Four M’sian unis in TVET want to work with China
29 Aug 2022
Four universities in the Malaysian Technical University (MTU) network have signed a letter of intent (LOI) related to technical and vocational education and training (TVET) with the Guizhou Institute of Technology (GIT), located in southwest China.
Education Malaysia Beijing (EMB) said the universities – Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia and Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka – each signed a LOI.
The LOI was signed at the Second Malaysia-China (Guizhou) Education Cooperation Forum, organised by EMB in collaboration with MTU and GIT, in conjunction with the China Asean Education Cooperation Week in Guiyang, China recently.
Also in attendance at the forum were the consul-general of Malaysia in Nanning, Azlimi Zakaria, and EMB acting director Jason Choy Min Sheng.
Each party will take the necessary steps to encourage cooperation in the academic field, which includes student and academic staff exchange programmes, in addition to research cooperation, EMB said in a statement.
GIT is a polytechnic that focuses on engineering with about 13,000 full-time undergraduate students.