EduQuest Education Fair in KK today
SANDAKAN: Chinese Medicine course is becoming increasingly popular among graduates who are pursuing their studies at higher learning institutions.
Southern University College in Skudai Johor is one of the institutions offering Foundation and Degree in Chinese Medicine in Malaysia.
According to Southern University College Student Recruitment and Administration Office Executive, Casper Go Wei Kiat, there is an increasing demand for the course among graduates.
He opined that because more people of different races were starting to seek traditional Chinese medical treatment as an alternative to the medical treatment available in the country.
He said that for one-year Foundation in Chinese Medicine, Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) graduates could come from Science stream as well as Arts stream, provided that they achieved minimum five Cs including Science and Mathematics.
Students could opt to continue their studies in a four-yearprogramme of Degree in Chinese Medicine in the same institute, in which they will also be exposed to a practical programme at the university collaborating institution, the Tian Jing Chinese Medicine University in China to earn clinical hours, Casper added when met at the EduQuest Education Fair held at Livingston Hotel, Mile 4 here, yesterday.
The EduQuest Education Fair, participated by over 30 local and overseas participating colleges and universities, started here yesterday and continues today (Dec 9) at the Pacific Sutera Hotel in Kota Kinabalu and in Lahad Datu on Dec 10 at the May Inn Hotel and then in Tawau at the Promenade Hotel on Dec 11.
AAdmission to the fair in Kota Kinabalu and Lahad Datu will be held from 1pm to 5pm, and Tawau from 2pm to 6pm. Admission is free.
The participating local and overseas institutions of higher learning are offering a wide range of courses at the fair. The main objective of the roadshow event is to provide an opportunity for parents and students to speak directly to the representatives from the universities.
The roadshow was specifically tailored for SPM/UEC/STPM/ A-level students and Diploma holders.
Students are advised to bring along their forecast/actual result slips and relevant documents for the on-the-spot assessment, scholarship application and registration.
Scholarship, PTPTN loan and other financial scheme information are also available on that day. Application fees will be waived for some participating universities for students who enrol during the event.
Among the participating institutions of higher learning are Advance Tertiary College (ATC), AIMST Uni, APU Berjaya University College, Taylor’s University, Sunway University, Curtin University, Sqinburne University, UTAR, Nottingham University Malaysia campus, Heriot Watt University Malaysia campus, Nilai University, Xiamen University Malaysia campus, St. Andrew UK, University of Northampton, University of Reading, Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), Help University, KDU University College, First City University College, UCSI, UCTS Sarawak, SEGI, The One Academy, Malaysian Institute of Art, Southern University College, Dika College, Institut Sinaran, JMC Academy, Kolej Laila Taib, Koleh Tafe Seremban, and Camou Studio and Academy Sdn Bhd.
More information about the event can be obtained from EduQuest at 088-238811 or 0168106230 or visit the company’s respective offices or its Facebook/EduQuest.Education.
The EduQuest office in Kota Kinabalu is located at Lot 4, 3rd Floor, Block J, Phase 2A Asia City. In Sandakan at Lot 1, 1st Floor, Block 30 Bandar Indah and in Tawau at One Arena, Jalan Chong Thien Vun.
EduQuest Education Fair roadshow started at Livingston Hotel in Sandakan yesterday and continues today at Pacific Sutera Hotel in Kota Kinabalu.