For those who have gotten UPU results today, you'll need these tips to prepare for university life!

Jean Khoo  |  Singapore
Published 2015-08-11 19:08:24

Malaysians who did not enroll in Form 6 to sit the STPM exam might not be familiar with the term ‘UPU’. UPU is the government body that handles students’ applications to public universities, or also known as institusi pengajian tinggi awam (IPTA) in Bahasa Malaysia.

Simply put. they serve as the “funnel” that places students in a public university for their respective graduate studies. To study in a local public university, SPM leavers, STPM students, matrikulasi student as well as Diploma holders have to go through UPU.

Image Credit: MalaysiaTercinta.com
Image Credit: MalaysiaTercinta.com

Results for this year’s allocation was released today at 12pm, students can now log in to this website to check their results. Meanwhile, before you celebrate your results (if you got into the university of your choice), take a look at these ridiculous tips that could actually help you during your university life.

#1: Cook your dishes the “Ahmad Maslan” way

If you don’t know what we’re talking about, you should read this first.

#2 Know your exchange rates.

#3: Study smart, not hard.


#4: Be a teacher’s pet.


#5: Watch out for political drama.

#6: I choose you! No wait, you. Hmm… no, you.


#7: Plan your ‘ponteng’s.


#8: Don’t date your classmate. #AwkwardEx 

#9: Make friends for a rainy day.

#10: Problem solving is an important skill. 


#11: Make sure your roommate doesn’t see your hot mess. 


#12: Don’t cause nose bleeds.

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