UCSI Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff, FASc has been recently appointed as the Chairman of the steering committee behind the Malaysian Code of Responsible Conduct in Research – a major initiative by the National Science Council to consolidate Malaysian research in the areas of integrity and accountability.
Senior Professor Khalid also stands out as the only member of the steering committee who helms a private institution.
-- Published: Feb 2018
UCSI University is the first private university in Malaysia to adopt the new Learning Management System (LMS) CourseNetworking system. UCSI University is also the biggest CourseNetworking adopter in the country by student number.
Other universities that have adopted the same system includes Singapore Nanyang Technological University, Thailand Chiang Mai University, United States Indiana University and California State University.
-- Published: Nov 2017
UCSI University is ranked as the 212th best university in the QS Asia University Rankings 2018. Breaking into the top 250 bracket for the first time, UCSI rose 131 spots in the competitive annual exercise that evaluates the best universities in Asia. The meteoric rise also cements UCSI's stature as the fastest rising university in Asia.
-- Published: Oct 2017
Aina Abdul's song titled 'Mimpi Kita', was selected as one of the soundtrack for the movie 'Jejak Warriors'. Released in 2015, the movie received three nominations in Anugerah Festival Filem Malaysia ke-28.Aina is currently pursuing Bachelor of Contemporary Music (Hons) with our very own Institute of Music.
-- Published: Feb 2017
UCSI University has opened doors for over 45,000 students from 110 countries since its founding in 1986. With over 100 academic programmes across multiple disciplines and with Malaysia's largest industrial placement programme, UCSI is proud to be among the best performing comprehensive private universities for graduate employability.
-- Published: Jan 2017
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
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
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 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