19 Apr '12, 7am

PTPTN: We didn’t start the fire: by Praba Ganesan The Malaysian Insider Apr 19, 2012 APRIL 19 — When I jumped of...

by Praba Ganesan The Malaysian Insider Apr 19, 2012 APRIL 19 — When I jumped off the bus at noon to register at UKM (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) not many noticed the scraggly looking teenager with a mega-large bag. It was so large; it had clothes, a chess set and even a typewriter. It was the early Nineties and Kurt Cobain was alive making music. Every student had about 20 family members coming to send them off. It was that big a deal, going to a public university. There were no private universities and the private “colleges” were only offering twinning programmes at best. The old ethos: few go to university and many after secondary education join the employment market. This changed with the great expansion before the millennium, around the time the PTPTN national loan system came around. Mahathir’s Malaysia was to be a developed nation in record time, and millions of ...

Full article: http://blog.limkitsiang.com/2012/04/19/ptptn-we-didnt-sta...

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