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Research universities to propel Malaysia into a developed nation


By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid Research and development (R&D) undertaken by higher education institutions are indispensable in propelling Malaysia towards a developed nation status. Therefore, the government under the 10th Malaysia Plan has elevated the status of five universities – Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) ... Read More »

Twenty local universities to collaborate with UGC India

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Twenty local universities have agreed to collaborate with the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to boost student exchange between Malaysia and India. Among the universities involved are Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Universiti Teknikal Melaka Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Mara and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. USM vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Omar Osman said USM as ... Read More »

Malaysia: Govt to continue funding public research universities

Malaysian Students

Encouraged by the performance of local academics in research and publishing articles in international journals, the government said it will continue providing grants for public universities. In the last budget, the government allocated RM600 million as research grants for public institutions of higher learning. “We would like to maintain the same budget. Our research universities are getting better now. We ... Read More »

Produce more research work to improve ratings, Kamalanathan tells universities

Malaysia Universities

He said universities here will have to focus on research and development initiatives to help them compete among their Malaysian counterparts and also other institutions of higher learning overseas. “Universities are not just tasked with producing graduates these days. They must also have initiatives to compete with other institutions worldwide. “If we conduct more researches, we will be able to ... Read More »

Malaysia: Standardise evaluation of medical graduates

There have been nearly 1,000 medical graduates in Malaysia from unrecognised universities since 1992. Many come from poor families and can only dream of enrolling in a recognised university because the agent and tuition fees are extremely high. Although some of these universities are actually affordable, middle men (agents) make them unaffordable because of commission charges which are up to ... Read More »

Malaysian varsities aim to woo Saudi students

Malaysian Ambassador Syed Omar Al-Saggaf said yesterday eight Malaysian universities have confirmed their participation in the international education conference and exhibition to get under way at the Riyadh International Exhibition Center on April 17-20 under the sponsorship of the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education. “We hope that our universities will showcase the quality of education in Malaysia and attract more ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes