More varsities come on board

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 14 May 2016

Booth allocation: Fum (right) attending the booth balloting session which was supervised by Star Media Group event assistant manager ChristineDarlington (left) and event executive Mohd Shahirul Faiz (second from left).

PETALING JAYA: The Star Education Fair will be back next month, with more renowned institutions taking part.

Meet representatives from colleges and universities who will brief students and parents on a wide range of certificate, foundation, diploma, vo­ca­tional, degree and post­­graduate courses as well as professional qualifications.

MAHSA University head of sales and marketing Rachel Fum said the university planned to showcase what it had to offer students sitting for the SPM and STPM exams.

“Students who visit our booths can consult our lecturers on their potential career path,” she said, adding that instant scholarships will be offered to eligible students during the fair.

A total of 80 exhibitors turned up for the Star Education Fair booth balloting session at Menara Star yesterday to vie for the most strategic booths.

University of Reading Malaysia marketing and student recruitment executive Merlye Pan said the university hoped to introduce quality British education to all Malaysians.

“We believe that the Star Education Fair is an effective way to reach out to students,” she said.

UNITAR College sales and marketing executive Nurul Athirah Nizuyir said the university was confident of attracting the targeted market.

Iran Embassy counsellor Dr Abbas Ghanbari said this would be the first time that the embassy would take part in an education fair in Malaysia.

“We want to familiarise ourselves with the Malaysian education market and let students know more about Iranian universities,” he said.

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology will be the biggest exhibitor at the Star Education Fair.

Other exhibitors include Brick­fields Asia College and Sunway University.

The fair will be held at exhibition halls four and five at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 10am to 6pm on June 11 and 12. Admission is free.

For details, log on to To book booths, call 03-7967 1388 ext 1466/1233.

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