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The SHINE Award is an award winning programme that recognises students’ achievements in acquiring and applying Taylor’s Graduate Capabilities (TGCs), giving them the advantage to be future-ready.

It is complemented with self-directed and self-paced learning where they get to choose to participate in co-curricular activities (SHINE Experiential Activities) that are meaningful to them, based on 5 themes which are impactful social responsibility, cultural appreciation and adaptation, teamwork and collaboration, relationship building and networking and personal achievements.

There are 3 types of SHINE Awards which students can aim for: SHINE Platinum Award, SHINE Gold Award and SHINE Silver Award.

Vision: Inspiring youths to develop a sense of identity and purpose that empowers them to make meaningful contributions to the society.

Mission: Nurturing youths to develop a growth mindset to become independent and lifelong learners, creating future leaders who are able to steer a team towards its goals and impact, enabling youths to acquire and apply holistic capabilities to enhance graduate employability.

WHY SHINE

The SHINE Award Programme is meant to help you achieve your personal and professional development goals. Based on the 5 themes above, any active SHINE students will expose themselves through a myriad of opportunities that would contribute to their holistic development, making them more future ready and highly employable.

Enhances Employability

Shine Awards equips our students with relevant knowledge, skills, attributes that are needed to be successful in the workforce.

More Than Education

A structured extra-curricular journey which provides a single transcript that captures student’s involvement.

A PLACE TO MEET NEW FRIENDS

A platform to socialise and meet other students from various programmes.

Industry Partnership Opportunities

Shine Awards offers plenty of opportunities for our students to work directly with industry partners.

CORE THEME

This programme is open to all who have completed the U2: Life Skills for Success and Well-Being and U3:Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics and Relationship Management modules as a pre-requisite. The programme is crafted to recognise graduates’ achievement in acquiring and applying holistic capabilities (Taylor’s Graduate Capabilities) which gives them the advantage to be future-ready.

AWARDS WON

SHINE AWARD JOURNEY

SHINE STUDENT ACTIVITIES

SHINE AWARD RECIPIENT TESTIMONIAL

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FAQ

WHAT IS THE SHINE AWARD?

The SHINE Award is an award winning programme that recognises your achievements in acquiring and applying holistic capabilities (Taylor’s Graduate Capabilities (TGCs)) which gives you the advantage to be future-ready. It is complemented with self-directed and self-paced learning where you get to choose to participate in extra-curricular activities (SHINE Experiential Activities) that are meaningful to you. There are 3 types of SHINE Awards, the highest level being the SHINE Platinum Award, followed by the SHINE Gold Award and SHINE Silver Award. 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ACHIEVING THE SHINE AWARD?

The SHINE Award helps in enhancing your employability where employers can make an informed decision during hiring. You will be able to showcase your TGCs and your extra effort to develop your graduate capabilities through the SHINE Experiential Activities and your contribution to society. 

HOW DO I OBTAIN A SHINE AWARD?

The SHINE Award is integrated into the curriculum and is awarded based on 2 Levels:

  • 1st Level (Programme Learning Outcome (PLO) Score)
    • PLO Score is given once you have been assessed for your TGCs in the curriculum (academic modules).Using the PLO Score as a baseline, you can upgrade to a higher tier SHINE Award if you fulfil the criteria at the 2nd Level.
       
  • 2nd Level (Accumulation of SHINE Points and Upgrade Criteria)

 

SHINE Points are given when you complete a role recognised in the SHINE Experiential Activities Listing as it recognises your extra efforts to strengthen your TGCs and make a positive contribution to society through activities focusing on 4 main themes and 1 optional theme:

Accumulated SHINE Points and fulfilment of criteria can be used to upgrade to the next tier of SHINE Award using the PLO Attainment as a baseline. All approved activities will also be recorded in the Graduate Capabilities Attainment Transcript. 

WHAT IS THE GRADUATE CAPABILITY ATTAINMENT TRANSCRIPT (G-CAT)?

The G-CAT provides evidence of your achievements in acquiring and applying TGCs through the Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs) attainment and SHINE Experiential Activities. The PLOs attainment indicates your achievements of the TGCs that have been embedded in the curriculum through PLOs, and are assessed in the respective modules. The SHINE Experiential Activities Listing recognises your extra effort to strengthen the TGCs and make positive contribution to society through SHINE Experiential activities.

WILL I STILL GET THE GRADUATE CAPABILITIES ATTAINMENT TRANSCRIPT EVEN IF I AM NOT ACTIVE IN SHINE EXPERIENTIAL ACTIVITIES?

Yes, you will still receive this transcript as it will capture your PLO score. If you are active in the SHINE Experiential Activities, all your approved involvement (roles) will be listed there too. 

PROGRAMMES ELIGIBLE FOR SHINE EXPERIENTIAL ACTIVITIES LISTING BUT NOT THE SHINE AWARD.

SOM: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

SABD: Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)

SABD: BSc (Hons) Architecture

TDS: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture

WHAT ARE SHINE EXPERIENTIAL ACTIVITIES?
WHAT IF THE ACTIVITY I DO FALLS UNDER 2 SHINE THEMES?

It will depend on your learning acquired through your reflection. However, if you would like to clarify with us, do contact us at sac@taylors.edu.my

SHINE AWARD CLASSIFICATION: HOW DO I GET AWARDED.
WHEN CAN I START ACCUMULATING SHINE POINTS?

You can start accumulating SHINE Points when you have completed your roles in the approved SHINE Experiential Activities followed by your learning reflection. For more information on activities available and to sign up for roles,  do log in to the portal: shineaward.taylors.edu.my

HOW WILL THE SHINE POINTS BE AWARDED? BASED ON WHAT CRITERIA?

The SHINE Points is awarded only for active roles (i.e. hands on active participation) based on a matrix focusing on Role, Duration of commitment, Prestige, Achievement and Location. Upon completion of the role, you will be required to submit a learning reflection with guided questions. SHINE Points will be awarded upon reflection submission and approval. 

WHAT IS A REFLECTION SUBMISSION?

A reflection submission is required following a completion of an active role in order for each student to be rewarded with the allocated SHINE points. Writing reflections will help in your learning experience where you will be able to demonstrate your key learning points of growth and validate your experience through artefacts and evidence submission. Reflections also help you to understand the significance of your experiences. 

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF A REFLECTION SUBMISSION?

A reflection submission is based on a set of guided questions that would narrate your personal experiences along with personal ideas, opinions and even feelings about the activities that you have organised or helped to organise and the skills that you have learned from it. In the reflection, you must be able to demonstrate that you have used 1 or more of the 8 TGCs.

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY REFLECTION?

Reflections are submitted through the SHINE Portal. All you have to do is log in, and submit your participation for a role you carried out with relevant evidences and artefacts and complete the reflection submission. 

WHEN DO I SUBMIT MY GOALS, NETWORKING MAP, AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN?

You would need to submit your goals, Networking Map, and Personal Development Plan in Week 8, during the Professional Development week of your final year. 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF THE ROLE I PARTOOK IN ISN’T IN THE DROP-DOWN LIST?

Should you experience such an issue, please do contact the SHINE Admin, sac@taylors.edu.my

IF I WITHDRAW FROM TAYLOR’S, HOW DO I CAPTURE MY SHINE JOURNEY/ POINTS?

Once you have withdrawn, you will not be able to capture your SHINE Journey/Points. You are encouraged to submit all your reflections within the set timeline, before you choose to withdraw.

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT IF I NEED MORE INFORMATION AND CLARIFICATION ABOUT THE SHINE AWARD?

CONTACT US

SHINE Award Centre

Block B, Level 2 (Opposite Library)
Call us: 05 5629 5309
Email: sac@taylors.edu.my