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CATS Recruit Scholarship & Top University Fair 2012

Singapore, 17 July 2012 – Singapore Press Holdings' CATS Classified will be holding the CATS Recruit Scholarship & Top University Fair, the only event of its kind in Singapore, this Sunday (22 July) at Suntec Singapore. 

This year’s CATS Recruit Scholarship & Top University Fair will feature almost 40 universities and 12 scholarship boards, targeted at students with outstanding calibre seeking scholarship support for their overseas studies at leading universities from the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany. Last year’s event drew a crowd of more than 20,000 aspiring scholars and parents.

Scholarship boards of premium employers which will be at the show include the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), Nanyang Technological University, Yale-NUS College and Singapore Press Holdings. These scholarship boards will be looking to attract the brightest and most talented candidates at the event.

Amongst the prestigious line-up of top universities are the University of Warwick, the University of Nottingham, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, as well as seven out of the eight Ivy League universities - Cornell, Harvard, Columbia, Brown, Princeton, Yale and the University of Pennsylvania. These educational institutions will be fielded by students and officials to share insights and address queries from visitors.

There will also be a series of talks by the United States Education Information Center (USEIC), the British Council, and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). In addition, education consulting firm ICON+ will be sharing their expertise on how to do well in the SAT, a prerequisite for college admission in the US, as well as tips on how to gain acceptance to the university of choice.

To help students with the financial aspect of tertiary education, RHB Bank will also be present to offer various study-loan options.

Media Invitation

CATS Classified would like to cordially invite you and your photographer/videographer to cover this event. 

Please RSVP latest by 20 July, Friday, 2pm, to Gary at / 6319 1225 OR Amanda / 6319 5909.

Event details

CATS Recruit Scholarship & University Fair
Date: 22 July 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 10am – 6pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore, Level 4, Hall 402
Admission: Free


Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
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For more information, please contact:

Amanda Ng (Ms)
Communications Executive
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 5909

Kim Soo Nan (Mr)
Head, Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 5978

Gary Yeo (Mr)
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225

About CATS Classified

CATS Classified is part of the Marketing Division of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. It offers the most comprehensive marketplace for products, services and employment through CATS Classified in The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Shin Min Daily News, CATS Klassified in Berita Harian & CATS Fastads in The New Paper.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 
In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. On an average day, 2.92 million individuals or 74 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 330 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp,, and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times Weekend's iPad application. SPH's Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital platforms which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising
SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its latest retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.