INTI’s One Malaysia Intercultural Day and Food Fest a Celebration of Unity in Diversity

September 20, 2012

Goodwill and camaraderie overflowed the melting pot of cultures that is INTI International College Subang (IICS) during its vibrant and gastronomic One Malaysia Intercultural Day and Food Fest.


The celebration of multiculturalism on campus grounds drew Malaysian and international students of diverse ethnicities and nationalities; embodying the concept of a cosmopolitan learning environment, with emphasis on openness and unity. With more than 1,900 students representing over 50 countries in its campuses, INTI provides an ideal platform for Malaysians of different ethnicities and international students to learn, work and play together.

Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah addressing students and staff at INTI

Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Higher Education, was guest of honour at the event which saw students of INTI and other schools participating in skills-based and physical competitions and fund raising for an orphanage through sale of local and international cuisine.

Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah and spouse, Datin Norlin Shamsul Bahri (right), are fascinated with the array of food at the Food Fest

He was pleased to note that INTI had started students early on the road to global workplace integration and harmony, and is providing the facilities and resources to greatly enhance the teaching and learning experience. These include numerous programmes and activities as well as the refurbishment of the IICS campus to become a centre of educational excellence that is modern, distinctive, spacious, functional and conducive to teaching, learning and recreation.


“An educational experience at IICS is a rich and fulfilling one. Our passion is to help every student realize his or her potential by providing an ideal platform for them to learn, work and play together. Today’s celebration of cultural diversity with fun activities and scrumptious food is just one of many initiatives to bring students together to cultivate understanding, peace and cooperation,” said Dr Dominic Szambowski, President of IICS.

Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah inspects a model of INTI’s redeveloped Subang campus

Students of INTI benefit not only from the institution’s over 25 years of experience and strong track-record, but also gain from the global synergy and resources that Laureate International Universities provides. INTI is a part of Laureate, the world’s largest private education network with a presence in 29 countries, with more than 60 accredited universities and 130 campuses, serving more than 740,000 students globally.


For more information on events and activities at INTI, please call 03-5623 2800. Information for international students is now available in Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia, Arabic, Farsi and Cyrillic at