Universities in the UK continue to welcome more Malaysian students to continue their tertiary education in their country. Institutions such as the University College of London, University of Manchester, University of Edinburgh, University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield are the leading universities that recruit international students.
Malaysia is among the top non-EU countries sending students to the UK for higher studies. In 2013-14, there are 16,635 students, a significant increase from the previous 15,015 in 2012-13. Read 8 Tips every Malaysian student traveler must know
TOP NON-EU SENDING COUNTRIES TO THE UK
|United States of America||16,485||16,235|
|Hong Kong SAR||14,725||13,065|
Source: HESA First Statistical Release (2013-14)
Of the total 76,600 recorded Malaysian students in the UK, about 68,300 students are starting their first degree while nearly 5,000 are doing their postgraduate research and study. For more information, click Study in the UK
In general, international students studying in the UK mostly take Business, Engineering, Law, Architecture, Mass Communications, Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science. Read Top 5 most affordable countries to study medicine
Australia offers international students a world-class education with more than 22,000 courses and 1,110 institutions. About 20,000 Malaysians choose to study in Australia every year, in schools, universities, vocational institutions and private colleges.
TOP COUNTRIES SENDING TO AUSTRALIA
|Republic of Korea||27,580|
Source: Australian Education International 2013 International Student Enrolments Data
Institutions such as Monash University, RMIT University, Curtin University of Technology, University of New South Wales, University of Wollongong, University of Sydney and University of Queensland recruit a lot of international students.
New South Wales and Victoria attract the largest numbers of international students. The other states and territories have smaller numbers of international students and smaller numbers of students overall. For more information, click Study in Australia
Germany is leading study destination for international students as its university degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide. There are about 450 state-accredited universities with some 17,500 degree programmes in Germany. Its universities offer degree programmes in every possible subject and academic level – bachelors, masters, or doctoral degrees.
To date, the country has 206,986 international students enrolled in its universities. Top German universities include Technische Universität München ranked 60th in the world, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg ranked 66th in the world, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München ranked 75th in the world. For more information, click Study in Germany.
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The US emphasises on education to unlock the potential in students, and as such, employs up-to-date technology, as well as extensive research and development. Courses from humanities and arts, maths, and sciences are in the forefront of their curriculum.
Studying in the USA is a great chance to get acquainted with people from different countries, especially in schools situated in major cities, such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston. That is why, in 2015, it has attracted 740,842 students. For more information, click Study in the USA.