University of Malaya

University of Malaya, Jalan Universiti, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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8 October 1949

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The University of Malaya (UM; Malay: Universiti Malaya) is a public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the oldest and most esteemed university in Malaysia. The university's name was abbreviated as Malaya during the pre-independence period.

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Motto: Knowledge is the Source of Progress

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Administrative staff: 590 (AY 2010)

Students: 27000

Undergraduates: 8300 (Feb. 2016)

Postgraduates: 9280 (Feb. 2016)

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