Raffles Kuala Lumpur

Raffles KL

About Raffles KL

Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur (RCHEKL) (formerly known as LaSalle International Design School) was established in 1994 and is part of Raffles Education Corporation - the largest private education group in Asia-Pacific. Since establishing its first college in Singapore in 1990, Raffles has grown to operate 24 colleges and universities in 22 cities across 13 countries.

We place strong emphasis on curriculum development to keep abreast with industry trends and needs. We provide our students with quality education that will equip them with the necessary knowledge, skills and hands-on learning experience, to launch a career in their respective fields.

At our Kuala Lumpur campus, we offer a range of courses in design, business and psychology. We are committed to nurturing creative talents and management expertise for the creative design, management and science industry. Our industry-focused design courses provide practical vocation skills where emphasis is placed on nurturing designers not technicians. Our business courses offer students pursuing a business qualification the opportunity to study in a creative learning environment with a flexible study schedule. Psychology students will benefit from the many real case studies and actual clinical internship postings. 

As Asia’s largest education provider, our students have the flexibility to start their course in one city and transfer to another location within our group to complete their qualification. 

Why Raffles?

We are Internationally Recognised
All our internationally accredited Advanced Diploma and Bachelor qualifications are recognised by the industry and the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. We collaborate with our associate college in Australia and reputable University in the UK for our programmes. 

We offer Industry Projects and Internships
Our students get paid to obtain valuable practical hands-on experience through internships and commercial projects. This helps our graduates’ gain vocational training that enhances their employability and personal portfolios. Internships also provide a valuable network and access to the industry. 

We are a Gateway to the World
Gaining experience and building network opportunities can also be developed abroad. With diversified cultures and heritage, Asia is the future market place. Studying in the major cities of Asia exposes students to different cultures and the different market practices. Currently with 25 colleges, Raffles offers an inter-college credit transfer through our international college network. So, whether it is in the cosmopolitan cities of Shanghai and Sydney, or the financial and cultural hubs of Singapore and Thailand, our students gain an international qualification and experience while studying and living in different cities throughout Asia. 

We Jump-Start your Career
Whether you choose an Advanced Diploma or Degree qualification with Raffles, you will graduate one year ahead of your peers. The time you save allows you to either continue your studies or start working to gain experience and earn money. We also offer students the flexibility to commence their studies at a time convenient to them. With four intakes annually in January, April, July and October, this ensures our graduates enter the labour force at four separate times through the year. 

Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is to be the premier education group.

We are committed to provide quality education and related services through our network of institutions.

We provide a learning environment that leads to succesful careers through educational experiences that promote:

Social responsibility
Professional excellence for employability
Analytical thinking for problem solving
Creativity to encourage innovation

Our Campus

Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur is situated in the heart of the city and is a 5-minute drive to Malaysia’s most famous landmark, the Petronas Twin Towers. The campus is a short walk from Ampang Park LRT (Light Rail Transit) Station.

The campus is made up of four buildings that contain lecture theatres with wireless access, drafting & sewing rooms with Gerber technology for fashion design, drafting and sample room for interior design, computer labs using both Mac and PC formats with the latest software and photography studio for multimedia and graphic design students, jewellery design studio, resource centre with e-library access to over 10,000 titles and a cafeteria.

Students benefit from being close to the action, from our convenient location in the city hub, students watch design and business ideas unfold, providing the visual inspiration to spur their creativity or the practical example that underpins that business principle learnt. This complements their studies and forms the bridge from classroom to real world.

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Copyright 2017. Managed by: Raffles College of Higher Education (Company No. 236929-K) 62 Jalan Damai, off Jalan Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
tel: +603-2164 1059 / fax: +603 2161 1063 / e-mail: enquiries@raffles.edu.my