The One Academy leads world-class learning in an industry-driven campus environment where aspiring designers experience real-world practice in creativity.
GUIDE TO MALAYSIA
Managing Your Finance
Living expenses vary according to individual lifestyles. The amounts estimated below are average figures of the monthly and annual expenses an international student may incur in Malaysia.
|Deposit per person on a rented room (2 months rent- two to a room)||---||1,000|
|Other initial expenses (utilities)||---||500|
|Rent per room (two to a room)||500||6,000|
|Books / Stationery / Equipment||400||4,800|
|Entertainment / Recreation||250||3,000|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED COST||1,410||23,100|
Most banks operate on Mondays – Fridays from 10.00am to 3.00pm, and on the. However, most banks would have 7.00am - 11.59pm tele-banking systems apart from Internet banking.
Major Local Banks
The major local banks in Malaysia are:
- Malayan Banking Bhd (MBB)
- CIMB Bank
- Public Bank Bhd (PBB)
- Hong Leong Bank (HLB)
- Standard Chartered Bank
Opening A Bank Account
You should open a bank account as soon as possible after your arrival.
Remember to bring along your passport, RM500 cash and a letter from the academy to certify that you are a student of The One Academy.
A cash card (ATM card) enables you to withdraw cash from Cash-on-Line Automated Teller Machines. Access to your account is with your Personal Identification Number (PIN number).
Do not let others know your PIN number and do not allow others to withdraw money from your account on your behalf.
If you lose your card, call the respective bank immediately:
|AmBank (www.ambg.com.my)||+603 2178 8888|
|Bank Islam (www.bankislam.com.my)||+603 2088 8000|
|CIMB Bank (www.cimbbank.com.my)||1 300 880 900|
|Hong Leong Bank (www.hlb.com.my/)||+603 7626 8899|
|Maybank (www.maybank2u.com.my)||1 800 88 6688|
|Affin Bank (www.affinbank.com.my)||+603 5522 3000|
|Public Bank (www.pbebank.com)||+603 2179 5000|
|RHB Bank (rhb.com.my/)||+603 9206 8118|
If you still have doubts about the banking system or the location of the banks in Malaysia, kindly seek assistance from our Student Services Department.