HOD EFY’s Message

Greetings and welcome to all the aspirant future engineers to Engineering First Year (EFY), Faculty of Engineering & Science, Curtin University Malaysia.  It is the place where you will be acquainted with technical and personal skills to compete with world-class graduates upon graduation.

The first year of university is perhaps one of the most important and pivotal years of your educational journey. It is an imperative time for all the students. It is also a year that shapes your future permanently. Therefore, I urge you to take EFY very seriously and to know that we are very keen on retaining you and doing all we can to avoid losing you.

EFY provides a common year for students of various disciplines to learn and interact. We also provide many academic services and support for EFY students, such as academic advising, clinics, and awareness program to facilitate student success. We also work closely with the Office of Learning and Teaching to provide academic support to students. We feel proud to provide quality education to students through well-qualified faculty and staff, excellent infrastructural facilities, digital library and well-equipped laboratories.

As you start your new life at the University, always remember the main reason for you being here is to learn. Besides an excellent learning environment, Curtin University Malaysia also provides vibrant campus life, with clubs and social events where one can make new friends, network with industry professionals and advance your science or engineering skills.

Good luck and hope you will enjoy your study at Curtin University Malaysia.


Dr. Tan Yee Yong
Ph.D, BEng (Hons), CPEng, FHEA
Head of Engineering First Year