Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) (English: University of Malaysia, Pahang) is a government university in Pahang, Malaysia. It was formerly known as Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan dan Teknologi Malaysia (English: University College of Engineering & Technology Malaysia) (KUKTEM).
On 28 November 2015, UMP had been granted an autonomous status where controls towards the financial, human resources and administration had been fully passed to the university.
UMP was established as a public technical university by the Malaysian government on 16 February 2002. Incorporated under the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 by the Royal Decree of His Majesty the Yang DiPertuan Agong, Kolej Universiti Kejuruteran & Teknologi Malaysia (KUKTEM) was set up as a technical university, specialising in engineering and technology. The university college operates on a temporary campus in Gambang, Pahang. The temporary campus was formerly an industrial complex owned by MEC. The university's permanent campus is located in Pekan, which is under construction.
On 8 October 2006, the Malaysian government agreed to rename KUKTEM to Universiti Malaysia PahangK
The university consists of 18 departments/units and 10 faculties (some are known as centres).Departments/units
Human Resources Department
Academic Staff Development Centre
Corporate Communication Unit
Academic Management Office
Student Affairs Department
Information & Communication Technology Centre
Knowledge Management Centre
Research Management Centre
Office of Development & Asset Management
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
Faculty of Industrial Sciences & Technology
Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Faculty of Civil & Earth Resources Engineering
Centre for Modern Language & Human Sciences
Centre for Technology Management
UMP Pekan Library in front of the Lake.
Facilities provided include:
The dormitory is known as Kolej Kediaman in Malay (Residence College in literally-translated English). The dormitory is divided into two:
Student Residence Complex 1 and 3 consists of 15 blocks, eight for male students and seven for female students. Each block consists of four floors, each with 12 rooms, two study rooms and washrooms. Four students are assigned to each room.
Student Residence Complex 2 is a new dormitory complex consisting of terrace houses, named Kompleks Kediaman Gambang Perdana. It is for male students only. There first year and above male students are assigned there. This type of residence gives a special environment because students must manage the house provided to them.
Student Residence Complex 4: UMP rented shoplots to accommodate the increasing number of students. Next to Lebuhraya Tun Razak, it consists of blocks A, B, and C.
Student Residence Complex 5: an apartment style dormitory, it was the first residence complex built in UMP Pekan. It consists of three blocks: Block A, B, C, D, and E is the male dormitory while F, G, H, and I are for female students. It is occupied by mechanical, electrical, and manufacturing students as they are the early group of faculties which were placed at UMP Pekan before all faculties are to be transferred to UMP Pekan Campus by 2016.
Internet access: almost all area in the campus has Wi-Fi coverage In addition there are LAN ports for students to connect to the Internet via LAN cable at locations such as dormitory study rooms and library. The university has fixed the LAN ports in every room in each hostel.
Malaysia's main ISP (Internet service provider), TMNET, provides wireless internet access service. Known as TMNET Hotspot, it provides a higher speed wireless Internet access at limited locations for 19 Malaysian ringgit per month.
Library: The library in UMP Pekan was built by a lake, making UMP Pekan bearing the nickname UMP Lakeside Caampus.
Labs (separated according to faculties).
Sport facilities — field, gym, basketball court, badminton court etc.