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Malaysian Culture Summer School in Kuala Lumpur

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Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology is offering Teesside University students the opportunity to participate in a 4-week cultural experience in the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

TAR UMT has a population of 28,000 students, and this cultural experience will give participants the chance to mix with local students as well as summer school participants from across the globe.

This 4-week cultural experience aims to give students the chance to learn about the history, culture, food and language of Malaysia. The programme will include the following:

  • Welcome and farewell ceremonies and dinners
  • Malaysia cultural workshops
  • City tours and company visits in Kuala Lumpur
  • Sports, arts, cooking and dance classes
  • Calligraphy and henna workshops
  • Day trips to locations such as Putrajaya, Malacca and an Elephant Sanctuary

Around 12 places available

Who should participate to the programme

The programme is open to all students and the perfect opportunity for students who might not have travelled to Malaysia or Asia before and wish to learn more about the Malaysian culture.


Students will stay in university provided accommodation around the campus.


5th June until 2nd July 2023

Please be mindful that flights might be schedule a day before and a day after the dates published.

Fees and Scholarships

Students from Disadvantaged Background Fee: £300

Regular fee: £900

Both the Disadvantaged and Regular fees are subsidised by Teesside University and the Turing Scheme.

Important information

UK students won't need to obtain visa prior to their departure. Non-UK passport might be required to obtain a visa prior to their departure.

Unfortunately, due to visa restrictions students from certain nationalities (including Nigeria) will not be able to take part in the programmes in Malaysia.

Programme Guide


Please find videos from students who took part in the same programme in Summer 2022

Information on this webpage is subject to change.

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