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ONE OF THE WORLD'S TOP 400 UNIVERSITIES

UCSI University has once again improved its rankings in the QS World University Rankings 2021. This time, the University climbed 51 spots to be ranked 391, placing it among the world’s top 400 varsities. This milestone is a result of a consistent university-wide push for excellence and performance as the University strives to continuously improve its ranking and academic standards in the coming years.

-- Published: Jun 2020

Best in Southeast Asia

In the 2019 and 2020 QS World University Rankings, UCSI University emerged as the best private university in the Southeast Asia (ASEAN). The push to attain quality and excellence at UCSI University is a never-ending effort - an effort, certainly; never ending, definitely.

-- Published: Oct 2019

Initiative Z, Selected as one of the examples for SDG contribution

Congratulations to Initiative Z, a student-led project from UCSI University (Kuala Lumpur campus) for being selected as one of the examples for SDG contribution.

The SDG Accord is a high profile international initiative that the Global Alliance developed to allow the tertiary education sector to demonstrate its commitment to playing its part in meeting the SDGs, and sharing best practice.

 Source: The SDG Accord Report

-- Published: Jul 2019

Top Private Varsity, Again

UCSI University is distinguished as Malaysia’s best private university for the second year in a row, according to the QS World University Rankings 2020. The University rose 39 spots to be ranked 442 amongst the world’s universities, once again placing it in the top 2% of all universities in the world. A product of sheer excellence and determination, UCSI has once more reflected its commitment to scale newer heights.

-- Published: Jul 2019

AMONGST THE WORLD’S BEST, ONCE AGAIN

For the second time in history, UCSI University consolidated a spot in the top 100 rankings for Performing Arts in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. Our achievement of finishing within the top 100 out of 1,353 other universities worldwide further cements UCSI’s Institute of Music’s status as Malaysia’s best and one of the most respected music schools in the region.

-- Published: Mar 2019

UCSI University gets affirmed by the UNU

UCSI University became the first private university in Malaysia to be recognised as a Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) by the United Nations University (UNU) – the academic and research arm of the UN. Not long before, UCSI’s Sarawak campus distinguished itself as a regional leader in the promotion of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a collection of 17 global goals that cover social and economic development issues. RCE status is conferred on universities that promote education for sustainable development through research and capacity development, generating impact at the local level to promote societal, economic and behavioural change.

-- Published: Oct 2018

UCSI UNIVERSITY WELCOMES ITALIAN AMBASSADOR FOR THE MY150ROSSINICELEBRATION

Hosting the My 150 Rossini Celebration – an event that marks the sesquicentennial year of Gioachino Rossini’s passing, UCSI University opens its doors to Cristiano Maggipinto, the Italian Ambassador as well as the prestigious Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro and the Kuala Lumpur City Opera who had worked together to organise this spectacular celebration. UCSI University’s recital hall was filled with the melodious sounds of Italian Opera by amazing singers like the renowned soprano Aya Wakizono.

-- Published: Oct 2018

Professor Ooi among the World’s Top 1% of Reviewers

Professor Dr. Ooi Keng Boon who specialises in the Industrial Management and Information Systems has been awarded the 2018 Publons Peer Review Award in which he was listed among the World’s Top 1% of Reviewers in the field of 'Social Sciences, General'.  Publons awards the top 1 percent of active reviewers in different fields of scientific research for their contribution to scholarly peer review and the number of pre-publications review completed.

-- Published: Oct 2018

UCSI University is recognised for its effort

Congratulations to UCSI University (Kuala Lumpur campus) for being the only university in Southeast Asia mentioned in The SDG Accord, The University and College Sector’s Collective Response to the Global Goals 2018 for the case study of creating SDG resources.

The SDG Accord is a high profile international initiative that the Global Alliance developed to allow the tertiary education sector to demonstrate its commitment to playing its part in meeting the SDGs, and sharing best practice.

Source: The SDG Accord Report

-- Published: Jul 2018

UCSI University ranked as Malaysia’s #1 Private University

UCSI University is now Malaysia’s top private university as it had beaten their peers by breaching the top 500 of the 2019 QS World University Rankings. Ranking proudly at the 481-spot in the world, UCSI University is now in the top two percent of all universities globally and it is the first time UCSI is featured in the QS World University Rankings.

-- Published: Jun 2018