Undergraduate Focus: Scholarship awards from Queensland varsity
HELP University students’ excellent track record with University of Queensland was once again exemplified by the university’s Semester One 2012 and Semester Two 2011 intakes.
For the February academic session 13 scholarships were awarded, with nine full scholarships and three partial scholarships. Recipients who received full scholarship were Han Pei Wun, Ang Chia Wen, Darius Ooi Zhen Wuu, Teoh Poh Lyn, Chin Pao Shing, Wee Shao Sem, Camellia Ong Zhin Quin, Yen Yun Lian, Chan Wei Pang, while the partial scholarships went to Lee Min Yee, Chen Zi Yi, Low Cai Yi and Eugene Low Weng Seng.
In the second semester last year, 10 out of 157 students received the dean’s commendation for high achievement with a grade point average of 6 or better out of 7.
Each year more than 100 students from HELP transfer their credits to the University of Queensland and from 2001 to now, more than 80 HELP students have been awarded the prestigious HELP-UQ Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarships.
HELP is the only university in the world to have a 2+1 credit transfer arrangement with the University of Queensland. This special credit transfer arrangement between HELP University and the University of Queensland is a testimony to the high standards HELP has set for itself. Its business and IT programmes are on par with the University of Queensland, and are recognised for credit transfer.
Boasting a multitude of programmes and students from across the world, UQ provides the ideal multi-cultural student experience, in addition to consistently being ranked alongside the best universities in the world.
With a comprehensive range of programmes and numerous teaching excellence awards over the years, such achievements by UQ have given its graduates an employment edge over others.
With two intakes a year in February and July students have various pathways depending on the programmes they choose to study. Each year HELP organises the UQ Information Evening where HELP students opting to transfer to UQ to get an opportunity to obtain a sneak preview of the various programmes available at UQ and to submit their applications.
The Department of Business Studies at HELP University is one of the largest business schools for a private institution in the country. With more than 20 years of experience in business, economics, accounting and finance programmes, HELP students are well equipped to face the real world through advanced training methodologies and the transfer of business knowledge from the lecturers and industry players who are invited as guest speakers on various occasions.
Students are able to choose from seven majors under the Bachelor of Business (Honours) programme. The majors are accounting, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, international business, human resource management, hospitality management, and business psychology.
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