LocationsEast Asia & PacificMalaysia

Malaysia Facts

  • 29.03 million Population
  • $278.68 billion GDP, current prices
  • $9,699.70 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 25th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 12 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 72.8 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • Malaysian ringgit Currency Unit
WIEF Education Trust Chairman on socializing education
Tan Sri Dr. Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin is the Chairman of the WIEF Education Trust, a part of the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation. He spoke with The Prospect Group ab...
Medical Education in Malaysia
As Malaysia pushes forward with plans to establish itself as an international hub for higher education, medical education is one of the most promising areas for growth. Studen...
Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (AUCMS) President & CEO Zainuddin Md Wazir on medical education in Malaysia
Professor Dato’ Dr. Zainuddin Md Wazir is the President and CEO of Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (AUCMS), one of the leading medical schools in Malaysia. H...
National Association of Private Educational Institutions (NAPEI) President Elajsolan Mohan on private sector tertiary education in Malaysia
Elajsolan Mohan is the President of the National Association of Private Educational Institutions (NAPEI), which represents all levels of private educational institutions in Ma...
KDU University College Vice Chancellor Khong Yoon Loong on the future of higher education in Malaysia
Khong Yoon Loong is the Vice Chancellor of KDU University College (KDU), a private tertiary education institute in Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the dynamic...
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Vice-Chancellor Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin on entrepreneurship and innovation
Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr. Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin is the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), the national university of Malaysia. She spoke w...
KBU International College Director Teo Chiang Liang on higher education in Malaysia
Teo Chiang Liang is the Director of KBU International College (KBU), a private higher education institution established by the First Nationwide Group, owner and developer of t...
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus CEO & Provost Ian Pashby on higher education in Malaysia
Ian Pashby is the CEO and Provost of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the makeup of the student body, the role of education...
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Vice-Chancellor Omar Osman on USM’s long-term plans
Professor Dato’ Dr. Omar Osman is the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), one of Malaysia’s leading universities which now offers courses at undergraduate ...
Malaysia’s Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Khaled bin Nordin on the government’s plan for higher education
Y.B. Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled bin Nordin is the Minister of Higher Education of Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Government commitment and investment in highe...
Perdana University Vice-Chancellor Pahlawan Mohanadas on the establishment of Perdana University
Major General Dato’ Dr. Pahlawan R Mohanadas (Rtd.) is the Vice-Chancellor of Perdana University, a private medical school that offers dual programmes with Johns Hopkins Uni...
Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM) Dean & CEO Charles Wiener on Perdana University Hospital
Charles Wiener is the Dean and CEO of Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM), a private teaching university in Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
International Centre of Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) President & CEO Daud Vicary Abdullah on Islamic Finance education
Daud Vicary Abdullah is the President and CEO of the International Centre of Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), The Global University of Islamic Finance. He spoke with The...
Taylor’s University Vice-Chancellor & President Hassan Said on private sector higher education in Malaysia
Professor Dato’ Dr. Hassan Said is the Vice-Chancellor and President of Taylor’s University, a private higher education institution based in Malaysia. He spoke with The Pr...
Talent Corporation CEO Johan Mahmood Merican on fighting brain drain in Malaysia
Johan Mahmood Merican is the CEO of Talent Corporation (TalentCorp), which was established to formulate and facilitate initiatives to address the availability of talent in lin...