AIMST University is registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Malaysia, as a tertiary educational institute under Sections 38 and 39 of the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act of 1996. It formally began its operations on 30 October 2001, coinciding with its registration with the Department of Private Education under the Ministry of Higher Education.
The university provides local and international students with quality technical education at an affordable price. The curricula for most of the degree programmes are drawn from the University of Bristol in the U.K.
Most components of the degree programmes include computer training, writing and research in order to prepare students for work and to provide them with the ability to apply technologies to all aspects of their education. Admission to the degree programmes requires the applicant to meet minimally the prescribed grades in the relevant subjects at the matriculation (local or overseas) level or possess other equivalent qualifications acceptable to AIMST University.
The medium of instruction for all courses is English, although the importance of the National Language will be emphasized in all activities of the University. AIMST University will provide language support for students before and during their degree studies to ensure an acceptable level of fluency.
Why AIMST University
- Climate; Malaysia enjoys a tropical climate which is either hot and dry or hot and wet. There are no extreme weather patterns in Malaysia and has a lot in common with local climate in Kenya
- Language; As a result of the multi-cultural makeup of Malaysia, many different languages and dialects are spoken
- Religion; The official religion of Malaysia is Islam observed by around 60% of Malaysians. However other religions thrive equally well with high freedom of worship in the country.
- Food is plentiful, cheap and a popular past time for most Malaysians. Local cuisine reflects the contributions of its ethnic groups. Many dishes combine ingredients from the different communities.
- Living Cost; International students would spend a minimum amount of USD150 per month for accommodation, meals and transportation services