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Australia’s biggest education fair in Malaysia!

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“STUDY IN AUSTRALIA 2009 Explore Australia. Discover Yourself”

Australia’s biggest education fair in Malaysia! 24 and 25 October 2009, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Australia continues to be the destination of choice for Malaysian students. Enrolments for Malaysian students have increased 10% from 2008 to 2009. There are approximately 21,000 students who are studying in Australia and an additional 15,000 students enrolled in Australian programmes offered in Malaysia.

click to register to win AirAsia seats to Australia

click to register to win AirAsia seats to Australia

The “STUDY IN AUSTRALIA 2009 – Explore Australia. Discover Yourself” education fair, is targeted at students and their families who are weighing up the important choice of ongoing education. The Australian Government takes a strong interest in maintaining the quality of education for Australians and international students alike. With its very sophisticated education and training system, students are not only exposed to world-class courses of study but also specialist support services. That is why more and more students from all over the world come to Australia to participate in its world-class higher education, progressive vocational education and training (VET), excellent schools and international English courses.

This year’s event is the biggest yet, with 36 leading Australian education institutions from ALL states in Australia participating in the ‘Study in Australia’ education fair on 24 and 25 October 2009 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. More than 60 representatives from Australian colleges and universities will be on-hand to provide course and career advice for students and their families.

This year we will see an increased focus on Vocational & Education Training (VET) as another pathway to gain education qualifications recognised by Australian government and employers. The National Quality Training Framework ensures Australia’s national VET system provides high quality, industry relevant training and qualification recognition. There will be four (4) of these institutions participating in our special 2-hour VET seminar to talk about workplace training in various disciplines. This will be held at 3.30pm on Saturday, 24th October in the exhibition hall itself.

Other scheduled seminars by Australian education institutions include talks on reasons to study in Australia, new directions of education and industrial expectations. There are also seminars on student visas for Malaysian and other foreign students. Like the education fair itself, admission to all seminars is FREE.

click to register to win AirAsia seats to Australia

click to register to win AirAsia seats to Australia

. The Study in Australia fair is organised by the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) and supported by Australian Education International (AEI). Perth Education City, a prime student market is the platinum sponsor of the fair whilst, AirAsia and CPA Australia are co-sponsors.

Two return economy tickets to Australia flying AirAsia will also be given away at the exhibition as a lucky draw prize. Students and their families can now fly to Melbourne, Gold Coast and Perth with the lowest fares available online at www.airasia.com. Students and their families can pre-register for the fair online at www.studyinaustralia.org.

STUDY IN AUSTRALIA 2009 Explore Australia. Discover Yourself. 24th25th October 2009 Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre 12pm to 6pm daily.  Admission is free.

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Berjaya Hosts Celebrity Chef – Robert Rainford – want to dine with him ?

Celebrity chef grill master Robert Rainford is coming to Berjaya University College of Hospitality,  Malaysia in June 2009. Catch him live in person to learn more about his skills and share ‘grilling’ tips with him.

Malaysia Only Contest site: http://www.berjaya.edu.my/afc-contest.php


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think Immersion Education as it relates to Hospitality…

What does it mean… “in traditional educational instituitons that do not apply the immersion methodology, it is just learning theories in classes and that is it. however in the application of this methodology, the classroom is expanded in the sense that it “throws” the students directly into the industry itself whereby they apply the knowledge that they learn to polish up their skills. in other words it is the application of theories in the practical world as hospitality is not a “book” industry it is a “practical” industry. beyond books it is also the exposure to the environment as well as it is vital that the environment reflects what the students are learning. imagine students learning medicine who do all thier learning in a classroom but when they go into an operating theatre, they are unable to apply the knowledge they have learned .. same concept. i hope this answers your query in the immersion methodology.”

Shiela from the hospitality matters group on facebook believes it is the above… what are you thoughts – visit http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=180280445509 to voice an opinion…


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