Malaysia most excellent place for higher education

Malaysia Student visa

Malaysia is one of the rapidly developing nations in Asia and is stressing the development of a knowledge-based society. A mass number of English speaking people and affordable higher education in the country attract many international students to its shores. The flourishing oil industry paves the way for abundant job prospects as well. Malaysia boasts […]

Continue reading


The sunny side of leading a Malaysian university

With UK universities facing financial uncertainty, many British academics face a tricky dilemma: should I move overseas to where opportunities can be rather more plentiful? Last year, Graeme Wilkinson, who had served for five years as pro vice-chancellor of Glyndwr University, was casting around for a new role in the UK when he came across an unexpected opportunity: […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading