About Us


The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was formally incorporated on 16th February 1984, with the unique mission to provide academic excellence in the areas of business management education, IT and quality management. Faced with this challenging task, the University has, since its inception, ensured that its academic niche areas are focused on such disciplines as management, accountancy, economics, information technology, entrepreneurial development, tourism management, banking and finance, social development, human resources development and international affairs management. For more information go to UUM website.

The College of Arts and Sciences (UUM CAS) was formed on 1st January 2008 with the merger of the Faculties of Information Technology, Economics, Humanities and Social Development, Cognitive Sciences and Education, Quantitative Sciences, Communication and Modern Languages and Tourism and Hospitality. With a diverse mix of expertise, UUM CAS aims to serve as a pioneer centre of excellence in the fields of arts and sciences, as well as to develop competent and committed human capital to drive forward the nation and humanity at large in tandem with the University's charter and philosophy.