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2nd Degree from the University of Melbourne
UCSI's Doctor of Medicine students can now opt to gain the Bachelor of Medical Science by studying for a year at the University of Melbourne. Other world-class opportunities include a year of high impact research at Harvard Medical School; clinical placement and research at partner hospitals in Melbourne; posting at University Medical Centre Groningen in Holland, and live training sessions by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Published Sep, 2016
IFoA Module Exemption
UCSI University has become the first and only private university in Malaysia to be recognised by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), joining the ranks of an elite group of universities like Oxford, Imperial College London, LSE and Warwick.

Published Sep, 2016
Onn San
Renowned composer, Onn San, is an alumnus of the UCSI Institute of Music. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Classical Music (Hons), Onn San went on to become the first Malaysian to obtain a Master’s in Musical Theater from the prestigious New York University’s Tisch School of The Arts. He has composed for numerous movies, with the latest being ‘Ola Bola’. His musical theater credits include writing the score for The Secret Life of Nora starring Datin Seri Tiara Jacquelina.

Published Feb, 2016
UCSI’s Basketball Team
UCSI University’s basketball team was the first university team to be selected as a sparring partner by the Westports Malaysia Dragons (also known as the KL Dragons). This is a huge honour for UCSI as the Dragons is the first team to represent Malaysia in the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League.

Published Feb, 2016
Aquatic Science
UCSI is the pioneer of aquatic science in Malaysia's higher education landscape. It is currently the only university which hosts an aquatic lab capable of cutting-edge research in the country.

Published Dec, 2015
Top Universities
UCSI University students are making their presence felt in top universities like Harvard University and Imperial College London, through undergraduate research.

Published Nov, 2015
Academic Staff
UCSI University has one of the highest ratio of academic staff with doctorate degrees, 27% compared to the average 16% in private institutions of higher learning in the country in 2015.

Published Oct, 2015
The UCSI University Chorale
UCSI’s 120-strong chorale is the first university student choir to perform with the acclaimed Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO). It consists of a combination of the University’s premier chamber and concert choirs.

The UCSI University Chorale was selected to perform Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, widely known as the Resurrection Symphony, with the MPO and world-renowned conductor Benjamin Zander.

Published May, 2015
Society of Actuaries (SoA)
The Society of Actuaries (SoA) has recognised UCSI University as one of its UCAP (Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programmes) schools. UCSI is officially recognised as a course provider that prepares students for the all SoA preliminary exams.

UCSI is one of only two Malaysian Universities in this selective list. UCSI also provides the most comprehensive SoA exam coverage in Malaysia.

Published May, 2015
MIFT Food Science and Technology Seminar
Our MSC Applied Science by Research student, Cheong Ai Mun won the first price for the 9th MIFT Food Science and Technology Seminar held on 21-22 March 2015 with her research into the oil from the kenaf seed plant edging out participants from 13 other public and private universities.

She will now represent the country in competing with some of the brightest minds in the region during the upcoming 14th ASEAN Food Conference. UCSI is the first private institution of higher learning to win this honour.

Published Apr, 2015
Mass Communication Students
In 2014, 34 mass communication students from UCSI Univeristy were selected to participate in a project with Bernama Radio 24 where they were trained in various roles such as annoucer, producer, and content writer. After four workshops and invaluable feedback from the Bernama Radio 24 team, our students went 'live' on radio in September!

Published Feb, 2015
ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007
UCSI University is the first private university to be awarded both the ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. The former is awarded based on UCSI’s quality management system and its ability to meet customer requirements, while the latter is awarded for achieving the international Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard.

Published Feb, 2015
Master of Child Psychology programme
Did you know that you can take your passion for child psychology education to the next level at UCSI? UCSI University is the first private university in Malaysia to offer the specialised Master of Child Psychology programme.

The master’s programme aims to bring out the best in children through courses on topics including child education, child protection and child psychology.

Published Dec, 2014
Best Buddies
UCSI University’s Best Buddies chapter - established in June 2014 - is the only chapter in Malaysia. It is part of Best Buddies International – a US-based international NGO dedicated to providing life-long friendships between students and those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Best Buddies has over the past 25 years grown into a vibrant, global movement. Its programmes engage participants in each of the 50 states in United States, and in 50 countries around the world, and positively impact nearly 800,000 individuals with and without disabilities worldwide.

Published Aug, 2014
Yoo Sangwon
Our UCSI University A-level student, Yoo Sangwon, has been recently awarded the prestigious 100% academic merit scholarship from the University of Melbourne – only 10 of such scholarships are awarded annually to international students from around the world.

Published Jun, 2014
Keith Cheah Ming Hong
UCSI University A-Level high achiever Keith Cheah Ming Hong recently scored 600/600 in Chemistry in the GCE A-Level June 2013 examination and ranks among the ‘World’s Top Ten’ for Chemistry, Physics and Further Mathematics.

He was also noted as a ‘Top GCE A-Level Student’ and received an award at last year’s UCSI University’sAward and Scholarship Presentation Ceremony

Published Apr, 2014
Maxy Chan Mei Xuan
UCSI University student Maxy Chan Mei Xuan from the Institute of Music made history when she became the first Malaysian pianist to win gold in the prestigious Asia Piano Competition (APC) in the year 2013 in Taiwan.

Performing a piece titled, ‘The Tom and Jerry Show’ by jazz composer Hiromi Uehara, the Music student edged out some of Asia’s upcoming pianists to bag the top award in the Asian Works (Young Adults) category.

Published Apr, 2014
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
UCSI University's Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the oldest among all pharmaceutical faculties in Malaysia's private institutions of higher education. Since its establishment in 2000, it has graduated approximately 800 pharmacists.

Published Mar, 2014
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
UCSI University’s BA (Hons) Interior Architecture is the first and only such programme registered with and approved by the Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM) since 2013.

Published Mar, 2014
Food Science and Nutrition students
The Faculty of Applied Sciences has been offering a credit transfer programme overseas since 1999, and our Food Science and Nutrition students have been on the dean’s list at The University of Queensland, Australia, for four years since 2009.

Published Mar, 2014
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
UCSI University was the first private university in Malaysia to receive full accreditation for its Bachelor of Nursing (Hons), and it has maintained a 100% passing rate for the Malaysia Nursing Board registration examination since the first cohort in 2009.

Since then, 100% of UCSI nursing students are employed within the first 6 months after their graduation. They are in high demand especially in Singapore and employers come to UCSI annually to recruit them.

Published Mar, 2014
Oil and Gas Management
UCSI University is the only university in South East Asia that offers Oil and Gas Management degree and postgraduate programmes. Our pioneering BBA (Hons) Oil & Gas Management and MBA Oil & Gas Management had their first intakes on 22 April 2009 and 10 May 2010, respectively.

Published Feb, 2014
Logistics Management programmes
UCSI University is the only university in Malaysia that offers a comprehensive range of Logistics Management programmes from diploma to master's degree.

Futhermore, most of our academics are members of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) - the global professional body for all professionals involved in Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Transport.

Published Feb, 2014
Engineering degree programmes
UCSI University's Engineering degree programmes are accredited by Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM) - one of Washington Accord signatories under the International Engineering Alliance (IEA). This enables our Engineering graduated to offer their services and expertise in 15 countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Singapore, and New Zealand among others.

Published Feb, 2014
Jeremy Yeo
Jeremy Yeo is the youngest Malaysian to clinch first place in the prestigious American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music 2013 (Advanced Category). He also won the Best Performance Award in the Winner’s Concert held in March 2014, at Carnegie Hall, New York, USA.

Published Feb, 2014
UCSI University's A-Levels Forecast Result
The UCSI University's A-Levels Forecast Result is one of the few selected forecast results from Malaysia that has been accepted by the University of Melbourne for its bachelor degree programmes. Not only was our A-Level student Yoo Sang Won accepted into the the University of Melbourne this year based on her forecast results but she was also awarded a 50% scholarship for the three-years Bachelor of Biomedicine upon the submission of her actual results.

Published Jan, 2014
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
UCSI's Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is the only private institution that organised the Annual Public Health Campaigns since year 2000 at various cities in Malaysia, benefiting about 8,000 people from the public since then.

Published Jan, 2014
Food Science and Nutrition
UCSI University is the first private university in Malaysia to offer the Food Science and Nutrition full Degree Programme and it has been a successful offering since its inception in 2004.

Published Jan, 2014
Internship Programme
UCSI University is the first university in South East Asia to introduce a formal internship programme requiring students to undergo two months of internship every year. The move in 2004 proved to be a hit and similar measures were subsequently implemented by other universities.

Published Jan, 2014
 
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