‘Going Places with a Curtin Degree’ Live Webinar featuring
media and mass communications alumni and their career journeys

4 December 2021 (Sat) | 2pm - 4pm (UTC/GMT +8)

In Part 7 of our ‘Going Places with a Curtin Degree’ Webinar Series, we feature three media & communications alumni from the Curtin Malaysia campus. Find out what inspired them to choose their career, their career paths, and how a Curtin education and degree helped them achieve success.

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Meet the panelists

Lanny Ho Shi Shi
Radio Announcer, Hitz Sarawak
Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations & Corporate Video Production), Class of 2021
Meet Lanny Ho, who was an active student and participated in several clubs such as the Curtin Arts and Dance Club and Curtin University Theatre Club. Lanny is also a talented voice talent and dancer who graduated from Curtin University Malaysia in 2021 with a Bachelors Degree in Arts (Mass Communications) Public Relations and Corporate Video Production. Currently, she is a radio announcer at HITZ Sarawak at Astro Radio Kuching.
Shaikh Tahmid Hassin
Assistant Operations Manager, Skyhop Global LLC, USA
Bachelor of Arts (Media & Public Relations), Class of 2018
Meet Shaikh Tahmid, who has been in the aviation industry working alongside high profile companies after he graduated from Curtin Malaysia in 2018. Tahmid has worked as in Client Services at Air France, a Logistics Specialist at API and currently the Assistant Operations Manager for Skyhop Global. Tahmid was a former athlete who represented the Bangladesh National Basketball team and was highly involved in student leadership programs during his time at Curtin Malaysia.
Julius Tan
Lead Analyst, Ebdesk Malaysia
Bachelor of Communication (Marketing), Class of 2014
Meet Julius Tan, graduate of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in communication, majoring in Marketing as the recipient of the 2014 Dato Sri Celestine Ujang Ak Jilan Best Film and TV students award. Soon after graduating, Julius worked as a business journalist, with the largest Chinese newspaper in the country, Sinchew Daily, covering economy and financial news. In 2 years, he garnered two prestigious Chinese Media Awards, the 2015 Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Leong Hoy Kum Excellence Property Article award and 2016 Dato’ Koh Peng Chor Excellence Finance and Economy Article award. Currently, he is working as the Lead Analyst in a Big Data company, Ebdesk Malaysia, providing data enabled strategic and management consultation to the public and private sectors, and is also the secretary of Curtin University Alumni, Malaysia Chapter.


Dr. Ngu Ik Ying
Lecturer of Media & Communications, Faculty of Humanities & Health Sciences
Dr. Ngu has more than ten years teaching experience with Curtin Malaysia. Before this, she worked as a journalist in The Star Publications, news stringer for Malaysiakini, and occasionally contributed articles to regional Chinese newspaper United Daily, Miri. She obtained her Masters from Universiti Sains Malaysia and Doctor of Philosophy from Curtin University Australia. She was a recipient of Curtin Offshore Partner Research Scholarship and has won the Curtin Malaysia Excellence in Teaching Award Year of 2021.


Jane Teh
Corporate Trainer (Effective Communication, Management, Sales and Business) 
Curtin Alumni, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Marketing), Class of 2002
Jane graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Marketing in 2002. Jane is currently a Sales Leader with Nu Skin Malaysia and also a reputable corporate trainer specializing in Effective Communication, Management, Sales and Business using Lean Principles.

The live webinar will be broadcasted on Curtin Malaysia’s Facebook Live on 4 December 2021, 2pm-4pm (UTC/GMT+8).

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Missed the previous webinars? Here are the recordings for you to watch back.