Asia e University

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Asia e University
AeU New Logo.png
Motto1 University 34 Countries
TypePrivate
Established2007
Students29,000 (on-campus, blended & online)
Address
Wisma Subang Jaya, No.106, Jalan ss15/4 Subang Jaya, 47500 Selangor
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ColoursBlue, and Red
AffiliationsACU,[1] AAOU,[2] ICDE,[3] EFQUEL,[4] ICTLC[5]
Websitewww.aeu.edu.my

Asia e University (AeU) is an international university in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that offers on-campus, blended and online learning mode programmes. An institution set in Asia, by Asians, and for Asia – founded by the Asia Cooperation Dialogue foreign ministers. Asia Cooperation Dialogue is represented by the foreign ministers of 34 Asia Pacific countries, and it aims to promote cooperation in areas like education, through projects such as Asia e University at the Islamabad 2005 and Doha 2006 Asia Cooperation Dialogue ministerial meetings.

The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and other international higher educational organizations. The small letter "e" in the name of the university represents empowered learning, enhanced learning, exploratory learning, expanding learning, effective learning, electronic learning, experiential learning and entrepreneurial learning which attributes the university's missions and visions. The main campus is situated in Kuala Lumpur, with learning centres in most of the states of Malaysia, as well as in other countries. AeU has a network of locations to deliver undergraduate, postgraduate and executive development programmes.

Faculties[edit]

There are five schools under Asia e University:[6]

  • School of Management
  • School of Education and Cognitive Science
  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Graduate Studies

AeU has collaborated with several universities, institutions and corporations both inside and outside countries in the Asia Cooperation Dialogue. Currently,[when?] AeU has established international collaborative study centres in Kenya, Somalia, Nigeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Denmark, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UK, Vietnam and Yemen.

Accredited Programmes[edit]

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Humanities)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Finance)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Information & Communication Technology)
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master in Management
  • Master of Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Master of Education
  • Master in Information & Communication Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching English as a Second Language) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching Malay Language in Primary School) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Digital Creative Media (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching Islamic Studies in Primary School) (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma Pengajian Islam

Memberships[edit]

AeU is a member of:

  • Asian Association of Open Universities
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education
  • Asia Pacific University Community Engagement Network
  • International Council for Open and Distance Education
  • International Consortium for Teaching and Learning Centres
  • Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools
  • The Association of Southeast Asia Institutions of Higher Learning

The university was founded and supported by 34 ACD countries:

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan (since 2003), Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar, Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) 2014, Former Minister of Home Affairs Malaysia.[7]
  • Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching, Doctor of Philosophy (Education) 2016, Former Deputy Minister of Higher Education Malaysia[8]
  • Dr David Richard Namwandi, Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) 2014,Former Minister of Education Namibia[9]
  • Dr Abdullah Rasheed Ahmed, Doctor of Philosophy (Education) 2016, Minister of State for Education Maldives[10]
  • Mr Mafio Matthew Mlambo, Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2015, Former Minister from the Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe in Malaysia[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Members". Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Full Members of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU)". Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU). Archived from the original on 6 May 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Members of International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)". International Council for Open and Distance Education. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Institutional Members of European Foundation for Quality in E Learning (EFQUEL)". European Foundation for Quality in E Learning. Archived from the original on 13 April 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Founding Members of International Consortium for Teaching and Learning Centres (ICTLC)". International Consortium for Teaching and Learning Centres. Archived from the original on 14 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Schools". Asia e University. Archived from the original on 11 May 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  7. ^ "Items where Author is "Syed Hamid, S. Jaafar Albar" - Asia e University Repository". ur.aeu.edu.my. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  8. ^ "PressReader.com — Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  9. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Instructional Leadership Practices of Selected Principals In Maldives: A Case Study" (PDF). ur.aeu.edu.my. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  11. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 7 January 2019.

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