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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

4.3 out of 5 (46 ratings / 32 reviews) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), an innovation-led and graduate-focused Research University. It is located both in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia and Johor Bahru, the southern city in Iskandar Malaysia.

About

History

The history of technical education in this country has been a century old. It all began in 1904 when a Technical School began its operation on Weld Road (now Jalan Raja Chulan) to teach Technical Assistants for the Federated Malay States Departments of Railways, Survey and Public Works.

Education

  • Undergraduate Programmes
  • Postgraduate- Mainstreams Programme
  • Postgraduate- Part-Time External Programme
  • Diploma Programmes
  • Part Time Degree/Diploma Programmes
  • Continuing Education

Research

UTM strive to excel in multi-disciplinary research, particularly in science and engineering field, which have been UTM's focus area. In order to be top ranked institution both locally and globally, a number of Centres of Excellence were established to gather expertise from various faculties and background to work on the core business defined in the particular Centre of Excellence.

Career

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has been recognized as one of the best university in Malaysia in producing high quality graduates. Once again this year, Career Centre UTM will be organizing UTM Career Carnival 2018 in the middle of  April 2018 , at Dewan Sultan Iskandar (DSI), UTM Johor Bahru.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
187 30
2020
217 11
2019
228
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
601 -100
2019
501 300
2018
801
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
601
2019
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
516 10
2019
526
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Students Affairs Office provides 10 residential colleges that can accommodate up to 14,774 students in one academic session and 301 housing units for students who bring along their spouse and children to stay with them throughout their studies in UTM. 

There are two types of housing available for the students. One of which is the apartment type (a – two – room and a – three – room apartment) and the other is the town house with two rooms. Each housing unit is furnished with basic facilities such as furniture and refrigerator for the students’ convenience.

Library services

  • Online Databases, e-Journals & e-Books
  • UTM Institutional Repository (UTM-IR)
  • UTM Library Digitised Collections
  • Open Access Initiatives
  • UTM Open E-Journals
  • MyUniNet Portal

Student Life

Campus life

Moving within the campus can be a confusing and frustrating thing if you do not know your way around. UTM provides free campus bus services, the schedule can be accessed here . There are a few choices of Guest Houses in UTM to stay, the information regarding the charges, locations and contact number of the houses can be found here .

Student Reviews

UTM, 1.5 Year Experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The whole experience was great so far, the university has a well-educated staff, access to high-quality equipment for each major, the university is like a small city and they have a transporting system which connects the whole university. the only thing I didn't like was the dorms so I had to rent a house outside the university where there's everything I need

Postgraduate for master and phd in aeronautic engineering
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Study in UTM taught me lot of hardworking, team working, and communication skill with lecturers, technicians and other students

UTM is a great university
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

So far my experience is very positive. I like how professional university's employees are.

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