News & Events
Stay updated with all the happenings and events in Equator
18-31 March 2020
Our Counselling Goes Online
Equator is now providing counselling service digitally! Do contact us through any social media platform or give us a call @ 04-261 5116. We are still available online.
- Ms. Amy 012-496 8825
- Ms. Jin 016-488 0415
- Mr. Daniel 016-576 0963
17 March 2020
Movement Control Orders
18 March 2020
Batch 173 Departure Graduation Showcase
Batch 173 students are graduating with an exclusive exhibition with the theme ‘Departure’. It describes the end of a journey and the beginning of another representing a group of designers who have completed the pursuit of their programmes. The showcase will feature various artwork and products made by the students ranging in the field of graphic design, fine art, architecture, interior, and fashion.
The opening ceremony will be held at Lot 33 Convention Hall on 27 March at 11am and the showcase will be open to the public until the 29 March 2020. Admission is free!
Update: Due to the Covid-19 Outbreak, the showcase will be postponed to 21-23 April 2020.
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08 March 2020
International Women’s Day 2020
The International Women’s Day pageantry was held in 1st Avenue on the 8th of March. June Chong was awarded the title of Brand Ambassador for her contributions in the pageantry. Her attire was also prepared by Fashion Designer Mukrawee Lee.
For more you may look into the article here:
07 Feb 2020
Art Exhibition FLUX by Yap Ley Min
FLUX Art Exhibition launch was held on 7 February 2020 at G Art Gallery, G Hotel. The artist Yap Ley Min showcased the beauty of natural morphology and the various emotions portrayed by humankind in the exhibition. Present at the ceremony were the hotel’s General Manager Michael Hanratty and heads of department.
09 Jan 2020
Signing of MOA with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) BFA (Hons) Graphic Communication
Equator College had a signing ceremony with USM to officially launch the offshore degree programme in Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons) Graphic Communication. Also present are Dato Chuah, Chairman of Equator College, Dr Yap Principal of Equator College and Dean of School of The Arts.
28 Dec 2019
Lampu Projection Mapping Competition 2019
Projection mapping on the Palace of Justice during the Light and Motion Putrajaya event on the last night of 2019, our team of four manage to swept the 2nd Runner Up as a good end for the year 2019! A round of applause to: Lim Hui Chyi, Ternia Choong, Sim Kay Yang and Jason Chuah.
27 Nov 2019
EQUATOR-USM (School of The Arts) Meeting
Representatives from Equator College meet up with USM (School of Art) for USM offshore degree programme discussion.
The meeting took place at the discussion room with the management team from the school of art and representative from Equator College, namely Dr Yap, Principal; Ms Tan, Director of Institutional Development and Mr Sunny Koh, Dean of Studies.
01 Nov 2019
Usaha Tegas Heritage Awards 2019
In the Usaha Tegas Heritage 2019, Lim Ming Jie and Nicholas Ong outdone themselves with their artworks entitled ‘Antique Shop Interior’ and ‘Khoo Kongsi’. Both touches on the beauty of the heritage and culture in Penang highlighting the charming elements of each history.
16 Oct 2019
UOB Painting of the Year 2019 Awards (UOB Bangsar South)
The UOB Painting of the Year is a prestigious award held yearly in Southeast Asia; Fine Art alumni Ho Su San and Wong Joo Yee made us proud by winning the Gold and Silver Award respectively in the Emerging Artist Category in the UOB Art Competition 2019. The award ceremony was held at UOB Bangsar South on 16/10/2019 with many other award winners.
23 Aug 2019
168 Graduation Showcase
Equator College had their biannual graduation showcase organized by the graduating batch of 168. This showcase highlights on the graduating students’ work, portray their skills and portfolios relating to their field of study. Batch 168 focuses on simplicity of design where their showcase touches on the simple arrangements and complexity of each individual.
18 Aug 2019
Mrs Celebrity Malaysia 2019
This year, Fashion Design Technology students had the opportunity to showcase their work at Mrs Celebrity Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The event was graced with many of our talented student’s work and they were accompanied by Fashion Lecturers, Ms. Joo Lee and Mr. Teo. Furthermore, Alumni Ong Hean Choon won the Best Evening Wear Category whereas current student Loh Jing Heng outdone himself in the Ready to Wear Category.
30 June 2019
Penfurnex Furniture Design Competition 2019
Coming in as the Top 20 finalists; Wan Hue Qi’s competency has qualify her as the Runner Up Winner for her minimalist concept of sustainability. Not forgetting our 4 Interior Design students namely Ivy Tan Xin Tian, Liew Kai Ming, Tan Jia Yi and Thong Soon Wei making it to the list with their respective designs.
22 Mar 2019
Aurora Graduation Showcase
The biannual graduation showcase in April organized by the graduating batch of 163.
This showcase was graced by YB Teh Lai Heng and it highlights on the graduating students’ portfolio and opens the opportunity for students to expand their network and build strong relations in their field of expertise.
02 Feb 2019
PAD Solo Exhibition Opening
Spotlight 2018 Competition Winner Yap Ley Min (Fine Art Alumni) had her first solo exhibition at Hin Bus Depot in 2019. The theme of her exhibition is the Natural Human Form with her winning artwork as a part of a series. The showcase portrays Ley Min’s perspective of human interactions when they are in their most natural form.
12 Sept 2018
Petron Vision 2018
Students Chua Sun Ru, Ooi Zhi Keng & Izzati Soffian took home the Consolation Prize in the videography category with their video titled “Malaysian, Am I?”
Check out the full video here: