Travel Note

The 12ᵗʰ International Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC12)

1. Accommodation and Venue

MSC12 will take place at the Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities. The address is as follows:

Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi, Selangor

2. Food

Lunch and tea break (17 – 18 August 2020) will be arranged by the organizer for the duration of the conference. Special Dinner on 13th will be provided and arranged by UKM and PSSM.

3. Money Exchange

There are ATMs and money changers in the airport and also in Pekan Kuah town which nearest from the conference venue. Travellers cheques can be exchanged at money changers and banks. The current exchange rate is USD1 = MYR4.17.

Source: Google Currency

4. Others

Medical care: Secretariat and the host organization has some basic medicines available. In case of an emergency, please ask the hotel reception to contact the local hospital.

5. Transportation

All participants have a few choices in order to get to the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Drive will take around 3-11 minutes. If take a grab car or Uber, the cost will be around RM 5.00.

6. Prayer Time (For Muslim)

17Mon5:53 am1:21 pm4:39 pm7:28 pm8:40 pm
18Tue5:53 am1:21 pm4:39 pm7:28 pm8:39 pm
19Wed5:53 am1:21 pm4:38 pm7:27 pm8:39 pm

Source: JAKIM

7. Weather

Mon (17 Aug)

Hist. Avg.
32° /23°

Tue (18 Aug)

Hist. Avg.
32° /23°

Wed (19 Aug)

Hist. Avg.
32° /23°

Source: AccuWeather

8. Contact person

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sity Daud
Phone : +6019 – 283 1084
Email : /

Dr. Muhamad Azwan Abd Rahman
Phone: +6013-307 4913
Email: /

Ms Najatulmuna Hamdan
Phone: +6019-272 5440
Email: /

Mr. Hazreen Wagiman
Email : /