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Welcome to Malaysia Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, Malaysia is a fascinating country with a diversity of attractions. Here, three major races, the Malays, Chinese and Indians live in harmony along with the indigenous communities of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo. The ethnic groups of Portuguese, Dutch and Thai origin add colour to the nation’s rich cultural tapestry. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, is one of the most vibrant cities in Asia. This modern cosmopolitan city has a large number of educational establishments, ranging from reputable private schools to world-class higher educational institutions. The country’s main gateway is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Other major international airports are in Langkawi, Penang, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. Over 40 international airlines fly into the country while the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines has a global network that spans six continents.

rainforest that is home to fascinating flora and fauna, glittering skyscrapers, exciting theme parks, scenic hill resorts, charming heritage buildings and year-round festivals and celebrations. Malaysia offers a wide range of accommodation to suit any preference and budget, from international-standard luxury resorts to budget hotels. Serviced apartments and youth hostels are available for long-staying guests. Students will find a delectable variety of Malaysian cuisine, as well as a wide array of restaurants offering continental and international fare. Halal food is widely available and there are many eateries offering vegetarian food in major cities. English is widely spoken here and the warm smiles and friendly hospitality of the locals will soon charm you. From shopping to sightseeing, dining and a host of other attractions, Malaysia offers something for everyone to enjoy.

A myriad of attractions give the country an irresistible appeal. Experience its alluring wonders - breathtaking islands and beaches teeming with marine life, a 130 million-year-old

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Studying

In Malaysia

• Schools • Colleges and Universities • English Courses


Malaysia is fast emerging as a centre for educational excellence in the region. There are many kindergartens, private schools, international and expatriate schools as well as colleges and universities that offer top-notch education. A number of colleges and universities are affiliated with reputable overseas universities. Malaysia is also the pioneer in this region to have branch campuses of foreign universities. The establishment of these foreign university branch campuses reflects the high-level of confidence in Malaysia as a provider of quality education. The international community will find Malaysia an ideal destination for all levels of education. Choose from long-term programmes such as Diplomas, Bachelor’s, Master‘s and Postgraduate Degrees, or short-term English language courses, summer/motivation camps as well as homestays with the locals. Students can enrol in private and international schools, or opt for expatriate schools where they can continue with the syllabi of their respective countries. Studying here is also an ideal option for families that participate in the Malaysia My Second Home programme or health and wellness packages to Malaysia. The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education are dedicated to ensure high academic standards in the country. To further promote Malaysia, the Ministry of Higher Education has set up education promotion centres in Vietnam, China, United Arab Emirates and Indonesia. With more than 500 institutions of higher learning around the country, Malaysia offers international students a wide choice in terms of courses, institutions and locations. Degrees in various fields including Engineering, Medicine, Law, Mass Communication, Tourism, Fashion and Fine Arts can be obtained here at a relatively affordable cost, with the quality assurance that is second to none. Language is not a barrier as English is used as the medium of instruction.

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Foreigners will find a varied student population, from countries such as China, Japan, Singapore, Pakistan, Indonesia, Australia, India, Thailand, Singapore, Iran, Iraq and many other parts of the world. The multiracial backdrop provides an excellent opportunity to interact with one another and understand about different cultures. Most educational establishments are equipped with extensive facilities for studies and leisure. Well-stocked libraries, diverse curricular activities as well as regular seminars and workshops provide the necessary support and create a favourable and conducive environment for students’ development. The abundant natural marvels, sunny tropical weather, colourful festivals as well as the warm and friendly locals will enrich your learning experience and make your stay in the country thoroughly enjoyable. So pack your knapsacks, Malaysia awaits you with endless opportunities for learning, adventure and fun.

Advantages for International Students As a regional centre for educational excellence, Malaysia offers many advantages for international students: • Internationally Recognised Qualifications Enjoy high standards of education and internationally recognised programmes. Qualifications obtained here are on par with those offered in Europe, United States, United Kingdom and Australia.


• International Affiliations

• Knowledge and Skills

Many colleges and universities work in collaboration with reputable foreign universities in United Kingdom, Australia, United States and Canada. Students can take advantage of the cost-saving twinning programmes and credit transfers to obtain foreign Degrees at a reasonable cost. Choose from the unique 3+0 programme to study in Malaysia or 2+1 programmes to complete the final year overseas.

Students can gain various skills through innovative teaching methods, practical trainings, industrial internships and state-of-the-art facilities that are offered by Malaysian colleges and universities.

• An Extensive Range of Options Students will find an extensive range of options for their studies, consisting of both academic and skill-based fields. Choose from traditionally popular courses such as Engineering and Medicine or opt for Business Administration, Computer Science and Information Technology. A growing number of institutions are offering qualifications in Art & Design, Music, Theatre, Fashion as well as Culinary Arts. • English as the Medium of Instruction English is used as the primary medium of instruction in private schools, private colleges and universities, as well as in most public universities in Malaysia. Libraries are well-stocked with books and reference materials in English.

• Political Stability and Safety Malaysia is one of the safest countries in the region, and parents as well as students can rest assured that the warm hospitality of the locals will make studying here a pleasant and enjoyable experience. • Hassle-Free Entry Formalities Malaysia offers hassle-free immigration procedures. Upon arrival, international students will be greeted at the airport by representatives from the respective higher educational establishments. All the necessary arrangements, such as accommodation and transportation will be taken care of, to ensure that students’ first day in the country is pleasant and stress-free.

• Affordability Malaysia offers greatly affordable education compared to traditionally popular countries such as the United Kingdom and United States. Students can take advantage of the reasonable tuition fees imposed by the educational institutions. • Cost of Living The relatively lower cost of living in Malaysia makes it a highly appealing destination for the international student population. Most colleges are situated near to accommodation facilities such as college hostels or private accommodations (serviced apartments, link houses or condominiums) which are available for a reasonable rental fee. Transportation costs (such as train and bus fares) as well as food and beverages are also reasonably priced.

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SCHOOLS

Private Religious Schools

International students of all ages and levels of education will find studying in Malaysia to be a practical and feasible option. There are several types of schools in Malaysia.

Private Religious Schools conform to the Malaysian National Curriculum but place an emphasis on Islamic religion. Some schools incorporate the religious curriculum prepared by State Islamic Departments or Councils. The mediums of instruction are Bahasa Malaysia (the national language), English and Arabic.

International and Expatriate Schools Malaysia’s conducive living environment, pleasant weather and social stability make it a highly appealing destination to people from all over the world. To meet the needs of the growing expatriate community, the Ministry of Education has facilitated the establishment of international and expatriate schools. These schools provide education in accordance to the international curriculum and enable students who are accustomed to the British, American, Japanese, German, Taiwanese, Indonesian and Saudi Arabian school systems to continue their studies uninterrupted while in Malaysia. Students are prepared for examinations such as the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), O-Levels, A-Levels and International Baccalaureate (IB). Besides foreign students, Malaysian students can also enrol in International Schools that comply with the terms and conditions set by the Ministry of Education. Private Schools

Public schools (also known as National Schools) are free and use Bahasa Malaysia as the medium of instruction. These schools conform to the Malaysian Integrated National Curriculum. Some public schools (National-type Schools) conduct classes in other languages such as Mandarin and Tamil. However, students are taught Bahasa Malaysia and English. In all public schools, Mathematics, Science and Information Communication Technology (ICT) are taught in English to prepare students for common examinations such as UPSR, PMR, SPM and STPM. Foreign students can be accepted into public schools if they are : • children of diplomats • children whose parents have authorised work permits • children whose parents have a permanent resident status

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

International students can select from the many private primary and secondary schools in the country. These privately-funded schools offer syllabi that conform to the Malaysian Integrated National Curriculum. English is the main medium of instruction and subjects such as Mathematics, Science and Information Technology are taught in English. Enrolment is open to both Malaysian and foreign students. Chinese Independent Secondary Schools These schools use Mandarin as the medium of instruction and conform to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education. Its enrolment is open to both Malaysian and foreign students. Most schools in this category conduct their own widely recognised examinations such as the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC). However, students can choose to sit for additional Malaysian public examinations as private candidates.

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Malaysia welcomes international students from various countries to pursue their higher education here. There are numerous public and private institutions of higher learning that provide a diverse range of courses in various areas of specialisation. The availability of external degree programmes and twinning programmes are among the factors that make Malaysia a preferred destination for higher education.


Private Colleges

Branch Campuses of Foreign Universities

A wide range of study options await international students at Malaysian private colleges. Students can choose from pre-university programmes, franchised degree programmes, professional and semi-professional courses, to English courses, internationally-rated internal Certificate or Diploma programmes and many more.

The establishment of foreign university branch campuses in Malaysia reflects the high standards of education here. Offering identical degree qualifications as the main/parent campus, these branch campuses also ensure the same course materials and quality of education. Students can enjoy many privileges such as automatic registration as a student at the parent campus and an opportunity to spend one or more semesters at the parent campus with no disruption to their studies. Hence, by enrolling in a branch campus in Malaysia, international students can obtain the same degrees as the main campus in Australia or United Kingdom, at a fraction of the cost. Areas of study range from university foundation programmes, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees to Postgraduate courses in various fields including Business, Applied Science, Engineering, Information Technology and Medicine.

One of the most popular choices among both local and foreign students is the 3+0 programme. Under this arrangement, private colleges are given permission by their foreign partner university (or host university) to conduct the entire degree programme in Malaysia. Thus, students can obtain a British, American, Australian, French, New Zealand or Canadian degree entirely in Malaysia without going overseas. Alternatively, students can opt for the 2+1 split degree programme to complete their final year at overseas institutions. In both options, the degree qualification will be awarded by the foreign partner university. Credit Transfer Programmes and Advanced Standing Programmes are other collaborative efforts with overseas universities. A large number of international students choose Malaysia for pre-university programmes such as GCE A Levels, South Australian Matriculation (SAM), Western Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) and Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP). Students who intend to sit for external professional examinations will be happy to find that these colleges are well-equipped to prepare them for qualifications such as MICPA, MIA, ACCA-UK, ICSA-UK, CIMA-UK, CPA-AustraliaIEM and EC-UK. Postgraduate programmes are also offered in collaboration with foreign universities.

Private Universities And University-Colleges Malaysia offers a wide choice of locally grown private universities and university-colleges, which award their own qualifications. Benchmarked against international standards, these universities and university-colleges meet the standard criteria and stringent requirements set by the National Accreditation Board (LAN). International students can pursue a a wide range of courses such as pre-university programmes, Diplomas as well as Bachelor’s, Master’s and Postgraduate Degrees. The worldwide recognition, coupled with the reasonable fee make these establishments a popular choice for both local and international students.

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International Public University The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) is the only international public university in the country. It operates under a Board represented by the university’s sponsoring governments and organisations, which include Malaysia (host country), the Maldives, Turkey, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC). It offers a wide range of courses in various disciplines including Economics, Law and Science. Public Higher Education Institutions Public higher education institutions in the country comprise of universities, university-colleges, community colleges, colleges and polytechnics. Public universities can be found in almost all states in the country and the courses offered range from Arts, Humanities, Engineering, Science to Information Technology and many more. International students have the opportunity to further their studies in public universities and university-colleges, especially in postgraduate programmes.

ENGLISH COURSES Malaysia offers a conducive environment to learn English. The wide recognition given for the courses, the tutorial support by qualified professional lecturers and the availability of academic and supplementary materials in English make the country a popular choice for English courses. Among the English courses available in Malaysia are preparatory courses for internationally recognised English language tests such as TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System). There are a number of courses conducted by ELS English Language Centres in Malaysia, such as the Certified Intensive English Programme, Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 109, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Programmes, Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Programme, English Plus, Young English Explorer Programme and Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Programme. In addition, English language courses are also offered by private colleges and universities. These include the Bachelor of English (Hons) Programme, General English Proficiency, Diploma in English for Business, Intensive English Programme, Report Writing, English for Specific Purposes and English Improvement Programme.

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Camps &

Outdoor Programmes


Malaysia’s beautiful countrysides, rushing rivers, ancient rainforests and majestic mountains provide the excellent backdrop for a range of outdoor and recreational activities. Foreign students of all ages can find a variety of enjoyable programmes here. Both the adventure-lover and the leisure-seeker will find Malaysia to be the ideal destination for summer camps, motivational courses and a host of other interesting pursuits. Trek into the rainforests to experience the sights and sounds of nature or pit your strength against the rapids in a white-water rafting expedition. The bright sunny weather and natural diversity are great for leadership trainings, character building programmes and team-building activities. In addition, students will learn about the profusion of exotic plants and wildlife that make our rainforests as their home. For the more adventurous, the warm waters around the country create the perfect setting for diving lessons of various levels, from introduction to instructor-level courses. These courses are certified by recognised agencies such as PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors) and SSI (Scuba Schools International).

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Cultural immersion programmes offer students an opportunity to experience the local lifestyle. Try your hand at painting Batik, a unique and versatile fabric which features hand-painted or block motifs, or learn silat, a Malay martial art with elaborate movements. For the unique opportunity of living among the friendly villagers, students can participate in homestay programmes at the many scenic and charming villages. Live with your friendly host family and enjoy a variety of traditional pastimes, from congkak, an indoor game to sepak takraw, an interesting ball game. Enrich your knowledge by observing the customs, traditions and culture of the locals and take back warm memories of your educational visit to Malaysia.


HOMESTAY PACKAGES Sample Itinerary Day 1

Day 3

Arrive at your selected kampung and be greeted by the local representative, who will give you a briefing on what to expect. You will also be introduced to your foster family, the people whom you will be living with during your stay. After unpacking, enjoy your first meal with your host family and get to know a little about them. Later, take a tour of your kampung, either on foot or on a bicycle. In the evening, join the boys for a game of sepak takraw or chat with your hosts. Take a bath, kampung-style – using a bucket and dipper – and get ready for a hearty meal. After dinner, stroll to the local community hall for a cultural performance by the villagers.

After having breakfast, bid farewell to your host family. You will return home with fond and cherished memories of an amazing cultural and social experience. All this from a little kampung in Malaysia.

Day 2 Wake up to the crowing of cockerels and after a quick bath, proceed to have breakfast, which might be the popular nasi lemak. This is followed by a school visit, which involves a tour and some activities. Lunch is served back in your host’s home after which additional activities may also be organised. Follow a farmer out to the plantations to try your hand at tapping a rubber tree or watch how the kampung folk process agricultural products like paddy or cocoa. Observe and try batik-making with the help of village women. Create a colourful masterpiece of your own to take home. Sit down and relax while playing a game of congkak, or trek through the rainforest as you make your way to a waterfall. Once the sun sets, settle down to a sumptuous family dinner and enjoy more traditional delights. After that, you may want to participate in a mock traditional wedding, which is highly recommended.

For further information on homestays, students can contact: • •

Tourism Malaysia Offices (refer to page 35) Or visit www.homestay.motour.gov.my


SAMPLE TOURS/PACKAGES

Packages Offered by Malaysian Travel Business Sdn. Bhd. 4 Days / 3 Nights Kuala Lumpur / Melaka Minimum 30 pax

3 Days / 2 Nights Taman Negara, Pahang Minimum 30 pax

Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, lies midway along the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is the heartbeat of Malaysia, serving as its cultural, commercial and transportation centre. Better known as ‘KL’ to the locals, the city is a heady mix of history and culture intertwined with mushrooming skyscrapers.

The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Tembeling Jetty takes approximately three hours. Visitors have to embark on a 3-hour boat ride from Kuala Tembeling to the resort.

Melaka’s appeal lies in its rich and colourful past. Its 600 years of history is reflected in its ancient buildings, interesting streets, delectable cuisine and unique cultural heritage. The local population reflects an engaging intercultural heritage.

Day 1 Arrive at Kuala Lumpur. Proceed for Half-Day Heritage Tour after lunch. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel. Day 2 Breakfast. Continue visit to places of interest in Kuala Lumpur. Lunch at local restaurant. Next, visit the Handicraft Centre (Karyaneka) and visit Warisan Nusantara to view a collection of keris or the Malay dagger. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel. Day 3 After breakfast, as early as 8.30am, travel by coach to ‘Melaka, the Historical City’ . Lunch at Baba & Nyonya restaurant. Back to Kuala Lumpur at 4.00pm. Sightseeing at Putrajaya. Cruise at Lake Putrajaya, Dinner at Putrajaya. Depart to Kuala Lumpur and check-in. Day 4 Breakfast with day at leisure. (Free & Easy) Check-out.

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Day 1 Arrive at Kuala Tembeling and proceed to the registration office at Kuala Tembeling Jetty. After lunch, depart by boat to Taman Negara (ETD 1400hrs/ETA 1700hrs). After dinner, proceed to the Taman Negara Interpretation Show, and then go for a night walk/jungle trekking. Overnight at resort. Day 2 After breakfast, take a boat ride and then proceed to the canopy walkway. Depart by boat to Pengkalan Gua for jungle trekking and cave exploration. Return to the resort for lunch followed by rapids shooting (depending on the water level). BBQ dinner at resort. Day 3 Depart by boat to Kuala Tembeling Jetty (ETD 0900hrs / ETA 1200hrs).


3 Days / 2 Nights Homestay Programme in Teluk Melano, Sarawak. Minimum 30 pax

3 Days / 2 Nights Kuching, Sarawak Minimum 30 pax

Teluk Melano is a perfect nature retreat blessed with beauty, charm and all the attractions of a tropical paradise. Its crystal clear waters, tropical rainforest and pristine beaches offer endless opportunities for eco-tourism activities. It is situated on the western tip of Sarawak, fronting the South China Sea.

Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state, is simply unique. The narrow bustling streets are crammed with shops selling a variety of goods, from ethnic crafts to exotic souvenirs. There are ornate Chinese temples, fine examples of colonial-style architecture, a beautiful waterfront and a number of interesting museums, including the world-famous Sarawak Museum. The ethnic diversity that has shaped the city over the years is evident in the various cultural and religious activities, as well as languages, cuisine and architecture.

Fly to Kuching; from there take a further 100km drive. Upon arrival, visitors will be greeted by a local representative of the Teluk Melano Homestay Programme. The village is renowned for having the most beautiful beach in Sarawak. Main attractions: • Snorkelling • Tour of Tanjung Datu National Park - wildlife area Day 1 Visitors will be greeted upon arrival at the Kuching International Airport and transferred by coach to Semantan (about 2 hours). Along the way, visit the Sempadi Reforestation Station and Honey Bee & Mulberry (silk) Farm. After lunch at Semantan, embark on a speedboat ride to Telok Melano. Orientation will commence at the Information Centre. Proceed with visits to pepper, cocoa and rubber plantations. Dinner is followed by a cultural performance of ‘Gendang Melayu’ (Malay drums). Day 2 Breakfast, followed by a full-day trip to Tanjung Datu National Park. Trek through the jungle trails to Tanjung Datu (1 hour 40 minutes). Explore the park for sightings of wildlife (Borneo gibbons, pangolins, silver leaf monkeys and hornbills). Picnic lunch at the park, and snorkelling at Labuan Gadung and Pulau Gado. Return to Teluk Melano for dinner and stay overnight with the host family. Day 3 After breakfast, depart by boat to Semantan, en route by land to Kuching. Stop over at Gunung Gading National Park. Lunch at the nearby town of Lundu. (Kindly book onwards flight after 1700hrs).

Day 1 Arrive at Kuching. Proceed for Half-Day Kuching City Tour. Visit places of interest such as the Colonial Court House, Clock Tower, Monument of Charles Brooke, Malay Village, Istana, Kuching Waterfront, Sarawak Museum, Cat Museum, City Mosque (or Chinese Temple) and Pottery Factory. After lunch, rest of the day is at leisure. Seafood dinner (cross over Sarawak river). Overnight at hotel. Day 2 After breakfast, proceed to the ‘Living Museum’ or the Sarawak Cultural Village, to experience the cultural diversity of the seven major ethnic groups in Sarawak. You can also enjoy a 45-minute cultural show at the theatre. After lunch, visit the Semenggoh Orang Utan Sanctuary to see ‘the Wild Man of Borneo’ which is the Orang Utan. See their unique ‘humanlike’ behaviour as they come out from the jungle during feeding times. On the way back, stop by at the Pottery Factory for some shopping. Dinner. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel. Day 3 Breakfast with day at leisure. Check-out.

For further information on the tours or bookings, contact: Malaysian Travel Business Sdn. Bhd. Tel : 603–2163 0162 Fax : 603–2162 9439 E-mail : mtb@mtbiz.com.my

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Packages Offered by Go Camping Malaysia Kayaking Expedition to Pangkor Island, Perak 3 Days / 2 Nights Minimum Age : Maximum Age : Depart from : Includes : Excludes : What to Bring :

Nil Nil Kuala Lumpur As per itinerary Transportation and insurance A positive, friendly attitude & good sense of humour! River sandals, swimming costume, sunscreen lotion, personal medication and insect repellent.

Itinerary Day 2

Day 1 8.00 am 11.00 am 12.00 pm 1.00 pm 2.00 pm

Depart from Kuala Lumpur Arrive at Pangkor Island Outdoor Safety Briefing Lunch Camp Craft Team Building Games

4.00 7.30 9.00 11.00

Water Confidence / Kayaking Basics Shower / Dinner Briefing on the Expedition Lights Out

pm pm pm pm

Day 3 7.00 am 0.00 1 12.00 1.00 2.00 5.00

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Wake up / Morning Exercise Breakfast

am Survival Rescue Course pm Closing Ceremony pm Lunch pm Departure pm Arrive at Kuala Lumpur and continue with city activities

6.30 am

Wake Up Morning Exercise Breakfast

8.00 am 12.00 pm

Kayaking Expedition Starts (around Pangkor Island) Lunch (Packed Lunch) Expedition Continues

3.00 pm 5.00 pm 7.30 pm 9.00 pm 10.30 pm 12.00 am

Finish / Rest Games Shower / Dinner Group Activity Presentation Night Walk Lights Out


Mountain Expedition to Mount Kinabalu, Sabah 5 Days / 4 Nights Minimum Age : Maximum Age : Depart from : Includes : Excludes : What to Bring :

13 years 60 years Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) As per itinerary Transportation to and from KLIA and insurance A positive, friendly attitude & good sense of humour!

Itinerary Day 1 5.30 am 7.00 am 9.00 am 12.00 pm 4.00 pm 4.30 pm 8.00 pm 9.00 pm Day 2 5.30 am 6.00 am 6.30 am 7.30 am 8.00 am 12.00 pm 14.00 pm 7.00 pm 8.00 pm

Depart from Kuala Lumpur to KLIA Registration at KLIA Depart to Kota Kinabalu Arrive at Kota Kinabalu Airport Lunch Kundasang to Kinabalu Park Registration & Check In at Hostel Dinner MET 1 (Briefing) Lights Out

Wake Up / Get Ready / Check Out Breakfast Store Luggage at the Kinabalu Park Store Move to Timpohon Gate / Exercise The Adventure Starts Here / Trekking Packed Lunch Arrive at the Hostel Rest & Relax Dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant MET 2 Pack / Lights Out

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Day 3 2.00 am 2.30 am 6.00 am 7.30 am 9.30 am 10.30 am 2.30 pm 4.30 pm 7.30 pm 9.00 pm

Wake up & Get Ready Summit Attack Hurrahhh!!!.....Low’s Peak (4095.2 metres) Descend to Laban Rata Breakfast Descend to Kinabalu Park Arrive, Lunch & Rest Check out & Move to Poring Hot Springs Poring Hot Springs / Dinner / Relax (hot spring bath) MET 3 Lights Out

Day 4 7.00 am 8.00 am 10.30 am

3.00 pm 8.00 pm

Breakfast / Packed Check out & Move to Kota Kinabalu Move to Sapi Island Water Safety & Confidence Training & Basic Snorkelling Course BBQ Lunch Check into Kota Kinabalu Hotel Rest / Shopping MET 4 Dinner Pack / Lights Out

Day 5 7.00 am 7.30 am 8.00 am 10.00 am 10.30 am 11.30 am 12.30 pm 3.30 pm 5.00 pm

Wake Up & Get Ready Breakfast Last Minute Shopping MET 5 at Kota Kinabalu Hotel Transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport / Check in Lunch Depart for KLIA Arrive at KLIA Arrive at Kuala Lumpur

For further information or bookings, contact: Go Camping Malaysia Tel : 603-6277 4029 / 6280 2750 Fax : 603-6280 4750 Email : gocamp@gocampingmalaysia.com

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Packages offered by AOS-Experiential Education Centre Sdn. Bhd. (Subsidiary of Asian Overland Services Tours & Travel Sdn. Bhd.)

Leadership Adventure Camp 4 Days / 3 Nights Day 2

Day 1

8.00-8.30 am

Meet at Designated Pick-up Point Ex-KL to Jungle Lodge.

8.00-8.30 am

Wake-Up Call, Warming Up, Morning Exercise and Morning Jog up to the Gombak-Bentong road

8.31-9.00 am

Breakfast

8.31-9.00 am Arrive at Jungle Lodge, Gombak by AOS SIC Sit-in Coach or 15-seat Shuttlebus

9.01-10.30 am

Session 7: Educational Tour to the Orang Asli Museum (The largest aboriginal museum in Southeast Asia)

10.31-10.45 am

Morning Tea Break at the Museum Compound

10.46-11.15 am

Return - Trek Back to the Jungle Lodge

9.01-9.30 am Briefing by Summer Camp Director 9.31-10.15 am Session 1: Ice-Breaking Programme & Team Formation

10.15-10.30 am Morning Tea Break 10.31 am12.00 pm Session 2: Adventure Learning Programme 12.01-1.00 pm

Session 3: Summer Camp Master Programme

1.01-2.00 pm Standard Jungle Lodge Buffet Lunch at the Open Dining Area

11.16 am12.30 pm

12.30-1.30 pm Outdoor Adventure Lunch

2.01-3.30 pm Session 4: Initiative Task

1.31-3.30 pm

3.30 pm Afternoon Tea Break

3.30 pm

3.31-6.00 pm Session 5 (A): Initiative Task (1) – Bamboo Rafting 6.01-7.00 pm Session 5 (B): Initiative Task (2) – Camp Craft 7.01-8.00 pm Dinner: Standard Jungle Lodge Dinner at the Dining Hall. 8.01-9.00 pm Session 6: S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting, Mission & Vision (1)

Theme Night & Camp Participants’ Presentation

Theory & Basic Abseiling Course Evening Tea Break

3.31-5.30 pm

Session 9 (A): Basic Abseiling Course at Jungle Lodge

5.31-6.30 pm

Session 9 (B): Search & Rescue Mission

6.31-8.00 pm

Session 9 (C): Adventure Themed Dinner

8.01-10.00 pm

9.30-10.00 pm

Session 8: Practical Camp Craft Outdoor Cooking

10.01-10.30pm

Session 10: Nocturnal Walk Supper

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Day 3

Day 4

8.00-8.30 am Wake-up Call, Warming Up, Morning Exercise and Prepare for Outdoor Programmes

8.00-8.30 am Wake-up call: Roll-call , Warming Up, Morning Exercise and /Prepare to Break Camp

8.31-9.00 am Breakfast

8.31-9.00 am Morning Breakfast: Outdoor Cooking

9.01-9.45 am Session 11: The Art of Survival

9.01-9.20 am Session 18: River & Jungle Trekking 2

9.45-10.14 am Session 12: Prepare for River Trekking Expedition

10.15-10.30 am Morning Tea Break 10.31-11.30 am Session 13: River & Jungle Trekking Expedition

9.21-10.15 am

On the return trek, participants will explore the WW2 underground tunnel and will abseil a vertical shaft tunnel using a fixed 30’0� high commando rope ladder

10.16-10.30 am Morning Tea Break

11.31 am12.00 pm Session 14: Camp Craft & Pitch-Up Tent

10.31am12.30 pm Session 19: High Rope & Flying Fox Programme

12.01-1.00 pm Session 15: Outdoor Survival Cooking 12.31-1.30 pm Farewell Lunch at the Jungle Lodge 1.01-4.30 pm Session 16 : Jungle Trekking to Sungai Pisang

4.31-5.30 pm Trek back to the base camp for the night. Along the way, record down the number of plants, types of plants, collect leaf/sand/fungi samples for later study at base camp.

1.31-2.00 pm Depart AOS-EEC Outdoor Training Centre, The Jungle Lodge by coach for Kuala Lumpur Programme ends upon disembarking at Kuala Lumpur

5.31-6.30 pm Prepare for Outdoor Campfire

For further information or bookings, contact:

6.31-7.00 pm Free & Easy: Bathe in River and Prepare for Dinner

7.01-8.00 pm Dinner: Outdoor BBQ Dinner near the Campfire

AOS-Experiential Education Centre Sdn. Bhd. Tel : 603-4252 9100 ext. 394 Fax : 603-4257 1133 E-mail : razikin@asianoverland.com.my Website : www.summercamp.com.my / www.asianoverland.com.my

8.01-10.00 pm Session 17: Nocturnal Walk 2 10.01-10.30 pm Supper

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Enjoying

The Holidays


Students in Malaysia will find that there are many exciting ways to spend their holidays or semester breaks. Explore the various places of interest at leisure or join an organised tour to take in the sights. Students are advised to make their plans early during festive and holiday seasons. Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur, or ‘KL’ as it is affectionately known, is a vibrant metropolis amidst colourful cultures. It is home to a population of 1.5 million people and is a microcosm of modern Malaysia. KL has an endless number of attractions that will keep students delighted. It is a city of delightful contrasts, offering a combination of modern sophistication and nostalgic old-world charm. Go up the Petronas Twin Towers, the world’s tallest twin buildings, to view the city from a dizzying height. Another major landmark is the KL Tower, where students can enjoy colourful cultural performances and a nature walk. Don’t miss a trip to the Cosmo’s World Theme Park in Berjaya Times Square, said to be the largest indoor theme park in Southeast Asia. The Moorish Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Merdeka (Independence) Square are attractions that offer glimpses into the city’s rich past. Lush greenery and well-manicured parks lend a refreshing appeal to the city, earning it fame as the ‘Garden City of Lights’.

Enjoy a stroll amidst the shady trees and tropical blossoms of the KL Lake Gardens or take in the sights and sounds of nature at the Bird, Deer and Butterfly Parks. Avid shoppers will be delighted to discover a wide range of shopping establishments catering to every taste and budget. Take your pick from international designer labels to exquisite handicraft items. An endless range of products can be found at huge one-stop shopping malls such as Berjaya Times Square, Suria KLCC and Mid Valley City. Take a stroll along Bintang Walk, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan P.Ramlee to experience the exciting nightlife. To find unique souvenirs and novelty items, don’t miss a trip to Petaling Street and Central Market. KL has a comprehensive transportation network and ample modern facilities. Just 25 km to the south of KL is Putrajaya, the nation’s new administrative capital. Hailed as an intelligent garden city, the township is constructed with detailed planning, innovative urban design and preservation of the environment. Attractions include the stately Prime Minister’s Office and Residence, the pink-domed Putra Mosque as well as Putra Square, the city’s ceremonial centrepiece. Enjoy a boat ride at the scenic lake or view the numerous aesthetically designed bridges that span the water bodies. Selangor Situated just outside the capital city, Selangor is the most developed state in the country with a large number of educational establishments. A wide range of natural and man-made attractions give the state its touristic appeal. Selangor is one of the few places in the world where students can watch the spectacular display of fireflies. It is also home to the Sepang International Circuit, venue of the exciting annual Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix. For nature lovers, the nearby FRIM (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia) is an ideal destination to marvel at the diverse varieties of plants and trees. Another highlight is Batu Caves, a massive limestone outcrop that draws people from around the world during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, or more popularly known as the Blue Mosque,

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features the world’s tallest minarets. There are numerous shopping malls and amusement centres in the state, including the Egyptian-themed Sunway Pyramid, and Sunway Lagoon. The Mines Wonderland is another exhilarating themed attraction, built on the world’s largest open cast tin mine.

The neighbouring Negeri Sembilan is a small but interesting state, with a rich culture and history. It is often identified with the pervasive influence of the Minangkabau culture, reflected in the upswept roofs reminiscent of buffalo horns. Make a trip to Port Dickson beach, a popular weekend getaway.

To the north of Selangor, Perak is home to several attractions including Pangkor Island and the award-winning Pangkor Laut Resort. The royal town of Kuala Kangsar, Gua Tempurung’s fascinating limestone formations and the mysterious Kellie’s Castle are other highlights.

Penang

Melaka One of the most popular destinations in the country, Melaka has a great historical significance. In its heyday, Melaka was the region’s largest emporium attracting traders from as far as China, India, Arabia and Europe. Its successive colonial eras under the Portuguese, Dutch and British have transformed the state into a cultural melting pot. Well-preserved old buildings and museums give the state its irresistible appeal. Highlights include the salmon-red Stadthuys, Christ Church, St. Paul’s Church and the A’Famosa fortress. For those with a penchant for antiques, Jalan Hang Jebat or Jonker Street has a stretch of antique stores, galleries and souvenir shops. Enjoy a trishaw ride along the historic heart for an unforgettable experience. Away from the main town, Ayer Keroh beckons with a recreational forest, zoo, crocodile farm and other captivating man-made attractions. To cool down on a hot day, visit the A’ Famosa Water World for some splashing excitement. While in Melaka, don’t miss the tempting array of local delicacies, ranging from Nyonya cuisine to spicy Portuguese fare.

Famed as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, Penang has long been a favourite destination for travellers to Malaysia. This enchanting island resort boasts alluring beaches, a colourful history, rich potpourri of cultures and oldworld charm. Georgetown, the bustling state capital, combines the best of the East and West as seen in its fine old buildings, each bearing the stamp of different foreign influences. Take a trishaw ride to discover its eclectic blend of colonial, Moorish, Indian and Chinese architecture. Among the places of interest are the ornate Khoo Kongsi building, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Botanical Gardens, Fort Cornwallis and Wat Chaiyamangkalaram, a Buddhist temple with one of the world’s longest reclining Buddha statues. Locals swear Penang has Malaysia’s best food – visitors can sample the variety of mouth-watering cuisine at open-air stalls along Gurney Drive. Further north, Perlis and Kedah are touted as ‘Malaysia’s Rice Bowl States’, for their sprawling paddy fields. Rounded limestone hills rise above the rice fields, and many contain caves with magnificent formations. The international island resort of Langkawi in Kedah consists of 99 islands shrouded in fascinating myths and legends. Its breathtaking scenery, luxury beach resorts, rustic ambience, prolific marine life and duty-free shopping make Langkawi an ideal holiday destination.

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Johor Johor, the southern gateway to Peninsular Malaysia, is linked to Singapore by a causeway and a bridge. Its unspoilt beaches, pristine nature and championship golf courses make it a sheer delight for visitors. The vast wilderness of the Endau-Rompin National Park is ideal for hiking and other adventure sports. For nature lovers, the legendary Gunung Ledang or Mount Ophir provides a two-day return trek, passing through waterfalls and forests. Like diamonds in the South China Sea, the islands of Rawa, Sibu, Besar and Pemanggil offer excellent snorkelling, windsurfing and other water sports. Experience the thrill of standing at land’s end at Tanjung Piai, the southernmost tip of the Asian continent. Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang make up the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia. The largest state in the peninsula, Pahang is endowed with natural attractions. It is home to Taman Negara, the country’s premier national park and Tioman Island, hailed as one of the best island retreats in the region. Genting Highlands, dubbed as the ‘City of Entertainment’ , is a major tourist attraction featuring heart-stopping rides, a casino, golf course and cable cars. The charming hill resorts of Cameron Highlands and Berjaya Hills make for refreshing vacations. In Terengganu, the captivating islands of Redang, Perhentian, Lang Tengah, Kapas and Tenggol offer incredibly azure waters teeming with marine life. Kelantan is best known for its laid-back charm, traditional pastimes and cottage industries. Sabah and Sarawak The states of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo offer visitors a unique experience in the midst of diverse ethnic communities, primeval rainforests and unique flora and fauna. Famed as the ‘Land Below the Wind’ , Sabah boasts 32 ethnic communities speaking nearly 80 dialects. Its capital of Kota Kinabalu is the gateway to eco-adventures like mountain-climbing, white water rafting, diving and river cruising. Comprising five islands, the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is a veritable playground for water sports.

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Students should not miss an opportunity to conquer Mount Kinabalu, one of Southeast Asia’s highest peaks. For an adrenalin-pumping experience, go white water rafting in the Padas or Kiulu Rivers. The Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre offers the fascinating experience of standing close to these primates, touted as ‘the Wild Man of Borneo’. For a leisurely time, enjoy a ride on the antique train from Tanjung Aru to Tenom through the picturesque Padas Gorge or take the North Borneo steam train to Papar. Experienced divers can visit the world-famous Sipadan Island, well-known for its sea turtles, reef sharks and a thrilling drop-off. Located off the west coast of Sabah, Labuan Island is a paradise for wreck diving, deep sea fishing and several World War II memorials. Sarawak or the ‘Land of the Hornbills’, beckons visitors with exciting eco-adventures. Endowed with one of the world’s richest and most diverse eco-systems, Sarawak is a perfect destination for activities such as trekking, caving, mountain climbing, kayaking, biking, rafting and diving. The state boasts a rich tapestry of cultures. Kuching, the vibrant capital, is located along the banks of the Sarawak River. It lays claim to many museums, including the Sarawak Museum which contains one of the region’s best ethnographic collections. Damai Beach, a short drive from Kuching, is a pleasant getaway with scenic beaches, sprawling golf courses and international-standard beach resorts. Students who are interested in culture should not miss the Sarawak Cultural Village, an award-winning attraction showcasing the diverse lifestyles of the ethnic groups in the state. Sarawak has a large number of national parks that are paradise for nature lovers. Visitors will be amazed by the razor-sharp limestone pinnacles in Mulu National Park, a world heritage site. A visit to the national parks will reward visitors with exciting attractions such as the Rafflesia, the world’s largest flower as well as rare and interesting animals such as the pendulous-nosed proboscis monkey, silverleaf monkey, bearded pigs and banded langurs.


What

Students Say


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Abdullah Muamar Ali Najem, Libya Diploma in Information Technology

I am from Libya. I have heard a lot about Malaysia when I was in my country. I found Cosmopoint via the Internet and right now I am proud to be a second semester student of this institute. Coming to Malaysia was a great experience for me as I learned a lot about culture and people. The three races of Malays, Chinese and Indians are really a wonder that I can’t describe, the love and friendship between them is really a great thing.

Ivona Ong, Indonesia Graphic & Multimedia Design, 3 years

Studying design abroad has always been my dream and I was glad to be recommended into Equator Academy of Art, Penang by the Educationist from Medan. Penang Island, which is full of heritage and culture, is an ideal location for me as it is very near and similar to Medan. The course I am taking is also of quality with a wide range of interesting subjects, topped with affordable fees.

Ardit Llazani, Albania Master of Computer Science Shafayet Hossain Real, India BA (Hons) Business Administration, University of East London, Current

HELP University College is exceptionally

It’s been a great experience studying in Universiti Malaya. It has a wonderful environment and I love the diversity of cultures and the kindness of the local people.

different from all the academic institutes back home; the lecturers here are friendly, helpful and teach by integrating practical experiences. When I compare UK to Malaysia, I find that for the same degree and quality of education, it is much affordable at HELP University College. Furthermore, it’s closer to home.

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Emmeline Hannah Lyon, United Kingdom BA in Mass Communication

Studying at Limkokwing is an enriching experience. It is not just about acquiring a diploma or a degree. It is also about learning away from classroom and textbooks - learning about Malaysia’s multiracial society, international cultures, event management, film and TV production and involvement in charity activities. Equally rewarding is the industry exposure. Limkokwing students work in cooperation with major companies, undertaking special projects and sometimes even compete with the professionals, gearing us for real-life solutions when we graduate.


Lwando Ziqhu, South Africa 4 years Now that I am almost through with my studies in Multimedia University (MMU), I am saddened

Thome Catherine Dorothy, Germany

Why did I choose Limkokwing? The reputation that precedes it, and the internationally recognised degrees from

by the prospect of leaving a place that has given

such universities as Curtin. It saves cost

me four glorious years. In my stay in Malaysia, I

and I like the small teacher-student ratio -

have made many friends from various countries

only 2O in a class. Adapting to Malaysia

around the world, learnt so much, inside and outside the classroom. This has been a priceless learning experience, one that I enjoyed immensely and will forever be grateful for.

He Le, Guangzhou, China Diploma in Business Administration – 2 1/2 years

I am exposed to real-life applications taught by qualified and experienced lecturers. The programmes are innovative and the costs are low. The Hostel is comfortable and the facilities

is no problem at all as there is no anguage barrier. English is widely spoken here. I enjoy the Malaysian lifestyle and the warm people, the large variety of food and the modern infrastructure in KL.

Ammara Nasir, Pakistan Secondary 3 6 Months

Being an international student at Wadi Sofia International School (WaSIS) is really good. It is fascinating to see how people from different backgrounds can live together in peace and harmony.

are good. My standard of English has improved

The teachers are really good, kind,

and I am more confident now. I plan to

and friendly. They know everyone

complete my studies in Australia. Malaysians

This is among the best schools I have

are friendly and I am enjoying the cultural

personally and we are like their friends. experienced so far.

experience.

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Nicole Lindsel, Australia Higher School Certificate Jan 2005 – Dec 2006

Shin Soo Jin, Korea

My dad moved here six years ago and I would visit him twice a year for holidays. When he asked me if I would like to join him living in Kuala Lumpur and going to school in Australian International School Malaysia (AISM), my immediate reaction was ‘yes’! So far everything is going well, and I have also made some great friends.

My family is in Seoul, and this is my second year at

Pernille Voigt, Denmark MSc International Business Management

Ese Etim Charles, Nigeria Computer Science Department

Studying at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia

I am currently attending Form Three International. Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar. I have no regrets coming here and KTJ has so much to offer. The boarding environment and having friends from other countries has broadened my views on people and their different cultures. It has also helped to improve my interacting and socialising skills, time management and independence.

I came to know about Stamford through an agent

Campus, has proven not only to be a great

in Nigeria. I wanted a good career, that is why

academic experience but even more so a great

I chose Malaysia, as it is a country with a good

cultural experience that I would not have been

reputation in the field of IT. In addition, I needed

able to obtain, had I chosen to study in my home country.

Malaysia offers an incredible cultural

diversity that I can learn a lot from, as gaining

to experience education from abroad and wanted a change, which I believe is the greatest thing in life.

knowledge about other cultures is very important

The environment at Stamford has been very conducive

in today’s international business world.

for learning.

Information courtesy of Study in Malaysia Handbook (5th International Edition) published by Challenger Concept (M) Sdn. Bhd.

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Useful

Information

• Useful Contac ts • Entr y Formalities • M alaysia at a Glance • C o m m o n P h r a s e s • D o ’s a n d D o n ’ t s • To u r i s m M a l a y s i a O f f i c e s


USEFUL CONTACTS

SCHOOLS Ministry of Education, Malaysia Block E8, Complex E 62604 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: 603-8884 6000 Website: www.moe.gov.my Private Education Division Ministry of Education, Malaysia Level 3, Block E2, Complex E 62604 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: 603-8884 9536 Fax: 603-8888 6676 E-mail: bps@bps.moe.gov.my Website: www.moe.gov.my/bps For a list of private, international and expatriate schools in Malaysia, please visit www.moe.gov.my

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HIGHER EDUCATION - COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

The relevant sections under the Ministry of Higher Education are:

Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia Block E3, Parcel E 62505 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: 603-8883 5000 Fax: 603-8889 3921 Website: www.mohe.gov.my

Department of Higher Education Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia Level 3, Block E9, Parcel E 62505 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: 603-8883 5999 Fax: 603-8889 4119 Website: jpt.mohe.gov.my

For matters concerning private higher education in Malaysia (i.e. private colleges, private universities, etc.) students can contact the: Private Higher Education Management Sector Department of Higher Education Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia Level 5, Block 1, Menara PjH Precinct 2 62100 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: 603-8884 4786 Fax: 603-8884 4794 Website: www.phed.gov.my


MALAYSIA EDUCATION PROMOTION CENTRES The Ministry of Higher Education has established Education Promotion Centres in several countries around the world to promote Malaysia as a centre of educational excellence. Contact or drop by at the centre nearest to you for more information on studying in Malaysia. Indonesia Embassy of Malaysia Malaysia Education Promotion Centre Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav X/6, No. 1 – 3 Kuningan Jakarta Selatan 12950 Indonesia Tel: 00 6221 522 4947 Fax: 00 6221 522 4974 E-mail: maljakarta@kln.gov.my China Embassy of Malaysia in Beijing Malaysia Education Promotion Centre No. 2, Liang Ma Qiau Bei Jie Chaoyang District Sanlitun 100600 Beijing People’s Republic of China Tel: 00 8610 6532 2531 / 32 / 33 Fax: 00 8610 6532 5032 Telex: 22122 MAPEK CN E-mail: mwbjing@kln.gov.my

United Arab Emirates Consulate General of Malaysia Malaysia Education Promotion Centre Units 006, 007, 008, 009 & 010 Mezzanine Floors Al-Shafeena Building Zabeel Road Dubai United Arab Emirates Tel: 00 9714 337 1007 Fax: 00 9714 337 1008 E-mail: tcdubai@emirates.net.ae Vietnam Consulate General of Malaysia Malaysia Education Promotion Centre Suite 1, Level 3, The Metropolitan 235, Dong Khoi Street District 1 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Tel: 00 848 822 3174 Fax: 00 848 822 3175 E-mail: mepc.vv@viettel.com.vn Website: www.vietnamstudymalaysia.com

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS DEPARTMENT (MSD) To obtain further information on studying in Malaysia, students can also contact the Malaysian Students Department: Australia Malaysian Students Department 67 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill New South Wales 2023 Australia Tel: 00 612 9327 7565 / 7596 Fax: 00 612 9363 1257 E-mail: contact@msda.org.au

Indonesia Malaysian High Commission Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav X/6 Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan Indonesia Tel: 00 6 221 522 4938 / 4267 / 1203 Fax: 00 6 221 522 4958 E-mail: jpmi2001@cbn.net.id New Zealand Malaysian Students Department 10 Washington Avenue Brooklyn, Wellington 6002 New Zealand Tel: 00 64 4 385 2439 Fax: 00 64 4 384 7339 E-mail: msdnz101@xtra.co.nz Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Consulate General of Malaysia Jeddah Al-Mualiffin Street, Al-Rehab District PO Box 593 21421 Jeddah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Tel: 00 966 2 672 7740 / 8019 (MSD) / 619 2028 (Consulate) Fax: 00 966 2 619 2028 / 676 0877 E-mail: consul_edu@awalnet.net.sa Jordan Malaysian Students Department No. 24, Mohd. Baseem Al-Khammash Street Sweifeh P.O Box 143310 Amman 11844 Jordan Tel: 00 9 626 592 7766 / 5 992 2998 Fax: 00 9 626 592 1880 E-mail: info@msdjordan.jo

Egypt Malaysian Students Department No. 21 Al’anab Street, Mohandessein Giza, Egypt Tel: 00 2 02 761 0013 / 19 / 68 / 73 Fax: 00 2 02 761 0192 / 762 2395 United Kingdom Malaysian Students Department United Kingdom & Eire 30 – 34 Queensborough Terrace London W2 3ST United Kingdom Tel: 00 44 20 7985 1252 Fax: 00 44 20 7221 5615 Ireland Malaysia Hall Dublin 31 Lesson Park, Dublin 6 Republic of Ireland Tel: 00 3531 660 5598 Fax: 00 3531 668 4432 Canada Malaysian Students Department 60 Boteler Street Ottawa Ontario KIN 8Y7 Tel: 00 1613 241 5182 (AM) / 1213 Fax: 00 1613 241 4723 E-mail: msdcan@globalserve.net


United States of America Chicago Malaysian Students Department 820 Davis Street Suite # 510 Evanston Illinois 60201 United States of America Tel: 00 1847 328 2440 / 2516 / 2526 Fax: 00 1847 328 2517 E-mail: msdchi2001@ameritech.net Los Angeles Malaysian Students Department 550 South Hope Street Suite 400 Los Angeles CA 90071 United States of America Tel: 00 1 213 955 0182 Fax: 00 1 213 955 9175 E-mail: jpla@pacbell.net Washington DC Malaysian Students Department 3516 International CT NW Washington DC 20008 United States of America Tel: 00 1 202 572 9700 Fax: 00 1 202 572 9784

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MALAYSIAN QUALIFICATIONS AGENCY (MQA) (FORMERLY KNOWN AS NATIONAL ACCREDITATION BOARD OR LAN) This is an agency under the ambit of the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. It is responsible for the quality assurance of higher education in the country. Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) Level 14B, Menara PKNS-PJ 17, Jalan Yong Shook Lin 46050 Petaling Jaya Selangor Malaysia Tel: 603-7968 7002 Fax: 603-7956 9496 E-mail: akreditasi@mqa.gov.my Website: www.mqa.gov.my For a list of higher educational institutions in Malaysia, please visit www.mohe.gov.my

USEFUL WEBSITES Visit www.studymalaysia.com and www.schoolmalaysia.com for further information on studying in Malaysia.

GENERAL INFORMATION Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia Wisma Putra No 1, Jalan Wisma Putra Precinct 2 62602 Putrajaya Tel: 603-8887 4000 / 603-8887 4570 (after working hours) Fax: 603-8889 1717 / 603-8889 2816 Website: www.kln.gov.my Department of Immigration, Malaysia (Ministry of Home Affairs) Level 1-7 (Podium) Block 2G4, Precinct 2 62550 Putrajaya Tel: 603-8880 1000 Fax: 603-8880 1200 Website: www.imi.gov.my


ENTRY FORMALITIES Entry Documents A foreign student who wishes to study in Malaysia is required to have a Visa and Pass to enter the country. Visa - A visa is an endorsement (in the form of a sticker) on the passport to indicate that permission has been granted to the particular individual to enter Malaysia. There are three types of Visas issued by the Malaysian government; Single Entry Visa, Multiple Entry Visa and Transit Visa. In most cases, a visa can be obtained from Malaysian Overseas Missions prior to arrival. It is usually valid for three months and must be used within its validity period. Students from Commonwealth countries (with the exception of Bangladesh, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) do not require Visas to study in Malaysia. Pass - In addition to visa approval, foreign students need another document called Pass, which indicates that permission has been granted for a stay in Malaysia for a specific purpose. Therefore, a Pass for an approved period of stay will be stamped in the passport at the point of entry. There are several types of Passes, such as Visit Pass (Social), Visit Pass (Temporary Employment), Visit Pass (Business), Visit Pass (Professional), Employment Pass, Dependant Pass, Transit Pass, Landing Pass and Student Pass. All foreign students intending to study in Malaysia must obtain a Student Pass. For foreign students in higher educational institutions, all matters relating to Visas and Student Passes will be carried out by the educational institutions which offer seats to international students. Therefore, students do not have to liaise directly with the Immigration Department of Malaysia. Students will be notified of both successful and unsuccessful Visa and Pass applications through the educational institution concerned within seven (7) working days from the date of application. All applications, processing, approval and issuance of Visas and Student Passes to prospective foreign students are done in Malaysia, except for students from the People’s Republic of China. Students from China can obtain their Entry Visas from the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing, Guangzhou or Shanghai before coming to Malaysia. Family members (parents/spouses/children) of foreign students pursuing their Masters

and PhD courses are allowed to stay on a Visit Pass (Social) throughout the duration of the student’s study. Parents of students who are in primary/secondary schools or pursuing the certificate, diploma and first degree courses are allowed to stay on a Visit Pass (Social) on a six (6) months to six (6) months basis throughout the duration of the student’s study. A Step-by-Step Guide to Obtaining a Student Pass

Students who come to Malaysia to source for a suitable college or university can enter Malaysia with a Visitor Pass (Social). After you have made your choice, the educational establishment that you have selected will apply for a Student Pass on your behalf.

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Once your application for a Student Pass is approved, the Immigration Department will inform the foreign student through the educational institution concerned. Students will then receive a Letter of Approval. The student is required to produce the Letter of Approval at the Immigration check point in the airport. They will then be issued a Special Pass which is valid for 30 days. Within this 30-day period, the educational institution concerned will submit the student’s passport to the State Immigration Department for Student Pass stickers to be affixed. The processing fee for the Student Pass will be paid by the educational establishment. Fee Student Pass - A fee of RM60.00 will be charged for a student who stays in Malaysia for a duration of one year or less. Visa - The fee to obtain a Visa differs according to the students’ countries of origin. However, the maximum fee is RM100. Processing Fee - A fee of RM500 will be charged for Journey Performed (JP) Visa, if students enter the country before the Student Pass Letter of Approval is issued. Note: The ‘ Visa On Arrival’ service is limited to tourists and not applicable to students. Working Part-Time While Studying

Foreign students in Malaysia are allowed to work part-time in restaurants, petrol kiosks, mini markets and hotels (except as cashiers) as long as the Student Pass is valid. In addition, students are not allowed to work as singers, musicians, masseur/masseuse, guest relations officers (GRO) or be involved in activities deemed to be immoral. The opportunity to work part-time is only permitted during semester breaks, festive breaks and holidays exceeding seven (7) consecutive days. The maximum duration permitted for working is 20 hours a week. In addition, the students’ progress report and attendance record will be submitted every three months once to the Immigration Department by the educational establishment concerned. The opportunity to work will only be extended if the student maintains a good academic performance. Application to work part-time must be made through the educational institution in which the student is studying. Note: The Director General of The Immigration Department of Malaysia reserves the right to approve or reject the application for employment by foreign students, according to Section 9 (1) (a) the 1959/1963 Immigration Act Amended 2002.


MALAYSIA AT a GLANCE Country The Federation of Malaysia comprises Peninsular Malaysia which is made up of 11 states, three Federal Territories as well as the states of Sabah and Sarawak situated in Borneo.

Post Offices Most post offices are open from 8.00am to 5.00pm daily except on Sundays and public holidays. In Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu, they are closed on Fridays and public holidays.

Capital City The capital city of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

Working Days Government offices in all states, with the exception of Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu, operate on a five-day week from Monday to Friday. Some private establishments are open for half a day on Saturday. Government offices in Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu are open from Sunday to Thursday. They are closed on Friday and Saturday.

Geographical Location Located between 2 and 7 degrees north of the Equator, Peninsular Malaysia is separated from the states of Sabah and Sarawak by the South China Sea. To the north of Peninsular Malaysia is Thailand while its southern neighbour is Singapore. Sabah and Sarawak share a common border with Indonesia while Sarawak also shares a border with Brunei Darussalam. Area 329,758 sq km Population 27 million People Malays make up about 57% of the population and are the predominant group with Chinese, Indians and other ethnic groups making up the rest. Language Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) is the national language but English is widely spoken. Malaysians also speak various languages and dialects.

Time The standard Malaysian time is eight hours ahead of GMT and 16 hours ahead of the U.S. Pacific Standard Time. Electricity The voltage used throughout Malaysia is 220-240 volts AC, at 50 cycles per second. Standard 3-pin square plugs and sockets are used. Measurement System Malaysia uses the metric system. Telecommunications Malaysia is linked nationally and internationally by telephone, facsimile, telegraph and via the Internet. Most hotels provide International Direct Dial (IDD) telephone services.

Religion Islam is the official religion but all other religions are practised freely.

Getting to Malaysia The main gateway to Malaysia is through the new Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang, which is located approximately 50km south of Kuala Lumpur. Other major international airports that serve as entry points are situated in Penang, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu and the island of Langkawi. Malaysia has two Low Cost Carrier Terminals (LCCT), which are situated in Sepang and Kota Kinabalu.

Government Malaysia practices parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. The Head of State is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the Head of Government is the Prime Minister. The country has a bicameral legislative system.

Over 40 international airlines fly into the country while the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, has a global network that spans six continents. It is complemented by the budget airline AirAsia. The main entry point by sea is at Port Klang, about 50km away from Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is also accessible by rail and road from Singapore and Thailand.

Climate Malaysia has a tropical climate and the weather is warm all year around. Temperatures range from 21˚C to 32˚C and the annual rainfall varies from 2,000mm to 2,500mm.

Getting Around Malaysia has excellent domestic air links serviced by Malaysia Airlines and low-cost carriers such as AirAsia and Firefly. The country has a well-developed and efficient public transportation system served by buses, taxis as well as trains.

Economic Profile Manufacturing constitutes the largest component of Malaysia’s economy while tourism and primary commodities such as petroleum, palm oil, natural rubber and timber are major contributors to its economy. Entry Requirements Visitors must be in possession of a valid passport or travel document with a minimum validity of six months beyond the intended visiting period. Citizens of most countries do not require visas for social or business visits. For further information, please visit or call the nearest Malaysian diplomatic mission or Tourism Malaysia office.

Accommodation Malaysia has a wide range of accommodation with competitive rates. International star-rated hotels, beach resorts, chalets, youth hostels and timeshare apartments are just some of the types of accommodation available.

Currency The unit of currency is the Malaysian Ringgit, which is indicated as RM. Foreign currencies can be converted at banks and money changers. Banking Hours In most states, banking hours are from 9.30am to 4.00pm from Monday to Friday. Banks in the states of Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu operate from 9.30am to 4.00pm from Saturday to Wednesday.

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Common Phrases Bahasa Malaysia or Malay is the official language and many words are phonetically similar to English. The letter ‘c’ is pronounced ‘ch’.

Good Morning Good Afternoon Good Evening Good Night Thank You Welcome Goodbye See You Again How are you? I’m Fine I’m Sorry What is the price Eat Drink Hungry Entrance Exit Caution Restroom

Selamat Pagi Selamat Tengahari Selamat Petang Selamat Malam Terima Kasih Selamat Datang Selamat Tinggal Jumpa Lagi Apa Khabar Khabar Baik Minta Maaf Berapa harga? Makan Minum Lapar Masuk Keluar Awas Bilik Air/Tandas

Help Telephone Rice Bread Receipt

Tolong Telefon Nasi Roti Resit

One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten

Satu Dua Tiga Empat Lima Enam Tujuh Lapan Sembilan Sepuluh

School Sekolah Education Pendidikan Student Pelajar Course Kursus Library Perpustakaan Resource Centre Pusat Sumber Hostel Asrama Bachelor’s Degree Ijazah Sarjana Muda Master’s Degree Ijazah Sarjana Distance Learning Pendidikan Jarak Jauh Twinning Programme Program Kembar College Kolej Institute Institut University Universiti Elementary School/ Sekolah Rendah Primary School High School/ Sekolah Menengah Secondary School Books Buku Bag Beg

Stationery Car Bus Train Town Village River Island Sea Road Expressway Beach Hill Waterfall Jungle/Forest

Alat Tulis Kereta Bas Tren / Keretapi Bandar Kampung Sungai Pulau Laut Jalan Lebuhraya Pantai Bukit Air Terjun Hutan

DO’S AND DON’TS Students are advised to read the information given below to obtain a better understanding of the country. Education • It is highly recommended that students conduct a thorough research before selecting an educational establishment or a course. Check if the qualifications awarded are recognised in your home countries. • Always abide by the rules and regulations that are laid down by your educational establishments and hostels. • Student accommodations are normally separated by gender. Visitors of the opposite sex can be entertained at the common areas. Safety • Malaysia is generally a safe country. However, students are advised to avoid staying out late at lonely areas. • To expand their horizons and occupy their time, students can join many groups and associations. However, please ensure that the groups are registered with the relevant authorities. • While walking, strap or sling your bags to safeguard your valuables. Walk against the oncoming traffic. Keep your handbags and wallets safe and close to you especially when in crowded areas. Avoid entering dark and quiet alleys.

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Driving • Malaysians drive on the left side of the road. For foreigners, an international driving licence is required. Always adhere to the traffic laws and road safety regulations to prevent injury to yourself and to others. Social Etiquette • Introductions are normally acknowledged with a handshake. Sometimes, handshakes are only exchanged between people of the same gender. • Malay men and women are not addressed by their surnames. For instance, Amir bin Yusof should be addressed as Mr. Amir and not Mr. Yusof, as the latter is his father’s name. The term bin means ‘son of’ and binti means ‘daughter of’. • Before visiting a friend at his/her home, it is polite to call and inform of one’s arrival. Shoes are normally removed before entering. • Most Malaysians refrain from displaying affection (e.g. embracing or kissing) in public. It would be appropriate for visitors to do the same. • A majority of Muslim women wear garments that fully cover their bodies. The usage of headscarves is also common. • When visiting certain places of worship, such as a mosque, ladies will be required to use headscarves. Shoes must be removed.


TOURISM MALAYSIA OFFICES HEAD OFFICE 17th Floor, Menara Dato’ Onn, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), No.45 Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tel: 603 2615 8188 • Fax: 603 2693 5884 Tourism Infoline (within Malaysia): 1 300 88 5050 Website: www.tourismmalaysia.gov.my E-mail: enquiries@tourism.gov.my e-Portal: www.virtualmalaysia.com

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES KUALA LUMPUR Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station Lot 21, Level 2 Arrival Hall, Kuala Lumpur City Air Terminal KL Sentral Station 50050 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603-2272 5823 E-mail: ticklsentral@tourism.gov.my

LANGKAWI Langkawi International Airport Tel: 604-955 7155 E-mail: mtpblgk@tourism.gov.my Kuah Langkawi Tourist Information Centre Jalan Persiaran Putra Kuah 07000 Langkawi Tel: 604-966 7789 / 9416 Fax: 604-966 7889 E-mail: mtpblgk@tourism.gov.my PERAK Lumut Lumut Waterfront Tourism Complex Jalan Titi Panjang 32200 Lumut Perak Tel: 605-683 4057 Fax: 605-683 8443 E-mail: ticlumut@tourism.gov.my

Malaysia Tourism Centre 109 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603-9235 4848 / 9235 4900 Fax: 603-2162 1149 E-mail: ticmtc@tourism.gov.my

JOHOR Tanjung Puteri Tanjung Puteri Tour Bus Complex Bus Terminal Tambak 80000 Johor Tel: 607-222 3592 E-mail: mtpbjhb@tourism.gov.my

Putra World Trade Centre Level 2, Putra World Trade Centre 45, Jalan Tun Ismail 50480 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603-2615 8540 Fax: 603-2692 4554 E-mail: tic2@tourism.gov.my

TERENGGANU Kuala Terengganu Plaza Padang Negara Kuala Ibai, Kuala Terengganu 20400 Terengganu Tel: 609-6173553 E-mail: mtpbkt@tourism.gov.my

SELANGOR Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Visitor Service Centre International Arrival Hall KLIA Sepang 64000 Selangor Tel: 603-877 656 47 / 51 E-mail: ticklia@tourism.gov.my

Kemaman Jalan Kuantan-Kemaman, Geliga, 20400 Kemaman Tel: 609-868 7600 E-mail: mtpbkt@tourism.gov.my

Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) International Arrival Hall, LCCT Sepang 64000 Selangor Tel: 03-8777 6988 Fax: 03-8777 6989 PENANG Penang International Airport Tel: 604-643 0501 E-mail: mtpbpen@tourism.gov.my Georgetown No. 10, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah Georgetown 10200 Penang Tel: 604 262 0066 / 261 9067 Fax: 604 261 2802 E-mail: mtpbpen@tourism.gov.my KEDAH Bukit Kayu Hitam Changlun, Bukit Kayu Hitam 06050 Kedah Tel: 604-922 2078 / 1249 Fax: 604-922 1249 E-mail: mtpbbkh@tourism.gov.my

SABAH Kota Kinabalu Tourist Information Centre Terminal 2 Kota Kinabalu International Airport Jalan Lapangan Terbang Lama Tanjung Aru, 88100 Sabah Tel : 6088-447075 Labuan Lot 4260, Jalan Dewan / Jalan Berjaya Labuan 87007 Labuan Tel: 6087-423 445 Fax: 6087-423 446 E-mail: mtpblbu@tourism.gov.my SARAWAK Kuching Kuching International Airport Tel: 6082-627741/ 627742 E-mail: mtpbkch@tourism.gov.my

STATE OFFICES JOHOR L3-26, 3rd Floor, JOTIC Building 2, Jalan Ayer Molek 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor Tel : 607 222 3590 / 1 Fax : 607 223 5502 E-mail : mtpbjhb@tourism.gov.my

KEDAH Kompleks Pelancongan Negeri Kedah Seksyen 20, Jalan Raja 05000 Alor Star, Kedah Tel : 604 731 2322 / 730 1322 Fax : 604 734 0322 E-mail : mtpbkdh@tourism.gov.my KELANTAN Kampung Kraftangan, Jalan Hilir Balai 15300 Kota Bharu, Kelantan Tel : 609 747 7554 Fax : 609 747 8010 E-mail : mtpb.kelantan@tourism.gov.my MELAKA Lot 02, Ground Floor Bangunan Lembaga Tabung Haji Jalan Banda Kaba 75000 Melaka Tel : 606 288 3304/ 3785/ 1549 Fax : 606 286 9804 E-mail : mtpb.melaka@tourism.gov.my

SELANGOR/KUALA LUMPUR/ PUTRAJAYA 30th Floor, Menara Dato’ Onn Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) No. 45 Jalan Tun Ismail 50480 Kuala Lumpur Tel : 603 2615 8188 Fax : 603 2693 5884 E-mail : enquiries@tourism.gov.my TERENGGANU Unit 1, Tingkat Bawah & Satu Pusat Niaga Paya Keladi Jalan Kampung Daik 20000 Kuala Terengganu Terengganu Tel : 609 630 9433 / 609 630 9093 Fax : 609 630 9091 E-mail : mtpbkt@tourism.gov.my

NEGERI SEMBILAN Tingkat 1, Seremban Plaza Jalan Dato’ Muda Linggi 70100 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan Tel : 609 762 4488 / 2388 / 763 5388 Fax : 609 763 8428 E-mail : mtpb.negerisembilan@tourism.gov.my PAHANG Lot G.01, Mahkota Square Jalan Mahkota, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang Tel : 609 517 7111 / 2 / 5 Fax : 609 517 7114 E-mail : mtpb.pahang@tourism.gov.my PERLIS No 19, Ground Floor Jalan Pengkalan Indah Pengkalan Asam 01000 Kangar, Perlis Tel : 604 978 1235 / 1213 Fax : 604 978 1143 E-mail : mtpb.perlis@tourism.gov.my PERAK Ground Floor Lot 7 & 9 Jalan Medan Istana 3 Medan Istana Bandar Ipoh Raya, 30000 Ipoh, Perak Tel : 605 255 2772 / 9962 Fax : 605 253 2194 E-mail : mtpbperak@tourism.gov.my PENANG 56th Floor, KOMTAR 10000 Penang Tel : 604 261 0058 / 263 4941 Fax : 604 262 3688 E-mail : mtpbpen@tourism.gov.my SABAH Lot 1-0-7, Ground Floor, Block 1 Lorong Api-Api 1, Api-Api Center 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Tel : 6088 211 732 / 248 698 Fax : 6088 241 764 E-mail: mtpbbki@tourism.gov.my SARAWAK 297-2-1, Mezzanine Floor Riverbank Suites, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak Tel : 6082 246 575 / 775 Fax : 6082 246 442 E-mail : mtpbkch@tourism.gov.my

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OVERSEAS OFFICES AUSTRALIA Melbourne 355 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000, AUSTRALIA Tel : 00 613 9654 3177 Fax : 00 613 9654 3176

KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA c/o Consulate General of Malaysia Lot 241, Al Mualiffin Street Al Rehab District, P.O. Box 593 Jeddah 21421 KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA Tel : 02 672 8019 / 7740 Fax : 02 675 2391 E-mail : mtpb.jeddah@tourism.gov.my

Perth Ground Floor 56, William Street Perth WA 6000, AUSTRALIA Tel : 00 618 9481 0400 Fax : 00 618 9321 1421 E-mail : tourmal@iinet.net.au Sydney Level 2, 171 Clarence Street Sydney NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA Tel : 00 612 9299 4441/2/3 Fax : 00 612 9262 2026 E-mail : mtpb.sydney@tourism.gov.my CANADA 1590-1111, West Georgia Street Vancouver BC, CANADA V6E 4M3 Tel : 00 604 689 8899 Fax : 00 604 689 8804 E-mail : mtpb.vancouver@tourism.gov.my Website : www.malaysiatourism.ca FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY Weissfrauenstrasse 12-16 D-60311 Frankfurt am Main FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY Tel : 00 4969 460 92 3420 Fax : 00 4969 460 92 3499 E-mail : info@tourismmalaysia.de Website : www.tourismmalaysia.de FRANCE Office National du Tourisme de Malaisie 29, Rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris, FRANCE Tel : 00 331 4297 4171 Fax : 00 331 4297 4169 E-mail : mtpb.paris@tourism.gov.my Website : www.ontmalaisie.com HONG KONG Ground Floor, Malaysia Building No. 47-50, Gloucester Road HONG KONG Tel : 00 8 522 528 5810/1 Fax : 00 8 522 865 4610 E-mail : mtpb.hongkong@tourism.gov.my ITALY Via Privata della Passarella, Nr 4 1st Floor, 20122 Milan, ITALY Tel : 00 39 02 796702 / 723 Fax : 00 39 02 796806 E-mail : mtpb.milan@tourism.gov.my JAPAN Osaka 10th Floor, Cotton Nissay Building 1-8-2, Utsubo-Honmachi, Nishi-ku Osaka 550-0004 JAPAN Tel : 00 8166 444 1220 Fax : 00 8166 444 1380 E-mail : mtpb.osaka@tourism.gov.my

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Tokyo 5F Chiyoda Building 1-6-4, Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100 0006, JAPAN Tel : 00 813 3501 8691 / 4 Fax : 00 813 3501 8692 E-mail : mtpb.tokyo@tourism.gov.my Website : www.tourismmalaysia.or.jp

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Beijing Embassy of Malaysia (Tourism Section) RM 506-507, Air China Plaza No. 36, Xiaoyun Road Chaoyang District Beijing 100027 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Tel : 00 86 10 8447 5056 Fax : 00 86 10 8447 5798 E-mail : mtpb.beijing@tourism.gov.my Guangzhou Consulate General of Malaysia (Tourism Section) Unit 3216, CITIC Plaza 233 Tian He Bei Road Guangzhou 510610 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Tel : 00 86 20 3877 3691 / 0303 Fax : 00 86 20 3877 3692 E-mail : mtpb.guangzhou@tourism.gov.my Shanghai Consulate General of Malaysia (Tourism Section) Unit 1109, Level 11 CITIC Square, 1168 Nanjing Road West Jing An District, Shanghai 200041 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Tel : 00 86 21 5292 5252 Ext: 201/5/6/7 Fax : 00 86 21 5292 5948 E-mail : mtpb.shanghai@tourism.gov.my REPUBLIC OF INDIA Chennai 4th Floor, Vijaya Towers No. 4, Kodambakkam High Road Chennai 600 034 REPUBLIC OF INDIA Tel : 00 91 44 4506 8080 Fax : 00 91 44 4506 8383 E-mail : mtpb.chennai@tourism.gov.my Mumbai 123, Jolly Maker Chamber 11 12th Floor , Nariman Point Mumbai 400001 REPUBLIC OF INDIA Tel : 00 91 22 6635 2085 Fax : 00 91 22 6639 0702 E-mail : mtpb.mumbai@tourism.gov.my New Delhi C 3 / 13, Vasant Vihar New Delhi 110057 REPUBLIC OF INDIA Tel : 00 91 11 4601 1677/4/5 Fax : 00 91 11 4601 1676 E-mail : mtpb.newdelhi@tourism.gov.my

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REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA Jakarta c/o Embassy of Malaysia Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav.X/6. No.1-3, Kuningan Jakarta Selatan 12950 REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA Tel : 00 21 5220 765 / 5224 947 Ext. 3030 Fax : 00 21 5220 766 E-mail : mtpb_jakarta@cbn.net.id Medan c/o Consulate General of Malaysia 43, Jalan Diponegoro 20152 Medan, Sumatera Utara REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA Tel : 00 61 4523 192 Fax : 00 61 4523 179 E-mail : mtpb.medan@tourism.gov.my REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2nd Floor, Hansung Building 47-2 Seosomun-dong, Chung-ku Seoul 100-110, REPUBLIC OF KOREA Tel : 02 779 4422/ 251 Fax : 02 779 4254 E-mail : mtpb.seoul@tourism.gov.my RUSSIAN FEDERATION c/o Embassy of Malaysia Mosfilmovskaya Ulitsa 50, Moscow 117192 RUSSIAN FEDERATION Tel : 00 7 495 933 5748/7 Fax : 00 7 495 933 5749 E-mail : mtpb.moscow@tourism.gov.my Website : www.tourismmalaysia.ru SINGAPORE #01-01B/C/D, No. 80, Robinson Road SINGAPORE 068898 Tel : 02 6532 6321 Fax : 02 6535 6650 E-mail : mtpb.singapore@tourism.gov.my Website : www.tourism.malaysia.org.sg SOUTH AFRICA 1st. Floor, Building Five Commerce Square 39 Rivonia Road, Sandhurst Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA Tel : 00 2 711 268 0292/5 Fax : 00 2 711 268 0296 E-mail : mtpb.johannesburg@tourism.gov.my SWEDEN Klarabergsgatan 35, 2tr Box 131, 10122 Stockholm, SWEDEN Tel : 00 4 68 24 99 00 Fax : 00 4 68 24 23 24 E-mail : mtpb.stockholm@tourism.gov.my Website : www.malaysiaturist.net TAIWAN Suite C, 8th Floor, Hung Tai Centre 170, Tun Hwa North Road, Taipei TAIWAN Tel : 02 2514 9704/34 Fax : 02 2514 9973 E-mail : mtpb.taipei@tourism.gov.my THAILAND Bangkok Unit 1001, Liberty Square 287, Silom Road, Bangkok 10500 THAILAND Tel : 0662 631 1994/5/6 Fax : 0662 631 1998 E-mail : mtpb.bangkok@tourism.gov.my

Phuket 183-81, Phang Nga Road Amphur Muang, 83000 Phuket THAILAND Tel : 076 220 192/3 Fax : 076 220 196 E-mail : mtpb.phuket@tourism.gov.my TURKEY Valikonagi Caddesi 11/1, Oba Apt. 80220 Nisantasi, Istanbul, TURKEY Tel : 212 225 2761/7368 Fax : 212 240 3691 E-mail : mtpb.istanbul@tourism.gov.my UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Suite No. 9, Mezzanine Floor Al-Shafeena Building Near Lamcy Plaza Al-Zabeel Road, Al Hamriya P.O. Box 4598, Dubai UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Tel : 04 3377 578/9 Fax : 04 3353 318 E-mail : mtpb.dubai@tourism.gov.my

CAMBODIA c/o Embassy of Malaysia No. 5, Street 242 Sangkat Chaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh PHNOM PENH Tel : 00 8 552 321 6176 / 177 Fax : 00 8 552 321 6004 IRELAND Level 3A-5A Shelbourne Hse Shelbourne Road Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND Tel : 353 1 237 62 43 E-mail : isabel@tourismmalaysiadublin.com ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN c/o Embassy of Malaysia, No 6, Shahid Akhgari Street Fereshteh Avenue, Elahhieh, Tehran P.O.Box 868, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN Tel : 98 21 201 161 / 0016 Fax : 98 21 201 0477

UNITED KINGDOM 57, Trafalgar Square London WC2N 5DU UNITED KINGDOM Tel : 020 7930 7932 Fax : 020 7930 9015 E-mail : mtpb.london@tourism.gov.my

LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC c/o Consulate General of Malaysia, Route That Luang, Quartier Pholxay P.O Box 789 Vientiane LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Tel : 00 8 562 141 4205 / 6 Fax : 00 8 562 141 4201 E-mail : kevin@tourism.gov.my

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Los Angeles 818 West 7th Street, Suite 970 Los Angeles CA 90017 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Tel : 213 689 9702 Toll-free : 800 336 6842 (within LA) Fax : 213 689 1530 E-mail : malaysiainfo@aol.com

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA c/o Malaysia Airlines Office, 18th Floor Western China Business Tower 19 Ren Min Nan Road Section 4 Chengdu Sichuan Province PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Tel : 00 86 28 8526 8586 / 15 Fax : 00 86 28 8526 8583 E-mail : carol@tourism.gov.my

New York 120, East 56th Street Suite 810, New York NY 10022 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Tel : 1 212 754 1113 Fax : 1 212 754 1116 E-mail : mtpb@aol.com

PHILIPPINES c/o Embassy of Malaysia 11th Floor, The World Center Building 330 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue Makati City 1221 PHILIPPINES Tel : 00 6 32 864 0761 - 68 Fax : 00 6 32 811 1306 E-mail : mtpb.manila@tourism.gov.my

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REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN c/o Embassy of Malaysia 66, Kal Ayakov Street, 050100 Almaty REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN H/P : 7(701) 7723371 E-mail : aida.bekturova@gmail.com

BANGLADESH c/o Malaysian High Commission in Bangladesh House No. 19, Road No. 6 Baridhara, Dhaka 1212 BANGLADESH Tel : 00 8 802 882 7759 / 60 Fax : 00 8 802 882 7761 / 3115 BRUNEI DARUSSALAM (High Commission of Malaysia) Unit No. 1.14 - 1.15 First Floor The Rizqun International Hotel Gadong. BE3519 BRUNEI DARUSSALAM Tel: 00 673 2 381 575 Fax: 00 673 2 381 576 E-mail: mtpb.brunei@tourism.gov.my

SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM Hanoi c/o Embassy of Malaysia 43-45 Dien Bien Phu Street, Hanoi SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM Tel : 00 8 447 343 836 / 3849 00 8 447 343 837(D/L) Fax : 00 8 447 343 832 E-mail : mtpb.vietnam@tourism.gov.my Ho Chi Minh Mezzanine Floor, Pasteur Street District 3, Ho Chi Minh City SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM Tel : 00 8 488 258 036 00 8 488 258 033 (D/L) Fax : 00 8 488 258 037 E-mail : mtpbhcm@hcm.vn.vn


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