UG Summer Research Mobility Program with Taylors' University

April 09, 2024

Dear SCI Year 2 and Year 3 undergraduate students,

We hope you are doing well and enjoying your semester!

Our School of Science (SCI) is pleased to announce the launch of our XJTLU UG Student Summer Research Mobility Program with our partner, Taylors’ University (TU) in Malaysia.

About Taylor's University

• Respected as a pioneering and leading private higher education institution in Malaysia since 1969.

• It is #1 ranked and largest private university in Malaysia.

• It is ranked #284 in the QS World University Rankings 2023 (up 300+ since 2019) and is Top 50 in the QS Asia University Ranking 2023.

• In Malaysia, it is rated 'Tier 5: Excellent' SETARA Ranking, which is the official higher education ratings agency recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.

• Taylor's introduced a new learning framework called Taylor's Curriculum Framework (TCF), which gives students the flexibility to blend their primary majors with other subjects that enable them to harness skills that are useful in the working environment.

• More information:


This program is designed to provide a highly selective and competitive, small group of our SCI Year 2 and Year 3 undergraduate students an exceptional experience to participate in five outstanding research mobility opportunities at Taylors’ University (Malaysia), this upcoming summer from 21 July to 31 Aug 2024 (6 weeks). It serves as part of our strong international partnership with Taylor's University.

Summer Research Mobility Program

Project details can be found in the photos below. Both Wet and Dry Lab projects are available to be selected.

Inbound Mobility period for students studying at TU

July, 21st to Aug, 31st 2024 (6 weeks)

Number of Students to be hosted in TU

Only 5


SCI Year 2 and Year 3 undergraduate students majored in Biological Science and Bioinformatics, who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and are strongly interested in the proposed research project(s) are eligible to apply. However, due to the potential time conflicts, "2+2" program students need to carefully consider the timelines before applying.

Application process and deadline

Please submit your CV together with your Cover Letter/Letter of Interest as it relates to your selected research project(s) to by 11:59 pm April 11th, 2024.

Selection processes

The selection process will be conducted immediately by the program committee, and the selection results will be announced by April 15th, 2024.

Visa and Accommodation

Taylors’ University global office will help apply for the visa and arrange accommodations nearby the university for the highly selected SCI students during the Summer Research Mobility Program period. Estimated cost per student are as follows: Visa cost 153 RMB; twin sharing room 1530 RMB/month. Estimated cost per student is approximately 2,448 RMB (6 weeks).

Contact and Support

For enquires about the program, please contact Dr. Weiwei Dai by email ( or by phone/WeChat 18862120238.


We are pleased to provide this exceptional research opportunity to our SCI UG students and look forward to your competitive applications!

If you have any questions or require assistance, please kindly contact Dr. Weiwei Dai (contact information is provide above).

Material provided: Professor John Moraros and Dr Weiwei Dai

April 09, 2024