Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka or Technical University of Malaysia Malacca is a public university located in Durian Tunggal, Alor Gajah, Malaysia. It is the pioneer in the use of the "Practice and Application Oriented" teaching and learning method for tertiary level technical education in Malaysia. Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka was established on 1 December 2000. UTeM is the 14th public university in Malaysia, it is a pioneer in the “Practice and Application Oriented” teaching and learning method for technical education in Malaysia. Located in the UNESCO world heritage city of Malacca, set within 766 acres of lush verdant landscape boasting state-of-the art facilities in all its seven faculties. Faculty, Institute & Academic Centre Faculty of Electrical Engineering Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering Faculty of Information and Communication Technology Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship Faculty of Engineering Technology Centre For Languages and Human Development Institute of Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Faculty of Mechatronics Engineering To conduct academic and professional programmes based on relevant needs of the industries.
To produce graduates with relevant knowledge, technical competency, soft skills, social responsibility and accountability. To cultivate scientific method, critical thinking and innovative problem solving and autonomy in decision making amongst graduates. To foster development and innovation activities in collaboration with industries for the prosperity of the Nation. To equip graduates with leadership and teamwork skills as well as develop communication and lifelong learning skills. To develop technopreneurship and managerial skills amongst graduates. To instill an appreciation of the arts and cultural values and awareness of healthy life styles amongst graduates. Official website UTeM Library Vice Chancellor Official website - IPTA application Education Malaysia Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Universiti Malaysia Sabah is the ninth Malaysian public university located in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, established on 24 November 1994. Although UMS was established in 1994, UMS was only able to admit the first batch of 205 students in the following year. UMS was once situated at the site of the present University College of Sabah Foundation in Sembulan and at the site of the present temporary Sabah Campus of Aminuddin Baki Institute in Manggatal. UMS only has a permanent campus at Likas Bay in 2000. Before the completion of Kota Kinabalu Campus, Labuan Campus was earlier opened in 1999. In 2011, UMS got another campus dedicated for agriculture in Sandakan; as a public university, UMS has a Chancellor. He is appointed by the King on the advice of the Minister of Education for a term of seven years. Governor Juhar Mahiruddin is the Chancellor; the Chancellor is assisted by at least one Pro-Chancellor who presides convocation ceremony in the Chancellor's absence. He is appointed by the Chancellor on his pleasure with the advice of the Minister of Education.
By tradition, UMS has one of them being the Chief Minister of Sabah. As a federal statutory body, UMS operates under the supervision of a Board of Directors, a body that directs and supervises all affairs of the University; the Board comprises a Chairman and ten members who are all appointed by the Minister of Education for a three-year term. The Board of Directors is assisted by a Senate, that provides for academic and student affairs of the University, a Management Committee that oversees day-to-day operation of the University. Both the Senate and the Management Committee is chaired by a Vice-Chancellor appointed by the Minister on the advice of the Board of Directors for a three-year term. UMS has three campuses: in the Federal Territory of Labuan. UMS has 10 faculties since 1 June 2014. Most of them are situated in Kota Kinabalu. Faculty of Business and Accountancy – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Computing and Informatics – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Engineering – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Humanities and Heritage – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Medicine and Health Science – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Psychology and Education – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Science and Natural Resources – Kota Kinabalu Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture – Sandakan Labuan Faculty of International Finance – LabuanThere have been, other academic centres and institutes that are not equivalent to a Faculty but offered pre-university and postgraduate courses: Centre for External Education – Kota Kinabalu Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning – Kota Kinabalu Institute of Biotechnological Research – Kota Kinabalu Institute of Borneo Marine Research – Kota Kinabalu Institute of Tropical Biology and Conservation – Kota Kinabalu Preparatory Centre for Science and Technology – Kota Kinabalu UMS has 10 residential colleges.
Most of them are situated in Kota Kinabalu. Tun Mustapha College – Kota Kinabalu Tun Fuad Stephens College – Kota Kinabalu Excellent College – Kota Kinabalu Kingfisher College – Kota Kinabalu USIA-1Borneo College – Kota Kinabalu Seri Angkasa College – Kota Kinabalu Alpha College – Labuan Beta College – Labuan Mutiara College – Labuan Lestari College – SandakanUniversiti Malaysia Sabah UMS was ranked between 151 to 200 at the world level in Agriculture and Forestry. Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak is a Malaysian public university located in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. UNIMAS was incorporated on 24 December 1992. UNIMAS has been ranked among top 200th in Asian University Rankings 2017 by QS World University Rankings; the University took in its first students numbering 118 in 1993 with the opening of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Resource Science and Technology. These students were temporarily located at Telekom Training College, Simpang Tiga, Kuching until 1994 when the University moved to its East Campus in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak; the University’s East Campus at Kota Samarahan was launched by the Prime Minister, YAB Dato’ Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on Independence Day, 31 August 1993. At present, the University consists of three Institutes and 60 Centres; the Faculty of Language and Communication is the latest faculty formed recently. UNIMAS was awarded MS ISO 9001: 2008 quality certificate by SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd. and IQNet on 13 May 2010 for its core management process at Undergraduate Studies vision and Centre for Academic Information Services.
UNIMAS has implemented and maintains an Information Security Management System which fulfills the requirement of ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and MS ISO/IEC 27001:2007 standards. The scope covers the areas for the management of UNIMAS Data Centre covering equipment, system software and operating systems for the university's critical applications; the certification was issued to UNIMAS on 27 September 2013. An international competition was held for the masterplan design of the West Campus; the winning design was by Peter Verity the international architect, who after detailed environmental analysis chose the site for the West Campus. The objective of the plan was to create an environmentally sustainable urban campus which, in the manner of Louvain-la-Neuve, would form the centre of a significant university new town; the interface between the fresh water and saltwater systems of the site are expected to give the opportunity to create a biodiversity of considerable richness. The opening of the new West Campus by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi on 18 April 2006 was witnessed by 10,000 students and members of the public.
The event was broadcast live over RTM1. Vice-Chancellor - Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Prof Dr Wan Hashim Wan Ibrahim Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Prof Mohd Fadzil Abd Rahman Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Prof Dr Kopli Bujang UNIMAS commitment to research has been recognised by the stakeholders and partners in industry by the provision of endowments for the establishment of eight research chairs. Today, UNIMAS’ research is focused on at least four niche areas of research: Flushing gate Biotechnological research in epidemiology and agriculture. Image Analysis and Spatial Technologies Artificial Intelligence Photo shooting Politics The UNIMAS Student Representative Council is the student representative body for students at the University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia, it is the ultimate legislative body among the students. A general election is held every year to elect representatives to the Student Representative Council. List of forestry universities and colleges List of universities in Malaysia Peter Verity, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Development Plan, PDRc 1995 Official Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Website Dr Charles Bong Hin Joo Dr Mah Yau Seng https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ULVWY04AAAAJ&hl=en
Universiti Utara Malaysia
The Universiti Utara Malaysia was established on 16 February 1984 under the Universiti Utara Malaysia 1984 Order. The university was corporatised on 23 April 1998, it is in Kedah. It is known as a management university. UUM was ranked 701 in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16; the construction planning began in August 1983 when the Ministry of Education began to plan the university. On 19 October 1983, the Cabinet gave its approval for this project in Kedah. At that time, the project was called "The Sixth University Project". Several months the temporary office of the Sixth University named Universiti Utara Malaysia, was opened on 15 February 1984 in Jitra. Four months after its official opening, the UUM office was relocated to the provisional Darul Aman Campus in Jitra, in June 1984, when the first phase of the project had been completed; the first academic year began in June 1984. The Darul Aman Campus was on a 62-acre tract of land in Bandar Darulaman, it was 18 km north of 4.8 km from Jitra.
Meanwhile, the planning of a permanent campus had begun. It was to be built on an area of 1,061 hectares in Sintok, 48 km north of Alor Setar and 10 km east of Changlun, a small town along the North-South Highway, near the Malaysia-Thai border; the permanent UUM campus, referred to as the Sintok Campus, began operations on 15 September 1990. In a former tin mining area, it is in a valley of lush tropical forests, embraced by blue hills, watered by two rivers that flow along the middle of the campus; the rivers are Sungai Badak. The MYR580 million Sintok Campus was opened on 17 February 2004 by the Royal Chancellor, His Royal Highness Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah; the main buildings are the Sultanah Bahiyah Library, the Chancellery, the Sultan Badlishah Mosque, the Mu’adzam Shah Hall, the Tan Sri Othman Hall, the Sports Complex, the Varsity Mall, the Budi Siswa building, the Convention Complex, the buildings that house the departments of the academic colleges. In January 2008, a restructuring of the university academic system was undertaken.
Thirteen faculties were merged and streamed into three main academic colleges: UUM COB, UUM CAS, UUM COLGIS. The main campus is on a 1,061 hectare site in Kedah; the campus is 48 km north of Alor Setar and 10 km south of the Bukit Kayu Hitam and are near the Malaysia-Thailand border. Other towns near UUM are Changlun. Due to its vast land area, the university has used 107 hectares of forest to develop facilities open for use by outsiders, thus the campus has evolved into an open campus where tourists visit. Among the facilities are a picnic area, a nine-hole golf course, a go-kart circuit, a shooting and archery range, an equestrian site; the training base and facilities for the Malaysian National Service Programme was on the campus. UUMKL Campus is the first UUM owned study centre outside Sintok and operated directly by UUM, it is a non-residential campus which occupies a nine storey building in the city center along Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz in the Kampung Baru area and adjacent to Chow Kit.
The business and management courses were delivered under a faculty system. In 2008, the faculties were merged to form the College of Business; the curriculum includes business administration, finance, banking, human resource management and risk management, Islamic banking and finance, operations management, technology management. Graduate School: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business Note: OYAGSB became an independent school in 2013 School of Business Management School of Islamic Business School of Accountancy School of Economics, Finance & Banking School of Technology & Logistics Management The College of Arts and Sciences was formed on 1 January 2008. UUM CAS consists of five academic divisions – Applied Sciences, Educational Studies, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences – and each is headed by a chairperson. Under the umbrella of UUM CAS, the Applied Sciences division caters for the cross-disciplinary programmes of IT, Computer Science and Decision Science programmes. Research interests include algorithms and mobile, software engineering, computer networking and information systems, knowledge management, decision analysis.
Physical Sciences focuses on statistics and mathematics with research interests spanning across the field of statistics and mathematics. The Humanities and Social Sciences division explores the human condition to better understand our roots, our belief and the best way to express ourselves; the discipline includes history, religion, language and media technology. The Education division produces future educators. Graduate School: Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences School of Computing School of Education and Modern Language School of Multimedia Technology & Communication School of Quantitative Sciences School of Social Development The Faculty of Public Management and Law was established on 16 November 2003 consisting of three departments: Public Management. Since its inception, FPAU has offered three academic programs at the undergraduate level with honours and six programs at the postgraduate level. In 2008, the faculties was restructured and grouped under the College of Law and International Studies.
Graduate School: Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government School of Government School of Law School of International Studies School of Tourism, Hospital
Limkokwing University of Creative Technology
Limkokwing University of Creative Technology is a private international university with a presence across Africa and Asia. With its main campus in Malaysia, the university has over 30,000 students from more than 150 countries, studying in campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Cambodia, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Eswatini and the United Kingdom, it is considered to be one of the top arts and design schools in Asia, is ranked among Asian universities in the QS Rankings. Limkokwing Institute of Creative Technology was established in 1991 by founder and namesake Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing. In 2002 the institute became the first private college to be recognised as a University College. Dr. Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing is the founder and president of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, he established Wings Creative Consultants in 1975. Limkokwing University has a presence across three continentswith over 30,000 students coming from more than 150 countries; as of December 2018, the university hasd the following campuses: The Limkokwing Borneo campus is in Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state on the island of Borneo.
The campus was launched in Kuching on 19 February 2009, marking the second campus for Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia. The Limkokwing Botswana campus is in the country's capital and was launched on 14 May 2007. Limkokwing Cambodia, located in Phnom Penh. Limkokwing Lesotho is located in the capital of Kingdom of Lesotho; the campus was launched by the Right Honorable Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on 15 October 2008. The occasion marked the first entry of a Malaysian university into Lesotho and the establishment of Limkokwing's second campus in Africa; the Limkokwing Malaysia is the flagship campus. It is in a township in Malaysia; the Limkokwing campus in Cyberjaya is home to 9,500 students from nearly 145 countries. The campus is the winner of the Highest Enrolment of Foreign Students Award and Special Award for Globalizing Malaysian Education from the Malaysian Ministry of Education and the Export Excellence Award from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
Limkokwing United Kingdom campus is in the centre of London at 106 Piccadilly. The Limkokwing Swaziland campus is in Eswatini; the Limkokwing Sierra Leone campus in Freetown, opened in March 2017. The Limkokwing Uganda campus in Namataba, is expected to open in 2019. Limkokwing offers foundation, degree, masters, DrBA, PhD, professional courses; as of 2018, the university maintained the following academic faculties: Faculty of Information & Communication Technology Faculty of Business Management & Globalization Faculty of Communication, Media & Broadcasting Faculty of Architecture & The Built Environment Faculty of Design Innovation Faculty of Multimedia Creativity Faculty of Fashion & Lifestyle Creativity Sound and Music Design Academy Through these centers, the university offers instruction in many specialties, including the following:Animation, Business, Fashion Design, Film Production, Games Design, Global Campus Learning, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Islamic Banking, Mass Communication, Mobile Computing, Software Engineering, Urban Planning and Web Design.
The university has been granted a number of awards, including the following: Global Innovation Leadership in Education, in 2010. Outstanding Achievement in Web Development for Education Standard of Excellence, Portal Standard of Excellence, University Standard of Excellence, in 2010; the International Arch of Europe Award for Quality, Leadership and Innovation. The Commander of the Most Meritorious Order of Mohlomi by His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho. In April 2017, the Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities from the United Kingdom bestowed Limkokwing University with the Global TVET Model University Award and Tan Sri Limkokwing with the Transformation Leadership in Global TVET Education Award; the consortium is made up of institutions that partner with Limkokwing University. These include: RMIT University Curtin University of Technology University of Melbourne University of East London The Robert Gordon University Anglia Ruskin University Limkokwing through its training arm, Malaysia Design Innovation Centre, has signed memoranda of understanding with many industry partners.
One of the objectives is to lend support to state governments, quasi-government organisations and small- and medium-size industries or enterprises in enhancing their creative capacity. Through the resources of the university and MDI, the partners co-operate in areas such as brand development, packaging design, research and development. Media related to Limkokwing University of Creative Technology at Wikimedia Commons
Universiti Putra Malaysia
University Putra Malaysia is recognised by the independent government assessments as one of Malaysia's leading research universities offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a focus on agricultural sciences and its related fields. Founded in 1931 as the School of Agriculture, UPM's main campus is in Selangor, it was known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or the Agricultural University of Malaysia. Now, UPM offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in most fields such as science, medicine, veterinary medicine and social science, it was ranked as the joint 202nd best university in the world in 2019 by Quacquarelli Symonds. and it was ranked 36th in Best Asian Universities and the 3rd best university in Malaysia. The School of Agriculture was instituted on 21 May 1931 by John Scott, an administrative officer of the British colonial Straits Settlements; the school was on a 22-acre piece of land in Serdang and offered two programmes: a three-year diploma programme and a one-year certificate course in Agriculture.
In 1947, the school was declared the College of Agriculture Malaya by Sir Edward Gent, the Governor of the Malayan Union. The establishment of Universiti Pertanian Malaysia came about when the College of Agriculture in Serdang merged with the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Malaya. Dr. Mohd. Rashdan bin Haji Baba, the principal of the College of Agriculture Malaya, was appointed as the first vice-chancellor by virtue of the provisions of Section 18 of the Universities and University Colleges Act, 1971. With the first intake of 1,559 students, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia had its first academic session in July 1973 in the three central faculties and one basic division: the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, a Division of Foundation Studies. In the early 80s, UPM extended its area of studies to include the field of Technology. In 1997, the name Universiti Pertanian Malaysia was changed to Universiti Putra Malaysia by Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, as a strategic gesture to portray the status of UPM as a centre of higher education capable of providing fields of studies in science and information technology, which facilitate national development in the new millennium.
The university since its inception as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, has had two branch campuses apart from the main campus at Serdang, Selangor. The UPM branch campuses were in Bintulu and Mengabang Telipot, Terengganu; the campus in Terengganu has been upgraded to the University College of Science and Technology Malaysia, with its own management and administration. KUSTEM broke away from UPM on 1 July 2001; the Medicine and Health Sciences faculty maintains a campus complex adjacent to a local hospital in Serdang. UPM began its academic life in 1973 with a Division of Basic Sciences; the first intake of 1,559 students were for the bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Diploma in Home Technology, Diploma in Animal Health and Production, Diploma in Science with Education, Preliminary Programme. UPM now offers 59 bachelor programmes, 7 diploma programmes, 12 Masters and Doctoral programmes. There are 16 Faculties, eight Centres, nine Institutes, two Schools, a University Park and a branch campus in Jitra, Sarawak.
The Doctor of Medicine program provided by the Medical and Health Science division of the university was recognised by the Malaysia Medical Council on 5 June 2001. The Faculty of Agriculture is one of three founding faculties that made up the formation of Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in 1971. Beginning with seven departments under this faculty, most of these departments were developed to become other faculties. At the end of 1998, the faculty had three academic departments — Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Department of Plant Protection, Department of Soil Science. Beginning from 1 January 1999, the restructuring process at Universiti Putra Malaysia involved the Faculty of Agriculture; the faculty now has six departments — Crop Science, Animal Science, Plant Protection, Land Management and Information System, Agriculture Technology. Faculty of Agriculture comprises seven main departments: Department of Crop Science Department of Plant Protection Department of Land Management Department of Animal Science Department of Agribusiness and Information Systems Department of Agriculture Technology Department of Aquaculture The Faculty of Forestry is one of the founding faculties during the establishment of Universiti Putra Malaysia known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in 1971.
Faculty of Forestry comprises three main departments and one section: Department of Forest Management Department of Forest Production Department of Recreation and Eco-tourism Forest & Plantation Section Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has six main departments: Department of Veterinary Pathology & Microbiology Department of Pre-Clinical Veterinary Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies Department of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics Department of Medicine Companion Animal Surgery Department of Medicine and Exotic & Farm Animal Surgery The Faculty of Economics and Management was established in January 1974, as the fourth faculty in Universiti Putra Malaysia. It was established in response to the needs for competent professionals in the fields of agribusiness and resource economics. Since its inception, FEP has grown in student intake, number of academic pr
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