Home minister says objective to make country a regional hub for education, with target of 200,000 foreign students by 2020, up from current figure of 159,172.
Ghauth Jasmon says the university is already dipping into its reserves and will need to cut 2,000 jobs to survive.
The Malaysian Relief Agency will be going to universities to tell them about their voluntary work locally and abroad.
Anis Syafiqah says varsities' management are feeling the pinch after reduced allocation, and may pass the burden to students.
Its says this comes at a time when funding for local universities has been slashed by 20 to 40 per cent.
Centre For A Better Tomorrow says show cause letters go against initiatives to reinvigorate public universities.
Hit hard by the cut in their operational budgets, public universities are praying the Government will not cut further its allocations to them under Budget 2017.
Researcher says her survey shows religious tolerance towards Islam is only average among university students.
Opposition party says guidance provided via website to students who face problems obtaining places following budget cuts to public universities.
With only 60 being trained each year, Hilmi urges more universities to offer specialist course in emergency medicine
Higher Education Ministry holds meeting to discuss with enforcement authorities on what needs to be done.
Malaysian academicians should realise that English is necessary to keep up with their international peers, even in countries where it is a secondary language, says local law professor.
Latest Unesco International Students Mobility Survey ranks Malaysia in the ninth place, compared with 12th place in 2014.
Universities are given full autonomy to conduct events, says minister.
DAP supremo says Higher Education Minister Idris Jusoh should instruct universities to lift ban on top debater Syed Saddiq.
Deputy premier hopes for at least 60 per cent of Malaysians with degrees by 2020
Deputy minister laments that parents regard vocational training as a last resort.