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November 1, 2023 | Campus News

First City University College has reached another major milestone by achieving a "Competitive" rating in the SETARA 2022 assessment, joining the league as one of the top-tiered institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. This achievement signifies the institution's commitment to maintaining high-quality education and standards in Malaysia's higher education landscape.

SETARA, which stands for the Integrated Rating of Malaysian Higher Education Institutions, is a comprehensive evaluation system designed and developed by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). Its purpose is to rigorously assess and ensure the quality and standards of both public and private universities and university colleges in Malaysia.

The institution also takes pride in its illustrious track record of excellence in MyQUEST (Malaysian Quality Evaluation System for Private Colleges) during its early years as KBU International College. The consistent 5-Star rating in MyQUEST reflects the institution’s commitment to upholding rigorous educational standards and adherence to the stringent criteria set forth by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). This commitment to excellence has been a continuous hallmark of First City University College, showcasing its sustained dedication to maintaining high standards from its inception to the present day.

The "Competitive" rating achieved in the SETARA 2022 assessment stands as a resounding testament to the commitment and dedication of the entire First City University College community. From visionary leadership to dedicated faculty and enthusiastic students, this achievement reflects the institution's steadfast pursuit of excellence across all aspects of its operations, encompassing academic development, academic service delivery, research initiatives, and partnerships and collaboration.

First City University College's reputation for academic excellence is further enhanced by its state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge technology, and a dynamic learning environment that fosters innovation and critical thinking. The institution's commitment to holistic education is evident in its diverse range of programmes spanning various disciplines, from business and computing to arts and design, ensuring that students are well-prepared to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global landscape.

Furthermore, First City University College's success story is not limited to the confines of academia. Its graduates have consistently made significant contributions to various industries, both in Malaysia and beyond. They are positioned globally as successful professionals, accomplished entrepreneurs, and industry award winners. They also serve as living testimonials to the institution's ability to nurture talent and empower individuals to excel in their chosen fields.

First City University College’s student intake for 2024 is now in open. Please call +603 – 7735 2088 / 016- 302 8166 / 011 – 3614 8166 to find out more about our industry-driven programmes and our Study Awards for 2024.

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