UEC Students can Apply for PTPTN Loan at SEGi

GREEN LIGHT GIVEN…. Accounts Assistant Norafel Reducto holding up the letter from PTPTN that says that UEC students can apply for its loan.

KUCHING: Students from Chinese-medium schools can now use their Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) results when they pursue higher education at SEGi College Sarawak.

In addition, they can also apply for PTPTN loans, a new development on the government’s stance to encourage further education locally.

The entry requirements are 3 UEC credits for diploma programmes and 5 UEC credits for degree programmes.

“This is good news for students of Chinese-medium schools. In the past, getting a degree locally after their examinations was very limited as entry requirements to local institutions was based on the SPM and STPM results,” said Stella Lau Principal of SEGi College Sarawak.

“Many Chinese students had to sit for 2 examinations, namely UEC and SPM, as they needed the latter results for entry into local higher institutions.”

Allowing UEC students to get PTPTN loan through local colleges is another good development as it means that more youths would be able to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

Students can also take advantage of the SEGi’s on-going promotion for a financial free study period. 

They can opt for the RM500 single sum payment and not have to pay anything until they have finished their entire course. The remaining amount will be covered by their PTPTN loan.

At SEGi College, students can choose from 30 diploma and degree programmes affiliated with many foreign universities in a wide variety of fields such as nursing, accountancy, business, computing, multimedia, hotel management, communications and law. 

SEGi College Sarawak has collaborations with top-notch reputable and renowned universities such as the University of Sunderland (UK), University of Southern Queensland (Australia) and Upper Iowa University (USA). 

One of the most popular 3+0 degree programmes offered is the BA (Hons) Business and Management offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland, UK.

In collaboration with the University of Southern Queensland, SEGi has the Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resource Management or Marketing. 

If students prefer an American degree, there is the Bachelor of Science 4+0 from Upper Iowa University, USA. There are 5 majors - psychology, management, marketing, finance and communications.

SEGi also offers diploma programmes in law, accountancy, business management, marketing, computer studies, human resource management, hotel management, tourism management, graphic design, creative multimedia, mass communication, early childhood education, nursing, medical laboratory technology and environmental health. 

All the programmes are recognised and approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Ministry of Higher Education.

More information is obtainable at SEGi College Sarawak or call toll-free 1-300-88-SEGI or 1-300-88-7344 or email to infoswk@segi.edu.my. - ends

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