Raja Singham Named “Education Man of the Year” By BrandLaureate
Raja Singham, Managing Director and Senior Lecturer at Brickfields Asia College (BAC), received the coveted BrandLaureate Education Man of the Year Award at the awards ceremony held on March 31st, 2015. This award recognizes outstanding educators whose dedication and classroom contributions have greatly benefited the institution and the students they serve.
BAC is recognised as a leader in the field of private higher education and with a student population exceeding 4000, the college is widely acknowledged as the Nation’s No. 1 Law School. Over the past two decades, BAC has grown into a network of campuses in KL and Petaling Jaya offering a broad selection of courses within three faculties; Pre-University, Brickfields Law School and Brickfields Business School.
Raja Singham is an instrumental factor in the college’s growth and phenomenal success. Besides directing strategy and business development, he is also a Senior Lecturer at the college, teaching pre-university students as well as those taking the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP). He has also authored numerous texts and study manuals in areas of Law of Evidence, Land Law, Law of Tort, Law of Contract and The English Legal System. His values continue to help keep the College ahead in providing the best educational experience to BAC students.
Raja Singham’s leadership is not only confined to the education sector but also to the community, local and international. He is renowned for his community and humanitarian efforts as he believes that education should be accessible to all and that it should be administered to serve the wider community. In line with his vision of “changing and improving lives via education”, Raja Singham has been instrumental in developing sustainable educational programmes such as EduNation; a web-based platform that provides free tuition for secondary school children in Malaysia.
Raja Singham is involved in several education-based CSR initiatives dedicated to enhancing the livelihood of women, children, the underprivileged and the disabled. He is a council member on the governing board for the Society for the Severely Mentally Handicapped, Selangor & Federal Territory. BAC, in collaboration with TECH Outreach Malaysia, has conducted several entrepreneurship workshops for single mothers which enables them to be eligible for jump-start interest-free loans for their individual business ventures. Under Raja Singham’s direction, BAC also works with the Malaysian Lysosomal Diseases Association, the United Nations Malaysia Country Team in addition to various orphanages and homes to provide basic necessities.
The BrandLaureate Awards is the first regional brand awards that originated in Malaysia. This is the only branding award that has worldwide recognition. The BrandLaureate Brand Leadership Award is conferred to outstanding leaders who have played fundamental roles in building their brands to be distinguished market leaders.