The PADI Scholarship Program offers PADI diver training programs to people who would otherwise be limited to accessing these opportunities. It aims to create life changing employment prospects while fostering conservation-minded ocean ambassadors. Written by Sari and Roy, PADI Scholarship recipients. Becoming PADI Divemasters is transforming our lives. The AquaMarine […]Read more ›
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PADI is looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) running from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July in Kuala Lumpur. We will be front at centre on booth A35 & A36 along with over 50 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts! Now in its 11th year, MIDE is gaining momentum. […]Read more ›
This is the final installment of our 50th Anniversary series – PADI Through the Decades. You can get caught up here: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s. Today, PADI is going stronger than ever. The 2010s have especially seen a strong focus on the community, with Tec and Rec finding common […]Read more ›
Ocean Attack: An ethological perspective on society’s methods of responding to shark attacks in Australia. By Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor In response to recent shark attacks in Australia, I am writing to provide a professional perspective on why baiting and killing sharks on drum-lines is […]Read more ›
Syed Abdul Rahman Syed Hassan shares his passion for the underwater world with Malaysia Airports Convergence Magazine.
Kids Scuba founder and veteran diver, Syed Abdul Rahman Syed Hassan, recently recounted his passion for the underwater world to Malaysia Airports Convergence Magazine. “What got me into diving, 26 years ago, is that I used to travel and snorkel, seeing the beauty of the underwater realm. Snorkelling was only […]Read more ›
Drew Richardson, PADI President and Chief Executive Officer, Danny Dwyer, PADI Asia Pacific Vice President, Hans Ullrich, PADI Asia Pacific Regional Manager, and Paul Lim, Pro Dive Cairns General Manager, joined the lucky 150,000th student, Felix Tam, and his PADI Instructor, Simon Daxer, on the Pro Dive Cairns boat to […]Read more ›