Established in 1983, KDU College open its doors by combining knowledge with experiential learning that goes beyond classroom teaching as we aim to provide our students a superior learning experience and nurture them to become independent and life-long learners.
Taking the education approach of real-world perspective, KDU students are encouraged to embark on real-life projects that not only focuses on hands-on learning but also education that will help them develop leadership and interpersonal skills, ensuring that they hit the ground running and become graduates who think, do and innovate in order to cater to the needs and betterment of the world we live in.
Over the years, we have nurtured many bright and passionate minds who have contributed to society in varieties of ways. We provide a platform for practical, impactful ideas to be conceived and incubated. Our global connections open the minds of our graduates and broaden the perspectives of our future generations.
Being the pioneer in providing private tertiary education, KDU has seen tens of thousands of spirited and hopeful youths from different background, culture and nationality teeming its corridors of vibrant campuses in pursuit of quality education. As the first institution to have first purpose-built campus within a larger sustainable ecosystem and being the first to offer twinning programmes in the nation, KDU is proud to have more than 50,000 successful graduates since its inception, some of whom include corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and celebrities around the globe.
Given the implications behind it, KDU College received the University College status in 2010 which means more administrative and financial autonomy to chart programmes necessary for academic excellence.
In 2015, KDU devouring an exciting transition for the brand new ten-acre flagship campus which was the design philosophy that learning is experiential and can happen anywhere.
The campus comprises of collaboration spaces and discussion cubes, along with state-of-the-art lecture halls and classrooms, a 50,000 square feet library with a coffee bar and discussion areas, learning pods and comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage, as well as an 800-bed strong student residence.
Its teaching facilities on the other hand are extensive, and were designed to inspire and provide hands-on learning for real world experiences. This includes 13 teaching kitchens, two recording kitchens, a fine dining restaurant, variable training restaurants and laboratories for coffee, ice carvery, kitchen artistry and chocolate room under the School of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts. Industry standard facilities designed especially for our Communication and Creative Arts students in order to give them a taste of the real-world, by working on live projects, KDU FM – Radio Broadcast Studio, The Frame – TV Production Station and Shutters – Photography Studio.
Furnished with the latest technology systems and machines, the Computing and Creative Media facilities provide students with experience paralleled with those of the industry, the MSI game development studios are unique because it open 24-hours a day, allowing students to work on their projects. KDU dedicates over 12, 000 square feet of spaces soley for the Engineering centre with state-of-the art workshop facilities and equipments
Part of the Paramount Education, KDU has two campuses in Klang Valley - KDU University College in Utropolis, Glenmarie and KDU College in Damasara Jaya.
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie offers a wide range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters levels, and has introduced home-grown degree programmes that are at the forefront of growing industries, reflecting its promise of being a real-world university meeting real-world needs. These include hospitality, tourism and culinary arts, game development and computing, communications and creative arts, business, as well as engineering.
It is also a certified green campus with a Green Index Building Certification in which the building has an automation system to monitor energy usage.
KDU College, situated at the Damansara Jaya campus, offers quality international programmes with great student experience through its partnership with top universities around the world. Its close collaboration with top-ranking foreign university and education partners also ensures students of globally-recognised pre-university and bachelor degree qualifications that are equivalent to those awarded by the partners’ home campuses. KDU students thus have the best of both worlds at their doorstep.
To find out more details about KDU, log on to www.kdu.edu.my or call 03-5565 0538