Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) emerged the second runner up under the Education Sector category at the Malaysia’s 100 (M100) Leading Graduate Employers Awards held in Kuala Lumpur recently. The M100 is the largest graduate recruitment awards in Malaysia and the benchmark for employer branding excellence on-campus. With this achievement, it is a testament of UTP’s brand strength and UTP is perceived as a desired education institution that graduates would like to work with upon their graduation.
The ranking is formed by student votes from universities across the country, as gathered via the annual M100 Survey. The survey is the largest and longest-running study on graduate recruitment trends in Malaysia.
The award ceremony is held annually to recognise the most popular employers in 18 career sectors as voted by more than 40,000 students and graduates in Malaysia. The 18 career sectors include Automotive, Banking & Financial Services, Education, Electronics, Energy/Oil and Gas/Utilities, IT, Insurance, Telecommunications, to name a few. PETRONAS, UTP’s parent company, was the winner under the Energy/Oil and Gas/Utilities Sector and second in the overall ranking of top 100 companies.
Higher Education Director-General YBhg Datuk Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir graced the event and presented the award to the winners.