Apply for a Brunsfield scholarship for the University of Oxford Master’s in International Human Rights Law programme

mst-in-int-human-rights-1The University of Oxford is pleased to announce that admissions for the Master’s in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford are now open for the course starting September 2017.

This part-time degree – involving online distance learning and two summer residential sessions held at New College, Oxford – is designed for lawyers and other human rights advocates who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law alongside work or other responsibilities. Read more

Proper planning to avoid compromising education – Khoo Ying Hooi

Source: The Malaysian Insider

BY KHOO YING HOOI

I have always felt strongly about education, not just because it is an incredible force in many ways, but also because it is the basic building block of every society.

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Ask around and no one would refute the importance of education. What is essential is the commitment by the government to ensure that the public’s access to education is not in any way being deprived.

The recent slash to the number of scholarships offered by the Public Services Department (JPA) created uproar. Read more

Mara yet to decide on courses to be dropped for sponsorship list, Ismail Sabri says

Source: The Malay Mail Online

KOTA MARUDU, Jan 31 — Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) has not decided on the courses to be dropped from the sponsorship list of foreign universities.

“However, we may introduce twinning programmes of two years abroad and two years at home,” he told reporters after attending a Meet-The-People programme at the Kampung Tinangol Long House here, today. Read more