MALAYSIA TRULY ASIA
“Malaysia, Truly Asia.” This sums up what Malaysia is all about. A country, which offers an unique look into the rest of Asia as a melting pot of races, cultures and religions. A fascinating fusion of colourful festivals, gastronomic adventures, shopping splendors, natural wonders and many more thrills and spills.
Below are some of Malaysia’s top tourist attractions
PETRONAS TWIN TOWER
The world’s tallest twin towers soaring 88-storey and 451.9 meters high is located right here in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Truly Malaysia’s crown jewel, the PETRONAS Twin Towers is majestic by day and dazzling by night.
THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL GALLERY OF THE LENGGONG VALLEY
The Archaeological Gallery of the Lenggong Valley is located in Kota Tampan, near Lenggong and is recognised as one of the five UNESCO’s World Heritage sites in Malaysia and the 954th in the world. The valley is a pre-historical site dating back 74,000 years ago and is located 100 km to the north of Ipoh.
CHEONG FATT TZE MANSION
A grand mansion conceived and constructed by a “Grand Man”; an eminent edifice which history calls Home; a peerless representation of the Paradigm Chinese Courtyard House – the Cheong Fatt Tze “Blue” Mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundations of architectural, cultural and historic superlatives. In 2000, the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion received the inaugural UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation Award, selected as the ‘Most Excellent Project’ in the Asia Pacific Rim following its RM7.6 million restoration works.
SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE
Known as the ‘Living Museum’, the Sarawak Cultural Village was set up to preserve and showcase Sarawak’s cultural heritage. Located at Pantai Damai, Santubong, just 32 km from the state capital, Kuching, it is the perfect place to get introduced to local culture and lifestyle.
A’ Famosa, or “The Famous” in Portuguese, is among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia. Once part of a mighty fortress, this tiny gate (called the Porta de Santiago) is all that is left of the fortress.
STUDYING & LIVING IN MALAYSIA
As an International Student, you would find it quite easy to fit in. Malaysians communicate mostly in English, Malaysia, Chinese Dialect or Indian Dialect. And due to the multi-racial and culture mix, a wide variety of food option is also available. Weather is beautifully warm throughout the year, with the occasional tropical rain. As for entry requirement, you would need to choose a course with us and apply for a student visa. Entry requirement varies for different countries. It would be advisable to get in touch with us to discuss matters further.
Cost of living in Malaysia is relatively inexpensive. The average monthly expenses of a moderate student lifestyle, which includes accommodation, meals, transportation and other essential will range from RM1,200 to RM1,800 (USD380 to USD550) per month.
MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE
Reliance College provides all International Students with a comprehensive medical insurance package. A detail of the package is enclosed with the registration forms given to you at the time of registration.
A CALL AWAY FROM HOME
Malaysia is very much wired to the rest of the world with high-speed communication connectivity. The local tele-communication companies provide very competitive data and call rates to the rest of the world. It would not be a problem for you to video call or phone call your family back at home at an inexpensive rate.