Events

2016 Events

UniSA 25th Birthday Malaysia Alumni Dinner

Cutting the cake in Malaysia, Datuk Dr Noel Robert and VC Prof David Lloyd
Cutting the cake in Malaysia, Datuk Dr Noel Robert and VC Prof David Lloyd

Alumni and special guests joined the Vice Chancellor and President, Professor David Lloyd, Chancellor, Jim McDowell, and members of senior management at the University of South Australia's 25th Birthday dinners held in Asia recently.

The dinner in Malaysia was held at the Neo Tamarind Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur on 15 July and official guests joining the Vice Chancellor included Damian Hickey, representing the High Commissioner to Malaysia, Susan Kahwati, Senior Trade Commissioner at the Australian Trade Commission, and University fellow Ir Chee Meng Yeong FUniSA. Chapter President, Datuk Dr Noel Robert was joined by past presidents Raj Kumar and Lee Wan Ling and members of the committee.

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Beyond Baking - Malaysia Chapter's Baking Class, 26 March 2016

It was a fantastic start for the new UniSA Malaysian Alumni Chapter President, Datuk Noel Robert, as he launched the first program for 2016 – Corporate Baking and Bonding Program on 26th Marc 2016 at Malaysian Institute of Baking.

Thirty Four participants from UniSA's Malaysia Alumni Chapter, together with invited guests  from Adelaide and Flinders universities, participated in this fun filled 'learning to bake' program. This fully sponsored program was put together and made possible through the supreme efforts of our Vice President, Raymond Chan, and the CEO of Malaysian Institute of Baking, Mr Vera - who is himself a graduate of UniSA.

 Group photo Malaysia alumni

Malaysia Chapter Annual General Meeting

On Saturday 17th January 2016 Datuk Dr Noel Robert was elected as the new President.

The immediate past President Joanna Liao had this to say to the members and her committee.

"Thank you to all our Chapter members who attended the AGM. I would like to say a Big Thank You to all members who have given me the support and encouragement in my tenure as President for the past 2 years. It has been a privilege serving in the alumni.

"I would like to welcome the new committee for 2016. Congratulations and wishing you a great 2016. Have Fun!"

Standing left to right below: Kevin Tan (Committee), Colin Song (Vice President), Azwin Aksan (Asst Secretary), Raymond Chan (Vice President), Noel Robert (President), Paul Low (Committee), Joanne Ng (Secretary), Andrew Leong (Treasurer), Elaine Chua (Committee) and Hafiz Fauzi (Committee).

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2015 Events

Celebrating South Australia's relationship with Malaysia

The Hon Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia, and the Vice Chancellors of the University of South Australia, Flinders University and The University of Adelaide hosted a gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur on 19 August to mark the 60th anniversary of Australia's diplomatic presence in Malaysia and honour the strong relationship and educational ties between Malaysia and South Australia. Pictured with UniSA Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President: International and Advancement, Mr Nigel Relph, are Malaysia Chapter Committee members Paul Low, Raymond WC Chan, Mun Yee Phang, Joanne Ng Soo Chin, Azwin, Elaine Chua Shiu Yee, Colin Song, Noel and Della Chew.

2015  Malaysia Alumni Reunion dinner

Vice Chancellor and President, Professor David Lloyd, and Chancellor, Dr Ian Gould AM were among special guests, alumni and members of senior management who attended the University of South Australia alumni reunion on Saturday 20 June at the Tamarind Hill Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur.

More than 70 guests, including Chapter president Ms Joanna Liao and the committee, together with past presidents Mr Cheng Wai KokMr Raj Kumar and Ms Lee Wan Ling attended the dinner.  Official guests joining the Vice Chancellor and Chancellor included Ms Susan Kahwati, Senior Trade Commissioner, Austrade Singapore, Ms Petronila Maurice, Deputy Director, Australian Education International and University fellow Mr Ir Chee Meng Yeong FUniSA.











 


 

2014 Events

Malaysia Alumni Reunion

Malaysia Alumni Reunion

Vice Chancellor and President, Professor David Lloyd, and Chancellor, Dr Ian Gould AM were among hundreds of special guests, alumni and members of senior management who attended the University of South Australia alumni reunion in Malaysia on Saturday 5 July at the Club in the G Tower in Kuala Lumpur.

The reunion also marked the 15th anniversary of the UniSA Alumni Association of Malaysia. Professor Lloyd showed appreciation for the work of the alumni association in building networks of alumni who, through their successes, provide inspiration to students and new graduates.

“You become part of the education process by mentoring students and offering placement opportunities within your own companies so that they can put their skills to work and learn from you at the same time,” he said. 

Professor Lloyd presented a plaque commemorating the 15th anniversary of the University of South Australia Alumni Association Malaysia to the founding Chapter President Mr Radha Krishnan Menon and the current President, Ms Joanna Liao.

Immediate past President Mr Cheng Wai Kok was presented with a plaque commemorating his 10 years of service to the Alumni Association and the University. Cheng served as Association President for four years until March 2014. His work with the broader Australian alumni community will continue with his recent appointment as Council Member of the Malaysia Australia Alumni Council. 

Among the VIPs attending were Malaysia Chapter Patron Mr Ir Yeong Chee Meng FUniSA and past Chapter presidents, Ms Lee Wan Ling and Mr Raj Kumar Balamanickam. 

Durian feast at Broga Farm

The University of South Australia Malaysia Alumni Association Committee organised an 'eat-all-you-can' durian feast visit to Broga Farm on June 14th with 17 members and guests attending.

University of South Australia Malaysia Alumni Association committee members and guests enjoying durian feast     Malaysia Alumni Association Patron Mr Ir Yeong Chee Meng (right) and friend     Malaysia Alumni Chapter Association members and guests     University of South Australia Malaysia Alumni Association President Joanna Liao with durian hanging from tree

Malaysia Chapter visits Rumah Juara PJ

Members of the University of South Australia Alumni Association of Malaysia visited Rumah Juara PJ in January.

Rumah Juara was established in 1998 to provide a home for orphans and abused and under-privileged children from ages 3-19 years old. Thank you to all who donated bedding, stationery and treats to the children.

University of South Australia Malaysian Alumni with Rumah Juara orphans     Malaysia Alumni Chapter member playing with orphans at Rumah Juara     Gifts taken to Rumah Juara     Malaysia Alumni Chapter member playing with orphans at Rumah Juara

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2013 Events

Opening presentation slide for the Healthy Diet and LifestyleHealthy Diet and Lifestyle seminar

Ms Wong Wen Yin, Head of Dietetic Unit at Pantai Hospital in KL, presented a seminar, Healthy Diet for a Healthy Lifestyle for members of the University of South Australia Alumni Association of Malaysia and their families and friends on 28 September. Free Blood pressure, BMI and other health
check-ups were available on the day.

MAAC go-kart

University of South Australia Malaysia Chapter members got together to experience the rush of go-karting at Shah Alam City Karting Circuit on Saturday, 24 August. Team UniSA scored second and ninth placings - the wooden kart prize - out of nine participating teams.

University of South Australia Malaysian Alumni team ready to race     University of South Australia Alumni team driver change     Go Kart track     University of South Australia alumni team wearing their medals at Go Karting

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Nissan carAlumni event -  test drive Nissan's latest hybrid car

Alumni, family and friends had the opportunity to test drive Nissan's latest hybrid car at an information event about Malaysian Automotive policy and the direction of the car industry on Saturday, 17 August.

 

Annual bowling event

Chapter members and friends enjoyed some action at their Annual Bowling Event, which was held on Saturday,
20 July at the Tropicana Golf & Country Club.

University of South Australia Malaysian Alumni at bowling event     Bowler lining up shot     Bowler throwing ball down the alley     Bowler accepting his trophy

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2013 Malaysia Alumni Reunion Dinner

More than 90 alumni and guests attended the annual reunion of the University of South Australia Alumni Association Malaysia on Saturday, 29 June at the exclusive Petroleum Club in Kuala Lumpur. 

University of South Australia Alumni Association of Malaysia members making a toast at annual reunion dinner     University of South Australia Alumni Association Malaysia members on sky bridge, Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia     University of South Australia Vice Chancellor with University of South Australia Alumni Association Malaysia members at annual reunion dinner     University of South Australia Alumni Association Malaysia members

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Students experience Kuala Lumpur through the eyes of Malaysian alumni

2013 participants of UniSA Global Experience Professional Development course with  Malaysia Chapter members

In March the University's Malaysia Chapter Committee hosted a dinner at Saloma restaurant in Kuala Lumpur for University of South Australia students participating in an intensive two-week Global Experience Professional Development course in Malaysia. They treated the Australian visitors to a stunning cultural display and provided them with an opportunity to network with local UniSA alumni.

Bachelor of Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) student Hamish Dowd thanked the Malaysian Chapter for their time and hospitality.

'This study tour has opened my eyes to a truly beautiful Asian neighbour of ours and I look forward to visiting and hopefully working in Malaysia in the future.'

2013 Annual General Meeting

The University of South Australia Alumni Association of Malaysia held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 2 March at the Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Meet the committee members

Trip to Bukit Tinggi

A weekend trip to Berjaya Hill in January gave Chapter members, family and friends the opportunity to experience the sights and tastes of picturesque Bukit Tinggi.

   Family at Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia     Malaysian Alumni Chapter members sampling food at Bukit Tinggi      Malaysian Alumni Chapter member feeding a horse at Bukit Tinggi      Nightlife at Bukit Tinggi

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