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Stamford College

Stamford College Sabah has ceased operation IN 2009/2010

Stamford College Malacca
No. 148 & 150,
Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho,
75000 Melaka,
Telephone No.
06-282 2613
Fax No.
06-282 1403


Stamford College Malacca

1 Associate Of Business Executive (ABE) 93 19/03/2002 - 18/03/2007
2 Bachelor Of Arts (Hons) International Business 2+1 In Collaboration With University Of East London, UK 128 09/05/2007 - 08/05/2012
3 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Business 2+1 in collaboration with University of East London, UK 130 Starting 09/05/2012
4 Certificate In Intensive English 49 26/02/2003 - 25/02/2008
5 Certificate Of Attendance In Intensive English Language 48 Starting 26/02/2008
6 Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) 53.5 Starting 06/09/2007
7 Diploma In Corporate Administration 90 16/10/2006 - 15/10/2011
8 Diploma in Corporate Administration 90 Starting 16/10/2011
9 Diploma In Executive Secretaryship 92 28/05/2007 - 27/05/2012
10 Diploma in Executive Secretaryship 92 Starting 28/05/2012
11 Diploma In Hospitality Management In Collaboration With Educational Institute Of American Hotel And Lodging Association (AHLA), USA 90 Starting 06/09/2007
12 Foundation Studies In Business 51 Starting 06/09/2007
13 Group Diploma Level 3, London Chamber Of Commerce And Industry (LCCI) - Business Studies 57 19/03/2002 - 18/03/2007
14 Group Diploma Level 3: London Chamber Of Commerce & Industry International Qualifications (LCCIIQ), UK-Business Studies 57 Starting 06/09/2007
15 The Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) 93 19/03/2002 - 18/03/2007
16 The Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) 50 19/03/2002 - 18/03/2007


Stamford College was one of the largest and most respected private education groups in Asia. It has evolved from a small institute into a multi-disciplinary college in the model of a modern university with six campuses in six Malaysian cities. Stamford College also has the distinction of having been listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 1994 - a testimony of its rich history and credibility.

Stamford now offers over 50 courses of study which include full Undergraduate Degrees, Masters Degrees and North American Degree Program. The disciplines offered by Stamford range from Accounting to Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science, Hospitality Management and Executive Secretary ship.

Most of all, these programmes give students the opportunity to pursue internationally- recognized qualifications, without having to go overseas.

Foreign students have also been part of Stamford's landscape, and today, Stamford has more than 1,500 foreign students from over 40 countries pursuing their higher education.

World-class education from a world-class institution - that's why thousands of local and international students come to Stamford - to achieve their academic goals

Stamford College has a rich educational history dating back to 1950 when it ' was established. Adapting to a rapidly changing competitive higher education environment Stamford has evolved from a small institute into an international educational institution with six campuses in five Malaysian cities.

The continuous changes in higher education both in Malaysia and internationally has forced higher education colleges to rethink their position in a global society. Over the years, Stamford College has made a number of positive changes; building on its past accomplishments and strengths, initiating new programmes, forging new partnerships with local and foreign universities and professional bodies to move the College to higher levels of achievements. The last 57 years have been a reflection of these accomplishments.

Foreign students have also been part of Stamford's landscape, It has more than 1,200 foreign students from over 40 countries pursuing their higher education at its campuses. World-class education from a world-class institution - this is why thousands of local and international students come to Stamford to achieve their academic goals.

Academic Strengths

Mr. U.K. Menon is the Academic Director of Stamford College. Mr. Menon graduated with a Masters in Law (LLM) from Monash University, Australia, in 1980. He served at the Institute' Teknologi MARA from 1974 to 1990 and was an Associate Director of the Asian Law Centre and Lecturer in Law at Melbourne University prior to joining Stamford College.

Encik Alias Atan is the Chief Executive of Stamford College Petaling Jaya. He holds a Masters in Education from Deakin University, Australia. He has more than 20 years experience in the private education industry and started as the Registrar of the Correspondence Division of Stamford College in 1984.

Dr. Chew Sing Buan [B.A (Hons) (Malaya), M.Ed., Ph.D (Manchester)] is the Director of the Centre for Academic Excellence. He has spent most of his working years in the field of education. Among the positions he has held are Professor in the Faculty of Education, Head of the Department of Social Foundations in Education, and Chairman of the Division of Development Studies in Education, University of Malaya, He is also an author of a number of books on education and employment. Dr. Chew also served as a consultant to the World Bank, UNESCO, IDRC and RIHED,

Dr. Chew Tek Ann is the Head of the School of Business and Marketing. A graduate from the University of Malaya, he was awarded a Colombo Plan Scholarship to pursue his Master of Philosophy degree at the University of Sussex, UK. Later, he received a sponsorship from the Agricultural Development Council, New York to pursue a Non-degree Graduate Programme at the North Carolina State University, U.S. He obtained his PhD from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

Mr. Lawrence Chew Seng Chen [ICSA, CIMA, AIB, MIA (M), CA (England and Wales)] has been the Head of the School of Economics, Accounting and Finance since 2002. His work experience is concerned with audit and accountancy corporate planning and corporate finance. Mr, Chew also worked as the Chief Internal Auditor of Alliance Bank, Corporate Planner of the MUI Group and General Manager (Finance and Corporate Planning) of the Lysaght Group.

Dr. Mah Yoon Loong [B.Sc. (Hons) and Ph.D. (Malaya)] is the Head of the School of Foundation Studies and North American Degree Programs. He began his academic career as a lecturer with the University of Malaya from 1986 to 1990. Dr. Mah also worked in senior academic positions in a number of private higher educational institutions.

Mr. Reginald Pereira is the Head, School of Hospitality And Tourism Management. He obtained a Diploma in Hotel Management from The Les Roches College of Hospitality Management in Switzerland. He has been involved in the industry for more than 20 years. Reginald ventured into the education industry with Stamford College where he joined as a lecturer and later managed the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management for the Group overseeing its five Schools in Malaysia. Mr. Pereira has an MBA in Human Resources.

Dr. Chan Kok Eng [B.A (Hons), M.A (Malaya), Ph.D. (Aberdeen)] is the Head of the School of Continuing Education and Training, He was a lecturer in the University of Malaya since 1969 and later retired as an Associate Professor.

Dr. Chua Tee Tee is a retired Associate Professor and former Dean, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Malaya. He has been contributing his services to Stamford College for many years. He acts as the Head, School of Education and Law.

Dr. Kok Kirn Lian is the Head, Postgraduate Programmes of Stamford College. Dr Kok graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Malaya. He was awarded the University Senior Scholarship for his performance in the first-year and second-year examinations and the University and Department Book Prizes for his overall examination performance by the University of Malaya. He was then awarded the Merdeka Scholarship by the British Government and completed a M Sc degree in Statistics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D degree in Statistics from the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Kok has published about 40 papers in local and foreign journals. He has also presented more than 40 papers in local and overseas conferences.

Dr. Gregory Thong Tin Sin is the Head, School of Human Resource Management. He retired from the University of Malaya as Professor of Business Administration and has served as Chairman in the Division of Business Administration and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. A life member of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management and member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, Dr Thong was also a Visiting Professor to the Graduate School of International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, He was also Head of the Human Resource and Industrial Management Division as well as Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy & Business at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Mr. Matthew Charles Keough is the Head, Stamford English Language Centre (SELC). Prior to this appointment, he was a Senior Lecturer in the SELC and NADR Matthew has a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts from the Adelaide University, Australia. The B.A. Economics degree was taken with a double major in Economics and Psychology. The Bachelor of Arts degree was also taken with a double degree in Politics and Philosophy. Matthew joined Stamford in January 2001. He has a substantial number of years of teaching experience in large private educational institutions in the Klang Valley.

Mrs. Ngu Yoke Yee [ICSA (UK), M.Ed. (Deakin)] is the Head of the School of Secretarial Studies. She has been a lecturer since 1989 and the Principal of Systematic Secretarial Centre, Kuala Lumpur prior to joining Stamford College,

Programme Outline

Stamford College offers over 50 courses of study from Bachelor to Postgraduate Degrees, Diploma, and Foundation programmes in disciplines such as Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Hospitality Management, and Secretarial and Administrative Management. These programmes provide students with the option of pursuing internationally recognized qualifications without having to go overseas. This is made possible through Stamford's innovative arrangements with top-ranked foreign and local universities.

Collaborative Links

University of East London, UK

Universiti Sains Malaysia

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Lansbridge University/ Canada

Athabasca University, Canada

Griffith University, Australia

Academic Facilities

EBSCO Host Electronic Library

Modern Computer, Engineering/ and Language Labs

Well-equipped Libraries

Stamford Postgraduate Centre

Student Services Department

International Student Services


Hostel Accommodation

Sports Club

Cultural Societies

Shuttle Bus Service tor students

Student Support Services

The Student Services Department (SSD) caters to the needs of all students at Stamford. International students coming to Stamford have found the College's community to be comfortable, and have easily integrated with local students with the assistance of the International Student Services Department (ISSD)

Extra-curricular Clubs & Societies/ Sports & Recreation;
Student Council
Stamford Toastmasters Club
The Rookie Clan
China Students Club
Indian Cultural Society
NADP Student Council  
A-Levels Club
Law Society
Tae-kwan-do Club
Computer Science Club
Business Club
F&B Club
Media Club
HR Club
Secretaries Club
Stamford Alumni
Stamford Occasional Speaker Series


Other activities beneficial to students' physical, mental and social development include:

Professional Skills Seminar Workshop
Annual Infra-College Sports Day
Counselling Services

Sports Competition: street soccer, basketball, table-tennis, bowling

Festive Season Celebration: Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Deepavali, Christmas, Mid-Autumn Festival

Site visits to industries and professional bodies

Job Placements

Career Road shows
Career Exhibition
Management Trainee Programme
Industrial Training for Undergraduates
Job Start Programme

Scholarships / Financial Aid

Major Loans available for application:

PTPTN (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional)

MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat)  

KWSP (Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja)  

MIED (Maju Institute of Educational Development)

MCEF (Malaysian Community & Education Foundation)

Pinjaman Pelajaran Kerajaan Negeri Selangor

Bank Rakyat

United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad

Major Scholarships available for application:

Stamford College Education Scholarship

STAR Education Fund Scholarships

NST - MAPCU Scholarship Awards

Sin Chew Education Fund

Nanyang Siang Pau Century Higher Learning Scholarship

KUOK Foundation Scholarships

Recognition &' Achievements

Stamford has been awarded the ISO 9001:2000 for 'Student Support and Services' and also 'Education Management Services and Support' by the Independent European Certification Ltd, UK

First 10 educational institutes in Malaysia to be approved as a 3+0 College

Stamford School of Hospitality Management was rated number one in the Asia Pacific region by the American Hotel and Lodging Association's Educational Institute,

Listed on the 2nd Board of the Malaysian Stock Exchange

North American Degree Program
School of Business and Marketing
School of Engineering, Computer Science and Quantity Surveying
School of Economics, Accounting and Finance
School of Education and Law
School of Foundation Studies
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
School of Human Resource Management
School of Media Studies
School of Secretarial Studies
Stamford English Language Centre (SELC)
Affiliated Universities and Professional Bodies

Accounting A-Levels / Foundation Studies Business Administration
Computer Science & IT Certificate in Teaching Economics Education
Electrical & Electronics Engineering English Finance Hospitality Management
Human Resource Management International Business Law Marketing MBA
Media & Communications Quantity Surveying Secretarial Studies and other courses


Stamford College Petaling Jaya (Jalan 223)
Stamford College Petaling Jaya (Jalan Barat)
Stamford Regent School of Economics and Stamford College Kuala Lumpur
Stamford College Ampang
Stamford College Malacca
Stamford College Sabah
Stamford College Kuching

Private Colleges in Malaysia