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First City UC Bursary Awards for Outstanding Students

November 28, 2017 | Campus News

Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Mak Chai, Chief Operating Officer Ms Yeong Yin Cheng and deans of the faculties together with the Award recepients.

Petaling Jaya, 16th of November 2017: It was a meaningful moment for the recipients as First City UC management presented 31 scholarships during the institution’s 6th Bursary Awards ceremony held at First City UC recently since the Bursary Awards was initiated in 2015 for its first cohort of 15 recipients, the numbers have doubled in 2017.

The ceremony was graced by the presence from First City UC top management the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr Mak Chai and Chief Operating Officer, Ms Yeong Yin Cheng including key staff.

The Awards were presented by Professor Dr Mak Chai. Recipients comprise Malaysian students as well as from Indonesia and Sudan. These exceptional students have undergone studies in First City UC for a year and are eligible to pursue their second year of diploma or degree programmes respectively. Students who proved themselves commendable were assessed based on academic performance and were required to attend an interview before qualifying for the scholarship. The Bursary Awards appreciation is offered in the months of March and September each year.

Professor Dr Mak Chai presenting the award to higest scorer Tan Aik Sing, Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

First City UC is committed to providing financial assistance to exceptional students and offers various types of scholarships those including the Founder's Scholarship - Teo Soo Cheng Foundation, Merit Scholarship, Sports Scholarship, UEC Scholarship, Student Leader & Top Office Bearer Scholarship, Sibling Incentive, and Alumni Incentive. Students can apply for these scholarships based on their SPM/O-levels, STPM/ A-level, or UEC results.

With 26 years legacy of providing quality education, First City University College has consistently been producing award-winners and highly sought-after graduates in some of the most employable fields such as Design, Engineering, Computing, Business, Marketing, Accounts, Finance, Mass Communication, Hospitality and Tourism Management. First City UC offers Diploma, Degree and Master Levels for intakes in January, April, May and September for programmes under the disciplines of Mass Communication, Business Studies, Computing, Design & Built Environment, Engineering, and Hospitality & Tourism Management. Additionally, First City UC collaborates with foreign university partners and institutions to enhance the quality of its programmes.

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The programmes which are specifically crafted with the employers’ needs in mind will be taught by professional lecturers who are also industry practitioners in their specialized areas. First City UC is equipped with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities for every faculty to enhance students’ learning experience. First City UC’s obtained the external recognitions and certifications from international universities and industry linkages with established multi-national companies ensure that students are taken through an enriched education journey at the campus.


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For more information about the various programmes, scholarships and incentives offered at First City UC, students are welcome to visit us on campus. Counsellors are available to attend to queries on extended counselling hours from 8.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. (Weekdays) and 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (Weekends) (excluding public holidays). Students will be able to check out First City UC’s new campus facilities and meet our academic staff.

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