UCSI University
UCSI University

UCSI University

思特雅大学

Last Updated: 2021-08-02 21:23:20
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Medical & Health, Life Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Animal Husbandry, Art & Design, Computer & Information Technology, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning, Engineering Science & Technology, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Communication, Literature, History & Languages, Education, Food, Beverage, Leisure & Tourism, Business Management, Finance & Economics, Mathematics & Natural Sciences
Year of Establishment
1986
Founded Body/ Founder
Dato' Peter T. S. Ng
Leadership
Academician Senior Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff (The Vice-Chancellor And President)
Campus
Kuala Lumpur(Main Campus), Kuching, Terengganu, Springhill (Seremban)
Student Number (local)
7000
Student Number (international)
3000
Number of Teaching Staff
638

Introduction

UCSI University is a vibrant community of learning and scholarship. At present, more than 12,000 students study at the University. Over the years, students from 110 different countries have studied at UCSI University, making the campus a melting pot of culture and diversity. As one of Malaysia’s first private universities, UCSI University has long impacted the national higher education landscape and the University continues to do so with its wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The University’s academic staff are at the forefront of their disciplines and their views are highly sought after on major issues; from business to political science. Many of our academics have extensive experience working overseas and some play advisory roles in public bodies and various committees. By bringing their experiences into the classroom, our academics cater to an exhilarating learning environment and learners will thrive as they balance academic mastery with industrial application.

UCSI University’s strong track record of university-industry engagement has attracted attention from the powers that be and the University is entrusted to reshape Malaysia’s tourism and hospitality industry through education. By leading the Malaysian Centre of Tourism and Hospitality Education – a consortium of Malaysia’s foremost education institutions – that endeavours to equip at least 50% of the industry’s workforce with a diploma or a degree by 2020, UCSI University stands in the nation’s service and that of the global community.

Building on its domestic standing as a preferred and trusted education provider, the University is also expanding its sphere of influence. Tie-ups with foreign universities, research institutes and leading multinational companies are constantly established, enhancing opportunities for students and staff in the areas of research and development, mobility programmes and career opportunities, among others.

While these developments are encouraging, the true story of the University is about its students. Many of our alumni have gone on to achieve great things in life – from business to science and the performing arts. Most remain in close contact and the University is gratified to play a role in grooming movers and shakers that define today’s – and tomorrow’s – world.

Since its inception in 1986, UCSI University has been committed to further the discovery and celebration of knowledge. The University’s commitment – and success – in undergraduate teaching is matched by its progress in research and the discovery of knowledge, making it a true hub of higher education. Seeking to open doors for students around the world, the University’s generous financial aid programme ensures that prodigious students from all economic backgrounds can afford a UCSI University education.

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