study, work & travel

We do everything we can to make your experience in Malaysia happy and safe one. From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave we will look after you, making sure you have everything you need.

Before you leave home

As soon as we receive your enrolment details we send you pre-departure information to help you plan your trip. This includes advice on what to bring with you and information about Malaysian life and customs.

When you arrive

We will arrange for you to be met at the airport and taken to your accommodation. If you are in our residential accommodation a map and full directions will be waiting there for you.

Your first day at ELC

On your first day at the college you will be given a full orientation to the college programs, services and facilities. General English students will be given written and spoken placement tests to assist us in placing you in the most suitable class from our 5 different levels.

While you're studying

ELC's friendly staff are available whenever you need some help.

Our support service include:

  • Guidance on everyday life in Malaysia such as transport, tourism and medical enquiries.

  • Academic counselling including:
    • Advice on your studies at ELC such as how to maximise your progress and the best choices of class for you
    • Information about further study pathways in Malaysia

  • Travel information and bookings through our recommended travel agency.

Ready to study in Malaysia? Read this international student guidebook to prepare yourself before you come.

Guidebook for International Students Studying in Malaysia (pdf) for download

What will happen on my first day at the college?

8.30am Welcome to ELC
9.00 - 10.30am English test and spoken interview
10.30 - 11.00am Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.30am Orientation talk
11.30 - 12.00pm Tour
12.00 - 1.00pm Lunch
1.00 - 1.30pm Meet other ELC students
1.30 - 2.30pm Special Focus Module class
2.45 - 3.45pm English Extra (optional)