FAQ – Primary & Secondary

What makes Universal Hua Xia different?

Hua Xia means ‘Chinese Civilisation’, for which we incorporate the Asian culture within the international curriculum of the Cambridge Programme (IGCSE).

Hua Xia’s vision is to prepare, groom and produce leaders who possess values such as respect, confidence, professionalism and to be eloquent when it comes to public speaking while being fair and just in their decision-making process.

The school focuses on the development of skills and competencies as well as critical thinking and analytical skills.

What are the school hours?

  School Hours Enrichment Programme
Year 1-4 8.00am – 2.40pm 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Year 7-10 8.00am – 3.20pm 3.30pm – 4.30pm/5.00pm

What are the age groups?

Level Age
Year 1 5 or 6 years old
Year 2 6 or 7 years old
Year 3 7 or 8 years old
Year 4 8 or 9 years old
Year 7 11 or 12 years old
Year 8 12 or 13 years old
Year 9 13 or 14 years old
Year 10 14 or 15 years old

What language is used in instruction?

The medium of instruction for all subjects are in English, with the exception of Mandarin and Malay. Additional languages such as French and Japanese are also as an enrichment after school programme.

How many students will there be in a classroom?

There will be a maximum of 20 students.

What type of extracurricular activities does the School offer?

The School organises clubs, uniform bodies and sports namely the Ted Ed club, public speaking, Girl Guides & Boy Scouts, swimming,tennis and may more.

Does my child need to bring food from home?

The School’s cafeteria will provide healthy, MSG-free and well-balanced morning snacks, lunches and after school snacks made fresh daily. No pork or beef will be served. The School will make special arrangement for vegetarian meals upon request.

What security measures does the School implement?

Your child’s safety is our utmost concern. We advocate child safety policy that restrict the entry of unauthorised persons. Only vehicles displaying the entry sticker are permitted to enter the school grounds. The gates within the School ground are locked while school is in the session. We have CCTVs installed and access control systems around the School premises. You will also be notifies via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) mobile application when your child arrives and leaves the School ground.


I would like to visit the School, what should I do?

The School is located at 358, Jalan Macalister, 10450 Penang (after Moral Uplifting Society, in front of St Christopher’s).

 You may schedule a visit via :

Email : [email protected]

Marketing Officers : 011 1620 8678 / 011 1629 8678