STUDENT WELFARE

OVERVIEW OF STUDENT LIFE

Student LIFE aims to provide a supportive, friendly and challenging environment outside of the classroom for academic success and individual development of the students. There are multiple opportunities available for leadership development, skill enhancement, social interaction, character building and community service activities.

We also offer a range of support services to help students meet some of the challenges they may experience as a college student! In a nutshell, we want to help students enjoy their campus life.

Don’t worry if you can’t fit your particular question or problem neatly into one of our named functions. Staff within Student LIFE work as a team, and with your consent, will be happy to refer you to the service or individual most able to meet your needs.

Do feel free to drop by to see anyone of us – we would be glad to meet and assist you!

FINANCIAL AIDS

Kojadi : Koperasi JayaDiri Malaysia Berhad primary objective is to extend an effective educational loan facility to needy students to pursue higher education and secondly to nurture human resource into well-trained manpower for the Malaysian Community and the Nation.

– Provides study loan for student and upon completing studies only students need to repay back.

EMPLOYEES PROVIDENT FUND (EPF) EDUCATION WITHDRAWAL SCHEME. This scheme allows qualified EPF members to withdraw their savings from the second account to finance either their study or their children’s study. The purpose is to finance education fees (which includes tutorials fees, practical training fees, lab fees, library fees), hostel fees and flight fees and flight tickets only.

PTPK : Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran, a government Skills Development Fund (TPK) to provide financial assistance in the form of loans to skills trainees especially school leavers. The fund is managed by the Skills Development Fund Corporation (PTPK). The function of PTPK is to provide skills training loan to individuals such as school leavers, graduates and others who are interested in pursuing Malaysian Skills Certification (SKM).

– Provides study loan for student and upon completing studies only students need to repay back.

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

The National Higher Education Fund (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional, PTPTN) was set up with the aim of providing education loans to students pursuing their studies at local higher education institutions (HEIs). Any higher educational institutions established or deemed to have been established under the Education Act 1996 and which is determined by the Minister to be a higher educational institutions. The PTPTN education loans are subject to a flat rate of Upah (Ujrah) of 1% per annum.

BENEFIT & WELFARE

At Despark, we care deeply about our students, and, our objective objective is to protect the interest and well-being students regardless of racial origin, gender, age, social status or other individual differences. Their welfare encompasses services that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of pupils and students.

Student Insurance

Why it is important?

At Despark, we care deeply about our students. Their safety and wellbeing are our first priority. We want them to study and enjoy a vibrant college life with a peace of mind. We always ensure that our student receives maximum protection against any accidental event as well as non accidental event.

Education Counsellor

How does it help?

Our friendly education counsellors are always there to share and solve students’ problem. Be it academic related or otherwise, our education counsellors always strive to help students to overcome their difficulties in life. At Despark, we assign each student with an education counsellor ensuring their needs, wants and voices are heard.

Trainer

Who are they?

Our trainers were from renowned automotive establishment prior to joining Despark. As such, our friendly and humble trainers also use state-of-the-art training approach to ensure students receive the highest quality education available. At Despark, our qualified and certified professional trainer guarantees excellent graduates.

Student Affair

What it does?

We provide a comprehensive student affair system which comprises of

  • Industry-linked job placement system providing students with bright career opportunities
  • A well guided education and examination board ensuring education is always at the highest of quality and experience
  • Established attendance system reduces truant and shaping student discipline with education in mind
  • Customer service department to listen to students’ ideas and opinions improving college experiences at Despark

Facilities Officer

When does it happen?

At Despark, our professional facility officer carries out orderly maintenance of the entire learning place. The tools and equipments were always maintained with students’ education in mind. We have no qualm in replacing mediocre and worn out items to ensure students enjoy their learning process with the best experience.

Career Advisory Service

Our services will provide graduates with essential resources and guidance for career choices and offer many opportunities for them to develop the skills needed to plan and manage their future.

  • Arranging company presentations, field trips, networking events, and on-campus interviews.
  • Creating awareness of the importance of career guidance to fully prepare for the workplace.
  • Liaising and maintaining close links with potential employers to obtain information on career opportunities, internship and training programmes.
  • Maintaining good relationships and excellent collaborations with potential employers for the benefit of students, employers and the college.
  • Offering advice on matters such as CV and cover letter writing, interview and job hunting skills.
  • Organising events such as career fairs, career talks and employability workshops to provide invaluable opportunities to meet potential employers.

ACCOMMODATION

Located at the heart of Petaling Jaya, Melaka, Penang and Sabah with various companies nearby, varied locations and housing areas are of the surroundings of the college grounds. Our consultants will be able to help students with accommodation in accordance to their preference for we are aware that accommodation is usually a question raised by many students especially outstation students that are not familiar with PJ, Georgetown, Durian Tunggal and Kota Kinabalu.

In order to make your study life with us comfortable and worry-free, we have carefully selected accommodation units to provide you an ideal and conducive environment for learning.

** Students who require accommodation assistance should indicate their requirements upon submitting their application for admission.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is usually a question raised by many students especially students from outstation who are not familiar with the surrounding.

Here, we provide few options for students to select their accommodation to ensure their study life is comfortable and having an ideal and conducive learning environment.

Petaling Jaya Area

Melaka Area

Penang Area

View More Options At:

www.ibilik.my
www.caribilik.com.my
www.letaroom.com
www.homeless.com.my

Accommodation is usually a question raised by many students especially students from outstation who are not familiar with the surrounding.

For further information, feel free to contact our Student Services Department personnel or your consultant.

WELCOME TO DESPARK COLLEGE’S ALUMNI NETWORK!

As a DESPARK graduate, you automatically become a valued member of our alumni community joining over 4,000 graduates from all around Malaysia. We are proud to call you our alumni and we invite you to keep in touch with us and share your achievements with us.

The Alumni acts as your life long connection with the college. We want to continue to grow and expand the Despark Alumni, in order to benefit you both personally and professionally.

Benefits:

  • To foster closer relationships among alumni of Despark College.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Participate in motivational talks.
  • Share experience with future graduates.
  • Invite to the Despark Annual Dinner.
  • To promote, expand and deepen international understanding and goodwill for graduates.
  • To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among alumni, faculty and
    administration of Despark College.
  • To promote lifelong learning and upgrading of the professional skills of alumni.
  • To establish strategic alliances between alumni and Despark College.

Would you like to help inspire, share your knowledge, stories and expertise with our students and staff or mentor our budding entrepreneurs? We provide lots of opportunities for alumni to give your time to benefit you and your community! All of our opportunities are designed to be flexible whether you have 30 minutes or want a more long term commitment, whether you are at home or at work, or live across the world. There is something to suit everyone and your support will make a huge difference.

Feel free to contact us if you would like to develop some new activity with us.

Alumni Relations Office
Despark College (HQ)
Lot.20 Jalan 51A/223, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Tel: +6 (03) 7955 5585
Fax: +6 (03) 7955 5584

Drop an email to Alumni Relations to register your interest in giving your time and we will contact you when a relevant opportunity becomes available.

MALAYSIA AS A STUDY DESTINATION

Choose to study in Malaysia and you’ll discover the true beauty of the country’s people and surroundings.

According to UNESCO’s assessment, Malaysia is the 11th most popular study destination in the world. This is one more reason why you choose this country to study abroad! Malaysia provides quality education and ensures that all qualifications are globally recognized.

A piece of mind

The country is quite cosmopolitan in nature. Known for its incredible biodiversity and natural beauty, Malaysia is also home to some of Asia’s most compelling, cutting edge and sophisticated cities. Malaysia is located in a geographically safe area without various natural disasters. It is also politically stable and peaceful.

Become part of a rich and diverse culture

Malaysia’s diverse cultural heritage is reflected in its people, food, architecture, religions, festivals, and languages. Study here and you’ll find yourself fully immersed in every aspect of Malaysian culture.

A Food Heaven

Malaysia is often called a food paradise because of the variety of cuisines available – you will never go hungry here! The food available here is a blend of Malay, Indian and Chinese. With the steady inflow of international students as well as professionals, it is now common to see restaurants serving Western, Continental, Middle Eastern and European food as well.

Well-developed traffic transportation system

Malaysia has a very developed, inexpensive and convenient transportation system which connects to all the interesting cities, towns, villages and other places for the students to explore.

Quality education

Malaysia provides quality education, ensuring all the qualifications are recognized globally. The National Quality Assurance Agency play active role in scrutinizing educational standards all throughout Malaysia. In the QS Best Student Cities ranking, the country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur was named the world’s second most affordable city for students two years running.

No language barrier

Malaysia is an incredibly diverse country, containing many different ethnicities, languages and religions. People from each ethnicity have generally retained their ancestors’ cultural customs. There’s no need to worry about language barriers as Malaysians speak a variety of languages such as Malay, English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Tamil, and more.