On 20 July, 2019 - The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Professionals Section (YPS) for Malaysia had organized their very first IET On Campus Advisors & Young Professionals Meet and Greet session 2019 at Delectables By SU, Seputeh. Being the first-of-its-kind event organized, the IET On Campus Advisors & Young Professionals Meet and Greet session was a great success! It was a night for the engineering community of the IET to personally thank, recognize and celebrate the University Advisors for their unfailing effort, support and commitment the University Advisors to guide the students to pursue a meaningful career into engineering and other fields of STEM. With the informal dinner setting, the University Advisors and IET Malaysia committee present were able bond very well as everyone share their stories of success and challenges to chip in ideas to make be more effective, efficient and impactful to the students.
Additionally, we celebrated Swinburne University Sarawak IET On Campus to have won the Group of The Year (GOTY) Award for being the best IET On Campus Student chapter globally zooming pass other finalist: University of Southampton Malaysia IET On Campus, UTAR IET On Campus, SRM IET On Campus (India) and Curtin IET On Campus (Australia). As Dr Chua Hong Siang, Advisor for Swinburne University Sarawak IET On Campus, shared on how they won the award.
To conclude, it was a great networking session and it felt a lot like the assembly of likeminded individuals to help engineer a better Malaysia and the world. The event had a total of 34 participants in which 12 Universities were present and KUKA Robot Automation was also present. This dinner was led by IET YPS members: Ken Yeen Lee and Quah Hui Ping with the support of IET Malaysia.