PRESS STATEMENT 2nd OCTOBER 2013
· ICAEW BRIEFING SESSION FOR NON-ACCOUNTING GRADUATES
· ASEAN BUSINESS CHALLENGE (ABC)
· GAMUDA NETWORKING SESSION
· GRADUAN-MASCA AUSTRALIA RECRUITMENT DRIVE
· 4th MALAYSIAN ASPIRATION SUMMIT 2013
· MICPA - ICAA FORUM
· ACCENTURE X TALENTCORP INFO SESSION
· TFM VISITS AUSTRALIA
· MAMSA VICTORIA MID-AUTUMN STEAMBOAT PARTAY
· VUMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
· KUAM ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
It’s the time of the year again to think about your future and improve yourself! Ask yourself this: How well do you fair against local & Malaysian graduates in Australia and Malaysia? What are you doing for yourself, intellectually or professionally?
The list below has been compiled to showcase all career, networking and intellectual events coming up this week in chronological order! Don't miss out on this great opportunity!
Date: Thursday, 3rd October 2013
Time: 8.30am - 5pm
Venue: Charles Pearson Theatre, ERC, The University of Melbourne
EHSAN Vic is one of the 3 student societies that collaborated together to represent 3 state, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney that organizes MEKAR. It was initiated in order to cater to the spiritual aspect of life. It is seen as a platform to raise Islamic awareness as well as to nurture the values among Malaysian Muslim community throughout Australia.
Want to learn more? Please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1375034116064316/ for more information.
Date: Thursday, 3rd October 2013
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Venue: RMIT Building 13, Level 4, Room 8 (13.04.08)
Whether it is a Law, Engineering or Science degree you hold, ICAEW can give you a foothold in the accounting, business and finance industry. Join ICAEW for an exclusive engagement session with top leading firms in Malaysia and find out how you can embark on a rewarding career in the industry with the ACA qualification.
- Lee Soo Fern, Senior Executive Director and the Talent Leader of EY Malaysia
- Loh Wei Yuen, Head of Malaysia, ICAEW
- Mark Billington, Regional Director of ICAEW SEA
- Patrick Ng, Partner, PwC Malaysia
To register as a participant, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate “ICAEW briefing session for non-accounting graduates” in the subject header. For more info, kindly refer to https://www.facebook.com/events/518566954879768/
Date: 4th October 2013, Friday
2.00pm-6.00pm (Business Challenge)
7.00pm-9.00pm (Buffet Networking Dinner - general public invited too)
Venue: Melbourne Marriott Hotel
Registration is now officially closed! Best of luck to all of the participating team who in running to win top 3 cash prizes of $1,200 , $800 & $500.
ABC 2013 is designed by none other than The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) that offers you opportunity to test your business solving skills as well as gain valuable communication, presentation, teamwork and leadership skills.
Date: 4th October 2013, Friday
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Level 2 Theatre, 200 Berkeley Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Gamuda is the leading engineering, infrastructure and property developer company in Asia & Middle East Regions. You can't afford to miss the chance to have a little chat with the team to know more about the company and explore more job opportunities with them.
Besides, there will be FREE lunch for everyone who attend this event!
Please register by clicking the link below:
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To know more about GAMUDA, please visit http://www.gamuda.com.my/aboutus.html
Date: 5th October 2013, Saturday
Time: 10am - 5pm
Venue: Crown Conference Centre, Crown Promenade Hotel
Are you looking for an internship or graduate positions? Do you want to know more about the industry or company that interest you?
Well this is just the event for you! Come over to this annual career fair and secure a career back home with top Malaysia based organisations! Company ranging from Ernst & Young, Gamuda, ICAEW and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Don't let this opportunity slips you!
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/375765045886306/
Date: 6th October 2013, Sunday
Time: 9.30am -5pm
Venue: Marriott Hotel Melbourne
Theme: Turning The Tide
Malaysians in Victoria, it is that time of the year again for the annual Malaysian Aspiration Summit! Are you ready for MAS2013?
MAS2013 is the flagship event of our very own Malaysian Aspiration Program (MAP). This year is the 4th year that this summit is going to be held with Malaysia's prominent leaders are flying all the way here to give out their point of view on the future of Malaysia. Speakers such as Y. B. Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad (PAS Strategy Director, Former MP of Kuala Selangor) as well as Y. Bhg. Dato' Mohd Zaid Ibrahim (Zaid Ibrahim & Co., Political Critic) will be discussing issues such as 'What is the ideal Malaysian-style political practice?' and 'How can we make every Malaysian's opinion count?'. Those are only some of the topics and speaker that will be there during the summit.
Still haven't persuade you yet? Well check out this video:
Intrested? Don't forget to register at http://www.mascavictoria.com/summits-registration.html
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/344816435653624/
Date: 6th October 2013, Sunday
Time: 5pm -10pm
Venue: Yarra Suite 2, Marriott Hotel Melbourne
Interested to personally meet experienced corporate figures? Here's your chance to not only learn from them, but also to build your network with them! Come join us for this forum, followed by a networking session after it!
This forum will feature many prominent speakers as well such as Mr Tan Theng Hooi (Managing Partners from Deloitte), Dato' Abdul Rauf Rashid (Managing Partner of EY), and a whole lot more!
Don't forget to register before 4th October on here: https://docs.google.com/a/mascavictoria.com/forms/d/1ntYnBvhwI5-gwxDM-06dNJc-N-hWD9_V0bsBo33jAHU/viewform
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/165287070341619/
Date: 7th October 2013, Monday
Time: 5pm -9pm
Venue: 207 Bouverie st, Carlton 3053
Accenture and TalentCorp, along with Malaysians of Melbourne University (MoMU) and Malaysian Students' Council of Australia (MASCA) Vic are bringing to you a special information session to discuss internship and graduate program opportunities at Accenture and address the heated topic of the moment that is "Brain Drain".
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1395861653978282/
Teach For Malaysia Fellowship is a unique, highly selective and challenging 2-year leadership development programme which focuses on addressing education inequity in Malaysia.
TFM will be in Australia from the 4th to the 11th of October (in conjunction with GRADUAN Australia) in search for more passionate graduates who aspire to develop themselves as leaders and join our growing movement to end education inequity in Malaysia.
Application for the 2015 Cohort opens : 1st of October
Application Deadline : by the 7th of October
Assessment Centres : 11th of October (Melbourne)
TFM invites students from all academic backgrounds to join our Case Study Workshops, Information Sessions and to meet us at GRADUAN-MASCA Australia Career Fair to discover what you can do to pioneer this exciting mission and begin a career driving real impact and long-term change!
1. Interested in Joining the Fellowship?
Apply by the 7th of October. Assessment Centres to be held in Melbourne on the 11th of October.
Application form : http://www.tfaforms.com/301728
2. Join our Case Study Workshops! This is an exclusive opportunity to learn invaluable insights on Teach For Malaysia as well as develop pertinent skills that will help you excel in interviews and Assessment Centres!
Melbourne Case Study Workshop, 10th October (2:00pm - 4:00pm) :
3. We will also be at GRADUAN Australia. Come meet us to learn more about the Fellowship and learn how you can a part of the movement.
Melbourne : 5th and 6th October (10am-5pm)
Information Session : 10th October (7:30-8:30)
4. Interested in becoming a Campus Leader? We'll be conducting interviews for Campus Leaders in Melbourne and Canberra!
Application : http://www.tfaforms.com/294568
For further clarification on our activities in Australia, please email email@example.com
Date: Friday, 4th October 2013
Venue: Jackomos Hall, Monash University (Clayton)
MAMSA Victoria will be having a steamboat party to celebrate the mid-autumn festival! It will be a night of food, fun, and friendliness! Feel free to bring your lanterns, draw lanterns, draw a really bright moon or be despicable and attempt to steal the moon :)
There will also be an approximate chip in of $10 so that sufficient food and drinks can be provided for all attendees! Please RSVP via https://www.facebook.com/events/303974986408555/ by 5pm on 3/10/2013 to allow enough time for preparations!
Looking forward to see all of you there! :)
Date: 8th October 2013, Tuesday
Time: 6pm -8pm
Venue: Ballarat Road, Footscray, Victoria, Australia 3011
Victoria University Malaysian Association(VUMA) is organising their 2nd Annual General Meeting to elect their new committee member for 2013/2014 period. This is the chance to be a part of the committee and experience working with people from different background as well as learn some invaluable skill. For those who are interested to join 2013/2014 committee, please submit your Expression of Interest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 4th of October.
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1383677035200315/
Date: 12th October 2013, Saturday
Time: 1pm -4pm
Venue: Malaysian Hall Melbourne, Australia
Kelab UMNO Australia Melbourne (KUAM) proudly presents their 26th Annual General Meeting & Volunteers Appreciation Day. KUAM organizes numerous event throughout the year ranging from social events, sports tournament to educational gathering, which include motivational talks as well as spiritual discussion. To be a part of the KUAM committee 2013, please express your interest or nominate someone that you know here http://kuamuniti.com/2014nomination. Remember the nominations will be closed on friday night (7th October 2013) at 11.59! So don't miss out on this opportunity!
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/525713590848987/
Amir Aznawi Ahmad Ishak
Incoming Deputy Chairperson (2013/2014)