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Successful Conclusion of QS Subject Focus Summit – Hospitality & Tourism in Kuching, Malaysia

On 7 December 2018 another edition of the QS Subject Focus Summit concluded successfully in Kuching, capital city of Malaysia’s largest state, Sarawak. The inaugural Summit dedicated to Hospitality and Tourism, with over 200 delegates attending from 40 countries, provided a unique global insight into the challenges and opportunities faced by academic leaders in the field.

The Summit kicked off with keynotes by the Malaysia’s Department of Higher Education Director General, Datin Paduka Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir and Professor Dr Stanislav Ivanov. Official welcomes were delivered by hosting partner UCSI University Vice-Chancellor and President, Senior Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff and Sarawak Chief Minister YAB Datuk Patinggi Dr Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg.

The Summit marks the end of the 2018 event calendar for QS. We look forward to more successful Subject Focus Summits in 2019.

“The experience was great and the deliberations were absorbing. The stay at UCSI was very comfortable too.” – Professor (Dr.) Amitabh Upadhya, Director – Outreach & Accreditation, Skyline University College.

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