Varsity’s young and dynamic outlook
THE end of SPM examinations marks a crucial period for students as they must make the right decision on what to do next in furthering their education.
With many universities and colleges out there, choosing the 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 Ys 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 programmes have 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 studies.
They will also explore a selection of QIUP programmes to help them plan their future in diploma or degree programmes.
QIUP’s lecturers are passion- ate, industry-savvy, highly acclaimed and intelligent. Students will benefit tremendously from the lecturers’ knowledge, experiences and network.
Faculty of Medicine dean 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, who is Research Professor and Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology dean, 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 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 lessons that can only be given convincingly by those who have 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 allrounded graduates who not only excel in their studies but also actively participate in various con- ferences 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, that offer programmes at foundation, diploma and degree levels.
At the foundation level, programmes on offer are in Business and Science while at diploma level, Hotel Management, Business Management and Accountancy programmes are available.
A wide range of programmes are offered at the degree level, including 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.
The January 2014 intake for the Foundation programmes is now open for registration.
For more information, call 1800 88 QIUP (7847), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.qiup.edu.my
Quest International University Perak has been conceptualised to nurture Gen Ys into becoming inquisitive and socially aware individuals.