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  • Capital Kuala Lumpur
  • Official Languages Malay
  • Population 29.5 million
  • International tertiary students 60,877 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 18,312
  • Australian share (percentage) 30 percent

Malaysia education market profile

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International and private school enrolments in Malaysia continue to growMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, April 22, 2014Updates | Schools
Opportunities for Australian providers looking to establish an international school or license the Australian school curriculum in Malaysia are still strong, fuelled by favourable government initiativ ...
Malaysian university seeks collaborative partnerships in drug researchMIP subscribers only
Friday, March 07, 2014Higher education | Opportunities | Transnational education
A research centre at a Malaysian university is seeking partners with research excellence in drug discovery and development. The centre is open to all collaboration models, including joint research and ...
Minister awards inaugural Australia-Malaysia scholarships at education eventMIP subscribers only
Friday, February 28, 2014Updates | Higher education | Transnational education
Four inaugural recipients of the Australia-Malaysia ‘Towards 2020’ Scholarships Program received their awards from The Hon Julie Bishop MP during her recent visit to Malaysia. The scholarships, an ini ...
International college in Malaysia seeks articulation and education agent partnership MIP subscribers only
Tuesday, February 11, 2014Higher education | Opportunities
An international college in Penang is seeking articulation and/or education agent agreements with Australian institutions. The articulation agreement will provide a pathway to higher education for the ...
New portal for Malaysian labour market trends and human capital issuesMIP subscribers only
Monday, February 03, 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
The Malaysian Ministry of Human Resources has launched an integrated labour market information and analysis resource. The new information system is a key initiative toward labour market reform under t ...

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