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International students' with scholarships' academic experiences at Linton University College, Malaysia


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Adekalu, Samuel Olutokunbo and Ismail, Ismi Arif (2013) International students' with scholarships' academic experiences at Linton University College, Malaysia. In: Graduate Research in Education Seminar (GREduc 2013), 1 Dec. 2013, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia. (pp. 111-118).

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The rate at which most organizations and institutions of higher learning offered scholarship education to attract international students is becoming competitive among citizens of the developed and developing nations who seek to have international education experience for better career opportunities and development. The paper reports on the study conducted among a group of international students in Negeri Sembilan State, Malaysia. The objective of the study is to explore general academic experience of international students with scholarship. In-depth interviews were conducted among Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) scholarship students at Linton University College. The results revealed that majority of the participants are generally satisfied and are able to cope with the classroom teaching, host community, renewal of students’ visa pass, academic adjustment and knowledge gained at Linton University College. Malaysia. Initiatives to improve international student academic experience studying abroad are recommended.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: International students; Academic experience; Malaysia
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2017 12:25
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2017 12:25
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/50803
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