One of Australia’s Best has arrived

The Batu Kawan campus brings for the first time an Australian higher education experience to Mainland Penang. Conceptualized as a green campus in a park environment, students are greeted with its generous landscaping and fountains the moment they enter the campus and are ushered into the vibrant educational learning spaces scattered throughout the campus. The design is inspired by the Internet of Things (IOT) evolving learning pedagogy; making learning possible everywhere. The library provides an expansive study environment, bursting with colour, with a variety of study spaces to stimulate innovative thinking, within what undoubtedly will become the hub of the campus. A chill-out lounge is also provided on-campus providing a gymnasium and recreational facilities. Connected to the campus, by a covered walk-way, is Utropolis Batu Kawan which houses the conveniently appointed hostel accommodation, including a swimming pool, another gymnasium, and futsal court.

The expansive 10-acre campus houses facilities that support the delivery of selected programs from 3 faculties, including graduate programs. The 3 faculties being the Centre for Pre-University Studies, School of Engineering, Computing & Built Environment, and the School of Business. UOW Malaysia KDU is a recognized full-spectrum tertiary education provider, offering programs from foundation through to research doctorate degrees. Students can commence their foundation or diploma studies and progress through to degree studies at Batu Kawan campus, or any of the other global UOW campuses located in Australia, Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Given a focus upon producing industry ready graduates, there is a prominence of industry 4.0 embedded in the curriculum at this campus to ensure students are future-ready. A team of UOW Malaysia KDU researchers, based in Penang, are actively researching the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet-of-things (IOT), with both industrial and home applications. This expertise is translated into the classroom through the offering of a number of industry 4.0 courses offered in partnership with IBM.

The campus is located next to IKEA, the Design Village shopping precinct, and adjacent to the Batu Kawan Industrial Park. This ensures there is optimal collaboration with employers to provide students with opportunities to undertake internships and participate in professional activities.


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UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, Batu Kawan Campus
Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia, Batu Kawan, 14100, Penang

Phone: +604 563 6000 
Local Enquiry: +6018 916 0368
International Enquiry: +6018 987 6368

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