Student and Alumni Testimonials


Malaysian Students

Tan Li Yu 陈立豫 

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Journalism in Chinese Media

UTAR's Journalism in Chinese Media students have created a campus news website for students who wish to share their writings to more readers.

Kiu Khai Jian 邱凯建 

Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Broadcasting

No matter how hard it is, UTAR always be my choice. 

Tan Ling Thye 陈霖泰 

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Hons)

Every time you decide, you shift. Go for it. Whether it ends ‘good' or ‘bad', it was an experience. UTAR, my choice, my chance, my lessons, my life.

Lee Jie Anne 李洁恩 

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Quantity Surveying 

UTAR has given me the opportunity to explore the potential within myself in learning and I was thoroughly impressed by the vocational attitude shown by the lecturers and staff in UTAR. .

Chiew Bor Jinn 赵伯晋 

Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)

The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same, but UTAR lead to the road of success.

Cheng Ker Sin 钟可歆 

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Winners never quit, quitters never succeed. 

Ho Xiang Qing 何祥庆 

Foundation in Arts

Adequate of citation and activity of clubs created an atmosphere which made students can balance both studies and co-curricular in their university life.

Kishan Kumar a/l Selva Rajah 

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S)

Joining UTAR for my degree was a big step for me and it was a right decision. I was afraid that I wouldn’t fit in easily, but I was proven wrong. The students here are very supportive and the staffs are friendly plus helpful. The environment here is perfect for studying and their facilities are all functional to help us students. UTAR will definitely provide quality education and a memorable student experience.

International Students
Yin Shiqiang  
Institute of Chinese Studies

"Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures, religions and food. I have learnt to appreciate the uniqueness and respect the differences and the similarities among the Malaysian citizens. The most interesting aspect of Malaysia is the concept of oneness where Malaysians celebrate all the festivals together."

May Thu Htet, Myanmar  

UTAR welcome international student from all over the world. UTAR provide excellent platform to improve our social skill, knowledge and lead us to better career pathway. Thanks UTAR for all of the support especially in providing financial aid for me. My experience in UTAR was great and I am proud to be UTARian.

Ahmed Ibrahim Hussain Hamza, Sudan  

UTAR not only focus on student academic quality but also emphasize on softskill and co-curriculum. I'm not facing any difficulties in communication as Malaysian can speak English very well and expenditure at Malaysia is affordable. I complete my internship at Japan. It was great experience for me to explore and grew a lot during my study in UTAR.

Hou Chaoping  
Centre of MBA Studies

"UTAR provides me with diverse learning resources and abundant foreign exchange opportunities. The strong academic atmosphere and beautiful environment attract me to stay back and pursue my MBA. I believe that international vision and proficiency in English I learned will become my most advantageous assets in the future."

Anja Maria Bodensteiner  
Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology

"It is an experience of a life time. It is truly welcoming to learn a new language and to experience new cultures. UTAR has provided me with fresh insights and progressive perspectives, and I learn new things every day."  

Ileladewa Oluwatimihin Adekunle
Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

"This is an opportunity for a change in my life in a foreign country and in a completely different environment. I am looking forward to a rewarding environment to learn and experience new cultures and insights in Malaysia."

Karyn Denise Dula Magno  
Faculty of Arts and Social Science

"I chose UTAR because it is one of the few universities in Malaysia that offers a degree in Journalism. UTAR has a wider range of subjects which helps you not only at your course but also when you step out into the working world. They make you experience the course, not just merely teaching it."

Kiran Saba Anwar
Faculty of Arts and Social Science

"The main reason for selecting UTAR is because of its high standard of teaching quality, state-of-the-art facilities including the library and academic buildings. And the degrees are designed in a way that it ensures the students are equipped with the cutting-edge skills and knowledge they need to secure a position in their chosen profession." 

Seifaddin Zeyad Mahmoud Hararah
Faculty of Science

"I choose UTAR because UTAR is one of the eight Malaysian universities to get into the THE World University Rankings 2018 Top 1,000 list. Therefore, I am confident that I am receiving a quality education here in UTAR, Malaysia."

Yan, LuiYa, China  

Studied high school in Malaysia and the school counsellor recommended me to Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). I'm confidant to say that UTAR has made me became a better person. It helped me developed a positive attitude toward my studies and discover more about myself, despite facing a lot of challenges the beginning stage of study. 

The major challenge was the language barrier, which the class were conducted in English. I feel so grateful that my friends and lecturer assisted and guided me patiently throughout the journey. Currently, I continue my MBA in UTAR and I will keep strive forward.

Outstanding Alumni

  Mr. Quek Shio Chuan
Film Director

Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Broadcasting

  Mr. West Wong
Human Calculator

             Bachelor of Science (Hons)               Actuarial Science

  Ms. Karen Kong Chen Tshe

     Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)       Accounting