Universiti Teknologi Mara Kota Kinabalu

Universiti Teknologi Mara Kota Kinabalu

Universiti Teknologi Mara Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu (Malaysian pronunciation: [ˈkota kinaˈbalu], Jawi: ‬, Chinese: ; pinyin: Yàbì), formerly known as Jesselton, is the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia and the capital of the Kota Kinabalu District. It is also the capital of the West Coast Division of Sabah. The city is located on the northwest coast of Borneo facing the South China Sea. The Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park lies to its west and Mount Kinabalu, which gave the city its name, is located to its east. Kota Kinabalu has a population of 452,058 according to the 2010 census; when the adjacent Penampang and Putatan districts are included, the metro area has a combined population of 628,725.

In March 1973, ITM Sabah Branch was established with the cooperation and support from the Sabah Foundation and State Government. The temporary campus was in Sembulan and the first intake in July of that year comprised 159 students. On 17 August of the same year, the campus was officially open by the then Chief Minister of Sabah. Then in January 1982, a large majority of the student population was transferred to the permanent campus at Kuala Menggatal after the completion of its hostel blocks and other facilities. The move was completed in 1991 and now the university is known as UiTM Sabah.


To establish UiTM as a premier university of outstanding scholarship and academic excellence capable of providing leadership to Bumiputeras’s dynamic involvement in all professional fields of world-class standards in order to produce globally competitive graduates of sound ethical standing.


To enhance the knowledge and expertise of Bumiputeras in all fields of study through professional programmes, research work and community service based on moral values and professional ethics.


» To provide maximum opportunities for bumiputeras to pursue professionally-recognised programmes of study in science, technology, industry, business, arts and humanities.

» To provide quality and innovative programmes of study relevant to current market needs and customer demands, and in line with policies of national development.

» To establish a human resource development programme as a tool for the assimilation of a value system within the university community.

» To ensure that UiTM graduates are adequately prepared to join the local as well as the global workforce.

» To establish UiTM as a centre of excellence that is accountable for the effective and efficient management of its human resources, finances and assets in order to achieve its educational objectives, while playing its role as a catalyst in community development.

Rektor (DM53)
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Kampus Negeri Sabah
Beg Berkunci 71
EMEL – hasli775@sabah.uitm.edu.my

E-mel: akrosline@sabah.uitm.edu.my

Telefon: 088 – 513 880 (PA) / 088 – 513 854

Fax: 088 – 513 855

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