Welcome to www.vioba.com.my

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viig_viobaclubhouseVictoria Institution Old Boys’ Association or known as VIOBA was first established in 1922 and at that time, they had to rent a building near the school at Rodger Street and is now located near the school grounds since 1954. The VIOBA clubhouse is occasionally used to hold gatherings and meetings among the old boys. vioba.com.my is the VIOBA official web page. This web page serves VIOBA in achieving its objectives – to promote sports, cultural and social activities amongst it members and render assistance to promote the education of its students.

Message from New President

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Hello Everyone,

This is my first message to you as the new President of VIOBA since the AGM held on 20 May 2017. KC Kwek decided not to run for re-election as President, however the majority of the MC were re-elected unopposed to carry out the long then plans that were formulated earlier on. Thank you KC for two terms of hard work and efforts for the OBA and our fellow brothers in VI.

What are the plans of the MC?

Our immediate plans are as follows:

1. Continuity of policies of previous MC in supporting sporting events:

  • Emphasis on rugby and football;
  • Athletics like cross-country;
  • Daniel Shield and Mokhtar Dahari

2. Continuity of the VIOBA series of dinners

2017 – Honouring the Corporate Victorian to be held on 12 August 2017 at TPC Golf & Country Club (formerly known as KLGCC) – Tickets are on sale now!!

2018 – Honouring the Victorian – Scholar, Sportsman & Gentleman
Assisting VI in celebrating its 125th Anniversary (this is a VI event)

3. Mentoring students of VI with the active cooperation of former students and school administration. This will be done in conjunction with VIOBA Foundation and the PIBG.

4. Strengthening the relationship with VI diaspora overseas many of whom are willing to give back to the school.

5. Any other activities that are suggested by members that will benefit the students and school as a whole.

I am contactable at kzaman.vioba@gmail.com for any feedback, suggestions etc. from anyone who is interested in the wellbeing of our Association, our younger brothers and the school.

Last but not least, on behalf of the MC, I would like to wish all our Muslim brothers “Selamat Berpuasa dan Menjalankan Ibadah di Bulan Ramadan”.

Sincerely,

Zaman – President

VIOBA 2017/2019 Management Committee

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Patron
YBhg. Dato’ Yusli Mohamed Yusoff

President
Khairuzzaman Bin Muhammad

Vice President
K. Ganesarethinam

Honorary Secretary
Azizul Khair Bin Mohd Ibrahim

Asst Honorary Secretary
Muthu Kannu Veerapen

Honorary Treasurer
Nik Mohd Sidek Bin Nik Jaffar

Asst Honorary Treasurer
Abdul Razak Bin Jahury

Members
Jagdish Singh Dhaliwal
Farizuddin Bin Aman
Dharm Navaratnam
Ahmad Najib Salleh
Balraj S Pannu
Vince Chong Khin Young
Kishan Narendra Jasani

Honorary Auditors
Syed Naufal Shahbudin Bin Syed Abu Jabbar
Praba Ganesan

Disciplinary Committee
Kwek Keng Chye
Amrul Zeflin Anim
Abdul Razif Bin Abdul Aziz

Notice of the VIOBA & VIOBAF Annual General Meeting 2017

Dear Respected Member,

We refer to the above matter.

Please find attached herewith the following documents for your attention and reference:-

  1. VIOBA’s Letter to Members dated 01.05.2017;
  2. VIOBA’s Notice of AGM 2017;
  3. VIOBA’s Audited Accounts for the financial year ending 31.12.2016;
  4. VIOBA Foundation’s Notice of AGM 2016; and
  5. VIOBA Foundation’s Audited Financial Statement for the financial year ending 31.12.2016.

Thank You.

Yours Faithfully,

Vince Chong – Hon. Secretary

Attachments:

  1. VIOBA Letter to Members 2017
  2. VIOBA Notice of AGM 2017
  3. VIOBA Audited Accounts Year Ending 2016
  4. VIOBAF AGM NOTICE 2017
  5. VIOBAF Audited Financial Statement Year Ending 2016

CNY 2017 Message

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Hi Everyone,

Our VIOBA program this year begins with the Mokhtar Dahari Challenge on March 11, 2017 at the VI green. As always we expect a large turnout for the challenge and we hope you will support the event by turning out to support your batch and catching up. Please contact the organizers for further info.

VIOBA has our special 2017 calendars for sale at RM10, if you buy 10, we will give you an extra 2! Please contact the secretary by mail at vioba.secretary@gmail.com for further details. Supply is limited so hurry!

On behalf of the Management Committee, I take this opportunity to wish all VIOBA members, teachers and staff and Victorians all over, a very happy, healthy and prosperous Chinese New Year. Travel safe and enjoy your holidays. GONG XI FA CAI, XING LIEN KWAI LE!

KC Kwek – President

VIOBA Deepavali 2016

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Another year end is fast approaching and we will start our celebrations with Deepavali first. As always, we take occasions like this to meet our friends and relatives to catch up and renew ties. It is a chance to foster relationships; they always say that on the death bed, the major regret is not spending more time with family and friends.

On behalf of the Management Committee, I take this opportunity to wish all our members and Victorians a very Happy Deepavali and may the light always shine for you and your loved ones! Take care everyone and go easy on the sweet delicacies!

KC Kwek – President

VIOBA National Alumni Rugby Champions 2016!

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VIOBA team led by manager Sahrul Salim (Stok) is the National champion after a hard fought victory of 27-21 over the High School Klang Old Boys Association at the UPM Rugby field on October 1, 2016. This is a great achievement for a team that is 3 years old. Thank you to all the old boys and sponsors for their support!

KC Kwek – President

The Inter-Alumni Quadrangular Challenge 2016

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The Inter-Alumni golf championship is an annual affair played amongst the 4 alumnis namely; Malay College Old Boys Association (MCOBA), Old Frees Association (OFA), Old Putras Association (OPA) and VIOBA.  The event this year was held at the Amverton Gold and Country Club at Pulau Indah on the 25th September 2016 and hosted by VIOBA.

Some 100 golfers played in the tournament and everyone looked spiffy in their new golf t-shirts as seen in the various group photos.

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The eventual champions were OPA leading with a score of 553, followed by OFA with 534 as runners-up. VIOBA emerged 3rd just losing narrowly by a single point with a score of 533 and with MCOBA on 520. Prizes were duly presented by the Patron of VIOBA, Datuk Yusli Yusoff.

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KC Kwek – President

The VIOBA Golf Championship 2016

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The event was held on the 21st of August 2016 at the Amverton Golf and Country Club in Pulau Indah. 42 Victorians met that morning to have a showdown for the best Victorian golfer! The event started promptly at 7.45 am after breakfast with a group photo. Golfers were then shown their respective buggies and caddies and a shotgun tee off started the championship.

As always Victorians competed in a healthy rivalry and in great spirits. However there can only a one champion at the end of the Tournament. He is none other than Dato’ Dina Rizal. Novelty prizes were also presented for longest drives, nearest to pin and nearest to line.

The top 25 golfers were given the first choice to represent VIOBA in the Inter-Alumni Quadrangular Challenge to be held at the same venue in a month’s time.

KC Kwek – President