SEGi University, among the largest private universities in Malaysia, has earned the recognition of AppliedHE with the 20th position in the Private University Ranking: ASEAN 2024. This acknowledgement underscores SEGi’s ongoing commitment to academic excellence, innovative teaching methods, and a comprehensive approach to education.
Under the category of Teaching and Learning, SEGi has excelled in providing high-quality education that prioritises student satisfaction, a favourable faculty-student ratio, and a cutting-edge curriculum. For example, the university ensures students receive the best possible education by focusing on their needs and preparing them for future careers with the unique ‘Industry Into the Classroom’ initiative.
The “Industry in the Classroom” initiative is an innovative education approach that helps students connect with the real world. This programme works with top industry partners to create curriculum content that is relevant and practical. Students learn about the latest trends, technologies, and best practices through guest lectures, workshops, real-world projects, and case studies. They can apply their theoretical knowledge to practical situations and develop important workplace skills.
SEGi University has strong connections with industries so that students can find internships and work placements with reputable companies. The university also offers career guidance services that are focused on the enterprise. This includes helpful advice and support for job searches, resume writing, interview preparation, and job placement. By integrating real-world experiences into the curriculum, the “Industry Into the Classroom” initiative prepares students well for the modern workforce and helps them succeed in their chosen careers.
The ‘Industry Into The Classroom’ initiative played a significant role in the success of SEGi’s employability achievement. The university recognises the importance of graduates’ success and strongly emphasises career readiness. This focus is reflected in SEGi’s alumni within six months of graduation, showcasing the university’s commitment to producing highly employable graduates.
Additionally, SEGi has made substantial contributions to research and the creation of new knowledge. Some of the achievements that happened this year include the multiple Gold awards at Virtual International Innovation Conference (VIIC 2023), securing multiple grants including the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), and many more.
The university boasts a notable presence in top-tier scholarly publications, demonstrating the expertise and dedication of its faculty members. By actively engaging in impactful research, SEGi enhances the overall learning experience for its students.
SEGi University is not only committed to academic excellence but also to community engagement. The university instils a sense of community responsibility in its students, encouraging their active participation in social and environmental activities. This dedication is further reflected in SEGi’s media coverage, highlighting its commitment to addressing local issues and contributing to societal development.
The university provides an enriching environment that promotes cultural diversity. Through a mix of international faculty and students, SEGi prepares its students for a globalised world by broadening their perspectives and fostering cross-cultural understanding.
SEGi’s well-regarded reputation within the ASEAN region is affirmed by nominations from peers within the ranking. This recognition further emphasises the university’s standing among respected institutions and solidifies its position as a leader in higher education.
The AppliedHE Private University Ranking: ASEAN is organised by AppliedHE, a globally oriented higher education evaluation and branding company. Founded in Singapore in 2020, AppliedHE aims to disrupt the global higher education sector positively by prioritising skills-based, employment-focused education. The rankings and ratings provided by AppliedHE contribute to institutional success and advancement.
SEGi University’s success in the AppliedHE Private University Ranking: ASEAN 2024 is a testament to its commitment to excellence and continuous evolution. The institution remains dedicated to providing students with an exceptional learning journey that equips them with the skills and knowledge needed for success in the dynamic global landscape. Congratulations to SEGi University on this significant achievement!