Universiti Teknologi Mara Dungun

Universiti Teknologi Mara Dungun

Universiti Teknologi Mara Dungun, Dungun is a coastal district of the Malaysian state of Terengganu. Kuala Dungun is the capital of the district. Dungun is made up of eleven ‘mukim’, or subdistricts: Abang, Besol, Jengai, Jerangau, Kuala Dungun, Kuala Paka, Kumpal, Pasir Raja, Rasau, Sura, and Hulu Paka. Kuala Dungun used to be an iron mining town in the 1940s. Iron ore was mined in a small town inland called Bukit Besi located to the west, while Kuala Dungun served as the port where the ore was transferred onto ships. Kuala Dungun and Bukit Besi were connected by a railway line that not only served the mining industry but also served as public transportation for inland villagers, the Dungun township and its businesses.

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) (English: MARA University of Technology) is a public university based primarily in Shah Alam, the state capital of Selangor, some 28 kilometres (17 mi) west of country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. 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.

UiTM Dungun Campus is one of the first branches of Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia. It was founded in July 1975 in Dungun, Terengganu Darul Iman.
 Terengganu, formerly spelled Trengganu or Tringganu, is a sultanate and constitutive state of federal Malaysia. The state is known by its Arabic honorific, Dāru l-Īmān. The coastal city of Kuala Terengganu which stands at the mouth of the broad Terengganu River is both the state and royal capital as well as the largest city in Terengganu, there are many islands located close to the coast of Terengganu state, such as Redang Island. There are several theories on the origin of the name Terengganu, one theory attributes the names origin to terang ganu, Malay for bright rainbow. One of the hunters spotted a big animal fang lying on the ground, a fellow party member asked to which animal did the fang belong.

 

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Universiti teknologi MARA

Sura Hujung

23000 Dungun

Terengganu Darul Iman

Malaysia

+609 8400 400

+609 8400 107

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