HELP is the grand winner of the MAPCU Championship for 11 out of 13 years (2003-2015)
Ang Li Peng, Badminton
- First Malaysian badminton ladies doubles gold medalist in the Commonwealth Games
- Represented Malaysia and in the Asian and SEA Games
- Graduate of Manchester University with LLB Hons
Michael Ovoke Ogheneme, Basketball
- Recipient of HELP CEO Sports Scholarship
- MAPCU Sportsman of the Year National League of Nigeria Basketball Champion 2006-2008
Chiu Soo Jiin (Business), Table Tennis
- Bronze medalist in the Commonwealth Games
- World Table Tennis Championship, Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands
- 5th Golden Racket International Tournament, Vietnam
Sara Yap Khim Wen (Psychology), Taekwondo
- SEA Games 2017: Gold Medal for Female Individual and Silver for Mixed Pair.
- Chuncheon Korean Taekwondo Open 2017: Gold for Mixed Pair.
- 13th ASEAN Championships 2017 Gold Medal for Mixed Pair.
- 18th Asian Games Invitational Event 2018–Silver for Female Individual.
- 18th Asian Games 2018 – Bronze for Female Individual.
- US Open Taekwondo Championship 2018–Gold for Mixed Pair and Bronze for Female Individual.
- 5th Asian Taekwando Poomsae Championship 2018 – Silver Medal for Mixed Pair.
Satheishtharan Ramachandran (A-Levels), Badminton
- 2018 World University Badminton
- Championship held in Kuala Lumpur: 2nd Runner-up (Men’s Singles)
- 2017 World University Games held in Taipei for Badminton: 2nd Runner-up (Mixed Team)
- Sukan Institut Pendidkan Malaysia (SIPMA): Badminton Champion (Mixed Team)
Gan Hua Wei (Communications), Artistic Swimming
- SEA Games 2017: Champion (Solo Technical), Champion (Duet Free), & 1st Runner-up (Duet Technical)
- FINA World Series (China) 2017: 1st Runner-up (Solo Technical), 2nd Runner-up (Duet Technical) & 2nd Runner-up (Duet Free)
- FINA World Series (China) 2018: Runner-up (Solo Technical), & 2nd Runner-up (Solo Free)
Aravinn Thevarr (Management), Athletics
- Aravinn achieved the distinction of a Gold medal in athletics for the Men’s 400 m event at the 2018 SUKIPT (Institutions of Higher Learning) Games.
- Held biennially by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, the 2018 Games attracted more than 6,300 athletes from 93 participating contingents.
Chew Yiwei (Computer Science), Diving
- Chew Yiwei, Malaysia’s national diver, surprised everyone by winning the bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games men’s 3m springboard event in Jakarta.
- Yi Wei’s achievement was the first medal by a Malaysian in Asiad’s men diving in 16 years.
- In 2017, he also won 1 gold and 2 silvers at the SEA games held in Kuala Lumpur.
G. Sivaneshwaran (Business), Athletics
- Sivaneshwaran garnered a double achievement in athletics at the recent SUKIPT (Institutions of Higher Learning) Games in Kuala Lumpur hosted biennially by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.
- About 69 local and 9 international IPT contingents took part in 27 sports at SUKIPT 2018.
- Sivaneshwaran was Gold medalist for both the Men’s 5,000 m and 10,000 m events.
Tan Fu Jie (Psychology), Gymnastics
Malaysian national men’s artistic gymnast, Terengganu-born Tan Fu Jie, succeeded in clinching the Gold Medal in the Pommel Horse Event at the 30th South East Asian (SEA) Games hosted by the Philippines in November/December 2019, repeating his Gold medal win at the previous 2017 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. The SEA Games is the regional multi-sport competition held every 2 years by the 11-member states of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations). Fu Jie said he did not perform well in competitions since the last SEA Games and has had some injuries, so the victory means a lot to him.
Fun Jie plans to master the remaining gymnastics apparatus – floor exercise, rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar – and is taking part with other world-class athletes in 3 World Cup series competitions in Australia, Azerbaijan and Qatar in preparation for his aim for a place for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Fu Jie was also the Gold Medal winner at the 2016 SUKMA (Sukan Malaysia, or Sports Malaysia) Games, held in Sarawak. SUKMA is the biennual multi-sport event – regulated by the National Sports Council of Malaysia, the Olympic Council of Malaysia and the respective National Sports Associations – involving young athletes from the country. He had also represented Malaysia at the 2018 Asian Games held at Jakarta/ Palembang, Indonesia.
Fu Jie is recipient of the HELP Sports full scholarship for his HELP University Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) degree, is in the final year of his studies and scheduled to graduate in 2021.
Kueh Wan May (Business), Table Tennis
- KPMG Associate in Accounting and Advisory Outsourcing Service.
- HELP University Bach of Business (Accounting), 2018, under HELP Sports Scholarship for Year 2, amounting to RM 24,300 and Year 3, amounting to RM 19,100.
- HELP University Diploma in Business, 2015, under HELP Sports Scholarship for Year 1, amounting to RM 13,500 and Year 2.ounting to RM 18,200.
- Malaysian National Table Tennis Player.
- Studied at Chung Hwa Middle School, Kuching, and obtained her Certificate in Business Studies at college in Sarawak in 2013.
Joel Samuel Van Huizen (Business), Hockey
- HELP University Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Honours), 2016, under HELP Sports Scholarship of RM 14,400 for Year 1, RM 12, 800 for Year 2 and RM 15,800 for Year 3.
- Completed Foundation in Arts at HELP University, 2011, under full Sports Scholarship of RM 15,400.
- Malaysian National Hockey Player.
- Studied at SMK St. John’s Institution, Kuala Lumpur and obtained his SPM in 2009.
Chan Kah Yan (Business), Swimming
- Completed HELP University Diploma in Business in early 2019.
- Received HELP CEO Full Scholarship awarded to national sports achievers.
- Malaysian national swimmer who represented the country in the World Championships and Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, World Universaide Games, South East Asia Games (SEA Games) and Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG).
“After visiting countless other universities, HELP University was the first that allowed me to apply for a full scholarship and let me choose whichever course that I wished to study. They gave me the advantage of flexibility and it has given me time to find a good balance between my activities and studies.
Besides that, the Business Faculty is a place that has amazed me during my studies at HELP. Their teamwork and helpfulness are incredible, working extra hours for the convenience of students. HELP University is the only university that I would always recommend to my students and friends who wish to pick up books again, regardless of whether they want to study wholly local courses or progress to overseas study.
I will continue to pursue my degree in HELP after I’ve completed my Diploma as I don’t think I can find any other university that would provide me the facility that I need”.
Mak Ai Sin
- In charge of “Initiative” at IPG MediaBrands, a diverse group of media and technology specialists in over 130 countries, building new solutions for the world’s top brands.
- Graduated with HELP University Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) (1st Class Hons), 2018, with HELP CEO Sports Scholarship of 50% of course fees for Year 1 and 2 and 100% for final year.
- Completed HELP University Foundation in Arts with 50% Bursary.
- Grew up in Kuala Lumpur and studied at SMK Damansara Jaya High School, Petaling Jaya.
Extracurricular and Sports Achievements:
- Represented Malaysia in the Women’s Water Polo team at 29th Southeast Asian Games
- Represented HELP University in Sukan Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi (SUKIPT), 2016
- Represented HELP University in 2016 at MASISWA sports competition of 16 private higher education institutions, organised by TAR University College in collaboration with the Education Ministry and Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia.
- Represented Malaysian Schools in ASEAN School Games 2011-2013
- Represented Kuala Lumpur Swimming Team in SUKMA 2012 & 2014
“Throughout my years at HELP, I met many amazing people who brought me to where I am today as an employee-athlete. The lecturers’ guidance, teaching and words of encouragement prepared me well for the work force life. The friends that I made throughout my years at HELP have also brought me joy and fun that made my university life an unforgettable one”.
Sheena Ayesha Dina Rizal
Media Planner, Dentsu Aegis Network, a leading global marketing services group built for the digital economy.
Progressing in postgraduate studies, reading MSc Economics.
Graduated with HELP University Bachelor of Communications (Public Relations) (2nd Class Upper Hons), 2019, with HELP CEO Sports Scholarship of 100% for course fees. Sheena scored a “High Distinction” for her final year research paper.
Grew up in Kuala Lumpur and studied at SMK Seri Hartamas High School.
Sports Achievements during school and at HELP University:
- 2018 MASISWA Tenpin Bowling Championships – Women Singles Gold Medalist
- 2017 HELP IPT Sports Woman of The Year
- 2013-2015 Team Malaysia – Tenpin Bowling
- 2015 Indonesia International Open Bowling Championship – Girl’s Open 2nd Runner-Up
- 2015 Malaysian National Bowling Championship – 1 Gold 1 Bronze
- 2014 SUKMA Perlis – Tenpin Bowling – Gold Medalist
- MSSM Tenpin Bowling Record Holder since 2012
- 2013-2015 HELP Sports Woman of The Year Nominee
- 2012 Asian Schools Team Malaysia Representative, Jakarta
- 2012 Sports Achiever of the Year – SMK Seri Hartamas High School
- 2016-2018 President – IPRMSA HELP University
“Pursuing education is not a simple journey. HELP made it a milestone with memories I would cherish for life. I hurdled through many challenges, but with the help of passionate and dedicated lecturers, my path towards a steady career brightened. Aside from experienced educators and a systematic academic system, HELP encouraged me to chase my dreams as a sportswoman. As an athlete, I sometimes struggled to juggle both sports and education, but with family’s and HELP’s sports consultants’ support, I managed to triumph in both. I first stepped into the Main Block at HELP’s previous premises at Damansara Town Centre with an empty tote, I left HELP with knowledge, wisdom and confidence for my future”.
Chin Wen Jie
Chin Wen Jie is Table Tennis Men’s Singles Gold Medallist at the 2019 Higher Education Sports Fest (HESF), 29 Oct to 2 Nov, 2019, held at the Technical University of Malaysia, Melaka (UTeM), Malacca, with almost 700 athletes from 31 Malaysian Institutes of Higher Learning (IPT). HESF comprises 5 events: swimming, volleyball, table tennis, basketball 3 versus 3 and pétanque which is a game of boules or bowls, that originated in France Held annually since 2018, HESF is a major sporting event of the Ministry of Education, in addition to the biannually–held SUKIPT (Higher Education Institutions Games).
Wen Jie, a Malaysian national table tennis player, is progressing, at HELP University’s Matriculation Centre (HMC), since 2019, in his Foundation in Arts studies for which he was awarded a full HELP sports scholarship.
He had represented Malaysia at various international tournaments:
- 2015 S E Asian Junior & Cadet Table Tennis, winning the Doubles Gold & Team Silver
- Asean School Games, 2017 and 2018
- Asian Games in Jakarta Indonesia, 2018
- World Table Tennis Championships, Halmstad, Sweden, 2018
- Nikon Cup table Tennis Championships, Hong Kong, 2015.
He schooled at Chung Hwa Independent High School, Kuala Lumpur, and completed his SPM (Malaysian Certificate of Education) in 2018.
Lim Yi Wen
Lim Yi Wen is Table Tennis Women’s Singles Silver Medalist at the October/November 2019 Higher Education Sports Fest (HESF), hosted by the Technical University of Malaysia, Melaka (UTeM), Malacca, with almost 700 athletes from 31 contingents from Malaysian institutions of higher learning (IPT). HESF comprises 5 events: swimming, volleyball, table tennis, basketball 3 a-side and pétanque (a game of boules or bowls, that originated in France). Held annually since 2018, HESF is a major sporting event of the Ministry of Education, in addition to the biannual SUKIPT (Higher Education Institutions Games).
After secondary school at Bukit Jalil Sports School and obtaining her Malaysian School Certificate (SPM) in 2014, Yi Wen completed her HELP University (HELP) Diploma in IT in 2019 before switching her area of study to business and commenced, in 2019, as a candidate for HELP’s Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Marketing) degree, receiving a full HELP scholarship for her studies.
A Malaysian national table tennis player, Yi Wen was active in the HELP University Table Tennis Team, and was Champion at the following Table Tennis tournaments:
- Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and Universities (MAPCU), 2015
- Malaysian Private Institutions of Higher Learning Sports Council (MASISWA) Tournament, 2015
- Varsity 2016 Championship
- Kuala Lumpur Institutions of Higher Learning Sports Carnival, 2017.
From left: Low Si Zhe, Ch’ng Jun Sern, Olajide Benjamin Adejumo and Gan Jia Jun.
- International Student from Nigeria: Olajide Benjamin Adejumo, HELP BComm final year student, completed Foundation in Arts at HELP Matriculation Centre, 2014-2016 after obtaining his West Africa Secondary School Certificate, Coach to HELP’s basketball team. Recipient of HELP full scholarship
- Gan Jia Jun, HELP Bachelor of Business Psychology (Hons) candidate after completing his Foundation studies in 2017 and SPM at SMK Sri Permata, state basketball player, recipient of HELP partial scholarship for undergraduate studies.
- Low Si Zhe, state basketball player, progressing in his HELP Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Accounting) studies, for which he was awarded HELP partial scholarship, Completed UEC in 2017 at SMK Pin Hwa High School, Klang.
- Ch’ng Jun Sern, state basketball player, HELP Bachelor of Business (Hons) (International Business) final year student, after completing his O Levels in 2017 in 2014 and Foundation studies in 2017. Recipient of HELP partial scholarship.
Vasanraj succeeded in winning the 400 m Gold Medal and 200 m Silver Medal at the 2019 MASISWA Athletics Championship held at Stadium Mini UNITEN in Kajang, Selangor, on 27-28 June. His achievement contributed towards HELP University (HELP) winning the second overall placing at the event.
Masiswa is an annual tournament organised by Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia (MASISWA) or Private Institutions of Higher Learning Sports Council, to encourage and enable students of private institutions of higher learning in the country to collaborate and strengthen the spirit of sportsmanship. For Masiswa 2019, the athletes participated in 22 track and field events for male and female competitors.
Vasanraj also succeeded at the Perak State Open Track & Field Championships, 2019, in July, with a Gold Medal win in the 4 X 100 metres event, and a Bronze medal in the 4 X 400 m event, at the Kuala Lumpur Track & Field Open in August, with with a Bronze medal in the 4 X 400 m, and at the Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and Universities (MAPCU) Sports Carnival in September/October, with a Silver medal in the 400 m.
Vasanraj, from Kuala Lumpur, studied at Setapak High School, (SMK Tinggi, Setapak), and completed his SPM in 2013. He registered with HELP in 2016 for his Diploma in Business programme at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting. He is recipient of the HELP CEO Sports Partial Scholarship and is at the final stage of his studies.
Kabilan won the 100 m Gold Medal at the 2019 MASISWA Athletics Championship held at Stadium Mini UNITEN in Kajang, Selangor, 27-28 June. His achievement contributed towards HELP University (HELP) winning the second overall placing at the event.
Masiswa is an annual tournament organised by Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia (MASISWA) or Private Institutions of Higher Learning Sports Council, to encourage and enable students of private institutions of higher learning in the country to collaborate and strengthen the spirit of sportsmanship. The 2019 Masiswa 2019 comprised 22 track and field events for both male and female competitors.
Kabilan also won the Gold Medal for 4 X 100 m and the Bronze for the 4 X 400 m events at the 2019 Perak Open Track & Field Championships in July, 100 m Gold and 200 m Bronze, at MAPCU’s Sports Carnival in September, and 4 X 100 m Bronze at the 2019 Innotex Bukit Jalil Sports School Athletic Championship, (BJSS) in November. Innotex provides sports technology integrated equipment and service solutions.
Kabilan schooled at St John;s Institution, Kuala Lumpur, registered with HELP Academy for his A-level studies and completed it in 2017 before commencing his UK Degree Transfer Programme (Law) (UKDTP) with HELP University. He received HELP CEO Sports Partial Scholarship for both his A-Levels and Law studies.
Shameta Juana Raj
Shameta Raj won the Gold medal in the Women’s 100 m, Silver in the High Jump and Bronze in the 200 m events at the 2019 MASISWA Athletics Championship held in Kajang, Selangor, on 27-28 June. Her achievement contributed towards HELP University (HELP) winning the second overall placing at the Championship.
Masiswa is an annual tournament organised by Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia, or Private Institutions of Higher Learning Sports Council, to encourage/enable students of private institutions of higher learning to collaborate and strengthen the spirit of sportsmanship, across a total of 22 track and field events, held for both male and female competitors.
Shameta also succeeded in winning:
- 3 Bronze medals for the Women’s 100 m, 200 m and 4 X 100 m events in August 2019, at SIPMA, or Sukan Institusi Pendidikan Malaysia, (Malaysian Education Institutions Games), a biennial sports tournament of 8 different sports for athletes up to 23-years of age: football, hockey, badminton, squash, athletics, swimming, 10-pin bowling and netball, for showcasing their ability and potential to compete at a higher level.
- The Bronze medal at the 2019 Perak Open Athletics Championship for 100m in July; and
- 2 Bronze medals at the 2019 KL Open Athletics Championship for the 4 x 100 m and 4 x 400 m events in August.
Shameta studied at SMK Convent Sentul, Kuala Lumpur and completed her SPM (Malaysian School Certificate) in 2017, scoring 6 As and 3 Bs. She registered with HELP University (HELP) Matriculation Centre (HMC) Studies for her Foundation in Arts programme, receiving the HELP CEO Sports Partial Scholarship, and completing it in 2019.
Chen Hong Yan
Hong Yan won the Silver Medal in the mens’s Javelin event at the 2019 MASISWA Athletics Championship held in Kajang, Selangor, on 27-28 June. His achievement contributed towards HELP University (HELP) winning the second overall placing at the Championship.
Masiswa is an annual tournament organised by Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia (MASISWA) or Private Institutions of Higher Learning Sports Council, to encourage and enable students of private institutions of higher learning in the country to collaborate and strengthen the spirit of sportsmanship. Athletes at the 2019 Masiswa 2019 participated in 22 track and field events for both male and female competitors.
In 2013, Hong Yan was secondary school “Athlete of the Year”, and for three consecutive years: 2015, 2016 and 2017, he was Javelin Champion during the Taman Connaught School Sports Day. In 2017, Hong Yan was Champion in the javelin event in the Majlis Sukan Sekolah-Sekolah Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (MSSWPKL) or Schools Sports Council Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Pudu Zone and Interzone competitions. He was also selected to represent Kuala Lumpur in the Majlis Sukan Sekolah Sekolah Malaysia(MSSM) or Malaysian Schools Sports Council competition that was held in Penang that year.
Hong Yan studied at SMK Taman Connaught, Kuala Lumpur and obtained his SPM (Malaysian School Certificate) in 2017. He registered with HELP University (HELP), Matriculation Centre (HMC) for his Foundation in Arts, completed it in 2019, thereafter commenced the Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Marketing [BBus] programme at HELP’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting. He received HELP’s bursary for both his Foundation and BBus studies.
During his HELP University, (HELP), studies, Rehvan Arumugam, from Ipoh, Perak, represented the Malaysian national team for the sprint events and competed in various international athletics events. After an ankle injury, his focus moved to sports marketing, communication and sponsorship – areas of sports management of his research for his Bachelor of Business, (BBus), final year project. In 2019, he joined the Football Association of Malaysia, (FAM), in sports marketing, sponsorship and commercial strategy.
In 2016, Rehvan was Project Executive, then Project Manager with the Dentsu Sports Asia sports/entertainment marketing agency, that provides one-stop sports solutions in sponsorship, event/athlete management/ endorsements, consultancy, legal advice, media production, sales of rights, et al, across Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. His experience includes team management for the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, the 2018 Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup, the 2017 KL SEA Games and various national/ regional sports events. Rehvan was a candidate HELP’s BBus (Hons) (international Business) degree, commencing his studies in 2011, receiving the HELP CEO Partial Scholarship for all 3 years of study and graduating in 2016. He studied at Ipoh’s Anderson National Secondary School, obtaining his SPM in 2005 and STPM in 2007.
A national athlete under International Amateur Athletics Federation, Rehvan was HELP Athletics Club and Adventure Club President, leading the HELP Team to win the Malaysia Association of Private Colleges and Universities Track & Field Championships for the 11th consecutive year, garnering recognition of HELP as the best performing private university for athletics. His multifarious extracurricular activities include:
- Organising HELP Adventure Club’s activities, including the Mount Fansipan Hiking trip in Vietnam, and fund-raising club events for the World Cup carnival;
- Participating in the Halal Tech Challenge Competition at Cyberjaya that developed an online portal for Muslim sportswear;
- Participating in seminars with speakers such as Petra Group CEO, Mr Vinod Shekaran, and as moderator for the Global Peace Movement event on money laundering for terrorism presented by Mr Panner Selvam; and
- Employment by the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) from 2008 to 2014 as Athlete/Trainer and Sports Official when he represented/led RMN to win numerous sports medals and attended RMN Logistics and Supply Chain Management certification courses.