Teaching Awards

We take pride in the fact that our lecturers are enthusiastic and passionate about passing on their expertise to the next generation. We keep our finger on the pulse of the market and continually engage with our respective professional networks to craft industry-ready graduates.

To maintain high standards in our teaching, the Teaching Award seeks to recognise outstanding lecturers who have embodied these qualities in the past year.

Teaching Award Winners 2017


Karen has been teaching in the KDU American Degree Program for more than 9 years and has endeared herself to her students through her innovative teaching methodology and personality. Leaning on her background in Business and English, she taught Critical Thinking and Reading Skills, Introduction to Business, Human Resource Management and Marketing; all the while preparing her students for the rigours and cultural expectations of living and studying in the US based on her extensive experience during her time stateside. She always strives to leave an impact on her students and inculcate independent learning skills to enrich their study experience.


Timothy has been a joy for Communication students in SCCA for the past five years and has had a major impact moulding students in his field of expertise. Utilizing his skills in Public Relations and Advertising, Timothy teaches a broad range of subjects at Bachelor and Diploma level, focusing on Principles of Advertising, Strategic Brand Management, Media Relations, and Photo Communication. An avid photographer and videographer, many students in SCCA lean on his experience to hone their own skills based on his tutelage. He always seeks to infuse his big personality into his teaching and build well rounded students who are ready for the challenges of the PR industry.

Teaching Award Winners 2016


She started her teaching career in year 2002 with the School of Pre University Studies, UOW Malaysia KDU College. The subjects she have taught are Computing Studies, Introduction to IT, Information Systems and Applied IT across programmes such as Foundation Studies (Business), AUSMAT, UNSW Foundation Studies (Commerce & Science) & Foundation in Arts. She have completed her Master of Information Systems with University of Tunku Abdul Rahman in 2014. She always strive to implement new teaching methodology in her classroom to make the learning fun and exciting. She hope that these initiatives will bring her far and well in the education field.