Tan Shen Yeng

Full name: Tan Shen Yeng
Age: 25
Nationality: Malaysian

Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), 2015

If you were on a scholarship or received awards, please specify what they are?

Jeffrey Cheah Foundation-Monash University Scholarship

If you are working, who is your current employer and what is your role?

Arachem (M) Sdn. Bhd.;  Technical Sales Executive, Biotech Department, Veterinary Companion Animal Group

Why did you choose Monash Malaysia?

For its strong mode of instruction and international exposure

While at Monash, what type of opportunities did you participate in?

Student Exchange to University of Copenhagen, Denmark

What do you love most about your student life at Monash? 

Study-life balance - both academic and sports.

If you are a graduate, have the experiences you have been talking about above made a difference to the way you approach your work and your career?

Being a Monash Student exposed me to international course mates and the student exchange experience has shown me the science community from opposite sites of the globe. Both experiences have broaden my perspective and made me a more confident person in my current career stage.

What is your goal/dream in life, where are you headed to in the future?

I want to be part of the scientific community that can give back to the society. I’m currently applying for a horticultural science master degree program in Germany - looking forward to work in urban agriculture industry in my next career stage.

What is your advice to current Monash Malaysia students? 

Study very very hard but do not forget to enjoy harder. Make the most out of your life as a university student. Good luck and have fun!