Wel­com­ing po­ten­tial stu­dents

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THE In­ter­na­tional Med­i­cal Univer­sity (IMU) will be host­ing an Open Day on Aug 27 at its cam­pus in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.

The univer­sity is open­ing its doors to prospec­tive stu­dents and par­ents from 10am to 4pm to show­case its full range of pro­grammes, as well as the cam­pus and fa­cil­i­ties.

Those who are wor­ried about not be­ing able to make it to the Open Day in Kuala Lumpur but are in­ter­ested to find out more about its pro­grammes should not miss the op­por­tu­nity to meet IMU’s fac­ulty mem­bers at its Info Days.

The Info Days will start on Satur­day, Aug 26 at both Grand Paragon Ho­tel, Jo­hor Baru and Hy­att Re­gency Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu.

The Info Days con­clude on Sun­day, Aug 27 at Ho­tel Jen, Pe­nang and River­side Ma­jes­tic Kuching. Th­ese Info Days will run from 10am to 4pm.

The Open Day and Info Days will give you an ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­nity to ob­tain first-hand in­for­ma­tion on how the univer­sity’s high-qual­ity aca­demic pro­grammes at pre-univer­sity, un­der­grad­u­ate and post­grad­u­ate lev­els can pro­vide you an en­try into promis­ing ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties.

Prospec­tive par­ents and stu­dents can also chat with fac­ulty mem­bers about life in IMU and seek ad­vice and in­for­ma­tion on a va­ri­ety of is­sues, such as ca­reer ad­van­tages of dif­fer­ent pro­grammes, ap­ply­ing to the univer­sity, fi­nanc­ing (in­clud­ing fees and fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance) and ac­com­mo­da­tion.

The day also presents an op­por­tu­nity to gather in­for­ma­tion on its full and par­tial schol­ar­ships for stu­dents with ex­cel­lent aca­demic re­sults and its 25th An­niver­sary spe­cial bur­sary.

Stu­dents ap­ply­ing for any pro­gramme dur­ing the Open or Info Days can get a waiver up to RM800, ex­cept in Medicine and Den­tistry.

This is an op­por­tu­nity to ap­ply for the Septem­ber 2017 in­take.

Dur­ing IMU’s Aug 27 Open Day, vis­i­tors will be able to get rel­e­vant in­for­ma­tion and also at­tend talks by fac­ulty mem­bers on a range of health­care ca­reers.

There are also talks on “How to Choose a Ca­reer – Based on John Hol­land’s The­ory of Ca­reer Choice (RIASEC)” for those who are un­sure of the pro­fes­sion that is suit­able for them.

Vis­i­tors will also get the op­por­tu­nity to ex­plore the univer­sity and its fa­cil­i­ties as well as get a taste of life at IMU.

Cur­rent stu­dents will be on hand to act as “am­bas­sadors” through­out the day en­sur­ing vis­i­tors are able to take ad­van­tage of the talks, tours and lab demon­stra­tions.

The stu­dent-led cam­pus tour through­out the day gives prospec­tive stu­dents a look at the on-cam­pus ed­u­ca­tional fa­cil­i­ties.

The tour in­cludes all of the main ar­eas of the cam­pus, in­clud­ing the gym, stu­dent cen­tre, cater­ing out­lets, lec­ture the­atres, Clin­i­cal Skills and Sim­u­la­tion Cen­tre, mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary and e-learn­ing lab­o­ra­to­ries, Learn­ing Re­sources, re­search lab­o­ra­tory and in­stru­men­tal room with a tablet­ing ma­chine.

This is an op­por­tu­nity to learn more about the tools and tech­nol­ogy avail­able along with the aca­demic sup­port and ser­vices that the univer­sity pro­vides to fa­cil­i­tate a rich learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence at a vi­brant, di­verse, and in­tel­lec­tu­ally stim­u­lat­ing univer­sity in its bid to help you achieve your po­ten­tial.

■ For more in­for­ma­tion on its Open Day, Info Days or any of its pro­grammes, re­fer to www.imu. edu.my or e-mail start@imu.edu. my or call 03–2731 7272.

Ex­plore your ca­reer op­tions in Medicine and Health Sciences at the IMU Sept Open Day and Info Days.

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