How People Get Ahead (It’s Not How You Think)

When we think and talk about learning, the metaphors we use matter. The language we employ when we describe how learning works can illuminate the process, allowing us to make accurate judgments and predictions—or it can lead us astray, setting up false expectations and giving us a misleading impression of what’s going on. One of the most common analogies we apply to education is that of a staircase. As we learn, this model assumes, we steadily ascend in our knowledge and skills, leaving more elementary…

List of Authorized Local Universities Offering Pharmacy Course

Date: 31 October 2013 – 7:53am University which is provisionally recognized by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) is allowed to conduct pharmacy degree programme and shall recruit students to enroll into pharmacy degree programme. However, the pharmacy programme which is conducted by the institution will be monitored by the Pharmacy Board Malaysia (PBM) every year until the students graduate and undergo provisional training in order to determine if the institution is qualified for a Provisional / Full recognition by PBM. After obtaining a Provisional / Full recognition by PBM,…

Malaysian Medical Council – Student Reference

Pursuant to the Medical Act 1971, ‘internship’ is a period of structured supervised practical training AFTER graduation. Section 13(2)  of the Medical Act 1971 dictates that fresh medical graduates shall undergo further training for the purpose of obtaining experience as a house officer which includes four months posting in Surgery, orthopaedics, medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology and A&E. The noble aim of internship training is to provide fresh graduates with an educationally sound experience that professionalizes new medical graduates not only with appropriate knowledge, skills and experience…

Surya College

Surya College, nestled at the heart of Butterworth, Penang. It is offering Foundation in Science, Diploma in Nursing and Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology. Students who study at Surya College will have a readily available pathway to further their studies at Penang International Dental College (PIDC), Vinayaka Missions University (V.M.U) in India or other educational institutions locally & abroad. Surya Colleges envisages being a premier allied health college in this region. With a strong backing of experienced management team, it aims to be a centre…

INTI International University, Nilai

INTI International University (IU), Laureate International Universities is a private university located in Putra Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur. It was known as INTI University College until 31 May 2010 when the Higher Education Ministry announced its upgrade to university status. It is owned by INTI Education Group which has formalised its partnership with Laureate International Universities in 2008. Programmes offered in IU include pre-university and foundation studies, diploma, degrees (home-grown and overseas transfers), and postgraduate degrees. The name INTI means…

INTI Subang

INTI International College Subang (IICS) has all the hallmarks of a city campus. The stunning state-of-the-art 10-storey campus is equipped with cutting-edge facilities and clever conveniences that take the teaching of higher education to the next level. Its IT Infrastructure – Wi-Fi throughout and E-optic fibre – are the best among Malaysia’s educational institutions, and complements student needs for IT tools in their education and daily lives. With a strong track-record and unmatched experience in the field of education, IICS understands that the needs and expectations of…

UCSI University

Built on the principles of audacity, perseverance, integrity and excellence. UCSI University has three campuses spread out across three different states in the country including Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu and Sarawak. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, the campuses are strongly committed to meet student needs and offer a wide spectrum of academic programmes, ranging from Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering and Architecture to Music, Multimedia, Education, Liberal Arts and Hospitality. These programmes are housed in 8 faculties. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences; the Faculty of Engineering,…

Taylor’s College

Taylor’s College is one of the largest centres of pre-university studies in Malaysia and offers exceptional facilities for learning, including a library with a vast collection of reading materials, technologically-advanced lecture theatres, a university placement centre and many more. Taylor’s College is now known as a centre of excellence in Pre-University (Pre-U) Studies in Malaysia, providing uncompromised British, Australian, Canadian and international Pre-University education. It is celebrated for its academic excellence and unbeatable track record in placing students in top universities around the world. Centre of…

Taylor’s University

For over four decades, Taylor’s higher education division has taken on the mantle of developing the nation’s youth into well-rounded, competitive and resilient human capital, contributing towards the development of Malaysia’s economic growth and prosperity. From its humble beginnings to its rise into a trademark of excellence and a global brand name, Taylor’s has scaled greater heights, constantly expanding its developmental horizons to stay abreast with the times. A host of other programmes were introduced, including the South Australian Matriculation (SAM), Canadian Pre-University (CPU), American…

Raffles College of Higher Education

Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur offers a broad range of courses in design, business and psychology. The industry-focused design courses provide practical vocational skills where emphasis is placed on nurturing designers not technicians. The business courses offer students pursuing a business qualification the opportunity to study in a creative learning environment with a flexible study schedule. Alternatively, busy executives can complete their studies via distance learning. Psychology students will benefit from the many real case studies and actual clinical internship postings. The college awards and…

KDUPG – Is nursing for you?

Do you see yourself pursuing a career in the caring and noble profession? Are you compassionate enough to understand human emotions and connecting to their physical illness? If you are certain of a YES, then nursing is for you. Come and find out more for yourself at KDU Penang’s Open Day and Info Day on 17 & 18 May and 24 & 25 May 2014 respectively from 10am – 6pm. There will also be walk-in interview sessions for interested and qualified candidates from 10am to…

South Australia Matriculation (SAM)

Further Education What is SATAC? What is the ATAR? What is the TAFE SA Selection Score? What is SATAC? This information is provided by SATAC. SATAC processes applications for admission to TAFE SA and to university courses in SA and the Northern Territory. Information about the way in which your SACE results will be used for entry to university and TAFE SA in 2013, including examples of the calculations and information about scaling, can be found at the SATAC website. Information about the calculation of the…

INTI’s Robotic Team Triumphs in Spain

Students of INTI International College Penang made a brilliant debut at the inaugural Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotic Engineering by taking the top spot in the intervarsity competition that showcases innovative talent and skills.  INTI’s winning robot. Toh Yi Feng, Kok Kah Seng, Chung Soon Zhi and Lee Joo Han created a computerised electro-mechanical robotic system to welcome, guide and provide multimedia presentations to visitors at Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) in Spain, where the competition was held. Utilising an indoor positioning system and…

KDUPG – A Night with Silver Jubilee Home

KDU Penang – School of Hospitality George Town, May 20 – Friday evening turned out to be a special night for the staff and students of KDU College Penang’s (KDU Penang) School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts (SHTCA) as they spent a meaningful evening with the senior citizens of Silver Jubilee Home at its Bon Appetit Restaurant on the 25th of April 2014. “A Night with Silver Jubilee Home” was an event organised by students pursuing the IMI Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality…

Heriot-Watt University – Newsletter

The International Office Newsletter   Dear Partners, Welcome to the March edition of our agent newsletter.  There are several updates below from all our campuses.  Please be sure to circulate this to your team and as always, do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions at all. Updates from Scotland TOEFL/TOEIC Update As most of you are probably aware by now, TOEFL and TOEIC are no longer recognised SELTs.  From 5 April ETS’s licence to provide SELTs has not been renewed. …