UCSI University was established in Malaysia in 1986 by Dato’ Peter T.S. Ng. It is a multi-campus private university having its international campus in Bangladesh. Audacity, perseverance, integrity and excellence are the core principles of this University.
Presently, the university has 10,000 international students from 80 different countries. As the UCSI happens to be one of the first private universities in Malaysia, it has deeply impacted the higher education system of the country. Since past 20 years the UCSI has been ranking amongst one of the top institutions in Malaysia. It has received SETARA Tier 5 (Excellent) Rating 2013 and various awards by the Malaysian government. The UCSI has also received an ISO 9001:2000 Certification.
The university runs on the principle of Praxis- that is known as an activity involving free people and an emphasis on the practicality of the theory. The UCSI aims to be the best Praxis University in the world.
The UCSI offers a lot of courses, diplomas and degrees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main faculties taught at the university are Applied Sciences, Business & Information Science, Engineering, Technology & Built Environment, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Medicine & Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts, De Institute of Creative Arts and Design, Music, Pathway Programme, Centre for Languages. This is the first university in Malaysia to start a full time degree in Food Science and Nutrition.
The UCSI has campuses mainly located at Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu and Sarawak and an international campus at Dhaka in Bangladesh.
The UCSI offers on-campus and off-campus facilities for students learning for all three campuses. It has got well equipped and secure residential halls in Kuala Lumpur and Sarawak as well as a hostel facility in the Terengganu campus. For off-campus facilities condos, apartments are made available for students.
The UCSI university trust offers a host of scholarships and funding options for students for domestic as well as International students. It also offers sports Bursaries and various awards sponsored by the trust, government, organisation and private individuals.
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Transport and Location
The UCSI provides a shuttle service Bandar Tasik Selatan station. Shuttle services connect both north and south wings of the university. Students are encouraged to walk or cycle to the campus as their accommodations is nearby.