Electronic Retailing Takes the World by Storm

Electronic retailing, or e-tailing, has revolutionised the whole retail business as more consumers shop online for products and services. WOU’s School of Business & Administration (SBA) Senior Lecturer Lilian Yap was addressing an online talk on ‘Retailing to e-tailing: Evolution to Revolution’ organised by SBA and the Penang Regional Centre on 11 April 2021, and attended by 15 participants. She … Read More

‘Live’ Robotic Arm Project Set to Benefit Industries and Students

Everyone fancies robots – whether they appear on movie screens or in real-life. Besides being entertaining and technologically exciting, they make complicated, repetitive tasks in the real world much lighter and easier. For industries, robotics or automation offers convenience and efficiency that bring about improved productivity in the working environment. Most industrial robots are intended for specific tasks, and this … Read More

Asia e University With 14 Years of Academic Excellence

Asia e University will be celebrating its 14th anniversary this year. The University was established on 16 April 2007 with the mission to remove barriers that can limit access to higher education. Asia e University was established as part of the Malaysian Government initiative to champion e-education under the Asia Cooperation Dialogue n multi-lateral organisation with 35 Asian member countries. … Read More

WOU Talked on Post-Pandemic Teaching and Learning

Getting prepared for post-pandemic teaching and learning Educators should benchmark themselves against the globally-recognised ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) standards to gauge their preparedness for the post-pandemic teaching and learning landscape. Dr Por Fei Ping, Lecturer from the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Wawasan Open University (WOU), was speaking at a recent online talk on ‘Equipping … Read More

WOU Academician Wins IWD Video Contest

PENANG, MALAYSIA: The heartwarming struggles and personal story of Wawasan Open University’s senior lecturer, Jasmine Emmanuel, emerged as the winner under the single mum category in the #Choose to Challenge video contest held in conjunction with International Women’s Day. Emmanuel, who is also Head of WOU’s Centre for Foundation Studies, won RM500 which she pledged towards a single mother student … Read More

WOU Apprises Students of Competitive Career Options

Wawasan Open University (WOU) has been actively keeping its students updated of pertinent skills and jobs through various online talks held during the Covid-19 pandemic period. Examples are the following topics which represent two very important employment sectors in the current situation and for the future. Knowing Future Trends in the Construction Industry Participants learned about the challenges and future … Read More

Collaboration in BUKA Project to Benefit WOU

Some 22 academics involved in the BUKA (Better Universities and Knowledge for All) project, hailing from seven partner institutions, visited the WOU main campus on 7 February 2020.   On hand to welcome them was fellow participant and leader of the WOU research team, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & Educational Technology) Prof Zoraini Wati Abas. The guests, along with several … Read More

Global BUKA Research Effort ‘Opens’ in Malaysia

An important global research project supported by the European Union (EU) on Advancing Equity and Access to Higher Education through Open and Distance Learning has successfully taken off after its first meeting was hosted by Wawasan Open University (WOU) in Malaysia.   With funding worth almost a million Euros under the EU’s Better Universities and Knowledge for All (BUKA) scheme, the three-year … Read More