Established in 1993, the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) has been a premiere private institution in Malaysia. It was originally known as Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), in 2004; it received a university status and was renamed as the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation.
The APU offers programmes that have a unique combination of Innovation, technology and creativity. It offers range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes under the faculties such as
It also offers PhD programmes along with UK Master’s Degree Programme and Dual Master’s Degree Programme.
Over the years, the APU has been receiving a lot of awards and recognitions. It was rates as TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). It has been able to maintain the same rating in SETARA 2013 as well.
Currently, 10,000 international students from 105 countries across the globe are studying in the Malaysian campus of APU. It also has an enriching partnership with the Staffordshire University, UK and offers programmes in association with it.
APU has a campus in Kuala Lumpur in the Technology Park of Malaysia. It is its main and only campus. It is indeed an advanced campus build to suit the requirement of the cut of the edge programmes offered by the APU.
The classrooms and auditorium facilities in the campus are well equipped with multi-media support and computing facilities to make teaching and learning easier. The campus also labs and workshops dedicated to the respective faculty such as engineering and IT. The labs are made to enable to students to explore and innovate in the fields like Digital Electronics, Communication Engineering, Power System, Robotics, PLC Controls, Pneumatics and Automation, Mechanical Equipment etc.
The campus also has a cafeteria, a convenience shop and a special place for students to socialize, relax and spend their leisure time. It has indoor games facilities and a multi-media library with a wide-ranging book collection and online support.
Suraus are also built for male and female students and faculty members who may not find time to visit mosques can offer their prayers here.
APU offers fully managed accommodations in the apartments near the campus. The accommodations can be Standard non-Cooking Apartments – Academia, Deluxe Apartments - Vista Komanwel, Premium Apartments - Fortune Park, Super Premium Apartments - Fortune Park, Super Premium Plus Apartments - Endah Promenade, Superior Apartments – Covillea. The accommodations are secured, has all the basic and advanced facilities. Students also have an option choosing a private accommodation.
APU offers a range of scholarships to domestic and international students. Most of the scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, academic excellence and performance in exams. The scholarships may be in the form of covering some percent of the total education fees of the student.
Transportation and Location
The APU offers a shuttle bus service for students from their living area to the campus. The accommodations offered by APU are in the vicinity of the campus; hence students can walk or can use the service of public transport as well.