Education Malaysia – Partners Conference 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Tuesday 18 September 2018 – Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is hosting Education Malaysia Partner Conference (EMPC) at Palace of the Golden Horses Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from 18 September – 21 September 2018.

EMPC is a pre-schedule of one-to-one business matching meetings between Malaysian education providers and student recruitment agencies. In this event, institutions will be able to meet several agents in a Rotating Meetings System, which are generally between 15-20 minutes long for each meeting based on pre-scheduled meeting timetable. This event is specially tailored to the need of industrial players and it is not open to public nor students.

EMPC is a 3 days event consists of several Seminars and Workshops, a Welcoming Coktail, Meetings, a Gala Dinner and several FAM Tour. This is a great opportunity for Malaysian education providers to talk face-to-face with quality recruitment agencies and get into depth background of various companies for future business collaboration. This event is expected to be very beneficial to all participants as we are also organising some programs that are specific in the nature of recruitment of international students in Malaysia. We will be expecting some 80 participants worldwide to join this event.

According to Dato Dr Rujhan Mustafa, Chief Executive Officer of EMGS, “This is the very first event to be organised in Malaysia to help promote Malaysia’s Education Institutions worldwide. Our workshop programme will be the most comprehensive and cost-effective way to forming effective partnerships between the participants and to brief our counterparts on our industry developments. It is also a good platform to share new ideas among the participants” he added.

Dato Dr Rujhan also explained that Malaysia has a unique system for easy student visa application. With this system, students will find it very simple and friendly to apply for visa and henceforth makes it more exciting to studying in Malaysia. The students may apply online for a Student Visa with EMGS. If all documents submitted are complete and it complies with the requirements, a Visa Approval Letter (VAL) will be issued within 14 working days from EMGS. With the VAL, the students can enter Malaysia or apply online for a Single Entry-Visa.

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Sarah Azreen Abdul Samat

Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.