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Student Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur

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Cozy Furnished House - Incl. Workspace.
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From RM323
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30 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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FromRM322per month
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Upscale Apt. w/ Rooftop Overlooking the City
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From RM958
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44 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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FromRM956per month
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Modern Urban Styled Apt. w/ Workspace
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From RM1,008
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From RM1,311
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59 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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FromRM1,006per month
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Upscale Modern Apt. w/ Gym + Pool
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From RM1,210
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23 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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Exclusive Modern Apt. w/ City View - Incl. Pool + Gym
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From RM1,210
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26 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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Stunning Urban Complex w/ Gym +  Pool
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From RM1,714
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11 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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Modern Spacious Complex - Incl. Coworking + Terrace
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From RM2,419
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29 mins by public transport to Central Kuala Lumpur
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Moving to a new city to study and finding accommodation there could be a challenging process for some students, that’s why Casita is here to help! Casita offers a 100% free-of-charge service to help students find and secure their ideal accommodation all over the world. Once you’ve been accepted to study at a Kuala Lumpur university or institution, we will help you find the perfect student accommodation in Kuala Lumpur through our accommodation experts!

Why Book Student Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s capital and largest city; it’s the country’s cultural, financial, and economic centre. The city is known for its architecture and abundance of greenery, as well as its tropical climate, and note-worthy transportation system. Kuala Lumpur is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, ranked at number six. Aside from the city’s several notable attractions, tourists mostly go there for shopping as it houses three out of the ten largest shopping centres in the world. Kuala Lumpur has a huge and diverse population, a great deal of which is made up of students, both local and international, who are attending the city’s multiple top-ranked universities and higher education institutions. 

Universities in Kuala Lumpur

Casita has several available options for student accommodation in Kuala Lumpur near the city’s universities, colleges, and higher education institutions. Below are some of the available options you can check out and choose from!

University of Malaya

  • Casita has 5 available student accommodation options near this university.

  • Several bus stops are located near this university, including KL1109 Perpustakaan Um and Kolej Kediaman Keempat, which are located 4 and 9 minutes away respectively.

  • Nearby attractions include Central Market and Dataran Merdeka.

International Medical University

  • 5 available student accommodation options provided by Casita are found near this university.

  • The nearby bus stops include Covillea Condominium and KL1297 LRT Sri Petaling, which are both located within a 5-minute walking distance from campus.

  • The surrounding attractions include Sunway Wildlife Park and Laman Perdana.

Open University Malaysia

  • There are 5 student accommodation options offered by Casita available close to this university.

  • PJ759 Kelana Centre Point and Plaza Glomac (Opp) are two of the surrounding bus stops, located 3 and 6 minutes away respectively.

  • Millennium Park and Sunway Lagoon are among the university’s nearby attractions.

National University of Malaysia 

  • About 5 Casita student accommodation options are available near the university.

  • The surrounding transit stops include bus stops Masjid and Pintu Utama UK, both of which are within a 5-minute walking distance from campus.

  • The surrounding attractions include Petronas Twin Towers and Taman Warisan Pertanian Putrajaya.

UCSI University (UCSI大学)

  • 5 student accommodation options offered by Casita are located near this campus.

  • Nearby bus stops include Ikon Connaught and Taman Connaught, which are 6 minutes away on foot.

  • Pavilion Crystal Fountain and Kolam Biru are a couple of the university’s surrounding attractions.

Sunway University

  • Casita offers 5 options for student accommodation in Kuala Lumpur near this university.

  • The surrounding transit stops include tram stop SunU-Monash, which is a 7-minute walk away.

  • Nearby attractions include Sunway Lagoon and Sunway Wildlife Park.

Student Life in Kuala Lumpur

When moving to study in a new city, you often find yourself wondering about your life there. We’re here to help you answer some of these questions about student life in Kuala Lumpur!

How Is Student Life in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur is a city of unique cultural heritage that accepts and embraces people from different backgrounds. The city has a somewhat large international student population that enjoys Kuala Lumpur’s quality education, its friendly locals, as well as its tourist destinations, shopping centres, and annual events and festivals. The city and its locals strive to give international students the best educational and recreational experience. 

Is Kuala Lumpur Good for Students?

Kuala Lumpur has several universities that are ranked among the top 200 universities in the world. The city also opens up several career and learning opportunities for the students studying there. Additionally, several universities from all over the world have campuses in Kuala Lumpur particularly, and Malaysia in general. This, along with the city’s affordability, the ease of its visa process, and the availability of jobs for students, make it an ideal student city.

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur was named the second most affordable city for international students to both study and live in. An average sum of 400 - 850 EUR would cover your monthly cost of living in Kuala Lumpur.

Must-Visit Places in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a city with a rich cultural heritage and stunning architecture, as well as a reputation for being a shopping destination that attracts tourists from all over to witness its landmarks, attractions, and shopping centres. The city’s main and most visited tourist attraction is the Petronas Twin Towers, which are considered the tallest of their kind in the world and feature a twin bridge, and offer stunning views of the city from a height. Menara KL Tower is another architectural structure that stands tall in the heart of the city and offers spectacular views of Kuala Lumpur. You can enjoy a stroll, grab a bite, or shop at various vending stalls in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, which is a vibrant and busy must-visit attraction. Another tourist hot-spot and a must-visit city staple is Batu Caves, which is a century-old temple with three big caves, numerous smaller ones, various statues of idols, and shrines. Other city attractions include Perdana Botanical Gardens, where you can witness several botanical species, Central Market, where you can get the Malaysian shopping experience, and the National Mosque of Malaysia, which is a large architectural wonder with a beautiful interior and a stunning exterior. Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Pavilion KL, Petaling Street Market, and the Islamic Arts Museum are Kuala Lumpur landmarks that should definitely be on your must-visit list.

Transportation in Kuala Lumpur

As a student, getting around and navigating the city with ease is a top priority. Kuala Lumpur has an extensive, cheap, and easily accessible transportation system. The city has a Rapid Bus service that offers thousands of buses covering hundreds of residential areas in the city. This service has several perks and features, including cashless payments, real-time location of the buses on Google Maps, and around 170 available bus routes. Taxi services are also available in Kuala Lumpur, where taxis can be hailed at any time of the day from the street or from specified taxi stands. Kuala Lumpur also has a rail service, which is a rapid transport system that is considered the backbone of public transport as it serves high-density areas and is expected to carry around 2 million daily passengers. Transportation costs in Kuala Lumpur are generally around 20 EUR a month with a student discount, and as a student, you can also make use of the free bus services offered by some of the city’s universities. 

Nearby Student Accommodation in Malaysia

Not only does Casita have available options for student accommodation in Kuala Lumpur, but we also offer accommodation in other nearby cities in Malaysia. These cities are Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya, and Batu Ferringhi.

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