Global learning, local advantage

The spacious learning resource centre (LRC) at UoRM’s campus in EduCity has plenty of study areas including breakout rooms.

University of Reading Malaysia enables students to gain prestigious UK degrees closer to home

IN Malaysia, students have an array of options to pursue a UK degree by studying at universities with international branch campuses in the country.

One such institution is the University of Reading – renowned for its high-quality teaching, research, and graduate employability, and ranked 61st in the Times Higher Education (THE) Global Impact Rankings 2023.

This university’s international branch – University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM), was established in 2013 and welcomed students to its state-of-the-art complex located in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri, in 2015.

Students studying at UoRM enjoy the best of both worlds – the same highly-prestigious

University of Reading degree but at a more affordable cost.

Students who complete their degrees at UoRM, pay only 40% of the overall estimated costs

compared with studying on the UK campus, factoring in both fees and living expenses.

Prestigious schools, career-enabling programmes

Five of the University of Reading’s world-leading schools and institutions are represented at the Malaysia campus, including:

>Henley Business School

>School of Law

>School of the Built Environment

>School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences

>Foundation Studies and Language Institute

Students at EduCity have access to world-class sports facilities including an outdoor 14,000-seater stadium.Students at EduCity have access to world-class sports facilities including an outdoor 14,000-seater stadium.

The campus offers several of the university's signature degree programmes in professional disciplines where there is a demand for talent, providing students with excellent career opportunities. This includes:



>Management and business



>Quantity surveying

>Real Estate

All degrees offered at the campus carry relevant industry and professional recognition, enhancing the employability of graduates.

UoRM also benefits from an experienced, dedicated and highly qualified academic team. Many of the lecturers possess industry experience, with 75% of whom are PhD holders.

Holistic education

One of the key advantages of studying at UoRM is that students not only earn the same degree awarded on the Reading UK campus but also benefit from the same pedagogy and academic environment.

This environment is designed to foster holistic student development, nurturing both hard and soft skills essential for future success. For example, students develop their problem-solving skills, build confidence in English communication, and become independent learners.

World-class campus

UoRM’s state-of-the-art campus in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, opened its doors to students in 2015.UoRM’s state-of-the-art campus in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, opened its doors to students in 2015.

UoRM’s state-of-the-art campus is a spacious, modern facility that houses IT-enabled classrooms, lecture theatres, a learning resource centre and student social areas all conveniently under one roof.

Based in EduCity, Asia’s first multi-campus education city, students enjoy facilities that include an Olympic swimming pool, running track, indoor stadium, fitness centre, music studio and a Student Hub.

One of the best ways for young people to develop their independence and self-discipline, is by living away from home. For UoRM students, there are a variety of affordable accommodation options, from the Student Village that sits within EduCity, or nearby service apartments.

Excellent digital learning support

With its interactive approach, students benefit from the same advanced digital learning tools and support that is available on the UK campus.

This includes access to platforms such as the Blackboard Learning Management System, Blackboard Collaborate and Microsoft Teams. Students also have round-the-clock access to the university’s digital library which contains thousands of journals and e-books.

Flexible options abound

University of Reading’s campus in the UK is known for its sprawling compound that has been honoured with the UK’s Green Flag Award 13 times.University of Reading’s campus in the UK is known for its sprawling compound that has been honoured with the UK’s Green Flag Award 13 times.

Students who want to experience studying abroad can take advantage of the flexible choices that allow them to study at Henley Business School in the UK’s main campus over a span of one or two years.

Sitting just a 30-minute train ride away from London, the University of Reading’s campus in the UK is equipped with facilities to cater to students' needs including sports facilities, a health centre, eateries, a supermarket and on-campus accommodation.

The UK campus has also won the Green Flag Award for the 13th time in a row, thanks to its picturesque, lush 130ha area – one of the UK’s best green spaces.

Students with IGCSE, SPM or equivalent qualifications can enrol into the 12-month International Foundation Programme (IFP), while those with A-level or UEC equivalent qualifications can apply for direct entry to undergraduate degrees.

UoRM is accepting applications for its April, July, and September 2024 intakes. Prospective students and parents are advised to contact the university for a consultation or to register for UoRM’s Campus Open Day on June 29, from 10am to 4pm.

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