About Peninsula College
Peninsula College formerly known as ALC College is a tertiary education college with a strong reputation and a 20 year history of delivering Business and Accounting programmes. The college currently has 2 branches, one in Klang, one in Shah Alam where it delivers its own Diplomas and top up degrees from the University of Gloucestershire, UK. The college recently became part of PKT Logistics and embarked upon an ambitious plan to relocate its existing Klang College, open a college in Straits Quay, Penang, and construct a 5000 student campus in Batu Kawan. As part of the ongoing developments the college has rebranded to become Peninsula College. In addition, an agreement is being signed with Plymouth University which will allow a wider range of subjects to be offered.
Peninsula College, an education provider under PKT Group, is looking at spearheading/accelerating the effort of providing quality education to people of Penang and northern region of Malaysia.
‘To transform individuals, and society, through high quality, industry relevant education and research’
‘To use the talents of our staff in vibrant innovative learning environments to produce graduates with the skills to meet the challenges of an ever changing world’
Datuk Wira Jalilah Baba is known for crafting the Strategic vision to achieve organizational goals in promoting Malaysia as the premier investment destination. She was the former Director General and CEO of Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Datuk was appointed as the Director General and CEO of MIDA on 15 th of June 2008 after holding various prominent roles in the Malaysian Government.
Datuk is one of the top economists in the country with expertise in handling investment related matters especially in FDI (Foreign Direct Investment), tax matters and high impact incentives packages while being a reference centre on economics and investment matters. She was appointed as PKT Group Chairman on the 5 th of September 2011.
She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from University of Malaya. She has vast experience and expertise in investment promotion, international investment, economics, finance, government procedures and regulations governing issues such as tariffs, customs, free zones, warehousing and logistics, etc. from her tenure of service of 30 years in Malaysian Investment Development Authority(“MIDA”).
Datuk Wira Jalilah is currently a Board Member of RHB Capital Berhad, Education Malaysia Global Services and a member of the International Advisory Panel of Labuan Financial Services Authority among others.
Challenges do not mark the end. Challenges differentiate the average from the truly outstanding. Greetings and thank you for choosing Peninsula College as your education partner. I am certain that this journey that you are embarking on is going to be the most significant and crucial crossroad for every student, that will eventually mould your future. Not only that, Peninsula College is part of PKT Logistics Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) foray into education, which is my dream to make every graduate that comes onboard with us highly in demand and sought after in this industry. My main objective in providing scholarships is for those students who academically achieved excellent result.
With numerous challenging moments in every student’s future, it is my dream and belief that all of the graduates will be fully ready to conquer all challenges, outshine the rest to be the best.
“If life is a race, then you set its’ pace”.
Being a PENINSULians, it has always been about an individual allowing oneself finding his or her will and soaring higher in all aspects of life positively.
With unlimited gladness, we welcome you to Peninsula College, to begin on your very journey to powerful knowledge-gaining which, we strongly believe, alight you in successful career and personality development while enjoying the luxury of affordable yet excellent education.
In Peninsula College, we implement self-independent learning where students practise and apply the usage of technology in their future working environment. Not only students the lecturers as well encouraging the students in Peninsula College on the importance of digital world that revolves in the education field.
As you can see, the traditional “chalk and talk” method of teaching that’s persisted for hundreds of years is now acquiring inferior results when compared with the more modern and revolutionary teaching methods that are available for use in schools today. Greater student interaction is encouraged, the boundaries of authority are being broken down, and a focus on enjoyment over grades is emphasised .As teachers, it’s necessary to be able to teach and remain engaging. It puts a greater level of responsibility on creating lesson plans that truly work. These are two modern teaching methods that are making a great impact. Spaced learning. Teachers have reported amazing results when it came to spaced learning. Spaced Learning is a learning method in which the condensed learning content is repeated three times, with two 10-minute breaks during which activities such as physical activities are performed by the. The second modern teaching method is Engagement. Under a new teaching method called “engagement” students are urged to engage with the real world, analyse everything that happens in different life spheres (not only internship but also economical, business, social spheres, etc.). Instead of conventional teaching methods, students were taken to visit local businesses where they were able to witness how the knowledge that they were learning applied to the real world.
We guaranteed you that PENINSULians are not only achievers in academic, but also bathed with high moral values and employable graduates. I am assured that your association with us will lead you to your preferred aspirations and self- revelations apart from long-lasting great memories. Alvin Toffler once quoted “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” “If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy.
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Thank you for your interest in studying at Peninsula College, you are about to take the next step in a journey that will lead to employment in an ever changing world. Using vibrant, innovative facilities, and teaching staff who are both academically qualified, and have a deep understanding of industry’s needs, we aim to educate graduates who will become future leaders. Through strong links with industry it is our aim to produce graduates who are highly employable and able to secure above average salaries when they join the world of work. Work – study schemes and job placement are important features of how we help our students develop the confidence and skills needed in the rapidly changing world of today. Through our University partners we are able to provide high quality, degree level UK education in a Malaysian setting. Studying with Peninsula College will transform you; we will help you develop and succeed. I look forward to welcoming you as a student at our College.
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