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KDU University College - Penang Campus

Pulau Pinang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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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 a wide range of internationally recognised industry-driven academic programmes, from Certificate to Diploma and Degree levels. All the programmes are internationally affiliated with top universities around the world including Keele University and Northumbria University from United Kingdom and Swiss IMI, Switzerland.

Since its inception in 1991, KDU College Penang has proudly produced more over 18,000 alumni from 64 countries around the world. Many of its students have successfully emerged as top students and gone on to excel in various professions, bearing testament to its high standards of academic excellence.

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 to cater for a growing student population. It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including 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 for the convenience of students. Adding to the learning facilities are spaces for relaxation and casual discussions. At the ground level of the campus, there is a gym, pool table and cafeteria serving hot food, snacks and beverages.

KDU College Penang is strategically located in the city of George Town with easy accessibility. It is walking distance to many modern conveniences such as dining outlets, hypermarket and hospitals, with many more options approximately 10 minutes’ drive away. The UNESCO World Heritage Site with its rich collection of historic buildings is just minutes away, where students have the opportunity to appreciate the architectural diversities representing Penang’s multi-multiculturalism.

Accommodation

KDU College Penang offers student accommodation which is conveniently located within the vicinity of the college. The double-storey houses and apartments are fully furnished and within walking distance to the college. The Student Service Department (SSD) assists 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 located in Jalan Solok Larut. This hostel is around 10 minutes walking distance to the campus. Various eateries and convenience shops are located nearby to cater to the needs of the residents of this hostel. The hostel is furnished with basic amenities, cooking stove, water heater and washing machine.

Tanjung Pura is located in Jalan Logan. This hostel is within 10 minutes walking distance to the campus. Like our other hostels, it is near to various eateries and convenience shops. This hostel as well as other KDU hostels are furnished with basic amenities, cooking stove, water heater and washing machine.

Located along Jalan Logan, Desa Samudra together with other hostels, is within 10 minutes walking distance to the campus as well. Like the other hostels along Jalan Logan, the hostel will be furnished with basic amenities, washing machine, cooking stove and water heater.

Also located along Jalan Logan. Damai Villa is within 10 minutes walking distance to the campus. Like our other hostels, it is near to various eateries and convenience shops. This hostel as well as other KDU hostels are furnished with basic amenities, cooking stove, water heater and washing machine.

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 - Walls are decorated with wall stickers to create a more relaxing atmosphere. It is also equipped with shoe racks for students to store their shoes. 

Dining area - Students have their meals here or they can also gather around and chit chat here. 

Kitchen - Students can cook their meals here.

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 conductive for studying.

Common Area -

  • Foyer area for parents/guardians to wait for their children. 
  • TV lounge & laundry room are located at the ground floor.
  • Study room provided is air conditioned and is open for use by all hostel residents. 
  • Kitchen is on the ground floor. Refrigerators & microwaves are divided into for halal use and non-halal use. 

Unit Features:

  • Each unit will have their own living room.
  • Intercom connected to the guard post and warden office.
  • Each unit will also have their own dry kitchen. 
  • There will be 2 bathrooms in each apartment unit. One for the master bedroom and another 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)

Additional info

Early Bird Discount of RM 2000 until 20th December 2015.

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Courses available 24

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 1 Mass Communication & Media 2

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