February 27, 2024

Melbourne Capital Group Directors Invited to Heriot-Watt University Malaysia's 'Driven by Purpose' Campaign Launch

Melbourne Capital Group Directors Invited to Heriot-Watt University Malaysia's 'Driven by Purpose' Campaign Launch

In a significant acknowledgment of their leadership and influence in the finance industry, Melbourne Capital Group's directors, Chris Crowe and Reuben Van Dijk, were honoured with invitations as guests to the Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) campus. Their visit coincided with the launch of HWUM's ambitious 'Driven by Purpose' campaign on February 24, 2024, a visionary initiative poised to redefine the landscape of higher education in Malaysia.

Hosted at the university's Putrajaya campus, the event emphasises its commitment to fostering resilience among students and equipping them with the skills necessary to thrive in the future. The campaign's launch was graced by the presence of Yang Berhormat Datuk Technologist Mustapha Sakmud, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. The Deputy Minister lauded the university's efforts in aligning with the national educational agenda, showcasing a shared dedication to enhancing educational excellence across Malaysia.

Yang Berhormat Datuk Technologist Mustapha Sakmud at the launch of Drive by Purpose at Heriot Watt University Malaysia
Yang Berhormat Datuk Technologist Mustapha Sakmud at the launch of Drive by Purpose at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. Image credit: HWUM

At the heart of the 'Driven by Purpose' campaign are the 'Purpose-Driven Education' initiatives, meticulously designed to cultivate well-rounded, purpose-driven leaders. These initiatives resonate deeply with Malaysia's MADANI vision, focusing on academic excellence and societal contribution. The campaign underscores a holistic approach to education, where students are prepared not just academically but also as significant contributors to societal progress.

A highlight of the event was the 'Educational Excellence: A Purpose-Driven Education' panel discussion, featuring luminaries such as Ms. Sian May, Datuk (Dr) Nora Abdul Manaf, Professor Dato’ Dr. Andrew Mohanraj, and Professor Richard A. Williams. These esteemed speakers discussed the critical role of purpose in education, sharing insights on how a purpose-driven approach can profoundly impact personal and professional development.

The participation of Chris Crowe and Reuben Van Dijk in this landmark event not only highlights Melbourne Capital Group's commitment to fostering educational excellence and societal progress but also underscores their ongoing support for educational initiatives. In the past, Melbourne Capital Group have been long-term partners of Garden International School's THRIVE internship program, nurturing students with a four-week professional experience.

At Melbourne Capital Group, we value the importance of corporate partnerships that align with our vision of contributing positively to the broader community.

As HWUM embarks on this transformative journey with the 'Driven by Purpose' campaign, Melbourne Capital Group looks forward to exploring future partnership opportunities. The synergy between the university's educational goals and Melbourne Capital Group's commitment to the community promises to pave the way for innovative and beneficial collaborations.

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