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Taking your career on a global trajectory with postgraduate study

WHILE some entering the workforce post-tertiary education may be thrilled at the financial independence that gainful employment brings, there are many executives who, after some time, feel the urge to move ahead of their peers and take their career one step further with a career-boosting, postgraduate professional study programme.

Instilling leadership qualities among youths

A 10-day programme packed with indoor and outdoor activities to boost youths’ leadership skills in order to shape the future leaders of Malaysia

(Seated from left) Syed Saddiq, Dr Mahathir and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, and ministry secretary-general Dr Waitchalla RRV Suppiah pose with the students after the launch of the programme.

No youth will be left behind

YOUTH and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman knows only too well the need to produce a larger pool of youngsters who would become future leaders of the country.

Syed Saddiq says the programme focuses on volunteerism, leadership, entrepreneurship, development of character and identity and patriotism.

Public varsities to get tough on plagiarism

PUBLIC universities will get tough on those involved in academic writing misconduct, especially plagiarism and “free riders”, says Malaysia’s Public Universities Vice-Chancellor/Rector Committee chairperson Prof Datuk Dr Nor Aieni Mokhtar.

Flexibility in learning

FLEXIBLE education is the future of education.

Mohd Daud is new IIUM president

INTERNATIONAL Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) has finally named its new president six months after Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik resigned from the post.

Oil and gas giant backs English proficiency for progress

THE youngest of four siblings, Nor Nadhirah Mohd Nor, 18, had always been shy and reserved.

Muhammad Adib Rusydi (middle) with his parents Salina Musa (left), 49, and Mohd Zawawi Ismail, 60, during the award ceremony.

Write it right

THE Star’s Newspaper-in-Education (NiE) pullout is looking for Form Six and pre-university students to contribute essays to our Earn Your Band 6 column.

Kelantan teen to represent country

A Sekolah Menengah Sains Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra student’s confidence has earned himself the honour of representing Malaysia at the International Brain Bee Championships (IBBC) in Korea, in September.

USAPPS makes applying to American varsities easier

THINKING about studying in the United States but unsure of the next step?