The Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology

The Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology

The Limkokwing University Of Creative TechnologyLimkokwing University of Creative Technology is a private international university with a presence across Africa, Europe, and Asia. With its main campus in Malaysia, the university has over 30,000 students from more than 150 countries, studying in campuses in Kuala

 

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (also referred to as Limkokwing) is a private international university with a presence across Africa, Europe, and Asia. With its main campus in Malaysia, the university has over 30,000 students from more than 150 countries, studying in campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Kuching, Botswana, Cambodia, Cambodia, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Swaziland and the United Kingdom.

In April 2017, the Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities (ASIC) from the United Kingdom bestowed Limkokwing University with the Global TVET Model University Award and Tan Sri Limkokwing with the Transformation Leadership in Global TVET Education Award.

 

History

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology main atrium in Cyberjaya

Limkokwing Institute of Creative Technology (as it was then known) was established in 1991 by founder and namesake Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing.

In 2002 the institute became the first private college to be recognised as a University College.

Founder

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Limkowing is the founder and president of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology

He established Wings Creative Consultants in 1975

Campuses

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology

Limkokwing University has a presence across three continents with over 30,000 students coming from more than 150 countries. It has campuses are:

  • The Limkokwing Borneo campus is in Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state on the island of Borneo. The campus was launched in Kuching on 19 February 2009, marking the second campus for Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia.
  • The Limkokwing Botswana campus is in the country's capital, Gaborone, and was launched on 14 May 2007.
  • Limkokwing Cambodia is in Phnom Penh.
  • Limkokwing Lesotho is located in Maseru, the capital of Kingdom of Lesotho. The campus was launched by the Right Honorable Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on 15 October 2008. The occasion marked the first entry of a Malaysian university into Lesotho and the establishment of Limkokwing's second campus in Africa.
  • The Limkokwing Malaysian campus is the flagship campus. It is in Cyberjaya, a township in Malaysia. The Limkokwing campus in Cyberjaya is home to 9,500 students from nearly 145 countries. The campus is the winner of the Highest Enrolment of Foreign Students Award and Special Award for Globalizing Malaysian Education from the Malaysian Ministry of Education and the Export Excellence Award from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry
  • Limkokwing London is in the centre of London at Chancery Lane.
  • The Limkokwing Mbabane campus is around the border of Mbabane, Swaziland neighboring Waterford Kamhlaba.

Courses

Limkokwing offers foundation, diploma, degree, masters, DBA, PHD, language, and professional courses.[16]

The university offers these programmes through seven faculties:[17]

  • Design Innovation
  • Multimedia Creativity
  • Communication
  • Media and Broadcasting
  • Information Technology and Computing
  • Business Management and Globalization
  • Architecture and Built Environment
  • Civil Engineering

And through three schools:

  • The Sound and Music Academy
  • Film and Television Academy
  • The International Lifestyle Design Academy

Awards

The university has been granted a number of awards

  • Global Innovation Leadership in Education
  • Outstanding Achievement in Web Development for Education Standard of Excellence, Portal Standard of Excellence, University Standard of Excellence
  • The International Arch of Europe Award for Quality, Leadership, Technology and Innovation a vanity award
  • The Commander of the Most Meritorious Order of Mohlomi by His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho

Consortium

The consortium is made up of institutions that partner with Limkokwing University. These include:

  • RMIT University
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of East London
  • The Robert Gordon University
  • Anglia Ruskin University

Industry partners

Limkokwing through its training arm, Malaysia Design Innovation Centre (MDI), has signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) with many industry partners. One of the objectives is to lend support to state governments, quasi-government organisations, multinationals, and small- and medium-size industries or enterprises in enhancing their creative capacity.

Through the resources of the university and MDI, the partners co-operate in areas such as brand development, packaging design, and research and development.

Rankings

Year Rank Valuer
2012 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings
2013 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings
2014 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings
2015 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings