Australian Students Taps into Malaysian Forensic Science Expertise
Sep13

Australian Students Taps into Malaysian Forensic Science Expertise

    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia will help Australia boost its capacity to respond to mass disasters by hosting forensic science students from Western Australia for a two-week intensive course. Murdoch University forensic science lecturer Dr. Paola Magni worked with the head of UKM Forensics Dr. Raja Zuha to organize the important strategic initiative that will assist budding forensic experts to sharpen their crime and...

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Phong Yap Hui, a Malaysian Student Went Viral with His Photos of Taiwan
Aug19

Phong Yap Hui, a Malaysian Student Went Viral with His Photos of Taiwan

Photos of Taiwan posted by a Malaysian university student on a Facebook page that collects pictures of scenic spots around Taiwan recently wowed online viewers. “Taiwan is a wonderful place. I could not enjoy these beautiful images alone,” said Phong Yap Hui (馮業輝), a photographer from Malaysia. The 20-year-old man, now a student at the National Chin-Yi University of Technology in Taichung, captured spectacular night images...

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Why Julian Had to Travel Over 13,000 km for University?
Jul07

Why Julian Had to Travel Over 13,000 km for University?

I am a Malaysian, but I’m also ethnically Chinese. I grew up in Malaysia and in my final year of secondary school, I recall being told that I was no longer the top student because “the rules had changed.” Traditionally, the top spot was awarded to the student with the highest subject average. But that year, my friend who had scored almost 100 points less than me in total marks — a difference of almost 10 percent between our subject...

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Visit and Study in Australia: Tips for International Students
Jun27

Visit and Study in Australia: Tips for International Students

Where do you plan to go to for your college education? Perhaps you are from Malaysia and are presently planning to study in one of the country’s leading colleges or universities. Or maybe you have already set your sights on studying abroad in one of the colleges or universities in the UK or the USA. It’s also likely that you are still undecided on this matter. Your choice of which educational establishment to attend is a decision that...

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Is Studying Overseas REALLY For You ~?
May31

Is Studying Overseas REALLY For You ~?

Are you ready to embark on a journey thousands of kilometers away from your home? For many students thinking about their education after high school or college, studying overseas may seem like the glamorous option compared to staying in the country to pursue their degree. Whilst studying abroad does have it’s fair share of attractions, let’s just give it a small breakdown to see if you’re better off staying here or...

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What Experts Are Saying About International Education
May20

What Experts Are Saying About International Education

  Education is quickly becoming a valuable commodity, specifically when geared towards foreign students. While any country would be remiss in neglecting to attract the best and the brightest students to their universities, and creating an international reputation, there are much more benefits to an international education. Experts around the world have now formulated several views that are held regarding international education,...

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Engaging The American Liberal Arts System to Learn How to Learn
Jun05

Engaging The American Liberal Arts System to Learn How to Learn

Here’s another article that was written by another brilliant Malaysian who came all the way from Malaysia for an educational system that works better for him. This article was originally published at USAPPS Blog. How has the liberal arts education changed your approach to learning?  You know something is wrong if all you have to do to get an A is memorize your textbook. My high school learning experience was no different than an...

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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before College ?
May25

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before College ?

  College, especially when you are studying abroad, can be a tough transition. You will be away from your family and everything that has been familiar to you all these years. You have to start from scratch, from setting up a bank account to making new friends and adjusting to a different education system. If you sink to the pressure, it might be a difficult journey to get back up on your feet. Below are things that I wish someone...

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