Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The following frequently asked questions are common among those contemplating University of Malaya (UM). This page provides answers to these questions and provides links to useful UM websites that provide additional answers.

Where can I stay?

The cheapest accommodation is on campus, sharing a room with one or two others, and using communal facilities. If you prefer to stay off campus, there is a wide range of accommodation to choose from in the vicinity of the campus. Rents vary according to the type of accommodation, and how far away it is.

For further assistance regarding accommodation,

  • International students

- please contact the International Student Centre at Tel: (603) 7967 7711, Fax: (603) 7967 7710.

  • Malaysian students

- please contact the Student Affairs Division at Tel: (603) 7967 3290, Fax: (603) 7967 3472.