INTI International University Background

INTI International University Background

INTI International University Background, The college was opened in 1986 in Bangunan Sim Lim, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. The college only enrolled 37 students at its inception, but the student population increased to 400 within 18 months.

 

History

The college was opened in 1986 in Bangunan Sim Lim, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. The college only enrolled 37 students at its inception, but the student population increased to 400 within 18 months. Enrolment continues to increase, leading the college to be re-located to Jalan Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur in 1989.

Two years later, with more than 900 full-time students, the college established a permanent campus: INTI College Subang Jaya (ICSJ). In 1991 and 1996 INTI opened branch campuses in Kuching, Sarawak and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

INTI College Malaysia's (ICM) main campus was established on 82 acres (330,000 m2) of land in Putra Nilai in 1998. In March 2000, INTI acquired International College Penang which is located in the Bukit Jambul education township. In 2004, INTI continued to expand with three new associate campuses: Genting INTI International College, Metropolitan College and PJ College of Art & Design. To date, INTI has six associate campuses in Malaysia.

On 4 September 2006, ICM received the Ministry of Higher Education approval for upgrade to university college status. ICM became INTI University College (INTI-UC).

In 2008, INTI merged with Laureate International Universities to be a Laureate International Education Group member.

In 31 May 2010, the Ministry of Higher Education upgraded INTI University College to the status of a University able to confer its own degrees - INTI International University.

On 1 June 2010, INTI-UC received its upgrades to a full university from Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin. Its student population was 300 at this time.