KYUEM an increasingly popular destination for students
KUCHING: Students from Sarawak and Sabah are finding Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) an increasingly popular destination to springboard their plans for further studies.
The fully-residential sixth form college located at Lembah Beringin, Selangor runs the Cambridge A Level programme and is supported by Yayasan UEM (UEM Foundation) a not-for-profit entity of UEM Group, one of Malaysia’s leading conglomerates.
According to a press statement, the college offers the Cambridge University A Level programme as preparation for entry into the world’s best universities.
Amongst the most popular destinations after Cambridge, are Imperial, LSE, UCL, Warwick, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Trinity College (Dublin) and a number of top medical schools.
The destinations of this year’s students also include University of California, Berkeley and University of Pennsylvania in the USA, University of Toronto in Canada and University of Hong Kong.
KYUEM has a very high success rate in preparing and placing students to read Medicine, Engineering, Accountancy, Economics, Actuarial Science, Law, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Information Technology, Architecture and Bio-Technology and many other programmes at university level.
KYUEM offers a traditional curriculum, offering subjects that are well-regarded by the traditional universities to which its students aspire. The core curriculum consists of Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, History and Literature. In addition, it provides several less traditional subjects to smaller groups of students, where the academic training is both strong and general.
Over the years since its first graduating batch in 2000, KYUEM students have frequently won Top in the World and top in Malaysia Awards in the CIE Cambridge Brilliance in Malaysia Awards.
In addition to producing excellent results consistently in the CIE A Level Examinations since 2000, KYUEM also has a 90 per cent success rate in placing its students, mainly in the top ten UK universities, the Irish universities Medical Consortium and the Group of Eight Universities in Australia.
Admissions into its A-Level programmes are in January and July. The 18-month programme starts in January, whereas the 24-month programme commences in July.
KYUEM is now also open for international students and welcomes talented students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds to apply for the January 2014 intake. The application opens from Oct 1 until Oct 31, 2013.
The KYUEM Open Day will be held between 10.15am and 2pm on Sept 28 at its campus in Lembah Beringin.
For more information, the public can call +603-6460 1234 or log on to www.kyuem.edu.my