REAL CLIENTS, REAL PROJECTS

As an internationally-recognised centre for media and communication studies in the Asia Pacific region, School of Communication aims to develop leaders with innovative and strategic-thinking attributes that can make a positive impact on the industry at a regional and global level. Our learning methodologies are strongly anchored in real-world practices as we encourage students to explore communication theories via workshops and real projects with real clients.

 
We engage with numerous adjunct and visiting lecturers from reputable companies to conduct lessons to students:
  • Abu Baker Siddiq
    Producer
    Astro Shaw Sdn Bhd

  • Doris Lim
    Radio DJ
    988FM

  • Dr Rohmad Fakeh
    Deputy Director of Strategic Planning Section
    Department of Broadcasting, RTM

  • Irene Jay Liu
    News Editor Data
    Thomson Reuters, Hong Kong

  • Lisa Wong
    TV Host
    Media Prima

  • Prof Dina Iordanova
    Professor of Film Studies
    University of St Andrews, Scotland

  • Sandra Hanchard
    PhD Researcher
    Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Australia

  • Sean Lee
    Radio DJ
    988FM
 
Activities Beyond the Classroom
Throughout their course of study, our students engage in various activities and projects, either on or off-campus.
 

EcoWorld Recruitment Video Competition
Over 100 broadcasting students from School of Communication had an exciting five months of competing in the EcoWorld’s Create Tomorrow and Beyond recruitment video contest. Having put their creative talents and technical skills to the challenge, our students won the RM5,000 cash prize and an opportunity to work in the industry to reproduce the winning video for commercial use.


Dutch Lady Inspire Tomorrow Workshop
Our students have integrated classroom learning with industry experience in the Dutch Lady Inspire Tomorrow Workshop, a CSR project for underprivileged children in orphanages and child welfare centers.


Video Production
Broadcasting students conceptualise ideas and produce programmes, demonstrating their ability to perform various tasks involved in TV production.


The InkSlingers
First published in 2003, The InkSlingers is Taylor’s University’s official and oldest student-run newspaper by SOC. The monthly publication features the latest events and happenings in and around the campus.