After graduating from school, you will be furthering your study at the university with your choice of the main course. However, choosing between local or private universities can be a hard decision to make. There are a couple of things that you need to take into consideration before choosing where you will be furthering your study.
Both of these options have their own pros and cons and this article will help you to make a clearer decision, on whether you are going to a local or private university.
Local: Everyone is aware that local university is way affordable for everyone, even if you need to pay for registration every semester it is still affordable.
Private: A private college or university can be expensive for everyone. Not only the semester registration but you will also need to pay for the facilities there and sometimes it can cause you a hundred thousand a year.
Local: The competition to get a seat at a local university can be really hard and challenging. Throughout a year there are a hundred thousand students that will send their application at every local university and only a thousand will usually get picked for an interview session. Even after the interview session, not everyone will be chosen, so local universities have a higher competition level.
Private: For a private college or university, there is no competition, and as long as you are willing to pay the semester fees they will prepare a seat for you at the university. You can just enroll in “kolej pembantu perubatan” at any private instituations.
Local: To be able to enter any local university, you need to have a high qualification not only in your education but also need to have a high grade in your co-curriculum and your leadership skills. You need to have skills that set you apart from other people, that way you will have higher chances of getting chosen by the local university.
Private: As long as you are a high school graduate, and you passed all of the basic subjects you can enroll in the university and you can choose the main course that is suitable for you.
Local: Usually most local universities will have a large-scale of facilities to be able to cater for all of the students. However, due to the number of students that they have some of the facilities may be outdated and sometimes you need to queue or wait to be able to use the facilities.
Private: They may not have a lot of facilities compared to local universities but, every facility they have will be modern and new. As we all have seen, that sometimes the facilities at private universities is way modern and pretty compared to the old on at the local universities.
- Students Diversity
Local: All local universities will only allow the citizens to apply at their universities. So, you will only be exposed to students from the same country with you.
Private: There is no qualification where you need to be a citizen of the country to enroll in the university. Private universities have students from all around the world with different backgrounds and cultures from us. This will create a lot of creative ideas and we will be more exposed to people from different backgrounds and countries.