KUCHING: Naim Group of Companies, one of Malaysia’s leading developers and contractors presented an industry award to Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus’ (Swinburne Sarawak) best civil engineering student Chester Bong Khi Yii.
A press release said Bong, who graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) degree,received the award from Naim during the university’s ‘Alumni and Partners Appreciation Dinner’ event recently.
Naim’s head of group HR and strategy, Andrew Chan who presented the award explained that the industry award was part of the group’s collaboration with Swinburne Sarawak to promote academic excellence and advancement in education within the community.
“We have collaborated with Swinburne Sarawak for this award for many years because in Naim, we believe in striving for excellence in achieving the best in our product quality, engineering and construction work.
“Similarly, we want to encourage this belief and value among the university students through this Best Student Award for Civil Engineering,” he added.
Apart from the industry award, Naim also has programmes such as scholarships, academic excellence awards, internships and other training and development schemes for the younger generation.
“This is our way of facilitating capacity development for Sarawak, in line with our company’s philosophy of building value in every way for our communities,” Chan said.
Source: The Borneo Post, November 1, 2018