EQUATOR COLLEGE
EQUATOR COLLEGE

EQUATOR COLLEGE

EQUATOR COLLEGE

Last Updated: 2019-12-04 13:20:32
Type of Institution
Professional college
Areas of Program
Art & Design, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning, Communication
Year of Establishment
1987
Founded Body/ Founder
Dato' Chuah Kooi Yong, Equator College
Leadership
Dr. Michael Yap (Principal)
Campus
Leith Street Campus(Main Campus), Amoy Lane Campus
Student Number (local)
500
Student Number (international)
50
Number of Teaching Staff
50

Introduction

32 Years a leading pioneer in art & design education since 1987 in Malaysia.

Equator College (Formerly known as Academy of Art) was founded in 1987 and is now a recognized
brand name as the leading art, media, and design college in northern Malaysia. This is mainly due to
the recruitment of quality staff, the establishment of a conducive learning environment, and the
supportive administration. Our academy has two campuses: one in Leith Street and the other in
Amoy Lane. Both campuses are situated in the heart of George Town, Penang.

Specialty

22 Years appointed as an Autodesk Training Provider and Professional Certification Centre
Proven & Industry Driven in School of Engineering and Built Environment
Proven & Industry Driven in School of Art, Media and Design Technology
Proven & Industry Driven in School of Fashion
All our programmes are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) via MQA

Achievement

20th Usaha Tegas Heritage Art Competition, 3rd Prize (Watercolour) - Nicholas Ong Kar Wei
20th Usaha Tegas Heritage Art Competition 2019, Consolation (Watercolour) - Lim Ming Jie
2019 UOB PAINTING OF THE YEAR, Emerging Artist Gold - Ho Su San
2019 UOB PAINTING OF THE YEAR, Emerging Artist Silver - Wong Joo Yee
2019 Penfurnex Furniture Design Competition, 3rd Prize - Wan Huei Qi
2019 Penfurnex Furniture Design Competition, TOP 20 Finalist - Ivy Tan Xin Tian
2019 Penfurnex Furniture Design Competition, TOP 20 Finalist - Thong Soon Wei
2019 Sin Chew Entrepreneur Excellence Award - Dato' Chuah Kooi Yong
SPOTLIGHT by Penang Art District 2019, Jury's Choice Award - Ho Su San