About Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Established in 1993, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) is the first public university in the state of Sarawak. It has eight faculties and four research institutes with a total student population of more than 13,759 students. The university campus is set in an area that has been especially designated as an academic township in Kota Samarahan. It is about 15 kilometers from the city of Kuching (population 794,517), the state capital of Sarawak, Malaysia.
The campus has a peaceful country resort feel and is set among lush tropical greenery. The ultra modern campus with its trademark white concrete and green glass panels has excellent public transport connections to the urban attractions of Kuching. UNIMAS offers academic excellence across a wide range of subjects from the creative dimensions of performing arts, music and industrial design, to the highly technical skills of medicine, engineering and information technology, and the intellectually demanding fields of the social sciences.
The university constantly upgrades campus facilities to create a vibrant, social, culture and sporting life for the leisure activities of the campus community.