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Malaysia joins the list of low-risk countries whose nationals applying for a Tier 4 student visa will benefit from a streamlined UK visa application process.

Under the streamlined process eligible applicants will generally not be expected to provide documentary evidence of financial maintenance and education qualifications, making the application process simpler and easier.

However please note that Malaysians, like nationals of all countries, will still need to meet the requirements in the immigration rules and students must be able to provide the appropriate documents if exceptionally requested.

 You are therefore advised to hold these documents and in addition, take these documents with you when you travel to the United Kingdom.

A TB certificate from an approved clinic is required for submission with the visa application.

Select Pearson VUE Test Centre

MABECS, in collaboration with Pearson, will be a test centre for PTE Academic.

PTE Academic is a computer-based English language test which measures the core skills: listening, reading, speaking and writing.  The test center at MABECS will test students who need to prove their level of academic English when applying to study at institutions abroad.

PTE Academic is accepted by many universities and colleges worldwide, as well as the UK Border Agency and the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship for student visa applications. Students can register up to 24 hours before a testing session and receive their results typically within 5 business days.

For more information on PTE Academic, visit: http://pearsonpte.com/PTEAcademic/Pages/home.aspx.

Interviews for Acceptance to a Medical School

Most Medical schools will interview applicants intending to study there. The exact interview process will vary from one medical school to another and if you have been called for an interview, you should prepare accordingly and find out more about the Medical School and the programme in question. However there are often many common areas, in terms of the objectives of such interviews.

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/numed/) outlines some useful tips, in this article.

IELTS Registration

MABECS is a British Council IELTS authorised registration agent and will be able to assist you with registering for the IELTS at the British Council.

Visitors to MABECS in 2014

The following university representatives, will be visiting the MABECS office.

If you would like to meet any of the following representatives, please contact MABECS, for an appointment.

26 Sep University of Birmingham
  Ms Alicia Morris, International Officer
27 Sep Cardiff University
  Mr Glyn James, International Officer
01 Oct Aston University
  Mr Robin Reeves, International Officer
02 Oct University of South Wales
  Ms Sally Jones, International Officer
05 Nov Durham University
  Mr David Thornber, Regional Manager (East and South East Asia)
10 Nov Oxford Brookes University
  Ms Joanne Chong, International Officer - Regional Manager (South East Asia and Japan)
  Mr Matt Gaskin, the Head of School of Architecture

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