Lincoln University rep on counselling visit
The Malaysian Today - Wednesday, 19 March, 2003

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THE COUNSELLOR ... Jennifer Wilson of Lincoln University who will be conducting a student counselling session in Kuching tomorrow.
KUCHING: Lincoln University of New Zealand's representative Jennifer Wilson will be here tomorrow (Mar. 20) to personally conduct a student counselling session.

It will be held at the New Zealand Centre here from 2pm to 5pm.

Lincoln University is one of New Zealand's oldest tertiary educational institutions.

Established in 1878, Lincoln enjoys a reputation and excellence in teaching and research in tertiary education, including commerce and management, primary production and natural resources, science and engineering, and social science.

One aspect from Lincoln's origins as an agricultural college remains true for the new millennium: Lincoln graduates are 'doers', prepared to roll up their sleeves with a practical approach to work.

Sarawak collaborates with New Zealand to develop its eco-tourism projects, particularly the management of National Parks.

Lincoln University has been providing training programmes for the Forestry Department personnel in Sarawak.

To date, 38 Lincoln graduates are at work in the various National Parks and another 30 are still involved in various stages of the programme.

The graduates' enhanced knowledge and skills make them valuable assets in the growing field of eco-tourism.

Lincoln University is located in the city of Christchurch.

Christchurch city is multicultural with strong networks supporting student study, cultural, health and recreation needs.

The city offers the opportunity to try many types of recreation and leisure activities.

Known as the 'Garden City', Christchurch also has some of the most picturesque parks, reserves and outdoor areas found in New Zealand. It provides a safe and conducive environment to study.

Students and parents are welcomed to come and meet the official from Lincoln University, at NZ Centre tomorrow.

This will be a great opportunity to talk faceto-face on a one-to-one basis and hear them talk about the exciting opportunities available in the university.

Students are encouraged to bring their certificates / results for assessment.

On the same day and the same time, Viviene Kingsbury of the University of Waikato will also be present at the NZ Centre to conduct student counselling session.

The NZ Centre has recently been established in Kuching as an official representative for all New Zealand universities.

The centre is located next to the Carvey Restaurant on Ground Floor, Lot 2067, Jalan Utama, Pending, opposite Telekom Malaysia.

For further information on the counselling sessions, contact Lenny or Chai or Tim of NZ Centre - 082-483888 or visit the website: or e-mail: