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UTP Breaks into Top 100 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings
at 02 May 2019

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) is ranked 98 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2019, up 16 ranks from 114 in 2018.

UTP is ranked second in the nation after Universiti Malaya and first among private universities in Malaysia.

 

According to UTP Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Mohamed Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib, the university's achievement in the rankings is a testament of its outstanding and continuous achievement in the international arena.

 

"This achievement is a tribute to the hard work, support and commitment demonstrated by the entire university community, our partners and collaborators as well as PETRONAS.   This is indeed a shared success as UTP has been persistent in ensuring focused execution in realising its vision and mission.

 

"We will continue with our emphasis on strategies leading towards academic leadership, research stewardship, students' experience and operational excellence in our quest to become globally prominent," he said.

 

"The establishment of UTP Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETaL) is proof that that we are serious in ensuring our graduates are shaped to be able to overcome the 21st century challenges, solve issues and problems relating to sustainable development as well as become agile and adaptable for the forthcoming Industry 4.0," he added.

 

UTP is planning to introduce four new academic programmes namely Bachelor of Materials Engineering, Bachelor of Business Management, Master of Science in Corrosion Engineering and Master of Science in Industrial Environmental Engineering. 

 

The university has maintained its high employment rate of 90% as its graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

 

At UTP, students are embedded with entrepreneurship values through the establishment of its Technopreneurship Office. Here, they are able to harness their creativity and business acumen and be inspired to bring technological ideas and innovations to the business sphere. This is a testament of UTP's aspiration in preparing students not to become job seekers, but job creators.

 

"In our continuous effort to enhance a vibrant campus life experience, we will be improving our facilities by building new academic blocks, student centre and accommodation," he said.Seri Iskandar, 2 May - Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) is ranked 98 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2019, up 16 ranks from 114 in 2018.

UTP is ranked second in the nation after Universiti Malaya and first among private universities in Malaysia.

 

According to UTP Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Mohamed Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib, the university's achievement in the rankings is a testament of its outstanding and continuous achievement in the international arena.

 

"This achievement is a tribute to the hard work, support and commitment demonstrated by the entire university community, our partners and collaborators as well as PETRONAS.   This is indeed a shared success as UTP has been persistent in ensuring focused execution in realising its vision and mission.

 

"We will continue with our emphasis on strategies leading towards academic leadership, research stewardship, students' experience and operational excellence in our quest to become globally prominent," he said.

 

"The establishment of UTP Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETaL) is proof that that we are serious in ensuring our graduates are shaped to be able to overcome the 21st century challenges, solve issues and problems relating to sustainable development as well as become agile and adaptable for the forthcoming Industry 4.0," he added.

 

UTP is planning to introduce four new academic programmes namely Bachelor of Materials Engineering, Bachelor of Business Management, Master of Science in Corrosion Engineering and Master of Science in Industrial Environmental Engineering. 

 

The university has maintained its high employment rate of 90% as its graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

 

At UTP, students are embedded with entrepreneurship values through the establishment of its Technopreneurship Office. Here, they are able to harness their creativity and business acumen and be inspired to bring technological ideas and innovations to the business sphere. This is a testament of UTP's aspiration in preparing students not to become job seekers, but job creators.

 

"In our continuous effort to enhance a vibrant campus life experience, we will be improving our facilities by building new academic blocks, student centre and accommodation," he said.




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