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Testimonials

Computing & IT

Mahyar Esteki (Iran)
BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering (2012)

System Analyst, TID Development Co
APU taught me more than just academics, we learnt so much about the way we represent ourselves, our attitude, and professionalism that made us employable today which I am truly grateful for.
Adri Ahmad bin Adlan (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Computer Games Development (2014)

Quality Assurance Artist, Lemon Sky
I joined APU to become a video game developer but other than that, I made many friends and was also actively involved in various clubs and societies which in return, I’ve earned valuable life-long knowledge and experiences.
Bibi Jehaan Naailah Ghaseeta (Mauritius)
B.Sc (Hons) in Information Technology specialism in Forensic Computing (2016)

Agile Coach, SWIFT Malaysia
I was able to secure my dream job right after graduation. The excellent study resources and facilities provided allowed us to think outside-the-box, besides, I was also a proud Student Ambassador collaborating with people from all over the world. It was a knowledge-and-exposure enriching experience.
Wong Mun Choong, Alexander (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Computing with specialism in Software Engineering (2012)

Technical Manager, Standard Chartered Global Business Services
I would describe APU as exciting and opportunistic. Every day, there are new adventures, ranging from hackathons and competition to push our limits. What you learned in the classroom will never be enough. Take the opportunity and challenge yourself to the limit. You will be surprised with the amount of experience you will gain.
Chong Zhao Xian (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering (2015)

Information Systems Manager, KK Metal Processing Sdn Bhd
APU is rich in its culturally diverse environment, I’ve learned that communication is the key in every sector which also applies in my current career. Learning to understand people from different cultural backgrounds is essential in modern business projects.
Bibi Soomaiya Hazaree (Mauritius)
BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering (2013)

Professional Services Consultant Lead, Ceridian Mauritius Ltd.
Being in APU feels like you are a part of something big and exciting with multiple opportunities to take part in something whether it’s clubs or societies. Remember that you are not here just to get an education only, you are here to create your own story.
Roshan Singh Malli (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) Computing in Internet Technology (2005)

Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master, Standard Chartered Bank
APU helped me gain the necessary experience from both curricular and academics in a realistic corporate environment, enabling a smooth transition between the academic & working environment. APU professionalism has also given me the drive to strive for excellence in all undertakings.
Arvind a/l Krishnarajah (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering (2016)

R&D Team Leader, Sabertrio
APU was my first choice that offers a Degree that I am passionate about. I learnt something new every day and made various friends from all over the world. I enjoyed my time at APU.
Lim Kai Yuan (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Information Technology (2014)

Software Engineer (DevOps), zooplus, Germany
I am grateful that the lecturers at APU are helpful. The lecturers here inspire me to learn more and strive for the best in everything we do in our life whether our dreams are big or small.
Po Stefanie Andrianta (Indonesia)
BSc. (Hons) in Information Technology with specialization in Intelligent System (2010)

Senior Software Engineer, Orchard Global Asset Management (S) Pte. Ltd., Singapore
I didn't have any problem finding a job after graduated and didn't have any difficulties adapting to the real job. APU has prepared me well for the 'real' world. Apart of the basic knowledge of programmings, they taught me leadership, communication, business, and teamwork. I would definitely recommend APU to anyone who is looking for the best IT / Computing programs.
Chan Kin Peng (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) Computing (Internet Technology) (2003)

Founding Partner, Kasatria Technologies Sdn Bhd
From my personal experience, I felt that the time spent here was really rewarding. I was able to notice how all the lessons shared in the classroom could be applied at my workplace and could immediately see practical results & contribute to my team.
Jan Wong Jun Kit (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) Internet Technology (2008) | MSc in Information Technology Management (2011)

Founder, Online Strategist, OpenMinds Resources
The programmes at APU enabled me to discover my passion for technology and has taught me the foundation of building applications for businesses today. It opened up various opportunities for me to explore ideas that have led me to establish my own company.
Christopher Pratama (Indonesia)
BSc (Hons) in Computer Science (2018)

Solution Engineer, Oracle
APU is a great university which you can connect with people from all across the world. Students will be given hands-on experience in industrial training. Being an APU graduate allows me to stand out among other candidates provided with the skills and knowledge learned.
Bestly Edyson (Indonesia)
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development (2016)

Mobile Game Designer, Agate Studio, Indonesia
I am now a Mobile Game Designer in Agate International and APU’s learning environment is quite similar to my current job. Everything is about teamwork and practical hands-on assignments to create a game that is unique to the market.
Kee Hong Cheng (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering (2014) | MSc in Technology Management (2018)

Lead Developer, Sitecore Malaysia Sdn Bhd
APU modules gave me a strong foundation in programming and IT concepts. This has shaped my adaptability in multiple IT application development environments throughout my career. APU formal attire culture and emphasis on professionalism have given me more confidence in workplace communication.
Woodun Dhandevi (Mauritius)
BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies (2018) | MSc in Data Science & Business Analytics (2019)

Junior Actuarial Analyst, Actuarial Partners Consulting
APU’s record of employable graduates and affiliation with IFoA and SOA was what attracted me to choose APU. I graduated as a Valedictorian in 2018 with the support of the lecturers who pushes us to strive for the best. It was the best decision I’ve made!

Business & Management

Nigina Kadirova (Uzbekistan)
BA (Hons) in Marketing Management (2014)

Assistant to the Hotels Director / Project Manager, “AMIRSOY” Mountain Resort, Uzbekistan
APU’s modules have allowed me to develop a sense a responsibility to work as a team, engage in presentations and manage close deadlines to prepare graduates for the real working environment.
Darshini Nadarajan (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in International Business Management (2011)

Life Planning Advisor & Family Takaful Advisor, Great Eastern
APU is a place that encourages students to develop holistically. Join different clubs/societies, organizing workshops and seminars. Remember, hiring managers are looking for skills and experiences, not just your academic results.
Woon Yaw Kwan (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in International Business Management (2011)

Manager, Enterprise Relationships Planning, Philip Morris International (PMI)
This is where education meets professionalism, I’m proud to cross paths with students from all over the world and I was trained to dress professionally for education. The processes of exchanging knowledge, culture, and experience had definitely helped me in jumpstarting my career!
Abubakar Chaudhary (Pakistan)
BA (Hons) in International Business Management (2014)

Sales Manager, Omniyat Official, Dubai UAE
APU made me who I am today with its diverse exposure of students from over 130 countries which allows me to enhance my soft skills and gain first-hand knowledge to be highly employable.
Khawaja Syed Salman Mahmood (Pakistan)
BA (Hons) in International Business Management (2011)

Supply and Distribution (Wholesale) Manager, Westside Petroleum Group, Australia
The culture at APU fosters ideas sharing, critical discussions, and collaboration among students and faculty across a wide range of interests. It’s rare to find cultural and academic diversity in any institution in which students from different parts of the world gather under one roof.
Kenneth Cheng (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Media Marketing (2015)

Content Writer, Perfect Giving Sdn Bhd
APU environment allows us to learn from each other in this international community which we came from different backgrounds, so I find it easier now to communicate with people around me in my professional career.
Mohtada Hussein Salem Al-Attas (Yemen)
BA (Hons) in Business Management (2014)

Customer Care Agent, TNT Company
The experience I had from APU’s Business Management major has helped me improve all the skills needed in my career such as presentation skills, writing skills, communication skills, and problem-solving skills.
Hafiza binti Samsuddin (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in International Business Management (2015)

Administrative Assistant, Advance Language Management (ALMA)
I was lucky that APU offers external financial assistant which has allowed me to pursue my dream area of study. APU has a unique study environment with a blend of an international community along with comprehensive learning experience including industrial talks, internships, etc. for better career prospects.
Yoshiteru Seiki (Japan)
MBA (Euro Asia) (2018)

Coming from a nation that doesn’t speak English, I was first intimidated but gradually embraced the culture of Malaysia and APU. The people and lecturers were very helpful in completing my MBA and I truly enjoyed my experience in this multicultural environment.
Felix Tanzil Robertsio (Indonesia)
BA (Hons) Business Management with Specialism in E-Business (2013)

Paid Media Specialist, Excess
APU's courses are comprehensive. The modules delivered were relevant to today’s industry which allows students to be industry-ready which promised me the future of where I am today in AirAsia!
Ibrahim Amir Kamaruddin (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology (2007)

Business Director, SOLS 24/7 Malaysia
APU has prepared me with the work-life discipline and soft skills needed to jump in straight into the corporate workforce. I was able to secure two job offers before graduating which made my parents proud.
Truc Thanh Le Sammy (Vietnam)
Master of Business Administration (Euro Asia Business) (2018)

Delivery Project Admin, TRG International, Vietnam
Studying with people from different countries helped me to adapt and harmonize between people; be confident and present my idea. Moreover, I can learn better about my client from different cultures and religions.

Design & Creative Media

Lok Chi Cheng (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) Product Design (2015)

Project Coordinator, Conceptual Art Design (M) Sdn. Bhd.
I’ve learned a lot of practical skills from classes; as an individual, I was trained to become a better and all-rounded person. Many opportunities are given to us to gain more industrial experiences. All of these had motivated me which lead me to my dream job today.
Sharon Ng Yen Peng (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) Animation (2016)

Character Effect Artist, Silver Ant Sdn. Bhd.
APU is a place filled with talented students with big dreams and warm-hearted staffs. The lecturers are inspiring, and many opportunities were given to us to explore and learn. APU has shaped me to become detail-oriented which allow me to land my first job.

Accounting & Finance

Teo Wai Lun (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with specialism in Forensic Accounting (2016)

Account Executive, Teo & Yee Trading
The ultimate three words - Unique Culture, One-of-a-Kind, and Competitive, can be used to describe APU. We are trained to be efficient, effective, and critical at the same time so that we can cope with risks and uncertainties that we will face in real working life.
Ho Lip Xin (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance (2011)

Deputy General Manager (Corporate Planning), Nirvana Asia Group
APU’s industrial-leading education allows me to stand out among other applicants which I was offered a job in one of the premier accounting firms immediately upon graduation. The knowledge that I obtained from APU has also eased my study during my ACCA examination.
Noung Samboth (Cambodia)
Bachelor (Hons) in Banking and Finance (2015)

Regional Business Analyst, Forte Insurance (Cambodia)
APU has shown me the beauty of different cultures and equipped me with both approaches, individual and teamwork, which I found myself I am flexible enough in my career path.
Annie Yii Zhu Yi (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forex and Investments (2016)

Tax Associate Consultant, PwC (Princewaterhouse Coopers)
The knowledge and experiences I’ve learned in APU has broadened my horizon and changed my perspective on many things. Equipping myself with the right skills and attitude, I am confident to overcome any challenges that lie ahead.
Sharafunnisa Binti Ebramsha @ Ebramshaw (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with a specialism in Forex & Investments (2019)

Financial Analyst, IBM, Malaysia
Being a Student Ambassador, I get to meet diverse people from different countries which enabled me to have high adaptability to different environments which I am now able to apply in the working world.
Belinda Tjahjono (Indonesia)
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with a specialism in Forex & Investments (2019)

Restructure Specialist, ICBC Bank Indonesia, Indonesia
The academic knowledge I learnt in class was essential, but a great skillset is what most needed by most employers. APU frequently organises various workshops, seminars, practical studies, etc., which has developed my integrity, adaptability skills, curiosity towards new things, and a characteristic of a lifelong learner.
Nurul Natasha Nasron (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with a specialism in Forex and Investment (2019)

Procurement Officer, Lumileds Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
APU always highlighted the importance of professionalism. Courses that I took in APU have made me become more professional, outstanding, reliable, and trustworthy. I would suggest APU if you want to have a professional career ahead.
Sareenia C.Gendsen (Malaysia)
Master in Accounting with a specialism in Forensic Analysis (2019)

Credit Administration Officer, Alliance Bank Malaysia, Malaysia
APU is recognized for IT and how it evolves in the entire industry be it management, finance, or even accounting. The base is to evolve to digitalized and fast forward looking for the future. For me, knowledge and skills are the most important thing in my employment. It has not only increased my chances to be employed but also to evolve to be a better person in the real world.
Ally Faraj Abri  (Tanzania)
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with a specialism in Internal Audit (2019) | Master of Finance (2019)

Chief Finance Officer, K.T. ABRI
I appreciate APU's approach in incorporate real-world business case studies within the curriculum along with its multicultural exposure, I am capable of building long-term relationships with various companies' clients today.
Kritvidya Kurreemun (Mauritius)
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with a specialism in Forensic Accounting (2019)

Auditor/Audit & Business Advisory, BDO Mauritius
APU is the place where the leaders of tomorrow are being made, and where I was given the confidence to enter the realm of finance and forensic accounting. I particularly enjoyed the depth and well-balanced structure of the course, inspiring academic environment, and opportunities to learn and interact with highly professional tutors in the field overshot my expectations.
Madinabonu Sultanova (Uzbekistan)
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Internal Audit (2019)

Audit Assistant, Ernst & Young (EY), Uzbekistan
I am glad to have so many opportunities for personal development and growth during my time at APU. APU has given me good exposure to different people & cultures while learning new things every day.

Marketing & Tourism

Yap Han Wen (Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Marketing Management (2018)

Client Service Executive, Consumer Insights, Nielsen Malaysia
One word - awesome! The lecturers are passionate about their work, willing to spend time to help their students. Studying at APU has prepared me for the challenges ahead which allow me to secure my current job.
Aishath Arshee Khaleel (Maldives)
BA (Hons) in Media Marketing (2010) | MSc in Global Marketing Management (2016)

Assistant General Manager, Gelmax Maldives Pvt. Ltd. (2010) | Business Development Manager & Acting General Manager, Gelmax Maldives Pvt. Ltd. (2016)
APU not only inspired me in my career but also inspired me in my Professional Skills and Career Development as a whole. The lecturers were highly experienced and helpful which has made me as successful as today.

Engineering

Awais Farooqi (Pakistan)
B.Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering (2014)

Founder, Technocentric Solutions
I’m always praised by my employer for my practical skills and knowledge of technology that I’ve gained from APU. APU has given me a virtuous platform as an engineer to work independently for the course projects which had helped me prosper in my career.
Andrew Teh Boon Kheng (Malaysia)
B.Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering (2015)

Senior Technical Support Engineer, Keyence Corporation
APU provided me a platform to equip myself with relevant industrial knowledge from managing teams to organizing workshops and seminars. I felt like I was part of the global community in this diverse environment with countless opportunities ahead.
Kong Yin Zeong (Malaysia)
B.Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering (2015)

Order Engineer, Emerson Automation Solutions
I learnt to be independent, to think, to question. APU encourages us to think innovatively by expressing our thoughts but at the same time learn to accept opinions from others. I truly enjoyed my time as a student at APU.
Chan Wai Loon (Malaysia)
B.Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering (2013)

Software/Mechatronic/System Control Engineer, Besi Netherlands B.V.
I had the privilege to attend and Won various International and National competitions throughout my journey with APU. APU supported me in which allows me to start a career in an International Corporate, utilizing the knowledge and experiences gained to create mechatronic machines. I am proud to say that I am a proud APU-ian!
Elaheh Shakeri (Iran)
B.Eng in Mechatronic Engineering (2016)

Design Engineer, Hussmann Oceania, Australia
APU's world-class education has pushed me beyond my limits and prepared me to achieve my dreams. Critical problem-solving and handling complexity are exceptional skills that I learned as an engineer, leading me to succeed in my career.
Alex Looi Tink Huey (Malaysia)
B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (2015)

Head of Projects, Registered Electrical Energy Manager (EC), Assoc. ASEAN Engineer, MALIM Consultting Engineers Sdn Bhd
APU brings out the best in students in providing a conducive and nurturing environment to excel in their respective fields and passions. Today, I’m an IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) Young Professional and work closely with our National Standards Body, Government Agencies, Industry Stakeholders, and the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) on electrotechnical standardisation development as well as my passion in Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE).
Nicholas Tan Ooi Kiat (Malaysia)
B.Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering (2016)

Assistant Manager, Engineering, Top Glove Corp Bhd, Malaysia
I landed my first job almost immediately after completing my studies at APU. Thanks to the voluminous practical knowledge gained from carrying out numerous course work and lab assignments under expert lecturers, I was much better equipped than many of my industry peers to execute engineering & technology research projects. Now in a leadership position myself, I always put APU grads at the top of the list.
Nur Fazilah Ahmad Jaffar (Malaysia)
Bachelor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with Honours (2018)

Service Project Engineer, Honeywell Oil & Gas, Malaysia
APU has helped me open to becoming innovative, and has trained me to develop essential skills needed to secure my dream job during my internship and after graduation.  The challenges that I went had transformed me into an independent and responsible person that I am today. I am proud to say that I am APU Graduate and I am now working in automation in the oil & gas industry.
Mohammad Bilal Goolfee (Mauritius)
B. Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering (2016)

Application Engineer, IME Technology Sdn Bhd
APU has not only supported me in my academics, but it also values our passion and allowed me to shine on stage as the All-Time Gold Medallist and a State Referee in the Malaysian Taekwondo Community. University is where you start living, I would experience it all over again.
Lekhraj Bhugowandeen (Mauritius)
BEng (Hons) in Telecommunication Engineering (2016)

Trainee Engineer, Mauritius Telecom
Modules are well-structured and you have the opportunity to work with students from other fields on projects for knowledge exchange. The learning environment is flexible and conducive which were the reasons that I'm excelling as an engineer today.
Hossam Nasser (Egypt)
B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (2016)

Application Design Engineer, Schneider Electric
APU’s multicultural learning environment has a major influence on my career. Today, I work with clients from all over the world and the knowledge of cross-cultural communication in APU has made me overcome communication barriers which I used to believe was impossible.
Willy Tong Chen Hung (Malaysia)
BEng (Hons) in Telecommunication Engineering (2014)

Senior Marketing Executive, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Malaysia Operations)
Employers are looking for candidates who can perform. What I’ve learnt in APU has made me stand out among others with their hands-on project and competitions that provoke me to think creatively and innovatively.

Actuarial Studies

Tshering Deki Dorji (Bhutan)
BSc (Hons) in Acturial Studies (2016)

Strategy Officer, Bhutan National Bank Limited
APU is the completed package to what a university should be. From passionate lecturers, who are genuinely interested in making the students succeed, to the campus with all the facilities required for fruitful university life, APU has played a critical role in shaping the person I am today.
Regina Lim Khay Chien (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies (2018)

Data Analytics Executive, Bursa Malaysia
With the professional learning environment along with lecturers who valued creativity and respect criticism, I was able to widen my horizons and be inspired to consider many more non-traditional career paths. I am especially thankful for the presentation, assignments, workshops, and seminars that help to provoke my thinking and improve my communication skills at APU.
Yap Huey Ling (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies (2018)

Actuarial Analyst, Liberty Insurance Berhad
• The syllabus taught at APU prepare their actuarial students for certain SOA professional exams. Lecturers are confident in delivering information outside their areas of specialism by sharing their past experiences with the intention to motivate students to succeed.
Woodun Dhandevi (Mauritius)
BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies (2018) | MSc in Data Science & Business Analytics (2019)

Junior Actuarial Analyst, Actuarial Partners Consulting
APU’s record of employable graduates and affiliation with IFoA and SOA was what attracted me to choose APU. I graduated as a Valedictorian in 2018 with the support of the lecturers who pushes us to strive for the best. It was the best decision I’ve made!
Goh Siew Sing (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies (2018)

Actuarial Pricing Executive, Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad
Life-changing experience. The diverse backgrounds and real-life work experiences of lecturers encourage us to think-out-of-the-box. They are so willing to go beyond to make sure we get the best out of our student lives; we even keep in contact with them long after graduation.
Choo Jah Veen (Malaysia)
BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies (2020)

Product Development & Pricing Support Executive, Sun Life Malaysia, Malaysia
Actuarial studies require all-rounder knowledge such as strong mathematical skills, finance, risk management. The course designed for actuarial studies degree helped me on the road of preparing for professional exams which made us highly employable.

Banking & Finance

Chong Yee Voon (Malaysia)
Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with a specialism in Financial Planning (2020)

Credit Analyst, Public Bank, Malaysia
I was able to secure a job at Public Bank not long after graduation. I truly believe that it was my attitude and drive that has pushed me to become who I am today. APU definitely plays an important role to shape my mindset and be confident in myself.
Hong Chee Wai (Malaysia)
Master of Finance (2019)

Settlement Analyst, BP Business Service Centre Asia, Malaysia
I challenged myself to get a Master to discover capabilities that I never knew I had. APU serves as a great platform that also focuses on personal development which helped me to build my career.
Jung Choy Ni (Malaysia)
Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with a specialism in Investment and Risk Management (2019)

Credit Analyst, Public Bank, Malaysia
The courses themselves provided us a strong foundation of banking, risk management, funds management which allows us to understand the current market the aspects of investment, financial analysis, and risk management.