Here’s what our students have to say about their experiences at
UOW Malaysia KDU!

Abdalrahman Khaled

Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I’ve always enjoyed robotics and automation since I was in high school, so I started to find the most suitable course that can offer those fields. I found out mechatronics engineering is the most relevant to my interest. I’ve chosen to enrol in this course since it blends mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science to design, build and operate smart machines. The laboratory works and projects are fulfilling with guidance from the lecturers alongside the variety of equipment and instruments. Those practical hands-on activities either in groups or in individuals could equip me with the practical skills which are required by the industry. Conducting hands-on activities with both physical and virtual materials also requires mind-on. It promotes deeper thinking and understanding which help in fostering the development of knowledge and skills. It gives me a great and proper preparation for my future career.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I’ve chosen to study at UOW Malaysia KDU for two main reasons. The first one is the study program that they offer, as I went through the curriculum for all four years, checked every subject, and I find the curriculum superior to other competing universities in the country. The second reason is the location of the campus. I know the city well, like it a lot, especially the surrounding nature, and I can imagine living there for a few years.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The learning experience here at UOW Malaysia KDU is different from where I came from. It is great so far with the environment that I find suitable for my studies. The staff and lecturers always try to provide the students support they need to study comfortably by having an adequate facilities and equipment.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

It’s easy to make friends from different departments and countries. They also have a fabulous library where it contains a collection of books from all the fields, and the environment is convenient for studying and discussing with friends about any assignments or projects. All the lecturers and staff are also cooperative. If you have any questions or want to discuss anything with them, they will assist you.

Amanda Chiedza Mpundu

Foundation in Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

My mission to find my field of study was filled with confusion and excessive self-introspection in my opinion. I was a great student in the arts and sciences subjects and my high school teachers encourage students to do both sciences and arts as long as we could handle the pressure. Through that, I managed to find my passion – Chemistry and History which is an odd combination. After that, I found that the art side was exhausting but my scientific flair flowed easily that I did not feel like procrastinating when I had to do the science work, thus I chose to do engineering at UOW Malaysia KDU.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The UOW Malaysia KDU YouTube channel caught my eye when I saw more international students than the rest of the universities in Malaysia, which meant I could gradually assimilate into Malaysian culture with people like myself without feeling isolated.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

My experience has been good, especially with the ancillary staff. They are extraordinary and are the key figures in helping me merge well with the school and new surroundings.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is the silent room. Studying in absolute silence in an aesthetically pleasing room that, in my opinion, is 10/10.

Aminatta Mohamad Diallo

Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I’ve always loved numbers from a very young age. Math and Physics were always and still are my favourite subjects. By the time I finished high school I knew I wanted a career that involved numbers and the sciences. And that’s how I chose engineering.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I heard about UOW Malaysia KDU from friends that were already students at the university. They spoke highly of the university and recommended that I come and join the experience. I did not regret my decision.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I’ve been at UOW Malaysia KDU for nearly 4 years now and I can say that I am still not ready to part ways once I complete my studies. As an international student, I have honestly enjoyed my time here with all the friends that I’ve made. The lecturers have always been so warm and welcoming. It’s been my home away from home.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

I think my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is the friendships I’ve formed with the students and lecturers here. Not just in the classrooms but outside as well; out at the basketball, netball, and volleyball courts. The extra-curricular activities are refreshing break from all schoolwork done during the day. Teams can be very competitive in the classroom and the courts, but we always remember to have fun at the end of the day.

Anzela Khan

Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I chose mechatronics engineering as my major because it is a unique combination of both Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, computer science and control systems. So, in a sense, it’s like earning three or four engineering technology degrees in one. Moreover, I am very fascinated by technology and its rapid success over the course of the years and I want to research and develop new technology.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

UOW Malaysia KDU has the best facilities for technological research and great educational environment, with skilled mentors. We have a very healthy study environment at UOW Malaysia KDU and we are given a lot of opportunities to participate in co-curricular activities as well, it helps to keep a healthy mind.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

As an international student my experience here thus far has been amazing. Everyone here is very welcoming and supportive. From the first day, I felt at home here. I have made many new friends from many different backgrounds. I have learned and experienced so many new things in such a short period of time, and it has gone by so fast. I am still discovering all the opportunities the institute offers me.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU are the events and activities. It’s always very fun to organize or attend the events as it refreshes my mind and boosts up my motivation. I can join clubs and activities that align according to my interest, which helps me to learn as well as have a great time.

Chan Jen Wa

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

As an interior architect, I wanted to combine my technical and creative skills. Growing up, I never identified with any stereotypes; I enjoyed solving technical problems and coming up with creative ways to express myself. I started designing things as soon as I could, whether it was in real life or on papers.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I adore every aspect of the university. The campus comes first. I found the location to be incredibly inspiring and motivating because of the enormous library and the park. Second, the study plan and the value you place on practical experience. And finally, I really like how you present yourself in the media and online. It aligns with my values.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

My time at university has been incredible so far. In such a short time, it has gone by so quickly, and I have learned and experienced so many new things. I’m still learning about all the opportunities the university has to offer. I immediately felt at home at UOW Malaysia KDU because it is a very friendly place.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The university lifestyle has always been associated with socializing, making friends, and going out, and for very good reason. It’s absurdly difficult to choose just one favourite aspect of UOW Malaysia KDU because there are so many. Which brings me to my favourite part: “A new life.” University is unlike anything I’ve ever done before.

Cheong Yan Joe

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Mechatronics Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

Engineering is about solving problem to improve our quality of life. I decided to study mechatronics engineering as this course combines the knowledge of different engineering fields which allow me to integrate the knowledge to solve real world problems.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

UOW Malaysia KDU provides several certified exams, such as MyTRIZ and CSWA, which prepare me for my future works. The subjects provided by UOW Malaysia KDU cover every aspect of mechatronics engineering serves as fundamental knowledge to be a mechatronic engineer.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I enjoy the study environment in UOW Malaysia KDU. Although I was having online classes in the past two years, the lecturers are always patient and made sure no one was left behind in the learning process.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

In UOW Malaysia KDU, I not only focus on learning the syllabus, but I have a lot of chance to participate different kinds of event and competition. The lecturers also provide chances for me to involve in various kind of projects.

Chong Tze Han

Diploma in Interior Design

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I decided to study Interior architecture because I know my passion is drawing, and it helps me to fully establish my potential while designing.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

UOW Malaysia KDU has many facilities, such as the library, computer room, gym and many clubs and social events which balance out the study and social time. Hence, besides going to class, the school provides opportunities for us to use the resources; it helps us support our need to complete the assignment and enjoy using the facilities.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

It’s amazing. I felt lucky to have the lecturers who helped me through a hard time during finals. I have learned many new skills. Although on final exam week, need to stay up all night to do the work, I felt the achievement when looking back at the time of fighting and not giving up.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

It’s hard to choose; there are too many to say; the campus is huge and comfortable, the lecturers are patient and friendly to help the student, and during the class time, lecturers will also try out different approaches to live up to the class without making it dull, making me feel like looking forward for the next class.

Derric Kuan Zhen Jie

Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

When I was young, I used to tinker with the tools and machinery in my dad’s motorcycle workshop. Being close with my dad and motorcycles helped spark my passion for engineering.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Studying at UOW Malaysia KDU affords me an opportunity to study at world-renowned university abroad with world-class facilities and it’s simply an opportunity that I cannot miss.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Even if I had the chance to go back in time, I wouldn’t change my decision to study at UOW Malaysia KDU. The overall environment has been very warm and welcoming towards new students. My transition from high school to college has been really smooth and it’s all thanks to the brilliant lecturers and my new friends.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The people are the ones who make the place. Being able to surround myself with like-minded people has just been a blessing for me. It’s a privilege just to be able to call these people my friends.

Jehan Nazeeha Jeffrey

Bachelor of Laws 3+0 External with University of London, UK

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

Growing up, I realised that I am big on advocacy, especially towards freedom & rights. I figured that Law would be the best option for me & I hope by studying this course, I am able to make a difference in the future.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Out of the many universities I’ve surveyed, UOW Malaysia KDU was the right fit for me. It’s a small and humble university that offers students many opportunities and advantages such as having dual certification once we graduate.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

As an international student, I thought it would be lonely studying in a foreign country but the staffs and new friends I met in UOW Malaysia KDU were really welcoming and friendly which makes my learning experience here really fun and memorable.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The unity and very friendly environment. Naturally, I am a very introverted person who tends to shy away from any sorts of social events or gatherings. However, the university has never failed to organise a lot of fun activities that allow everyone to mingle around comfortably & make new lasting memories with new friends.

Joselin Yeoh Yi Han

Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I decided on the field that I am studying by myself because I like to expose myself to more activities and like to travel.  I am also interested in events, and this area never bores me.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

First, I was introduced to an education fair. When I visit the campus, the facilities that are provided to us are well-equipped, especially in School of Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary Arts. We also have a practical class that educates us for when we are out in the working field.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Good, I had learned professional knowledge from our lecturers, and they also developed our personalities such as communication, confidence, time management, ands presentation skills. Most of the lecturers are also friends with students which allowed me to enjoy my studying at UOW Malaysia KDU.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is the way the lecturers teach us. Library is the best place for us to study and have group discussions because it provides few study rooms for us.

Kek Eng

Diploma in International Hotel Management

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I had a passion to know how hotels run and used to imagine myself as the one managing the hotel when I was a teenager and that is when I started to crave for more about the hospitality sector.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I chose UOW Malaysia KDU because of the studying environment, the exposure to more practical activities, experienced and knowledgeable lecturers and provision of a Swiss hospitality influence education for their students.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Amazing and fun, the lectures are full of fun and the knowledge provided is really valuable and it was fun joining the curriculum activities and practical classes, although exhausting, but the learning process was memorable and amazing.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is the lectures, I really enjoy the lectures because of the knowledge and skills passed down are all quality knowledge which lets me crave for more knowledge and basics about the industry.

Lai Dern

Diploma in Accountancy

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

Accountancy is one of the professions that gives many possibilities toward our future career opportunities. Accountancy provides students with a versatile, problem solving, and in-demand skill sets and proves fluency in the language of business over the world. Accounting field offers plenty of career opportunities such as auditing, accounting, taxation, etc. This is the reason why I decided to study in accountancy.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The reason why I chose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU is because I love the environment and the culture of this university, which is diversified with different kinds of students from different countries such as Japan, Korea, China, Indonesia etc.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I really love the way our School of Business lecturers are teaching us. They teach us with well-designed learning materials and sufficient notes, which help me to acquire new knowledge without buying a new textbook. At the same time, they also simplify all the chapters which really helps me to easily understand all the difficult ones.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

I would say I like everything that exists in UOW Malaysia KDU, especially the library. The atmosphere of UOW Malaysia KDU library is super comfortable and has the most suitable studying area, which help all the students to concentrate for their classes and get adequate preparation for their examination.

Lai Shuang Ying

Diploma in Interior Design

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

Since childhood, I liked to have a painting of a scene in front of me when I was free. I am good at the landscape, building exterior, and interior painting. Therefore, I planned to make a better lifestyle through interior architecture because interior architecture does more than just design the space; it creates a suitable environment for humans. One day, I believe I can break through in modern design, transform to a greener environment, and save the earth.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

After three years of working, I planned to further my education by completing my diploma at UOW Malaysia KDU. There are two reasons for this, the first of which is that I start from my second year to save time. The second reason is that I have an opportunity to get a scholarship to support my studies.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

There is a new campus and gallery for art students and a real-life experienced lecturers to share their knowledge. The lecturers also try their best to give us a good path.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The great thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is that everyone here is amicable. Even though we start to know each other through the virtual class, the feeling when we meet up after MCO is like a long time meeting the family. There are adequately good facilities, including the computer lab, with high-spec desktops that support our studies. There is a window garden on the Batu Kawan campus the third floor. It is a good place for us to gather, relax, and enjoy college life.

Lim Kai Xin

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I am in the field of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. The reason I choose this field is that I tend to enjoy being hands-on with problem-solving and enjoy working with technology, thus engineering will be a path I want to pursue. Besides that, I think that engineering offers many job opportunities and prospects in high demand now and in the future and the electrical engineering sector shows no signs of slowing down.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The reason why I choose UOW Malaysia KDU is that they offer both the diploma and degree courses in the same campus, which means I do not need to travel to another state to pursue a degree course since my parents do not prefer me to go to another state. Furthermore, I am able to develop real-world practical skills and content, not just theory as we need to undergo internship twice during our diploma and degree.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Life in UOW Malaysia KDU is full of ups and downs, as we know that the transition of the delivery of lecture from physical to online since year 2019 until 2022, it can be seen that most of the lecturers work very hard in finding the most suitable and effective way in lecture delivery to make sure that students are able to understand and pay attention in the class. Besides that, with the lecturers’ guidance and the diversity of tools and equipment, such as laboratory projects and exercise are fruitful. I might acquire the practical skills needed by the industry and it encourages deeper understanding and thinking, which aids in the growth of knowledge and abilities, giving me proper preparation for my future career.

What is the favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is the lecturers and staff in UOW Malaysia KDU are helpful and supportive, they are approachable and always offer useful advice and outstanding counselling.

Louis Chin Teng Aun

Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I have always been interested in the technological side of studies, so I thought that the Mechatronics Engineering Program in my college would allow me to discover and learn more about it.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I chose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU because of a study fair that I attended in which the study advisor told me all about the qualified lecturers there and the field of study that I would be getting into.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I have been enjoying the lectures so far at UOW Malaysia KDU. Studying didn’t feel as tedious as it felt during my SPM days. Perhaps it’s all because of the lecturers there that are willing to guide me step by step throughout my studies. Truth to be told, I enjoy studying right now.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The special thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is the study environment there. The lecturers there are willing to give their all to teach and the friends that I make there are really open minded.

Mohamad Isyraq

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I’m very interested in the earth’s environment and how it works. The architect and designer then design the building based on the environment. And cities. From then on, I started to explore, and chose interior design in architecture for my life.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I have two reasons why I chose UOW Malaysia KDU. The first reason is saving time. I studied for a diploma at UOW Malaysia KDU, so for the degree, I started in the second year. The second reason is that UOW Malaysia KDU is near to my home.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

This university has a large number of friends with whom you can communicate. I understand how to talk to different people. We will understand their studies and lifestyle. We have abundant events in this university. We can participate and improve our design skills.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The best thing about college is the freedom to make new friends in both local and international circles. To add to this the lecturers, professors and tutors are friendly and ever willing to help.

Muzenda Gavin

Bachelor of Laws 3+0 External with University of London, UK

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I’ve always had a deep interest in Sociology and History as a subject. Observing society, it has come to my attention that there still are people undermined and treated unjustly as they lack legal knowledge. Hence, I aspire to become an advocate of rights for others thus leading me to pursue a Bachelor of Laws.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

UOW Malaysia KDU has always been on my list of choices and as I researched further, I found it to be very active in student participation. With law students given the chance to join mooting competitions, and a variety of clubs that have events going on, I find that it is a very lively place to grow and explore.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I have enjoyed the warm hospitality that UOW Malaysia KDU has offered. The ambience created allowed me to feel comfortable and relaxed but constantly pushed me to improve myself. I am glad to be given a chance to join in many competitions and events such as that of debate and volunteering.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is definitely the many pools of culture. I am also very fond of the Leo club which allowed me to contribute back to the society and keep in touch with the growth of our community. I enjoy debating too as it is a huge integral in honing my presentation skills into what it is today.

Ng Jing Fang

Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I decided to study in this field because this course prepares a wide variety of career in different sectors where it also gives a good opportunity to gain experiences. I choose this course because it gives me a platform that can let me explore, meet with new people, be socializing and also learn from different cultures while at the same time delivering my skills to the world.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU Hospitality program because UOW Malaysia KDU is one of the best universities in the Hospitality Management and I also have some friends of mine who study in UOW Malaysia KDU. They have recommended this university to me. I pursued my Diploma in International Management and currently I’m pursuing my degree Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management as well in UOW Malaysia KDU where I also get to gain the combination of the knowledge and different skills.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

My experience in UOW Malaysia KDU during my diploma & degree life has been great to me. First, I have a lot of friends. Frankly speaking, I really like the housekeeping and F&B subject because I get to experience doing the bed making in the mock up room and the proper service provided for our guests during service class located on LG floor. Other than that, another experience that I like was that I get an opportunity to do an internship in the hotel industry as I’m passionate about it as to give the best outcomes and serve the best to the guest. All of this gives me an idea later how working life will be.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite that I am studying at UOW Malaysia KDU of my education life Diploma & Degree in Hospitality Management course, I really like the full facilities that are provided to all the students from School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts on LG level that we can use such as the professional equipment or kitchen to get more experience and learn more professional skills of Hospitality Industry in the future.

Ng Zi Xin

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

In high school, I was a scientific and math nerd who loved the difficulties and problem-solving aspects of Physics. Hence, the engineering field could be a challenging path which I would like to study for. Encouragement from my family members also helped me to decide on this field.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I wanted to study with the best, where UOW Malaysia KDU is one of the top of the national rankings of universities with professional lecturers. I found the motivation and readiness to study in the environment because I know I will have a special and different experience in UOW Malaysia KDU.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

My university experiences have been so amazing that I have learned and experienced new things in such a period from the lecturers and course mates. Making new friends and discovering the opportunities offered by UOW Malaysia KDU has allowed me to have a new insight of the university cultures.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My most favourite thing is UOW Malaysia KDU makes me work hard towards my dream career where I can study what is interesting to me. The support from the university through my lecturers and staff was so important. They provide scholarships and dean’s lists awards for students that worked hard and are willing to help me all the time

Nur Adilah Binti Mohamad Nazri

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I decided to take ACCA as this is most likely the path that I am going further after finishing the Certified Accounting Technician. I am excited when I found out an opportunity of taking ACCA course in UOW Malaysia KDU.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU as I saw the offers of scholarship that UOW Malaysia KDU collaborates with Yayasan Peneraju when I did my survey on UOW Malaysia KDU, and  I just couldn’t help but be amazed with the facilities here.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I have been studying at UOW Malaysia KDU for about 2 and half years and the hostel is very great especially for someone who has experience staying in MCO for months. Not just that, lots of facilities too that really help me such as the health facilities and the convenient library.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite things in UOW Malaysia KDU are numerous events organized by Student & Alumni Centre and all of them were awesome and fascinating.  I always find UOW Malaysia KDU to have one of the aesthetic serenities too, not only its visually dazzling environment, but a place where we all could reminisce once we finished the student’s life in UOW Malaysia KDU, Glenmarie Campus.

Nur Asma' Husna

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

Before I joined the ACCA course at UOW Malaysia KDU, I studied in accounting diploma. I want to pursue my career in accounting and at the same time, I also intend to get scholarships. Fortunately, at UOW Malaysia KDU has offered both so studying the ACCA course here has been my top choice.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I originally chose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU because of their study program and the scholarship offers. During the time I’ve spent here, I’ve been lucky enough to have access to great faculty. My education has given me a solid foundation for a career in accounting fields and I’m so glad I made the decision to study here.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

Studying at UOW Malaysia KDU is really an amazing experience. UOW Malaysia KDU has offered me a chance to learn beyond the classroom boundary which is good for me to enhance my job skills in future. Besides that, the staff and lecturers are always providing me and other students with well-equipped facilities and comfortable study environment.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

There is so much I like about UOW Malaysia KDU, so to pick what I like the most is the infrastructure and activity events held at UOW Malaysia KDU. The Student & Alumni Centre engages students with many clubs and organizations that facilitate students to collaborate and develop their professional network.

Shita Sunny

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I can recall daydreaming about my future profession as early as junior high school. I was fascinated by everything, including architecture, drawing, and decorating. For instance, I frequently rearranged my bedroom as a child to show my interest. I really appreciated going to Penang, Malaysia’s historical structures and museums. In addition to wanting to be a designer, I also wanted to start my own business. This is one of the main reasons to pick this field.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

UOW Malaysia KDU is one of the best universities in Malaysia. The tuition fee is very reasonable and affordable for a middle-class family. It is situated in the centre of town and this made it easily accessible. The university is near to my house and they provide transportation to and from. Only a few university providers offer interior architecture courses, one of which is UOW Malaysia KDU.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

For the past two years I enjoy every minute of my lecturers as well as their marvellous teaching. I really appreciate their guidance and the time they have spent for us. This university has also carried out different types of co-curricular activities which benefit me by developing my social skills and relationships with friends. Besides that, I also learned to manage and prioritize my time management skills.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

This university has provided us with a variety of facilities such as a gym, computer lab, science lab and library, which make our life as a student much easier and healthier. Moreover, they also bring us to explore the outside world by organizing many outdoor activities.

Tan Honjer

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Mechatronics Engineering

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

Technology is the future, and it is constantly improving. Technology is everywhere and I am fascinated by the improvement. I would like to take technology one step further, and to achieve that, I decided to study mechatronics engineering.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU as they offer mechatronic course which is my course of choice to study.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The experience is good. I have made a lot of friends, and the lecturers are very friendly. I have learned plenty of knowledge and gained a lot of experiences.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is they organise a lot of cool activities which is very interesting and fun.

Tan Zhi Huey

Diploma in International Hotel Management

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I choose international hotel management to pursue my study because of my passion & interest. I love to interact with people, support people, and communicate with people. International hotel management provides wide career opportunities, and I can learn a lot of new skills and knowledge like front office, housekeeping, F&B and so on.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

After doing a few comparisons, I found that UOW Malaysia KDU had partnered with IMI Switzerland that offer dual-award certificate. In addition, the kitchen equipment and hospitality facilities are most complete ones. In addition, the syllabus they provided fits my needs.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I have been exposed to much knowledge not only from academics but also from curricular activities. I have participated various events, such as the buffet lunch for UOW Malaysia KDU, and through this kind of big event, I am able to learn how to plan, organise and manage tasks and peoples.  Next, I also join Leo Club, besides getting to know more friends, Leo Club groom leadership, communication, as well as boost my confidence level.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

My favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU is because of students, staffs and lecturers are very friendly and supportive. They help me a lot when I am in need. Also, I love study in library, by seeing other people studying, it gave me motivation to focus on my study too. Finally, there are a lot of interesting events that expose us as student to participate and learn throughout the entire years.

Vaarunn Nachiappan A/L Nachiappan

Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)

How did I decide on the field that I am studying?

I used to work part time in a few places after the SPM examination and i got to understand myself that I’m a people person. Being in the hospitality industry works best as I’m a people person because a large portion of the job requires interaction with staff, guests, clients and upper management.

Why did I choose to study at UOW Malaysia KDU?

I just love everything about UOW Malaysia KDU. First, the wonderful lecturers have a great amount of experience in the field which in a way they prepare us 100% from scratch on how the industry works in the real world. Next would be the facilities that are provided by the respective school of hospitality which is very similar to the industry equipment.

How has my experience been so far at UOW Malaysia KDU?

One of the most memorable and wonderful experiences I could ever ask for when I came in with a confused and unsure mind but today, I’m stepping out with a clear goal set to my mind without any hesitation or doubts.

What is my favourite thing about UOW Malaysia KDU?

The LG floor because that is where I spend most of my time with my friends & lecturers. There are many wonderful kitchens, fine dining restaurants, cafes and the beverage classroom is one of the most favourite places to be.

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