Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) is organising the Ninth Malaysian Film and Video Festival from Thursday to Saturday.
Themed Towards Transformation, the event promotes the development of the local film and video industry, especially among tertiary students. Programmes during the event include a seminar on film and video making as well as an exhibition on related products. For details, visit www.ffvpm9.uitm.edu.my or call Dr Mahadi Jermadi Murat or Abdul Rahman Ahmad Hanafiah (03-7962-2410/03-2414-2257).
National Academy of Arts Culture and Heritage (ASWARA) is starting its new semester next month. 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.
Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Brunei's National University, is accepting applications for admission to its postgraduate programme in Asian Studies to start next year. Eligible applicants are invited to apply for the 10 postgraduate scholarships in Critical Asian Studies under the new Graduate Research Scholarship Programme. To be eligible, a candidate must be under the age of 40, enrolled full-time on a postgraduate course and demonstrate a good academic track record.
The scholarship includes a monthly allowance of B$1,500 (RM3,600) (maximum period of three years); passage to Brunei Darussalam from and back to home country; a one-time allowance for field research of B$3,000; and tuition fee waiver. Application deadline is Dec 30 for the semester beginning August next year. For further enquiries, email email@example.com
The One Academy (TOA) Advertising and Graphic Design Department presents the Y U NO PROCESS Design Speaker Series and exhibition for aspiring art and design professionals. Nine speakers from around the world will share insights into various design disciplines and processes. The exhibition (Wednesday until June 29) and Speaker Series (June 27-29) will be held at Audio Visual Hall, TOA in 28, Jalan PJS 11/28A, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya. For details on workshops and seminars, call April (03-5637-5510 ext 229), email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Iskandar Foundation (also known as Yayasan Sultan Iskandar Johor) is offering scholarships for postgraduate studies in Engineering, Science and Mathematics at local universities. For details go to www.ysij.org.my, email email@example.com or call 03-2697-0284. You can also write to Rumah Johor, JKR 1255, Jalan Carruthers, Bukit Tunku, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Closing date is June 26.
Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College, University of Malaya (UM) will be organising the Rakan Muda Grand Asian Chess Challenge (GACC) World Inter-Varsity Chess Championship at Dewan Tunku Canselor in UM from July 5-10. The event is an annual project and it is now in its sixteenth year. For details, call Charlotte Teong Chuin Yi (012-331-0736), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gacc-chess.com
University of Hertfordshire Alumni Association of Malaysia is organising the Olympic Treasure Hunt on July 1 (8am to 2pm). Participation fees : RM 250 per car, maximum four people. There are 10 top cash prizes worth RM12,000 and 30 consolation prizes. For details, contact Rajj Melambaran (016-220-0765) or email email@example.com
The event is a fund-raising event for a Malaysian Scholarship Fund for students studying for a University of Hertfordshire degree in Malaysia.
Tunku Abdul Rahman College School of Arts and Science (TARC SAS) and SAS Alumni Society are co-organising a dinner to mark the 40th and 30th anniversaries of TARC SAS and the society respectively. The dinner is on June 30 at Grand Ballroom, Sunway-Putra Hotel from 6pm to 10.30pm. For details, call Yong Sheau Ling (012-313-9972) or Patrick Chan (012-220-0152).
Great Eastern is organising the first Yoga for Life event in support of healthier living. The event on July 15 (10am to noon) at The Strand, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya is an attempt to enter the Malaysia Book of Records with The Largest Participation in a Yoga Session with a minimum of 2,000 participants. It is open to the public aged 12 and above at RM20 per person. Great Eastern will donate all proceeds to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association. Register online at www.greateasternlife.com.my until July 6.
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) is organising the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, an international event which serves as a multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development and applications of all topics related to e-learning in these four sectors. The seminar is at Le Centre Sheraton in Montreal, Canada from Oct 9-12. Submissions deadline for papers is Friday. Register by Sept 15 to be entitled to a discount. For details, visit aace.org/conf/elearn
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