School leavers can choose to study locally or abroad from 70 institutions


The Star’s events business unit assistant manager Leong Yoon Loong (with microphone) briefing exhibitors before the balloting session at The Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas. (Inset) Exhibitors queuing up to select their booths.

The Star’s events business unit assistant manager Leong Yoon Loong (with microphone) briefing exhibitors before the balloting session at The Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas. (Inset) Exhibitors queuing up to select their booths.

THERE will be plenty of options for SPM and STPM school leavers at the two-day Star Education Fair 2019 which will be held at the SETIA Spice Convention Centre in Penang from March 16.

Visitors can check out the various courses and funding options from 11am to 7pm as the fair features 224 booths taken up by 70 local and international institutions.

Quest International University Perak is the biggest exhibitor with 16 booths.

INTI International University and Colleges will take up 14 booths offering variouscourses and programmes.

INTI Penang College admissions and counselling assistant vice-president Patrick Ooi said there are plenty of scholarships and bursaries for school leavers in their programmes.

“We offer a lot of options ranging from pre-university studies up to postgraduate studies.

“We also provide plenty of choices to those interested in pursuing their education abroad with our university partners from the UK, US and Australia,” he said during the recent balloting session at Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas.

StudyExcel education adviser Yeoh Hang Ling said there is an abundance of programmes and scholarships offered during the fair.

Stradford International College admin manager Ranjit Kaur said the university would be highlighting discount rates for the programmes and accommodation this year.

“There are better discount rates for those who visit our booth.”

Admission is free for the two-day fair and visitors can benefit from the education and career talks at the fair.

For more details on the fair, call 03-79671388 ext 1097/1541/1505.