Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is one of the oldest functioning institutions of higher learning in Malaysia located at Tanjung Malim, Perak. First established in 1922 as a teacher’s college, UPSI was then known as the Sultan Idris Training College (SITC). UPSI was upgraded to university status in 1997 in line with plans by Malaysia to increase the number of graduate teachers in both primary and secondary schools.
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in eight faculties specialising in Music and Performing Arts, Business and Economics, Cognitive Sciences and Human Development, Information and Communications Technology, Languages, Science and Technology, Social Sciences and Humanities as well as Sports Science.
Under the motto “Committed to Making a Difference in Education”, UPSI aims to be a prestigious University that provides exceptional leadership in education through the fostering of knowledge through teaching, research, publication, consultancy and community services to produce highly competent graduates in meeting global changes.