SEGi University

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SEGi University & Colleges
Universiti SEGi
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Motto The Best in You, Made Possible[1]
Type Private
Established 1977
Chancellor YAM Tan Sri Dato' Seri Syed Anwar Jamalullail[2]
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Patrick Kee[3]
Students More than 25,000
Location Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Campus Penang, Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Sarawak
Colours          Blue and White
Nickname SEGians
Affiliations WACS, EC-Council, ACCA[4]
Website www.segi.edu.my
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SEGi University & Colleges (commonly referred to as SEGi) is a private tertiary institution located in Kota Damansara, Selangor. SEGi is one of the largest private higher education providers in Malaysia.[5] Previously, it was known as SEGi University College until 2012, when the Ministry of Education announced its upgrade to university status. SEGi has a total of 5 campuses, which are located in UEP Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Sarawak.

Some of their partner universities are Abertay University, University of Sunderland, University of St Mark and St John, Keele University, University of Greenwich, Cardiff University, and University of London, all from the United Kingdom; University of Southern Queensland, Australia and Troy University, and some newer partners are University of Toledo, University of Wyoming, University at Albany and Minnesota State University in the United States.

SEGi is a recipient of various accolades including the bronze trophy in the Education and Learning category at the Putra Brand Awards 2016. The university is also the first higher learning institution to work together with MIDA, to provide advisory services on human resources development needs by having SEGi to develop academic programmes that meet the industry expectations.

History[edit]

SEGi was established in 1977 in Kuala Lumpur as Systematic College. Since its humble beginnings more than three decades ago, SEGi has grown tremendously with a total of five campuses.[6]

For those working, there is also the chance to further your studies and upgrade you existing qualifications at SEGi through the Professional and Continuing Education (PACE).[7]

Campuses[edit]

Flagship Campus[edit]

SEGi College Penang Campus

SEGi's flagship campus strategically located in Kota Damansara, houses several faculties including Business, Technology and Innovation, Creative Arts and Design, and Dentistry. The newly built Kota Damansara MRT Station is within the institution's doorstep, providing easy access to students from various parts of Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur.

The campus is fully equipped with various facilities including a well-stocked academic library and swimming pool. It can accommodate up to 12,000 students at any one time. An extension building known a SEGi Tower is located a few hundred metres away to accommodate an additional 6,000 students.

Other Campuses[edit]

SEGi College Subang Jaya[edit]

SEGi College Subang Jaya first opened its door in January 2006. This 12-storey campus is equipped with a wide range of facilities to provide a comprehensive learning experience particularly for those who are studying in music and early childhood education programmes. It can accommodate up to 6,500 students. SEGians from this campus have free access to sports facilities at the 3K Sports Complex located opposite the main building.

SEGi College Kuala Lumpur[edit]

This campus opened its door since 1977 and throughout the years, it has expanded from just one building to five buildings within this vicinity. With over 35 years experience in nurturing students' talent and grooming them for job market, this campus has produced thousands of career ready graduates for the industry. Currently, the college has approximately 4,000 students studying on a full-time or part-time basis.

SEGi College Penang[edit]

SEGi College Penang serves as SEGi's education hub to students in the northern region of Malaysia. The campus is located in Green Hall, which consists of a myriad of modern facilities to provide a conducive learning environment for the students here. The campus offers a wide range of programmes at different levels in the fields of business, accounting, human resources, early childhood education, mass communication, information technology, hotel management and tourism.

SEGi College Sarawak[edit]

SEGi College Sarawak was established to offer quality education and training to prepare school leavers for the job market. Strategically located in the capital city, Kuching, it is one of the largest private colleges in East Malaysia. This is the only campus which offers law programmes at diploma and bachelor's degree level.

SEGi PACE[edit]

In today's fast paced world, it is essential for working professionals to upgrade their qualifications from time to time. SEGi has established Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) to enable busy working adults to further their studies at their own pace. PACE is a consortium of global universities from the UK, USA and Australia.

PACE offers flexible mode of study by allowing students to attend classes in the evening or over the weekend. On top of that, students can also log in for their online classes via a supported learning application anytime, anywhere.

Awards[edit]

2015[edit]

2014[edit]

  • Reader's Digest Trusted Brands-Gold
  • Putra Brand Award- Silver

2013[edit]

  • Reader's Digest Trusted Brands-Gold
  • Putra Brand Award- Silver

2012[edit]

  • Putra Brand Award- Silver

2010[edit]

  • Putra Brand Award- Bronze

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