Answers to your education and career questions

GEORGE City: Ask concerns, no make any difference how foolish they could sound to you. The countless numbers of readers at Star Instruction Good 2022 evidently took that adage to coronary heart.

The next and remaining day of the fair at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre below noticed learners, dad and mom and even lecturers coming from throughout the northern region to meet reps of tertiary institutions and request concerns.

Universiti Utara Malaysia Intercontinental Faculty principal Nik Nazlin Nik Mohammed Yusoff introduced her students to the reasonable yesterday soon after her little ones experienced a good time checking out analyze selections on the initially working day.

“I am a mother or father as very well as a university principal, so I assumed it would be terrific to provide some of my pupils aged 15 to 17,” she explained.

She included that 12 of her pupils and a few academics travelled from Sintok, Kedah, utilizing a university van.

As for income engineer Edmond Wong, his son enrolled in a laptop science programme yesterday.

“We came on Saturday to question about the programmes. Soon after considering about it overnight, my son made a decision to indication up for the course,” he mentioned.

IPK Faculty program adviser Ben Lim, a person of the exhibitors, claimed among the the most sought-immediately after programmes were being accountancy, international business and laptop or computer science.

Exploring options: Visitors at the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology booth during the Star Education Fair at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Bayan Lepas. — ZHAFARAN NASIB/The StarDiscovering choices: Guests at the Asian Institute of Drugs, Science and Technology booth for the duration of the Star Instruction Fair at the Setia SPICE Conference Centre in Bayan Lepas. — ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

Penang Skills Improvement Centre principal lecturer Loh Hean Seong mentioned its German Twin Vocational Education was the most requested-about study course.

“Visitors have been intrigued in our Diploma in Mechatronics programme and skill-dependent system (precision machining),” he claimed.

Aimst University registrar Dr KM Sundram claimed numerous mother and father asked how foundation programmes could support their youngsters get into diploma programmes in dentistry, drugs and pharmacy.

Segi University Penang principal Cheah Gaik Chiam was pleased with the turnout and signal-up fee.

“Many learners are intrigued in info know-how, electronic marketing and business computing programmes,” she said.

Also at the fair was VinUniversity from Hanoi, Vietnam. Its marketing and admission head Nguyen Hoai Anh said a couple pupils signed up for its engineering and personal computer science classes.

A full of 42 universities and colleges participated in the Star Instruction Honest.

The 113-booth good noticed not just nearby educators but also internationally reputed institutions from as far as Eire, the United States, Germany, China and Vietnam.

The Star Education Good is a person of the country’s pioneer instruction exhibitions and has continuously offered visitors with a wide array of nearby and global courses to decide on from.

Held for 35 many years, the truthful prides itself on currently being a a single-cease instruction exhibition for foreign and local exhibitors supplying educational programmes ranging from pre-college, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate to qualified and vocational programs.

The Star Instruction Truthful Penang Version 2 will be held from Dec 10 to 11.