- Founded :1993 year
- Type of University : Private
- StudyQA ranking: 13 pts.
- Offered programms: 1 Bachelor
- Frgn. Students: 12000
- Study mode: 1 On campus
- Languages of instruction: English
The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels, as well as an excellent track record in producing highly employable graduates who are able to immediately contribute to industry upon graduation.
APU was awarded the Premier Digital Tech University status by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). APU is recognised for its commitment in offering top-notch digital technology courses and ensuring our highly-skilled graduates continue to flourish and fill future digital job demands locally and globally. Premier Digital Tech University status was awarded by the Minister of Higher Education Malaysia.
Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and the Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) in 2004, APU’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in our graduates being highly sought after by employers. With an international student community from more than 110 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead.
The Asia Pacific University has and always will, continue to develop and deliver its academic programmes through unique and well-established international partnerships and Qualifications gained from APU truly meet international quality standards.
Asia Pacific University (APU) is a member of The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). One of the world's first international university network, the ACU has more than 500 member institutions in over 50 countries.
APU’s achievements bear testimony to our commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and commercialization. APU is certified to the internationally recognised ISO9001:2008 standards by SIRIM QAS International.
Through our network of APIIT Education Group branch campuses established in Sri Lanka and India, APU also reaches out to young aspiring professionals in these countries, providing them with a unique opportunity of experiencing international best practices in higher education using curricula, processes, resources and systems which have been developed in Malaysia. APU’s academic programmes are approved by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited, or provisionally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
Being a university student can be one of your most exciting expeditions. Higher education opens up a world of new ideas, intellectual growth, social, sporting and cultural activities, new adventures and the building of lifelong friendships. Here at APU, we support you to take the time to explore not only the educational experiences but also the wide range of social, sporting and cultural activities on campus.
It is important to take time for sports and exercises to keep your physical well-being. Engaging in moderate sports activities will help you gain physical, social and mental health.
Our indoor social and recreation space is a place for you to relax and unwind outside class and lab hours. You can engage in games such as table tennis, football, pool and board games such as checkers, chess and caroms.
Our campus is situated near the National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil, giving you access to world-class sports facilities for swimming, football, hockey, squash and a host of other physical activities.
In addition, the Technoflex Club of TPM is close by to give you access to sports facilities for badminton, tennis and squash.
Student Services at APU aims to provide support, assistance, advice, consultation, and essential services to all APU students and to cater to the well-being of students beyond their academic needs.
A main point of contact and base for students requiring information and assistance, Student Services is a one-stop centre where questions about APU courses, policies, procedures, services and events can be obtained.
APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated at 5-STAR (EXCELLENT Rating) under the SETARA 2017 Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). APU has maintained this Excellent Rating in the SETARA 2011, 2013 and now in 2017. SETARA 2017 5-Star Rating was presented by the Minister of Higher Education Malaysia.
Asia Pacific University (APU) received international recognition by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in 2017 with APU being awarded 5-Star in four categories of the QS Stars Rating - Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating measures achievements of universities worldwide.
QS Stars is a international rating system which allows students to better understand an institution’s qualities, looking at everything from the employability of graduates, to sports facilities and community engagement.