First City University College
First City University College

First City University College


Last Updated: 2020-09-09 15:38:07
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Finance & Economics, Business Management, Computer & Information Technology, Art & Design, Engineering Science & Technology, Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism, Literature, History & Languages, Communication
Year of Establishment
Founded Body/ Founder
Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Teo Chiang Liang
First City University College (Petaling Jaya)
Student Number (local)
Student Number (international)
Number of Teaching Staff


First City University College(formerly known as KBU International College) is a private institution of higher learning situated in Bandar Utama, known for offering industry relevant programmes with a prolific track record of producing highly-employable graduates, entrepreneurs and award-winners through its quality teaching and learning capabilities. It is achieved throughout the years by having on-board dedicated teaching staff with strong industry experience, collaborating with reputable overseas universities and well-established companies, and offering specially-designed courses at competitive fees. Our graduates have successfully gained employment in diverse fields all within a short period of time and in many instances, immediately upon their graduation.

Our permanent campus is designed to ensure a conducive learning and teaching environment, supported by state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Emphasizing that education is not just about studying we have included both outdoor and indoor recreational facilities at the campus such as a football field, futsal, badminton, and basketball courts, table tennis tables, and even a dance studio. We also provide air-conditioned student accommodation with en-suite bathrooms which can accommodate more than 800 students within and across the road from the campus. First City UC’s students will have a holistic and wholesome experience of campus life in preparing for their future career.

For almost 30 years, First City UC has been leading the way in providing affordable, quality and industry relevant education for Malaysian and International students. First City UC offers a wide range of courses that meet the stringent requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) on quality and delivery of programmes. First City UC also collaborates with reputable foreign universities. Such collaboration is important for bench marking First City UC’s standards and quality at an international level.

In order to provide higher rate of education opportunities to students, First City UC provides a host of scholarships and financial aids, for instance First City UC Founder's Scholarship & Office Bearer Scholarship, First City UC Bursary Award, First City UC Merit Scholarship, First Ccity UC UEC Scholarship, and First City UC Sport Scholarship.

Furthermore, First City UC provide various platforms for students to develop their skills, for instance "FCUC Innovation Day", organise by Faculty of Engineering and Computer, "Sequence", organise by Faculty of Design and Built Environment, "Hospitality Day" organise by Faculty of Business, Hospitality and Communication. All the events and showcases objective is to expose students to the industry standard and provide them with a real life experience.

First City University College has a proven track record of producing highly employable graduates, with many securing jobs even before graduation. This stellar achievement should be credited to First City UC’s excellent and industry-relevant curricula as well as its team of dedicated lecturers equipped with years of teaching and industrial experience.


AsPAC 2019 and Olympac 2019 - Japan Foundation Award & Olympac Bronze Medal
IT'S by Aik Cheong Coffee Coffee Cup Sleeve Design Competition - Cool Design Award
E-Genting Bug Hunt 2019 - 2nd Prize
Taylor's 1st Invitational Taekwondo Championship 2019 - Overall 1st Runner-Up
Salon Centre for Media Excellence Interior Architecture Competition - Champions
CFA Society Malaysia Ethics Challenge 2019 - Co-National Champions
CFA Society Singapore University Ethics Challenge 2019 - 3rd Placing
King Koil Showroom Design Competition - Champions, 1st Runner-Up & 2nd Runner-Up
Spritzer Natural Mineral Water "Eco Art Competition" - 2nd & 3rd Place
Kejohanan Olahraga MASISWA - 2nd & 3rd Runner-Up
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