KUCHING: Students intending to pursue their studies at the University
of Waikato are welcome to attend a free counselling cum interview session at
the New Zealand Centre here between 2pm and 5pm today.
In the city to conduct the session is a representative of the University,
Vivienne Kingsbury. Parents are invited to meet the University's officials at
Ground Floor, Lot 2067, Jalan Utama in Pending.
According to Kingsbury, University of Waikato of New Zealand (UWNZ), has
been dubbed `New Zealand's University for the 21st Century' and it offers high
quality education to students worldwide.
Its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes place emphasis on
interdisciplinary programmes and specialised research.
Besides, it provides a flexible structure to enable students to combine
major and supporting
subjects according to their individual interests and abilities while
ensuring that their programmes are coherent and provide a sound basis for
employment of further study.
"With 16 undergraduate degrees, 70 majors and programmes and more
than 3,000 papers, the UWNZ gives a wide range of special study
choices," she said, adding that many of the degree courses offered reallife
work experience, underpinned by a strong theoretical base.
UWNZ, with a staff of 1,600, occupies a 68-hectare park-life campus
approximately 3 km from the Central Business District of Hamilton City, which
is about 1.5 km drive south of Auckland.
Hamilton, on the north island of New Zealand, boasts scenic views, numerous
parks, restaurants, cafe, shopping malls and idyllic river walks, Kingsbury
Students are encouraged to bring along their certificates or results for
assessment by the officials.
Further details are obtainable from Lenny, Chai or Tim at 082-483888 or
from the University's website at
www.nzcentre.biz or email