Foreign students aspiring for quality and affordable international degrees now look to Asian countries and Malaysia is fast becoming a higher education hub in Asia. Malaysia ranks 8th Worldwide as a preferred destination for international students by the United Nation Education Science and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The high standard and excellent facilities Malaysian Universities provide have been key to attracting many foreign students.
Touted as the emerging hub of higher education in South East Asia, Malaysia presently has 21 public Universities, 5 branch campuses of UK and Australian Universities and more than 33 private Universities and over 500 higher education institutes that provide a diverse range of courses in various areas of specialisations.
20 of the best Public and Private higher educational institutes in Malaysia are showcased by North Pole International at a two day exhibition which opened yesterday at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi and will continue today from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. The Exhibition is also endorsed by the Malaysian High Commission in Pakistan.
The Study Malaysia Education Exhibition, now in its 12th edition manage to draw a sizeable crowd yesterday mainly high school students mostly accompanied by their parents looking at the options available in Malaysia suiting their career options and study budgets. While majority of these students are looking for September/October intakes offered by these Universities, they were mainly thrilled to see the presence of representatives from each Malaysian University to answer their queries and explain admission procedures.
The event earlier was inaugurated by the Consul General of Malaysia in Karachi, Mr. Abu Bakar Mamat. Talking to the media he pointed out that he is committed in promoting Malaysia as the centre of educational excellence.
Speaking on the occasion, the Consul General lauded the efforts of North Pole International, Managing Director Mr. Babar Bashir Ahmad who has promoted Malaysia as a top study destination in Pakistan through the hosting of the events. Talking to the media he pointed out that he is committed in supporting the effort by local companies to promote Malaysia as the centre of educational excellence.
Source: Pakistan Observer