800 students left in the lurch over unrecognised courses

Aminah Farid

Former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching says when a university fails to receive full accreditation for a course by the Ministry of Higher Education, it is only right for it to reapply for accreditation, which Limkokwing University allegedly ignored following instructions from the MQA. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, May 3, 2021.

THE failure of a local university to obtain accreditation for more than 20 of its courses has left about 800 foreign and local students in the dark over the validity of their academic certificates.

Two student representatives took their grouses against Limkokwing University (LKWU) to DAP and youth movement Muda today, raising concerns that the university has not obtained accreditation by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the revocation of accreditation for various existing courses.

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