Kuala Lumpur and 5 other cities in Peninsular Malaysia
Sunday, 09-Dec-2018 starts 12:00
Sunday, 16-Dec-2018 ends 18:00
High school, College, Bachelor, Master, PhD, Professional, MBA, Graduate
The 45th edition of the International Education Fair in Malaysia is taking place from 9 to 16 December 2018. With over 500 international exhibitors and 100,000+ visitors, this is without a doubt the largest and best known education recruitment fair in South East Asia. You cannot afford to miss this event if your school is looking to recruit Malaysian students for international college, bachelor, master, MBA or post graduate programs.
International Education Fair Malaysia - Event Description
The International Education Fair Tour thru Malaysia has stops in 6 cities. The biggest and best known event on the tour is the education fair in
Kuala Lumpur on 15 and 16 December 2018 (venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre)
Other cities / venues on the tour include:
- Malacca on 9 December 2018 (Equatorial Malacca Hotel)
- Penang on 10 December 2018 (Hotel Jen)
- Alor Setar on 11 December 2018 (Holiday Villa Hotel)
- Ipoh on 12 December 2018 (Weil Hotel)
- Johor Bahru on 15 - 16 December 2018 (Persada Johor International Convention Centre)
Reasons to attend
There are so many reasons to be part of the International Education Fair Malaysia. The event has proven year after year to be the most effective platform to recruit Malaysian students. A loyal base of participating univeristies from over 40 countries are proof of this claim. The event is recognized and sponsored by the Malaysian Government and various study abroad organizations.
As the largest education fair in the country and one of the biggest in South East Asia, this event is superbly timed around the release of school exam results (SPM, STPM). Google search statistics show that students and parents are eagerly collecting information on further education opportunities. University bachelor and master students too are using this time of year to gather information about studying possibilities for the upcoming academic year.
Thousands looking to study abroad
It has been reported widely that 135,000 school leavers applied for just 70,000 places in public universities in 2017, with 4,000 students waving straight As on their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM). SPM is the Malaysian high school leaving certificate, equivalent to the British General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and O-Levels. As a result, thousands of Malaysian students opt for studying abroad anually.
For many students, a visit to the education exhibition marks a new phase in their life. This is where they made their decisions not only on the choice of their program, but also the education institutions to help them build their future. For others, the fair is a place for them to gather information to help them make an informed choice for their educational needs.
Where important decisions are made
For many students, a visit to this education Fair marks a new phase in their life. This is where decisions will be made not only on the choice of their program, but also the education institutions to help them build their future. For others, the International Education Fair Malaysia is a place for them to gather information to help them make an informed choice for their educational needs.
The fair that speaks for itself
With a superb track record since its inception in 1990, the International Education Fair Malaysiais now recognized by the education industry as one of the most effective platform to promote and disseminate information on courses offered by renowned institutions of higher learning. In previous years, the Fair has attracted more than 700 participating and represented institutions from Malaysia and overseas. It has also attracted international groups of institutions from China, Germany, Japan, Singapore and USA, underlining the recognition of the event. That's not all, with an average visitorship of 85,000, the International Education Fair Malaysia Fair is not only one of the largest but also best visited show in Malaysia.
Recognition and supprt from Education Ministry and Media
The Fair is officially supported by the Ministries of Education and Higher Education in recognition for its success and contributions to the education sector. Fully supported by major English and Chinese media, the Fair will be regularly featured.
Malaysian Government Scholarship Program
The Malaysian Government supports education and learning in multiple ways. The Malaysian National Higher Education Fund allocated RM19.06 billion as loans for 982,066 students. These funds are also intended for students planning to study abroad.
The International Education Fair Malaysia is regularly attended by top international universities from China, Germany, Japan, USA, Malaysia, Italy, Denmark, Portugal, Neterlands, Singapore, UK, Canada ad a range of other countries.
International Education Fair Malaysia - Event Program
The event has several country pavilions as well as various seminar rooms. At the previous edition there were over 24 university presentations divided over 3 seminar rooms. There was a Korea and a UK pavilion. Various universities belonging to 1 country are being clustered in order to increase country awareness.
Interested in setting up a country pavilion or giving an university/company presentation?
International Education Fair Malaysia - Participants
Previous editions of the International Education Fair in Malaysia attracted over 200 exhibiting institutions from Malyasia, the wider Pan-Asian region, Europe, UK, the US and many more countries around the world. As such it is the most popular and best visited event in the country.
Participants of the December 2017 event included:
University of Strathclyde - UK
University of Kent - UK
Osaka University - Japan
Kyoto University - Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan University - Japan
Embassy of Japan
Ritsumeikan University - Korea
Changwon National University - Korea
DAAD - Germany
National University of Singapore - Singapore
Xiamen University - Malaysia
LeCordon Bleu - Malaysia
Raffles University - Malaysia
AIMST University - Malaysia
Future Academy - Australia
Singapore Management University - Singapore
and many many more international school, colleges, universities and research institutes.