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Wawasan Open University

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Type  Private
Affiliations  AAOU, ICDE
Phone  +60 4-218 0133
Colors  Dark green, Light Green
Established  2006
Founded  2006
Wawasan Open University
Location  Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Colours  Light Green, and Dark Green
Address  54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Affiliation  International Council for Open and Distance Education
Similar  Open University Malaysia, Penang Medical College, Sentral College Penang, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Han Chiang College

Wawasan open university graduation video 7th convocation ceremony 25 11 2016

Wawasan Open University(WOU; Malay: Universiti Terbuka Wawasan) is a private university in Malaysia specializing in open distance learning.


WOU aims to maintain the highest institutional standards and achieved a Tier-5 or "Excellent" rating by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in the SETARA local university ranking exercise. All WOU programmes are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and approved by the MOE.

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer

Professor Dato’ Dr Ho Sinn Chye is the third Vice-Chancellor of Wawasan Open University (WOU), having taken office on 1 October 2012.


The former Chief Justice of Malaysia, Tun Mohamed Dzaiddin Abdullah, a former Chief Justice of Malaysia, was formally installed as the 3rd Chancellor of Wawasan Open University (WOU) on 7 December 2013.

Wawasan open university infomercial chinese


There are four schools and two centres under Wawasan Open University:

  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Education, Languages and Communications
  • School of Business and Administration
  • School of Foundation and Liberal Studies
  • Centre for Graduate Studies
  • Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (PACE)
  • References

    Wawasan Open University Wikipedia