Arrival in Malaysia

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Major international flights will arrive from oversea destinations at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang which is approximately 300km from UTHM Campus. Upon arrival you may book a taxi from the airport lounge straight to UTHM. Taxis from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to UTHM range between USD80 (day) and USD100 (night).

The international flights to Johor will transit in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) for a domestic flight transfer to Sultan Ismail International Airport, Johor Bahru, which is approximately 80km from UTHM Campus. Taxis from the Sultan Ismail International Airport to UTHM range between USD40 (day) and USD50 (night).

Adjusting To Life In Malaysia

If this is your first time in Malaysia, you may need some time to adjust to a new living and study environment especially due to Malaysia’s unique customs and cultures. However, there are a number of tips to assist you to settle down to a more familiar surroundings.

Academic Advisor/Counselor

All students will be assigned to an Academic Advisor during their study in the University to assist you with issues and problems related to your academic progress. You may consult your Academic Advisor during the normal semester period based on their availability. More information can be obtained from your Faculty General Office.

Orientation Programme

Student Orientation Week is a compulsory programme held during the first week after registration for all new students to take part. The programme will involve a number of activities to familiarise new students with the university, it’s surrounding as well as information on services offered at the university.

International Student Society

All International students are encouraged to join the International Student Society where you could take part in multinational and cultural programmes. The society is registered with the Student Affairs Office under the advisory of the Corporate and International Relations Office.

Open Your Mind

It is important for you to be emotionally prepared when arriving in a new environment far from your family and your home country. You must be ready to acclimatize to the new customs and cultures in Malaysia which may be different from what you are familiar with.

Family Support

It is important that you maintain regular contact with your family members to update them with your study  and well-being while in Malaysia. Please get in touch with us if you require information on how to purchase international phone cards  to call abroad.

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