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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
  • Fun Ways To Workout

Fun Ways To Workout

Doing PE online is a little bit of a challenge. Team sports are impossible to teach, most students do not have any equipment at home so creativity is very important.

The PE department decided to start a fitness program based on Joe Wicks’ videos that were popular during the first lockdown in the UK. He recorded daily training sessions from his living room and did not use any equipment. The workouts last just over20 minutes. There are 10 exercises to complete for 30 seconds, with a 30seconds pause in between each exercise. The exercises are repeated twice.

At Repton we adapted the principle behind the videos and, to make the workouts more interesting, used a website called “wheel decide”. The teacher enters all the exercises then spins the wheel and the exercise is randomly selected. To add to the excitement, special segments were added to the wheel: “off” means that the students can rest, +15 seconds mean that students need to work for 45 seconds instead of 30.

Year 7 and 10 have also been recording their daily steps on a class spreadsheet and are trying to beat their teacher. Despite the MCO, students have remained active, which is very important: you need some physical activity to get your brain to function at full capacity!

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