By: Yasmin Yusoff
Photo by: Norazreen Awang
SERDANG, March 2 – Universiti Putra Malaysia Centre of Foundation Studies for Agricultural Science (ASPER) held a programme - Asasi Education Fair 2016 – to enable those who are interested to take up courses at the university.
UPM ASPER Director, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norihan Md. Ariffin said the annual programme served as a platform to promote UPM to the public, especially those who have finished secondary schools and matriculation centres to pursue their studies at UPM.
The programme was also aimed at assisting students who have completed their Foundation Studies in Agricultural Science to gain information on bachelor courses being offered at the university,” she said.
She said there were three intakes of students under the programme – fast track, mainstream entry and September intake.
“The exhibition helps in providing Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) students the right approach or way to apply for ASPER programmes and understand the courses’ entry requirements,” she added.
In addition, the exhibition also provided an opportunity for them to gain a more detailed information about the courses being offered as well as the fees they have to pay.
Also present at the exhibition which also offered lucky draws to visitors was UPM Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International), Prof. Datuk Dr. Mad Nasir Shamsudin.
Programmes offered by UPM’s 16 faculties, including the UPM Bintulu Sarawak Campus, were also put on display.
There were also booths to enable visitors to discuss and interact with student alumnus and teaching staff on UPM as well as the Centre of Foundation Studies for Agricultural Science.
A counselling booth was also put up for those wanting to gain information on their interested areas of study at UPM. – UPM.
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