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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman


UTAR Kampar Campus

UTAR’s main campus in Kampar was built on a 1300-acre piece of land donated by the Perak State Government. It is located in the growing township of Bandar Barat Kampar in Perak. Strategically located off the North-South highway, Kampar Campus is 190 km from Kuala Lumpur which is slightly over two hours away from the city by car. The Campus welcomed its first intake of students in May 2007.

Flanked by picturesque mountains, dotted with scenic lakes and located within a growing township, Kampar Campus offers a conducive and serene learning environment. This Campus features modern educational facilities and provides students with access to some of the latest learning technologies and research innovations. In addition, the Campus has facilities for sports such as football, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and a gymnasium. The spacious campus grounds are also ideal for jogging and cycling.

The following faculties are located in UTAR Kampar Campus:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FAS)
  • Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF)
  • Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT)
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Technology (FICT)
  • Faculty of Science (FSc)
  • Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS Kampar)
  • Centre for Extension Education (CEE Kampar)
  • Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS Kampar)

The construction of Phase Two of the Kampar campus was completed in mid- 2012. With the completion of Phase Two, there are now 15 buildings in this lake-view campus including a grand hall with a seating capacity of 4,000, lecture theatres, tutorial rooms, a cafeteria, and the creation of more parking spaces.

Visitors to the panoramic UTAR Kampar Campus will unmistakably catch a glimpse of the exceptionally striking grand hall erected with architectural finesse on a 12,000-square metre plot of land. This palatial hall was built to commemorate UTAR's 10th anniversary and it was named after its illustrious founder, YABhg Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik who is now the Chancellor of UTAR.

Dewan Tun Dr. Ling Liong Sik  
Another unique feature in Kampar Campus is a pair of bronze sculptures; one of Confucius and the other of Einstein. These two imposing sculptures are located in front of Heritage Hall and weigh a total of 580kg. These sculptures symbolise UTAR's belief in the universality of learning and thinking with the convergence of wisdoms from both the East and the West.  
The bronze sculptures  
Amid the lush greenery and pristine lakes on campus is the UTAR Bird Sanctuary which is a heronry located on a small island in the middle of the lake on campus. There are about 5 species of herons breeding in this heronry. Besides these breeding birds, the campus is also surveyed to have an impressive 100 species of birds.  
UTAR Bird Sanctuary  
Lakeside view of Kampar Campus  
Heritage Hall  
Teaching & Learning Complex I  
Student Pavilion I  
Faculty of Science /
Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology
University Administration Block  
Library  
Faculty of Business and Finance  
Teaching & Learning Complex II 
Engineering Workshop  
Student Pavilion II  
Faculty of Information and Communication Technology /
Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research Labs  

Faculty of Arts and Social Science /
Institute of Chinese Studies 
Book shop  
Wellness centre  
Campus gym