Don’t miss edu fair at KLCC

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  • Saturday, 25 May 2019

Representatives from Manipal International University setting up booth the day before the Star Education Fair 2019 opens at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. - S.S.KANESAN/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The two-day Star Education Fair 2019 opens today.

Taking place at Halls 4 and 5 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, it is open from 11am to 6pm. Admission is free.

Mahsa University business development unit manager Jess Lee said it wants to create awareness on its programmes and to promote them for its June and July intakes.

“We welcome people to attend such fairs to grab rebates and scholarship opportunities that universities provide at these events. “Mahsa too will be offering scholarships and waivers on tuition fees for people who register with us this weekend,” she said, adding that education fairs are a good platform for students who are unsure of their tertiary pathways.“The Star Education Fair provides an established platform for interaction with interested parents and students,” said Manipal International University marketing and student enrolment head Umar Razzaq.

“The fair’s organised layout, coupled with its attraction to educational institutions, ensures that interested parties have a credible platform to obtain all information and compare facts under one roof.

“The education fair offers ease, accessibility and comfort to visitors,” he said.

The university has a range of scholarships for qualified students, he said, and offers education grants too.

Describing the education fair as an effective venue to gather all information, Umar said it allows students and their parents to see the options available so they can make a deliberate decision.

“Additional talks and workshops during the the fair add value to the experience,” he said.

Students unsure of what to do next can meet experts on pre-university education and representatives from colleges and universities.They will brief students and parents on a wide range of certificate, foundation, diploma and postgraduate courses as well as professional qualifications. Career and education talks will also be held.

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