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Yang Yang (right, seated) with other scholars sharing their work experience from various projects in the Group

Setting the right path for undergraduates

26 March 2017

MANY corporations give out tertiary education scholarships as a way to “give back to society” but for some others, it goes a little deeper than a mere CSR initiative.

A good read: Visitors renewing their subscriptions at The Star’s counter.

Reader: The Star is my family’s choice

26 March 2017

GEORGE TOWN: The Star has been the family newspaper for Quah Siew Ai, 51, and her husband Phan Yeow Lin, 58, for 20 years.

Grand feeling: (From right) Kim Seng, Tham and Louis showing off their Spin & Win prizes.

Father and son strike it lucky

26 March 2017

GEORGE TOWN: A quality assurance executive and his son won grand prizes in the Star Education Fair 2017’s Spin & Win Contest.

It’s your poor attitude, youths told

26 March 2017

GEORGE TOWN: Fresh graduates cannot find jobs after completing their studies because they have attitude problems.

Students performing during the launch of the Sierra Leone campus - Photo courtesy of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology

A Malaysian university sets up a branch campus in Sierra Leone

26 March 2017

SIERRA Leone is a country of contrasts; along its coastline, one can see white, sandy beaches that go on and on; up on the hills, the view is dominated by green, lush forests, while the view of the centre of its capital, Freetown, is dominated by reddish-brown sand and dust.

SIM University has been renamed Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) from March 17. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

Varsity renamed

26 March 2017

SIM University (UniSIM) has been renamed the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).

Prof Tan will start his new role from July 1. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

New president named

26 March 2017

HISTORIAN Tan Tai Yong has been named the new president of the Yale-NUS College.

Daryl with his prized golf bag emblazoned with a Singapore flag. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

Suits him to a tee

26 March 2017

EVERY morning, Daryl Low Meng Tiang, 12, wakes up to the sight of a handcrafted poster, picturing himself golfing for Singapore, hanging on his bedroom door - reminding him of his ultimate goal to win an Olympic medal in the sport.

Prof Zaleha says women make up more than half of the academic workforce at IIUM.

Lawyer turned academic

26 March 2017

PROF Datuk Seri Zaleha Kamaruddin became the first female rector of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in August 2011.

Popular event: It was a full turnout at the Star Education Fair at SPICE Arena in Penang.
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Big turnout at education fair

26 March 2017

GEORGE TOWN: Eager students and parents gathered at the entrance of the SPICE Arena two hours before the Star Education Fair 2017 opened at 11am.

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