39 higher education institutions and related education agencies will take part in the Higher Education Expo 2018. The expo's main focus is to become a One Stop Information centre on Higher Education, which will gather all post-secondary, government and private higher education institutions as well as local and overseas education agencies to provide a view of the post-secondary and higher education landscape in the country. At yesterday afternoon's media conference, the Ministry of Education through the Higher Education Section, Institute Brunei technical Education and Scholarship Section also mentioned that the two day expo will take place this Saturday at Bridex Hall 2 in Jerudong.
Dayang Siti Zuliana binti Haji Abdul Samad, Head of Higher Education Section said the expo will act as an information sharing platform for government and private higher education institutions to display and share the programmes offered as well as criteria and process of student entry. It also provides an opportunity for post-secondary and pre-university students to directly interact with their institution of choice and for professional practitioners to exchange views with experts from other institutions. Dayang Siti Zuliana said the expo is open to the public specifically post-secondary and pre-university students namely 'O' and 'a'-level school leavers or any equivalent qualifications, who are wishing to continue their studies to a higher level such as the N-TEC, HN-TEC, Level 3, 4 and 5 Diplomas, Bachelor's Degree, Master's degree and Doctorate of Philosophy programmes as well as those wishing to develop their skills and professionalism. The expo is not only limited to local students and visitors but overseas students and visitors are most welcome to grab the same opportunities to continue their studies at institutions in the country.
Also present was Doctor Chin Wei Keh, Director of Institute Brunei Technical Education and Awang Julaihi bin Mohamat, Head of Scholarship Section as the co-chairmen of the expo. 'The Higher Education Expo 2018' will be open to the public from 9 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon. During the expo, parking and shuttle bus service facilities will be provided at the Jerudong Park Playground parking area.
Source: Radio Television Brunei