Young and dynamic varsity
The end of the SPM examinations marks a crucial period for students as they need to make the right decision about what to do next in terms of furthering their education.
With plenty of universities and colleges out there, choosing the right one that maximises your potential and sees you in constant contact with the best people is crucial.
Quest International University Perak (QIUP) is a young and dynamic university with equity participation from the Perak State Government.
Conceptualised to nurture Gen Y into becoming inquisitive and socially aware individuals, this university deploys the best intellectual minds to provide education to all levels of society.
QIUP’s Foundation programmes are a great way for students to develop practical and academic skills after SPM to help them embark on their journey towards higher education.
The Foundation in Business and Foundation in Science programme has a practical focus with a range of hands-on experiences where students will gain the confidence, skills and knowledge to help them participate effectively in tertiary study.
They will also explore a selection of QIUP programmes to help them plan their future study in diploma or degree programmes.
QIUP’s lecturers are passionate, industrysavvy, highly acclaimed and highly intelligent. Students will benefit tremendously from their knowledge, experiences and network.
Dean of Faculty of Medicine, Prof Dr Alam Sher Malik is a frequent speaker, organiser and facilitator for conferences and seminars in local and overseas universities.
Acclaimed Biotechnologist Professor Dr helen Nair, Research Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology is known for her research and pioneering efforts in plant biotechnology and consults for various universities and organisations.
Faculty of Business, Management and Social Sciences, Professor and Dean, Professor Dr Ilias Mamat is a distinguished academician in the areas of Management Science, Decision Science, Operations Research, Applied Statistics, Financial Planning, Investment/ Portfolio Management and Quantitative Applications in Finance.
Dr Ilias is the former chief executive officer of PNB Investment Institute Sdn Bhd and Vice President of PNB.
Students at QIUP will enjoy classes that speak not only of syllabus, but also on life les- sons that can only be given convincingly by those who been through it. In a way, the lecturers here are almost like mentors, breathing optimism and guiding their apprentices along the way.
QIUP’s quest is to develop all-rounded graduates who not only excel in their studies but also actively participate in various conferences and educational competitions during their studies.
There are four Faculties at QIUP – Centre for Foundation Studies, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology and Faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences and offers programmes at Foundation, Diploma and degree levels.
At the foundation level, programmes on offer are in Business and Science while at the diploma level, hotel Management, Business Management and Accountancy programmes are offered.
A wide range of programmes are offered at the degree level which are the Bachelor of Science (hons) in Biotechnology, Bachelor of engineering (hons) electronics and Communications engineering, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts (hons) TeSL, Bachelor of Accountancy (hons), Bachelor of Finance (hons), Bachelor of Business Administration (hons) in hospitality and Tourism Management, Bachelor of Business Administration (hons) and the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
QIUP’s interim campus is strategically located in Ipoh, away from the distractions of bustling city life, aptly providing a conducive learning environment and lower cost of living.
Currently, the university is open for registration into the Foundation programmes for its January 2014 intake.
For details about the programmes, call 1800 88 QIUP (7847), e-mail enquiries@qiup. edu.my or log on to www.qiup.edu.my
QIUP’s Foundation programmes are a great way for students to develop practical and academic skills.