Kuala Lumpur (or KL as it is popularly known), is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. The city covers an area of 243 km² and has an estimated urban population of 7.8 million as of 2019.
The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur offers many traditional, cultural and modern delights. Colonial architecture interspaced by gleaming skyscrapers, Kuala Lumpur is a modern, cosmopolitan city.
Arriving in Kuala Lumpur
As you touchdown at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by Malaysian hospitality. Our spacious and modern airport is the envy of many. With many modern amenities and facilities, getting in and out of the airports will be a breeze. You might need to use the KLIA2 terminal if you need a flight transfer out of KL to the other cities in Malaysia.
Getting Around Kuala Lumpur
As the capital city of Malaysia, services and infrastructure are up to par with developed countries.
MRT, LRT and Monorail services within KL are run by by RapidKL. There are five lines and riding the lines gives you different views of the city. Fares start from MYR 1 (USD 0.30). KTM Komuter trains can take you to the suburbs. You may also use Touch ‘n Go prepaid cards for rides.
RapidKL is the main bus operator for most bus routes. You can check the routes and fares here. Go KL City Bus is public bus service that offers free rides for commuters within KL’s Central Business District (CBD) that you can utilise as well. You can purchase the Touch ‘n Go rechargeable card for MYR 10 (USD 3) at major stations stations and use it for all rides.
Vehicle rental is a good option for travelling for extended periods. Well-maintained roads and highway system (some of which have toll fees) are easy to drive and signs are in English or Roman numerals. Navigation apps such as Google Maps or Waze are also an option.
KL has metered taxis plying its routes, do ask them to use the meter. Otherwise, ride-hailing apps provide alternatives at a fixed price.
Studying in Kuala Lumpur
There are 22 institutions of higher learning in Kuala Lumpur and also a wide variety of international schools which cater for the large expatriate community all over the Klang valley. All the institutions use English as the medium of instruction and classes are all held in English except for other language courses. Kuala Lumpur also has a large number of multi national companies and the surrounding suburbs consist of industries which provide employment and also internship opportunities. As one of the world’s top tourist destination, KL is a hub with world class tourist attractions and infrastructure. The international business community, hotel and travel industry plays a big role in employing graduates, interns and volunteers.
|1 Week Summer Camp programme (minimum 10 persons)||MYR 4,580
|1 Week Academic & Cultural Study Tour (minimum 10 persons)||MYR 4,580
Above pricing include accommodation, transport and some meals provided by the host (college/university). Air fare not included.
Certificates or credits will be awarded at the end of your course.