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3 best Malaysian boarding schools for international students - rankings and study fees

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Nowadays, Malaysia is a very popular country among international students. Due to SMAPSE you can choose from 3 best Malaysian boarding schools and boarding houses that accept students from all over the world. It's worth noting that boarding schools in Malaysia provide bright international atmosphere: there are foreign students from all over the world.

Malaysian schools attract students with an excellent opportunity to combine high-quality education, interesting vacations and excursions, stay in a comfortable and warm climate. In addition, such intercultural atmosphere allows to overcome emotional and language barriers, develop communication skills and expand active vocabulary.

Actually, Malaysian boarding schools are very well equipped. There is everything necessary for high-quality, modern studying: latest technologies, cozy classrooms, functional laboratories. Moreover, innovative methods of teaching are actively used. Students have free time that is usually spent on fascinating excursions, rest in nature and visiting famous cities. Unusual nature and mild climate in Malaysia also increase popularity of local boarding schools and colleges among students around the world.

Please, don't hesitate to contact SMAPSE experts at any time as they are always ready to help you and answer all questions.

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Features of studying at schools in Malaysia

The educational system in Malaysia is British: the education of children begins at the age of 7 and consists of primary (grades 1 to 6) and middle school (grades 7 to 12). Such system is considered one of the foremost, and therefore schools in Malaysia are in demand among foreign students and parents.

Secondary education in Malaysia can be obtained both in regular or private secondary schools, as well as in boarding schools, where children live the entire period of study. The advantages of studying in private schools is the ability to choose additional courses to study depending on the preferences of the child. They have modern technology, equipped classrooms and laboratories. Programs in secondary schools progressively combine innovation and classical approaches to the educational process.

For international students there are special international schools in Malaysia, where interests of foreign students are fully met.

In Malaysia, it’s easy to enter a sports school, because there are all the necessary conditions for playing sports: the climate allows you to engage in open areas all year round.

Ranking of TOP secondary schools in Malaysia

  • Basic school at the Embassy of Russia in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation

  • Sunway International School (Petaling Jaya, Selangor)

Ontario Education System (Canada)

  • Alice Smith School (Kuala Lumpur)

British National Curriculum

  • Australian International School (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: Australian Curriculum

  • British International School Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: British National Curriculum

  • Fairview International School (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: International Bachelor's Degree

  • Garden International School (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: British National Curriculum

  • Kuala Lumpur International School

Curriculum: International Baccalaureate

  • Park City International School (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: International Basic Curriculum (IPC) and based on the national curriculum in the UK

  • Kiara Mont 'Kiara International School (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: American and International Baccalaureate

  • Sayfol International School (Kuala Lumpur)

Curriculum: British National Curriculum

Tuition fees in boarding schools in Malaysia for foreign students

The cost of studying varies from 10,000 to 15,000 RM per year, which is lower than in most countries. In dollars, it is about $2,500 to $3,500 a year.

After graduating from high school or boarding school, graduates can go to college. By the way, most private colleges partner with prestigious foreign universities, including American, English and Australian. Studying at a university here is cheaper than at school.

Advantages and disadvantages of English schools

Advantages Disadvantages
The opportunity to enter the best universities in England, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Europe, the world Expensive
High quality of education and academic standards Strong workload
Perfect English after graduation The need to change the social environment; it takes time to adapt
Useful contacts The difficulty of choosing the most suitable school for the child, requires a qualified specialist
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Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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