Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Johor Bahru Campus

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Johor Bahru Campus

<small>Universiti Teknologi Malaysia<br/>Johor Bahru Campus</small>

The Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) APAIE 2019 delegates are invited to a pre-campus tour organised by UTM Kuala Lumpur on 25 March 2019 (Monday) and followed by a campus tour in Johor Bahru on March 29. This is an opportunity not to be missed for APAIE 2019 delegates to visit our two campuses.

As one of the research universities in Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) aspires to be a well-known, innovative, entrepreneurial and global university. Its goal is to offer leading edge programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and strives to be excellent in academic quality and research accomplishments as well as students’ development both locally and internationally. There are more than 25,000 active students of which 13,780 are enrolled in postgraduate and 11,392 in undergraduate programmes respectively across seven (7) faculties. There are three (3) faculties in UTM Kuala Lumpur campus: Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics and Azman Hashim International Business School. There are four (4) faculties in UTM Johor Bahru campus including Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying, and Faculty of Science. There are approximately 5,000 PhD students and 4,000 international students pursuing studies in various fields of specialisation in UTM.

UTM has improved its performance and leaped 25 places to 228th in the QS World University Rankings 2019, making UTM to be listed among the top 23%. UTM will continue to focus on the fundamentals of quality education, enhancing academic and research capacity and instilling a strong mindset and culture to improve our reputation at the global level.


The objectives of the campus tour are as follows:

  • To introduce UTM Johor Bahru main campus with an area of 1,148 hectares located in Johor Bahru state. It is 321 km away which takes a 4.5 hour journey from Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
  • To engage with as many partners and meet potential experts in diverse fields
  • To enhance collaboration and networking
  • To gain better insights of the best practices for continuous improvement for the good of society and universal wellbeing.


How to get there

Delegates will be picked up by coach from the Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 7:00 am on 29 March 2019 for a campus tour at UTM Johor Bahru.

The duration will be 5 hours long from KL to JB and distance is about 400km (KL-JB-KL). Program will start on 2.30pm to 5.00pm because Friday is weekend in JB. This campus tour at JB will be one day programme and estimated time arrive at KL is around 11pm.

Additional Information for Planning Your Trip

Participants can plan to return home through Senai International Airport Johor Bahru (Code JHB), or participants may plan to enter Singapore and return through Singapore Changi Airport ( Code SIN). The traveling from UTM Johor Bahru to Singapore by road will take 1.5 hour or more depending on the traffic condition and Immigration clearance. Please make your own travel arrangement if you are planning to visit another place after UTM Johor Bahru campus tour.


How to register

Please be informed that there are 35 seats available for UTM Johor Bahru campus tour and these seats will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis. This campus tour is free of charge and is exclusively conducted for APAIE 2019 conference delegates. The University will inform delegates if any change on the tour.


Post Campus Tour Programme - 29 March 2019 (Friday)

Time Programme


Depart for UTM Johor Bahru Campus


Arrive at UTM Johor Bahru
Lunch and rest

14:30 - 17:00

Welcoming Address and UTM in Brief
Question & Answer Session
Tea Break
Visit to UTM Library
Photo Group Session
UTM Johor Bahru Campus Tour (Guided Tour)


Depart for Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Arrive at Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur