For whichever campus you select at the University of Reading Malaysia, you will be given priority for accommodation at the Student Village, Iskandar Malaysia EduCity.

The Student Village at Iskandar Malaysia EduCity is located just 20 minutes away from downtown Johor Bahru, 40 minutes away from Changi International Airport, Singapore and is just a few minutes’ stroll from our main campus. A safe environment, the vicinity is secured with CCTV surveillance and a security guard post.

This brand new accommodation building comprises 444 beds for single students (hostel type accommodation) and 60 units of apartments for students and staff which have 202 beds. Options include:

  • Single bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • Twin-sharing bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • 4-bed and 5-bed accommodation with a shared bathroom
  • Single Apartment
  • 2 Rooms Apartment (each room comes attached with a bathroom)
  • 3 Rooms Apartment (each room comes attached with a bathroom)

A host of shared facilities at the Student Village include:

  • Cafeteria on the ground floor
  • Kitchenettes on every floor
  • Launderette (Coin Operated Machine)
  • Iskandar Malaysia Bus (IM Bus) routes to nearby shops, places of interest and Johor Bahru city
  • Prayer rooms
  • Common room space for socializing which includes Study Area and TV Room
  • Internet access - Wi-Fi connections
  • Bus stop for buses into Singapore
  • Roof Garden
  • Basketball Court

An Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) and a Convenience Store is situated at the Student Centre which is just walking distance from the Student Village. A Pool Table and Foosball Table are also available for the students.

The approximate cost per student for accommodation at the Student Village is as follows:

  • Single bedroom with bathroom en suite (MYR 889 pax/ per month)
  • Twin-sharing bedroom with bathroom en suite (MYR 681 pax/ per month)
  • 4-bed sharing unit/2 twin rooms (MYR 474/pax per month)
  • 5-bed sharing unit/5 single rooms (MYR 589/pax per month)
Typical Room Layouts
single ensuite Single Ensuite (198sq. ft.)
4 sharing4-sharing 552sq. ft.
twin sharingTwin-sharing (283sg. ft.)
5 sharing5-sharing 857sq. ft.
1 room Apartment (Max occupant 2 person
Single Room MYR 1,300 /pax (Twin Sharing)
1 room Apartment (Max occupant 2 person
ROOM 1 MYR 920/pax (Twin Sharing)
ROOM 2 MYR 1,360/pax (Single)
3 Room Apartment (Max occupant 5 person)
ROOM 1 MYR 781/pax (Twin Sharing)
ROOM 2 MYR 781/pax (Twin Sharing)
ROOM 3 MYR 1,000 /pax (Single)

All rooms including rooms in apartments come equipped with water heater and air-con.

Alternative accommodation options are available through Johor property management firm Core Home Management, which offers special accommodation rates to students from University of Reading Malaysia. For more information visit or contact Core Home Management at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +60 18 784 9878.