan has since left Malaysia to begin his studies in RMIT University, Australia for completion of his chiropractic degree.

Aesthetic Dentistry

25 Jan 2018|Articles, Health, News Media|

Not all of us can have that perfect smile naturally due to genetics, accidents or teeth that just don’t grow the way they’re supposed to. It’s important to be confident in smiling because it can light up your features and give people a more positive impression of you, which you lose out on if you’re

Understanding Oral Cancer

20 Jan 2018|Articles, Health, News Media|

Oral cancer in this country, according to Dr Sobial Bilal, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Dentistry, is mainly caused by smoking, chewing betel and drinking alcohol. Dr Hussein Al Wakeel, a dental officer at the IMU's Oral Health Centre, adds that early detection of oral cancer is difficult as there are few early


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