About Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) was established on May 18, 1970.
From an initial intake of 192 undergraduate and two postgraduate students who were enrolled in three faculties, there are now more than 23,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in 13 faculties and 13 research institutes. Of these, 2,007 are international students from 46 countries.
The more than 153,000 UKM alumni from all over the world is testimony that UKM is fundamentally strong academically and has the required experience with proven delivery. Some of these alumni are playing active roles in commerce, industries and politics.
The university is now a global player. Recent rankings showed that UKM is now recognised as one of the top universities in Asia. In 2017, UKM emerged as one of top 100 universities in Asia after securing 4th place for 5-star Universities in QS Asian ranking and was placed 16th in the QS World Top under 50 years in 2017.
Following its award of Research University status (RU), UKM forms eight niche areas enabling UKM researchers to focus on their research interests. Four more niche were added recently.
The University's tagline 'Inspiring future, nurturing possibilities' seeks to inspire in UKM students the vast possibilities available for them to nurture for the future.
- Students' Health Service — The Students' Health Centre located on Bangi Campus offers a wide range of medical services and laboratory and treatment facilities
- Students' Counselling Unit — Offers an array of services by trained professionals to assist students in their developmental process towards self-actualisation
- Transport Services — The University provides its own bus service within the campus and surrounding residential areas
- Students' Housing
- Sports and recreation facilities
- Students' Service Centre (PUSPANIKA)
Scholarships and financial aid
Bank Rakyat Education Loan, KWSP, PTPTN
February and September