29th July 2022



1.1 The purpose of this bulletin is to inform all Education Institutions regarding the inclusion of an additional e-Payment method “JomPAY” as a payment option for all applications created in the STARS system. 


1.2 JomPAY is a National Bill Payment Scheme that allows customers to pay bills conveniently and securely via Internet & Mobile Banking with no hidden cost. 





2.1 All Education Institutions will be able to select JomPAY as a payment method in the STARS system from 1st August 2022 onwards. 


2.2 Payments made by Education Institutions using JomPay will be easily referenced back to the respective Education Institutions since the Education Institution is required to enter a unique reference number that identifies the institute (Refer to the attached User Guide). 


2.3 Education Institutions must ensure that they key in the correct information when making the payment via JomPAY. Once the payment has been successfully completed, Education Institutions are required to submit the transaction receipt for EMGS to proceed to invoice the application in the STARS system. 


2.4 Education Institutions that select JomPAY as a payment method will be able to view a dashboard of all their payments made to EMGS (Refer to the attached User Guide). 


2.5 EMGS is attaching a detailed User Guide together with this bulletin for instructions. 


User Guide on Jompay V 1



Education Malaysia Global Services

29th July 2022

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Sarah Azreen Abdul Samat

Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.