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More student entrepreneurs by 2020


Dr Yap visiting a booth at the Siswapreneur Showcase 2017. — Bernama

Dr Yap visiting a booth at the Siswapreneur Showcase 2017. — Bernama

THE Higher Education Ministry targets that by 2020, 15% of students will venture into entrepreneurship while they are still pursuing studies at institutions of higher education, with five percent of them having the primary goal of becoming entrepreneurs upon graduating.

Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching said over 60% of students in higher education institutions were actively involved in entrepreneur-ship activities and programmes and three percent had become entrepreneurs while pursuing their tertiary education.

   

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