From strategic partners and global partnerships, student and staff mobility, UNIMAS is committed to increasing its global network as part of its Strategic Plan to achieve global prominence. 

Together with UG’s Strategic Communications & Branding (SCB) unit, the International Affairs Office (IAO) supports UNIMAS’s global network of partners to promote strong and successful relationships for internationalization. 

IAO support student departments, oversees and manages related international student activities such as inbound and outbound mobility as well as other exchange programmes including visits from abroad. 

The office also working directly with UNIMAS’s established partners in terms of ongoing communications and operational matters. 


Units in International Affairs


International Student Management Unit

The International Student Management Unit (ISMU) focuses on the wellbeing and welfare of UNIMAS international students. The functions of ISMU include but not limited to the following:
  • Manage student pass and Visa application
  • Assist in student welfare matters which include financial aids application, councelling, accommodation and etc.
  • Manage international student data

Mobility and International Relations Unit

The Mobility and International Relations Unit (MIRU) focuses on the following functions:
  • Initiate and facilitate bilateral and multilateral linkages and partnership with renowned institutions worldwide.
  • Provide a platform to support  UNIMAS mobility programmes for students and staff, research collaborations and other academic initiatives in partnership with institutions worldwide.
  • Facilitate and monitor all activities conducted as per the MoU or MoA with international partners.
  • Assist in international students application and admission to UNIMAS programmes.

Global Hub

The Global Hub was established in 2020 ad it functions as the One Stop Centre for UNIMAS international students. Among the services available at Global Hub include:

  • Manage student pass and Visa
  • Provide information on services, facilities and aids available for international students