New Straits Times - Our deepest condolences to all the passengers of flight MH370By M. Hamzah Jamaludin. Low fees, quality education attract many from Mid-East, says DPM.
THE comparatively lower cost but higher quality of tertiary education in Malaysia will attract more students from the Middle East, including those from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Malaysia offered quality education at better and attractive fees, with a considerably much lower cost of living compared with European countries and even the United States.
The wide use of English at Malaysian universities would make it easier for international students to pursue their studies in the country, said Muhyiddin, who is also education minister. Presently, there are more than 25,000 Middle Eastern students studying in Malaysia, with only 164 from UAE. Read more...