UTAR holds virtual open day following MCO


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 19 Mar 2020

PETALING JAYA: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) will now hold its open day online.

Due to the movement control order (MCO), the university said it’s taking a cyber alternative.

“If students and parents cannot come to campus, we will virtually bring the campus to them.

“We will hold our Cyber Open Day from March 18 to April 19, from 10am to 6pm daily.

“Students and viewers can engage in live chats with our staff.

“All open day activities are held online where students and parents can connect with UTAR through a series of interactive activities, ” the university said in a statement on Thursday (March 19).

The Cyber Open Day, it said, allows potential students to register for degree programmes, apply for scholarships or loans, conducts education counselling over the phone and has an intelligent online interface that allows interaction with students, parents and the public who want to know more about UTAR, its campuses and programmes.

“There are virtual booths by UTAR faculties and service units where students and the public can access anytime and anywhere via any devices, including mobile phones.

“There are also webinars for viewers to know more about faculty programmes and study pathways.”

Students can also do an online career guidance test, UTAR said, to know more about their aptitudes in relation to respective job skills and requirements.

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