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AIMST University On News
1. The Star Online
The Star Online
Monday October 10, 2011……A HEARING-IMPAIRED man, who has just graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, describes his recipe for success as sheer determination and family support………
Wednesday August 31, 2011……A recent study, conducted by a group of researchers from local and foreign universities, indicated that the powder from papaya leaves has substances responsible for the release and/or production of thrombocytes (platelets).
The study was initiated and led by Dr S. Kathiresan of AIMST University……..
Thursday May 5, 2011……TWENTY-THREE final-year physiotherapy students showed their skills in the first physiotherapy conference at Aimst University in Semeling, near Sungai Petani.
The students, divided into six teams, were given tasks to conduct research on methods that could be explored and used in physiotherapy sessions……..
Monday May 2, 2011……Dr S. Kathiresan of AIMST University has found that durian peel, which is considered as an agricultural waste, can be used to remove oil from water.
The lecturer in the university’s Biotechnology Department said laboratory results indicated that chemically-modified durian peel powder was also an efficient absorbent for recovery of spilled oil in water……..
Friday December 3, 2010……The pharmacy undergraduate at AIMST University was surprised by her win, beating 11 others to capture the title and a crystal crown at the pageant held at Hotel Equatorial here recently in conjunction with the Deepavali festivities…….
Tuesday October 26, 2010……The Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) degree offered by the AIMST University has received recognition from the World Health Organisation (WHO), university chancellor Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu said here……..
By A. LETCHUMANAN
Sunday February 7, 2010……MASTERSKILL Education Group Berhad (Masterskill) recently signed three memorandum of agreements (MoA) with the Health Ministry at a signing ceremony between the ministry and 31 private and public higher education institutions…….
By ALYCIA LIM
Sunday September 13, 2009……The MIC has urged the Government to grant Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status to AIMST University and its surrounding areas to transform it into a research, technology and educational hub over the next two to three years……..
Thursday April 30, 2009……THERE is much to cheer about for those seeking dental treatment as the new AIMST University dental hospital in Semeling, near Sungai Petani in Kedah, has been giving free dental treatment to the public since its opening last November…….
Story and Photos by ANNE HASLAM
Sunday March 29, 2009……THE Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) University has come forward with an initiative to aid the teaching and learning of Mathematics and Science in scores of secondary schools…….
By V. CHANDRASEKARAN
Tuesday February 24, 2009……STUDENTS wishing to further their studies at AIMST University near Sungai Petani in Kedah should head for the Star Education Fair 2009 at the Penang International Sports Arena this weekend.
The first 100 persons to sign up for the university’s year-long Foundation in Business and Science courses at the fair will receive a 100% tuition fee waiver worth between RM3,750 and RM10,500……..
By DERRICK VINESH
Thursday November 20, 2008……A TOTAL of 120 doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals from various countries will converge at AIMST University in Semeling, near Sungai Petani, today for a three-day conference and workshop to learn more on using simulation in medical education……
By V. CHANDRASEKARAN
Sunday October 26, 2008……Of the 319 students who graduated, 102 obtained their degrees in medicine, 182 in biotechnology and 35 in information technology.
MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu was conferred the Honorary Degree of Letters during the convocation in recognition of his commitment and achievement in various fields throughout his political career. He was also proclaimed the university’s chancellor……
Friday October 17, 2008……MIC’s AIMST University in Semeling, near Sungai Petani, held its inaugural convocation ceremony with 319 students receiving their degrees……
Sunday August 17, 2008……At the opening of the university’s new campus at Semeling, Bedong, on Sunday, Abdullah said through such a partnership, AIMST could build a strong reputation in producing software engineers and business process outsourcing professionals which the nation needed urgently…….
By V. CHANDRASEKARAN