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Zahid: Government to draw more foreign students

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.

Universiti Malaya can’t stay afloat with budget cuts, says ex-VC

Ghauth Jasmon says the university is already dipping into its reserves and will need to cut 2,000 jobs to survive.

MRA seeks more volunteers for humanitarian projects

The Malaysian Relief Agency will be going to universities to tell them about their voluntary work locally and abroad.

Student activist wants Budget 2017 review for varsities

Anis Syafiqah says varsities' management are feeling the pinch after reduced allocation, and may pass the burden to students.

Mahasiswa Amanah: Why sponsor RM52m Oxford centre in UK?

Its says this comes at a time when funding for local universities has been slashed by 20 to 40 per cent.

Withdraw show cause letters, Cenbet urges varsities

Centre For A Better Tomorrow says show cause letters go against initiatives to reinvigorate public universities.

Let us adjust our fee structure, public varsities plead

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.

Interfaith studies a must in schools, says researcher

Researcher says her survey shows religious tolerance towards Islam is only average among university students.

PKR launches portal to aid students’ university applications

Opposition party says guidance provided via website to students who face problems obtaining places following budget cuts to public universities.

Malaysia short of 900 doctors for emergency medicine

With only 60 being trained each year, Hilmi urges more universities to offer specialist course in emergency medicine

Action plan soon to fight terror influence on varsities

Higher Education Ministry holds meeting to discuss with enforcement authorities on what needs to be done.

Aziz: Why resist using the English language?

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.

M’sia among top 10 hubs for international students

Latest Unesco International Students Mobility Survey ranks Malaysia in the ninth place, compared with 12th place in 2014.

Idris: University, not ministry decides on forums

Universities are given full autonomy to conduct events, says minister.

Will Idris get local universities to revoke ban on Syed?

DAP supremo says Higher Education Minister Idris Jusoh should instruct universities to lift ban on top debater Syed Saddiq.

Zahid: Every family should have a graduate

Deputy premier hopes for at least 60 per cent of Malaysians with degrees by 2020

Degrees not a job ticket, says senator

Deputy minister laments that parents regard vocational training as a last resort.

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