Reduction Of Student Visa Abuse Through It

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Reduction of Student Visa Abuse through IT



In this study we try to explore the concept of “Student Visa Abuse” in a holistic context. The main focus of the research is on “Can foreign students be monitored and controlled by IT in Malaysia” and its relation with “student Visa Abuse”. The research also analyzes many aspects of “International Student Abuse” and tries to gauge its effect on “society and regulations”. Finally the research describes various factors which are responsible for “Student Visa Abuse” and tries to describe the overall effect of “Student Visa Abuse” on “society and Regulations of Visa”.

Table of Content



Outline of the Study1

Background of the Research1

Purpose of the study2

Significance of the study3

Problem Statement3

Aims and Objectives3

Research Question4

Ethical Concern4


The Trend of Reducing Student Visa Abuse5


Research Philosophy12

Research Design13

Data Collection Method13

Sampling Method14


Outline of the Study

This study will be based on the topic “Whether it is possible to control and monitor foreign student through IT”. The first chapter will provide an introduction to the topic including the purpose and significance of the study along with research questions and objectives. The second chapter will present a review of relevant literature, highlighting the previous research carried out in this field. The third chapter will cover the methodology for this study including the datacollection method, research philosophy and sampling method. The fourth chapter will conclude the study, providing implications and useful recommendations for further research.

Background of the Research

The Malaysian government has tightened the rules for obtaining student visas. Such measures, it was forced to resort because of the abuse system of foreign student visas for illegal stay. According to the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Malaysia, many foreigners get a formal visa in order to then be able to work in the country or stay in it. According to him, 30% of all migrants who arrived in the country have a student visa. Therefore, the government introduced tough new rules for obtaining such visas (Ziguras & Siewfang, 2006, 59-76).

Now a candidate for a visa must be proficient in English. Persons who will be trained in English language courses for a short time, it is forbidden to bring a family member. Experts believe that such measures will help reduce the number of student recipients of Malaysian visas to tens of thousands of people every year. In 2004-2005, Malaysia has issued more than 240 thousand student visas. However, despite the tightening of visa rules, Malaysia remains an open country for foreign students, as they bring the Malaysian economy, a significant portion of the budget (Ziguras & Siewfang, 2006, 59-76).

Purpose of the study

With the help of information technology it is believed that foreign students in Malaysia can be tracked and they can be compelled to take their classes and make their payments of fees. Moreover, their whereabouts can be monitored and controlled. In addition to it, it is believed that the technology can control their activities and restrict them to work and abuse their visa. The private institute can recruit students ...