BOOK BANK

Book Bank is a renting book platform where people can find any books they want with affordable price. Book Bank is operated by a team of young dynamic undergraduate students who are passionate in bringing up reading culture to Cambodian by stepping stone, Sokanha Bun, a freshman at National University of Management majoring in International Business and her partner, Heng Puthivoleak, a freshman at Institute of Foreign Language majoring in International Studies.
Book Bank was a previous winning team of Startup Weekend Education 2017 and also one of the finalists of Business Model Competition (BMC) in Cambodia. Founded on October 1st, 2017, Book Bank has their office based in the NUM Social Innovation Lab at the National University of Management.
More information about Book Bank: https://www.facebook.com/bookbankcambodia/

Engineer Without Border (EWB)

Engineer Without Border (EWB)

Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) is a member-based, community organisation that creates social value through engineering. Through partnership and collaboration, we have focused on developing skills, knowledge and appropriate engineering solutions for 14 years.

Ohio University delegates’ benchmark visit to UiTM SISU

Ohio University delegates’ benchmark visit to UiTM SISU

A group of academics from Ohio University was in UiTM for an international conference. The delegates comprise Dr Brad Cohen, Vice Provost of Teaching & Learning, Prof Renee Middleton, Dean Patton College of Education, Dr Dawn Bikowski, Director of English Language Centre and Prof Dr Christine Bhat. Upon learning about social innovation initiatives in the university, the delegates were taken to visit UiTM SISU which serves as a balcony to the SI initiatives in the university. The OU delegates were impressed with the impacts of the project and found UiTM SISU to be a friendly platform for future discussions and network. Prof Middleton expressed her interest to have a similar platform in her faculty. The friendly benchmark visit took place on the 30 November, 2018.

STEM: Math Challenge & Science of Clay

STEM: Math Challenge & Science of Clay

It is a common practice among UiTM students to conduct events that will encourage community participation. In this project, a group of Civil Engineering students initiated sets of workshop related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math). More than 100 students from various schools around Klang Valley came to participate. In this sets of workshops, the participants were guided and trained on how they could be creative by playing with numbers and clay. The outcomes of the workshops include raised awareness on STEM, ability to be creative and the ability to produce or create. The project took place on the 2 November, 2018 in UiTM.

“Acid to Art” workshop with Prof John Sabraw

“Acid to Art” workshop with Prof John Sabraw

This workshop was conducted as one of the activities celebrating the month of Innovation in UiTM. Additionally, in was conducted as post-conference workshop hosted by the Faculty of Education, UiTM. Prof Sabraw’s work focuses on environmental issues. Collaborating with a chemist, he managed to turn acidic elements into beautiful paints. The workshop was conducted to raise the awareness of the young generations about acidic residue in the river and how pollution could be curbed. A total of 40 students and 10 facilitators from three different faculties and institutions participated in this workshop. The workshop took place on the 30th November, 2018 at the Menara Foyer, UiTM and was featured in TV3, one of the local TV channels.