SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
Communication @ QIU
The SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION converges the tools and skills necessary for graduates to succeed in today’s highly fluid global communication, information and media landscape.
Prof. Dr. Adeline Kok Li-Ming
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ng Miew Luan
Mr. Muhammad Amirul Faiz Abd Ghani
Ms. Zuleika Zulkipli
Ms. Auni Mohammed
Ms. Kalei Joethi Sahadevan
Ms. Nur Faizah Mohd Pahme
STUDENT-RUN AD AGENCY
A revolutionary idea in Malaysian higher education, Ad. U is a full-spectrum advertising agency run entirely by mass communication students from Quest International University’s (QIU) Faculty of Social Sciences.
The budding agency provides a broad range of marketing communication services for print, broadcast, and social media to businesses across Malaysia. The Ad. U initiative aligns with QIU’s mission to provide experiential learning opportunities to students so they graduate with job-ready skills.
After roaring into the spotlight recently with its first project for HOGA Gaharu Tea Valley, the sky is the limit for Ad. U and its cohort of student creatives.
GREEN FOR IPOH
The ‘Green for Ipoh’ event was organised by QIU Communication students under the supervision of QIU faculty members, in partnership with the lpoh old town (Kong Heng square) community and endorsed by the Perak Tourism Board. conceived to combine community action with environment-themed creativity. The event aimed to heighten awareness about the perils of climate change by putting ideas into action through various mass communication platforms.
ME & EARTH DAY
Me & Earth Day was an ‘Ecotainment’ event in collaboration with Polyware Sdn Bhd. where the main objective was to create awareness on eco-enzyme and this was delivered to participants through instruction in the ways of producing eco enzyme from fruit peels. Besides this, the lake purifying activity, which consisted of pouring eco enzyme into the lake at the Polo Ground, was very meaningful as it was in line with the Perak state government’s mission to sustain Ipoh as the cleanest city in Malaysia.
CEO SERIES 2019
Two of the country’s foremost media industry leaders, who recently took time out of their busy schedules to share their invaluable industry experience with students from QIU. Leo Burnett Group Malaysia Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tan Kien Eng and Universal Music Malaysia, Singapore & Indochina Managing Director (MD) Kenny Ong were speakers at the inaugural edition of the QIU CEO Series 2019 here recently – a forum to discuss ‘Transformational Changes in the Media Industry & Future Careers’. Tan and Ong were joined by Global Integrated Training Associates CEO Nicholas Goh on the panel of speakers.
SOCIAL SCIENTIST SERIES
The QIU Communication faculty along with the Foundation in Arts programme organised the Social Scientist Series where communication professionals were invited to present on their experiences in various communication related positions. They shared their experiences of the Malaysian media landscape, freedom of speech and journalistic ethics. Students were invited to ask questions and contribute as the talk went along rather than saving enquires to the end which led to a spirited exchange and excellent back and forth dialogue.