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Universiti Malaya (UM) Top University in Malaysia Ranked 87th in the World

UM makes influential university top 100 list:
University of Malaya (UM) has achieved its highest ranking of 87 among the world’s top higher education institutions, according to Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) World University Rankings for 2019.

Announcing the achievement, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said eight Malaysian public and private higher education institutions were listed in the top 1,000 of the annual list. [...]

“UM has broken through the 100th position barrier in the QS World University Rankings 2019, placing it at 87 in the world compared to its previous position of 114 in 2018,” said Maszlee at a press conference at his ministry here.

The minister said Malaysian universities have managed to build a solid reputation despite the declining trend of research funding.

As a result, he said the ministry will continue to support and facilitate researchers working with international partners.

“The new Pakatan Harapan government will also keep to our promise of granting universiti…

Discovering Beyond Diversity: University of Malaya's International Culture and Education Exchange Programme

SEOUL - From 20th January to 3rd February 2018, 35 delegates represented the University of Malaya on a student exchange program to Seoul, South Korea.

Dubbed as ICE 3.0 which stands for the International Culture and Education Exchange Programme, this is the third time the project has been successfully held under the 1st Residential College, University of Malaya. The exchange program this year is held in collaboration with Sungshin Women's University, one of the top private universities in South Korea.

Under their "2018 Winter Short-term Programme", delegates were given the opportunity to experience a variety of cultural activities such as K-pop dance, wearing the Hanbok, tea ceremony, making bibimbap and facial make-up. Delegates were also given basic Korean lessons where they learnt to read and write Korean characters, also known as Hangul.

This year, ICE aims to become agents of change by empowering youths to take the lead in environmental issues. To achieve this, del…