Monday 26 February to Thursday 29 February 2024, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The British Council East Asia Education Week, held from 26-29 February 2024 in Malaysia, marked the conclusion of the British Council's 75th anniversary celebrations in Malaysia and the commencement of its 90th anniversary. This four-day event featured key initiatives aimed at enhancing higher education collaboration and engagement between the UK and East Asia.

The event successfully brought together 62 UK universities and their joint ventures, alongside over 40 universities from the region, to support the initiatives. Key UK partners such as FCDO, UKVI, DBT, BUILA, UUKI, and QAA participated, along with senior policymakers from 6 East Asian countries and territories, regional partners, influential guest speakers, and media representatives from Malaysia and the UK.

The East Asia Education Week played a pivotal role in delivering outcomes for global programmes related to higher education, fostering sustainable partnerships, and enhancing the quality of international education strategies. Through its diverse and impactful activities, the event set the stage for continued collaboration and excellence in higher education between the UK and East Asia.

Our Events

East Asia Agent Conference

The British Council East Asia hosted a conference that provides a platform for student recruitment agents throughout East Asia to boost their industry knowledge and support their professional development.

Date Monday, 26 February 2024
Venue Sunway Resorts Hotel, Malaysia

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ThinkTNE Forum

ThinkTNE Forum 2024 is British Council East Asia’s flagship event focusing on quality and excellence in transnational education.

Date Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Venue Sunway Resorts Hotel, Malaysia

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UK-Malaysia Higher Education Roundtable

Themed Reinvigorating Partnerships and Building Ambition, the roundtable featured world café discussions, partnership showcase and thematic panel sessions.

Date Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Venue Sunway Resorts Hotel, Malaysia

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Study UK Alumni Awards 2024

The Study UK Alumni Awards is a flagship event that celebrates the significant impact that outstanding Malaysian UK alumni have made on their professions, societies, and in the country.

Date Thursday, 29 February 2024
Venue W Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

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