Throwback 2019

2019 has been a wonderful and eventful year for the BAC Education Group. We’ve seen tremendous growth, hosted numerous events and empowered different people and communities.

In order to celebrate these achievements and milestones, we’ve selected pictures and videos to highlight our biggest and most impactful news.

This is our 2019 in pictures.

January 5th

Officiated by YB Senator Puan Bathmavathi Krishnan (Special Needs Advocate of Dewan Negara Malaysia) and YB Ahmad Fahmi bin Mohamed Fadzil (Member of Parliament for Lembah Pantai) Glamour Includes was organised by our 2nd year law students in collaboration with the Asian Designers Guild to raise awareness about inclusive fashion in Malaysia.

Officiated by YB Senator Puan Bathmavathi Krishnan (Special Needs Advocate of Dewan Negara Malaysia) and YB Ahmad Fahmi bin Mohamed Fadzil (Member of Parliament for Lembah Pantai) Glamour Includes was organised by our 2nd year law students in collaboration with the Asian Designers Guild to raise awareness about inclusive fashion in Malaysia.

January 26th

Taught by experienced coaches, this BACked4Life Business Bootcamp saw 200 people attending to learn the tools they needed to build, grow, manage and finance their business along with the essential skills and frameworks needed to translate ideas into action.

Taught by experienced coaches, this BACked4Life Business Bootcamp saw 200 people attending to learn the tools they needed to build, grow, manage and finance their business along with the essential skills and frameworks needed to translate ideas into action.

February 18th

Students and staff alike welcomed the Year of the Pig with great pomp and ceremony at the Group’s flagship campus in PJ.

Students and staff alike welcomed the Year of the Pig with great pomp and ceremony at the Group’s flagship campus in PJ.

February 20th – 24th

Supported by the Make It Right Movement, “Painting from the Heart: Art for Good” featured over 100 paintings from 20 established and upcoming Malaysian artists in aid of the Society for the Severely Mentally Handicapped.

Supported by the Make It Right Movement, “Painting from the Heart: Art for Good” featured over 100 paintings from 20 established and upcoming Malaysian artists in aid of the Society for the Severely Mentally Handicapped.

February 28th

Reliance College students participated in a Cooking Competition using pressure cookers organised by MMX at their KL campus.

Reliance College students participated in a Cooking Competition using pressure cookers organised by MMX at their KL campus.

February

Students from IACT College were treated to a guided tour of the National Art Gallery which brought paintings to life and allowed them to explore changes in painting techniques, styles & subject matter and consider how to look at & understand works of art.

Students from IACT College were treated to a guided tour of the National Art Gallery which brought paintings to life and allowed them to explore changes in painting techniques, styles & subject matter and consider how to look at & understand works of art.

March 2nd & 3rd

BAC’s annual Moot Competition kicked off with a two-day event.

BAC’s annual Moot Competition kicked off with a two-day event.

March 7th

Organised by students from Reliance College’s Diploma in Event Management in collaboration with Pusat Darah Negara, Agensi Anti Dadah Kebangsaan and St John’s Ambulance, this 3-in-1 Blood Donation Drive, Anti-Drugs Exhibition and First Aid Seminar saw 89 bags of blood donated and 242 people attending.

Organised by students from Reliance College’s Diploma in Event Management in collaboration with Pusat Darah Negara, Agensi Anti Dadah Kebangsaan and St John’s Ambulance, this 3-in-1 Blood Donation Drive, Anti-Drugs Exhibition and First Aid Seminar saw 89 bags of blood donated and 242 people attending.

March 11th

Representatives from BAC’s partner universities in the UK met students and their parents at the biannual BAC Education Fair.

Representatives from BAC’s partner universities in the UK met students and their parents at the biannual BAC Education Fair.

March 29th

Nadar Thiagendran (Head of Development & Asset Management), Arul Sothy (Head of Corporate & Finance) and Renuka Menon (Programme Director) pose with Nottingham Trent University’s Partnerships Team after signing an MOU for the UK Transfer Degree Programme (Business).

Nadar Thiagendran (Head of Development & Asset Management), Arul Sothy (Head of Corporate & Finance) and Renuka Menon (Programme Director) pose with Nottingham Trent University’s Partnerships Team after signing an MOU for the UK Transfer Degree Programme (Business).

April 25th

BAC students graduate at the Certificate of Legal Practice Convocation held in Kuala Lumpur, where Chai Jin Shern was presented with the Tun Hamid Omar Foundation Award for National Top CLP Student making him the 14th consecutive BAC student to win this prestigious award.

BAC students graduate at the Certificate of Legal Practice Convocation held in Kuala Lumpur, where Chai Jin Shern was presented with the Tun Hamid Omar Foundation Award for National Top CLP Student making him the 14th consecutive BAC student to win this prestigious award.

April 25th

At the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Ceremony, BAC students Lee Ji Kean received the Top Student in Malaysia award for A-Level Business, Teoh May Xuan won the Top Student in Malaysia award for A-Level Law and Mum Pei Shan received the Top Student in the World award for A-Level Law.

At the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Ceremony, BAC students Lee Ji Kean received the Top Student in Malaysia award for A-Level Business, Teoh May Xuan won the Top Student in Malaysia award for A-Level Law and Mum Pei Shan received the Top Student in the World award for A-Level Law.

April 27th

It was a joyous day as 211 students from IACT College celebrated their graduation with their family, friends and lecturers at the Eastin Hotel.

It was a joyous day as 211 students from IACT College celebrated their graduation with their family, friends and lecturers at the Eastin Hotel.

May 15th

Dr Edward Devadason delivers a dynamic and interactive session on “Unleashing Your Potential”

Dr Edward Devadason delivers a dynamic and interactive session on “Unleashing Your Potential”

June 13th

Organised by a group of students from Reliance College, the Mix Station Carnival was an instant hit

Organised by a group of students from Reliance College, the Mix Station Carnival was an instant hit

June 27th

Raja Singham (Managing Director, BAC Education) and Michelle Juchau (Programme Leader, University of Portsmouth Learning at Work) officially launch the new partnership which allows BAC Education students to progress onto the University’s Learning at Work degree programme.

Raja Singham (Managing Director, BAC Education) and Michelle Juchau (Programme Leader, University of Portsmouth Learning at Work) officially launch the new partnership which allows BAC Education students to progress onto the University’s Learning at Work degree programme.

June 28th

BAC has Talent! Staff perform at the annual BAC Education Hari Raya celebration

BAC has Talent! Staff perform at the annual BAC Education Hari Raya celebration

July 1st

The inaugural Flash Eat Competition by students from the Diploma in Event Management at Reliance College not only challenged competitors but also satisfied their cravings!​

The inaugural Flash Eat Competition by students from the Diploma in Event Management at Reliance College not only challenged competitors but also satisfied their cravings!​

July 6th

Over 300 participants attended the AMEN Entrepreneur Masterclass in collaboration with BACked4Life

Over 300 participants attended the AMEN Entrepreneur Masterclass in collaboration with BACked4Life

July 11th

In aid of Lang Tengah Turtle Watch, the Sunken Rhythm Food Festival was a fun-filled food and music fiesta organised by IACT College students.

In aid of Lang Tengah Turtle Watch, the Sunken Rhythm Food Festival was a fun-filled food and music fiesta organised by IACT College students.

July 26th – 28th

Organised by graduating students from the Diploma in Graphic Design at IACT College, the Retrospective Exhibition featured original art created by the students themselves ​

Organised by graduating students from the Diploma in Graphic Design at IACT College, the Retrospective Exhibition featured original art created by the students themselves ​

July 27th

Taught by award-winning International Brand Consultant and Trainer – Kubi Springer of She Builds Brands (UK) – the interactive “Power Up Your Brand” seminar saw over 100 students, staff and guests attending to learn how they could create a winning brand.​

Taught by award-winning International Brand Consultant and Trainer – Kubi Springer of She Builds Brands (UK) – the interactive “Power Up Your Brand” seminar saw over 100 students, staff and guests attending to learn how they could create a winning brand.​

August

A record-breaking 61 First Class UK Law graduates in the May 2019 exams.

BAC Education acquires Singapore’s top private Law School ​

August 23rd – 25th

The Christian Fellowship societies of BAC and IACT College organised a 3-day teambuilding and fellowship camp.

The Christian Fellowship societies of BAC and IACT College organised a 3-day teambuilding and fellowship camp.

September 24th

Dato’ Thavalingam Thavarajah (Partner, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill) advises students on the best way to “Build a Positive Personal Brand for Legal Practice”

Dato’ Thavalingam Thavarajah (Partner, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill) advises students on the best way to “Build a Positive Personal Brand for Legal Practice”

October 15th

Organised by the Indian cultural society, the Deepavali Carnival featured traditional food and games for everyone to enjoy

Organised by the Indian cultural society, the Deepavali Carnival featured traditional food and games for everyone to enjoy

October 17th

Students meet potential employers at the BAC LEXJOB Expo 2019​

Students meet potential employers at the BAC LEXJOB Expo 2019​

October 23rd – 25th

The first of the BAC Games events, Spooktober recreated all things super spooky at the flagship campus in PJ​

The first of the BAC Games events, Spooktober recreated all things super spooky at the flagship campus in PJ​

October 25th

Students in fancy dress at the Scarenival Halloween party organised by the IACT Student Council in conjunction with the BAC Games

Students in fancy dress at the Scarenival Halloween party organised by the IACT Student Council in conjunction with the BAC Games

November 17th

Shaun Tan unveils his Big Prediction in aid of Tender Hearts Café and Pertiwi Soup Kitchen​

Shaun Tan unveils his Big Prediction in aid of Tender Hearts Café and Pertiwi Soup Kitchen​

November 23rd

A student goalkeeper gets ready during Reliance College’s Futsal Tournament – Jom Kick Loh!

A student goalkeeper gets ready during Reliance College’s Futsal Tournament – Jom Kick Loh!

December

BAC Education completes acquisition of Reliance College – the Hospitality and Tourism Specialist​

BAC Education completes acquisition of Reliance College – the Hospitality and Tourism Specialist​

December 3rd

IACT College students swept 14 awards at the 2019 Kancil Awards Ceremony​

IACT College students swept 14 awards at the 2019 Kancil Awards Ceremony​

December 14th – 15th

Organised by graduating students from the Diploma in Graphic Design at IACT College, the Eclectic Exhibition featured original art created by the students themselves​

Organised by graduating students from the Diploma in Graphic Design at IACT College, the Eclectic Exhibition featured original art created by the students themselves​