Students briefed on study opportunities at University of Alberta

    The Canadian university’s International Recruitment and Relations Coordinator (Asia) Guofan Hao briefed the students at the seminar.

    By Izah Azahari on November 1, 2018

    From the Borneo Bulletin

    A SEMINAR on the University of Alberta was held at the premises of Findlay (B) Sdn Bhd in Gadong yesterday which was open to the public and covered some of the most commonly asked questions regarding further education in Canada such as costs, length of programme and admission requirements.

    The Canadian university’s International Recruitment and Relations Coordinator (Asia) Guofan Hao briefed the students at the seminar.

    Findlay Director Sunita Martin said she believes that the University of Alberta is an attractive destination for students as it is affordable with a world-renowned reputation, where they can also take advantage of the many employment opportunities that come from its co-op (work placement) and internship programmes.

    Hao said that the University of Alberta is in the global top 100 for post-graduation employment outcomes according to the 2018 QS Employability Rankings, and for those who are focussed on their future career, it is one of the best universities to get them there.

    Established in 1908, the University of Alberta is one of the top universities in Canada, ranked in the top 150 worldwide in the QS, Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

    The university attracts the best and brightest minds from around the globe, and with over 100 years of history and 250,000 alumni, the university is known globally for equipping graduates with the knowledge and skills to be tomorrow’s leaders.

    The University of Alberta is among the leading teaching and research institutions with an external researching funding of CAD513.5 million. It also boasts the second largest research library system in Canada.

    Located in the vibrant city of Edmonton, a major hub for Alberta’s thriving energy industry, the University of Alberta is home to over 39,000 students including over 8,000 students from 152 countries.

    Findlay, accredited by the Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council under the Ministry of Education, provides free consultation to students interested in overseas higher education.