The Limkokwing campus in Cyberjaya is home to 30,000 students from nearly 165 countries. Its multicultural environment enables both local and foreign students to interact and soak up varied cultures.
The campus is an outstanding landmark in the vicinity. Its spectacular facade, a multi-hued skin of sorts, features creative industries, lifestyle activities and the university's global expansion.
Through six faculties — Design Innovation, Multimedia Creativity, Communication, Media & Broadcasting, Information & Communication Technology, Business Management & Globalisation and Architecture & Built Environment — the university runs an extensive range of programmes. Its Executive Leadership College also offers specially tailored courses in leadership, entrepreneurship, finance and information technology.
On the campus are nearly 40 clubs representing students from countries like Botswana, China, Indonesia, India, Iran and Sri Lanka. Their members take part in sports, cultural, religious and lifestyle activities on and off the campus, creating a multi-faceted ambience. The great chemistry among the clubs makes Limkokwing one closely-knit family.
The campus itself is everything a student needs. Among the facilities and amenities available to students are a coffee house, a food plaza with various styles of food, a gym, a hair salon and a convenience store. Students also make use of an art shop, a print shop, a medical clinic, an eLibrary and state-of-the-art computer labs.
The winner of the Highest Enrolment of Foreign Students Award and Special Award for Globalising Malaysian Education from the Malaysian Ministry of Education and the Export Excellence Award from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the trail-blazing university has won honours in its own right. On the overseas front, it has bagged awards such as the Arch of Europe Award for Quality and Technology, Frankfurt; the International Quality Award, London; the Century International Quality Era Platinum Award, Geneva; the International Gold Star Award, Paris; and the Visionary Leadership in Innovative Education Award, New York.
The university has played host to local and foreign dignitaries. Among the VIP visitors were the Duke of York, Prince Andrew; the Duchess of Gloucester; the Prime Minister of St Vincent & the Grenadines, Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves; Maldivian Education Minister, Dr Mahmood Shougee, and Hollywood celebrities like Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey.
Fact & figures
What actually makes Limkokwing tick? International students from a cross-section of its faculties are full of praise for the creativity-driven university. Here is a list of countries on campus.
|List of countries on campus
|United Arab Emirates
|Republic of the Congo
|United States of America
Official Opening of Limkokwing Malaysia
The Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya campus was officiated on 11 October 2004 by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, YABhg Tun Abdullah Bin Haji Ahmad Badawi.
The historical event took place at the Cyberjaya campus itself and was witnessed by thousands of students from 60 countries worldwide.
In his speech, Tun Abdullah described the University as a creative wonderland.
"This is a creative wonderland. Everything is different. Everything is creative. Wonderful design..."
Students who were presented during the ceremony were thrilled to meet the former Prime Minister, who has been a source of great inspiration to the country.
More than 1,000 guests, including Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Shafie Salleh; Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Jamaluddin Jarjis; and Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim, attended the grand and colourful opening ceremony.
Other distinguished guests ambassadors and high commissioners, heads of colleges and universities, as well as CEOs of numerous companies.
Also presented on the day were the Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak, Tan Sri Alfred Jabu Numpang and wife, Senator Puan Sri Empiang Jabu who is also the Chairperson of Limkokwing University Governing Council.