University of Cyberjaya
University of Cyberjaya (UoC) (formerly known as Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences)
- 5 SETARA 2013
|Living cost||USD 431 per month|
|Student population||Medium (1,001 to 10,000)|
Established on 23 October 2005, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS) is a registered and accredited private university located in Cyberjaya, Malaysia's first smart-city. In its mission to be a distinctive institution of international repute that produces competent healthcare professionals who are intellectually, emotionally and spiritually-balanced, CUCMS has been accorded a 5-star (Excellent) rating by the Malaysian Qualification Agency.
There are now more than 20 programmes offered at CUCMS - with undergraduate and postgradraduate degrees as well as research courses avaliable in a number of disciplines, including medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, psychology, physiotherapy, homeopathic medical sciences, occupational safety and health. With a focus on healthcare-related disciplines, most of the University's teaching is conducted through 7 faculties:
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
- Faculty of Safety & Health
- Faculty of Traditional & Complementary Medicine
- Faculty of Business & Management
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
On top of that, CUCMS also provides pre-university, bridging and other training programmes through 5 academic centres:
- Centre for Foundation Studies
- Centre for Graduate Studies
- Centre for Languages and General Studies
- Executive Centre for Lifelong Learning (EXCELL)
- Halal Science Centre
CUCMS has moved to its new campus in mid-2018. With over 60% increase in floor space and the integration of innovative, modular, multi-purpose principles, this campus will be able to accommodate approximately 8,000 students and prepare the University for its next phase of growth.
Equipped with the latest technology in educational delivery, a 18,000 sq. ft. library with a collection of over 50,000 books as well as multiple spaces for learning and recreation, the campus is built to promote student engagement and interaction, supporting and enhancing their overall experience at CUCMS.
Other facilities and amenities include:
- 1,500-seater Grand Hall
- 720-seater Auditorium
- 30 basic and specialised laboratories
- 800 covered parking bays
- 500-seater cafeteria
- 30-person gym
- 4 different student congregation areas
- 5,000 sq. ft. of green garden space
The CUCMS Vasity Lodge is a 1,500 capacity residential hostel/apartment that provides students with a University Shuttle Bus service for them to travel back and forth between the campus and their lodging. It is located next to a mall and comes complete with:
- swimming pool
- tennis and basketball court
- laundry mart
- security office
- 24-hour CCTV surveillance
Every unit is designed to be occupied by 8 students - that is, 2 students per room. The size of each apartment floor is approximately 1180 sq. ft., consisting of 4 rooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 shared living room and kitchen area.
Satellite accommodation options are also available for students with clinical attachment in Seri Manjung, Perak; Nilai, Negeri Sembilan; and Terendak, Melaka.