Malaysian Educational System.

Malaysia’s official language is Bahasa Malaysia. However, English is spoken by a majority of people throughout Malaysia. The Educational System is overseen by the Ministry of Education. Although, Education is the responsibility of the Federal Government, each state and federal territory has an Education Department to co-ordinate educational matters in its territory. The main legislation governing education is the Education Act 1996.

Higher Education in Malaysia.

Malaysia's Higher Education is divided into public and private education. The National Language of Malaysia is "Malay", although most Universities and Colleges teach in English Language due to growing number of British,Australian, Canadian and American Universities opening their branches in Malaysia. Education may be obtained from the multilingual public school system, which provides free education for all Malaysians, or private schools, or through the new Online Educational System. International and private institutions charge school fees. Most Private Universities in Malaysia work in Educational Partnership with World Class Universities in U.K., U.S.A and Australia to offer student multiple Degree certificates when they graduate.

Malaysian University Certificates.

Certificates obtained by graduating from a Malaysian University is recognised and accepted World wide as all Malaysian Universities listed on this page are fully accredited. Actually, you can study in Malaysia and earn two degrees; one from the University you study and the other from a prestiguous U.K, U.S.A, Canada or Australian University thereby, saving you the cost of living in those countries.

Currency

The local currency used in Malaysia is Ringgit Malaysia (RM). You can change your currency at money changers located in major shopping malls. Most shops in Malaysia accept major credit cards. You can also obtain cash via debit/cash cards from automated teller machines (ATMs). Upon arriving in Malaysia, we advise you to open an account with a local bank. You will need to obtain a letter from our Admission Department for this purpose.

Living Cost

Be sure to plan your expenses while you are studying and living in Malaysia. Average student expenses range between RM1,200 to RM1,800, excluding accommodation and tuition fees.

Healthcare.

EMGS AIA Insurance provides you with a comprehensive medical insurance package. To find out more details of the package, please log into EMGS website at www.educationmalaysia.gov.my.

E.M.G.S Malaysia.

All Malaysia Universities and Colleges of Higher Education process their Admission for International Students through the Education Malaysia Global Services(EMGS). The EMGS has a website that is globally accessible for checking of application status.

Benefit of Studying in Malaysia

Working in Malaysia.

Malaysia allows international students to work on a part-time basis for a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week during semester breaks of more than seven (7) days long.

Student Pass
  1. All foreigners who wish to pursue their education in any level of education in Malaysia are required to apply for a Student Pass and Visa.
  2. Without Visa Approval Letter (VAL), International Students are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
  3. All application documents for Student Pass / Visa must be submitted to the University at least three months before the commencement of the programme.
  4. Your Student Pass is non-transferable and permits you to study only at one particular college.
  5. If you change school or transfer to another school, you would need to process a new student pass.
  6. The pass is valid for 1 (one) year and is renewable while you remain as a student of a particular University in Malaysia.
  7. Annually, the University you would need to submit your International Passport Booklet to International Students Department of your University for Visa or Pas Renewal.
  8. Renewal of Pas is subject to certain terms like your class attendance records and other relevant information provided by your university to the Immigration department of Malaysia.
Important Note: All students and visitors to Malaysia are subject to the Immigration Act 1959/63.

The information above is valid at the time of writing. Check with your local Malaysian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate that this information is still up to date, as immigration rules change from time to time. You can also check from the Malaysian Immigration website at www.imi.gov.my.

  1. List of countries that required Visa without Malaysia Representative Office.
Expiry and Renewal of Student Pass
  1. It is your responsibility to remember when your Student Pass expires.
  2. Application for renewal should be submitted three months before the expiry date. Failing to do so may cause you to be compounded for overstaying in Malaysia by the Immigration Department.
Leaving and Re-entry to Malaysia.

When returning to Malaysia from abroad, ensure that your Student Pass is still valid for no less than one (1) month from the date of re-entry. You are advised to inform us of your travel plans and the length of your stay abroad.

Validity of International Passoport.

If your passport has expired or is damaged, you will have to renew it or apply for a new one at your country’s Embassy, High Commission, Diplomatic, or Consulate Office in Kuala Lumpur.

Transfer of Student Pass Endorsement.

If you are issued a new passport, you will have to apply for the transfer of the endorsement of your student pass from your old passport to the new one.

Communications.

In Malaysia, All Colleges and Universities offer free Wifi around the classroom area and some on-campus Accomodation all have free Wifi, most fast foods like Mcdonalds, KFC, Pizza Hut also offer free wifi.

SCHOOLS IN MALAYSIA.

Here is a list of the Most Popular Universities and Colleges in marketing partnership TS Education Services and the courses they offer to International Students.