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Why study in HCUC

Globally recognised programmes

HCUC offers 16 programmes which are approved by Malaysia's Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and its qualification agency (the Malaysian Qualifications Agency). HCUC certifications are internationally accepted by most universities.


Various partner universities

By collaborating with internationally recognised universities such as Beijing University and University of Southern Queensland Australia, HCUC offers various pathways for further studies.


Active student life

HCUC students not only focus on their studies, but also their extracurricular activities. HCUC provides the opportunity for students to gain a holistic education and access to campus facilities.


Multicultural environment

Malaysia is famous for being a melting pot of cultures. Studying at HCUC will give international students the chance to experience a diverse range of religions, cultural traditions and cuisines.


Strategic location

Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia has friendly relations with its neighbours, sharing land and maritime borders with Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines. Malaysia is also geographically close to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea.

Places of interest







Clean and conducive learning environment

- A mixture of modernity and nature

Living in Penang, you will find that in addition to skyscrapers and luxurious shopping malls, Penang is home to old rainforests that are tucked away from the busy noise of city life.


- Tropical climate

The hot and sunny tropical climate creates the expectation of an enjoyable, all-year-long vacation. Enjoying the beaches or hiking across the terrain of mysterious forest and wildlife will be a delight.


- Friendly community

The people of Penang are very friendly. As most locals are multilingual and English-speaking, it is easy for international students to communicate with them and gain access to help or support in the process of adapting to a new environment.


- Food paradise

Penang is proud of its reputation as a food paradise of local and international flavours.


- Historical charm

We are proud that Penang's capital, Georgetown is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Studying at HCUC can give you a chance to enjoy the richness of heritage and history that feature various ethnicities, cuisines and cultures.

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