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Universiti Sains Malaysia - Penang, Malaysia
19 Jun — 20 Jun2
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22 A,B,C&D, Jalan Aziz Ibrahim, Kampung Sungai Nibong, Gelugor, Malaysia
3.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Air conditioning
$16
Avg. per night

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22 A,B,C&D, Jalan Aziz Ibrahim, Kampung Sungai Nibong, Gelugor, Malaysia
3.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Air conditioning
$16
Avg. per night
Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Gelugor, Malaysia
3.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$19
Avg. per night
No 2a Jalan Pantai Jerjak 11,Taman Pantai Jerjak, Sungai Nibong, Gelugor, Malaysia
3.1 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$19
Avg. per night

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About Universiti Sains Malaysia

Universiti Sains Malaysia or USM specialises in several scientific disciplines. It is located across three academic campuses with 17 research centres. The main campus is on the eastern side of the island of Penang, Malaysia. Two further campuses are situated on the mainland in Kelantan and Nibong Tebal.

The university offers courses in natural sciences, medical sciences and technology with further courses available in social sciences. These subjects include humanities, arts and education. The main campus in Penang includes the USM School of Distance Education, School of Industrial Technology and the Institute of Postgraduate Studies. The popular schooling system supports a vast array of extracurricular activities which allows students to become acquainted outside the classroom. The main campus facilities include a museum, bookshop, pavilions and a fine art gallery. A short car ride away is Georgetown. The city offers vibrant street art, ancient temples, shopping malls, galleries and museums which are free to peruse. Venturing inland from the Universiti Sains Malaysia to Air Itam, visitors can see one of Penang’s national treasures, KekLok Si Temple. Known as one of the finest temple complexes in Southeast Asia, it is home to magnificent images of Buddha, carvings, murals and sculptures. Travellers can admire the decorative elements of temple halls, archways and pagodas.

It is possible to walk around the university’s main campus, as most school buildings are close to one another. Buses operate around the local area to Jalan Sungai Dua just outside campus. Bus services frequently run from Georgetown and Penang International Airport to the University. If travelling from the mainland, ferries operate from Pengkalan Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal with a journey time of just over an hour. Visitors with rental cars can travel on the E36 from the mainland over Penang Bridge. The bridge is approximately 30 kilometres in length, and its exit point brings visitors close to the university. Taxis and a limited number of Uber services are available on the island.

Universiti Sains Malaysia was established in 1969 and was the second university in the country. It first opened on borrowed premises in the district of Gelugor. In 1971, it moved to its present site approximately 13 kilometres south of Georgetown. The university specialises all disciplines of science and offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to over 28,000 students.

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  • What are the best hotels near Universiti Sains Malaysia?

    M Qube Hotel is a very popular hotel near Universiti Sains Malaysia, with a score of 8.4 from 510 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Sacred Mosque?

    Swissôtel Al Maqam Makkah is a hotel near Sacred Mosque that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.1 across 35,421 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Universiti Sains Malaysia near BurJuman Mall?

    The George Hotel by Saffron Dubai Creek is the hotel close to BurJuman Mall that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 1,503 reviews rating it at 8.3/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Al Rigga Metro Station?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near Al Rigga Metro Station, consider Swissotel Al Ghurair (rated 8.1 over 8,313 reviews).

  • How much do hotels in Universiti Sains Malaysia cost?

    Hotels in Universiti Sains Malaysia cost an average of $8/night, according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a cheap hotel near Universiti Sains Malaysia?

    $6 per night is the cheapest Universiti Sains Malaysia hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Universiti Sains Malaysia?

    Sacred Mosque, BurJuman Mall, and Al Rigga Metro Station are the most popular landmarks in Universiti Sains Malaysia according to our data. You can experience Sacred Mosque if you plan to visit Mecca. You can visit BurJuman Mall if you stay in Dubai. Al Rigga Metro Station is accessible while staying in Dubai.

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