• new intake 2019
  • Convocation Ceremony 2018
  • Grand Prize Winner for Spotlight by Penang Art District
  • PTPTN 20th Anniversary Short Video Winners 2018
  • Signing Ceremony for MOU between USM and Equator
  • MyQUEST 2017 5 stars College based and Cluster based categories
  • We are now ISO 9001:2015 Certified!
  • Gurney Plaza Fashion Month 2018
  • Joo Lee Gurney Plaza Fashion Month 2018
  • UOB Painting of the Year Awards 2016 Winner
  • MODA Samsung innovation Award Showcase 2016 Winner
  • Tanjong Heritage Competition 2016 Winners
  • Jack Cheoh
  • Goh Wan Ning
  • Equator College 3D Modelling Typography
  • Equator Convocation Ceremony 2016

Equator's Convocation 2016

The 26th Convocation of the Equator College to be celebrated in ceremony on Saturday, 19th November 2016 at Pinang Ballroom, Jen Hotel, Penang.

Penang International Science Fair 2016

Visit Us at PISF 2016

Join our creative activities here at SPICE Arena for a fun & stimulating experience! Witness our 3D printed artwork collection and take some memorable photos with your friends.
Stay tuned as we unveil more surprises coming your way!

  • Industry Advisory Board

Valuable Insight from Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory Board is a valuable resource for the School of Art, Media & Design and Built Environment, providing strategic planning and program development insights and unique industry perspectives can be improved and further developed.

  • UOB Painting of the Year Awards Ceremony 2016

UOB Painting of the Year Awards 2016 Winners

Congratulations, Leow Xu Jia (Diploma in Fine Art) for winning Gold in the recent UOB Painting of the Year 2016. She won the place in the Emerging Artist Category and it is her second national triumph this year!

  • Tanjong Heritage Competition Awards Ceremony 2016

Tanjong Heritage 2016 Winners

Equator students did it once again in the national-level Tanjong Heritage 2016 competition! Congratulations to Leow Xu Jia (1st prize Mix Media), Chong Jun Jie (3rd prize Oil/ Acrylic & Consolation prize Water Colour), Lim Czen Yee (Consolation prize Oil/ Acrylic) and Tan Jia Wen (Consolation prize Charcoal/ Pencil/ Ink).
Kudos in your great effort and you have made all of us proud!

  • PAMNC 2016

PAMNC World Architecture Day 2016

The PAM Northern Chapter World Architecture Day 2016 Exhibition was held at St Jo's Level 1, Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang. Selected architectural design works from students from our college was put on display to inspire future architects and to highlight the importance of the architectural field as a whole.
The World Architectural Day's main focus is not primarily on architects but aimed at promoting interests in architecture amongst public and students. The main purpose of the event is to inspire fellow members and public on this year's theme "Design a Better World".

  • Taiwan Edu-Tour 2016

Equator Staff & Students Edu-Tour

A 3-day edu-tour to strengthen on the collaboration between MingDao University and Equator College, credit transfer from Equator's Diploma to MDU degree and attending the Taiwan National Skill Competition.

  • MODA Samsung Innovation Award Showcase 2016

MODA Samsung Innovation Award Showcase 2016

Equator College's Diploma in Fashion Design Technology students participated in the yearly most exciting fashion event, the MODA Samsung Innovation Award 2016.
The competition is open to all fashion enthusiasts age 21 – 28 years old. Mentored by Ms. Gillian Hung (MODA President) and Mr. Sonny San (MODA Vice President, managing director of Eclipse), contestants has to present their ideas through process of discussions & critiques of their designs with mentors.
3 Equator students made it to the final round out of 12 finalists. Gavin Tan Jia Wei emerged as the award winner, now known as one of the recipient of MODA Samsung Innovation Award 2016.
Last year, Gavin Tan Jia Wei and Brendan Chan Chee Kean were the finalists for MODA Samsung Innovation Awards 2015.
President & Vice President of MODA applauded and feedback to us that Gavin has flourished and they are proud of his achievement. Both Gavin Tan and Brendan Chan's work are now being exhibited together with Malaysian Fashion Designers at the biggest fashion exhibition. This exhibition features a total of 50 well-known Fashion Designers at Publika Solaris, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Batch 138 Hi-Light Graduation Showcase

Hi-Light! Graduation Showcase

"Hi Light" celebrates the excitement of the graduating creative enthusiasts, who came together since August 2013.
H! Light welcomes you to unearth new possibilities and bring awareness in Art and Design!
Everyone is invited to the showcase at Ground Floor, Island Plaza, Penang. The artwork will be on display from 26th - 28th August 2016 from 10:00am - 9:00pm.
The opening ceremony is on 26th August 2016 (11:00am). Admission is Free!

  • Mark Sussman MDU Lecturer

Visiting Lecturer from MingDao University

Students from Fashion Design Technology had an opportunity to learn and share with Mark Sussman, a guest lecturer from Ming Dao University Taiwan.

Global Speaker Series 2016

University of Tasmania Australia Visit

A warm welcome to Prof. Kirsten Orr (Head of Architecture & Design) from University of Tasmania and Pang Lim (In-Country Manager) from International Student Recruitment Malaysia/ Singapore.

  • ZIDS interior firm visit

ID Design & Manufacturing Site Visit

Third year Interior design students visited ZIDS Design firm and furniture manufacturing plant recently. Their recent awards were Penang Furniture Exhibition 2016 for "The Best Booth Design".
During the visit, students were exposed to various design approach and experienced varieties of new environment concepts.
Head of Department, Mac Tan said that this visit inspired his students in understanding the importance of the design, process and the furniture design development, and how good concept and furniture design shape our lives. He believes that these kinds of experiences and exposures will enhance the students' knowledge and creativity.

August New Intake 2016

August New Intake in Progress

Your creative journey starts here! We are extending our opening hours through out the month of July! We are ready to guide you through the programmes we offer, financial aid options, degree study opportunities with our partner universities, career prospects and everything else you need to know to start your journey as a proud Equator Student!
We are open: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 6:00pm) & Saturday - Sunday (10:00am - 5:00pm)
Call us at +(6)04-2615 116, 2265 116 for more information.

  • Relay for Life 2016

Relay for Life 2016

Relay for Life 2016 - Hope everyone had a blast (and crazy time :) ) because we definitely did! Stay tuned for more photos and tag your friends too!

Decoding the Charm

DECODING THE CHARM | Fine Art Exhibition

Come and join us for a 10-day Fine Art Exhibition - "Decoding The Charm" from 19th to 29th July 2016 at Performing Arts Centre of Penang (PENANGPAC), Straits Quay, Penang.
12 inspiring artists were Sharifah Nadhirah, Leow Xu Jia, Lim Czen Yee, Ang Ee Lyn, Yap Ley Min, Ng Tze Tsong, Lai Chia Xin, Chong Wan June, Ong Jia Yee, Aizat Amir Ridzuan, Tey Pheng Pin, and Wong Jo Yee.

The opening ceremony is on 22nd July 2016 (7:00pm). Admission is Free! Food and light refreshment will be served.

Decoding the Charm

Artistry of Paper Contest

PaperOne will be at Equator College to open our minds to a world of paper art. Don't miss this opportunity to take photos and unleash your creativity through paper art!

  • Pensonic Holding Bhd Study Trip 2016

Successful Global Brand by Dixon Chew

The college recently organised a study trip to the Pensonic Group and welcomed by Pensonic Group CEO Dixon Chew who presented an informative briefing on the company's history, challenges faced throughout the years and importance of branding.
Equator continually build good relationships with established and emerging companies through its Value Corporate Partners network in working together to hire, mentor and collaborate for the benefits of its students and graduates.

MOU MingDao University

MOU Between MingDao University & Equator College

With this memorandum of understanding, both parties hope that it will open up better future educational prospects for students, through partnership degree programmes with MingDao University, twinning degree programmes between both institutions and further collaborative efforts to provide better quality tertiary education for students.

Equator Presents The Dreamers Fashion Show

The Dreamers Fashion Show

You are invited to Equator College 'The Dreamers' Fashion Show, happening this Saturday, April 30, 3.00pm at Main Concourse, PRANGIN MALL
Don't miss the opportunity to join our 'Fashion Trend & Styling Workshop' after that. See you this weekend!

Generation Link Awards 2016

'The Future of Education'

Since 1987, Equator College's vision is to be the leading Art & Design college in the Northern Region of Malaysia, providing quality and affordable holistic education. For almost 30 years, we have seen graduates landing on their dream jobs, building families and nurture the next generations.
Architecture students Hoong Qing Hui and Choong Thong began their creative journey with Equator this year. Both their parents who are also our alumni are proud and confident that after all these years, Equator College is still the best choice for them.
The college provides a few schemes such as Alumni / Student Recommendation Program, Family Loyalty Program, and Teacher Recognition Program. For more info, please call us at 04-2615 116 / 2265 116.

  • Blood Donation Campaign 2016

Blood Donation Campaign 2016

To the artist, every drop of paint counts. To a medical patient, the same could be said for each drop of blood. After a week-long blood donation awareness campaign, the students and staff of Equator College, Penang took some time away from their busy schedules to donate blood and to give back to the community. The initiative was led by the Equator College Student Affairs Office, in collaboration with Hospital Besar Pulau Pinang.

Equator Presents Danny Choo

Equator College presents Danny Choo (Culture Japan)

Title: Road To Mirai: How I Built My Brand
Date: 15 April 2016 (Friday) | Time: 11am
Venue: Leith Street Campus Gallery, Equator College.
Kindly RSVP to Ms. Cindy Leow at cindyleow@equator.edu.my with your full name, student ID, and contact number latest by Thursday 14 April, 3.00pm.
Seats are limited to first come first serve only. See you! すごい!

  • HYPE Fashion Show 2016

HYPE Fashion Show @ Gurney Plaza 2016

Emerge yourself in the most stylish trend for HYPE Ready to Wear Fashion Show at Gurney Plaza. Everyone is welcomed, dress to impress and see you there! Be mesmerized by the exquisite fashion exhibition at New Wing, Ground Floor from 8 - 10 April 2016. Call us at 04-2615116 for more info.

Phuket Education Fair

Bee-Creative Graduation Showcase 2016 for Class 133

Bee-Creative Graduation Showcase features works by 53 graduates in their selected field, namely Graphic and Multimedia Design, Digital 3D Animation, Interior Design, Architectural Technology, Fine Art and Fashion Design Technology.

Everyone is invited to the showcase at Convention 33 Prangin Mall (Basement), Penang. The artwork will be on display from 25th - 27th March 2016 from 11:00am - 9:00pm.
The opening ceremony is on 25th March 2016 (11:00am). Admission is Free!

  • Star Education Fair 2016
  • Star Education Fair 2016
  • Star Education Fair 2016
  • Star Education Fair 2016
  • Star Education Fair 2016

Star Education Fair 2016

We always give our best in breaking through creatively and standing out among all. So, we really are excited about Star Education Fair this weekend! Spot our unique booth there and let's have a chat!
Special deal for new students! SPM Achiever Awards, scholarship and financial aid available. Call us at 04-2615116 for more info.

  • TAM
  • TAM
  • TAM
  • TAM
  • TAM

MOU Between Technological Association Malaysia (TAM) & Equator College

On 24th February 2016, a signing ceremony was held in reference to the MOU between the Technological Association Malaysia and Equator College.
Equator has become the first college in Penang, Malaysia to sign the MOU and the students of Equator can now join as the member of TAM while enjoying the benefits.
Now, Equator students can stay connected to the industry and recognized being a member of a renowned technological NGO recognized locally and regionally (ASEAN).

Phuket Education Fair

Meet us at Learn for Life Exhibition 2016, Phuket Thailand

January 2016 New Intake

Enrol Now for January 2016 New Intake - Diploma Preparatory Class

Join now for our Drawing and Personal Development classes to gain an early head start for your creative skill set and college life. Feel free to visit our campus and our education counselor will assist you to understand more about our Built Environment, Art & Design programmes, further education pathways, PTPTN loan, scholarships, career opportunities and financial aid.
Call 04-2615116 / 2265116 or visit www.equator.edu.my to find out more.