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AIMST University

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Type  Private
Administrative staff  250
Phone  +60 4-429 8000
Founded  2001
Established  2001
Students  >3,500
Color  White
AIMST University
Chancellor  Dato’ Seri Utama S.Samy Vellu
Location  Bedong-Semeling, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia
Address  Jalan Bedong-Semeling, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia
Motto  Educating Tomorrow's Leaders
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Aimst university


Asian Institute of Medical, Science and Technology is a non-for-profit private university in Malaysia. The university is known by the acronym AIMST University. It was established under a foundation called Maju Institute of Education Development (MIED), a not-for-profit organisation. The University was built by Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC} to provide tertiary education, particularly to Malaysian Indian students in the medical, science and engineering fields and business management.

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AIMST University is registered with the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia, under Sections 38 and 39 of the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act of 1996. It formally began operations on 30 October 2001, coinciding with its registration with the Department of Private Education under the Ministry of Higher Education. The university offers more than 32 degree programmes at the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The programmes are accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) & Ministry of Higher Education (Malaysia) (MOHE) and recognised by the Public Services Department (JPA) Aimst was rated tier 4 (Very Good) for Malaysia Quality Agency (MQA) SETARA Rating 2013. Aimst also was rated tier 4 for Malaysia Quality Agency (MQA) D-SETARA Rating 2013 for Medical, Pharmacy and Dentist.

Aimst university 9th convocation ceremony 2016


History

Samy Vellu during the 51st MIC General Assembly announced the opening of new university. The University was established by the MIC education arm, MIED Foundation (Maju Institute of Education Development). An application was submitted on the same day to set up AIMST at Sungai Petani, Kedah. The local firm of architects, Hijjas Kasturi Associates Bhd. was appointed by MIED as the Master Planner for the University and TMI-Nusantara (M) Sdn. Bhd. as the overall Project Manager and KPK QS as the Quantity Surveyors.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Allied Health Professions
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering & Computer Technology
  • Faculty of Business & Management
  • School of General & Foundation Studies
  • Centre For Lifelong Learning (CLL)
  • Student Accommodation

    A hostel is provided for all students, local and international. Service includes meals at the on-campus cafeteria and bus transportation to and from the University.

    Sports and Recreation

    The Aimst Indoor Sports Complex provides facilities for basketball, badminton, squash and table tennis; also available are a gymnasium and an outdoor Olympic-sized swimming pool. Occasionally AIMST University hosts regional and international tournaments such as football, hockey and cricket matches.

    References

    AIMST University Wikipedia


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