Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), which was officially established on 16 February 1984, is the sixth Malaysian public university. It is the only university that was set up to specialise solely in management education from the very beginning of its establishment.
Its academic programmes are especially geared towards providing a broad spectrum of academic knowledge and intellectual skills in the area of management, accounting, economics, information technology, public administration, human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance and banking, law, marketing, management of technology, communication, social work, multimedia, education, decision science, international affairs, business management, tourism, muamalat administration, development management, logistics and transportation, hospitality, risk and insurance management, media technology, agribusiness management science, business mathematics, industrial statistics and counseling.
The CIAC has been given the mandate to foster, nurture, and maintain international relations for UUM. Based on this mandate, the CIAC maintains a passion for international relations and engages in global outreach in recognition of an increasingly borderless world and a seamless higher education market.
The services offerred:
As a fully residential university, Universiti Utara Malaysia provides accommodation for almost 20,000 of its students in 15 residential halls. This includes a residential hall for married students. Each residential hall has its own facilities for students. There are common rooms, a cafeteria, laundry facilities, shops, and recreational and sports facilities. Many of these halls are named after multinational companies.
For undergraduate students are guaranteed a place in one of the residential halls. Accommodation for postgraduate students are on a ‘first come, first serve basis’.
The Sultanah Bahiyah Library is a fully automated library as it has an integrated library system known as LINTAS (Library Information Technology Automated System).
This Library utilises a fully computerised system and hosts a large collection of books that includes audio-visual facilities, journals, as well as an extensive series of publications that is primarily concerned with management.
24/7 internet access in every university offices, academic buildings, student's residencial halls, and almost 70% of campus area provided with WIFI connections. Currently the IT facilities are:
The University Health Centre provides a comprehensive health service that covers medical and dental treatment, counseling, first aid, surgery, and medication for students and staff. All international students are advised to obtain comprehensive health insurance coverage. The Universiy's Health Centre has 6 full time qualified medical doctor, 3 dentist, and more than 30 supports staffs.
The UUM campus is fully equipped with modern facilities and amenities, including well-equipped and fully air-conditioned halls and classrooms, student lounge and a 24 hours wireless internet facility. The main buildings in the campus are the academic buildings, the library, the administrative buildings, the University Health Centre, the Varsity Mall and the sports complex.
Sporting and Leaisure Facilities:
More than 100 student administered organizations and socities which are monitored under the Student's Affairs Department (HEP) and Student Developemnt Office (PPA). For examples: