Malaysia Sees Her First China-Centric International School

October 09, 2018 - 08:06
Malaysia Sees Her First China-Centric International School

Cempaka Schools Group and Shanghai Rainbow Tree EducationGroup introduce a new international school with Chinese as a supplementarycurriculum


NEGERI SEMBILAN, MALAYSIA  - Media OutReach - 9 October 2018 - Malaysia Shanghai InternationalSchool (MSIS), offered a glimpse of its innovative programme and top-notchfacilities to potential parents at its inaugural Open House. The school opensits doors in January 2019. This premier bilingual boarding school is alreadymaking waves, particularly as it is the only one in the world to supplement theCambridge IGCSE with the Chinese International Examination Curriculum (CIE).


The impressive 141,640 sqm campus, is situated within thetranquil surroundings of the Enstek Technology Park and is strategicallylocated just 10 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) andXiemen University's Malaysian Campus, with essential living amenities, such ashospitals, malls, and others close by.


"We strive to provide a quality learning experience for allof our students via the various curricular and extracurricular opportunities.At MSIS, our focus as educators is to prepare students for college and careersby working relentlessly to aid them in developing essential skills andbehaviours in a safe and supportive environment," said Dr. Bryan Tin, ExecutivePrincipal of Malaysia Shanghai International School (MSIS).


The academic set-up at MSIS, offers students with multipletracks to suit their respective future ambitions. Besides the simultaneousundertaking of the UK-based Cambridge International General Certificate ofSecondary Education (IGCSE) and China International Examination (CIE), theschool also offers programs such as the Ontario Secondary School Diploma forthose looking at tertiary education in the USA, Canada and other Commonwealthcountries. On top of that, students who are weighing between studying in theUSA or Malaysia can opt for the University Foundation Course, a program that issupported by Taylor's University. Lastly, for those looking at Chineseuniversities, can go with the China International Examination (CIE).


Dr. Bryan added, "We believe that MSIS is a place forstudents to learn, grow, and explore. With that in mind, both Cempaka Schoolsand the Shanghai Rainbow Tree Education Group, have drawn from their richpedigree in education, to create an unmatched experience that goes beyondacademic achievement."


At MSIS, students are able to experience a breadth ofco-curricular activities, ranging from swimming, basketball, soccer, badmintonto the fine arts, music and dance. It houses the widest spread of sportsfacilities among all international schools in Malaysia, which include a  theatre and performing centre, an Olympicsize swimming pool, and one of the biggest rock and bouldering walls in thecountry, among many others.


MSIS will benefit both Malaysian and foreign students,particularly from the Chinese community. With the advent of China's One-belt,One Road initiative, and Malaysia's growing expat community, the school aims tohouse a diverse and multi-national student body which will further enhance thelearning experience.


The application window is open from the 1st ofJuly 2018 till December 2018, and MSIS's admissions team is keeping a close eyeon the overall quality of its student body. Its stringent application processincludes, submission of an online application, assessments and interviews,ending with an application review and decision notification.


While the original entity of Malaysia Shanghai InternationalSchool (MSIS) is accredited by Malaysia's Ministry of Education (MOE), theschool is awaiting approval on its name from MOE. 


For more information on Malaysia Shanghai InternationalSchool (MSIS) please contact the school at via phone at +60-7940655