A day for prospective students to discover Curtin campus life


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  • Saturday, 18 Feb 2017

Prospective students and parents are encouraged to attend Curtin Discovery Day to discover all they need to know about Curtin Malaysia. — ANSOVINA CHAI

MIRI: Curtin University Malaysia, the largest international campus of Australia’s Curtin University, invites prospective students and their parents to visit the campus today to find out more about studying there.

The event, named Curtin Discovery Day on, will be held from 10am to 4pm at the university’s Heron 1 Building lobby. Admission is free.

Its February/March or first semester intake is now in progress with classes for undergraduate and foundation courses commencing on Feb 27 and March 27 respectively.

Students applying for the first semester intake are eligible to receive complimentary Starbucks gift cards worth RM20 and those officially enrolled with payment made will get AirAsia travel e-vouchers worth RM300. Potential students can enquire with the university’s marketing department for details.

SPM school leavers keen to enrol in the current intake are encouraged to attend and meet marketing staff who will give them advice on available courses and scholarships, career pathways and enrolment.

They are advised to bring along their actual or forecasted results for on-the-spot assessment and application.

Curtin Malaysia is offering an early bird rebate of RM200 to students who enrol for the foundation intake and make payment of applicable fees before Feb 27.

The event will include a ‘Course Counselling Coffee Session’ where prospective students and parents will get to meet academic staff and find out more about Curtin Malaysia’s three faculties (Engineering and Science, Business and Humanities).

Representatives of PTPTN and Yayasan Sarawak will be on hand to advise on study loans and scholarships they offer.Officers from Curtin Malaysia’s loans and scholarships section will also be promoting Curtin scholarships for students enrolling at the campus.

Among the scholarships are the Curtin Malaysia Merit Scholarships for school leavers with outstanding results in the SPM, STPM, O-Level, A-Level and UEC examinations to undertake foundation and undergraduate studies.

In addition, marketing staff will also be conducting tours to highlight its wide range of campus facilities, especially learning and teaching facilities such as the new engineering building, library, auditorium and lecture theatres, laboratories and distributed learning rooms.

Other highlights will be talks by academic staff from the various faculties, including ‘Explore Engineering!’ and ‘Explore Business!’ sessions from 11am to noon and 2pm to 3pm respectively.

Curtin Malaysia Alumni will also talk about their past experiences as students of the campus and their current careers.

Curtin Malaysia offers world-ranked Curtin courses in business, humanities, engineering and related sciences at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as foundation courses in business, arts and engineering that feed directly into the undergraduate programmes.

For details on the Curtin Discovery Day, courses or enrolment at Curtin Malaysia, contact marketing officer Stevenson Tan at 019-885 6076/ 085-443 090.

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