Universiti Malaya (UM)
Universiti Malaya (UM)

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  • University Offices:
    Jalan Universiti, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, alaysia
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    +60 17-286 2522
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The University of Malaya is a widely known university situated in Malaysia. It is the oldest & most prestigious university of the country. The University of Malaya is a public research university & it was established in 1949.

The first university of the country is spread across 750 acres in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The University of Malaya has grown from a very humble beginning with a mission to serve the society & work towards its welfare. Since 1962, it has developed a reputation for producing leaders in the different field.

The university has more than 1,700 faculty members with a total enrollment of 27,000+ students. It comprises of 17 faculties in the field of arts, social sciences, business, dentistry, economics, law, medicine, science, engineering, education & computer science. The university has offerings of bachelors, masters & doctorate level of course in Islamic studies, computer science, languages, law, medicine, business & art. It has huge alumni of 1,000,000 who are known to be a pioneer in their chosen field. The student body has a perfect mix of international students from 80 different countries. Being known as the reputable university in terms of research, the University of Malaya has received numerous awards both locally & internationally. The university strongly focuses on developing innovative & quality education & research to continue higher learning. Students receive top quality guidance from the faculty members who help them to develop critical thinking, creative thinking & core values of integrity, respect & open-mindedness. The university is committed to supporting the students to develop leadership & professionalism which is essential for them in order to grow into a well-rounded personality.

The campus life in the University is full of energy. It provides all the following services for students- library, financial services, food court, transportation, postal services, health services & accommodation. Overall, it provides a great opportunity to experience an exceptional education.