Interested in the creative industry? Now’s your chance to explore it. Located in the heart of George Town, Penang, cre8colony is conceived as a first-of-its-kind academic and training center-cum-creative and collaborative workspace that connects aspiring new talents, especially those who wish to delve deeper into the creative industry, with established industry professionals, businesses and resources.
We aspire to foster a supportive community where you can grow your ideas and pursue your passions independently, but not alone. We aim to nurture the next generation of creative pioneers by providing you with opportunities to gain real-world experience under the training and guidance of some of the industry’s most acclaimed talents. In essence, cre8colony is a space where young creative enthusiasts can learn, unwind, and be inspired together.
Friday, 14 April 2017, marked the arrival of cre8colony, a first-of-its-kind academic and training centre cum creative and collaborative workspace that connects aspiring new talents, especially those who wish to delve deeper into the creative industry, with established industry professionals, businesses and resources right in the heart of George Town. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony was held to officiate cre8colony’s collaboration with Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) on unique work-and-study professional certification programmes that also provide students access to real industry projects under the guidance of leading industry professionals. Representatives for the MoU were SUSS Provost Prof. Tsui Kai Cheong and Assoc. Prof. Teng Su Ching, as well as cre8colony’s Founders Jonathan Foo & Angelina Cheong, with Penang Chief Minister YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng witnessing the ceremony.