Malaysia, is seen investing and working hard to turn itself into a leading destination for international students and its efforts seem to be paying off. Based on the record made in 2012 it is the world's 11th largest exporter of educational services, and host to more than 90,000 international students from 100 different countries.
Malaysia plays a unique role of a host to more than 90,000 international students from 100 different countries. The government's bigger ambition this to the level of the 6th largest education exporter by 2012 having 200,000 international students.
One of the main attractions of studying in Malaysia is the relatively low cost of tuition fees and living costs compared to Australia, UK and USA. However, Malaysia is more than a mere budget option. The quality of teaching, facilities and recognition of degrees together with world's most culturally diverse society makes it a well worth option to be considered by prospective students.
The universities of the above mentioned destinations conducts a wide range of degree courses where they facilitate students complete their courses entirely in Malaysia and provides the opportunity to transfer to the Australian campuses at any stage of their studies without any restrictions.
In order to attract foreign students, these higher education institutions provide a positive experience with respect to academic and social facilities through its flexible and innovative programs.
How, Malaysia Became one of the best place for Study Abroad-Higher Education? In response to the costs of sending students abroad, the Malay government developed a strategy to improve its HE sector, transforming it into regional hub for international universities While restructuring its educational policies in the 1990s, the Malaysian government realized it would not be able to provide higher education to a significant proportion of its population through its own public institutions. In 1995, the Malaysian government was faced with a situation where 20% of Malaysian students studied abroad. This cost the country an estimated $800 million USD, nearly 12% of Malaysia's current account deficit. Malaysia became one of the top countries sending its own students to study abroad.