Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established in 1997 and has grown to be one of the most prominent private universities in Malaysia.
UTP offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and aims to produce well-rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities.
UTP has produced more than 13,000 graduates and currently has an enrolment of over 1,200 foundation, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates from more than 66 countries around the world.
UTP is the first and only private university in Malaysia to be rated a maximum 5-star overall rating in the QS Star University Rating System.
Apart from the QS rankings, UTP had also, for the first time, made the list in The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017. UTP ranked in the 601-800 band.
UTP continues to provide distinctive educational opportunities to its students with the rating of Tier 5 (Excellent) University for SETARA (Rating System for the Malaysian Higher Education Institutions) and achieved Tier 5 for D-SETARA (Discipline-Based Rating System) in Engineering.
Teaching and Research Laboratories
UTP has made a continuous effort to ensure that the teaching and research facilities are built and maintained to enable efficient academic delivery, as well as support groundbreaking research and development.
Their state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities are specifically designed to:
- Provide an environment that is conducive to learning
- Enable the creation of well-rounded graduates
- Instill students with high technical competence
- Motivate students to realise their full potential
- Enable critical thinking, creativity and promote business acumen and communication skills
Sports and Recreation Facilities
Apart from ensuring students have access to world-class academic facilities, UTP also makes physical fitness and co-curricular competitiveness a priority. All students will enjoy full access to an array of sports and recreation facilities in their dedicated sports complex which includes:
- Badminton Court
- Tennis Court
- Squash Court
- Volleyball Court
- Basketball Court
- Football Field
- Rugby Field
- Swimming Pool
UTP Health Centre
The wellbeing and health of their students and faculty are among their top priorities. UTP has its very own health centre – staffed by experienced medical personnel – to provide emergency and routine health services 24 hours, 7 days a week.