Japanese participants study English at UPSI

By : Zaki Salleh

TANJUNG MALIM – A total of 10 Japanese nationals were selected to participate in the Language and Culture Workation (Japanese) 2023 programme at the Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) campus.

The two-week programme that ended yesterday exposed learning English to the participants, in an effort to cultivate its use during work.

UPSI Vice Chancellor, Prof. Grandfather Dr. Dr. Amin Md. Taff said that organising the programme also made the university an international education hub.

“In addition to English language studies, participants were also exposed to the Muallim district which has various valuable treasures for visitors to explore as a hub of edu-tourism.

“This initiative also gives exposure to the participants regarding current issues in English.

“At the same time, it helps the participants in their efforts towards the cultivation of its use in the employment sector,” he said in a statement.

In addition, he said, in exploring the potential marketability of UPSI internationally, the programme is seen as a proactive step for opening up more opportunities for collaboration.

He explained that UPSI located in Tanjung Malim is in a strategic location to be an educational reference centre.

It is not only a famous store of knowledge that benefits students, but also explores the potential of UPSI at the international level.

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