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THESE days, school leavers know what they want after finishing secondary school and plan ahead to formulate their education plans as well as career choices. But if you’d rather have a plan ready-made for you, DISTED College can help you do so.

DISTED College is known as the pioneer Pre-University programmes provider in the Northern Region educational market.

Since 1987, DISTED College has offered high-quality courses that prepare students for cutting-edge careers not only for today’s industrial world, but those of tomorrow.

The college offers two options of Pre-U programme for school leavers, the Cambridge A-Level and the South Australia Matriculation (SACE), both Pre-U programmes are internationally recognised pathways to universities worldwide. Both Pre-U programmes are available in 12-month and 18-month duration to cater to students’ different learning needs and pace.

As part of efforts to meet the manpower requirement of today’s market, the college is to introduce the DISTED Japanese Transfer Programme (DISTED JTP), the first of such transfer programmes between a Malaysian private college and Japanese tertiary institutions.

This unique programme allows school leavers to advance their undergraduate studies in Japan. DISTED has also established a DISTED JTP scholarship and bursary award fund to further encourage prospective students to pursue the programme.

Beside Pre-U programmes and DISTED JTP, the college also offers diploma studies which come with a dual award qualification, presenting students with not one, but two diplomas. Diploma studies are available in accounting, business, computing, engineering, creative multimedia and hospitality management.

In conjunction with DISTED celebrating its 30-year anniversary of establishment, the college has also established a Full Scholarship programme for successful applicants. The scholarship covers both tuition fees and MPU fees. School leavers who passed their SPM/IGCSE with flying colours are encouraged to apply.

Other DISTED scholarships and bursary awards include The Wawasan Education Foundation Award and the Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust Award, The DISTED Merit Award, The DISTED Degree Award, The DISTED President’s Scholar Award and the DISTED Sport Excellence Award. These awards are based on student academic achievement, socio-economic background and extra-curricular activities to name a few.

To find out more about what DISTED has to offer, visit the college’s open day scheduled on March 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 9am to 5pm. You can also call 04-229 6579 or visit


DISTED College is a premier not-for-profit institution of higher learning, with 30 years of academic distinction, and an alumni base of more than 7,000 students.

As the pioneer of the pre-university studies in Penang, and with recognised and accredited diploma and degree programmes of study, DISTED College provides quality, relevant, and wholesome education to students from all walks of life.

The college operates from two exquisite heritage properties – the Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus situated at Macalister Road and the DISTED School of Hospitality Management located at the Wawasan City Campus on China Street Ghaut within the UNESCO World Heritage City of George Town.