Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is a public university situated in the town of Sintok, Kedah. It is among the few public universities vested with autonomous status by the Ministry of Higher Education. Established in 1984, UUM is the sixth Malaysian public university to be erected, and it was solely set up for management education.
Its College of Business (COB) has approximately 500 academic staff which makes it the business college with the largest number of academic staff in the country. Moreover, UUM has been ranked highly in SETARA (5 star), MyRA and Top Business Sch00l (TBS).
UUM has three faculties called Academic Colleges: the College of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Law, Government and Internationals Studies. UUM was the first university to implement fiber optics in the campus networking infrastructure to promote technology in education as well as ensuring their students latest information and developments.
In the near future, UUM plans to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration in Golf Management with Malaysian Golf Academy.
In terms of achievements and awards, UUM has participated and won medals at several exhibitions like the Malaysia Technology Exhibition, the International Invention and Technology Exhibition, the Seoul International invention Fair and the International Institution of Higher Learning Conference.