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IUMW is a special place, a community that will change the way you think and learn. You’ll be surrounded by amazing, talented, creative people who share your curiosity and desire to make a difference in the world. Students from across Malaysia and all over the world come together to create new experiences and memories every day.

They all have amazing stories to tell.

Three years of constant determination has led me to where I am now, a Perdana Fellow to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department!

Sharifah Quraisyah Syed Suleiman
Graduate, Bachelor of Business Admin (Honours) in Islamic Finance, IUMW
Perdana Fellow to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs)

I've won multiple awards from the Malaysia Invention and Innovation Expo, the Virtual Innovation Competition, and it’s all because of IUMW!

Kirstie Wong Chee Ching
Graduate, Bachelor in Biotechnology, Foundation in Science, IUMW
Research Assistant, Institute of Research in Molecular Medicine (INFORMM), USM

I'm an introvert who didn't want to limit myself, so I joined the rugby, netball and taekwondo club!!

Juni Bussaina Gafino
Graduate, BBA (Hons) in Human Resource Management
Management Trainee, HR Department, BCI Central Sdn Bhd

Most of my lecturers were industry practitioners; they shared their insights on what to expect and left us well prepared

Adlina Amirah Binti Hassan
Graduate, BBA (Hons) in Finance
Best Student (Faculty of Business) 2020/21

I address social problems like inequality in my research to help draw attention to such concerning issues

Alireza Azeri Matin
Graduate, Doctor of Philosophy (Professional Communication)

It was an unexpected honour to receive the Best Student Award at the IUMW Convocation

Sharmaine Mohd Shabil Lee
Graduate, Bachelor of Professional Communication

I Was Offered a Placement at Other Universities, but I Chose to Go to IUMW

Khairunnisa Noor Ismail 
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

I’m Glad to Say That I Spent Four Amazing Years in IUMW for My Foundation in Arts and Bachelors in Accounting

Nurul Farzana binti Zulkifli Amin
Bachelor in Accounting (Hons)

My First Event Was the IUMW Bazaar Where I Was Able to Fully Channel My Creativity.

Wan Irdina Danisha Binti Mohd Khairy
BBA in Human Resource Management

I practised investing in the stock market as part of my finance course which was crazy-fun!

Adlina Amirah Binti Hassann
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Finance

My Experience at IUMW Made Me the Person I am Today

Batrisyia Nazri
Protege, Department of Oil Palm Breeding, Sime Darby Plantation (R&D) Graduate
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology

A Place I Was Able to Grow, Personally and Professionally

Elza Ruslin
Graduate, Bachelor of Professional Communication

I Built a Portfolio that Enhanced My Professional Credibility

Gueen May
Graduate, Bachelor of Professional Communication

I Feel Blessed to Have Been Given the Opportunity to Study at IUMW

Muhammad Azlan bin Mohamad Azhar
Graduate Research Assistant, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Graduate, Bachelor of Professional Communication (Hons)

Ready to Make an Impact on the World

Nur Jesika Binti Mohamed Zamzuri
Bachelor in International Business

My practical experience was interesting as we completed it at the University of Malaya thanks to IUMW and UM’s unique partnership

Tien Xin Yi
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Malaya
Graduate, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology

Biotech Is The Future

Prasha Subramaniam

Biocon Sdn Bhd under Quality Control Microbiology Department, Graduate, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology

IUMW is owned by two prestigious universities, Universiti Malaya (UM) and the University of Wales (UW); truly offering the best of both worlds

Madihah binti Dato Seri Setia Haji Johar 

Intern at The Energy Source, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology

I Can Now Communicate Confidently In English, Which I Know Will Help My Future Career Endeavours

Helda Tanginang

Intern at Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology

I Gained Invaluable Knowledge by Furthering My Studies at IUMW

Renee Natalie Rosli

Bachelor in Professional Communication (Hons)

From Psychology to Strategic Projects at Unilever

Raja Rajeswary
Strategic Projects, Unilever, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology

Three Awards in One Competition

Kirstie Wong Chee Ching

Virtual Innovation Competition (VIC) Winner 2021, BSc Biotechnology

Nur Aisyah Ariana Binti Nor Azhar

Nestle YOUth Influencer 2021, Co-founder, Deputy Secretary-General of I-WELD, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology 

How a Communication Degree Landed Faruq a Role at American Express

Muhammad Faruq Irfan Bin Jalaludin
Corporate Client Analyst, American Express, BA Professional Communication

Meet the Young CEO Challenge Champion with Dreams of Working for One of the ‘Big Four’

Hoe Shuang Lu

Champion for Young CEO Challenge 2021 and Virtual Business Challenge, BA in Accounting (Hons)

Priscilia Sharathi

President, IUMW Student Council 2021/22, Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Push Yourself and Abandon Familiar Situations

Fatima Mohammed Hassan
Foundation in Science

As Vice-President of the Student Council, I Learned to Be a Leader

Wan Irdina Danisha binti Mohd Khairy
BBA in Human Resource Management
Intern, PwC

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