Curtin Sarawak Open House events in Miri and Kota Kinabalu on 25 July
MIRI: Potential students interested in pursuing tertiary studies at Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) are invited to attend the Curtin Sarawak Open House events hosted by the university in Miri and Kota Kinabalu on 25 July 2015.
In Miri, the event will be held in the Melinau Room, Level 1, Imperial Palace Hotel from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
There will be course counselling and career and personality tests conducted by the university’s marketing staff, as well as knowledge sharing sessions with the academic staff of the Faculty of Business and Humanities and Faculty of Engineering and Science.
In addition, potential students and their parents will have the opportunity to find out more about financial aid from Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) from representatives of the agency, and attend a talk entitled ‘Knowing You and Knowing Me’ by Jasly Kong, a certified life coach.
Complimentary Hari Raya themed buffets will be served to all attendees. The first 30 attendees will also stand a chance to win attractive lucky draw prizes.
Meanwhile, in Kota Kinabalu, the Open House event will take place in Kimanis Ballroom 1, Street Level, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Hotel from 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Activities similar to those held in Miri will be conducted in Kota Kinabalu.
Curtin Sarawak’s August (second semester) intake is in progress and students can apply to join its foundation or undergraduate programmes.
Orientation Week for the degree programmes will commence on 28 July, while those for the foundation and postgraduate programmes will commence on 11 August and 1 September respectively.
Curtin Sarawak is Curtin University’s largest overseas campus and one of Malaysia’s leading internationally-minded tertiary institutions. It provides an affordable, quality Australian education and a global learning experience in a unique Malaysian setting and the courses it offers are identical to those offered by Curtin’s main campus in Perth, Western Australia. Degrees are also awarded by the main campus.
It has a 1,200-acre garden campus and boasts close to 4,000 students from over 45 countries. Highly-qualified academic staff from some 15 countries further strengthen its international outlook.
Curtin Sarawak holds Tier 5 or Excellent ratings from the Ministry of Education for overall quality and its engineering programmes. It is one of only eight universities in Malaysia granted self-accreditation status by the Malaysian Qualification Agency.
Curtin University, meanwhile, was recently ranked equal 10th in the world for international outlook, and one that is now recognised as being in the top two per cent of universities in the world, having risen more places in the latest rankings of international universities than any other Australian university.
Curtin Sarawak offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, commerce and humanities, engineering, science and technology, in addition to courses at pre-university level that feed directly into the undergraduate programmes. Courses benefit from the input of industrial and professional bodies and undergo regular review.
The accounting, finance, business administration, engineering and science programmes are especially popular. Demand for niche subjects like applied geology, petroleum and environmental engineering is growing.
For more information on the Curtin Sarawak Open House event in Miri, contact Marketing Officer Regine Toh at 019-855 0839 ([email protected]) or Raihanah Izzah at 019-855 0688 ([email protected]). For the event in Kota Kinabalu, contact Marketing Officer Alina Fu at 019-855 5610 or email [email protected]
For more information on Curtin Sarawak, visit its website (www.curtin.edu.my), its Facebook page (Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia), Twitter profile (@curtinsarawak), YouTube channel (CurtinUniSarawak) or Instagram (curtinsarawak).