The KDU Education Group is the education arm of Paramount Corporation Bhd (PCB)* and is a fully-integrated education services provider, offering national and international curriculum primary and secondary schools through to undergraduate and post-graduate as well as executive and professional development programmes. The Group includes the reputable Sri KDU® School, KDU College in Penang and KDU University College, a pioneer in Pre-U and twinning programmes with campuses in Damansara Jaya and Petaling Jaya. The KDU Education Group celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and is proud to have had 80,000 students since its inception, some of whom include corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and celebrities around the globe.
Over the years, the KDU Education Division may have grown in size and strength but its commitment remains the same: To provide quality education, be it in academics or life in general. KDU believes that people should learn more from people and be inspired by their life’s experiences.
KDU is building a nation. Its nation comprises of a group of like-minded individuals with a shared vision of working together in its quest for excellence and uncompromising quality.
KEELE UNIVERSITY, UK
Keele University is the pioneer of the Dual Honours degree programmes. Having the broadest range of combined degrees in UK, the university also offers over 500 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes ranging from Medicine, Health, Social Care, Mathematics, Education, Law, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Business Management, International Relations, Criminology, Biomedical Sciences and Forensic Science.
Keele University’s partnership with KDU University College, Penang is very new (since 2009). The degrees at KDU University College, Penang have the same curriculum as at Keele University. The modules are marked at KDU University College, Penang and the results are moderated by the Keele Management School. The staff from Keele Management School visit KDU University College, Penang twice a year to meet up with the staff and students in ensuring quality delivery of the programmes. (www.keele.ac.uk)
NTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, SWITZERLAND
IMI provides a wide range of undergraduate BA (Hons) programmes for high school graduates, as well as two MBA courses for degree holders with management experience.
Students with Accredited Prior Learning (APL) in hospitality, tourism and events may apply for direct entry to the Diploma, Higher Diploma or B.A. (Hons) programmes. (www.imi-luzern.com)
The University is a progressive university, which means that we’re constantly investing in our facilities and resources, demonstrating our commitment to helping you fulfil your potential at a top-class university.
A flourishing community, featuring world-class teaching, research, impressive facilities, and a strong support network on both Hull and Scarborough campuses, our teaching skills are highly rated in national quality assessments. (www.hull.ac.uk)
NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY, UK
Northumbria University is an academic institution located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the North East of England. It is a member of the University Alliance – which claims to represent the majority voice in British Higher Education, with 22 ‘research engaged and business focussed’ member institutions educating 26% of all UK students.
In terms of student numbers the University is the 5th biggest in the UK and the largest in the North East. It also includes the North East’s largest community of taught postgraduate students, ranking in the top 10 biggest providers of taught postgraduate degrees in UK. (www.northumbria.ac.uk)
UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA
The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is an international university working out of Tasmania. The University was founded by an Act of the Tasmanian Parliament on 1 January 1890, and as the fourth oldest university in Australia, we are an original ‘sandstone’ university.
At UTAS, we continue to make far-reaching educational, cultural and economic contributions to Tasmania and the world. While we maintain a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity, our programmes and research are international in scope, vision and standards. Our family includes around 50,000 graduates who are now scattered across the globe. (www.utas.edu.au)
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
Victoria University (VU) is a multi-sector institution (higher education and TAFE) with excellence in teaching, training, research and scholarship. We offer short courses, as well as qualifications in vocational education (TAFE) and higher education. Our learning pathways enable you to move from a certificate course through to an advanced diploma, degree or postgraduate qualification by coursework or research. (www.vu.edu.au)
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA
Founded in 1991, the University of South Australia is an innovative, outward-looking university built on more than a century’s experience as a leader in educating professionals and applied research.
UniSA is part of the influential Australian Technology Network (ATN), an alliance of five prominent universities from each mainland state. The ATN’s aim is to help enhance Australia’s social and economic wealth by creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge. (www.unisa.edu.au)
MURDOCH UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
At Murdoch University in Perth, Australia, we’re proud to have more than 18,000 students and 1,400 staff with a desire to discover, use their imaginations and ultimately make a difference.
We embrace free thinking and encourage our Murdoch community to share ideas, pool knowledge and find new ways of thinking. Across Australia, we’re recognized for excellent teaching, ground-breaking research and our high number of satisfied students. (www.murdoch.edu.au)
RMIT UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology is one of Australia’s original and leading educational institutions, producing some of Australia’s most employable graduates. As an innovative, globa university of technology, with its heart in the city of Melbourne, RMIT has an international reputation for excellence in work-relevant education and high quality research, and engagement with the needs of industry and community.
With more than 70,000 students studying at RMIT campuses in Melbourne, in Vietnam, online, and at partner institutions throughout the world, the University is one of the largest in the country. It has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and research. A vibrant alumni community now stretches across more than 100 countries.