MRSM AND POLITEKNIK JOIN SANDAKAN EDUCATION HUB

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SANDAKAN, Oct 26 (Bernama) - Maktab Rendah Sains Mara (MRSM) Sandakan and

Polyteknik Sandakan will join Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) at Sandakan

Education Hub by year end.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said the MRSM building costing RM89mil

is 97 percent ready while the Polteknik building costing RM111.5mil is 99

percent completed.

"Construction work on both educational institutions in the Education Hub

are on schedule and expected ready for use by December," he told reporters after

visitingPolyteknik Sandakan site in Jalan Sungai Batang near here.

MRSM Sandakan built on a ​​26.48 hectares site is capable of accommodating

1,050 students while Polyteknik Sandakan built on a ​​16 hectares site can

accommodate 4,000 students at a time.

- MORE

MUSA-HUB 2 (LAST) SANDAKAN

Musa said that when opened, the two educational institutions will not only

benefit students in surrounding areas but also students from all over the

state.

"In addition to opportunities to further studies, the establishment of

education hub will plays an important role in developing the area especially

Sungai Batang and providing jobs."

He said this is Barisan Nasional''s (BN) way of prioritising education among

young people so that they become useful citizens to religion, race and nation.

- BERNAMA

HG ZUB

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