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University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS)
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University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS)
The first phase of University
College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) was completed and the first
intake of students was in September 2013
Although UCTS was called a university
college, there was no difference in what they did from what a
university would do. Like a university, UCTS confer degree
programmes, including Master programmes up to the PHD level; we are
allowed to do research and do what any other university can do. The
only reason why UCTS was called a university college was because of
its size, as it would only take in up to 5,000 students in later
UCTS is the first TECHNICAL University in Sarawak. Located in Sibu, owned by the Sarawak State and have one of the most high-tech green campus in Malaysia.
University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) had its Groundbreaking Ceremony on 16th September 2012.
UCTS is the 1st TECHNICAL University in Sarawak. Located in Sibu,
owned by the Sarawak State and will have one of the most high-tech
green campus in Malaysia.
Campus of University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS)
The UCTS campus is divided into 6
Situated in Sibu. one of the main gateways into SCORE, UCTS' campus, when completed, will be equipped with the latest state-of-the-art facilities to facilitate teaching, learning and research necessary in the production of graduates required by the industries within SCORE.
In additions, UCTS will be complemented by its own Technology Park, which will bring about vast research and entrepreneurial opportunities through local and international industrial and educational collaborations. Through its close collaboration with - University Kuala Lumpur; one of Malaysia's leading technical university with over 18,000 students across Malaysia, UCTS aims to complement the growth and fulfill the human resource and industrial needs of SCORE in the following areas:
1. Automation & Industrial Maintenance
2. Machine Building & Metal Fabrication
3. Product Design & Precision Manufacturing
4. Information Technology
5.. Animation & Multimedia
6. Food Technology, Chemical cal Bioengineering
7. Marine. Engineering
8.. Automobile Engineering
9, Automobile Engineering
10. Electrical Electronics & Telecommunication
11. Quality Engineering & industrial Logistics
12. Medical & Allied Health Sciences
13. Business, Entrepreneurship & Islamic Finance
14. Oil & Gas
15. Built Environment
16. Environmental Design
17, Civil Engineering & Construction Management
The UCTS is envisage-d to be a high-tech university which incorpora1es planning, design and green architecture simultaneously and effectively lo create a fully integrated, comfortable, user-friendly and conducive learning environment.
The site which covers a total land area of approximately 96.98 acres, is situated right adjacent the Old Sibu Airport Runway. It is an elongated .shape with on organic Form. It has the advantages of having its length facing north and south which is ideal for building's orientation in teems of Green' building design.
The UCTS campus is divided into 6 zones which are the
1) Public space
2) Semi-Public space
3) Academic zones
4) Recreational areas
5) Private Residential Space
6) Research & Development areas
1) The Public Zone includes the Convocation
Hall and a Surau which are basically located at the main entrance. The Convocation Hall $ sited on the north-west of the site, Fronting the feature lake with good landscaping view. Adequate parking spaces ore provided to rater For the vehicle volume's during peak
season. The .Semipublic Zone will be the forest canopies-for social infractions.
2) The Academic Zone will be the faculties
a) school of built environment,
b) school of civil engineering,
c) school of electrical and electronic, and
d) school of management science/ general studies
also the h+~ lecture theatres which ore fronting. the
The University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) is a joint venture between the state government and University Kuala Lumpur.
Expected to begin operations in the second half of 2013
Construction of its campus begin in June 2012 on a 36 hectare site near the Laila Taib College in Old Airport Road.
UCTS conduct Bachelor Degree, Masters-level and Phd. programmes in the campus by June 2013.
In addition to being a teaching and learning university, it will also be
conducting research in its specially
UCTS Technology Park