“Malaysia is currently ranked as the world's 11th most preferred study destination by UNESCO.”
 
The Malaysian government is committed to its vision of turning the country into a high quality education destination for students from all over the globe. The country's Ministry of Higher Education monitors all institutions to ensure that they adhere to the highest standards.
As a result, many reputable foreign universities from countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand have set up branch campuses in Malaysia or engaged in collaboration with Malaysian institutions.
 
Population: Approx. 31,830,000
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Area: 330,803 km2
Currency: Ringgit MYR
Popular Cities: George town, Kota Kinabalu
 
Living in Malaysia
International students studying in Malaysia will get to experience living in a plural and multicultural society. The ethnic diversities of Malaysia expose students to a value-added life, global outlook and better understanding of different cultures, ethnic groups and traditions throughout the world. Apart from mixing with Malaysian students, international students are also exposed to other students from different nationalities.
 
Academic Excellence
·         More than 30 years of experience in international education
·         2% of the international student population around the world
·         Close to 100,000 international students
 
Quality and Standards
The quality of educational institutions in Malaysia is monitored by the Malaysian government enforcement of legislation such as The Education Act, the Private Higher Educational Institutions and The Malaysian Qualifications Agency. The Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) provides guidelines and constant monitoring to ensure colleges and universities meet the highest standards in education and are internationally recognized.
Institutions of higher learning in Malaysia provide professional, career-focused education offering courses that are up-to-date and market relevant. Graduates from Malaysia have no problems finding employment back in their home country. International students can also get an accredited degree from many choices of world-renowned universities from UK, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand through their twinning programs or branch campuses in Malaysia.
 
Intakes
The Main Intakes offered by universities are in June/July and January/February. Some colleges may also have intakes in March and November.
 
Employment
Malaysia’s law allows holders of student pass or permit to work while studying. This enables students to supplement their living and earn extra pocket money for travelling and leisure activities. Students are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of 20 hours per week.