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University of Reading Malaysia

Educity Iskandar, Johor, Malaysia
  • 38.4 2015 U.S.News Ranking: Europe
  • 201 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
  • 202 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • 164 THE World University Rankings 2015-2016
  • 156 QS World University Rankings 2015
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About University of Reading Malaysia

The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) offers students the opportunity to study for a UK degree from a brand new campus in EduCity, Malaysia.

We offer students the best of both worlds. Uniquely, we guarantee them the opportunity to spend up to one year of their studies in the UK, which means that getting a UK degree is more flexible, accessible and affordable than ever before.  Scholarships of up to 100% are available for the brightest and best students.

UoRM is the first overseas campus of the University of Reading in the UK – ranked one of the world’s top 1 per cent of universities globally, with a long-established reputation for the quality of its teaching and research.

We offer a wide range of professional and vocational programmes at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. Home to the internationally renowned, triple-accredited Henley Business School, our programmes include the prestigious Henley MBA.

Students will be taught by international academic staff – the best in their field – and have the same high-quality learning experience as in the UK. We have an up-to-date and innovative approach to teaching, designed to get the best results and ensure that our graduates excel in their chosen careers.

Campus information

Our campus on EduCity - a state of the art, architecturally stunning campus environment perfect for studying and networking.

  • The design for the campus made the finals in the World Architecture Festival Awards in 2013
  • The campus is integrated, self-contained space that combines flexible teaching, research and learning spaces with inspiring social spaces.   Highlights include state of the art laboratories, a world-class Learning and Resource Centre and four lecture theatres to enable experiential learning and group projects
  • The Heartspace – the central parkland space between the two buildings – came from the idea to emulate the open, natural space of the University of Reading’s Whiteknight’s campus in the UK, but translate this for a tropical setting. The Heartspace is now a plant-filled space for students to relax and socialise.  There is also an amphitheatre for talks, live music and events
  • Leisure facilities on EduCity include a 12,000 seat stadium and indoor arena offering basketball, badminton, squash, volleyball and futsal, plus an aquatic centre with an Olympic sized swimming pool
  • The Student Village offers halls of residence, cafes, restaurants, healthcare, a library and shops.


At a glance:

  • When fully operational, we will teach around 3000 students from the current building
  • The building covers an area of 27,000 square meters on a 15 acre site
  • Flexible research, teaching and learning spaces, including 4 lecture theatres
  • Cutting edge teaching and research laboratories
  • A Building Information Modelling lounge for our Built Environment Programmes
  • Our flagship dealing room will give students the feel of a real trading floor
  • A purpose-built moot court to enable experiential learning in our Law Programme
  • Free, high speed wifi across the campus
  • Dedicated student association space
  • Muslim prayer room.

Iskandar Malaysia EduCity Campus

Iskandar Malaysia EduCity is a brand-new, purpose-built campus designed to support and encourage the highest quality of teaching and learning experience for our students:

  • Located just 40 minutes away from Singapore International Airport, 45 minute drive to downtown Singapore 
  • Only 20 minutes drive from Johor International Airport, serving 17 cities in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Brunei, Peninsular and East Malaysia. 

City Campus

Located in the heart of the city, at Menara Kotaraya in downtown Johor Bahru.


The Student Village at Iskandar Malaysia EduCity is located just 20 minutes away from downtown Johor Bahru, 40 minutes away from Changi International Airport, Singapore and is just a few minutes’ stroll from our main campus. A safe environment, the vicinity is secured with CCTV surveillance and a security guard post.

This brand new accommodation building comprises 444 beds for single students (hostel type accommodation) and 60 units of apartments for students and staff which have 202 beds. Options include:

  • Single bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • Twin-sharing bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • 4-bed and 5-bed accommodation with a shared bathroom
  • Single Apartment
  • 2 Rooms Apartment (each room comes attached with a bathroom)
  • 3 Rooms Apartment (each room comes attached with a bathroom)

A host of shared facilities at the Student Village include:

  • Cafeteria on the ground floor
  • Kitchenettes on every floor
  • Launderette (Coin Operated Machine)
  • Iskandar Malaysia Bus (IM Bus) routes to nearby shops, places of interest and Johor Bahru city
  • Prayer rooms
  • Common room space for socializing which includes Study Area and TV Room
  • Internet access - Wi-Fi connections
  • Bus stop for buses into Singapore
  • Roof Garden
  • Basketball Court

For students studying at City Campus, an prearranged shuttle service will take students from the Student Village to the campus premises at Menara Kotaraya. The approximate cost per student for accommodation at the Student Village is as follows:

  • Single bedroom with bathroom en suite (MYR 889 pax/ per month)
  • Twin-sharing bedroom with bathroom en suite (MYR 681 pax/ per month)
  • 4-bed sharing unit/2 twin rooms (MYR 474/pax per month)
  • 5-bed sharing unit/5 single rooms (MYR 589/pax per month)

Note: All rooms including rooms in apartments come equipped with water heater and air-con.

Additional info

  • The UoR has a graduate employment rate of 93% - giving students exceptional support to develop their skills and make essential connections with industry
  • UoR has 100,000 alumni in 145+ countries worldwide
  • UoR UK campus already has more than 1400 Malaysian alumni and in the last two years alone, more than 100 Malaysian students have graduated from UoR.

Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 2 Applied, Pure Sciences 2 Architecture, Building 1 Business, Management 4 English Language 2 Humanities & Social Sciences 1



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