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  • Sunday, 13 Apr 2003

Sedaya Open Day 

SEDAYA International College's Open Day which started yesterday and ends today (9am-5.30pm) features career talks in the fields of Engineering, Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Food Science, a seminar on career pathways and a special workshop on video production for those interested in the media industry. The Student Affairs Office will also be conducting career tests. The college will also be open on weekends and public holidays till May 4 for extended counselling hours from 10am to 4pm.  

New science course at Monash 

MONASH University Malaysia will be offering a new Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Bioscience for its July intake. The three-year programme will focus on techniques in tropical medicine with an emphasis on biotechnology. Approved by the National Accreditation Board, the new programme will provide students with a broad range of career opportunities in management, research, education, and specialised laboratory work, both in Malaysia and overseas. For enquiries , call 03-5636 0600, or email: info@monash.edu.my 

Youth leadership training 

THE Malaysian Institute of Management, with the sponsorship of the Konrad Adenaeur Foundation, will conduct the Tun Razak Youth Leadership Awards (TRYLA) Programme at the Royal Malaysian Navy Base in Lumut from May 17 to 24. The programme is aimed at developing highly motivated, ethical and dedicated leaders who will take Malaysia towards achieving Vision 2020. The closing date for registration is April 21. For enquiries, call Nellie Yeoh or Rusnany at 03-21654641 or email scyap@mim.edu. 

Utar writing course 

UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman will conduct a two-day course on Business Writing Savvy on April 21 and 22 at its Petaling Jaya campus. Conducted by experienced language trainer V.P. Mohan, the course aims to equip working adults with appropriate writing skills and grammatical knowledge to achieve functional effectiveness in job-related activities. For enquiries or registration, call Charlynn or Aileen at 03-7625 0328.  

KDU launches staff scheme 

KDU College's School of Hotel and Tourism Management will launch its International Hotel Management Institute International Staff Exchange Programme on April 24 at the college. Culture, Arts and Tourism Deputy Minister Datuk Dr Ng Yen Yen will be present to launch the school's third training restaurant and kitchen, called Connexions. For enquiries, call 03-7728 8123. 

TARC to hold ACCA ceremony 

TUNKU Abdul Rahman College will hold the ACCA Internally Assessed Programme Presentation Ceremony tomorrow at its main campus in Kuala Lumpur. Human Resource Minister Datuk Fong Chan Onn will witness the presentation ceremony which begins at 10am. For further information, call 03-4145 0123. 

6,000 at Inti main campus 

In New Policy Sees Birth of More University-Colleges (Star Education, March 30), the chart accompanying the story wrong stated that Inti College has a total enrolment of 20,000 students. The correct figure is 6,000. The Inti Group of Colleges has a total of 14,000 students. The error is regretted. 

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