• Education
  • Sunday, 14 Dec 2014

Taylor’s open day

DECIDING on where and how to start your tertiary education isn’t easy.

Students first need to understand their interests, passion, skills and abilities.

Start right with Taylor’s Open Day, on today from 10am to 5pm, at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus.

At the open day, you can find out how you can own your future though the Taylor’s Career Profiler and SHINE Programme.

Come and see how our students learn in X space – a technology rich collaborative classroom which facilitates the development of creative and critical thinking skills.

Sign up as a student to enjoy a RM500 tuition fee waiver. Terms and condition apply.

For more information, contact 03 5629 5000, e-mail to or visit

TAR UC open day

TUNKU Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) is having an Open Day at all its campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang and Sabah from 930 am to 5pm today.

The programmes during the Open Day in the Kuala Lumpur Main Campus include academic counselling, career guidance talks, cooking and baking demonstrations, campus tours and more.

For further information, contact the institution at 03-4145 0100/23 ext 227 (Ms Teo) or ext 475 (Rajesry) or visit the website at

Science fun

Develop or enhance a love for science by checking out Petrosains, The Discovery Centre’s wide range of activities for this school break.

Children and their families can explore the “Face Your Fears!”, thematic programme that runs until Jan 4.

The programme showcases the science behind fear and paranoia as well as how we react to fear.

All in a safe and fun environment.

There will be hotspots located throughout Petrosains called “Space”, “Sparkz”, “Exploration”, “Platform” and “Refinery” with activities related to fear.

Petrosains is also organising a promotional campaign tie-up with the Warner Brothers’ movie: “The Hobbit – The Battle of The Five Armies”.

In the interest of road safety education and awareness, the Petronas StreetSmart exhibition will be held until the end of May.

The exhibition is to educate the public, especially school children, through interactive exhibits and activities that simulate real-life situations on the road.

For more information, visit



ST Joseph’s School, Johor Baru is celebrating its 60th grand reunion dinner with their former teachers and students on Feb 14, 2015.

The event will be held at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre at 7 pm.

For details on the anniversary grand reunion do, contact Paul Netto 012 722 5218, Donald Culas 012 711 3992 or Ng Chai Meng 016 794 0335.

Education conference

THE Educational Resea-rches and Publications Associations (ERPA) International Congresses on Education will be held in Athens, Greece from June 4 to 7, 2015.

The conference aims to bring together members of the international research community for discussion about current issues in the field of education.

The theme of the congress is “Interdisciplinary Research in Education”.

Official congress languages are English, Greek and Turkish.

The deadline for abstract submission is May 6; registration deadline is May 15; and full paper deadline June 26.

For more information email

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