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One of the world’s top 350 universities

UCSI is one of the top 350 varsities globally. It is also among the top 1.1% of all universities worldwide.

-- Published: Jul 2021

Four UCSI researchers ranked top 2% in the world

Four researchers from UCSI - Senior Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, Emeritus Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi, Associate Professor Dr Eric Chan Wei Chiang, and Professor Dato’ Dr Ng Seik Wen are ranked top 2% in the world by the 2019 Stanford University List in various sub-fields.

-- Published: Jul 2021

Nine reasons why UCSI’s foundation programmes standout

Here are some compelling factors why your foundation studies should begin at UCSI:

  1. Over 70% and 50% of lecturers are PhD holders and PGDTT-equipped respectively
  2. Wide number of electives to choose from
  3. Opportunity to advance research at world-renowned universities
  4. One of the top 350 universities in the world
  5. Full scholarship available
  6. One-to-one learning sessions.  

-- Published: Jul 2021

Advancing Science at Harvard

Harvard University annually selects top students from UCSI University to embark on high impact research programmes.

Since 2014, the world-renowned university has selected a total of 10 students from UCSI for this endeavour.

These top students were those who had been pursuing Doctor of Medicine, and more recently, BSc (Hons) Biotechnology.

-- Published: Jun 2021

Six Fellows from the UCSI Senate are with the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia

We have a total of eight Fellows with the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia from the University. Six of them are members of the UCSI Senate. They are:

  • Emeritus Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi, FASc
  • Senior Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, FASc
  • Professor Dr Kurunathan A/L Ratnavelu, FASc
  • Professor Dato' Dr Ahmad Bin Ibrahim, FASc
  • Professor Dr Ong Seng Huat, FASc
  • Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc

-- Published: May 2021


84 of the 87 UCSI’s programmes listed in the Higher Education Ministry’s Graduate Employability 2020 survey received a 100% graduate employability score. Averagely, all 87 programmes scored 99.8% in the survey.


-- Published: Apr 2021


UCSI University has once again improved its rankings in the QS World University Rankings 2021. This time, the University climbed 51 spots to be ranked 391, placing it among the world’s top 400 varsities. This milestone is a result of a consistent university-wide push for excellence and performance as the University strives to continuously improve its ranking and academic standards in the coming years.

-- Published: Jun 2020

Best in Southeast Asia

In the 2019 and 2020 QS World University Rankings, UCSI University emerged as the best private university in the Southeast Asia (ASEAN). The push to attain quality and excellence at UCSI University is a never-ending effort - an effort, certainly; never ending, de?nitely.

-- Published: Oct 2019

Initiative Z, Selected as one of the examples for SDG contribution

Congratulations to Initiative Z, a student-led project from UCSI University (Kuala Lumpur campus) for being selected as one of the examples for SDG contribution.

The SDG Accord is a high profile international initiative that the Global Alliance developed to allow the tertiary education sector to demonstrate its commitment to playing its part in meeting the SDGs, and sharing best practice.

 Source: The SDG Accord Report

-- Published: Jul 2019

Top Private Varsity, Again

UCSI University is distinguished as Malaysia’s best private university for the second year in a row, according to the QS World University Rankings 2020. The University rose 39 spots to be ranked 442 amongst the world’s universities, once again placing it in the top 2% of all universities in the world. A product of sheer excellence and determination, UCSI has once more reflected its commitment to scale newer heights.

-- Published: Jul 2019

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