Sunday, 27 January, 2019 10:51:54 PM

Xiamen University Malaysia 廈門大學馬來西亞分校

Xiamen University Malaysia
First Chinese university campus in Malaysia

Eleven (11) International University's branch campuses operating in Malaysia :

Swinburne University of Technology


Swinburne’s popular engineering and business programmes are accredited by professional bodies such as the Institution of Engineers Australia, Board of Engineers Malaysia and CPA Australia. The undergraduate computing programmes are accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

A student exchange programme is also available, where students can spend up to two semesters in Melbourne or at one of Swinburne’s partner institutions in Europe while paying Swinburne Sarawak fees.
Swinburne students in Kuching have the option of completing their studies locally or at main campuses in Melbourne.
It is a smooth transition, as the programmes and subjects offered at both campuses are the same.

Shanghai Jiao Tong overseas campus in Kuching City Kuching City, Sarawak

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Campus
2014 Putrajaya

Curtin University, Sarawak
Curtin University of Technology Sarawak Campus, Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) is the first offshore campus of Curtin University of Technology Western Australia (Curtin Western Australia), Located in Miri, Sarawak, Curtin Sarawak is the first foreign university campus to be set up in East Malaysia.

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) set itself apart by being the first UK university to establish a fully-owned international branch campus for medicine in Malaysia.
Offering a five-year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) as their first programme, Newcastle alsoexpanded their repertoire with a bachelor’s in biomedical sciences and foundation programmes.

Monash University Sunway Campus
Monash University Sunway Campus offers students a broad range of disciplines to pursue, with the curriculum, facilities and academic strength to back it up.
Choices ranging from arts and social sciences, business and engineering, to information technology, medicine, pharmacy, psychology and science.
Monash has campuses in :
1- Australia,
2- Malaysia and
3- South Africa,
4- a research academy in India with the Indian Institute of Technology (IITB), and
5- a new research-intensive partnership in Suchou, Jiangsu Province in China.
There is also a Monash University Centre in Italy and a recently formed global alliance with Warwick University, UK.


University of Nottingham
Malaysia Campus

One of the first foreign universities entering Malaysia.
University of Nottingham is top-20 British school with a branch campus outside Kuala Lumpur.
Opened in 2000, the University serves a 4,000-strong student body.
University of Nottingham developed a research portfolio heavy on agricultural sciences, a specialization that could not be replicated in its urban U.K. campus.

University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC)
Xiamen University Malaysia 廈門大學馬來西亞分校
Xiamen University Malaysia Campus

Raffles University Iskandar (RUI)

University of Reading, Malaysia UORM

Xiamen University Malaysia Campus school motto of ‘Pursuing excellence and striving for perfection’

The start of construction work for its Malaysian campus in July 2014. Xiamen University in China was founded in 1921 by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Tan Kah Kee, a Chinese businessman who achieved success in Malaysia in the early 20th century.

To be constructed on a 60ha site in Salak Tinggi, Sepang, the Xiamen University Malaysia Campus will be designed in the “Tan Kah Kee architectural style” like its three other campuses in China. It has a planned total floor space of 470,000sq meters, the campus aims to cater to 10,000 students when it is fully operational.

Five faculties will be set up in the university’s first phase of construction;
1- the School of Information Science and Technology; |
2- the School of Ocean and Environment;
3- the School of Economics and Management;
4- the School of Chinese Language and Culture;
5- the School of Medicine.

The campus will also include six student residences, student activity centers and sporting facilities.

The university also plans to run as a non-profit institution here, where surplus funds will be channeled back into research or used to fund scholarships for students.

The university offers courses on :
1- undergraduate,
2- postgraduate and
3- doctoral courses
Graduates will be granted academic degrees from Xiamen University.

Aside from attracting high quality students from abroad, the university will also provide more tertiary options for local students.

Not everyone can study abroad, but now Malaysian students will be able to undertake a global education at a reasonable cost right here in Malaysia.

A diverse student body composed of young people from China, Malaysia and the Asean nations will be educated here.

“Xiamen University will make every effort to build its Malaysian campus into a world-class university, so as to cultivate specialized talents for Malaysia as well as Southeast Asia, and make our due contribution to the prosperity and progress of Malaysia.”
Xiamen University president Prof Zhu Chongsi

The estimated cost of the whole campus is RM1.3bil; it will have all the facilities of a full fledged campus.

The university is expected to admit its first batch of 500 students by September 2015.

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