UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY SARAWAK
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY SARAWAK

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY SARAWAK

砂拉越科技大学

Last Updated: 2020-10-14 11:12:09
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Computer & Information Technology, Art & Design, Business Management, Finance & Economics, Engineering Science & Technology, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning
Year of Establishment
2013
Founded Body/ Founder
Sarawak State Financial Secretary Incorporated
Leadership
Prof Datuk Dr Khairuddin Bin Ab Hamid
Campus
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY SARAWAK (UCTS)(Main Campus)

Introduction

University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) is the culmination of the State of Sarawak’s vision and commitment in establishing a world-class institution of higher learning to spearhead the development and production of technical human resources for the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE).

UCTS is committed to facilitating students’ access to an affordable world-class university education that nurtures creative and entrepreneurial leaders through a broad education in science and technology while combining the career benefits of an applied approach for SCORE-related research and career opportunities.
Situated in Sibu, one of the main gateways into SCORE, UCTS’ campus is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art facilities to facilitate teaching, learning and research activities necessary in the production of graduates required by the industries within SCORE.

Currently, the University has 6 Schools offering 2 Foundation programmes, 13 Undergraduate programmes and 9 Postgraduate programmes. The Schools are Foundation Studies, Business & Management, Built Environment, Computing & Creative Media, Engineering & Technology and Postgraduate Studies.

This Sarawak government university is offering financial assistance for eligible students. At Foundation level, there is UCTS Foundation Sponsorship which is open to Malaysian and is divided into 3 tiers based on their result. Tier 1 is for those scoring SPM with 4A and above, they get Free Tuition and Hostel Fees and students need to maintain GPA 2.75 and above every semester. Tier 2 is for students scoring minimum 2A, 2B, and 1C and above in SPM, they get Free Tuition Fees and students need to maintain GPA 2.50 and above every semester. Students scoring with minimum 5C and above will be in Tier 3, they get 50% Tuition Fees discount and need to maintain GPA 2.0 and above every semester. For Undergraduate Level, there is Partial Board of Director’s Sponsorship where the requirements are minimum CGPA 2.5 and above in Foundation/ Diploma/ Matriculation, 2B’s in STPM or 1A in UEC. Every semester students need to maintain CGPA 2.5 ≤ 3.0 to get RM750, CGPA ≥ 3.0 ≤ 3.5 to get RM1,250 and CGPA ≥ 3.5 – 4.0 to get RM1,750. Besides that, corporate bodies are offering scholarships to deserving students as well.

UCTS now also runs Transfer Degree Programme with five universities namely Murdoch University from Australia; University of Essex, University of Birmingham & University of Portsmouth from the United Kingdom; and University of Canterbury from New Zealand.

Specialty

Fully owned by Sarawak State Government
To provide human capital and R&D capabilities for SCORE
Rainwater harvesting system for A/C cooling tower
Double glazing glass panels
45 degree angle building
Recycling waste water for gardening use
Interactive projector (Touch on white screen for teaching and learning)
Light and motion sensors for lighting
Solar photovoltaic panels for electricity generation
Wireless broadband access in campus

Achievement

Awarded Green Building Index Platinum Level in 2015
Accredited by Board Of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC)
Accredited by Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) Part 1
Accredited by Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)
Accredited by Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS)
Accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Accredited by Sijil Pentauliahan from Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran
1 bronze medal - MTE 2020 (Malaysia Technology Expo)
1 Gold, 1 Silver & 2 Bronze medal - MTE 2019 (Malaysia Technology Expo)
1 Gold & 1 Silver medal - Borneo Innovation Festival 2019