Ramlan bin Abd. Aziz
Director – International Student Management Services (ISMS)

Ramlan leads the International Student Management Services for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS).

He is responsible to manage the overall management and processing of international students’ visa applications. He is tasked to ensure that the rules, regulations and guidelines are within the process of the online visa application (STARS) as well as to facilitate the process of new, progression, transfer and renewal of international students’ visa applications.

He obtains his Certification as Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) and Certified Ethic Hacker (CEH) in the year 2000 and 2001. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Science in Computer Engineering.

Prior to joining EMGS, he was attached to the Expatriate Unit, Standards and Registration Division, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and was seconded to EMGS in July 2012. During his tenure in MOHE, he was involved in the development of an online system for Visa application which was known as e-Pas System. The system was enhanced and replaced by the Immigration Department known as e-Student. The current system which has been built by EMGS for Visa application was inspired by the earlier systems. He was also one of the key personnel in advising the initial development and progress of the Student Application and Registration System (STARS).

He was also involved in the development of comprehensive management of Private Higher Education Institutions (PHEIs) administration system known as “IPT Formation Management System” (IFMS) used by the Department of Higher Education. He used to be the administrator for the system and desk officer of data management pertaining to PHEIs where all processes within the department such formation of PHEI, registration of courses, teaching permit and international recruitment license are largely involved.

He started his career as a teacher in 1981 teaching Mathematics and was awarded and promoted to “Guru Cemerlang” in 1994.