|George Town, 14 July 2018 - Three students from KDU Penang University College’s (KDU Penang) Centre for Pre-University Studies, Derek Cheen Xin Hee, Khoo Xin Hui and Mandy Loh Jin-Yu, made it through from the preliminary round into the semi-final round in Science Discovery Challenge 2018 which took place on 14th July 2018 at International Medical University (IMU), Bukit Jalil.|
There were over 60 participating teams competing against each other for the grand prize.
During the preliminary round, the trio answered 50 multiple choice questions (MCQ) online and managed to rank themselves in top 8% among all the participating teams. Then, the students had to answer 30 MCQ in the semi-final round, held in IMU campus, which included questions from selected subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
The students thanked their lecturers from KDU Penang’s Centre for Pre-University Studies for their support and help in preparing them for the challenge.