University Udayana, Denpasar, Bali at Indonesia is one of the 13 Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) and JPA recognized universities in Indonesia. It also has the distinction of offering a medical degree conducted in English and is also one of the three universities besides University Gadjah Mada and University Padjadjaran in Indonesia that has JPA scholars studying there. Nugrahan Sdn Bhd, one of the largest student placement agencies in Malaysia, is the sole and exclusive representative of University Udayana, Bali in Malaysia. Currently, the Faculty of Medicine of University Udayana houses more than 200 Malaysian students at varying levels of studies.
The Faculty of Medicine is housed at the spanking new building at the heart of Denpasar, the capital of Bali. The main teaching hospital, Sanglah Hospital is a 700 bedded hospital which is located about 400m from the Faculty of Medicine. The hospital also has an entire new wing established by the Australian government which specializes in burn victims. The undergraduate medical program has a total of 296 academic staff, giving a student-lecturer ratio of 5:1.
The faculty also has collaboration research, student exchange and visiting lecturers with leading universities and hospitals form other parts of the world such as Saitama Medical Centre, Japan, Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands and National University Hospital, Singapore in Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Delft University, Netherlands, and Erasmus University in Physiology and Parasitological. In fact, every year, one or two Malaysian students are fortunate enough to be sent to Australia and Japan for one semester as exchange students.
The University of Udayana Entrance Examination is scheduled to be conducted this month. Interested candidates are advised to contact Nugrahan Sdn Bhd immediately. Early birds will be given medical books and discounts upon successful entrance into the Faculty of Medicine. Nugrahan Sdn Bhd will also be conducting two day intensive revision classes on past year questions. This class will also teach students techniques and strategies when attempting the Entrance Examinations.
Nugrahan Sdh Bhd is also the representative for University Gadjah Mada, Yogjakarta and University Padjadjaran in Bandung as well as recognized universities in India for both medical and dental studies.