FOREIGN STUDENTS MAKING BEELINE FOR MALAYSIA’S TOP-NOTCH UNIVERSITIES – EDUCATION MINISTER

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia has become a leading higher education destination, attracting tens of thousands of foreign students, thanks to its credible education system and excellent facilities.

Higher Education Minister Idris Jusoh said that to date, 100,000 foreign students from 34 countries are studying here.

“Coupled with (Malaysia’s) political and economic stability, foreign students find studying here very comfortable and suitable.

“Our universities also provide credible courses which further boost their confidence,” he said at an event in the east-coast state of Terengganu.

Idris emphasised that the peace and harmony which prevails in Malaysia also makes it a favoured destination among foreign students.

We should be blessed that our country is safe and sound, he added.

He also noted that Malaysian higher education institutions are among the most reputable in the region.

“I am told that (out of Asean’s top) eight universities, five are in Malaysia,” he said, adding that Malaysian universities rank 25th in the world among 36 countries.

Source: NAM News Network