Universiti Malaya; Studying in Malaysia

In Malaysia you can rest assured there is established and high quality education system and standards. Malaysia’s higher education system is equitable and of international standards, closely monitored by the Ministry of Higher Education.

Malaysia is a newly industrialised country where the infrastructure is one of the most developed in Asia with excellent, advanced telecommunications infrastructure, world-class university campuses and facilities with cutting-edge technologies.

Malaysia is one of the safest and most political stable countries in the world with a comparatively low crime rate; being considered free from most natural catastrophes making it an attractive country to live in, especially at present where many parts of the world are grappling with such issues.

Did you know the capital city Kuala Lumpur has been chosen as the most affordable city in the world for students in 2016? (QS Ranking)


Congratulations if you are choosing UM! Universiti Malaya is reasonably the best public institution within the country. There are currently 20 public establishments (or IPTAs) in Malaysia, including Universiti Malaya (UM).



In terms of facilities, you can get the most of your learning by using a range of state-of-the-art, modern, and sophisticated equipment available to all students. I’m from UM’s faculty of geology, the oldest geology department in the country, amongst geological equipment I can mention powder diffraction tools such as XRD and XRF, and electron microprobes like EPMA amongst others. All thereof equipment is ready to use given the subject.

Many new experiences can be shared and gained from participating in various projects and studies too. A long journey in completing a degree doesn’t merely concern education but also how we can gain a lasting lesson about life by thrilling experiences that can be etched on our minds. UM is potentially one of the best choices for employers who are looking for brisk and smart students with robust academic backgrounds. In fact, in terms of employability, UM ranks amongst top 50 in Asia Pacific. (QS Ranking)

Upon reaching to UM, you are already stepping into a new phase of lifetime. Take every single opportunity available through your studying period to showcase your wealth of talent. There are many programs, activities and events that you may join. Though you may be piqued by some as they might be quite time-consuming. Nonetheless, many crucial skills, such as soft skills and interpersonal skills, as well as leadership quality, can be achieved readily.

Choosing the best college can be spoilt for choice. Education-centric matters aren’t about cherry picking. Do your best.

In case you want to apply for the new semester, the application will open on February the tenth.

University Malaya ranks 146th in the world just above Indian Institute of Science. Its Asian ranking is currently 29th just below Kyushu University in Japan. (QS Ranking 2016)

yes. UM is the top university in Malaysia but its very hard to gain the admission. :frowning: