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June 2018

World No Tobacco Day Celebrations 2018

June 24, 2018

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (formerly Penang Medical College) and Cochrane Malaysia actively participated in the Penang State World No Tobacco Day celebration at the Youth Park on the 24th of June 2018. Our booth aimed to spread awareness about evidence-based ways to quit smoking. Alexander Lim Ket Thong emerged as the winner of the quiz with all answers correct and his slogan “RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus adalah institusi unggul dalam pendidikan perubatan kerana ia mampu mempertingkatkan pengetahuan medical…

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Two Leading Educational Institutes Host Convocations

June 30, 2018

Parents, relatives and spouses have gathered at the Eastin and Equatorial Hotels in the Bayan Baru area for the occasion. GEORGE TOWN: Two leading educational institutions here held their annual convocations where thousands of bouquets and graduation paraphernalia went on sale here. Such novelty items have become a huge seasonal item, especially during graduations, birthdays and on Valentine Day, said Khoo Meng Lee, who is a major trader of such items. Parents, relatives and spouses have gathered at the Eastin…

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July 2018

130 PMC Students Graduate with Medical and Postgraduate Degrees

July 1, 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Some 130 students from Penang Medical College graduated today with Medical Degrees and Masters in Health Research postgraduate degrees at its 13th graduation ceremony. The ceremony held at the Equatorial Hotel here was attended by National University of Ireland chancellor Dr Maurice Manning accompanied by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) executive president Kenneth Mealy and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) vice-president Dr Anna Clarke. Also celebrated during the ceremony was recipient of a special…

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Future Doctors Graduate from PMC, Conferred by NUI, RCSI and RCPI

July 1, 2018

GEORGE TOWN, 1 JULY 2018 – Today, almost 130 students graduated from Penang Medical College (PMC), now RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus. Globally recognised Medical degrees (MB BCh BAO)and Master in Health Research postgraduate degree were conferred to students by the National University of Ireland Chancellor, Dr Maurice Manning. Licentiates were awarded to medical graduates by the President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Mr Kenneth Mealy and the Vice President of the Royal College of Physicians…

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130 Doctors Graduate from the RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus in 18th Conferment Ceremony (Updated)

July 2, 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Some of the country’s brightest and studious minds were among some 130 doctors who graduated from the Penang Medical College (PMC) in an elaborate and historic 18th conferment ceremony here on Sunday here. It was historic in a sense that this was the last graduating class of PMC because the college is now known as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD) Malaysia Campus or RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus — RUMC…

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August 2018

Students and Alumni Participate Actively at the State-level World Breastfeeding Week 2018

August 5, 2018

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated annually in over 180 countries. In May 2018, the World Health Assembly (WHA) officially recognised WBW as a valuable means to raise awareness and promote breastfeeding. The Penang State-level WBW celebrations was done on a grand scale this year because it was held in conjunction with the launch of the “Making Penang Breastfeeding Friendly” (MPBF) initiative. MPBF is a multi-stakeholder project with various state and private organisations to ensure that breastfeeding is protected, promoted…

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September 2018

The Sun Daily: Irish Skills and Education Minister officiates launch of RUMC campus

September 19, 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Ireland is keen to tap the research grants available in the European Union (EU) and share them with educational and research partners here in Malaysia, Irish Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton said today. It is the only predominantly English-speaking nation in EU after Britain opted out of the union, he added. Bruton was speaking after launching the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD) Malaysian medical campus in Jalan Sepoy here.…

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The Star Online: A Shot in the Arm for Medical College

September 26, 2018

RUMC (formerly Penang Medical College) recorded a historical milestone with its upgrading to university status, marking it as Malaysia’s 10th Foreign University Branch Campus. The conversion was approved by the Education Ministry in March with the full name Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD) Malaysia Campus. In short, it is RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC). The recent launching ceremony was graced by Irish Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton T.D and Higher…

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January 2019

RUMC News: KAMY’s Nationwide Hop

January 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

It has been a busy year since the establishment of Kangaroo Mother Care Advocates Malaysia (KAMY) in March 2017. This national level non-governmental organisation is led by the Paediatric Department of RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) and has its official address in RUMC. Kangaroo Mother Care or now known as Kangaroo Care was declared an essential part of the care package of low birth weight (LBW) infants by the World Health Organisation and has been endorsed by many international…

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