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Leaving your home for another country can be both exciting and challenging!!!

You're excited about the possibilities that a new place brings-education, friends, working toward a career. With an international student community of more than 130 nations studying in the Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead. APU offers a wide range of degrees with Technology as a common core. It is APU’s aim to nurture and encourage innovation through our programs, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.

Being a university student can be one of your most exciting expeditions. At APU, we build fun and creativity into regular based learning both inside and outside the classroom. Higher education opens up a world of new ideas, intellectual growth, social, sporting and cultural activities, new adventures and the building of lifelong friendships. Here at APU with more than 60 clubs and societies, student life is lively and unique.  We support you to take the time to explore not only the educational experiences but also the wide range of social, sporting and cultural activities on campus.

APU offers many opportunities to get involved in student life such as;

  • Become a member of a club or society or start your own – an ideal way to make new friends, endless entertainment and learning.
  • Make a difference by standing for election in the Students’ Representative Council.
  • Become a Student Ambassador and assist at Student Services and Marketing. Those who are selected gets hands-on experiences in working with people of diverse culture, inducing a corporate working environment in their mindset even before graduation.
  • Working While Studying. At APU, we have on-campus part-time working opportunities for students - library assistant, IT labs technical assistant, programmer, multimedia developer, and Student Ambassadors.

Besides that, the students are constantly exposed to professional and personal development workshop for free, which are designed for them to acquire the necessary skills and attribute needed to become high demand graduates in the market.

These are just a few ways for you to make your time at our university as fulfilling and exciting as possible. Having a university degree is no longer a guarantee of securing a highly-paid job, but both the experience and the ability to contribute to the organization are mainly demanded by employers.  Upon completion at APU, you are awarded a degree certificate, plus the experience and professionalism required for a successful career.

Living costs to study in Malaysia is relatively affordable compared to other countries. This is a major advantage for international students when choosing to study in Malaysia. Estimated living cost is RM1,600 - RM2,000 (USD400 - USD500) per month depend on the living lifestyle of the students.

We welcome and support students from all over the country to experience an amazing experience at APU. With more than 80 programmes being offered, you can find the most suitable programme to build your dream career.