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Over 200 Activities Lined-up For Student Entrepreneurship Month 2017

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

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SHAH ALAM, Sept 29 (Bernama) — Over 200 entrepreneurship development activities will be held at all institutions of higher learning (IPT) nationwide throughout the ‘Student Entrepreneurship Month 2017′ programme next month.

Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching said the programme themed ‘Ignite Your Entrepreneurship Passion’ was aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial mindset in the entire higher education ecosystem in Malaysia.

“The Student Entrepreneurship Month is among the medium developed to provide exposure and encouragement to the students and IPT staff to venture into entrepreneurship.

“The month of October was chosen as most public and private universities would be completing the new intake for 2017/2018 academic session,”she said at the launch of the programme at the Management and Science University (MSU) here today.

Also present were MSU President Prof Tan Sri Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid and Ministry of Higher Education’s (MOHE) Head of Entrepreneurship Unit Datin Dr Syahira Hamidon.

Mary Yap said through the programme, the MOHE also aimed at changing the mindset of graduates from being job seekers to being job creators, while encouraging them to venture into entrepreneurship upon graduation.


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