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Malaysian ethnic minorities missing out on education opportunities

2 September 2013 Last updated at 04:30 BST

Universities in Malaysia are beginning their new academic year this week.

But some students from the country's ethnic Chinese and Indian communities have missed out on university places, despite achieving top grades in their exams.

They say it is because of their ethnic background.

Jennifer Pak reports from Kuala Lumpur.

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