The University of Reading in Malaysia officially inaugurated its new campus in Iskandar, Johor last week, which will have the capacity to cater for 3,000 students. It is the first multidisciplinary campus overseas, and its fifth campus overall.
Malaysia has introduced new measures to streamline international student visa applications by allowing HE students to apply directly through EMGS. The changes should increase transparency, the Higher Education Ministry has said.
English Language Company, an ELT business operating in Asia and Australia, has won an award for its enterprise in Malaysia and commitment to helping build up an English skills infrastructure in the region, scooping the ARFF ASEAN Outstanding Business Award for international education.
Grok Education Services, an education and market entry consultancy company, has opened up a subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, citing significant interest from its institutional clients in having onshore support in the region.
Malaysia’s Ministry of Education released a national ‘blueprint’ of higher education last week, which will aim to transform the country’s higher education sector, and enable it to compete on a global scale.