Aussies are com­ing to town

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aUS­TRALIAN in­sti­tu­tions ed­u­cate more than 400,000 in­ter­na­tional stu­dents ev­ery year. For many, the most pow­er­ful lure is the qual­ity and the di­ver­sity of Aus­tralia’s ed­u­ca­tion sys­tem.

Aus­tralian uni­ver­si­ties are widely known for the qual­ity of their teach­ing and re­search. Aus­tralia’s ap­proach to vo­ca­tional ed­u­ca­tion and train­ing leads the world in in­no­va­tion and qual­ity.

Study­ing in Aus­tralia en­cour­ages cre­ative, in­no­va­tive and in­de­pen­dent think­ing. Stu­dents learn the es­sen­tial skills re­quired for ef­fec­tive team­work in­clud­ing com­mu­ni­cat­ing with oth­ers and de­vel­op­ing abil­i­ties to be­come global lead­ers.

As the world’s largest in­ter­na­tional stu­dent place­ment provider co-owned by Aus­tralian uni­ver­si­ties and also a co-owner of IELTS, IDP has as­sisted more than 300,000 in­ter­na­tional stu­dents ful­fil their goal of an over­seas ed­u­ca­tion for more than 40 years. IDP has a net­work of over 80 in­ter­na­tional stu­dent place­ment cen­tres, lo­cated in more than 25 coun­tries.

IDP Malaysia will be host­ing the ma­jor Aus­tralian ed­u­ca­tion event, “Study in Aus­tralia Ex­hi­bi­tion 2014” on March 7 to 18 in Jo­hor Baru, Pe­nang, Ipoh, Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Kuch­ing and Kota Kin­a­balu.

IDP Malaysia has in­vited rep­re­sen­ta­tives from Aus­tralia’s top uni­ver­si­ties and higher ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tu­tions in­clud­ing the Group of Eight (Univer­sity of Mel­bourne, Queens­land Univer­sity) and Aus­tralian Tech­nol­ogy Net­work of Uni­ver­si­ties to con­duct in­ter­views with stu­dents in­tend­ing to study in Aus­tralia.

Prospec­tive stu­dents who visit the ex­hi­bi­tion will be able to ob­tain ad­vice and gain valu­able in­for­ma­tion from ex­pe­ri­enced IDP coun­sel­lors and in­sti­tu­tion rep­re­sen­ta­tives on ca­reer, path­ways, study ap­pli­ca­tions and IELTS test­ing.

Par­tic­i­pat­ing in­sti­tu­tions will be ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for var­i­ous cour­ses and ap­pli­ca­tion fees will be waived for qual­ifed stu­dents who ap­ply at selected in­sti­tu­tions dur­ing the ex­hi­bi­tion.

Ad­mis­sion to the ex­hi­bi­tion is free and stu­dents are ad­vised to bring the orig­i­nal and pho­to­copies of their ed­u­ca­tion cer­tifi­cates. For de­tails, log on to www.malaysia.idp.

com, e-mail or call 03-2162 3755.

Prospec­tive stu­dents who visit the ex­hi­bi­tion will be able to ob­tain ad­vice and gain valu­able in­for­ma­tion.

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