University of Malaya (UM) is organising the UM Researchers' Conference 2012, themed Towards Research Excellence: Taking Scholarship In New Directions, from tomorrow until Tuesday (8am to 6pm) at Kompleks IPPP and Makmal Kemudahan Penyelidikan Berpusat, UM. For details, visit www.umrc2012.um.edu.my
Open University Malaysia will hold a preview for those interested in furthering their studies part-time at the Diploma, Bachelor and postgraduate levels at the following venues (10am to 4pm) in Perak:
l Riverside Resort, Kuala Kangsar (today)
l Open University Malaysia, 71 Jalan Lim Bo Seng, Ipoh (April 28)
For more information, call 05-254-6006 or 05-249-0290.
The National Academy of Arts, Culture and Heritage (ASWARA) is organising a workshop covering Mengadap Rebab and Joget Gamelan Perang Manggun to mark International Dance Day on April 29 at the Main Dance Studio, ASWARA. Registration starts at 8.30am. The workshops are part of Sime Darby Yayasan's Connecting Communities - National Dance Tour. For details, call 019-231-9179/012-332-1657 or email email@example.com
ASWARA is starting its new semester in July. The Faculty of Dance offers diploma and degree programmes that prepare students for an exciting career in the performing arts. Other diplomas offered are in theatre, music, writing, film and fine arts. For details and application forms, call 03-2697-1777 or go to www.aswara.edu.my
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia's (UTM) Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology is organising the Quantitative Analysis for Research in Business Management and Social Science course from May 5-7 (9am to 5pm) at the Computer Lab, UTM Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Jalan Semarak, off Jalan Maktab, Kuala Lumpur. Fees: RM400 (research student) and RM800 (professionals). Visit www.razakschool.utm.my for more info.
The Alice Smith School is having an Open Day for prospective students. It will be held at the Primary Campus on May 16th (9am to 11am) and at the Secondary Campus on May 22 (9.30am to noon). Visit www.alice-smith.edu.my for further information.
The Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA) is holding its 2012 international conference in Kuala Lumpur (May 28-29) and Kuching (June 7-8 June). As part of its efforts to encourage teachers to share their vast knowledge of issues related to the teaching and learning of English, MELTA introduced the Creative Teacher Showcase a few years ago.
Teachers who register for this presentation session have the opportunity to showcase teaching innovations that may include effective lesson plans or even a successful English language project that was organised at their schools.
Teachers will be given a space to display teaching aids, and other visuals related to their presentation. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.melta.org.my for details.
Mantissa College (Mantissa) is offering Mantissa Scholarship Awards 2012 valid for diploma and degree programmes. For details, go to the college at Level 1, Bangunan AHP, No. 2, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur or visit www.mantissa.edu.my
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) is organising the 2012 Inaugural International Conference on Management, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICMeSH2012) from June 12-14.
The event aims to bridge the discourse between the Humanities and Science, Engineering and Technology. Besides scholars in both the domains, it hopes to attract practitioners and researchers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Public Policy, government and private agencies, non-governmental organisations, Architecture, Urban Planning and the Arts.
For information, go to www.utp.edu.my
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