Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Jeli
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Jeli, Jeli is one of the campus of the university Malaysian Kelantan. The Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK; English: University of Malaysia, Kelantan) is a public university in Kelantan, Malaysia. The formation of the university was mooted during the tabling of the Ninth Malaysia Plan and approved by the cabinet of Malaysia on 14 June 2006. The launching ceremony was held at the end of 2006 by Prime Minister, Y.A.B. Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. The first students were enrolled with the commencement of the June 2007 semester
The Faculty of Agro Industry and Natural Resources was stationed at UMK Taman Bendahara in Pengkalan Chepa until 19 January 2012. The faculty has moved to the new campus in Gemang, Jeli. The campus is located on 270 acres that includes the department of sciences and technology of FASA as well as the administrative office. In April 2012, FASA was dissolved and two new faculties were formed. They are the Faculty of Agro-based Industry and Faculty of Earth Sciences with a total of 900 undergraduates and postgraduates students. There are 74 academic staff of which 41 academic staff are on study leave, 55 non academic staff and 12 international academic staff.
For the September 2012 intake, students’ enrolment is expected to increase to 1500 students for seven undergraduate academic programmes and postgraduate programmes. There is only one building in the campus which is shared with the two faculties and the administrative office. The campus has a hall, library and hostels for the students. Due to the fact that there is only one building for the administration and academic purposes, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has to remain at UMK Padang Tembak. The faculty will move to UMK Jeli soon.
The first batch of FASA of 42 students graduated during the last convocation ceremony in September 2011.
The concept of Jeli Campus
“In Forest Park Campus”
Jeli campus is located in a rural area surrounded by hills and greenery that provide a cool (during monsoon) and very hot atmosphere. The campus holds on to the concept of “campus in Forest Park” as the core of the campus physical development even though food is more expensive compared to the Bachok campus . It is a very undevelop university.