Curtin Malaysia named Employers’ Choice of Universities in 2024 in Talentbank survey

Miri – 21 March 2024 – Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) has been recognised as one of the Employers’ Choice of Universities in 2024, according to a recent comprehensive survey conducted by Talentbank.

The National Graduate Employability Index (GE Index) survey involved top graduate employers in Malaysia, identifying the universities preferred for hiring graduates.

The recognition marks a significant achievement for Curtin Malaysia, showcasing its commitment to producing high-quality graduates sought after by leading employers in the region. This acknowledgment underscores the university’s dedication to providing students with relevant skills and knowledge that meet industry demands.

According to Talentbank, Curtin Malaysia has been distinguished as one of the universities in Malaysia that has been consistently producing graduates in high demand by employers. This achievement highlights its excellence in education and its effectiveness in preparing students for their careers.

An in-depth evaluation of the survey results also saw Curtin Malaysia standing out among the universities for producing quality graduates in specific fields of study such as Chemical Engineering and Finance, based on its employability rating for various fields of study.

Established in 2010, Talentbank Group is a global award-winning career discovery ecosystem focused on producing career-ready candidates and helping them with better careers, by connecting them with industry leaders that welcome prime talent. This is the second year in a row Curtin Malaysia has been given such recognition by Talentbank and leading graduate employers.

“We are delighted to be recognised as one of the Employers’ Choice of Universities in 2024 by Talentbank,” said Professor Simon Leunig, Pro Vice-Chancellor, President and Chief Executive  of Curtin Malaysia.

“This achievement underscores our ongoing commitment to delivering education that is not only academically rigorous but also aligned with industry needs. We are proud of our graduates’ accomplishments and the value they bring to the workforce.”

He added that the survey conducted by Talentbank serves as a testament to Curtin Malaysia’s strong reputation among employers for producing job-ready graduates equipped with the necessary competencies to excel in their respective fields.

This recognition holds substantial benefits for both Curtin Malaysia and employers alike. For Curtin Malaysia, it reaffirms its position as a premier institution for higher education in Malaysia and the region, attracting top talent and fostering strong industry partnerships. Employers, on the other hand, can rely on Curtin Malaysia graduates to contribute effectively to their organisations from day one, thereby enhancing productivity and driving business growth.

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Curtin Malaysia remains dedicated to continually enhancing its programmes and initiatives to ensure graduates are well-equipped to meet demands of the job market.