Awards & Achievements
The honour, endorsement, recognition and approval brought to you by Equator College and our fellow students with their distinguished talent and profound expertise representing the motility of Equator College academic quality.
As a graduate from Equator you are automatically become a member. The Alumni & Friends provides you with invaluable support and helps keep you connected to each other and your college.
We welcome contact from all former students of Equator, to share memories and update us about their experiences and successes since graduation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aurora Graduation Showcase Opening
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.
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.
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: https://youtu.be/PnMNC8bixJo