3 Stupendous Places Near IMU That Students Should Stay At

IMU (International Medical University) is located in the suburb of Bukit Jalil Kuala Lumpur. The Bukit Jalil National Stadium is a stone’s throw away from the university, reachable by a 10-minute walk. There are some amazing and affordable hostels near IMU that students can stay at if you are studying here.


IMU was established in 1992 and is Malaysia’s leading private medical and healthcare university. It is also active in research and teaching in medical and health sciences and places strong importance on international relevance. Current partner universities hail from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, the US, Canada, Ireland and China.

The university offers a range of undergraduate programs in the fields of medicine and health sciences – medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry, nursing, dietetics, nutrition, psychology, biomedical sciences, medical biotechnology, chiropractic, Chinese traditional medicine and post-graduate degrees in the same fields as well. have identified three places that students studying at IMU may want to stay at during their study duration – Covillea Condos, Vista Komanwel and Arena Green Condos. There are APU (Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation) students living in these places as well, their university is located within Bukit Jalil too, about 2km away from IMU.


Covillea Condominium

This condominium offers lush green scenery and is located next to IMU, its a mere 5-minute walk to get to class. Students will get to enjoy a wide variety of facilities which include gymnasium, BBQ area, business center, 24-hour security system, cafeteria, clubhouse, Jacuzzi, jogging track, mini market, nursery, salon, sauna, squash court, swimming pool and tennis court.



Rooms are fully furnished and have a cozy feel. Students have the luxury of frequent housekeeping and they may rent a parking lot if needed.

The price starts at RM 800 for a single room to RM 1400 for twin sharing.


Arena Green Apartment

The property is located at Jalan 1/155a in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. It consists of 6 blocks. It is a place that offer tenants with a peaceful and relaxing lifestyle. It also provide a cozy living due to a number of amenities surrounding the area that are within reach at ease. IMU is about 12 minutes’ walk away from the apartment.



Students get to enjoy a fully furnished place with stylist interior with built-up area that range from 726 up to 950 square feet, spacious balcony, and a spectacular panoramic view of golf course and landscaped gardens. It provides an ideal setting for students everywhere.

Students will gain access to the facilities as well as a parking bay. Other amenities included are air conditioning, television, microwave oven, refrigerator, and water dispenser. It is also located within walking distance to KTM/LRT stations and also Rapid Bus No. T418 station, providing convenience to students. 24-hour security is available to keep a close eye of any irregularities and assist on building issues.

Room prices range between RM 600 – RM 1500 per month, depending on the size and the sharing terms.


Vista Komanwel A & C

Vista Komanwel is high density condominium nestled in Bukit Jalil. It is strategically located at Off Jalan Barat, near the Sri Petaling LRT station and other amenities. Most importantly, the property is only about 8 minute walk from IMU.

There are 2 block to choose from, A or C, they are located next to each other and the difference is only a few minutes walk.



Students get to access common facilities like gymnasium, swimming pool, playground, badminton court, BBQ pit, lounge, mini market, car park and 24-hour security makes it safe for tenants.




As for amenities, Vista Komanwel C is close to Sri Petaling Station and Endah Parade shopping centre. There are several recreational choices near Vista Komanwel C, including Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex, National Aquatic Centre, Stadium Putra, National Squash Centre, Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Club, Bukit Komanwel, Bukit Jalil Hockey Stadium, Taman Rekreasi Bukit Jalil and Sri Petaling Golf Driving Range.

Room prices range between RM 450 – RM 800 per month, depending on the size and the sharing terms.


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Zuzanna Ch

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