Dr. Joanne Yeoh
Music education in the UK is second to none, and I have had the privilege of getting an education there. However an academic degree does not guarantee success in life, and life lessons are usually discovered outside lecture halls. It was in the holistic experiences provided by these universities that taught me life skills. The camaraderie amongst lecturers and peers provided safe ground for me to explore and experiment various musical styles. Although UK is inherently rich in culture, she also embraces contemporary artistic endeavours making this an ideal destination for a comprehensive education.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Aduwati Sali
It was the first time I flew abroad, at the age of 20, to a foreign land I only watched on TV or heard from others. ‘Witut, we have reached Heathrow!’ was what I heard after I opened my eyes from sleep, clearly jet-lagged from the 14-hour flight. I set my mind and heart to make my years in the UK as the best time of my life, immersing with knowledge and experience. It was the best decision ever, it opened up a lot of opportunities and potentials not only for me but also for others. Now 24 years later, I am saying to my boys ‘Fly and explore and fall down, if you want to test your resilience and resourcefulness, go to the UK to study, you will never regret it.’
Dr. Ong Chuan Boon
When I first started my postgraduate diploma in dermatology course on 4th of March 2019, my life was tough indeed. I had to juggle between my clinical work and my studies. My working hours were long and I had to squeeze time in between my work to complete daily tasks which were assigned by my tutor through out the course. There were times when I'd to burn the midnight oil by sleeping late at night to complete the daily tasks as marks were counted partially from the daily activities. As a result, I became really ill a number of times due to the lack of sleep or rest. Nevertheless, I treated myself as a doctor and persisted on to continue my hard work after I recovered everytime from my illness.My journey for the past 1 year was challenging and beneficial. I did manage to increase my knowledge and experience in many aspects of skin diseases. As a result, I'm able to diagnose and treat many of my skin patients easily in comparison to before. Besides, most of my skin patients do have positive recovery feedback during their clinic appointments from the first time they came to see me for their skin problems. I'm glad that I can always apply my university knowledge into my GP practice. Studying my postgraduate diploma in dermatology with the University of South Wales was rewarding indeed. A big thank you & gratitude to USW for the opportunity and knowledge of a lifetime to be a better doctor.