Category Archives: Science

Universities, colleges to fully reopen by October – Noraini

  PUTRAJAYA The government today allowed four more categories of institutions of higher learning (IPT) students to return to their campuses in stages starting this month and the full student intake would be in October.   Higher Education Minister Datuk

11,000 international students apply to return to Malaysia – Noraini

PUTRAJAYA  Some 11,000 international students from Pakistan, Indonesia and Thailand have applied to return to Malaysia to resume their studies, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Noraini Ahmad today.   She said they are the foreign students who had returned to

UMNOSiswa proposes IPT reopening standardised

  KUALA LUMPUR The Kelab Mahasiswa UMNO (UMNOSiswa) has proposed that the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) standardises the reopening of institutions of higher learning (IPT) for the next semester.   Its president, Mubarak Kunyi, in a statement, said that

UMS student’s grit in taking exam on a tree won viewers’ hearts

Recently a video went viral on a University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) student, Veveonah Mosibin who climbed up a tree to gain internet access in order to take her online examination.   The video uploaded on June 12 on her YouTube

MOE optimistic of schools completing this year’s syllabus

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is optimistic that schools will have enough time to complete the syllabus for this year.   Education Minister, Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said the government would restructure the school schedule this year when schools

UiTM leads with highest downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content

SHAH ALAM Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has retained the top spot among 20 global academic institutions with the highest number of downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content in 2019.   Emerald Publishing, in a statement today, said UiTM remained top with

‘Second family’ helps UTM students get over Raya blues

  JOHOR BAHRU For both foreign and local students in Malaysia, celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri away from home can prove to be a big challenge especially if it’s their first time.   However, the presence of a ‘second family’ who

COVID-19: New cluster detected in Semenyih Immigration Detention Depot

  PUTRAJAYA The Ministry of Health (MOH) has detected a new COVID-19 cluster involving foreigners at the Immigration Detention Depot (DTI) in Semenyih, Selangor, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.   Detailing the new cluster, he said that

UMK monitoring students staying back during the festive period

KOTA BHARU Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) will keep an eye on 88 of its students who have not gone back for the festive period during the conditional movement control order (CMCO).   Its vice-chancellor, Prof Datuk Dr Noor Azizi Ismail,

Last batch of KML students in Labuan leaves for home

  LABUAN A total of 154 Labuan Matriculation College (KML) students left for their homes today, the last among the 2,232 students of the college to be sent back to the peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak after the imposition of the