KDU University College moves to new 10-acre campus in Shah Alam end 2014

glenmarie-campus-2After 30 years and more than 45,000 graduates, KDU University College (KDU UC) is now entering an interesting phase of its journey.

Having just obtained the University College status,  KDU is setting their sights on the new RM320 million campus at Utropolis, a property development project by their parent company, Paramount Corporation, which integrates residential, commercial and educational spaces.

This project, which is scheduled to be completed end 2014 in Shah Alam, shall be the first time where the property and education business of Paramount converge.

The development, called Paramount Utropolis, is a 21-acre freehold live-and-learn integrated development, anchored by a 10-acre purpose-built KDU University College campus.

The integrated development includes 1500 units of serviced apartments and SOHO’s (small offices-home offices), a 120,000 sq ft retail centre with approximately 50 retail spaces, covered pedestrian walkways that connect all major buildings, a comprehensive security system and 4,600 carparks, making it a beacon for residents in the neighbouring Glenmarie areas too.

Master plan for Ultrapolis in which KDU University College will take up 10 acres

Master plan for Ultrapolis in which KDU University College will take up 10 acres

Phase 1 of the new KDU University College campus at Utropolis, has been designed around the philosophy that learning is experiential and can happen anywhere.

There are open spaces, themed gardens and discussion cubes, along with 9 fully equipped lecture halls that can house up to 250 students each, 60 state of the art classrooms for classes, tutorials and discussions, a 50,000 sq ft space housing KDU University College’s comprehensive library and a 500-bed student village.

At the epicenter of your new found haven lies the awe-inspiring KDU UNIVERSITY COLLEGE. Sprawled across 10 acres, the

purpose-built campus at Utropolis combines the best of traditional and modern learning facilities.

  • 9 state-of-the-art lecture halls.
  • 58 classrooms.
  • 50,000 sq ft fully equipped library.
  • Discussion cubes, multi-purpose halls and IT labs.
  • Designed with plenty of informal activity spaces and breakout areas.

    KDU University College's new 10-acre campus is located at Glenmarie, Selangor

    KDU University College’s new 10-acre campus is located at Glenmarie, Selangor

  • Pods protruding from the library showcase activities happening within the library spaces.
  • Covered atrium connects all the internal spaces horizontally and vertically.
  • Ground floor spaces are cleverly designed to bring the outdoors, indoors.

About KDU University College

KDU University College is a subsidiary of Paramount Corporation Berhad Group, a public listed company with a strong property arm consisting of Property Development, Property Investment and Property Construction.

Established in 1983, and a pioneer in Malaysian private education, KDU prides itself with its impressive alumni of more than 46,000 graduates. Many have successfully transferred to universities around the world to further their studies and have emerged as top students from these universities to become competent graduates who excel in their workplace.

All of KDU University College‘s programmes are accredited by MQA. KDU University College is the pioneer of the American Degree Program (ADP) and famous for courses such as culinary arts, hotel & tourismentertainment arts, mass communication,

KDU University College new campus under construction

KDU University College new campus under construction at Glenmarie, Selangor

game technology, platinum status ACCA and business degrees from the Top 50 UK university, Keele University.

KDU University College is also one of the top Pre-University providers in Malaysia having produced many top award winners in the Cambridge A-Levels. KDU is the only university offering the prestigious University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation Year in Malaysia with access to Australia’s Group of Eight universities and other top universities in Australia and New Zealand. Their AUSMAT graduates have obtained scholarships from top universities around the world.

Students who join KDU University College will move to the spectacular new campus end of 2014 and enjoy state-of-the-art facilities supported by a 30-year track record of educational excellence.

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