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The International School of Penang (Uplands)
School Type: 
International Baccalaureate
Exam Offered: 
IGCSE, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), Edexcel International Examinations, Cambridge International Examinations
Jalan Sungai Satu, Batu Feringghi 11100, Penang, Malaysia.
(+604) 881 9777
Annual tuition fee - RM33,400 to RM50,000; Application fee - RM800; Entrance fee - RM7,000; Enrolment deposit (refundable) - RM5,000; The I.S.P. Schools Association Membership Fee - RM1,000
Class Size: 
24 (Maximum)

The International School of Penang (Uplands) is a not-for-profit, co-educational Reception to Primary and Secondary School (Reception, Year 1 to Year 13) with boarding facilities, open to children aged 4 to 18 years old. It is one of the leading international schools in Malaysia, offering the IB PYP, IB Diploma and IGCSE qualifications.

Since being established in 1955 at the top of Penang Hill and now established in a modern campus in Batu Feringgi, Uplands has strived to embody a caring community; a school where both international and Malaysian students are happy to learn. Our motto: Respect for Self. Respect for Others.

Students receive a wealth of quality education from an international teaching faculty as well as a range of sporting and extracurricular activities cultivating teamwork, self-confidence and all-roundedness. Year upon year Uplands students have attained academic results that are consistently higher than global averages, with some achieving perfect scores in the IB Diploma pre-university course, and receiving prestigious university scholarships.

The International School of Penang (Uplands) is an IB World School, also recognised by the Malaysian Ministry of Education and permitted to admit both foreign and local students. Uplands is a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA), The Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA), The Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS) and approved to offer external examinations by The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), and Edexcel International Examinations. The School received an award from the Malaysian Ministry of Education in June 2003, recognising it as one of the leading international schools in the nation. 

For more information on The International School of Penang, visit their school profile on the EDM website here.