Star Virtual Education Fair on Friday


PETALING JAYA: There will be lots of goodies up for grabs at the Star Virtual Education Fair 2020.

Students and parents will have access to lots of promotions from higher learning institutions from the comfort of their homes during the three-day virtual event which kicks off on Friday.

Hosted by Star Media Group, the online fair which ends on Sunday will see big name universities like Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, International University of Malaya-Wales and Manipal International University offering scholarships and merit awards.

Other highlights include a US$60 (RM243.50) application waiver

and opportunities for full tuition scholarships from Savannah College of Art & Design and four-year entry scholarships from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong has five types of entry scholarships; the honours scholarship; full tuition scholarship along with accommodation; half tuition scholarship along with accommodation; quarter tuition scholarship along with accommodation; and accommodation only.

In addition, for RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus, its Corporate Marketing head Raji Sogamaur said it would offer annual scholarships worth up to RM4mil to deserving students.

“The scholarships are for foundation and undergraduate students. Visit our virtual booth and speak to our team to learn more about the scholarships, ” she said.

The medical university will provide insights into the field and assist visitors in making an informed decision before they opt to study medicine.

Students who want to pursue business and finance professional courses can check out the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) booth.

ICAEW Malaysia Marketing and Student Recruitment senior manager Lim Ming Hsiang said the institute’s experts will share information during the virtual fair on the different pathways students can opt for when studying for the ICAEW qualification.

“The Star Education Fair has seen the participation of many top universities, colleges and learning providers (over the years) in Malaysia.

“Students will be able to seek and find education information relevant to planning their future careers at the fair, ” Lim said.

Visitors can also participate in the live webinars that will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

University representatives will be on hand to provide career guidance during the hour-long sessions in addition to answering questions about studying locally and abroad.

Before taking a virtual tour of the booths and attending the live webinars, ensure you have a stable Internet connection, mobile devices, laptops and a pair of earphones for a smooth time.

Shopee will be giving away discount vouchers for all those who register for the Star Virtual Education Fair.

Powered by education online platform Uni Enrol, registration for the Star Virtual Education Fair is free.

Suria FM and 988 are the fair’s official radio partners.

Log on to http://bit.ly/starvirtualedu to register.

Registration closes on Sunday.

For details, call 03 7967 1388 ext 1505/1097 from today to Friday between 9.30am and 5.30pm, email edufair@thestar.com.my or visit thestar.com.my/edufair and facebook.com/stareducationfair.

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