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KDU University College - Penang Campus

Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
Rankings:
  • 5 MyQuest
Campus setting Urban
Living cost US$ 288 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 10%
Institution type Private

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About KDU University College - Penang Campus

KDU College Penang is an integral part of Paramount Education, a pioneer in private tertiary education in Malaysia since 1983. Paramount Education offers the full spectrum of education services and today, is recognised for its high-quality, good-value education with an ethos of letting every student shine.

KDU College Penang offers various internationally recognised industry-driven academic programmes, from Certificate to Diploma and Degree levels. All the programmes are affiliated with top universities from around the world including Keele University and Northumbria University from United Kingdom and Swiss IMI, Switzerland.

Since its establishment in 1991, KDU College Penang has produced more than 18,000 alumni from 64 countries around the world. 

Campus information

KDU College Penang was established in 1991 in the historic Old Town Hall. In 1997, it moved to a RM20-million purpose-built campus in Jalan Anson because of the growth in the student's population. It is equipped with the best facilities, which includes industry-standard kitchens, recording studio, art gallery, design studios, engineering laboratories, computing design laboratories, boardroom and lounge, mock-up hotel suite and restaurants. The campus is also Wi-Fi enabled. There are also spaces for relaxing and casual discussions. There is also a gym, pool table and cafeteria serving hot food, snacks and beverages.

KDU College Penang is located strategically in the heart of George Town that is easily accessible. It is only a walking distance to various conveniences such as dining outlets, hypermarket and hospitals. 

Accommodation

KDU College Penang students have various choices of accommodation that is located nearby the college. Most double-storey houses and apartments are fully furnished and are within walking distance to the college. The Student Service Department (SSD) wilol help to assist students who prefer alternative arrangements by sourcing for suitable housing options.

KDU Standard Hostel (Wisma Duke, Desa Samudra, Tanjung Pura, Damai Villa & Bangunan Anson)
(Available for male & female)

Wisma Duke is located at Jalan Solok Larut. It is around 10 minutes walking distance to the campus. There are various choices of eateries and convenience stores that are located nearby Wisma Duke. The hostel is complete with basic amenities, cooking stove, water heater and washing machine.

Tanjung Pura is located at Jalan Logan. It is a 10 minutes walking distance from the hostel to the campus. Like most hostels, it is surrounded with various eateries and convenience stores. This hostel is complete with basic amenities, cooking stove, water heater and washing machine.

Located along Jalan Logan, Desa Samudra and Damai Villa, is also a 10 minutes walking distance to the campus. Like all the hostels at Jalan Logan,it is furnished with basic amenities, washing machine, cooking stove and water heater. 

 

Single Room

  • 1 single bed with mattress
  • 1 wardrobe
  • 1 locker
  • 1 set study table with chair
  • RM 1905 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1500 per term (non air conditioned)

Double Deluxe Room

  • Each student will be provided with:
    • 1 single bed with mattress
    • 1 wardrobe
    • 1 shared locker
    • 1 set study table with chair
  • RM 1950 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1575 per term (non air conditioned)
  • Attached bathroom

Double Superior Room

  • Each student will be provided with:
    • 1 single bed with mattress
    • 1 shared wardrobe
    • 1 shared locker
    • 1 set study table with chair
  • RM 1650 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1305 per term (non air conditioned)

Double Standard Room

  • Double decker bed with mattresses
  • 1 shared wardrobe
  • 1 shared locker
  • 1 set study table with chair for each student
  • RM 1455 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1200 per term (non air conditioned)

Triple Room

  • 1 single bed with mattress
  • 1 double decker bed with mattress
  • 1 shared locker
  • Foldable study table
  • RM 1305 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1050 per term (non air conditioned)

Quad Room

  • Double decker bed with mattress
  • Shared wardrobe
  • Shared locker
  • Foldable study table
  • RM 1200 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 960 per term (non air conditioned)

KDU Standard Hostel Medan Lumba Kuda
(Available for male & female)

  • Quiet, clean and conductive environment for studying.
  • Shuttle van will ferry residents to shopping center on Saturdays.
  • Facilities provided includes:
    • WiFi
    • 24 hours security guard
    • shuttle van service
    • washing machine
  • Common Area
  • Dining Area
  • Kitchen

Double Superior Room

  • 2 single bed with mattress
  • 2 wardrobes
  • 2 sets of study tables with chairs
  • RM 1650 per term (air conditioned)

Double Standard Room

  • 1 double decker bed with mattress
  • 2 wardrobes
  • 2 sets of study tables with chairs
  • RM 1455 per term (air conditioner)
  • RM 1200 per term (non air conditioned)

KDU Premium Hostel 
Female only

  • Facilities includes:
    • laundry room
    • study room
    • 24 hours security service
    • Wifi
    • dry & wet kitchen
    • vending machine
    • TV lounge
  • Located along Jalan Sim Bee, 10 minutes walking distance to campus.
  • Quiet and safe surrounding.

Common Area:

  • Waiting area for parents/guardians to wait.
  • TV lounge & laundry room are located at the ground floor.
  • All hostel residents can use the air conditioned study room
  • Kitchen is on the ground floor. Refrigerators & microwaves are divided into for halal use and non-halal use. 

Unit Features:

  • Each unit have a living room.
  • Intercom connected to the guard post and warden office.
  • Each unit have a dry kitchen. 
  • 2 bathrooms in each apartment unit. One for the master bedroom. One is the common toilet for the residents of the other rooms.  All bathrooms are equipped with water heater.

Single Room

  • 1 single bed with mattress
  • 1 wardrobe
  • 1 locker
  • 1 set of study table with chair
  • RM 2100 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1800 per term (non air conditioned)

Double Deluxe Room

  • Each student will be provided with:
    • 1 single bed with mattress
    • 1 wardrobe
    • 1 shared locker
    • 1 set study table with chair
  • RM 2055 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1650 per term (non air conditioned)

Double Superior Room

  • Each student will be provided with:
  • 1 single bed with mattress
  • 1 shared wardrobe
  • 1 shared locker
  • 1 set study table with chair
  • RM 1800 per term (air conditioned)
  • Rm 1455 per term (non air conditioned)

Double Standard Room

  • Double decker bed with mattresses
  • 1 shared wardrobe
  • 1 shared locker
  • 1 set study table with chair for each students
  • Rm 1605 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1350 per term (non air conditioned)

Triple Room

  • 1 single bed with mattress
  • 1 double decker bed with mattresses
  • 1 shared locker
  • Foldable study table
  • RM 1455 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1200 per term (non air conditioned)

Quad Room

  • Double decker bed with mattresses
  • Shared wardrobe
  • Shared locker
  • Foldable study table
  • RM 1350 per term (air conditioned)
  • RM 1110 per term (non air conditioned)

Courses available 25

Accounting and Finance 2 Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Business and Management 3 Computer Science and IT 4 Creative Arts & Design 2 Engineering 4 English Language 2 Hotel Management & Hospitality 4 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Mass Communication & Media 2

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