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Career fair

MULTIMEDIA University (MMU) will be holding its career fair from April 1 to 3 at the university's Cyberjaya campus Multipurpose Hall. The fair will be opened by MMU chancellor Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali.

Representatives from local and multinational companies will be available to highlight job vacancies for candidates and conduct walk-in interviews.

There will be talks and workshops, as well as opportunities for students to network with potential employers.

Graduates can also submit their resumes to a students' database, which will be made available to people in industry. For details, visit www.careerfair.mmu.edu.my.

Fun with cartoons

THE Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre is organising a workshop to teach children techniques in telling stories through cartoons, every Saturday and Sunday, from April 12 till May 4, between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.

The workshop will be conducted by Manuela Chaiffi, a teacher and storyteller trained in speech and drama at the National Theatre School in Italy.

For details, call Nala/ Deda/ Lawrence at The Academy @ KLPac: 4047 9060/ 9062/ 9063 or e-mail academy@klpac.com.

Learn Japanese

UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman's Centre for Extension Education (Petaling Jaya campus in Selangor) will be conducting a 30-hour course on Japanese Language (Level One) every Wednesday and Friday, from 7pm to 9pm. The course will commence on April 16. For details, call Yen Yen/ Peter/ Joleena at 03-7957 2818/ 016-2233 563, or e-mail chongyy@mail.utar.edu.my.

Study communications

KOLEJ Damansara Utama will hold a one-day workshop for students who want to know more about studying mass communication at its PJ campus in Selangor, on April 5, from 9am to 4pm.

Admission is free and lunch is provided.

For details, call Melisa Malik at 03-7728 8123, ext 633.

Get creative

TAYLOR'S College Design School is organising Creative Encounters Workshops at its premises on April 12 and 26, as well as May 10, between 9am and 2pm.

Participants will get the chance to gain an insight into the principles and practices of creativity and design in the business world. Those who attend will be given certificates of attendance.

Guest speakers from Inspidea Sdn Bhd and Apple (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd will share their expertise.

Admission is free.

To register via SMS, key in

TAYLORSDS30NAME, ADDRESS, EMAIL and send to 32728.

For details, call 03-7876 3939, or visit www.thedesignschool.edu.my.

Call for sessions

THE Australian International Education Conference 2008 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia, from Oct 7 to 10.

Themed “Global Citizens, Global Impact”, the conference will focus on outcome of international education. Individuals and organisations are invited to submit proposals for sessions.

Those interested have till the end of April to do so. For details, log on to www.idp.com/aiec.

Media and CSR seminar

THE Institute of Public Relations Malaysian Students Association and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)'s Communication and Media Studies faculty will be organising a seminar on “Media and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Case of Malaysian TV Networks” on April 5 at the Dewan Annexe, UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor from 9am to 1pm.

Speakers from Radio Television Malaysia and Media Prima will present various aspects of CSR as practised by the media.

To attend, call Wanie at 019-300 1933, or e-mail mc222br6a@ahoo.com.

Speed reading

UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman is conducting a public course on speed reading at its Centre for Extension Education, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, on April 17 and 18, from 9am to 5pm. For details, call Hema or Joleena at 03-7957 2818, 03-7955 5181, or 016-2233 563, or e-mail cee@mail.utar.edu.my.

Admissions talk

THE Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Club of Malaysia is organising a talk on undergraduates' admission to MIT.

The talk will be held on April 13 at the Royal Selangor Golf Club, Kuala Lumpur, from 10.30am to noon.

Students and parents are welcome to attend.

The dress code is smart casual.

For more information on MIT, application procedures and financial aid, log onto www.mit.edu or e-mail htewe@alum.mit.edu.

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