The Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) had its annual Open Day for postgraduate students on 26 January 2007. The event was held at the IPS building within the University of Malaya. The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya were invited to have a booth at this year event.
The booth was manned by staff from the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine. Professor Patrick Tan, the Deputy Dean for Postgraduate was also there managing the booth and entertaining questions from prospective postgraduate candidates. There were quite a number of enquiries on the Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science in Public Health programmes. The Department also distributed the Doctor of Public Health brochure, the programme will be offered from the 2008 session.