Sunday September 21, 2008
A TOTAL of 19 students from INTI International University College’s (INTI-UC) American degree transfer programme were listed in the president’s honour roll and dean’s honour roll in recognition of their academic excellence.
They were the first batch of Public Services Department sponsored students at INTI-UC who had successfully gained admission to Ivy League and Ivy League-standard universities in the United States.
Josh Foo Chuan Keat and Samantha Lee will be going to the University of Pennsylvania while Claire Chin, Fiona Teo and Julia Chua will head for Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University and Brown University, respectively.
Science majors Sivapratha Chettiar and Tan Wen Jian gained entry to the University of California, Berkeley while Seah Kok Ren will take Actuarial Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A group comprising Christopher Chung, Ernest Koh, Jessica Chung, Lim Ru Yun, Nyoi Kai Liang, Jason Paul, Albert Tan Shyn Kwan, Goh Cunn Yong, Lu Yung Terd, Khoo Yen Yen and Wan Naim Wan Mansor, will be studying together at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Meanwhile, INTI-UC hosted the Kuala Lumpur International Model United Nations 2008 (KLIMUN 2008).
Delegates formed alliances, wrote resolutions, settled international disputes and reacted to a created world crisis.
The event brought together students from all over the world to debate political, ecological, humanitarian, economic and technological issues facing the modern world.
Delegates came from as far away as the Czech Republic, Tanzania, the Philippines, Jordan, and Pakistan.
The highlight of the KLIMUN was the General Assembly, where five resolutions were debated on human rights, politics, economics, technology and ecology.
The closing ceremony of KLIMUN 2008 was attended by Private Higher Education Management Sector deputy director-general Dr Mohamed Rashid Navi Bax, and INTI-UC president Prof Dr Lee Fah Onn.