Scottish uni to set up campus in Putrajaya?

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A leading Scottish university in the field of science and technology is inching closer to setting up a campus in Putrajaya by 2014.

The tertiary institution, also known for its business and engineering programmes, has been chosen as the “preferred university” to set up the campus. Final contractual negotiations and approvals could be concluded by the end of this year.

If all goes well, it will be the university’s first campus in East Asia.

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Fadilah
Fadilah
20 Jul 2011 12.14pm

Foreign universities are desperate for funding, so they come to operate here? The European economic crisis is accelerating the trend!

tunglang
tunglang
22 Jul 2011 8.08am
Reply to  Fadilah

So are the recalcitrant immigration (culprits)…
With the wayang MACC tangkap of these ‘suspected’… business had been ‘bad’ these days.
To encourage more ‘students’ to come here for ‘whatever purpose’ visa is rare cash-flow rainbow from the sky…

Richie Hee
Richie Hee
25 Jul 2011 12.48pm
Reply to  tunglang

We have seen many ‘Nigerian Scams’ operated by those African ‘students’ here. The authority however, never penalise those institution having those so-called ‘students’ who never even attend a lecture after obtaining study visa. (Could it) be an inside job to get those crooks in(?) Our immigration control has failed here.

Marzuki
Marzuki
20 Jul 2011 10.37am

With foreign universities here, no need for government to send scholarship holders overseas. this can save cost. BN ministers must set example by enroling their kids locally. Also, halal food is not readiy available overseas, and our students had been eating non-halal food while studying overseas.

moo_t
19 Jul 2011 12.55pm

Scottish university? For science and technology? In putrajaya?

LOL, tell me that Umno politickus are not going squeeze their head in it with some “literature position” inside.

Francis
Francis
19 Jul 2011 12.18pm

Ok to have universities setting up shop here but our immigration must really ensure that those foreign students coming in are not doing those illegal side-business (at KTV lounge as GROs)!

Mr.P
Mr.P
20 Jul 2011 7.41am
Reply to  Francis

well, we shall have all flavors of nationalities to choose from as student visas is a means to get GRO machinery in action, knowing $ can push thru many barriers… in Bolehland !

Andrew I
Andrew I
19 Jul 2011 9.57am

Johns Hopkins, Nottingham…hey Gherkin, when are you enrolling?

Kenneth Raphael Chai
19 Jul 2011 7.27am

Haha thanks for the info. I came all the way here for a masters and now theyre coming to Malaysia.

Kenneth Raphael Chai
19 Jul 2011 3.21am

Is it Edinburgh Napier University?