Raffles Kuala Lumpur welcomes students from around the world. We endeavor to make your applications for our courses as easy and seamless as possible. Please feel free to give us a call at +603 2164 1059 or contact us here if you are still unsure of the application procedure. Our Education Consultants will be more than happy to assist you.

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Congratulations on your decision to apply to Raffles College of Higher Education. You have made an important career decision and will join the thousands of other aspiring designers from around the world who have selected Raffles for career training and education. Your decision ensures you will receive the professional training required for a successful career and that you will have every opportunity to achieve the personal satisfaction that comes from succeeding in your chosen career field.

Application Checklist

  • Duly completed signed Application Form
  • Payment for application fee RM1,000 (non-refundable) to be made payable to “Raffles College of Higher Education Sdn Bhd
  • Design portfolio (for design student only) – if any
  • A photocopy of Identity Card
  • Applicant’s latest academic transcripts, results, and certificates (front & back)
  • Applicant’s school leaving certificate.

Four (4) recent passport-sized color photographs 3.5cm width x 4.5cm height with WHITE background


Please note:

All documents submitted in other languages, please also supply certified translated copies in English and be notarized by a
notary public.

Upon receipt of completed documents and fees, the student will be notified of the application outcome within 15 working days.
Successful applicants will receive the following documents via email:
A conditional/unconditional letter of acceptance
Acceptance form to be completed by the student
Official receipts

Return the acceptance letter and make payment for the Admission fee as stated in the Acceptance Letter within the deadline
stated therein.

Applicants are advised to send in their applications at least 3 months before the commencement of a new intake to avoid any delays in the issue of Visa Approval Letter (VAL).

Application Checklist

  • Duly completed signed Application Form • Application fee RM5,000 to be made payable to “Raffles College of Higher Education Sdn Bhd”,
  • Two (2) photocopies of Passport (all pages). Passport must be valid for at least 3 years or the duration of the programme.
  • Four (4) recent passport-sized colour photographs (3.5cm width x 4.5cm height with WHITE background ),
  • Two (2) sets of Applicant’s latest education transcripts and certificates in original language & English translated copies (front & back)
  • The result of English Language qualification (IELTS/TOEFL/CPE/CAE/PTE)
  • Design portfolio (for design student only) – if any
  • A “Health Declaration Form” is required for the student visa application.

Please note:

Applicants from Sudan: Original No Objection Certificate (NOC)

Applicants from Iran: Original Letter of Eligibility (LOE)

The Translated copy must contain:

    • Duplicates of original documents should carry a certificate, a stamp or seal and the certifier’s name and signature;
    • Confirmation from the translator that is an accurate translation of the original documents;
    • The date of translation;
    • The full name and signature of the translator and contact details.

Additional Documents (For Applicant Transfer from another college / University in Malaysia Only):

    • ORIGINAL Release Letter [from the original college/university applicant is transferring from]
    • A valid Student Visa [valid for at least 3 months to allow sufficient time for new Student Visa application]
    • Applicant’s attendance and performance record from the original college/university [certified true copy]
    • Transcripts & Certificate from the original college/university [certified true copy]
    • Evidence [on passport] that Student Pass has been cancelled by your last previous institution of study.
    • If you have not undertaken a Medical Screening in Malaysia [at an EMGS appointed clinic] within 6 months of your application for transfer, you will have to undergo a Medical Screening.

Applicants are required to complete a Meet and Greet Form at least two weeks before their departure date. The Malaysian Immigration requires a representative from Raffles College of Higher Education to be present to escort the applicants through the Immigration Checkpoint.

Applicants will not be allowed to pass through the Immigration Checkpoint if the college’s representative officer is absent.


Medical and Health Insurance from Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is mandatory for International students who intend to apply for a student pass in Malaysia.

All fee payments made are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.


Situations, where a refund may be considered, are as follows:

  • The student is an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT where the student visa is refused by EMGS / Immigration.
    30 days written notice given to the ADMISSIONS / STUDENT SERVICES UNIT prior to the start of the Semester.
  • Refund for Withdrawal due to Termination of Enrolment:
    The College will notify the Student within thirty (30) working days in the event the students do not meet the minimum course
    entry requirements as stated in SCHEDULE A (please refer Student Contract) within any stipulated timeline set by the
    Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). The Student will be informed in writing of alternative study arrangements (if
    any), and or be entitled to a refund of the tuition fee proportional to the number of modules paid for but have not commenced.


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