Huawei ICT Academy Voice: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Established in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a not-for-profit private university owned by the UTAR Education Foundation. The university has two campuses in Malaysia which provides affordable quality education and contributes to the human resource development of the nation to help bridge the socioeconomic education divide.
UTAR is a university for the people, by the people that provides an enriching tertiary educational experience to more than 20,000 students both socially and academically. Currently, the university offers 130 academic programmes from a wide range of disciplines that combines academic learning with research initiatives through its 36 research centres.
The university is currently ranked #201-250 in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022. UTAR aims to educate and train graduates to be technology savvy so that they can contribute to the nation’s technological development. To achieve this, UTAR has partnered with many significant industry players and a beneficial partnership is the one with Huawei.
To be a global university of educational excellence with transformative societal impact
The collaboration with Huawei has impacted the students and educators from UTAR. Huawei ICT Academy Programme provided a useful platform for academics and students to learn about new technologies. This programme not only enriches students’ education and ICT knowledge but it is also impactful for now and in the future when employers can differentiate the quality of graduates with knowledge of the latest technology.
This collaboration enables educators who participate in this Academy Programme to educate their students with the latest technology update in order to increase the opportunities of employment.
To date, several UTAR students have successfully obtained the Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) and Huawei Certified ICT Professional (HCIP) certificates. Some of these students are currently working with Huawei.