Open University Malaysia (OUM) will hold a preview for those interested in furthering their studies part-time at the Diploma, Bachelor, Master's and postgraduate levels as follows:
l Sept 8 (10am to 1pm) at OUM Perak Learning Centre, Jalan Lim Bo Seng, Ipoh and Panorama Hotel, Taiping (2pm to 5pm), Perak.
l Sept 9 (10am to 1pm) at Hotel Flamingo, Sitiawan in Perak.
For further enquiries, call 05-254-6006 or 249-0920.
The Embassy of Japan has announced that the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for the Young Leaders' Programme (YLP) is open for application until Sept 21. Malaysian nationals who would like to pursue their Master's courses in Japan are invited to apply for the scholarships.
During the term of the scholarship, a monthly allowance of approximately 242,000 yen (subject to change) will be given. Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at the universities will be exempted. A round-trip airplane ticket is also provided.
The course duration is one year from October 2013 to September 2014 (except for the Business Administration course). Courses will be conducted in English.
For details, contact the Japan Information Service, Embassy of Japan (03-2177-2600 ext 146).
The 1st Regional WIEF Web-Reach Internet Marketing Workshop will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from Sept 4-8. Be part of the hands-on event tailored for women entrepreneurs from around the globe, especially those from Africa.
The programme aims to help women entrepreneurs create and build online presence by using social networking tools and Internet marketing strategies. For details, visit http://wief.org/wief-businesswomen-network/20/
Brahma Kumaris is organising Opening The Window Of Wisdom, a retreat featuring Charlie Hogg, an international speaker who has conducted workshops in over 60 countries. He is also director of Brahma Kumaris Australia.
The retreat is specially catered for people in positions of responsibility to tap into their wisdom to deal with life challenges.
It will take place from Aug 24 (6pm) till Aug 26 (1pm) at Selesa Resort, Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, Pahang. Price: RM450 nett (inclusive of meals and accommodation). The course fee is free in accordance with Brahma Kumaris principle. The programme will be conducted in English.
For details, contact Susan (012-698-6053) or Celia (017-291-0928).
Badan Warisan Malaysia is holding a sale and exhibition of antiquarian and old books, maps, prints and ephemera of Malaysia on its premises at No. 2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur until Aug 30. Visit www.badanwarisan.org.my or call 03-2144-9273 for details.
The Life Enrichment Centre is holding a talk and question-and-answer session on GrapeSEED, a fast-growing interactive English programme from Japan aimed at children ages 3-12 years old, on Saturday at Block D, Level 3, Unit 3A, OASIS Ara Damansara, Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya 47301, Selangor (opposite Saujana area).
At the talk, a representative from the GrapeSEED office in Japan will speak (in both English and Japanese). Time: 10.30am to noon. Admission is free. Call 012-669-6337/012-373-8041 or email email@example.com
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