17 August 2016
Otago Chemistry lecturer attracts a crowd at Kuching fair
Education New Zealand (ENZ) supported Raven New Zealand Education Service (Ravenzes) in hosting the New Zealand Education Fair in Kuching, Malaysia, on 30 July.
Jane Goh, ENZ’s Marketing and Strategic Relations Manager, Malaysia, said that around 150 students, parents and teachers in Kuching met with representatives from higher learning institutions, high schools and polytechnics from New Zealand at the fair.
These included Riccarton High School, UC International College (UCIC), University of Canterbury, Lincoln University, The Ara Institute of Canterbury, University of Otago, The University of Auckland, University of Waikato, New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) and Academic Colleges Group (ACG).
During the fair, Dr David Warren from the University of Otago gave a lecture on the relevance of chemistry today to teach students how best to study and excel in the subject.
After the lecture, all participants were given a chemistry quiz contest. Rebecca Chen from Lodge International School won the main prize.