One-stop education fair returns in January

PETALING JAYA: The Star Education Fair 2019 will be held on Jan 5 and 6.

Known as a one-stop centre for students and their parents to obtain information about different courses and subjects as they decide on the next step, the fair will take place at Exhibition Halls 1 to 5 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Exhibitors will brief visitors on a wide range of programmes and professional qualifications.

Education and career talks will also be held.

More than 70 exhibitors attended the balloting session at Menara Star here to vie for strategic booths at the event.

The biggest exhibitors at the two-day event are Limkokwing University of Creative Technology and International University of Malaya-Wales, with 18 booths each.

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD) Malaysia Campus (RUMC) and Education in Ireland will be sharing a combined 18 booths.

Asia Pacific University, Brickfields Asia College (BAC), HELP University, KDU Universitiy College, Quest International University Perak and University of Nottingham Malaysia are the second largest exhibitors, taking 16 booths each.

HELP University senior manager Raymond Munesinghe said the fair is a good platform for institutions to introduce new programmes.

“Those who register during the fair will receive a registration rebate on their tuition fees,” he said.

KDU University College enrolment services manager Jess Lee Chai Ling encouraged school-leavers to visit the fair to pick the different types of programmes available.

She added that students who sign up with KDU during the fair could receive special promotions such as fee waiver for foundation programmes, diploma and degree courses.

BAC marketing manager Jayaceva Das said the education fair enables school-leavers to do their “shopping” before they make a final decision on what to pursue next.

Booths are available for interested exhibitors.

For details, call 03-7967 1388 (ext 1097/1541/1505) from Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 5.30pm, e-mail or visit and

The Star Education Fair 2019 will be held on Jan 5 and 6. Admission is free. The fair is open from 11am to 7pm at Halls 1 to 5 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.