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Gayle Brooke Gabriel

“My HELP experience was enriching and memorable. The dedication and commitment my lecturers in nurturing and guiding me helped me tremendously in completing my Law degree well. HELP also taught me never to settle for mediocrity.”

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  • Programme: UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law)
  • Years of Attendance: 2008-2010
  • Current work/study: Legal Executive, Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia, Putrajaya
  • Education: University of Leeds, LLB (Hons); University Malaya, LLM

Jimmy Lee Beng Ghee

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Representative/Mentor for Faster Capital, Dubai-based virtual funding and technology incubator for start-ups, and adventurous entrepreneur whose innovative natural healthy fast food business, Foodie Box, is attracting multi-million funding from Singaporean investors. Please go to links for Jimmy’s My Starbucks Story and How We Won The Tender From Bank Negara Malaysia.

Awards & Achievements

  • University of Malaya Bachelor of Jurisprudence, 2002
  • Winner of the Law Dept.’s Mock Trial and Datuk Paduka Saleha Ali English Law Debates, 2000
  • Completed UOL GCE at HELP, 1997
  • SPM (1st Division) with 4 Grade 1s, 1995
  • SMK La Salle, Sentul, Kuala Lumpur
  • Awarded “La Sallian Of The Year”, 1995
  • Winning team member of Inter-School Drama Competition, 1995
  • Listed in 100 Most Inspirational Linkedin Icons In Malaysia, 2019.

On Xiu Tao

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  • Programme: UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law)
  • Years of Attendance: 2008-2012
  • High School: SMK Damansara Jaya, Selangor
  • Current work/study: Associate at Chooi & Co., Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Education: Cardiff University, LLB (Hons) First Class; Postgrad Diploma in Bar Professional Training, Law (Cardiff)

Awards & Achievements

  • Best Achiever Award & Best Enterprise Award awarded by the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce

Henna Sanghvi

“Pursuing my first year of the LLB at HELP provided a strong foundation of fundamental skills and understanding which made the later years of my law degree a more manageable task. I cannot stress enough the relevance of the Legal Skills course (unique to HELP), in building strong practical and professional skills of law students

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  • Henna completed school with SMK, Deri Hartamas and undertook her A-Levels with the HELP Academy A-Levels programme.
  • She was then admitted to the Law Faculty as a candidate for the HELP University-UKDTP programme and after Year 1, transferred to the University of Manchester, completed the course from 2016 to 2108 and graduated with the LLB with First Class Honours.

Onnelea Dion Sandosm

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After completing her UKDTP-Yr 1 at HELP University’s Faculty of Law, Onnelea transferred to the University of Manchester to complete her LLB years 2 and 3 from 2016 to 2108 and graduated in July 2018 with First Class Hons. Onnelea’s father, Walter Sandosm confirmed that his other daughter, Ezelea who did her A levels at HELP too, also graduated in Medicine with Honors from Manchester. Mr Sandosm attributes the double celebration to the quality of teaching at HELP.

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded the HELP CEO Scholarship for A-levels (Edexcel) studies with HELP Academy from 2014 to 2015, achieving two As and one A*.
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship for HELP LLB UK Degree Transfer (UKDTP) Programme Year 1 from 2015 to 2016).

Sum Shu Li

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Fresh from achieving her Manchester LLB 1st Class Honours, Sarah is currently enrolled with the City University of London for her Bar Professional Training Course, to prepare for her Bar Exams in fulfilling her plan for a career in legal practice.

Awards & Achievements

After scoring 10 As for SPM and 3 As for A Levels, Shu Li Registered for the HELP University UK Degree Transfer Programme (UKDTP) with a HELP Scholarship for course fees in 2016, eventually transferring to the University of Manchester to complete her LLB there, and graduated with 1st Class Honours in 2018.

Belinda Low

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Active in student activities at HELP in 2015, Belinda received the Justcite, Westlaw UK/Lexis Library Research and the Research Advanced Certifications in 2017. Belinda is currently topping her UWE LLB 1st Class (Hons) with the CLP for a career in legal practice. She gives this advice, especially for young people: “Don’t be afraid of challenging new things and making new friends, because failure often can also be the road to success”.

Awards & Achievements

From Tsun Jin High School with 4 As for SPM and 3 As for UEC and winning the Tsun Jin Utmost Achievement in Co-curriculum Activities and Outstanding Service Performance awards in 2015, Belinda registered for the HELP LLB-UK Degree Transer Programme in 2017 under University of the West of England (UWE)-HELP full scholarship. She graduated in 2018 with LLB 1st Class Hons degree from UWE.

Chong Yue Han

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Yue Han was an active student at HELP and was the HELP Law Society Honorary Treasurer from 2015 to 2016. After graduating with her LKLB 1st class Hons. Belinda is undergoing the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to be a barrister and practice law. Yuw Han says, “I had really amzing lecturers who helped shape ,me into the person I am today. I enjoyed meeting like-minded eople and found life-long friends along the way.

Awards & Achievements

Schooled in SMK D’sara Utama, and rgw Methodist College, Yue Han with good SPM and A-Levels grades, registered in 2015 with HELP University for the LLB-UK Degree Transfer Programme. She transferred to The University of Leeds and graduated with 1st Class Honours in 2018 from Leeds.

Christie Liau Hui Min

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After completing her UKDTP-Yr 1 and 2 at HELP University’s Faculty of Law, Christie transferred to the University of West of England (UWE) to complete her LLB.
Christie completed her UWE LLB in 2018 and graduated with First Class Hons.

She pointed out that she was well-assisted in her learning by HELP tutors and peers as well as colleagues (during the time when she worked with the university).

Awards & Achievements

Awarded the HELP University UEC Fee Bursary (Fee Waiver of 25 % and 30% respectively for Year 1 and Year 2 in 2015 and 2016 the first two years [2015 and 2016] of the HELP LLB course of the UK Degree Transfer Programme (UKDTP).

Hazel Chang Yin Sum

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Fresh from her outstanding 1st Class Honours achievement in her LLB, Hazel Chang is currently embarking on her Bar Professional Training Course for taking the Bar exams to qualify for a career in legal practice.

Awards & Achievements

Scored 4 A+s, 2 As and 2 A-s at SPM, and good A-levels results, Yin Sum registered for the HELP University UK Degree Transfer Programme (UKDTP), eventually transferring to the University of Liverpool to complete her LLB there, and graduated with 1st Class Honours in 2018.

Ng Juhn Tao

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After his Liverpool LLB 1st Class Hons, Juhn Tao, from Sabah, is currently undertaking his CLP exams for a career in legal practice. He acknowledges HELP Law Faculty lecturers for their helpfulness and professionalism and also for preparing students on the soft skills and critical thinking that lawyers need to have, and on the unique “Legal Skills and Practice” module that is useful learning for eventual CLP and UK bar Exams.

Awards & Achievements

Scored 4 A+s, 2 As and 2 A-s at SPM, and good A-levels results, Yin Sum registered for the HELP University UK Degree Transfer Programme (UKDTP), eventually transferring to the University of Liverpool to complete her LLB there, and graduated with 1st Class Honours in 2018.

Sarah Imran

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Fresh from her outstanding LLB 1st Class Honours achievement, Sarah is spending time on the creative arts and at the same time, taking an University of Oxford online course on “Critical Thinking”. She is intent on contributing to legal academia and engaging in para-legal work. She acknowledges her lecturers who had always pushed her and her peers to reach their full potential.

Awards & Achievements

Scored 4 A+s, 2 As and 2 A-s at SPM, and good A-levels results, Yin Sum registered for the HELP University UK Degree Transfer Programme (UKDTP), eventually transferring to the University of Liverpool to complete her LLB there, and graduated with 1st Class Honours in 2018.

Tang Shu Ni

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  • Programme: UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law); Certificate of Legal Practice, Law
  • Years of Attendance: 2009-2011; 2013-2014
  • Current work/study: Associate at Skrine
  • Education: Northumbria University, LLB First Class Hons (2013)
  • Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Vanessa Pan Shao Qi

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  • Programme: UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law)
  • Years of Attendance: 2013-2014
  • Scholarship(s): HELP University-University of Liverpool Scholarship (2015). HELP University Merit Scholarship (2013 & 2014)
  • Education: University of Liverpool, LLB First Class Hons; Certificate of Legal Practice, Law at Brickfields Asia College
  • Hometown: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Awards & Achievements

  • Book Prize by Chooi & Co. (2014)

Tripatjit Singh

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Tripatjit registered with HELP University’s (HELP) Faculty of Law and Government for the UK Degree Transfer Programme, (UKDTP), in 2015, receiving a HELP bursary for his studies, during which he won a Book Prize Award. He then transferred to Cardiff University in Wales where he completed his LLB (Hons) in 2018, graduating with 2nd Class Hons, Upper.

He studied his Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at BPP University, upon completion of which he was called to the bar of England and Wales, becoming Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in 2018. In 2019, he started his pupillage with Albar & Partners, one of Malaysia’s leading law firms with emphasis in banking, finance, capital markets, as well as corporate and commercial law.

Tripatjit had completed his secondary education at Sri Dasmesh International School in 2015, scoring 6 As and 3 Bs and obtained his A-Levels at a private college in Kuala Lumpur before commencing his UKDTP at HELP in 2015. In 2016 and 2017, he had undertaken internship with Shafee & Co, a leading legal firm in Kuala Lumpur, specialising in criminal and civil litigation.

He shares his view on his UKDTP experience: “Equipped with experienced lawyers teaching and giving real life experience in the legal field, (providing assurance) that students are left in capable hands. HELP provides two additional subjects that are practice-based, and that trains students on real-life legal (scenarios) of practicing lawyers. This is a good kick-start for students intending to do the BPTC in the UK” .

Farhan Ashraq Abdul Malek

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After graduating with his Cardiff University LLB (Hons), Farhan Ashraq joined Petronas, (Petroliam Nasional Berhad), Malaysia’s national petroleum corporation in 2007. Founded in 1974 and ranked as the 158th largest company in the world in 2019, Petronas is among Fortune Global 500 largest corporations, with business interests in more than 30 countries. Farhan is presently, in 2020, Legal Advisor within Group Legal Petronas (Gas and New Energy).

Farhan read law from 2002 to 2003 at HELP University’s (then known as HELP Institute) UK Degree Transfer Programme (UKDTP) with the Faculty of Law and Government, and transferred to the Cardiff in Wales where he completed his LLB (Hons) in 2006.

He completed his school education at St John’s Institution, one of Kuala Lumpur’s oldest schools and obtained his SPM (Malaysian Certificate of Education), in 2000, then registered with HELP for his A-Levels examination studies which he completed in 2001/2002before commencing the HELP UKDTP in 2002.

“HELP is a wonderful episode in my life. Fresh from school after SPM, I decided to take up A-Levels and I am glad that I chose the right institution. Basically, HELP offered a conducive learning environment, including a full team of dedicated and intelligent lecturers. In addition, the Department of Student Affairs did well to cultivate the talent and potential of students through clubs, societies and sporting events to enable the students to improve their interpersonal skills and maintain a well-balanced lifestyle. To me, HELP is my “Hype Excellent Learning Phase!”.

Shabana Naseer Ahmad

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“I must give credit to the lecturers who always went beyond their call of duty to offer their support. They valued our opinion and encouraged us to think out of the box, a skill that I certainly developed at HELP. Besides that, the syllabus and programmes conducted by the University prepared us to face the real world. They emphasised, amongst others, peer teaching, legal research, negotiation skills and mediation, and I learned to value different opinions to ensure that there was teamwork. I would, without a doubt, recommend HELP to anyone wishing to pursue studies in law”.

Shabana Naseer Ahmad is Senior Legal Advisor with the Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations, (FOMCA) , which work at the national and international levels towards strengthening consumer protection, Senior Manager, Legal and Policy with the National Consumer Complaints Centre, (NCCC) ; and appointed member of the Advertising Committee under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.

She read law from 2011 to 2014 at HELP University’s Faculty of Law and Government, receiving HELP Merit Partial Scholarship for her studies and graduated in 2015 with her Bachelor of Law (LLB) (2nd Class Upper Honours) degree.

Shabana had studied at SMK Damansara Utama , Petaling Jaya, for her SPM that she completed in 2005 and obtained her A-Levels in 2008.

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