Explore University Life Workshop

The 'Explore University Life' workshop aims to help young people think about their future and career options by linking their current interests, skills and aptitude with potential courses and programmes available to them after they leave school. They will also be exposed to the various avenues of funding available to them for their studies as well as get acquainted with the skills that they will need to succeed in their university lives.

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Certificate in Practical Goods and Services Tax (GST)

WOU Training Academy (WTA), a subsidiary of Wawasan Open University (WOU), is pleased to offer the above certificate course to the public. The course is jointly organized by WTA and KAC Advisory Services (KAC) and validated by WOU.

The course consists of the following chapters or modules:

  •  Chapter 1:  Introduction and understanding of GST (2 days)
  • Chapter 2:  GST accounting and tax codes usage (2 days)
  • Chapter 3:  Practical application, analysis and GST audits (2 days)
  • Assessment:  Examination (½ day)

Participants who completed the entire course and passed the examination will be awarded the Certificate of Achievement. Exemption of Chapter 1 can be given to participants who have attended GST training and possessed good fundamental GST knowledge. Participants can also attend individual chapters instead of the entire course.

The course will be conducted by trainers who are GST agents, MIA practicing accountants, university lecturer and former customs officer in GST division. Classes will be held in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, on weekdays and weekends, in English and Mandarin. The course fee is HRDF claimable.  For more information and to register for the course, please open the attached course brochure and registration form. If you have any questions, please call us at 04-2180-333 ext 462/110 or email us at wta@wou.edu.my.

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Wawasan Open University's Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (PACE) offers short courses for people who wish to update their knowledge and remain productive and relevant in their work environment.

Any single course or a mix of courses offered by any of the four schools (Business and Administration; Science and Technology; Education, Languages and Communications; and Humanities and Social Sciences) may be taken to suit individual interests and training needs.

Upon completion of the assessment requirements of the course, students are awarded a Certificate of Achievement.  If the assessment is not completed, a Certificate of Completion is offered.

Please contact any of the Regional Centres of WOU or the PACE office at the Penang Campus for more information.


Holiday English Classes

Improve your English language while holidaying in Penang. WOU offers an exciting and highly interactive three-week total immersion English Language Programme. You will benefit from learning English in George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while making friends from different age groups and diverse cultural backgrounds. The course includes an experiential learning-field trip and the opportunity to deepen your English language skills through various activities such as team games and role-plays

For further details, please contact PACE office at WOU Main Campus: 04-2180333 ext. 462 / 110.