THOUSANDS JOINED MASTERSKILL’S HEALTH CARNIVAL A...
Wed, 2010-02-24 10:07 — admin
Thousands of prospective students, their parents and members of the public attended Malaysia's largest private nursing and health sciences private education institution, Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH) and Masterskill College of Nursing and Health campuses nationwide when it organized its Open Day and health carnival today.
The Open Day was held simultaneously at its branch campuses in Kota Bharu, Ipoh, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu and at its main campus in Cheras. The objective of the exercise was to introduce Masterskill to the public, in particular to prospective students and their parents on the facilities and courses offered at the university college.
Speaking to reporters at Masterskill Cheras campus, Dato' Sri Edmund Santhara, the Group Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director expressed his appreciation for the good turnout of parents and students alike, at the Open Day.
"We at Masterskill are proud and happy to see the curious faces of our prospective students on programmes we offer and the exciting life that awaits them when they join us" he said.
The highlights of the day were briefing sessions by deans of the respective courses which include the School of Biomedicine, School of Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing. Both parents and students were briefed on the courses offered and the possible career choices for students upon graduation.
The Open Day also highlighted demonstrations on Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), blood grouping using laboratory techniques, and physiotherapy sessions. A blood donation drive was also held as part of Masterskill's initiative to meet the Government's call to replenish the blood bank. People who needed physiotherapy also had trial sessions under the supervision of qualified therapists during the Open Day.
Masterskill currently has a student population of almost 18,000, and is a popular choice for East Malaysians who wish to pursue a promising career in health sciences.
In another development, also pledged to give away free netbooks worth RM10 million to students who enrolled from January 2009, subject to terms and conditions. Through the netbooks, students of Masterskill will be empowered with IT skills that will benefit them in the long run. The netbooks will facilitate learning and research via the Internet, encourage knowledge sharing and enhance networking amongst fellow students.