Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is an institution of higher education that produces human resources, experts and professionals in a variety of fields with the focus on the quality of graduates, quality of institutions, and quality of the overall system.
With the vision to strive to be an innovative university of global standing, UMS strives to achieve academic excellence and international recognition through its attention to learning and teaching, research and publications, social services and balance in knowledge specialization.
The university also prioritizes the personal growth of its students, resulting in greater innovation and productivity for the benefit of society and the nation as a whole. UMS is committed to education transformation to fulfill the core aspirations outlined in the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015–2025 (Higher Education) in preparing Malaysia’s youth to thrive in the complex and ever-changing future.
UMS is located at the land below the wind, Sabah. With Mount Kinabalu and the South China Sea as its background, UMS is often considered as among the most beautiful campuses in Southeast Asia.
UMS now operates at three campuses. The main campus is located in Teluk Sepanggar, facing the South China Sea, about 14 kilometres from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Its second campus, UMS-Labuan International Campus, was established in May 1999 in the Federal Territory of Labuan which is home to the School of Informatics Science and the School of International Business and Finance. The third campus was established in Sandakan, Sabah on 4 May 2006 offering courses for the School of Sustainable Agriculture.
UMS is a comprehensive university offering courses from Bachelors to Doctorate degrees in Science and Humanities.
There are 10 faculties and 4 research institutes in UMS.
UMS aims for a conducive campus which is suitable for teaching and learning activities. Among the facilities provided are residential colleges, library, chancellor hall, cafeterias, sports complex, mosque, galleries, museums and transportation services.
In UMS, we have 2 intakes for the year:-