The history of the University College of Agroscience Malaysia (UCAM) started in 1960, originally known as the Rubber Training School by the Rubber Research Institute (RRI).
In 1973, management has assumed RISDA institute and named as RISDA Training School and later upgrade to Risda Training Institute.
Officially in 1999, the institute has been upgraded to the College RISDA. After operating for 14 years, as of December 8, 2014 College RISDA made history when approved and upgraded as University College of Agroscience Malaysia or acronym UCAM by the Ministry of Education.
Its main campus is located in Melaka while its other branch campuses are in Pahang, Perak and Kelantan.
The college’s objective is to produce highly talented individuals for the agriculture and farming industry. Since its establishment, the college encourages students, especially those coming from rural areas to enter into their institution.
Its course offerings mainly focus on agriculture, ICT and entrepreneurship.