Monash University Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Living cost||RM 1,300 per month|
|Student population||Large (More than 10,000)|
USM has 4 campuses, with the main campus located in the tropical island of Penang, a few kilometres outside the world Heritage Site of George Town. IPS Engineering Campus is also located in Penang, IPS Health Campus is located in Kelantan and there is one USM campus in Kuala Lumpur.
USM also has 17 dedicated research centres for a wide range of specialisations which includes:Archaeology, Medicine & Dentistry, Molecular Medicine, Science & Technology, Islamic Development & Management Studies, and Policy Research & International Studies. Faculties on campus include:
Facilities USM provides for its students:
The Main Campus located in the tropical island of Penang, just a few kilometres outside the world Heritage Site of George Town. This makes it easy to be accessed by a few ways to anyone who is interested in getting there.
Health Campus (Kubang Kerian, Kelantan)
Engineering Campus (Nibong Tebal, Penang)
AMDI Campus (Bertam, Penang)
Kuala Lumpur Satellite Campus
USM provides male and female hostels to accommodate students in a safe and comfortable environment. Some blocks in hostels are equipped with facilities for handicapped students. Facilities in hostels include wifi, cafeteria, TV rooms, pantry, washing machines, etc. There are single and shared rooms available. Rent varies from as low as RM 2.20 per day per student to RM 13.
Generally students will be allocated a shared room at one of the student hostels, usually on a twin sharing basis with shared bathroom and the cost will be RM 4 per person per day. All rooms are equipped with basic furniture. Pillows, linen and additional cleaning equipment are not provided. Public phones and coin operated laundry machines are also available. There are student cafeterias on campus which provide a variety of halal and affordable meals. There are also many eateries in the neighbourhood off-campus.