|Students benefit from seminar on postgrad studies|
JOHOR BARU: A three-day seminar on postgraduate studies organised by Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) and the Higher Education Ministry was a mine of information for the participants.
Masters student Noor Aida Husaini, who is studying information technology, said it provided detailed information that helped the participants be clear about their future paths and what they could do with a post-graduate degree.
“I recommend it to all university students so that they can gain first-hand information from the lecturers and professors,” she said.
Zaid Ali, from Iraq, who is pursuing a mechanical engineering post- graduate degree at UTHM, said the event could entice more foreign students to Malaysia.
“The professors were informative and the discussions were engaging, touching on topics like strategies to enhance the postgraduate experience,” he said.
His friend and fellow countryman Sinan Abood, said the seminar was especially helpful as he was in the first semester of the civil engineering post-graduate programme.
“I hope there will be more events like this to help new students,” he said.
Meanwhile, UTHM vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Noh Dalimin said that graduates should take advantage of such seminars as it enabled them to learn from various lecturers and academicians.
“This seminar also aims to gauge the response to certain post-graduate courses and programmes,” he added.