The AASO’s talk on Postgraduate Planning – “An Overview of Postgraduate Education: Benefits, Opportunities and Preparation 2023” was successfully held in a hybrid mode on 21 February 2023 (Tuesday). We were honoured to have our guest speaker, Dr. Josephine Jim, Executive Director of AFS Intercultural Exchanges and Chair of Visionary Plus Education Services to share her insights and experiences with our students. She started the talk by introducing different pathways and factors to be considered in pursuing postgraduate studies. She also explained in detail regarding different aspects of the admission requirements, curricula and financial support, etc. The advice and tips she shared regarding postgraduate study planning and application were found by the participants inspiring and pragmatic.
Over 80 students from different faculties and years of study attended this comprehensive talk with various topics being covered:
- Benefits of postgraduate studies
- Choices in postgraduate studies
- Types of admission tests
- Application timeline and preparation
- Alternatives to postgraduate studies
- Personal statement and interview tips
Don’t forget to check out these snapshots from the talk!