Why & How to Study Abroad in Malaysia

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Published on October 31, 2018

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1. STUDY ABROAD IN MALAYSIA

2. TOPICS TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY ACCOMMODATION STUDENT’S CHECKLIST INFORMATION ON VISAS WHY CHOOSE ASIA EXCHANGE WHO WE ARE AND HOW WE CAN HELP YOU UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN MALAYSIA

3. Malaysia is the 12th most popular study abroad destination in the world Universiti Putra Malaysia is ranked as the second best university in Malaysia (Times Higher Education 2016) and acknowledged among the top 400 universities in the world (QS World Ranking, place 376) Kuala Lumpur is one of the best student cities in the world (QS Ranking 2012, place 44) Malaysia is the 9th most visited country (UNWTO 2012) and the 10th friendliest country (Forbes Online 2012) in the world. Kuala Lumpur is Asia’s emerging education hub and makes huge investments in higher education STUDY ABROAD WHERE IT MATTERS 1 2 3 4 5

4. WHY STUDY IN MALAYSIA? Enjoy the best adventure of your life Important business hub Melting pot of cultures Country with a rich cultural heritage Improve your English Improve your CV Grow personally Get high quality of life at low cost 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

5. One of the most affordable cities in Asia HIGHLIGHTS OF STUDYING IN MALAYSIA Unique accommodation options: apartments with swimming pools Stunning variety of attractions and free-time activities Students of various nationalities/backgrounds An unbelievable wealth of natural beauty and a mild, tropical weather 12 months a year

6. OUR PARTNER UNIVERSITY IN MALAYSIA  Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) HOST UNIVERSITY

7. UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA 2-6 courses Max. credits 30 ECTS Autumn semester September – January Application deadline: End of April NIVERSITY (WIP) FACULTIES o Agriculture and Food Sciences o Agriculture o Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences o Computer Science and Information Technology o Design and Architecture o Economics and Management o Educational Studies o Engineering o Environmental Studies o Forestry o Human Ecology o Science o Veterinary Medicine Cooperation since 2013 Spring semester February – June Application deadline: End of September

8. HOW WE CAN HELP YOU FULFILL YOUR DREAM OF STUDYING ABROAD

9. SINCE 2007 500 SENDING UNIVERSITIES 80+ COUNTRIES 6 CONTINENTS 6000 STUDENTS

10. Discounted tuition fees Courses in English No English language certificate is needed Choose courses from multiple faculties Bachelor’s and Master’s level courses WHAT YOU GET

11. WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU AFTER THE STUDY PROGRAM o Transcripts of records mailed to you o Ambassador Program BEFORE THE STUDY PROGRAM o Free consultation and help with practical matters o Simple and fast application procedure o Official Acceptance Letters mailed to you o Study abroad guides o Orientation webinars DURING THE STUDY PROGRAM o Orientation at the destination o Collaboration possibilities to boost your CV

12. Submit the application at www.asiaexchange.org We process the application and confirm your study placement even in one day Prepare your study plan and apply for scholarships at your university if needed Book flights and take care of other travel preparations Experience an unforgettable semester one of the most amazing places on Earth! 1 2 3 4 5 APPLICATION AND SERVICE

13. 2. SINGLE ENTRY VISA (SEV) o After your eVAL is ready, apply for a Single Entry Visa from the Malaysian embassy in your home country. o Contact the Embassy directly for further details GETTING A STUDENT VISA FOR MALAYSIA 1. ELECTRONIC VISA APPROVAL LETTER (eVAL) o The processing time of eVAL can be up to 2 months o Once your eVAL is ready, you can download it from the EMGS website 3. STUDENT PASS (STUDENT VISA) o Attend a medical screening after arriving in Malaysia. o Submit your passport, eVAL, Single Entry Visa and a Letter of Health Endorsement to UPM. o UPM gets the Student Pass for you from EMGS. The processing time is 2-4 weeks. o Student Pass is a multiple entry visa that needs to be cancelled at the end of the semester

14. TO DO BEFORE THE SEMESTER – CHECKLIST Apply for eVAL and SEV Make sure you have travel insurance, a credit card and some local currency Vaccinations (tetanus-diphtheria, hepatitis A and B) Book flights (but pay attention to the duration of the visa process) Travel Notification Join the student Facebook group and read useful blogs on our website Don’t use any drugs! (There will be a medical check-up in Malaysia) Download Grab app (taxi) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

15. ACCOMMODATION IN KUALA LUMPUR UNIV360 o Apartment complex in Seri Kembangan o 2-3 bedroom apartments o Monthly rent per room about 200-300 EUR o Gym, sauna, swimming pool BluConstellation o Many former students have lived in the BluConstellation residential area in Seri Kembangan near The Mines. o Five-bedroom houses o Monthly rent per room is about 200-300 EUR plus electricity and water about 30 EUR per person. o Kitchen, washing machine and TV. Gym and swimming pool o Students and expat families Most students choose off-campus accommodation within easy reach of the campus. KL Sentral is quite far away from campus, and therefore not recommended OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS BY PREVIOUS STUDENTS: o Dreamcity in Seri Kembangan o East Lake Residence in Seri Kembangan

16. PUBLIC TRANSPORT TAXI Traffic culture in Malaysia, as well as in other parts of Asia, may be hectic compared to the traffic culture of your home country. TAXI o Kuala Lumpur has a well functioning taxi system. o Online app company GRAB o Is a great and often more affordable option! o Share taxi with other students! UPM campus is located in Serdang and can be reached by train. KL metropolitan area has a relatively good and cheap transport system, especially compared to many other Asian cities.

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