Wednesday, July 20, 2016

[REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!] Diamond Anniversary Dinner - 20 August 2016

Come join us for a night of wonderful cuisine and great company to celebrate 75 years of Malaysians in the University of Melbourne!
Seating is limited, and on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registrations are encouraged to secure your place at the dinner.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

[SAVE THE DATE] Diamond Anniversary Dinner - 20 August 2016

Save the date - 20 August 2016

Diamond Anniversary Dinner celebrating 75 years of Malaysians in the University of Melbourne! 

Watch this space to book your place for a night of wonderful cuisine and great company...

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Victorian Connection Reception in Kuala Lumpur (28 July 2016)

The South East Asia Victorian Government Business Office is extending an invitation to all University of Melbourne Alumni Association Malaysia members to attend the upcoming Victorian Connection Reception Kuala Lumpur. Event details are as below:

In conjunction with this invitation the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) Roadshow would like to extend an offer of RM25 off full price tickets to the show on 28 July at PJ Live Arts! 

You will be entitled to purchase the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Prime seat tickets at RM$79.50 (GST inclusive) per ticket. 

Purchase your tickets at TIX: 

Proceed with the following: 

  • Scroll down to the listing for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow and select the performance for Thursday, 28 July 2016
  • Select Prime section (do not select group pricing) and select the number of seats
  • Once you are agreeable to the selected seats, proceed to the purchase page and click on "Use a Coupon" button
  • Enter "Victoria" in the text box and RM25 will be deducted from each Prime seat.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Inspiring Orchid Women Empowerment Conference on 28 May 2016

The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC) & Curtin University Alumni Malaysia Chapter have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the Inspiring Orchid Women Empowerment Conference on 28 May 2016 (Saturday), 9am-5pm, at lstana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur organised by Nadia Ismadi, graduate of Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance, her team of passionate women and Yayasan Tun Razak.

Throughout her years in university, Nadia was the President of Toastmasters Club Curtin University Sarawak, Organising Chairperson for the Read a Book Project, and is a founding committee member for Humanitarian Affair Curtin Sarawak Chapter. She was involved with the University Scholars Leadership Symposium, Cambodia.

This conference aims to educate youth about women empowerment, form a community that encourages one another to push out of their comfort zones and take charge of their own lives albeit the status quo that surrounds women. 

An interesting array of speakers who are corporate, leaders, entrepreneurs, social activists, athletes, government officers, designers, will be featured to share their experiences and secrets to success. There will be entertainments slotted in, ranging from stand up comedy, fashion show, singing and dance performance.

Kindly register with The MAAC for your complimentary entry pass. Please email with the below details:
1. Your Full Name
2. Email Address
3. Handphone No.
4. Company/Organisation that you are currently attached with
5. Position
6. Australian University Graduated from (if applicable)
7. Tell us “What do you think about Women Empowerment in Malaysia”

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Alumni Bursary for Malaysian Students at the University of Melbourne 2016

Dear Malaysian Students at the University of Melbourne

About the Alumni Bursary for Malaysian Students at the University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne Alumni Association Malaysia is pleased to announce a bursary for Malaysian students studying at the University of Melbourne. This financial aid is made possible by the generous donations of senior University of Melbourne Alumni Association Malaysia members who only wish to give back to the community and lend a hand to Malaysian students studying at our alma mater who are in need.
The bursary is in the form of a cash amount of AU$2,500 awarded directly to the Malaysian student. There are no terms of repayment or conditions attached to the bursary; it is intended to alleviate the financial burden of Malaysian students in need.
Interested applicants should submit their applications (download application form here) before 10 Jun 2016 and ensure that they meet the following criteria for Eligibility:
  1. Must be a Malaysian citizen currently pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies at the University of Melbourne on a full fee basis
  2. Have undergone at least one semester i.e. first semester students are not eligible to apply
  3. Achieved a minimum of a pass for all subjects under study
  4. Currently holding a part-time job in compliance with Australian immigration and employment regulations
  5. Not a beneficiary of other scholarships or bursaries
There is a limited amount to the bursary, and the award of the bursary is based on a first-come-first-served basis to eligible applicants. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

The applications will be reviewed by a panel of respected senior alumni.  Where applicable, the applicant may be interviewed via Skype or other methods of communication. Successful applicants will be notified by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association Malaysia via email ( The decision of the award of the bursary by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association Malaysia is final.

Deadline: Apply as soon as possible and no later than 10 June.
Any queries: e-mail
To the 2015 bursary recipients, I trust that you have honoured your donors by excelling in all that you do.
We wish each and every Malaysian student all the best in the 2016 academic year.

Kind regards,
Gloria Goh
UMAA Malaysia

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

FBE Annual Dean's Event for University of Melbourne Alumni in Malaysia - 20 April 2016

Have you received your invitation to the FBE Annual Dean's Event?  Do check your SPAM or other folders just in case you missed it.

20 April 2016

Who is invited?
All University of Melbourne Alumni in Malaysia.  All FBE alumni are strongly encouraged to participate.

Gracious Host?
The Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia

Is there a limit on number of invitees?
Yes, so register soonest.

Time & Venue?
The Residence of the Australian High Commissioner
No 33 Jalan Langgak Golf
55000 Kuala Lumpur

No charge? Really?
Yes, amazing!  A consistent 100% turnout will reassure our hosts that we value their support and generosity.  A less than 100% turnout will reflect badly on us, the alumni.

Did not receive the e-mail invitation?

Have you updated your profile at Alumni & Friends?

Not yet a member of UMAA Malaysia?
Do check out our FB page and Blog.  You can find our membership form on the blog.  The lifetime membership pays for itself. The networking benefits are immeasurable for both social and business.

If you are well-established, do be a mentor to young alumni.  Share with them the wealth of your knowledge.

Where else can you find the invitation?

Oh, don't forget to update your profile! 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

UMAA Malaysia Networking Evening on 31st March 2016

An evening of fun, music & good company!

Food & drinks served. Cocktail style arrangement with settees on the side for those who need a seat occasionally. Beautiful night view of the twin towers. Pianist on grand piano. Be ready to sing.

Eco World International Centre
Suites 3A.01 Level 3A
The Gardens North Tower
Mid Valley City
Lingkaran Syed Putra
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 31 March 2016, Thursday
Time: 6.30 to 10.30pm
RSVP: Guests will need to provide their name, I.C. No & e-mail address to facilitate security access to the North Tower.

To facilitate catering, please RSVP by 12pm, Monday, 28 March 2016 to