ATC is a private institute of Higher Learning which is licensed and approved by Government of Malaysia.ATC (KL Campus Only) welcomes applications from international students to undertake the various courses and programmes it offers.
Any foreign student intending to study in Malaysia is required a Student Pass. Application to study in ATC KL and obtain a Student Pass can be made DIRECTLY to the college through EMGS System ( www.educationmalaysia.gov.my ).
Documents required for foreign Students Application via EMGS
International Students who wish to enrol into ATC have to complete an application form (which can be obtained from the college) and attach to it the following documents:
- A certified true copy of his/her certificate/diploma
- A certified true copy of his/her academic transcripts
- Photocopy of his/her passport (all pages) – 2 sets
- 6 coloured passport sized photographs (50mm height x 35mm wide only with blue background)
- Release letter from previous University/College (for applicants who are currently studying at a different University/College in Malaysia only)
- ATC Registration fee of RM 800 to RM 3000 (Depends of the course)
- EMGS application fees of RM 2,500 (inclusive of processing fee, insurance, health screening & student visa
- Bond fees ( www.educationmalaysia.gov.my ) for issuing a personal bond on behalf of the student. This sum will be refunded to the student upon the student:-
- Completing his/her study
- Providing a copy of his/her return flight ticket or
- Providing an offer letter from another education institution in Malaysia
- Providing a letter to terminate his/her student visa.
Upon compilation of the above documents, the college will then submit the application to EMGS (Education Malaysia Global Services). The students will be informed by the college directly on their application status.
Travel & Immigration
While waiting for your Student Pass approval, you may plan and arrange for your travel. Upon receiving confirmation of your Student Pass, you may make your flight reservations.
You may consult your travel agent or airline on luggage requirements and restrictions. Certain types of goods or equipment may not be brought into Malaysia.
What to Bring with You
Clothing. Only professional attire is allowed within the college. You may want to bring casual clothing for daily wear or casual occasions outside the college.
If you need regular medication or if you suffer from any allergy, consider bringing your medical records. If you are bringing any electrical equipment with you, remember that the power supply in Malaysia is 220 – 240 volts / 50 cycle AC system.
Your arrival in Malaysia
You must notify ATC of your arrival date, time and flight number at least 7 (seven) days in advance in order for us to arrange for accommodation and airport pick-ups.
Arrival / Departure Card
At the entry point, you will need to complete the Arrival / Departure Card (Imm. 26) obtainable at any entry point, Malaysian Representative office abroad, or travel agency.
A representative from ATC will meet you upon your arrival at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). If you arrive on a working day, i.e. Monday to Friday, you will be brought to ATC to meet our Student Services Executives. If you arrive on Saturday or Sunday, you will be taken to your residence.
Living & Getting Around in Malaysia
ATC will assist in arranging accommodation for international students. Accommodation is usually on a twin-sharing basis. If you have special requests or needs concerning accommodation, please notify our Student Services.
Kuala Lumpur, widely known as KL, is the capital city of Malaysia. Petaling Jaya, known as PJ, is the largest neighbouring town. After the first few weeks, you will very likely be familiarised with the city and its people, local life, customs and culture, transport, and places of interest.
It is advisable to plan ahead for your expenses in Malaysia. In addition to tuition fees, costs may at minimum include food, books and stationery, accommodation, clothing, travel, entertainment, healthcare, insurance, visa renewal, etc.
The local currency is Ringgit Malaysia (RM). It is generally easy to convert currencies at the money changers and banks in Malaysia. Most organisations in Malaysia accept major credit cards and some accept travellers’ cheques.
Upon arriving in Malaysia, we advise you to open an account with a local bank. You will need to obtain a letter from our Student Services for this purpose.
You can make phone calls through residential phones, public phone booths, and mobile phones. Communication via email has become quite popular. IDD call cards are available to offer special rates for overseas calls.
Post offices can be found in nearly all towns and neighbourhoods, where you can mail letters, cards, and gifts to your home country. Major courier companies such as DHL, FedEx and UPS operate outside of Malaysia.
For more information about Malaysia,you may refer to the following websites:
Orientation and Assistance
The International Student Centre at our Student Services will be glad to assist you. It will be our pleasure to make you feel at home here. We look forward to welcoming you and wishing you
SELAMAT DATANG KE MALAYSIA!