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For prospective international students who are keen on pursuing their education in Malaysia, this article is for you to glean some useful information on immigration matters. Government agencies responsible in handling immigration matters for foreign students are the Malaysian Immigration Department and the various Malaysian diplomatic mission overseas, which are the high commission consulates or embassies around the world.   Immigration Procedures To enter Malaysia as a student, you need to obtain student visa and these are the steps to apply for a student visa or student pass.   Step 1: Applying For Visa And Student

In this post, we take a closer look at life in Malaysia for expats and international students, giving you a better idea of what you can expect and providing you with local perspectives and highlights.   Good Pace Of Life Compared to many countries, Malaysia generally has a slower pace of life with people striving for a more balanced lifestyle between work and play. In a good way, you will also see that people tend to take things easy and enjoy a more varied lifestyle on their off-work/school time. One of the activities Malaysians like to frequent are retail outlets.

As with all decisions we make in life, there are two sides of a coin, hence requiring us to look at all sides before settling on an informed decision. When it comes to making a decision on whether or not to send your child to an international school in Malaysia, do consider the pros and cons, from the macro and micro views. Here are some pros and cons to going to international school in Malaysia.   Curriculum The curriculum used by international schools differ from those adopted by public schools. They tend to offer a wider range of
  • April Fool's Day
  • April Fool's Day

April Fool's Day

As ever, April opened with a day of pranks. The origins of this day are not clear, but everyone enjoys a day of silliness!

In Year 6, we used this as a learning opportunity. The children arrived in class to find upturned glasses of water on their tables. How could they possibly work with the risk of water leaking over their desks?
Some children had already seen videos online (and used their memory to apply a solution, pouring the water carefully into a spare glass.)Others used problem solving skills, realising that the glass would need to be covered...(and quickly realising that paper would not be suitable.)Some others decided on trial and error (and puddles!).

A day of safe fun with learning intentions hidden in the background. Apologies to any parents who had the prank repeated at home!


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