STELLAR EDUCATION FOR A STELLAR CAREER
As one of Asia’s top academic institutions, Erican College has graduated thousands of highly competitive graduates with its unique approach to education and professional development.
Today, itnurtures students from more than 41 countries around the world. Its tenacity and passion for educating young minds and making a difference that have pushed the institution forward and won Erican College the SME 100 Fast Moving Companies Award in November 2014.
Erican College has partnered with a number of internationally acclaimed universities including University of Wolverhampton to offer a comprehensive selection of both UK and local undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with majors in Accountancy, Business, Cognitive Science, Communication Studies, Human Resource, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Tourism Management, and many more.
The secret to success
What truly sets Erican College apart is its Success Programme, the first of its kind in Asia. It completes the holistic education concept that has earned the college a solid reputation for developing their students into well-rounded assets. The Success Programme comprises of two key components: The Success Forum and the Success Camp.
The Success Forum is a monthly event conducted by the Founder and Managing Director of Erican College himself, Datuk Eric Chong, who isalso known as the President of the Branding Association of Malaysia. Assisting Datuk Chong in his charge are the Success Icons, an ensemble of the most prominent names in the country’s leading industries.Some of the Icons have includedDato’ LiawChoong Liang, President and CEO of Focus Point; Datin Winnie Loo, Founder of A Cut Above; and Dato’ Steven Sim, Founder of Secret Recipe. In these sessions, students gain invaluable skills development and priceless insights from the world’s most successful professionals.
Students can also expect a focus on their personal development in the form of the four-day Success Camp. The camp is an interactive experience designed to bring out the leader and team player in each student through fun and thought-provoking activities. At the end of the camp, those who show immense potential are awarded with Best Leadership, Most Promising Leaders, and Best Team to encourage them to continue strengthening these positive qualities in themselves.
Erican College has been successfully nurturing and coaching young talents to achieve their first milestones even before graduation.
In 2014’s notable achievements, students from the Tourism faculty scored a 100% Distinction in their IATA exams in June, making Erican College the highest scoring training centre in the Asia Pacific region. Students from the Design faculty competed in the MIID 8Belas Interior Design Students Saturday and won first prize in Table Light Design, second prize in Flash Mob, second prize in Commercial Design and third prize in Flower Arrangement. Erican College was also represented in the Nippon Paint Young Designer Award where all three of its participating students made it to the finals with one earning an honorary mention.
Leading graduate employability
The Erican College experience doesn’t stop after the graduation walk. It has worked with local and international employers to secure quality employment opportunities for its students. Datuk Chong’s influence and connections as President of the Branding Association of Malaysia continue to pave the way to greater opportunities in various industries as well, and the majority of the Success Icons are also providing internships and work placements to Erican students.
It is thus that a major percentage of students have already been granted internships at prestigious companies and many have been offered permanent employment even before their graduation.
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