Type : Company job
Role : Junior Executive
Industry : Education
Salary : MYR 4,500 - 6,300
Southern University College (also known as Southern UC) was previously known as Southern College, was established in 1990; it is the first non-profit higher education institute in Malaysia. The establishment of the Southern UC was to provide an educational channel at home for high school graduates when they were unable to further studies in foreign countries. Foon Yew Advanced Studies Programme was setting up in 1975, where later on the Foon Yew Board of Directors made application to the Ministry of Education for setting up Foon Yew College on the foundation of this programme. With the persistence and efforts of the Chinese community, Southern College was finally approved by the Ministry of Education and established in 1990. Through twenty-two years of management and efforts, the Ministry of Higher Education has finally approved Southern College to upgrade to Southern University College.
Southern University College is located at Skudai area, Johor Bahru Malaysia, which is within the Iskandar Malaysia Economic Zone. The campus is about 25 acres, donated by the philanthropist Mr. Seow Wan Heong. Following the development of Iskandar Malaysia Economic Zone, Southern UC will be one of the important educational institutes of Malaysia, and slowly develop as an international educational institute. The campus of Southern UC is a scenic spot and rich with the Chinese’s tradition color and multicultural atmosphere that encompasses the spirit of co-existence and multi-culturism.
Currently, Southern UC has 6 faculties, 3 schools, and 4 research institutes. The 6 Faculties include Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Business and Management, Faculty of Art and Design, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Chinese Medicine and Faculty of Education and Psychology. The 3 schools comprised School of Foundation Studies, Southern Institute of Technical Education (SITE), and School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPACE). And the 4 research institutes include Institute of Graduate Studies and Research (IGSR), Research Institute of Chinese Ethnicity & Culture, Asian Renaissance and Literature Lyceum, and Research Institute of Malay Language and Culture. Southern UC is planning to become a full-fledged university by 2021, and aims to become a well-known International University by 2030.