Press Release

29 · Mar · 2020
Health and Safety Measures for PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) Students
Media Releases
Dear PETRONAS Sponsored Students,
Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, PETRONAS would like to reaffirm that we remain committed in ensuring your welfare during this challenging time.
Please remain calm, keep maintaining good hand hygiene and disinfecting practices, minimise movement, practise physical distancing and refrain from any non-essential travelling. All students must adhere to the respective host country’s directives and advisory by Education Malaysia and the Malaysian High Commission or Embassy.
Should you need any medical attention, please contact Aetna International at 1.877.301.5042 (International Toll-Free) or 1.813.775.0239 (collect) for more information on the medical coverage.
If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in close contact with a confirmed case, you MUST immediately seek medical attention and inform Education Malaysia and the Malaysian High Commission or Embassy as well as your respective student desk officers.
Please refer to the below contact details for updates on COVID-19 in your respective host countries:
Country Organization Email Phone Number
United States Embassy of Malaysia, United States
+1(202) 5729700 (Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm)
+1(202) 3754396 (Outside Office Hours)
Education Malaysia, United States +1(202) 572 9700
Canada High Commission of Malaysia, Canada +1(613) 2415182
United Kingdom High Commission of Malaysia, United Kingdom +44 (0) 20 3931 6196 / +44 (0)20 7235 8033
Education Malaysia, United Kingdom +44(0)2079851252
Australia High Commission of Malaysia, Australia; +61-2-61 200 300 / +61-2-61 200 310
Education Malaysia, Australia +61293277565
New Zealand High Commission of Malaysia, New Zealand +644-3852439
Please refer to the below contact details on queries related to PESP Students :
PETRONAS Student Sponsorship Helpdesk
United States & Canada Desk Officer +603 - 2392 4379
United Kingdom Desk Officer +603 - 2331 8660
Australia & New Zealand Desk Officer +603 - 2392 7636
Malaysian Universities Desk Officers +603 - 2331 0269
+603 - 2392 2225
+603 - 2331 9469
+603 - 2392 4226
Your health and safety are of our utmost importance. We are currently monitoring the situation, and we will continue to keep you updated on further developments of COVID-19.
Thank you and stay safe.