First City University College’s Career and Industry Networking Day 2024, held on 3 April 2024, was a resounding success. With the collaboration of, the event attracted participation from 29 companies, enriching the experience for attendees.

The day commenced with a warm welcome from Mr. Weladavi Rahula, Head of Student Services, followed by an opening speech delivered by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr. Saw Sor Heoh.

One of the highlights of the event was the Career & Industry Networking Forum, where the panellists include Prof Dato’ Dr Chan Khin Thiam, the Founder of ESecretary Sdn Bhd, Yvonne Tan, the HR and Admin Head of Newswav Sdn Bhd, and Esther Low, the Marketing Lead from Kabel. Discussions centred on essential job skills crucial for success in today’s technology-driven landscape.

Throughout the day, participants had the opportunity to explore career booths, showcasing opportunities offered by participating companies, as well as student projects demonstrating real-world applicability. Additionally, the industry talks on AI disruption by Ms Ravenna Chen, CEO of TusStar Malaysia provided invaluable knowledge to aspiring professionals.

Vanness Tey, a final year student in BA (Honours) Business Management, aspires to pursue a career in HR but remains undecided about which sector to focus on. He hopes that the event will provide him with clarity and guidance in making the right career choice.

For Kwan Yee Hwa from Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Logistics Park (MCKILP), the event serves as a valuable platform to enhance the company’s brand visibility besides the recruitment opportunities, both for fresh graduates and interns. Nurul Ain from PeoplePerks International Sdn. Bhd. emphasizes the importance of events like this in aiding graduating students to bolster their confidence and hone their presentation skills, which are crucial alongside a strong resume.

With a successful conclusion, First City University College’s Career and Industry Networking Day 2024 served as a platform for students to embark on their career journeys with confidence and insight.