Direct intake to internationa al engineering degree course es
who meet the entry requireements can now apply directly to studdy engineering at University of Malaya (UM)U for the September 2017 academic year.
Engineering Faculty dean Proffessor Dr Noor Azuan Abu Osman said: “WeW are delighted to offer students an option to study in one of the world’s top engineeringeering schools. We place emphasis on selecting exceptional students, and they will be given the opportunity to be part of our world-class faculty.”
Applications are open to students with A levels, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Matriculation/Foundation Studies, Diploma, Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia and other qualifications which meet the programmes’ entry requirements.
“Our degrees are accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia and Washington Accord, which allows our graduates to gain employment opportunities worldwide,” Noor Azuan also said, adding that the fees for the four-year degree programmes are RM90,000.
UM’s Faculty of Engineering was ranked 35th in the recent QS World University Rankings 2017, outperforming engineering schools such as Princeton (37th), the University of Sydney (41st) and Cornell (47th).
In the QS Rankings by subject, UM’s electrical engineering was ranked 23rd, mechanical engineering, 33rd and chemical engineering, 38th, all within the purview of the world’s top universities.
Details at http://umcced.edu.my/index. php/engineering or contact the Engineering Business Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +6010-239 7979. The closing date for applications is Aug 25. The inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation and Impact Summit, co-hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and THE, starts today at Hotel ICON in Hong Kong. A key celebratory event of PolyU’s 80th anniversary, the summit features keynote speeches and a series of thoughtprovoking panel discussions under the theme, Powering Universities’ Economic and Social Impact through Innovative Research and Teaching. The event commences with a PolyU Showcase today, highlighting the four areas that PolyU innovations have been creating impact on the economy and society, while uplifting university-industry partnership. A series of keynote addresses and panel discussions will cover a wide spectrum of topics, including Universities innovate to address the grand challenges; Translating research into business: turning ideas into impact; Creating and empowering entrepreneurs and future leaders; and Calculating the economic and social impact of higher education. World-class speakers include high-profile innovators, entrepreneurs and policy-makers such as Charles Chen Yidan, founder of Yidan Prize and core founder of Tencent Holdings Limited; Hermann Hauser, co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners; Greg Simon, former executive director, White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force; and Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR government.
Hotel ICON, Hong Kong
Today until Friday