Nilai University

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Nilai University
Nilai University
Established 1998
Type University
Chancellor Professor Emeritus Tengku Dato' Shamsul Bahrin
Location Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Website Nilai University

Nilai University (or Nilai U) received full 'university' status and is a private university in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.[1] The medium of instruction is English. Nilai U has six (6) faculties offering diploma and degree programmes.

Campus and student population[edit]

Its 105-acre (0.42 km2) campus is 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and is a half an hour away from capital's city centre. Unlike many of the city campuses, Nilai U has, green campus.

This has led to it being popular amongst local students, and with international applicants who make up approximately 35% of its student population. These international students hail from 40 countries which include Sri Lanka, China, Kazakhstan, Nigeria and Cambodia.

Schools[edit]

  • School of Foundation Studies
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Hospitality & Tourism
  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • School of Engineering, Science & Technology

School of Foundation Studies[edit]

These programmes are pre-university courses equivalent A-levels or Malaysian STPM.

Programmes:

  • Foundation in Business
  • Foundation in Science

School of Allied Health Sciences[edit]

The School of Allied Health Sciences was established in Nilai University in 2006. Its primary objective is to produce highly competent practitioners in the health related sciences. There are three programs offered at the moment under this school: Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing, Diploma in Nursing and Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology while the Bachelor of Biomedical Science program is expected to be launched soon.

School of Business[edit]

The School of Business is one of the biggest schools at Nilai University with a student population of more than 800 students. Our student population consists of students from Malaysia, China, India, Pakistan, Khazakstan, Yemen, Zimbabwe and many other countries.

School of Hospitality and Tourism[edit]

Nilai U has one of the schools in the field of hospitality and tourism. It has six kitchens, and a 100-seater formal dining restaurant. The kitchens are over 5,000 sq ft (460 m2) and this includes a 100-seater demonstration kitchen where invited industry experts share their expertise with students.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences[edit]

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences comprises the Department of Languages and the Department of Social Sciences. The school offers two programmes – the Intensive English Programme and the American Degree Program.

School of Engineering, Science & Technology[edit]

The School of Engineering, Science and Technology is headed by a Dean and supported by 4 Heads of Department and the respective Programme Coordinators.

Ownership[edit]

Nilai U is owned by Nilai Education Sdn Bhd with the Federal Land Development Authority of Malaysia (FELDA) having a 30% stake in the university.

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