Why study at UMS - Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is located at the city of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia. Established in the year 1994, it has 13 schools and 9 research institutes as of now and it is the ninth public university to be set up in Malaysia. UMS consists of three campuses currently. The first campus was sited at the site of Sabah Foundation Community College (KKYS) on the grounds of the Sabah Foundation itself. In 1999, UMS opened an International Campus in Labuan and an Agriculture Campus at Sandakan in 2011. 

Despite its relative newness, UMS is equipped with world-class facilities. It also boasts its own UMS Museum that features culturally-significant exhibitions and an impressive sports complex. Students from UMS are active participants in international competitions and have shown their research and research products and inventions at international exhibitions.

UMS is also heavily involved in environmental concerns. As of September 2020, UMS signed an MOU with  Sime Darby Plantation Berhad to translate locally bred knowledge into actions on the ground, giving an opportunity to the university to be a part of the effort in restoring forests in oil palm landscape.


Institute type Public University
Intake Jun,Sep
Campus Location Kota Kinabalu
Total Courses 68 Course Offered
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UMS says NO to UEC
UMS says NO to UEC

Dec 01, 2015 Afterschool.my

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) has stated that they are sticking to SPM and STPM results ONLY for their enrollment process, still not recognizing the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC).Vice Chancellor of UMS, Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah sai...   

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UMS - Universiti Malaysia Sabah Reviews

The International Medical University possesses more than 22 years of experience in the health care education and has a highly qualified lectuers that impart quality education through their extensive experience in the relevant field.

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4.5 out of 5 stars

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Jul 23, 2018
My visual ar course has given me some tough times.

I would recommend this University to everyone, its environment which is very green with fresh air. Overall I have enjoyed my time here. The social life is great

Jul 17, 2018
can be a good college for student

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Universiti Malaysia Sabah 
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