XOX Bhd and VMR Three have partnered with the Ministry of Higher Education to launch MYSISWA, a comprehensive digital learning ecosystem for students at IPTA nationwide, offering telecommunication services, e-commerce, smart vending machines, an e-wallet feature, and an entrepreneur development program. The collaboration seeks to enhance the students’ learning lifestyle, offering convenience, rewards, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
31 July 2023 – In a landmark collaboration, XOX Bhd (XOX) and VMR Three Sdn Bhd (VMR3) have forged a strategic partnership with The Ministry of Higher Education to introduce a game-changing digital learning ecosystem known as MYSISWA. This groundbreaking initiative aims to revolutionize the academic journey for students at Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi Awam (IPTA) nationwide by providing a one-stop platform for various services, fostering entrepreneurship skills, and integrating social responsibility elements.
The partnership was formalized through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the three key stakeholders, marking a momentous step towards enhancing the digital learning lifestyle of the MYSISWA communities.
Under this collaboration, XOX and VMR Three, together with the Ministry of Higher Education, are committed to delivering a comprehensive lifestyle ecosystem to IPTA students, offering multiple platforms to conduct tasks online and empowering students with valuable entrepreneurial skills. Central to the initiative is the provision of attractive packages for students and fostering social responsibility through engagement with Yayasan Kebajikan Siswa.
Mr. Ng Kok Heng, Group CEO of XOX, expressed his excitement about the partnership, stating, “XOX is truly honored and excited to be a part of MYSISWA, by offering our telecommunication services and knowledge to enhance the IPTA experience in the digital world.” He further elaborated, “The IPTA students will be ushered into the MYSISWA seamless ecosystem, powered by XOX. Besides the excellent telco services, the students will be able to be a part of the comprehensive e-commerce platform, financial services, and also the convenience of getting ready-to-eat food, beverage through the smart vending machines. Above all, the students are going to receive reward points for being a part of the MYSISWA ecosystem, and they can convert these points to redeem vouchers & other rewards.”
MYSISWA is slated to commence its rollout in August, offering a broad range of services catering to the diverse needs of IPTA students. The platform will provide telecommunication packages, a robust e-commerce marketplace featuring textbooks, learning equipment, gadgets, accessories, clothing, and other daily necessities. Additionally, the introduction of Smart Vending Machines on IPTA campuses will grant students easy access to ‘Ready-to-Eat’ meals, beverages, and smartphone accessories.
The digital ecosystem also incorporates an e-wallet feature, designed to facilitate seamless transactions and empower students to manage their finances efficiently. Moreover, a tailor-made entrepreneur development program will nurture students’ innovative ideas and business acumen, instilling an entrepreneurial spirit within the next generation of leaders.
Through this transformative initiative, MYSISWA seeks to create a dynamic learning environment that seamlessly integrates technology, fostering a holistic approach to education that extends beyond traditional classroom settings. The platform’s student-centric focus aims to enhance the overall academic journey, empowering students with invaluable tools, resources, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
As the Minister of Higher Education, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, witnessed the MoU signing, he remarked, “We are delighted to welcome XOX and VMR Three into this partnership. MYSISWA represents a significant step towards nurturing future-ready graduates, equipped with digital skills and entrepreneurial acumen, setting them on a path to success in the modern world.”
The Chairman of XOX Bhd, Dato’ Seri Abdul Azim bin Mohd Zabidi, expressed his confidence in the collaboration, stating, “We believe that MYSISWA will revolutionize the way students experience their higher education journey. By offering a diverse range of services and opportunities, we aim to make MYSISWA a transformative platform that enriches the lives of IPTA students.”
With the collective efforts of XOX, VMR Three, and The Ministry of Higher Education, MYSISWA is poised to reshape the digital learning landscape, empowering students with a comprehensive ecosystem that supports their academic aspirations and personal growth. Through this trailblazing partnership, the future of higher education in Malaysia is set to witness a paradigm shift, ushering in a new era of innovation, entrepreneurship, and enhanced learning experiences for all IPTA students.