9 December 2008

Swinburne Sarawak to hold open day this Saturday

KUCHING – Career talks by industry professionals, displays and demonstration of student projects, aptitude tests and guided tours of the expanded campus are among some of the highlights of Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus’ open day this Saturday. (Eds:13 December, 2008).

The event starts from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.

The university has invited industry practitioners from the accounting, engineering and IT industries to deliver talks on career prospects in each of the industry.
Swinburne Sarawak hopes that by attending the talks, parents and their university-going children will be able to make a better informed decision on the course of study to pursue.

Meanwhile, academics from the university’s schools of Business and Enterprise, Engineering and Science, Computing and Design will elaborate on the respective courses offered by the university.

Talks by the industry professionals will take place in the morning while Swinburne’s academic staff will have their sessions both in the morning and afternoon.
Each school of the university will have booths to provide course consultation, advise on application and the like.

Letters of offer to pursue further studies at Swinburne Sarawak will be issued to those who meet the entry requirement of the course. As such, students are requested to bring along their forecast public exam results, on the day.

Those who register for a course of study will enjoy an application fees waiver.

Students who have yet to decide on their career paths can take an aptitude test. Using the results of the test as a guide, student counsellors from the university will advice on the sort of course most suited to the student.

For details on study loans, a Yayayasan Sarawak booth will attend to any enquiries.

A guided tour will enable visitors to view the RM110 million expanded Sarawak Campus.

Students’ projects such as robots, go-kart, a submersible remote operating vehicle, civil landscape exhibition and a range of multimedia projects will be on display.
Visitors may take part in interactive activities such as course-based games and quizzes designed to provide an insight into the programmes offered by the university.

Media Enquiries

David Teng
Assistant Manager, Industry and Alumni Engagement

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