Ranking & Awards for Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

Rankings of the Award-Winning Asia Pacific University (APU) in Malaysia & Globally

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Having won hundreds of awards & achievements, Asia Pacific University (APU) is acknowledged to be one of Malaysia’s top ranked University of higher learning for technology. Since its inception in 1993 as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), the University has produced more than 16,000 highly skilled technology professionals in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region, and has earned a reputation for excellence in education and research and development.

APIIT & APU had continuously wins awards for excellence in education, research and development and for the achievements of their students. With an international student community of more than 11,000 students from more than 105 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead.

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Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia Ranking and Awards

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Asia Pacific University (APU) is Rated No.1 in Asia and Malaysia for Multicultural Learning Experience.
(*Student Barometer Wave 2014, ‘Studying with people from other cultures’)

Asia Pacfic University (APU) achieved a Tier 5 ranking or Excellent in the SETARA 2017SETARA 2013 and SETARA 2011. The top university rank achieved by Asia Pacific University (APU) affirms their commitment and position as one of the best universities in Malaysia.

An impressive 95% of APU’s graduates obtain jobs before graduation. Students interested to register at APU may go to this link.Scholarships are available to deserving students. Affordable hostel accommodation is provided for outstation students.

Asia Pacific University (APU) is An Award-Winning Malaysian Private University

Software Engineering at Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

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The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) stands tall among Malaysia’s premier Institutions of Higher Learning – this is a University where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally.

In 2004, APU’s associate institution, APIIT, was the only Malaysian education institution to have won multiple awards in both National and International Asia Pacific ICT Awards. It was also the only Malaysian finalist in the Asian Innovation Awards and the winner of the Malaysian IT Product of the Year.

Asia Pacific University’s achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and regional levels over the years bear testimony

to their commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and comercialisation.

  • UCTI has now been upgraded to university status hence the name change to Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
  • UCTI (through APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status
  • The only Institution to have won the prestigious MSC Asia Pacific ICT Awards every year since the inception of the awards in 1999.
  • UCTI’s academic programmes are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  • Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI) was established when Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) was officially awarded University College status by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, in 2004.

The new University College is now called UCTI for short. Recently in July 2012, they have received university status and therefore is now known as the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

List of Awards & Achievements for Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

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Over the years, APIIT Education Group has secured more than 100 awards at local, regional and international level. These awards serve as acknowledgements of the achievement of APIIT and our students, reaffirming our standing as being among the leading technology Institutions in Malaysia.

In addition, Asia Pacific University (APU) achieved Tier 5 ranking or Excellent in the SETARA 2017SETARA 2013 and 2011 which is Malaysia’s ranking system for universities

The APIIT Education Group received the prestigious Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award from the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak. Only one organization was selected to receive the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award from among nearly 30 other award recipients in 8 different categories. APIIT Education Group was also awarded Export Excellence Award (Services).

The Industry Excellence Awards, organized by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI), recognizes and rewards organizations for organizational excellence including competitiveness, innovativeness, market presence and export performance. Winning the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award is a significant milestone and an honour for APU as a leader in higher education. The award truly reflects our commitment and focus on quality, innovation, graduate employability and internationalization.

As a testimony of that Asia Pacific University (APU) is the best university for computing, computer science and ICT in Malaysia, they and their students have won the following awards:

Local & International Awards and Recognition for Asia Pacific University (APU)

APU – Rated No. 1 in Asia and Malaysia for MULTICULTURAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE
(*Student Barometer Wave 2017, ‘Studying with people from other cultures’)

Nurturing Professional for Global Careers – 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 professional 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 international and international levels.

Soaring Upwards – APU awarded 5-STAR Excellent Rating at SETARA 2017

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.

5-STARS for APU at QS Stars Rating 2017

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.

APU is an “Premier Digital Tech University” – MDEC

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, YB Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and 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.

DUTCH WORLD’S UNIVERSITY DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIP

2017       –    2nd Place in the World

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA (IEM) AWARD

2017       –    Gold Award

2016       –    Gold Award

2015       –    Gold Award

2014       –    Gold Award

INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION (ITEX)

2017     –     1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2016     –     1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2016     –     1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2015     –     1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2015     –     1 Bronze Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2014     –     1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2014     –     1 Bronze Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2013     –     2 Silver Medals for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category

2013     –     2 Gold medals for the innovator category

INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL EXPOSITION

2017     –    Gold Medal

2017     –    Best Poster Prize

2017     –    Bronze Medal

​2017     –    Bronze Medal

NATIONAL MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

2017     –    2nd Runner Up

ASIAN YOUTH INNOVATION AWARDS & EXPO

2017     –    Silver Medal

2017     –    Bronze Medal

HEP-IPTS DEBATE COMPETITION

2017     –      1st Runner Up

2012     –      Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition

2012     –      Best Speaker Award

2011     –      Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition

BIG APP CHALLENGE 

2016     –    Champion

2016     –    1st Runner Up

2016     –    2nd Runner Up

2015     –    Top 5 Finalist

2014     –    1st Runner-up

THE GREAT ROYAL GENDER DEBATE

2016       –    4th Prize

ABB INTERVARSITY INNOVATION CHALLENGE

2016       –    Grand Prize

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING (IFIP) INTERNATIONAL YOUNG IT AWARDS

2016       –    Best Student IT Project Award

HILTI INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL MOBILE APPLICATION COMPETITION

2016       –    Top 10 Finalist

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES IN EDUCATION & INDUSTRY EXHIBITION 2016

2016       –    Bronze Award

GREENTECH YOUTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE

2016       –    2nd Place

GAMIFICATION HACKATHON

2016       –    Champion

2016       –    Gold Medal

ANGELHACK GLOBAL HACKATHON (MALAYSIA)

2016       –    Grand Prize

ATOS GLOBAL IT CHALLENGE

2016       –    1st Runner Up

JOM HACK: SMART CITIES WITH LORA

2016     –      1st Place

F-SECURE IT SECURITY CHALLENGE

2016     –      Champion

SEDEX (SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DESIGN EXHIBITION CUM COMPETITION)

2016     –     Gold Medal

2016     –     Gold Medal

2016     –     Bronze Medal

DIGITAL GAMES COMPETITION

2016       –    Champion

2016       –    1st Runner Up

INVENTION & INNOVATION COMPETITION FOR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING (PERINTIS)

2016     –      Silver Award

2016     –      Bronze Award

2016     –      Bronze Award

2016     –      Bronze Award

MATERIALS LECTURE COMPETITION (MLC)

2016     –      First Prize

2014     –      Second Prize

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC’S ‘GO GREEN IN THE CITY’ COMPETITION – MALAYSIA

2016     –      1st Runner-up

2016     –      2nd Runner-up

2015     –      1st Runner-up

2014     –      1st Runner-up

MALAYSIAN CRICKET ASSOCIATION INDOOR CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP

2016     –      2nd Runner-up

E-GENTING PROGRAMMING COMPETITION

(R&D DIVISION, EGENTING)

2015   –  Distinction Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2015   –  Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2014   –  Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2014   –  Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2006   –  First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2004   –  First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2003   –  First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

2002   –  Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

E-GENTING BUG HUNT

2014   –  First Prize

2014   –  Second Prize

2014   –  Third Prize

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY INNOVATION COMPETITION (EIC) SINGAPORE

2015   –    1st Runner-up

2015   –    4th Place

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION, SYSTEM AND CONVERGENCE APPLICATIONS (ICISCA)

2015     –     1 Gold Award

2015     –     1 Bronze Award

BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA MUSEUM ART GALLERY “DOODLE COMPETITION”

2015     –     3rd Place

1WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL

2015     –     Champion of Nusantara Singing Category

2015     –     1st Runner Up of Nusantara Singing Category

2015     –     Best Performance Award of Nusantara Singing Category

2015     –     2nd Runner Up of International Singing Category

CIMA GLOBAL BUSINESS CHALLENGE MALAYSIA

2015     –     Finalist

2014     –     1st Runner-up

PATHFINDER ROBOT COMPETITION

2015     –      1st Runner-up

2015     –      Creativity Award

MALAYSIAN/MILO OPEN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP

2015     –      Merit Award

UTP-HAX NATIONAL HACKING COMPETITION 2014

2014     –    1st Runner-up

2014     –    4th Place

2014     –    1st Runner-up

CME GLOBAL TRADING CHALLENGE

2014     –     4th Place

ASIA PACIFIC ICT AWARDS (APICTA) MALAYSIA (MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

2013     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2012     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2011     –     Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister

2011     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2011     –     2 Merit Awards for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2010     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2008     –     Top Award for ‘Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community’

2005     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

2004     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’

2004     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

2004     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’

2003     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’

2002     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’

2001     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’

2000     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’

2000     –     Top Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’

1999     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’

MAKEWEEKEND ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2013

2013     –     Winner of Water Drone Competition

2013     –     Winner of Awesomeness Challenge

MALAYSIA CYBERSECURITY AWARDS (CYBERSECURITY MALAYSIA)

2013     –     Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’

2012     –     Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’

2009     –     Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’

THE BRANDLAUREATE –SMES BEST BRANDS AWARDS

2012     –     Winner of Corporate Branding Award in Education

INTERNATIONAL ASIA PACIFIC ICT AWARDS (APICTA)

2012     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2011     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2010     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

2004     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’

2004     –     Merit Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

MICROSOFT IMAGINE CUP (MICROSOFT INC.)

2012     –     Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2012     –     Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’

2011     –     Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2011     –     1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2011     –     2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2011     –     Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’

2011     –     Top Award for ‘Presentation Superstars’

2010     –     Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)

2010     –     Top 6 finalists at World Championship in Poland

2010     –     Top Award for ‘Best Presentation Team’

2010     –     Top Award for ‘Best Implementation of Multipoint’

2004     –      3rd Prize Award for ‘System Government Elections Software’

MALAYSIAN GREENTECH AWARDS 2012 (MINISTRY OF ENERGY, GREEN TECHNOLOGY & WATER)

2012       –    Silver Award for ‘GreenTech University’

MSC-IHL Business Plan Competition

(Institutions of Higher Learning Business Plan Competition by Multimedia Development Corporation)

2012     –     Merit prize for Business Idea Category

2005     –     Grand prize for Business Idea Category

2005     –     Merit prize for Business Plan Category

NAPEI AWARDS (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, MALAYSIA)

2011     –     Award for Educational Excellence

2007     –     Award for Educational Excellence

2004     –     Award for Educational Excellence

1MALAYSIA INNOVATION TOURNAMENT (1MIT) 2010

2010     –     Winner for ‘Best Animated Award’

2010     –     Winner for ‘Most Scariest Video Award’

HACK IN THE BOX (HITB) INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2010

2010     –      2nd Prize for ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

MALAYSIA FROST & SULLIVAN TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD 2010

(WON BY APU GRADUATES)

2010     –      Award for ‘Emerging Human Computer Interface Technologies’

WORLD UNIVERSITY DEBATES CHAMPIONSHIP 2010

2010     –      Runner-up in the Grand Final

STANFORD UNIVERSITY’S GLOBAL INNOVATION TOURNAMENT 2009 (Won by APU Student)

2009   –  Winner for Global Innovation Tournament Global Challenge

MSC MALAYSIA CREATIVE INDUSTRY AWARDS 2009

(GAMES CATEGORY – STUDENT)

2009     –     Award for ‘Best Game Design’

2009     –     Award for ‘Best Technical’

ITEX 2009 AWARDS – WON BY APU GRADUATES

(INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION)

2009   –    Gold Award for ‘Best Invention – SmartSurface’

2009   –    Special Award for Corporate Invention

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION MALAYSIA AWARDS

2008   –    Top Award for ‘Best Website Design’

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD 2006

(MALAYSIA CANADA BUSINESS COUNCIL)

2006   –    Bronze award for Industry Excellence for Education

DKSH-CSSC AWARD

2006   –    First Prize for DKSH-CSSC Media Challenge 2006

PIKOM – COMPUTIMES ICT AWARDS 2004

(Association of Computer Industry in Malaysia)

2005   –    Product of the Year Award for ‘URL Checker’

2004   –    Product of the Year Award for ‘Screenshield Suite’

ASIAN INNOVATION AWARDS

(Far Eastern Economic Review, Singapore)

2004   –    Only Malaysian Finalist

PRIME MINISTER’S GOLDEN HANDS AWARD

(Ministry of Works Malaysia)

2004   –    Top Award in Network and PC Maintenance category

HSBC YOUNG IT ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

(HONG KONG BANK)

2004   –    Gold Award for ‘Universal Wireless Charging’ solution

2004   –    Judges Award for ‘Security Transmitter & Detector’ device

2002   –    Silver Award for ‘Business Edutainment Access Medium’ Business Plan

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS

(Ministry of Education, Malaysia)

2003   –     Award of Excellence in Research & Development

2003   –     Award of Excellence for Development of Overseas Centres

ASIA STUDENT .NET AWARDS

(Microsoft Inc.)

2003   –     3rd Prize Award for ‘Automobile Manufacture Service’ software application

2003   –     5th Prize Award for ‘i-Mall’ software application

DARE TO BE DIGITAL PROGRAMMING COMPETITION

(British Council / University of Abertay, Dundee)

2003   –     1st Prize Award for a Multiplayer Online Game

2003   –     3rd Prize Award for a Role Playing Strategy Game

FORUM NOKIA MOBILE CHALLENGE JAVA COMPETITION

(Nokia Inc.)

2002   –     Top 3 winners worldwide for a Java-based e-mail client application for Nokia devices using J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition)

ENTERPRISE 50 AWARDS

(Accenture & SMI Devt Corp)

1998, 1999, 2000   –    3rd position in 2000 among top 50 Malaysian organisations

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