ONE BELT, ONE ROAD: ENHANCING MALAYSIAN STUDENTS’ MOBILITY

Yu Sing Ong

Abstract


This paper aims to develop a framework on the determinants of international student mobility from Malaysia. China’s One Belt, One Road initiative is an important milestone for Malaysia as the two countries seek closer economic and political ties. The education sector also benefitted from this closer relationship. The significance of this paper is that it formulates a logistic regression model which encompasses various parameters in students’ choice of country to study abroad. With an understanding of the various determinants of student mobility, the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia will be able to fine-tune its macro policies to attract more international students to study in Malaysia.

 

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Malaysia, student mobility, tuition costs, job opportunities

References


Economist Intelligence Unit (2015). Prospects and challenges on China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’: a risk assessment report. Retrieved from Economist Intelligence Unit database.

Ministry of Education Malaysia (2015). Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 (Higher Education). Putrajaya, Malaysia: Author

Ministry of Education Malaysia (2013). National Education Statistics: Higher Education Sector Putrajaya, Malaysia: Author

World Bank (2015). Improving the Eff¬ectiveness of Talent Corp’s Initiatives: Assessment of Returning Expert Programme & Residence Pass – Talent. Washington, D.C: Author


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