Universiti Putra Malaysia Di Sarawak
Universiti Putra Malaysia Di Sarawak, it was operational again in November 2001, based on UPM 2001-2010 third strategic plan which was to upgrade UPM into an international center for agriculture, bioresource studies and services. UPMKB’s main focus is in agribio fields such as agriculture, forestry, fishery, livestock, food and environment.
The Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus’ (Malay: Universiti Putra Malaysia Kampus Bintulu or UPMKB’) is a branch campus of Universiti Putra Malaysia located in Bintulu, Sarawak. The campus was reopened in November 2001 based on the third objective of UPM’s 2001-2010 planning strategy, which is to upgrade UPM’s ability as an internationally acclaimed Centre of Study, Agricultural and Biosource Services.
UPMKB is situated 13 kilometers from the town of Bintulu, and is surrounded by an environment rich in flora and fauna, and this natural abundance is fully utilized to affirm UPM’s mission to further explore the fields in agriculture and biosource. This campus covers an area of 715.16 hectares and will be able to accommodate up to 5000 students by the year 2010.
UPMKB is not a new name amongst the nation’s institutions of higher learning. In fact, it is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Sarawak. The history of UPMKB can be traced back to August 10, 1974, when it was a temporary campus under the National Resources Training Centre in Semenggok, Kuching. The campus relocated to its permanent site in Bintulu, Sarawak in June, 1987. On 27 August 1987, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia Sarawak was officially established as a branch campus through the under 3 centres of learning – Applied Sciences, Basic Sciences and Social Sciences and Management. Three Diploma-level programs were on offer; the Diploma in Agriculture, Diploma in Forestry and Diploma in Agribusiness programs, as well as an initiation program.
Vision | Mission | Client Charter
Our mission is to be a central Regional Centre of Higher Education contributing to the development of intellectual environment, human resources and socio-economy specifically for Sarawak and generally for Malaysia.
Our vision is to be an outstanding regional centre of reference in Agribio education, research and services in Borneo.
We are committed in generating quality human capital, research output and professional services in Agribio by providing :
Sufficient infrastructure and expertise for research and development
Conducive teaching and learning environment
Efficient and effective professional services to meet customers’ satisfaction
Training and consultancy services towards regional development and expansion of knowledge