University of Malaya International Cultural and Food Festival 2018 (UMICAFF 2018)

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The wait is over for the mega international event in University of Malaya, it is our pleasure to inform you that the International Student Centre (ISC) along with the University of Malaya International Student Association (UMISA) are organising the University of Malaya International Cultural and Food Festival 2018 (UMICAFF2018) on 28th on 29th November 2018 at Perdanasiswa Complex, University of Malaya.

Various exciting and memorable activities are in the pipeline for your enjoyment which include:
1. International Food Festival
2. International Cultural Showcase
3. Cultural Performances
4. Cultural Fashion Show
5. Traditional Games Zone

University of Malaya International Cultural and Food Festival 2018 (UMICAFF 2018)

You are all welcomed to attend the opening ceremony with the following details:

Date: 28 November 2018 (Wednesday)
Venue: Auditorium, KPS
Time: 11.00am
Video for UMICAFF 2018 - Day 1 : 

IAU2018 Inspires ISC Global Buddies

Date: 19 November 2018
Words By: Adi Yusran

The International Association of Universities 2018 (IAU2018) conference has inspired ISC Global Buddies who has voluntarily joined as the program committee to be more dedicated towards their responsibility and study at the tertiary level.

Aligned with its theme which was Higher Education Partnerships for Societal Impact, this event has offered many exposures not just to the participants but also to the ISC Global Buddies.

Teow Boon Teong, final year, Faculty of Economics and Administration, who is an active member of ISC Global Buddies said that this event had his eyes wide opened towards his personal interest as he is graduating soon

“This international conference helps me to get a better vision of what my interest is”, said Teow.

“Being part of the committee of this prestige conference makes me realize that I am having a high interest in event management”, added Teow.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Azuan Md Saharil, second year, Faculty of Build Environment said that IAU2018 shows him good insights of the real world which makes him understand better about the education at the tertiary level.

IAU2018 has invited its members, the global higher education communities, and their partners to reflect on and to discuss their mandate and social responsibility, while presenting different forms of partnerships adopted around the world and for what societal impact.

The conference IAU2018 was successfully held last week from 13-15 November 2015 at Pullman Hotel Bangsar with the involvement of 200 participants.

IAU Photo
ISC Global Buddies together with IAU2018 Secretariat during the IAU2018 Closing Ceremony at Pullman Hotel Bangsar last week. Photo by Mohd Fadzli.

Hult Prize Competition

Hult Prize

Hult Prize competition is a prestigious annual competition, bringing together the brightest minds from around the world to solve a pressing social issue via input of new ideas. The winner of Global Final will get *$1Million* for startup.This year the challenge, as announced by *Former President Bill Clinton, is on youth unemployment*. If you have a ground breaking idea, make a team and register by 20th November at If you don't have a team, contact at And submit your idea by 20th November.*


This is a great opportunity for UM students to showcase their skills and talent. So what are you waiting for? Register today!

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We express our sorrow, sympathy and condolences with the unfortunate disaster in Palu, Indonesia which has claimed lives and caused destruction and also on the tragic loss of lives in the Lion Air Plane crash, off the coast of Jakarta

We express our solidarity, hope and wishes to all victims and to the Indonesian brothers and sisters. 

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Orientation Session for International Students 2017/2018

Why , as international student, did you choose to study at University of Malaya?

We asked international students why do they choose to study at University of Malaya, and here are some of the reasons