SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 2017 | 10 AM - 5 PM

Make tomorrow better.


Our annual Open Day offers thousands of visitors each year an exciting taste of life at Curtin Malaysia – Curtin University’s
largest international campus and global hub in Asia. The event is geared to give you a fun, hands-on learning experience
in a festival-like atmosphere. Whether you’re a future student, parent or teacher, you’re sure to get a lot out of the activities,
faculty showcases, course advice, competitions and entertainment on offer throughout the day.



Find out everything you want and need to know about Curtin Malaysia!


Curtin is world-ranked for engineering our courses are accredited by engineering bodies in Australia, Malaysia and other countries. Students are ensured of an industry-connected education experience with lots of opportunities for hands-on experience and industry training, so that they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide solutions to the global community and are job-ready when they graduate.

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We are one of the leading providers of business education in the region, committed to equipping students for thriving careers in tomorrow’s competitive job market. Our business courses are practical and applied, and benefit from direct input from industry leaders. You can choose one or more areas to suit your interests and aspirations, and may have the option to study part of your course overseas.

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Our Mass Communication degree lets you tailor your studies to suit your communications career goals. We embrace study that investigates and celebrates digital futures and understands the crucial relevance of the arts and creative industries.

Our students are industry-ready when they graduate and many go on to achieve outstanding success in artistic and media careers.

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Our Foundation courses are intensive, focused courses in Arts (Media Studies), Commerce, Engineering and Science streams that are dedicated to developing and preparing students for undergraduate studies. Upon successful completion, they are guaranteed entry to the undergraduate programmes of their choice.

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Our postgraduate programmes give students opportunities to develop specialised knowledge within their chosen fields through coursework study or involvement in high-profile research supported by the government and industries. They are purpose-built to enhance your professional skills and knowledge. The courses can be applied to complement your previous experience and enhance your current qualifications.

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In line with our vision to be a recognised regional leader in education and research, research at Curtin Malaysia is practical, and both globally and locally relevant. We have strengthened ourselves as a research-intensive university, attracting and retaining iconic scholars to undertake research of national and regional significance, and changing lives in Borneo and regionally through high-impact collaborative research that aims to make tomorrow better.

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We continuously ensure that we fulfill the requirements for professional accreditation of our courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Accreditation is crucial as a measure and testimony of academic quality, and as an assurance to current and potential students, the public, potential employers and the professions that our courses provide our students with the required knowledge and graduate attributes to enter the professions.



Turn your passion into a rewarding career with a Curtin degree.
At Curtin Malaysia, you’ll study a course that’s applied, innovative and grounded in the real world. Find out more about how you can enroll in a course that suits you and will help you graduate with knowledge and skills that are relevant, as well as a degree that’s globally recognised.

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As part of our ongoing investment in new generation learning spaces, we have embarked on a refurbishment and expansion plan to transform our learning spaces. We’re adding technology-rich environments that immerse students in their courses like never before. Learning spaces that recreate real workplaces will enhance your studies and help ensure you graduate with the experience you need.

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Scholarships are part of Curtin Malaysia’s commitment to rewarding academic excellence, supporting research and enabling students from all backgrounds to realise their potential. There are a number of scholarships and financial aid open to new and enrolled students, including merit-based, needs-based and industry supported.

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Curtin Malaysia is more than a place to study. We offer a vibrant and supportive environment where you can get involved in a range of social activities and fun events throughout the year. We offer excellent sporting facilities, student clubs, relaxing spaces to unwind, leadership programmes and volunteering opportunities.

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As part of a global university, we have a social responsibility to local and regional communities, advancing the wellbeing of societies, driving universal progress and helping solve communal problems. It is a responsibility that excites students and staff at Curtin Malaysia because of our commitment to service and enriching the communities we serve.



Discover the huge range of activities and events happening at Curtin Malaysia Open Day!



Crocodile Electronic Early Warning System Design Competition
The Curtin Croc Challenge is back! Now open to secondary schools in Sarawak, Sabah and Brunei and with an open category for members of the public. Over RM5,000 in cash prizes to be won.


10am – 5pm, Plaza, Library & Auditorium Complex
Find out more Curtin Croc Challenge 2.0


Be sure to visit the Future Students Hub! Gain first-hand knowledge about courses, scholarships and study loans. Talk to staff, lecturers and current students who can help you make informed decisions about studying at Curtin Malaysia.
10am – 5pm, Recreation & Event Centre (Heron 3)


Interactive exhibits and hands-on learning experiences await visitors at this interesting showcase of our Faculties of Engineering and Science, Business and Humanities and the Curtin Malaysia Graduate School. You stand to receive fun giveaways when you visit the booths!
10am – 5pm, Recreation & Event Centre (Heron 3)


Witness exciting competitions for students and the public organised by our Faculty of Business and Faculty of Humanities throughout the day, including a business quiz and trivia challenge.

  • Curtin’s Next Top Entrepreneur (Faculty of Business) 10am – 1pm, LTBS1 & LTBS 11, Faculty of Business building (Heron 2)
  • Battle of The Brains Trivia Challenge (Faculty of Humanities) 10am – 1pm, Harry Perkins Lecture Theatre (Falcon 1)


View all forms of art – paintings, photos, short films and handicrafts – by our students and local artists at the Virtuoso Art Exhibition and Competition 2017.
Show your support for the art scene at Curtin Malaysia by purchasing artwork from the showcase. Join the art competition and be among the contenders for prizes worth up to RM1,400.
10am – 5pm, Faculty of Business building (Heron 2)


Don’t miss the finals of this exciting online video game competition featuring DOTA 2, FIFA and League of Legends. Co-organised by the Faculty of Engineering and Science and Curtin E-Sports Club, it’s an opportunity for gamers to showcase their skills and a platform to promote the engineering and technology behind video games.
10am – 5pm, The Auditorium


If you’re a potential student visiting us on Open Day, be sure to join our guided tours of the campus. You’ll be able to check out our labs, teaching facilities, library and more!
10am – 5pm, Future Students Hub, Recreation & Event Centre (Heron 3)


You needn’t go hungry or thirsty on Open Day! Indulge in an eclectic range of food and beverages at stalls run by student clubs, staff, local hotels and food outlets. All food and beverages will be reasonably priced.


To ensure visitors have a really fun day, there’ll be live entertainment including musical performances and talent shows at the main stage throughout the day!


Pick up an interesting trinket, try your hand at handicrafts, find out about a local business enterprise, or participate in a fun game at stalls run by our students and local businesses.


Every year, we take the opportunity to highlight local charitable and community causes on Open Day. Learn more about the charities and NGOs that’ll be represented at this showcase.
10am – 5pm, Harry Perkins Lecture Theatre Foyer (Falcon 1)


Booth Participants

1. Curtin Leo Club
VAD 57
13. Curtin Social Ambassadors
IChemE Student Chapter
Student Council
2. Extreme Bites
Curtin Theatre Arts Club
Curtin Bowling Club
14. Curtin Environmental Engineering Club
Samo Milk Tea
Curtin Japan Pop Culture Club
3. Curtin Civil Society 15. Varsity Christian Fellowship
That Shake
Brown Potato
4. WrapCity.Co
Curtin Agricultural Club
Curtin Indian Culture Society
ACS Curtin Malaysia Student Chapter
CPA Australia Student Chapter
5. Curtin Malaysia Staff
(Karen Ping, Abdul Hamid Abdullah,
Esther Tong, Farahezza Hairon Nizar)
17. Catholic Students Society
Curtin Life Club
Curtin Board Game Club
6. Curtin Islamic Society
Curtin Badminton Club
Rotaract Club of Curtin Malaysia
Wooden Daiger
18. Curtin Malaysia Staff
(Ariffin Mohamad, Annuar Hj Kurus,
Lydia Dibah)
7. CTTC Potato House
Curtin Buddhist Fellowship
Fruity Bar
IEM Curtin Malaysia Student Section
19. Sika Kimia
United Pixio
8. Jacqueline Yee
SNE Marketing
20. Shin Yang Construction Sdn. Bhd.
9. Curtin Drink Stations 21. Curtin Volunteers
10. Devil Chicken Chop
Curtin Korean Entertainment
22. Celcom
11. Hasni Mahidi 23. EZ Health Sdn. Bhd.
12. Grasso 24. Jane Lakshmi Lim
Helpin Hands Penan
Samuel Tan
Patricia Liong
* RHB (Heron 1 Lobby)





9:45am – 10:15am Arrival of VIPs and Invited Guests Main Stage
10:00am – 1:00pm Curtin’s Next Top Entrepreneur (competition) LBTS1, LTBS11
10:00am – 1:00pm Battle of The Brains Trivia Challenge (competition) Harry Perkins Lecture Theatre
10:00am – 3:00pm Curtin Gaming Championship (competition) The Auditorium
10:00am – 3:00pm Curtin Croc Challenge 2.0 (competition) Library & Auditorium Complex
10:20am Arrival of Guest of Honour, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr. George Chan, Pro-Chancellor, Curtin Malaysia Main Stage
10:30am – 10:35am Welcoming Speech by Professor Jim Mienczakowksi, Pro Vice-Chancellor, President & Chief Executive, Curtin Malaysia Main Stage
10:35am – 10:45am Address by Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr George Chan Hong Nam Main Stage
10:45am – 11:00am 24 Drums Performance Main Stage
11:00am – 11:15am Opening Ceremony Outside Main Stage
11:15am – 12:00nn VIP Tour Community Corner, Faculty Showcases, Curtin Croc Challenge
11:15am – 11:30am Bollywood Dancing Main Stage
11:30am – 11:45am Curtin’s Got Talent Singing Showcases by Zac & Rush and Rafael Damar Main Stage
11:45am – 12.00nn Curtin’s Got Talent Dance Performances by Swan and Sunny Main Stage
12:00nn – 1:30pm PVC’s Innovation Showcase competition judging Main Stage
12:00nn – 12:15pm Curtin’s Got Talent Singing Showcases by Huat Leong & Ester and Jaswuin Jably Main Stage
12:15pm – 12:30pm Curtin’s Got Talent Dance Performance by Curtin Arts and Dance Club Main Stage
12:30pm Presentation of prizes for Curtin’s Next Top Entrepreneur Faculty Showcases (REC)
12:30pm Battle of The Brains Trivia Challenge prize presentation Harry Perkins Lecture Theatre
12:30pm – 12:45pm Curtin’s Got Talent Singing Showcases by Mc Lauren Abel and
Melissa & Jane
Main Stage
12:45pm – 2:30pm Mr and Ms Curtin contest Main Stage
1:30pm – 3:15pm Curtin Croc Challenge 2.0 judging Library & Auditorium Complex
3:00pm – 3:45pm Virtuoso Art Exhibition Showcase Heron 2
3:30pm Curtin Croc Challenge prize presentation Library & Auditorium Complex
4:00pm Curtin Gaming Championship prize presentation The Auditorium
5:00pm End of Event


Curtin Malaysia Open Day 2017 Instagram Contest

Win a Starbucks Gift Card worth RM50

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Celebrating 50 years of innovation: WAIT to Curtin

Since our beginnings as the Western Australian Institute of Technology in 1967, to achieving university status in 1987, Curtin has built a reputation
around innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. We invite those who have shared in the WAIT and Curtin journey – past and present staff, alumni,
partners, current students and members of the extended community – to come together and celebrate our milestone.



If you have any enquiry, whether as a potential student, sponsor or participant,
drop us a line at +60 85 443 806 or email


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