Seek info at college open days


  • Education
  • Sunday, 23 Nov 2003

With the SPM and STPM examinations coming to an end, the time has come for school leavers to seriously think about what they want to do with the rest of their lives. 

Prospectuses and websites might you the basic information you need about choosing the right field, programme and college or university. Still, nothing beats first-hand information. This is best obtained by visiting the colleges and talking to lecturers and senior students during Open Day. StarEducation has compiled a list of College Open Days that will be held in the coming weeks. So mark your calendar these dates on your calendar. 

 

TAYLOR’S COLLEGE 

Date: Nov 28, 29 & 30 

Time: 10am-4pm Venue: Taylor's College, Subang Jaya, 1, Jalan SS 15/8, Subang Jaya. 

Tel: 03-5636 2641 Highlights: 30 November: external speakers on various topics 

       - Computing by Alan Leary from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia        - Careers in Pharmacy by Prof. Peter Pook from the International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia  

       - Life After Law School by Mr. S. Nantha Balan, Advocates & Solicitors        - Medicine in the New Millennium by Dato' Dr. P. Kandasami from IMU, Malaysia  

OLYMPIA COLLEGE 

Date: Nov 29  

Time: 10am-5pm 

Venue: Olympia Colleges nationwide. 

Tel: 03-2050 3638 

Highlights: Career talks and tour of campus 

 

PRIME COLLEGE, BUKIT MERTAJAM 

Date: Nov 27 & 28  

Time: 9am-5pm 

Venue: PRIME College Bukit Mertajam G-45 The Summit BM Plaza & Level 8, Wisma Summit No. 566, Jalan Arumugam Pillai, Bukit Mertajam. 

Tel: 04-537 0020 

Highlights: Career talks and tour of campus 

 

SYSTEMATIC COLLEGE 

Date: Nov 29 Time: 2.30-4pm Venue: Systematic College Kuala Lumpur 33-35, Jalan Hang Lekiu, Kuala Lumpur. 

Tel: 03 – 2070 2078 

Highlights: Preview on MBA from University of Sunshine Coast, MBA (IB) from University of Southern Queensland, and DBA from University of Newcastle. 

 

Date: Nov 29 & 30  

Time: 10am-4pm  

Venue: Systematic College Petaling Jaya, 10-18 Jalan SS2/61, Petaling Jaya. 

Tel: 03-7875 7118 

Highlights: “No Apologies: The Truth about Life, Love and Sex” – talk by Focus on the Family Malaysia. 

“Exercise your Creativity” - talk by Lim Meng Hsiang 

 

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY 

Date: Nov 29 

Time: 3pm 

Venue: International Medical University Sesama Centre, Plaza Komanwe Bukit Jalil ,Kuala Lumpur Tel : 03-8656 7228 

Highlights: Talk on “How to Prepare Yourself for Medicine or Pharmacy?” and student tours 

 

INTI COLLEGE  

Date:Nov 28 & 29, (Nov 30 at Inti College Subang Jaya only ) 

Time: 9am-5pm 

Venue: 1. Inti College Subang Jaya, 33, Jalan SS 15/8, Subang Jaya, Selangor. 

2. Inti College Malaysia, Jalan BBN12/1, Bandar Baru Nilai, Negeri Sembilan 

3. Inti International College, 10, Persiaran Bukit Jambul, 1190, Penang. 

Tel: 03-5634 3244 (Subang Jaya), 06- 798 2000 (Nilai) 04-644 0138 (Penang) 

Highlights: The Scholarship Unit will be there for three days to discuss scholarship opportunities or financial  

assistance from the college or 

government bodies. 

 

Inti American Day 

Date: Nov 28 

Time: 1pm-4pm 

Venue: Inti College Subang Jaya, 33, Jalan SS 15/8, Subang Jaya, Selangor. 

Tel: 03-5634 3244  

 

For those interested in the qualifications offered by the universities in the US, there will be talks on ‘Getting the University You Want’, ‘Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About’?. various majors, ‘Don’t Go B4 U Know’, which will be on pre-departure survival tips and ‘Taking the Pain out of Visa Applications’.  

 

UK-edu@INTI Open Day 

Date: 30 November 

Time: 1pm-3pm 

Venue: Inti College Subang Jaya, 33, Jalan SS 15/8, Subang Jaya, Selangor. 

Tel: 03-5634 3244  

 

Experts from the British Council will be on hand to talk about ‘Getting a World-class Qualification for the Global Market’ and Premier UK-edu@Inti will conduct sessions on Business, Information Technology, English and Law.  

 

SUNWAY COLLEGE 

Date: Nov 30 

Time: 9am-5pm 

Venue: Sunway College, 5, Jalan Kolej, Bandar Sunway, 46150, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.  

Tel: 03-5635 8622  

Highlights: Talk for parents -” Investing in your Children’s Education” by Prof Dr Noraini Mohd Tamin @ 12:00pm 

 

*Look out for Sunway College’s roadshows across Malaysia from Nov 27 to Dec 15, for details, call 03-7491 8672 

 

LIMKOKWING UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY (LUCT)  

Date: Nov 29  

Time: 10am-4pm 

Venue: 1, Jln SS26/2, Taman Mayang Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor 

Tel: 03-7804 5220 

Highlights: Career talks by industry professionals 

 

NILAI INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 

Date: Nov 29 & 30 

Time: 10am-5pm 

Venue: Nilai International College, 1, Persiaran Kolej BBN, Bandar Baru Nilai, Negeri Sembilan 

Tel: 06-850 2338  

Highlights: Students can get on-the-spot approval for Entrance Scholarships based on their SPM / UEC trial exams or forecast results with a minimum grade of 5As. Students who register on the Open Days will enjoy RM1,000 tuition fee waiver.  

 

UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN (UTAR)  

Date: Nov 27  

Time: 9.30am-5pm 

Venue: Utar PJ Campus, 13, Jalan 13/6, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.  

Tel: 03-7958 2628  

Highlights: Counselling by Utar staff 

 

MILLENNIUM LEARNING CENTRE 

Date: Nov 29 & 30 

Time: 10am-3pm 

Venue: Millennium Learning Centre, 360C Jalan Datuk Kramat 10150, Penang, Malaysia..  

Tel: 04-2283 837 

Highlights: Counselling and tour of campus 

 

 

 

 

TAYLOR'S COLLEGE 

Date: Dec 6 & 7  

Time: 10am-4pm (6pm-10pm on Dec 6)  

Venue: Taylor's College, Subang Jaya,  

1, Jalan SS15/8, Subang Jaya. 

Tel: 03-5636 2641  

Highlights: Hands-on scientific experiments for students such as DNA extraction, polymer making, thermo reaction, architectural models exhibition and self-discovery talks. 

 

Individual Schools:  

 

Taylor's College School of Hospitality and Tourism 

Date: Dec 6  

Time: 10am-4pm  

Venue: Block C, Leisure Commerce Square, 9, Jalan PJS 8/9, PJ 

Tel: 03-7877 9777  

 

Taylor's Business School 

Date: Dec 20 & 21  

Time: 10am-4pm  

Venue: First floor, Wisma Subang Jaya, Jalan SS 15/4, Subang Jaya. 

Tel: 03-5637 1150  

 

CPA AUSTRALIA 

Date: Dec 6, 13 & 20  

Time: 11am-4pm  

Venue: CPA Australia in Kuching, Johor, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang  

CPA Australia, 26th Floor, Menara Tun Razak, Jalan Raja Laut, KL 

Tel: 03 2698 8412 

email: my@cpaaustralia.com.au 

Highlights: Career talks  

 

FTMS –SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING & FINANCE 

Date: Dec 6 & 13 and Dec 8,9 & 22  

Time: 2pm-3.30pm and 10am-11.30am  

Venue: FTMS School of Professional Accounting & Finance Wisma FTMS, No 67-69, Leboh Ampang,  

50100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

Tel: 03-2031 6033 

Highlights: A Free Seminar – How To Become An Accountant Course Outline include : Empowering Yourself to Change & The Shortest way to become a Certified Accountant  

 

PAAC BUSINESS INSTITUTE 

Date: Dec 10  

Time: 11am  

Venue: B7-8 Megan Avenue II, No 12 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, KL 

Tel: 03- 2710 6606  

Highlights: Meet the professional accounting bodies ACCA, MICPA, and ICAEW  

 

BINARY COLLEGE 

Date: Dec 6,7,20 & 21  

Time: 10am-4pm  

Venue: Main Campus, 1, IOI Business Park, Persiaran Puchong Jaya Selatan, Bandar Puchong Jaya, Puchong 

City Campus, 22-26, Jalan Ipoh Kechil, Off Jalan Ipoh, KL 

Tel: 03-80706590 (main campus) or 40418562 (city campus)  

Highlights: Find out why professionals in marketing make good money and how to go places with an international business qualification. 

 

PJ COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN  

Date: Dec 13  

Time: 9am-5pm  

Venue: PJ College of Art& Design, Tingkat 2-4, TWU Building, 21 Jalan Barat, PJ 

Highlights: Innovative and creative Art Bazaars, craft stalls, workshops, exhibition and an Apple Digital Lifestyle showcase 

 

SWINBURNE SARAWAK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY  

Date: Dec 13  

Time: 9am-5pm  

Venue: Swinburne Sarawak Institute of Technology city campus, Kompleks Negeri, Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching,  

Sarawak 

Tel: 082-416353  

Highlights: career talks by invited speakers from the industry The Amazing Swinburne Race” a Book Expo 

 

RANGER COLLEGE MALACCA 

Date: Dec 6 & 7 

Time: 9am-6pm  

Venue: Ranger College Malacca, 

No.2, Jalan Laksamana 1/1, Taman Kota Laksamana, Melaka. 

Tel: 06-2835593/ 98  

Highlights: Games, performances, contests, free counselling & seminar on study techniques, mystery gifts. 

 

THE ONE ACADEMY 

Date: Dec 5 & 9 

Time: 9.30am-5pm 

Venue: The One Academy, 28, Jalan PJS 11/28A, Bandar Sunway, PJ  

Tel: 03- 5637 5510  

Highlights: Live sketching demonstration, experience the thrills of creating 3D animation  

 

SEPANG INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SIT) 

Date: Dec 7  

Time: 10am-5.30pm  

Venue: Level 5, Klang Parade, 2112 Jalan Meru, Klang, Selangor. 

Tel: Toll Free 1 800 88 6293 or  

03-33467100 /03-33430628 for more  

Highlights: Early Bird Promotion - Rebate up to RM1,000, Free one-day workshop on “Exploring Linux”. 

 

INSTITUTE ADVERTISING COMMUNICATION TRAINING (IACT) 

Date: Dec 20  

Time: 10.30am-4pm  

Venue: Institute Advertising Communication Training, No 75 & 77, Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama, PJ  

Tel: 03-77297451  

Highlights: Kancil Awards Presentation Showcase, Corporate grooming “ Dress for success” 

 

ALIF CREATIVE ACADEMY 

Date: Dec 12 & 13  

Time: 9.30am-5.30pm  

Venue: Alif Creative Academy, 5 Jalan 20/14, Paramount Garden, PJ  

Tel: 03-7873 8288  

Highlights: Mind Mapping, Architecture and Interior Architecture Workshops 

 

PRIME COLLEGE, BUKIT MERTAJAM  

Date: Dec 27 & 28  

Time: 9am-5pm  

Venue: Prime College Bukit Mertajam, G-45 The Summit BM Plaza & Level 8, Wisma Summit, 566, Jalan  

Arumugam Pillai, Bukit Mertajam Tel: 04-537 0020  

Highlights: Career talks and tour of campus 

 

ASIAN PACIFIC INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (APIIT)  

Date: Dec 14  

Time: 10am–4pm  

Venue: APIIT Campus, Lot 6, Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil, KL. 

Tel: 03 8996 1000  

Highlights: Career talks and mini showcase 

 

ARK CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER 

Date: Dec 1 & 18  

Time: 2pm  

Venue: Major hotels nationwide 

Tel: 03- 3371 2613 

Highlights: “How to Choose the Right Career” talk 

 

KDU COLLEGE 

Date: Dec 12 & 13  

Time: 10am-5pm  

Venue: KDU College PJ Campus, SS 22/41, Damansara Jaya, PJ 

Tel: 03-7728 8123  

Highlights: Career talks by industry players, ticket redemption for Lord of The Rings – Return of the King 

 

LIFE COLLEGE 

Date: Dec 12 & 13, Dec 19 & 20  

Time: 9am-4pm  

Venue: Life College, Level 6, Bangunan Pan Global, 1A Jalan Tandang, PJ  

Tel: 03-7785 8590  

Highlights: College tour 

 

EQUATOR ACADEMY OF ART 

Date: Dec 15 & 16  

Time: 9am  

Venue: Equator Academy of Art & Design, 7, Leith Street, Penang 

Tel: 04-261 5116  

Highlights: counselling and a free art and design workshop  

 

CENTRE OF ADVANCED DESIGN (CENFAD)  

Date: Dec 14  

Time: 9am  

Venue: cenfad, 24, Jalan Kia Peng, KL 

Tel: 03-2144 7077  

Highlights: career talks by heads of departments 

 

KOLEJ TAFE SEREMBAN 

Date: Dec 15-21  

Time: 9am 

Venue: Kolej TAFE, 31A, Jalan Dato Lee Fong Yee, Seremban. 

Tel: 06-765 2310  

Highlights: individual counselling  

 

TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN COLLEGE (TARC) 

Date: Dec 12 & 14  

Time: 9am-5pm  

Venue: Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak, KL 

Tel: 03-4145 0123  

Highlights: Exhibition of student masterpieces 

 

SYSTEMATIC COLLEGE 

Date: Dec 5-20 Time: 10am-5pm Venue: Systematic Colleges around the country 

Tel: 03-2070 2078 (KL), 04-262 8127 (Penang) 

Highlights: talks on career planning Feng Shui and JobStreet consultation 

 

EXCEL TRAINING & COUNSELLING CENTRE 

Date: Dec 6 & 7  

Time: 12noon to 4pm  

Venue: Excel Training & Counselling Centre, Lot B4, First floor,KL Plaza, Jalan Bukit Bintang  

Tel: 03-2141 4200 

Highlights: Talk by former British Airways & Singapore Airlines cabin crew  

 

PRIME COLLEGE USJ, SUMMIT INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE AND MSC INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 

Date: Dec 17 

Time: 9am-5pm  

Venue: Third and fourth floor, The Summit, Persiaran Kewajipan, USJ  

Tel: 03- 8600 1888 

Highlights: career talks and tour of campus 

 

JANUARY 

 

KOLEJ TAFE SEREMBAN 

Date: Jan 10-18  

Time: 9am 

Venue: Kolej TAFE, Lot 5409, Mukim Ampangan, Jalan Sikamat, Seremban. 

Tel: 06-763 2020 

Highlights: individual counselling 


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