Equator College | The College for Creative People
  • 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
  • In the Realm of Sin & Despair
  • In the Realm of Sin & Despair
  • In the Realm of Sin & Despair
  • In the Realm of Sin & Despair

In the Realm of Sin & Despair by 5 Fine Art Artists

A collective effort by 5 aspiring fine art students Goh Sheng Jie, Stefanie Subczinski, Teh Jun Yang, Ong Wei Xuan and Ryosuke Sakamoto, showcasing an exploration of human nature. The artists comprise 3 Penangites, a Japanese and a German. For them, the show is an opportunity to display their strengths in their chosen art endeavour; each has their own styles and characters, which makes this exhibition fascinating and exciting. This is a fine opportunity to support and witness the potential of the young talents breaking into the Malaysian art scene.
The exhibition will be held from 29th Nov to 13th Dec 2018 at PenangPAC, 3H-3A-1, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang.

Spotlight by Penang Art District

Spotlight by Penang Art District

Congratulations to Fine Art Miss Yap Ley Min (second from left), the grand prize winner for Spotlight by Penang Art District who walked home with RM5,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition to be held at Hin Bus Depot in January 2019.

PAM Student Awards 2018

PAM Best Student Awards 2018

Congratulations to Archi Student Lim Kang Yi, for winning PAM Best Student Awards 2018 recently.

  • DOTY Awards 2018 - Simon Yew
  • DOTY Awards 2018 - Cherry Yeoh

DOTY Awards 2018

Congratulations to our Alumni Mr.Simon Yew for winning "Best Designer of the Year" and Ms Cherry Yeoh for winning "Rising Star Award" at the 2018 DOTY Designer of the Year Awards in KL recently.

Micheal Ooi

The Most Promising Designer #BFW18

Congratulations to ASEAN Fashion Designers Showcase alumnus Micheal Ooi on receiving The Most Promising Designer Awards of Borneo Fashion Week 2018 and a full degree scholarship.

Micheal Ooi

Vision Petron Art Competition 2018

Congratulations to our Students Max Ooi Zhi Keng, Chua Sun Ru and Izzati Soffian along with our lecturer Ms Tia and Mr Raimi on winning the Consolation Prize in Videography category for the Vision Petron Student Art Competition 2018 in KL recently.
The theme "Rediscovering Culture" was to promote the culture on how Malaysian lives together as a community. It embraces our heritage values, habits and lifestyle.

  • Nando's 2018 YouthReka Art Competition

Your Art ~ Your Story

Congratulations to Fine Art students Miss Wong Joo Yee for winning Consolation Prize (Title "Nostalgia" Fine Art category) in the recent Nando's 2018 YouthReka Art Competition. Selected in the group exhibition included Miss Ruby Lai Chia Xin (Title "Frida and I" Fine Art category).
As part of the Nando's Art Initiative YouthReka continues to support and nurture Malaysia's young talents and express their creativity in the art industry.

Batch 158 graduation showcase poster

You-Nique Graduation Showcase 24th - 26th August

Join us for up and coming graduation showcase on 24th - 26th Aug 2018 at St. Jo's Level 3, Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

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August 2018 New Intake

  • Strokes of Youth Art Exhibition
  • Strokes of Youth Art Exhibition

Strokes of Youth Art Exhibition by 10 Fine Art Artists

A collective effort by 10 aspiring fine art artists and students from Equator College Penang, showcasing more than 50 artworks in a plethora of media’s such as; oil painting, printmaking, sculpture, watercolour and drawing. The artists comprise 8 Penangites, a Japanese and a German. For them, the show is an opportunity to display their strengths in their chosen art endeavour; each has their own styles and characters, which makes this exhibition fascinating and exciting. This is a fine opportunity to support and witness the potential of the young talents breaking into the Malaysian art scene.
The exhibition will be held from 19th to 29th July 2018 at PenangPAC, 3H-3A-1, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang.

  • Artist Alex Leong Watercolor Demonstration Workshop
  • Artist Alex Leong Watercolor Demonstration Workshop
  • Artist Alex Leong Watercolor Demonstration Workshop

Master Class in Watercolor Painting by Alumnus Alex Leong

We are excited to welcome our Alumnus Alex Leong Watercolour Artist graduated in 1991. Learn and discover watercolour skills from the master himself as he shares his experiences and techniques. The event will be held on Wednesday 27th June 2pm - 5pm @ Leith St. Campus. The event is open to public, free admission (limited seating) Please register yourself with Mr.Ricardo / Mr.Khoo (Leith St) & Miss Sim (Amoy Lane).
*Please note that the seminar will be conducted in mandarin.

Penfurnex

Interior Design Design Exhibition at SPICE Arena Penang

Interior Design Department showcasing the graduates and students commercial design projects at SPICE Areana Penang on 1st till 3rd June 2018 in collaboration with Penfurnex.

  • Equator Part-time Course in Computer Graphic Design

Evening Classes in Computer Graphic Design

If you have an idea, how do you turn it into beautiful and effective promotional design?
Join Our Class, Commencing in 21st May 2018, Register Today!
WhatsApp / WeChat Us at +016 488 0415 or FB Message Us!

Scholarship interviews

Scholarship Interviews by Hertfordshire University

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week KL

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week KL 2018

Congratulations to Fashion Design Alumnus Tan Chun Yong, for winning first runner up in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Kuala Lumpur 2018.

Runway Designer Search 2018

Runway Designer Search 2018

Congratulations to Fashion Design Alumnus Tan Chun Yong, for winning grand prize in the Penang Fashion Week 2018 Runway Designer Search by UCSI University.

Equator Fashion Show

Equator Fashion Show 2018 Collection

In collaboration with Penang International Fashion Week - Gurney Paragon Mall 2018.

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall Penang
Date & Time: 15/4/2018 (Sunday) 11:00am
Register & reserve your seat today!

See you on Sunday morning 11:00am at Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang!

Undone Glamour 2018 Fashion Show

Undone Glamour 2018 Fashion Show

In collaboration with Gurney Plaza Fashion Month 2018, Equator's School of Fashion will be presenting a fashion show to celebrate the men and women behind the Malaysian fashion industry. The theme for the fashion showcase "Undone Glamour" is to introduce the individuals who are driven by their passion, creativity and dedication to fashion and their roles in the industry. Special thanks to Gurney Plaza Penang for making this happen!

Venue: Main Atrium, Gurney Plaza Penang
Date & Time: 8/4/2018 (Sunday) 7:00pm

Thank you for your overwhelming response, the online registrations are closed! See you on Sunday evening at Gurney Plaza!

emerge graduation showcase

Emerge Graduation Showcase 2018

"If you enter the dark side of life, and come through it , you emerge with more strength and passion." ~ Nicole Kidman
Join the journey of batch 153 as they emerge themselves from art student to future designer with burning passion to shine.

#PressforProgress Mural Painting Competition 3rd Prize

#PressforProgress Mural Painting Competition!

Congratulations, to 1st year students Yeoh Yi Wei, Lim Yee Qi, Teoh Wei Mei, Lee En Qi, Ceirne Ong and Ang Mi Huan for winning 3rd in the recent "#PressforProgress Mural Painting Competition" in conjunction with International Women's Day. The event is jointly organised by Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Women Centre for Change (WCC).

  • PTPTN Short Video Competition 20th Anniversary 1st Prize
  • PTPTN Short Video Competition 20th Anniversary 1st Prize

PTPTN 20th Anniversary Short Video Winners!

Congratulations, to 3D Animation and Graphic & Multimedia Design first year students Ternia Choong, Ooi Zhi Keng, and Chua Sun Ru for winning Gold in the recent national short video competition "Pertandingan Video Pendek 20 Tahun PTPTN".

  • MOU between USM and Equator

MOU between Universiti Sains Malaysia and Equator College

Get excited! A historical moment for Equator as we have on 6th March 2018 become the first private college to collaborate with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to offer the Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree. This is our first step towards making quality bachelor degree programmes in the field of built environment available to local and international students who are keen to further their education in illustrious Penang.

  • MarCom

Finance Planning and Entrepreneurship Workshop

If you are about to start a new business, budgeting, stock market, raise fund. Here, at Equator College MarCom students organised the Professional Practice in Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship Workshop. An opportunity for the students and staff to learn about entrepreneurship, budgeting and current business environment. Our speaker Mr.John Ng NinYii, CEO & Founder of the YES Wealth Planner Sdn Bhd shared his business insight and experiences.

  • Face to Face Photography Seminar from China 2018

"名家面对面"摄影講座会 Face to Face Photography Seminar from China

Equator College is excited to welcome Master photographer Xie DaCai 人文摄影大师謝大才 and Xiao Ge 自然生态摄影大师肖戈 from China for their first photography seminar in Malaysia at our Leith St. Campus. Learn and discover world class photography skills from the master themself as they shares their experiences and creative techniques behind the camera.

Event will be held at Monday, 29th January @ Leith St. Campus from 7:15pm - 9:30pm. The event is open to public, reserved your Free seats now!. The project is in collaboration with the Photographic Society of Penang.
*Please note that the seminar will be conducted in mandarin.

  • The 3R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) CSR Project Partnerships

The 3R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) CSR Project Partnerships

The beginning of new year brings Equator an opportunity for a new start with Mural Painting Project for Penang Chinese Girls Primary School with the aim of contributing to the creation of a recycling-oriented society, with the support from enthusiastic group of Parent Association. Their initiative and collaboration with the school principal and teachers to beautify the unused area became educational area to nurture the young mind. The project also enhance the student-teacher-parent relationship and children development both at home and at school.