Tuesday, July 13, 2010

SETARA Ratings - USM is "Excellent"

USM together with 17 other universities were placed in TIER 5 of the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education 2009 (Setara). Seven of them were public universities and the rest were private universities.

Another 25 institutions – 14 private and 11 public – were classified as Tier Four or “Very Good” while four achieved Tier Three or “Good” status.

Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said those in Tier Five will receive incentives like being able to enrol local and foreign government sponsored students, have access to government grants and can determine their postgraduate student intake

Read the rest of the Star report here: "Excellent" score for 18 varsities

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