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Sustaining university-community projects is a key challenge – University World News

Sustaining university-community projects is a key challenge – University World News. ASIA   SUSTAINING UNIVERSITY-COMMUNITY PROJECTS IS A KEY CHALLENGE    Hana Kamaruddin 20 May 2012 Issue No:222  Sustaining university-industry-community initiatives beyond the first flush of enthusiasm is a core … Continue reading

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Leading light of university engagement outlines vision – University World News

Leading light of university engagement outlines vision – University World News. ASIA Leading light of university engagement outlines vision Hana Kamaruddin13 May 2012 Issue No:221 “Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to be a deputy vice-chancellor,” said Saran Kaur … Continue reading

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Universities link to industry regionally to benefit the community – University World News

Universities link to industry regionally to benefit the community – University World News. Hana Kamaruddin08 May 2012 Issue No:221 University partnerships with industry can be scaled up across national boundaries in a wider region to benefit communities, a conference on academic … Continue reading

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Do you hear them when they cry? – Winner of the 3-Month January 2011 In-class Sports & Specialist Blog Competition

I was expecting to be bored and disinterested when I stepped into our Sports & Specialist Blog class. It was in April 2011, and the weather in London was its normal cold, wet and gray. I, too, was cold and tired … Continue reading

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Do you hear them when they cry? – Part 2

Note: Names have been changed to protect the identity of the interviewees.  It is dark, cold and stifling in the fishing boat. Thida shifts his seating position to relieve the pressure on his behind from sitting with no adequate back … Continue reading

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My Favourite Malaysian – Dr. Jemilah Mahmood

I’ve always had a romantic viewpoint of humanitarian workers who voluntarily offer their help in war-torn countries. Black and white scenes of them kneeling down to a child offering food or medicine almost always come to my mind and I … Continue reading

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A Life in the Day of: Fadli Halim

This work was written as part of my tutorial assignment in reference to The Times’ A Life in The Day Of feature. You can read some of them from The Times online archive here and here. A Life in the … Continue reading

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Do you hear them when they cry?

I was required to write a 500-word feature story for one of my assignments and I decided to revisit a chapter from my unpublished draft book entitled “Do you hear them when they cry?”. The book centers around 12 people … Continue reading

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Award winning director Ken Loach supports charity screening

Award winning director, Ken Loach, was in town last Monday to support the charity screening of his film The Wind That Shakes The Barley organised by the Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association (CADFA) at the Tricycle Theatre on Kilburn High … Continue reading

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Coffee with …. Ronald Magness

Take one look at Ronald Magness and you’d have no idea that this man is a Grammy Award-winning and one-time Oscar-nominated producer. Having worked with names such as Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney and The Who, one would think that he’d … Continue reading

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