These days it is difficult for working professionals to find good options for further study. Balancing studies with work and family commitments is not easy, so flexibility is a key consideration in any programme of study. But even so-called flexible programmes may not be flexible enough.
enter GlobalNxt University, Malaysia’s newest full-fledged university, specifically targeted at working professionals and mobile executives.
The university began operations in December 2012, with its academic headquarters in KL sentral.
It was first established in 2002 in singapore as the U21Global graduate school.
Professor Wing Lam ( pic) is the vice-chancellor of GlobalNxt University.
What’s different about GlobalNxt University is its learning approach and interactive, global classroom model.
students can log into the global classrooms anytime, anywhere so long as they have an Internet connection.
Inside a global classroom, students have instant fingertip access to courseware, videos, lecture recordings and e-library access to over 40,000 journals and 75,000 ebooks.
students will get to interact with other students and their professor through discussion boards and virtual webinar sessions. each global classroom is facilitated by a professor from the university’s pool of over 50 international faculty members from across the globe.
All faculty members have a doctoral degree and substantial research experience and 70% of the professors have industrial experience.
The university currently offers an MBA, Msc in IT Management and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration.
A school of education will be launched next year. For a limited period, scholarships of up to 75% of full programme fees are available for students.
For more details, e-mail advisor@globalnxt. edu.my or call 01116672953. FAr eastern Federal University (FeFU) is one of russia’s leading centres of education and science.
In its new facility, the university strives to combine the traditions of the classical university with innovation across disciplines.
It is also a leading centre for international cooperation in the Pacific region.
FeFU was founded on the principle of integrating two models: the modern research university and the entrepreneurial university.
The new campus on russkiy Island in the city of Vladivostok is surrounded by woodlands and faces a pristine stretch of the Pacific coast.
FeFU has a rapidly growing international faculty, and has doubled the number of incoming foreign students from the United states, Japan, China, south Korea, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Germany and other countries.
The facilities and staff members enable students and teachers at FeFU to conduct cutting-edge research.
students can select a scientific specialty from a wide range of departments and course offerings, such as those under the school of engineering, school of Natural sciences, school of Biomedicine and school of humanities.
The university has created more than 10 international master’s degree programmes. All courses in these programmes are conducted in english.
students who have not studied the russian language can enter beginner level courses at the Centre for russian Language and Culture studies twice a year.
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FEFU is one of Russia’s leading centres of education and science.