Initial report: Malaysian Students’ English Proficiency at Good Level

The preliminary report by the Cambridge English Language Assessment has been positive on the level of proficiency in the language with regard to Malaysian students from the pre-school to pre-university level, says Deputy Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, here, Tuesday. Muhyiddin, who is also Education Minister, was given a briefing on the results of the […]

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Unesco member countries seek Malaysia’s help in education – Muhyiddin

Several United Nations Educational, Sciences and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) member countries plan to seek assistance and in the same time gain experience from Malaysia, especially in education and training of teachers. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who is also the Education Minister, said the requests were received during bilateral meetings with Oman Education […]

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Plan to place EMGS, Immigration officers in same office

The Education Malaysia Global Service (EMGS) is in the midst of working on a plan to have dedicated immigration officers placed in the same office to speed up the international student visa application process. Its chief executive officer Mohd Yazid Abd Hamid said the discussion between the related bodies was ongoing and the decision on […]

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International students with scholarships to get priority to study in M’sia

International students with scholarships will be given priority to study in the country following the move by the Higher Education Ministry to introduce stricter screening process and study requirements for international students. Its Deputy Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said Monday most foreign top achievers who had received government funding or scholarships from recognised international bodies […]

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New Malaysia student visa requirements

Overseas students applying to Malaysian universities will have to take out medical insurance, take Malay language lessons and obtain a standard student card and proof of acceptance from a higher education institution before they can apply for a visa according to newly established Malaysian education authority. Education Malaysia Global Services –EMGS- has been established by […]

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Malaysia to increase foreign student requirements

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia government and the education ministry announced a number of new requirements for foreign students that will see the tightening of regulations for foreigners studying in the Southeast Asian country. The Education Minister Mohamed Khaled Nordin told reporters that the aim is to ensure that all students coming to the country have […]

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