SEGi & Glodon Malaysia: Transformative Partnership in Advancing Education and Industry Integration

In a groundbreaking collaboration between academia and industry, SEGi University and Glodon Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. ratified a historic Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 9 November 2023. The ceremony took place at the esteemed MyBIM Centre Malaysia, situated within the dynamic surroundings of Sunway Putra Mall, Kuala Lumpur.

The signing ceremony represented a concerted effort to strengthen collaboration between SEGi and Glodon Malaysia with a focused aim on enriching academic pursuits whilst enhancing industry relevance. The agreement outlined various avenues of cooperation, aimed at nurturing academic growth, refining technical proficiency, and providing invaluable industry exposure to SEGi’s student body.

Key Collaborative Initiatives

Empowering SEGi’s Trainers: Emphasising the professional development of SEGi’s trainers, Glodon Malaysia pledged to deliver specialised training sessions, ensuring SEGi’s trainers remain up-to-date with cutting-edge developments in Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Enriching QS Undergraduates’ Experience: By actively participating in academic events and activities, Glodon Malaysia is committed to supporting Quantity Surveying (QS) undergraduates, bridging the gap between theoretical learning and practical application to enhance students’ educational journey.

Enhancing Lecturers’ Support: Acknowledging the pivotal role of lecturers, Glodon Malaysia promised to provide technical assistance, equipping SEGi’s lecturers with essential resources and expertise to deliver effective education.

Facilitating Student Internships: With a focus on providing internship opportunities at Glodon Malaysia, the collaboration aimed to offer students hands-on industry experience, thereby enhancing their employability prospects post-graduation.

Ensuring Teaching Excellence: Outlined within the agreement were regular audits of teaching capabilities and software knowledge to uphold and elevate the quality of education imparted at SEGi.

Fostering Research Collaborations: The MoA and MoU signified a commitment to joint research initiatives, aimed at advancing knowledge and innovation in BIM-related fields, thereby contributing to industry evolution.

The signing ceremony, attended by distinguished representatives from the construction industry, underlined a shared dedication to educational excellence and industry advancement. Speeches by key figures, including Ir. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Yong Chai, dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & Information Technology (FoEBEIT), underscored the significance of this collaboration and its transformative potential.

The MoA and MoU signing between SEGi University and Glodon Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. mark a significant stride towards aligning academic curricula with industry imperatives. This partnership signifies more than a mere alliance on paper; it embodies a commitment to nurturing talent, propelling innovation, and shaping the future landscape of the construction and technology sectors.


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