Challenges for international students in Malaysia: Culture, climate and care

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Abstract

This paper discusses the challenges experienced by International students in Malaysia. Data is collected through focus group interviews with international students from various countries studying at three public funded universities. Themes emerged include culture, climate, and care. Findings of the study provide guidance to university management in Malaysia to improve preparations in receiving international students.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages289-293
Number of pages5
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010 - Bangi, Malaysia
Duration: 19 Oct 201020 Oct 2010

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityBangi
Period19/10/1020/10/10

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Climate
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Keywords

  • Care
  • Climate
  • Cultural diversity
  • International students
  • Malaysia
  • Values

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Challenges for international students in Malaysia : Culture, climate and care. / Mahmud, Zuria; Amat, Salleh; Rahman, Saemah; Mohd. Ishak, Noriah.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. p. 289-293.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mahmud, Z, Amat, S, Rahman, S & Mohd. Ishak, N 2010, Challenges for international students in Malaysia: Culture, climate and care. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 7, pp. 289-293, International Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.040
Mahmud, Zuria ; Amat, Salleh ; Rahman, Saemah ; Mohd. Ishak, Noriah. / Challenges for international students in Malaysia : Culture, climate and care. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. pp. 289-293
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