Tag: public university
The education minister has again defended the 90% quota reserved for Bumiputera students in the matriculation programme.
The current policy is to allocate 90% of seats in the pre-university programme to Bumiputeras.
There is no point in trying to be nationalistic, local universities are just not as good as international institutions, analyst and student activists say.
Penang CM says no reason for ministry to reject request as state is willing to provide land, and secondary schools using Arabic, English and Mandarin already exist.
Student activists claim this will affect quality of future education in public universities.
Despite autonomous status granted to public universities, by universal definition of autonomy, it is evident the autonomy in universities here is merely superficial.