On 2nd June 2022, the BAC Education Group swept 5 awards at the prestigious Brand Laureate Awards Ceremony, held at The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
All 5 colleges under the Group have won an award each, maintaining their positions as best brand providers. This win, by the respective colleges, recognises the Group’s vision and efforts to transform lives through education.
The Brand Laureate Best Brand Award is awarded to SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) that have an exemplary track record of pushing the boundaries in exploring, and expanding on their brand presence.
The five coveted awards won by BAC Education are:
Brickfields Asia College - Best Brand in Legal Education (for the 10th consecutive year),
IACT - Best Brand in Education (Creative Communications),
Veritas University College (VUC) - Best Brand in Online Education,
Reliance College - Best Brand in Education (Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism),
Dika College – Best Brand in Education (Early Childhood Education).
Chief Digital Officer of BAC Education, Jennifer Low, was beaming with pride as she accepted the award on behalf of Brickfields Asia College.
"This 10th consecutive win for BAC is significant for many reasons but it especially highlights the brand we have established in legal education.
We have also successfully embraced the new normal of learning through extensive investments in emerging technologies, coupled with unrelenting dedication from our team at BAC. These achievements always encourage us to further our efforts in transforming lives through education."
“It is truly an honour for IACT College to be receiving this prestigious award. It is a recognition and testament towards the entire team at IACT for all of their dedicated hard work and passion towards grooming the next generation of Creative Communication Specialists for Malaysia and the world." said Timothy Chan, Head of Academics of IACT College.
Nigel Gan, CEO of Reliance College articulated, “It is incredibly gratifying to receive the Brand Laureate Award again. This recognition is a testimony to our continuous efforts to give the best experience to every student.”
“Our investment in potential is one that will serve as a benchmark. A recognition like this inspires us to push our boundaries, and always be on track.” continued Johan Kondrollochis, Director of Regulatory Affairs of Reliance College.
Veritas University College Head of Business School, Raymond Marcus, said, “This award affirms the many hardworking and passionate educators who are tirelessly innovating online education to upskill and empower individuals from all walks of life. It is an absolute honour and we thank our supporters.”
“Veritas is indeed the best choice for education.” quipped Dr. Irene Tan, Vice Chancellor of Veritas University College.
Kenny Sim, Chief Executive of Dika College proudly says, “This award is a humble testament to our 18 years of being a market leader as an early childhood specialist. We are truly honoured. This win goes to all our staff, lecturers, alumni, students, and parents who believe in our mission, which is 'Inspire to Aspire' future generations.”
The BAC Education Group, with its enriched ecosystem of 5 colleges – Brickfields Asia College, IACT, Reliance, Veritas University College (VUC) and Dika, offers eight specialised areas of study, all relevant and designed to transform the student of today into a global graduate!
In these past two years alone, BAC Education has introduced various initiatives to help students, and staff alike, to navigate the challenges of the pandemic.
The ‘Learn Different’ philosophy, a revolutionary idea that transforms the way education is delivered across the Group was implemented. Built on four main pillars:
Learn revolutionises the academics and learning aspects; helping one build awesome competencies.
Play builds awesome character through involvement in events and activities.
Work empowers students with a range of career-related skills to help them transition into the working world and builds awesome careers.
Impact aims to make a positive difference to the lives and futures of those in need through socially responsible and sustainable initiatives, building awesome communities.
BAC Education is also the first institution in Malaysia to partner with Coursera - a leading global online learning platform where students and the BAC faculty can earn micro credentials from the world’s leading universities, LinkedIn Learning - and most recently Skillshare, an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes that nurtures creativity.
The Group strongly believes in education empowerment and continuous learning. All these initiatives, and more, are opportunities for staff and students to learn and grow through upskilling and reskilling.
These wins at the Brand Laureate Awards, plus numerous others, only spur the Group to strive to be the best education provider in the region!