‘Studying in the UK has been eye-opening. The people here have been absolutely welcoming and I feel that it will put me in a good position to start off my life as a doctor’ – Shawn Loh

A UK education opens doors, wherever you go in the world. For Malaysian graduates keen to make an impression on new employers, there’s nowhere better to develop the skills for your future career.

The QS global survey of graduate employers consistently shows that UK degrees are highly valued worldwide, with UK universities topping the QS employer reputation ranking.

As one of the world’s top five countries for industry-university collaboration, you can also access practical work-placements designed to help you hit the ground running in the real-world. From volunteering opportunities to internships and university societies, you’re guaranteed to leave with a competitive edge.

In the films featured on this page, we spoke with Malaysian students currently studying in the UK, as well as successful UK graduates currently based in Kuala Lumpur. Watch their stories to discover how studying in the UK has impacted their lives and boosted their careers.

Want to learn more about studying in the UK?

Studying abroad is a huge decision, with plenty of information to take in. To help you get right to the most important bits, we have put together some useful links:

  • Choosing a university - this page will guide you through selecting the best institution for you
  • How to apply - worried about the application process? We've put together a video to take you through it, step by step.
  • Student visas - applying for a student visa is a straightforward process. Here you'll find advice and links to find out more about the process.
  • Scholarships and financial support - need a helping hand funding your studies? Get information and advice on available options here.