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18 November 2016

[The Star] Nurturing youths to their full potential

SEGi will make sure its students receive in-depth knowledge of the syllabus.

SEGi will make sure its students receive in-depth knowledge of the syllabus.

WITH the objective of developing problem solving and critical thinking skills among Malaysian youths, SEGi College Penang’s School of Engineering, Information Technology and Allied Health Sciences organised the Science Discovery Day 2016.

Themed ‘First Among the Best’, the recent event at the campus drew some 200 students from five secondary schools, namely SMK Tinggi Bukit Mertajam, SMK Convent Green Lane, SMK Bagan Jaya, SMK Jalan Damai and SMK Tun Hussein Onn.

The students were introduced to the various science disciplines via five game stations.

There was a Biology and Medical Lab station known as ‘Detector Bone’, an Engineering station called ‘Morse Code Translator’, an ICT station, a Chemistry station and a Physics station.

Besides being tested on fundamental and technical knowledge, they also learnt various skills ranging from building a mechanical car to investigating a murder case.

They also discovered new concepts and techniques in science such as fingerprint detection and ICT components.

The participants had to complete all the games and collect points from each station.

The teams with the highest scores emerged triumphant to take home attractive prizes, souvenirs and certificates of participation.

The top three places went to SMK Convent Green Lane, SMK Jalan Damai and SMK Bagan Jaya.

This exciting event was fully organised by the lecturers and students of the School of Engineering, IT and Allied Health Sciences.

SEGi will definitely spearhead more of such events to encourage students to learn in a fun and engaging manner.

Located in Green Hall, the college offers a wide range of diploma, degree, postgraduate and professional courses in Business, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resource, Early Childhood Education, Mass Communication, Information Technology, Computing, Hotel Management and Tourism.

SEGi provides a unique learning experience with its signature dedication from academicians and management staff.

Care is taken to ensure that students receive personal attention, in-depth coverage of the syllabus and a hands-on approach to learning.

To find out more, contact 04-2633888, WhatsApp/SMS to 017-3203038, email to infopg@segi.edu.my or log on to www.segi.edu.my.

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