Updated on 11th March 2011 Friday 12:52PM
Foreign Universities with Campus in Malaysia
|Location in Malaysia||Established||Country|
|2||Curtin University of Technology||Miri, Sarawak||1999||Australia|
|3||University of Nottingham||Kuala Lumpur||2000||United Kingdom|
|4||Swinburne University of Technology||Kuching, Sarawak||2004||Australia|
Monash University Malaysia Campus
|Established in 1998, Monash
University's Sunway campus was
the first foreign university campus
set up at the invitation of the Malaysian
Government, It's one of eight Monash
campuses in Australia, Malaysia and South
Situated in the modern township of Bandar Sunway Monash brings to the region quality educational opportunities for students to complete degrees from a prestigious foreign university in Malaysia.
There are approximately 3,300 students at the Sunway campus, studying undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered through five schools. About 27% of these are foreign students,
This year, the university moved into its own, purpose-built campus with enhanced facilities for both teaching and research.
The combination of the prestigious degrees and Monash University's uncompromising stand towards academic excellence and student development, make studying at Monash University a unique experience for students in the Asia-Pacific region.
Monash University's campus in Malaysia is one of eight operated by the university in Australia, Malaysia and South Africa, Monash is Australia's largest and most internationalized university. It is one of the top 40 universities around the world/ according to the Times Higher World University Rankings 2005 and 2006, and a member of Australia's prestigious 'Group of Eight' universities recognized for excellence in research, teaching and scholarship.
This Australian university was established in 1958 and is currently Australia's largest university, with a student population of more than 57,000 at eight campuses.
The education provided by Monash is driven by its motto Ancora Imparo' - "I am still learning" - and sustained commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
The university's Australian graduates have a higher than average starting salary and find full-time employment faster than the average [Graduate Careers Council of Australia Graduate Destination Survey, 2003).
The situation is similar in Malaysia, where 80% of Monash graduates are employed within three months of leaving university.
Students from all campuses are encouraged to spend up to two semesters at any other campus, while paying the same fees at the host institution and without disrupting their studies.
Through a combination of engagement with the brightest minds from around the world and local initiatives that drive significant and lasting change, Monash University is positioning itself to deliver solutions to some of the key problems of the 21st century
The courses offered by Monosh University are recognized by the relevant authorities in Malaysia and Australia. These include professional bodies and statutory organizations like the Australian Medical Council, which recently accredited the medical course taught at Monash University's Malaysian campus. The accreditation is a first ever for a course taught fully outside Australia and New Zealand. It will allow graduates of the course to practice medicine in Australia and New Zealand without additional examination requirements.
Similarly, other professional and statutory organizations have also recognized the other relevant programmes taught at the university.
Academic Facilities and Resources
Monash University RM200 million facility located in Bandar Sunway. The new campus is being developed in two phases over a land area of 12 acres.
Stage 1 of the new campus, which was completed in early 2007, has a built up area of 66,133 square meters. The first phase includes the construction of six buildings able to accommodate between 4,000 - 4/500 students and some 450 staff.
Phase 2, the university's capacity will be increased to between 8,000 to 10,000 students.
Student Services Activities
As a full fledged university, Monash University provides its students with a full range of support services designed to facilitate their studies. These include a Student Services Department, which provides all kinds of support to students and organizes a number of events each year, such as an annual Career Fair. Students also have access to two university counselors.
The Monash experience is about gaining an education and developing a holistic lifestyle. Students in the University participate in more than 20 clubs and organizations ranging from sports, religious, school-based, and social. These clubs and organizations are under the purview of the Monash University Student Association (MUSA). MUSA operates the student centre where students have access to pool table, foosball table, a small gym, a large meeting room and a lounge. MUSA also runs a small co-operative store that sells various items.
MUSA organizes various activities that benefit students such as charity, orientation, seminars, etc,
Scholarships / Financial Aid
• In 2003, Monash University attained the prestigious Multimedia-Super Corridor (MSC) status.
• In 2003, Monash University received the Research & Development Excellence Award for the private institutions of higher learning category from the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.
• Monash University is a part of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight, which collectively accounts for up to 70% of research undertaken in Australia.
• Monash University is recognized as one of the top 40 world universities, by The Times Higher Education Supplement, in 2005 and 2006.
• Monash University is ranked 7th place among the top ten universities in Asia Pacific by The Times Higher Education Supplement.
• Monash University is ranked 1 7th place globally for Social Sciences, 23 for Arts & Humanities, 39 for Science and 24 for Technology by last year's edition of The Times Higher Education Supplement.
• Monash graduates enjoy some of Australia's highest employment rates and starting salaries. [Graduate Destination Survey 2003, Graduate Career Council of Australia)
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