IEM Swinburne Sarawak Student Section (IEMSSSS) has been awarded the “Outstanding IEM Student Section” for Session 2019/2020 & Session 2020/2021. IEMSSSS was honoured to be selected for this award based on their outstanding performances in organising activities such as Blood Donation Drive, CIDB Green Card Course and Fundraising Engagement Project throughout these two sessions. This Outstanding IEM Student Section 2020 award was presented by IEM YES Vice Chairman, Ir. Thayala R Selvaduray, while Ir. David Puen Ming Shen presented the Outstanding IEM Student Section 2021 award during the closing ceremony of the IEM-YES National Summit 2021 held virtually from 5th to 7th August 2021.
The National Summit is an annual grand event that gathers all Malaysian engineers and engineering students to discuss engineering career issues, professional development, education, technical site visit, technical information exchange and networking activities. This year, National Summit 2021 was organised by IEM YES Southern Branch in collaboration with IEM virtually through Zoom. Due to the pandemic outbreak, this event was supposed to be held in Johor.
‘It was a great honour for us to win this outstanding IEM student section for the second year consecutively. A big applause and special mention to the team that worked tirelessly on all the events, culminating in a very successful and memorable one. It would not be even possible without the tireless effort and commitment of our team members.’ said Chairlady of IEMSSSS 2020-2021 Nicole Lynn Yong Shu Qin. She also thanked their advisor Ts. Ir. Dr. Kelvin Kuok King Kuok for being such a fantastic mentor that guided the team throughout this journey. The IEM-SSSS family also extended their heartfelt appreciation to the Chairman of IEM YES Sarawak Branch, Dr. Victor Bong, Portfolio Director of Student Affair, Ms. Thong Chia Chia and the Honorary Secretary of IEM Sarawak Branch, Ir. Dr. Angelia Liew for their endless support and words of encouragement.