Malaysia’s recently crowned top private varsity UCSI University, is awarding 40 educational scholarships for high-performing Sudanese students in conjunction with their outstanding position in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
Now ranking at 481, UCSI University is placed in the top 2% of all universities in the world and ahead of many established universities in the UK, Australia and other countries.
“We are proud to have achieved this new ranking, especially for our first time being listed in the QS World University Rankings – where they annually rank the world’s best universities”, remarks Willie Tan, the Vice-President at the Student Enrolment Centre of UCSI University.
‘On top of that, we have also been distinguished as Asia’s fastest rising university (QS University Rankings: Asia 2018) and a global top 100 university for performing arts (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018) – proving our determination in making Malaysia the regional hub of education’.
With up to 40 scholarships to be awarded, students are advised to choose their preferred academic programmes, ranging from Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering and Architecture to Music, Multimedia, Education, Liberal Arts and Hospitality.
The registration for the September 2018 intake is now in progress and the cut-off application date is the 6th of August.
With the scholarship fund launched, students will have the chance to enjoy a meaningful educational experience in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city, and learn from the best that UCSI as a Praxis university has to offer with their signature ‘Cooperative Placement’ programmes where students are required to intern at a company for 2 months for each academic year.
‘Through the Co-operative (Co-Op) Education system, UCSI focuses on the students’ employability by having them experience and perform in a real working environment related to their disciplines of studies and career goals,’ Wille added.
‘We are committed in providing students with local and foreign experiences through the Industry Placements or Co-operative Placements at companies around the world,’ Willie commented, adding that 97.8% of UCSI’s industry partners stated that they would like to rehire UCSI interns.
Combined with Malaysia’s vibrant city life, accessible public transportation system, delicious culinary dishes, lush island escapades, visa-friendly status between the countries and status as an Islamic country, students from Sudan are assured to have a convenient, comfortable, and fulfilling time.
About UCSI University
UCSI University is a leading institution of higher learning with campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu and Sarawak, Malaysia. Our faculties, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to meet student needs offer a wide spectrum of academic programmes, ranging from Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering and Architecture to Music, Multimedia, Education, Liberal Arts and Hospitality. Students from more than 80 countries study at UCSI and the University stands out as a melting pot of culture and diversity. UCSI also collaborates with more than 2,300 leading companies around the world, opening doors for students and staff.