Arus@Alma

Arus is currently in 2 location. It’s main space and office is located in Alma, Bukit Mertajam, Penang. Weekend workshop are held here for the community in Bukit Mertajam.

Our 2nd location is at Selangor Digital Creative Center, i-City Shah Alam where we run the Maker Studio.

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ARUS MAKER ACADEMY

Our flagship program that spans across 8 months to teach students basics computer science, design thinking, project making and presentation skills.

ARUS HOLIDAY CARNIVAL

Our school holiday carnival offers introductory courses on science, programming, robotics, app development, & 3D printing.

M.I.N.D.S

Mathematics, Informatics & Data Science (MINDS) is a free 12-week course focusing on collecting, visualizing, analyzing and solving problems using Python language.

G.E.M.S

Girls in Engineering, Mathematics & Science (GEMS) is Arus’ initiative to get more girls interested in robotics and tech. GEMS is a 10-week free robotics course for girls aged 10-11.

D.A.R.E

Design, Arts, Robotics and Engineering is a robotics programme that revolves around arts and design. Students are challenge creatively and innovatively to see how these two seemingly contrasting fields can complement.

ARUS ALUMNI ADVENTURE

Graduates from our Maker Academy programme are regarded as Arus Alumni. The Alumni will go through a gamified system for them to acquire additional skills in STEAMH (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics & Humanities)

SCHOOL OUTREACH

We run introductory STEM workshops for both primary & secondary school in Alma, Bukit Mertajam. For instance, we collaborated with USM students to bring Karnival Sains dan Matematik (KARISMA) to SMK Taman Sejahtera, where all primary schools in the surrounding district were invited to come over.

TEACHER OUTREACH

We run workshops for teachers especially teaching subjects like Asas Sains Komputer, Reka Bentuk & Teknologi as well as Sains Komputer. The workshops ranges from learning Scratch, Arduino & Python.

CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

Arus actively develops content for all our programmes. Arus is also planning on developing tutorial videos on Arduino basics catering to students and teachers.

ARUS MAKERSPACE

Arus runs a makerspace for the community. Arus students actively utilise the tools and services offered for their projects and activities.

PARTNERSHIPS

Since 2016, Arus Academy has partnered with Penang Science Cluster to establish a Penang Science Cafe or PSC@Alma. PSC@Alma was launched by the Chief Minister of Penang, Yang Amat Berhormat Lim Guan Eng on the 17th of December 2016. Arus runs PSC programmes for the public on the weekends and during the school holidays.