Miri – 13 March 2014 – Members of the public who would like to know more about Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) and the courses it offers can meet its representatives at the Sarawak Career and Training (SCAT) Fair 2014 from 15 to 16 March 2014, as well as the nationwide Karnival Pendidikan MARA from 15 to 30 March and 5 to 27 April 2014.
The SCAT Fair is organised by the Human Resource Development Unit in the Chief Minister’s Office in collaboration with Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Bumiputera Sarawak (Tegas) and Yayasan Sarawak. It will take place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) from 9 am to 6 pm daily.
The fair will give Form 5 and Form 6 school leavers the opportunity to learn all about academic and technical courses relevant to a range of industries, including the aviation, aircraft mechanics, banking, manufacturing, oil and gas, hospitality, construction, engineering, maritime, plantation, logging and automotive industries.
The Karnival Pendidikan MARA, meanwhile, will be held at Premiera Hotel, Menara MARA, Kuala Lumpur from 15 to 17 March; Halal Park Tambun, Kawasan Industri MARA, Ulu Kinta, Perak from 22 to 23 March; Stadium Sultan Muhammad ke IV, Kota Bharu, Kelantan from 26 to 27 March; and Suria Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from 29 to 30 March.
Curtin Sarawak will continue to be represented at the Karnival Pendidikan MARA throughout April at the following locations: Dewan Majlis Bandaraya Alor Setar (MBAS), Alor Setar, Kedah (5 to 6 April); Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Seberang Perai, Penang (19 to 20 April); and Mydin MITC, Ayer Keroh, Melaka (26 to 27 April).
At the fairs, the Curtin Sarawak representatives comprising recruitment officers and academics will counsel potential students on courses offered, entry requirements and application procedures, as well as scholarships and study loans available. Students will also be able to find out more about its campus facilities and student life on campus, which includes participation in its student leadership and community outreach programmes, and its over 30 academic and social clubs.
Curtin Sarawak offers foundation courses leading to its Bachelor degrees in Commerce, Business Administration, Commerce, Arts (Mass Communication/Borneo Studies), Engineering, Science and Technology, as well as an Intensive English Programme to help students meet its English entry requirements.
It also offers postgraduate programmes by coursework or research in a variety of business and engineering disciplines, including Project Management, Policy Sciences, Accounting, Business Law and taxation, Economics and Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Geology.
For further information on Curtin Sarawak’s presence at the fairs, contact Senior Marketing Officer Manzoor Hayat Khan at 019-818 1839 or e-mail to [email protected]
For more information on Curtin Sarawak, visit its website at www.curtin.edu.my, its Facebook page at facebook.com/CurtinUniversitySarawakMalaysia, Twitter profile at twitter.com/curtinsarawak, YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/CurtinUniSarawak, or Instagram at instagram.com/curtinsarawak.