The University views partnerships as an important tool in building a knowledge community and to that end, it encourages different forms of strategic partnerships. These include collaborative engagements with affiliate colleges as well as international universities. Partnerships can take the form of franchise agreements, articulation agreements, credit transfers, dual awards, student exchanges, study abroad and more.
This is all spearheaded by the University's Centre for Collaborative Programmes (CCP). They are responsible for supporting and delivering the University’s programmes via our network of affiliate colleges both locally in Malaysia and globally. Services performed include managing compliance, operational support, institutional liaison, reporting and monitoring existing arrangements, and initiating new partnerships. If you are representing an institution and wish to be affiliated with or are looking into offering a UoC programme at your campus, we are happy to hear from you.
Melaka International College of Science and Technology (MiCoST)
MiCoST began its operation in 2006 with the intake of pioneer students for the Diploma in Pharmacy program (a three-year programme) in cooperation with MARA University of Technology (UiTM). After being granted approval from the Ministry of Higher Education and the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) in 2011, MiCoST start to conduct an additional six home-grown programs, and in 2014, they managed to open new faculty.
Cosmopoint College was established in 1991 and includes 11 Colleges located throughout Malaysia. In 2012, Cosmopoint College became a government-related entity with the acquisition of ownership by Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (EKUINAS), an investment firm owned by the Malaysian Government.
Cosmopoint College continues to upgrade its facilities, student experience, and academic delivery. These efforts were successful when 8 out of 11 Cosmopoint Colleges were recognised as 5-Star colleges by the Ministry of Higher Education through the Malaysia Quality Evaluation System (MyQuest) in 2017. Overall, Cosmopoint College is now listed among the top 30% colleges of all private colleges in Malaysia.
Branches (UoC collaboration partnership)
i) Cosmopoint College Ipoh
ii) Cosmopoint College Kuala Terengganu
iii) Cosmopoint College Pulau Pinang
Cyberjaya College Kuching
Cyberjaya College Kuching has been established in 2010 and is an affiliate of the University of Cyberjaya. The College specializes in health science programmes such as Healthcare, Environmental Health, Physiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology, and more.
The campus is equipped with essential state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories to keep abreast of the latest industrial trend, thereby enriching students’ learning experiences. The College is focused on producing trained, qualified, and competent graduates for domestic and international markets in health sciences and various other disciplines and aims to be the college of choice in Sarawak.
Cyberjaya College Kota Kinabalu
Cyberjaya College Kota Kinabalu has been established in 2008 and is an affiliate of the University of Cyberjaya. The College specialises in health science programmes such as Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Healthcare, and Psychology. The college also has programmes focused on Business Studies as well as Foundation studies.
This college has become one of the largest private college institutions in Plaza Juta, Likas. Its main building was officiated by Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Musa bin Haji Aman on 2nd February 2010. The campus is fully equipped with modern facilities and the latest laboratories for quality education and student experience.
Academic Collaboration Partnerships
Universal Business And Technology Campus (PVT) LTD, Kalmunai, Sri Lanka
Established in 2017, Universal Business and Technology Campus (UBT Campus), a sister company of the Institute of Global Knowledge (IGK), which provides diverse professional courses for students after school, is yet another new phenomenon in the region offering undergraduate programmes, postgraduate programmes, professional courses, and corporate training tailored to the requirements of the cooperate world. The campus, set up based on a concept that originated from the minds of those who formed the IGK in 2013, purely aims at providing high-quality education at your doorstep, which eventually addresses the difficulty of students travelling to the capital and abroad to pursue higher studies in various disciplines.
The unique striking feature of the campus is that it offers multifarious local and foreign degree programmes approved by the University Grants Commissions of Sri Lanka, higher national diplomas, and professional courses as well: Bachelor of Education (BEd.-TESL), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), Bachelor of Administration in Accounting (BBA-Accounting), Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BSc in HM), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Higher National Diplomas from LMQ (London Management Qualifications), courses offered by the CADD Centre (AutoCAD 2D & 3D, Primavera, Revit Architecture). In addition to the above, the UBT Campus is very much determined to launch new products proactively, considering the demands of the market.
Federation University, Australia
At Federation University Australia, the desire to transform lives and enhance communities informs everything they do. As Australia’s first cooperative university, students benefit by learning beyond the classroom, completing placements and gaining valuable industry experience with the University’s network of industry partners. With a proud history spanning over 150 years, Federation University is renowned for excellent student support, high-quality teaching and outstanding graduate outcomes.
Federation University has six campuses across Australia. These encompass the regional Victorian areas of Ballarat and Gippsland, an urban campus in Berwick, Melbourne and a city campus in Brisbane, Queensland. Either onsite or close by, all our world-class campus facilities provide students with everything they need to get ahead in their studies.
A range of future-focused degrees is available including healthcare, education and early childhood, arts, business, science, IT, engineering, social work and research. English language courses, pathway programmes and a range of scholarships are available to ensure every student is supported to study and launch their career.
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University of The Sunshine Coast, Australia
We’re the University of the Sunshine Coast. UniSC for short. A young, fresh university driven by an unwavering belief that community and culture are just as important as a world-class education, given by world-class educators. We’re not the biggest university. But we’re growing every day, and doing big things. Like ground-breaking research, championing sustainability, and producing gold-winning athletes and award-winning alumni. Being young has its benefits too. Our first campus, on the Sunshine Coast, opened its doors in 1996 (feels like yesterday). Today, our award-winning facilities span five campuses across Southeast Queensland. It also means you’re never going to be bombarded by stale traditions or hear phrases like “That’s the way we’ve always done it”. We prefer thinking that moves everyone forward. And our students, staff and researchers work hard every day to do just that. Together with our people, community, and partners, we’re building a safe, sustainable, supportive, and fun learning environment, where lifelong friends are made, and opportunities are earned. Join us and build your future, the way you want it by visiting our website, https://www.usc.edu.au/international
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