Koperasi Universiti Teknologi Mara Berhad
Koperasi Universiti Teknologi Mara Berhad, A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is “an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.
The Cooperative of Universiti Teknologi Mara Pulau Pinang Berhad (KUiTMPPB) was established on 12 August 2005 under the Cooperative Development Department (JPK) now the Cooperative Commission of Malaysia with registration number P-3-0290 (reference no: JPK.PP: 05/01/290 ( 1) and registered under subsection 7 (1) of the Co-operative Societies Act 1993. KUiTMPPB is planned by UiTM Pulau Pinang residents to move as a business institution that provides facilities for campus residents especially students and university staff.
Universiti Teknologi MARA UiTM; English: MARA University of Technology is a public university in Malaysia based primarily in Shah Alam. Established in 1956 as RIDA (Rural & Industrial Development Authority) Training Centre (Malay: Dewan Latehan RIDA), it opened its doors to some 50 students with a focus to help the rural Malays. Since that time it has grown into the largest higher education institution in Malaysia by physical infrastructure, staff·organization (academic and non-academic) and student enrollment.
The university comprises one main campus, 13 autonomous state campuses and 21 satellite campuses. With 17,000 of academic and non-academic staff, UiTM offered some 500 programmes ranging from foundation to postgraduate level. It is home to some 168,000 students: bumiputeras and international students, in full-time and part-time mode. The teaching is fully conducted in English.