Where to stay?

There are various options on where to stay depending on your budget and preferences.

2-Star Hotels

Alternatively you can browse the following website for more information: www.booking.com, www.agoda.com or www.expedia.com.

Student’s Accommodation

Accommodation outside the campus is variable in quality, distance and cost. Rents vary between RM 700 and RM 1,500 per month for a two or three bedroom property. In addition to rent, which is normally paid monthly in advance, a deposit (equal to three months’ rent) will be required; water and electricity will be charged separately. You may need to provide your own bed linen and cooking utensils.

You can browse the following site for some options www.airbnb.com or iBilik.

University Accommodation
The administration officer at the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) will be able to assist with your accommodation needs. It will be advantageous to do so early as you will be competing with other students for limited places. Eleven residential colleges are located within the university (walking distance to the faculties) and two outside the university. These colleges are equipped with a cafeteria, photocopy shop, laundry, sports facilities, meeting and project rooms, study rooms, computer and printing facilities.

To apply, you should include supporting letters from the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine.

International House

The University of Malaya International House is one of the off-campus accommodation options available to students especially international students.

Facilities include:
  1. Fully furnished (beds, cupboards, sofa, dining table & chairs, study tables)
  2. Fully air-conditioned (4 units)
  3. Bedrooms + 1 bathroom (with water heater)
  4. Kitchen (with gas hob and smoke extractor)
  5. Refrigerator
  6. Washing machine and dryer
  7. Shoe rack
  8. ASTRO point (subscribtion needed)
  9. Telephone/ Internet line (subscribtion needed)
Location and Accessibility
  1. Strategically located from university, commercial and shopping areas
  2. University shuttle service & public transportation route
  3. Wet market, farmers’ market (every Thursday morning) and night market (Every Tuesday)
  4. Various types of food available near the complex
  5. Mosque

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