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Oui Her Wuen

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Her Wuen is presently Senior Associate, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young (Singapore). Her Wuen says, “I find IT to be incredibly fast-paced, with room always for innovation and creativity. The BIT (Hons) subjects that I studied and the interactions that I had with my lecturers have most certainly equipped me with the necessary skills for my current employment”.

Awards & Achievements

  • HELP University Bachelor of Information Technology (First Class Honours)
  • Tan Sri Datuk Paduka Dr Hajjah Saleha Outstanding Achievement Award Winner
  • President’s Award Winner

Boris Chitombo

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Boris, a German national, assisted in research and development for Geoview Data Services (GDS), a geodetic software development company in KL whilst studying for his Dip IT. Today, he is employed as the Head of its Malaysian operations and also its Chief Software Developer. He has also been made a partner of the company.

Awards & Achievements

Of Zimbabwean/German parentage, and educated in Zimbabwe, Boris had taught music, after his A-Levels, at the Harare International School. Wishing to experience Asia, he registered with HELP for the Dip IT programme. His thirst for knowledge, reading and researching way beyond the syllabus, enabled him to score numerous High Distinctions in his course. He views the Dip IT as a very diverse program that challenged him to put theoretical knowledge to practical application, gave him valuable insights for industry application and helped him rapidly rise in his career.

Khalid Mohammad Saleem

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Khalid has this to say, “HELP University has made me strive for knowledge and taught me many different programming paradigms which can be used to explore many different programming languages. Subjects such as modelling using UML, all game development subjects and the final year project has prepared me to organise and plan new projects. It has been a great experience studying at HELP. The lecturers teach from experience and demonstrate each theory with examples.

Awards & Achievements

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (First Class Honours)
  • Games and Interactive Media
  • Software Engineer, MIMOS

Frianto Moerdowo

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  • Programme: Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
  • Years of Attendance: 2009-2013
  • High School: SMAN 1 Jember
  • Current work/study: CEO of Jarvis Store
  • Hometown: Bali, Indonesia

Awards & Achievements

  • Selected to attend the Google Launchpad Accelerator Program at Googleplex, Silicon Valley

Agus Yusida

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  • Programme: Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
  • Years of Attendance: 2009-2013
  • Current work/study: CTO of Jarvis Store
  • Hometown: Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia

Awards & Achievements

  • Selected to attend the Google Launchpad Accelerator Program at Googleplex, Silicon Valley

Gusindra Divanatha

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  • Programme: Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
  • Years of Attendance: 2010-2013
  • Current work/study: COO of Jarvis Store
  • Hometown: Bali, Indonesia

Awards & Achievements

  • Selected to attend the Google Launchpad Accelerator Program at Googleplex, Silicon Valley

Vincent Cheng Kim Loong

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  • Programme: Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Years of Attendance: 1998-2013
  • High School: Sekolah Aminuddin Baki KL
  • Current work/study: CEO of JeVince Solutions, Founder of Malaysian Business Network
  • Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Amraj Singh

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First HELP Diploma in IT student to receive scholarship to study at the University of Queensland for his Bach of Information Technology degree.

Awards & Achievements

  • Completed Dip in IT at HELP University, 2015 to 2017 Awarded Industry Bursary of 50% of course fees for his Dip IT.
  • Completed school education at SMK Taman Melawati, Selangor
  • Amraj became keenly interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) while studying at HELP where he found his intent to become a software engineer, thus acquiring the skills to improve AI functionality.

Su Sheng Loong

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  • Senior Member of Technical Staff (SMTS), Software Engineering with Salesforce in San Francisco since Dec 2018. Salesforce is the world’s leading Customer Relationship Management platform for sales and service.
  • Salesforce SMTS, Software Engineering, Singapore, for 16 months.
  • Applications Consultant/Software Engineer, Infocomm Development Authority/GovTech Singapore for 33 months, developing mission-critical systems at Ministry of Manpower.
  • Senior Software Engineer, ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, 2012 to 2014, developing and maintaining its flagship share investment tools and financial portals.
  • Accenture Liferay Portal Developer, Singapore, 2012, in the technical design and development of campus solutions.
  • Singtel Application Consultant, 2011 to 2012, developing and maintaining enterprise-level portal applications.

Graduated with Bach of InfoTech (BIT) from the University of Queensland (UQ) in 2011 with a top score of 7.0/7.0, under UQ EAIT Faculty International Scholarship, in the team of Best Group in Advanced Information Technology Project and winning the Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement.

Completed year 1 and 2 of the HELP University BIT under Distinction and Merit Scholarship Awards and achieving a CGPA of 3.87, transferred to UQ in 2010 under the HELP/UQ credit transfer programme.

Achieved 8 A1s and 2 A2s for SPM and for A-levels, 2 As and 2Bs.

“I know I made the right decision to study the BIT at HELP because I am always enthusiastic about learning and applying IT knowledge and skills to create something great and beneficial for people. HELP provided me with a good and conducive learning environment. The course is well-structured and I gained a lot of useful and important knowledge from the subjects taught at HELP. Moreover, the lecturers are very professional and approachable”.

Lim Chun Chai

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  • Since 2004, Founder and Managing Director of Enovade Sdn Bhd; providing IT consulting services to help clients manage their IT investments efficiently, automate their business processes and providing them with the necessary tools to increase their productivity while reducing the total cost of ownership.
  • 5 years as Senior Consultant/Project Manager/Knowledge Management Group Manager with LK-Solutions Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd,
  • 3 years as Senior Application Developer with ACNielsen Asia Pacific

Completed the Charles Sturt University (CSU) Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) programme at HELP, scoring excellent grades: 6 High Distinctions and 2 Distinction in Year 3, and graduated in 2000. The BIT was fully conducted offshore by CSU in collaboration with HELP University (previously, HELP Institute) as its delivery centre in Malaysia.

Lim Chun Chai studied at SMK, Taman Maluri, Kuala Lumpur.

“The knowledge and experiences I gained from the BIT focused on practical development of systems and applications pertaining to business contexts. It prepared me well to emerge in the IT industry as a System Analyst in a multinational company. The experience gained from working in a multinational company widened my knowledge in the management of an organisation, running a business and communicating with different levels of individuals. This knowledge enabled me to establish Enovade Sdn Bhd.”

Hannah Goh Yan Yin

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Hannah is Application Consultant at Quintiq Malaysia since June 2019; Quintiq is a Dutch organisation that develops planning, scheduling and supply chain optimization software.

Completed Internship – under the WBL component of HELP University’s (HELP) Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree course – at Pilot Multimedia from January 2018 to December 2018.

3 years as Senior Application Developer with ACNielsen Asia Pacific.

Hannah returned to HELP in 2015 for her second undergraduate academic learning and qualification: the BIT degree, and completed it in 2019, graduating with 1st Class Honours.

Completed the HELP Bachelor of Psychology at HELP in 2010, continued her tertiary education abroad with 3 transfer credits from her HELP psychology studies for the Bachelor of Arts degree at Australia’s University of Adelaide in 2011, and graduated in 2013.

Completed her South Australian Matriculation at a private university college in 2009.

Hannah studied at Sekolah Sri Cempaka Damansara from 2000 to 2008.

“The Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) provided me with the suitable skills I needed to develop my career in the IT industry, particularly with the introduction of the Work-Based Learning (WBL) component of the programme. I feel I made the right choice in enrolling for this degree, and would strongly encourage others to follow in my path”.

Kee Jie Yin

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  • Jie Yi joined Dassault Systemes-DELMIA Quintiq, as Application Consultant in April 2019. DELMIA Quintiq, a Dutch organisation that develops planning, scheduling and supply chain optimization software, is owned by French multinational, Dassault Systèmes, specialising in computer-aided design (CAD) and product lifecycle management (PLM).
  • She completed the final year Work-Based Learning (WBL) internship component of her HELP University (HELP) Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) programme, with Pilot Multimedia Malaysia which business is in the delivery of solutions that transforms data into insights and decisions.

Jie Yi commenced her HELP BIT studies in 2016, completing it in 2018 under HELP-IT Industry Board Bursary, with a CGPA score of 3.77/4.00, and graduating in 2019 with 1st Class Honours.

She studied at Kuen Cheng High School, Kuala Lumpur, scoring 7 As and 3 Bs for her SPM in 2014, and 2 As and 4 Bs for her UEC in 2015.

Kie Yi plans to obtain her Professional SCRUM Master I certification; SCRUM provides comprehensive training, assessments and certifications to improve the profession of software delivery.

“The BIT lecturers at HELP constantly aim to keep the courses up to date by teaching the students the latest technology, which I believe is very valuable for prepare them for entry into industry for their career and social development”.

Bong Kai Tzer

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Born in Johor, Kai Tzer studied at the Confucian Private Secondary School in Kuala Lumpur from 2008 – 2013, passing his SPM examination in 2012 and UEC examination in 2013, with creditable results. He then registered in 2014 with HELP University (HELP) as a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) (Business Information Management), (BIT), receiving the UEC partial course fee waiver for all 3 years of study. He completed the BIT with a CGPA of 3.75 and graduated in 2017 with 1st Class Hons and was awarded a HELP CEO full scholarship for postgraduate studies at the ELM Graduate School. Planning for a rewarding career as a solution provider in senior management roles, Kai Tzer registered in 2018 for the HELP Master of Project Management, completing it and graduating in early 2020, with a score of 9 Distinctions for the 12 course subjects and an overall CGPA of 3.71.

Kai Tzer joined Hitachi eBworx Sdn.Bhd in Petaling Jaya as Associate Business Consultant in 2017 and was promoted to Business Consultant in 2020. Hitachi Ltd is a Global Fortune 500 company and one of the largest and highly respectable companies in the world while Hitachi eBworx Group is an international financial solutions specialist, providing a wide array of innovative digital solutions to the financial services industry. He was previously interned in 2016 with Mobitek Systems, responsible for providing technical support, conducting software testing, and developing user manuals. Based in Puchong, Selangor, Mobitek supplies customers with telecommunication equipment based on cellular technologies and communication tools.

During his Confucian School studies, Kai Tzer was 1st and 2nd runner up in the school’s Photography Competition 2013, the Highest Achiever Award winner in 2012, Chairman of Mathematics Society, 2012, Best Service Performer in the Mathematics Society and achiever in several other extracurricular activies.

Benjamin Chai Zi Ming

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From the city of Ipoh, Benjamin Chai is a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) (Hons) at HELP University’s Faculty of Computing and Digital Technology, (FCDT). Successful completion of his 2-year HELP Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) studies in 2019, fast-tracked him – with subject credits for Year 1 – straight to Year 2 of the BIT. Scheduled to graduate in 2021, and inspired by his learning and exposure at FCDT, and internship with one of Fortune Global 500’s largest corporations, Benjamin is heading for a career in problem-solving through IT technology to help people, and developing his own startup to deliver value and contribute to the community and society.

By mid-2019, Benjamin had completed his BIT Work-Based Learning (WBL) Mode 2u1i industry internship with Petronas Group Digital, the digital technology enabler, supporting Malaysia’s fully integrated petroleum company, PETRONAS, in its delivery of mission-critical, innovative and secure ICT solutions, globally, in 65 countries. During an earlier semester break in 2018-9, he also secured internship placement with Vivar Printing, a modern printing plant specialising in book printing, binding, finishing and logistics fulfillments.

Benjamin has been progressing very well in his BIT: as at mid-2020, his CGPA was 3.65/4.00. In 2019, he also received excellent grades for his DIT, achieving an overall CGPA of 3.84/4.00. During his BIT studies, he was member of the Information Technology Student Council (ITSC), which seeks to resolve students’ concerns. He was Head of IOT (Internet of Things) Club, working to enable everyday objects to communicate with one another through computing devices. Benjamin received the HELP-IT Industry Bursary for his DIT and BIT studies. He studied at Poi Lam High School (SUWA), in Ipoh for his secondary education, scoring in 2016, commendable grades for his SPM (Malaysian Certificate of Education), and scoring 6 As for 7 subjects, as a private candidate for the Cambridge IGCSE, O Levels.

For 3 months in 2017, Benjamin volunteered as a teaching assistant at a rural, forest settlement in Pahang state, as part of a tuition/coaching programme, with the mission to empower native Semai children without proper education, to break the cycle of poverty. He also volunteered, in 2019, for My Digital Maker Fair organized by MDEC, (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation).

Istiak Ahmed

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Born in Narayanganj, the 3rd largest city in Bangladesh, Istiak Ahmed started developing his tech startup, Food Compass, in early 2020, to seize on the scope and opportunities for success in the relatively undeveloped food tech business in the country. A discovery and city guide mobile app focusing on food chains and restaurants, Food Compass would spearhead and accelerate business growth via technology breakthrough, serving as a platform for F&B businesses in Narayanganj, with plans of extending it to Dhaka. With the launch scheduled for August 2020, he is actively proposing to clients for them to reach out to thousands of existing and prospective customers.

With enthusiasm for science and technology, Istiak registered in 2015 with HELP University in K Lumpur, as a candidate for the Bachelor of Information (BIT) Technology (Hons) degree, and travelled to Malaysia to commence the course in October. He was recipient of the HELP Anniversary Bursary Award for all 3 years of study. He completed his BIT internship in August, 2019 with The Star Media Group at Phileo Damamsara, Petaling Jaya, graduated in early 2020, thereafter, returned home to invest in the options for a rewarding career. Istiak describes the BIT curriculum as very practical with real world application. The learning also encouraged him to think like an entrepreneur and gave him the courage to embark on his start-up. His advises new students to stick to studies to succeed with a smile, even if the initial experience may be somewhat overwhelming and lonesome.

Istiak studied at the Narayanganj Government Tolaram College, obtaining Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) in 2013, prior to which, he attended the Narayanganj Bar Academy Government I.E.T. High School and passed his Secondary School Certificate Examination in 2011. After his school studies, he volunteered for the Bangladesh (VBD) and JAAGO Foundation, working in campaigns such as child education and raising society’s awareness of hygiene. He was also a founding member of JBC (Joy Bangla Club), helping those deprived of basic social needs.

Alvin Chew Chee Aun

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From Penang, Alvin Chew, was engaged in July 2020, as Software Test Engineer in Kula Lumpur with Beyondsoft Malaysia. Headquarted in China and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Beyondsoft is a global provider of IT consulting, product and solution services. With more than thirty delivery centres across North America and Asia, and a team of diversely talented, customer-centric experts in innovation and in providing solutions, it combines emerging technologies and proven methodologies to provide cutting edge solutions to propel business to new heights.

Alvin’s previous industry exposure included:

  • Retail customer consultancy and services from 2019-2020, in Singapore, in the home furnishing sector;
  • Technical support intern 2018, in Kuala Lumpur, with BASS Software of Norway, leading global provider of fleet management software for ship owners and ship managers, as well as operators of rigs and floating production, storage and off-loading vessels; and
  • Educational Customer Engagement and Counselling Assistant from 2016 -2018, during his studies at HELP University (HELP) at Educational Fairs that HELP participated in.

Alvin was a candidate for the HELP Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree at the Faculty of Computing and Digital Technology, commencing the course in 2016 and graduating in early 2019. He had completed the HELP Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) from 2014 to 2016 that enabled him to fast track to Year 2 of the BIT. He received the HELP Loyalty and Silver Jubilee bursaries for both his DIT and BIT studies.

AT HELP, Alvin participated in the University Blood Donation Campaign in 2017, helping in publicity prior to the event, in managing volunteers and attendees and implementing the floor set-up. He also helped in organizing the HELP University Tech Day in 2016 and 2017, in attending to high school student visitors and general hospitality services.

Alvin studied at SMK Valdor, Sungai Jawi in Penang and obtained his SPM (Malaysian Certificate of Education) in 2013.

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