Life in BPPS
Undergraduates Studies Division
UNIMAS is committed to be the priority-choice university for students. With regards to that, the Undergraduate Studies Division provides a quality undergraduate academic management service through its continuous improvement effort that complies with the MS ISO 9001:2000 standard.
The Undergraduate Studies Division (then known as the Academic Division) was formed on the 5th of April 1993, with its first residence at Rumah Setia, Jalan Taman Budaya, Kuching. Subsequently the division was moved to the Telekom Training Centre, Jalan Sultan Tengah in early 1994 to accommodate the first student intake for the 1994/1995 academic session. The division was then moved to the temporary campus situated at Kota Samarahan in mid 1994.
On the 19th of April 2006, the Division moved to permanent campus with its offices situated on the ground floor of the Chancellery building.
The Division’s main responsibility is to manage the intake of students into the various degree programs, maintain their academic records and ensure that all requirements under the university’s Academic Rules and Regulations are met before a student can graduate. In addition, the Division is also responsible for ensuring that courses conducted comply with the approved curriculum structure, and assessments are carried out in accordance with the university’s quality assurance guidelines.
The Division provides management support for teaching and learning activities for UNIMAS undergraduates. The Division’s mission is to achieve excellence in management by fullfilling the needs of its clients through efficient and effective service, as well as being an example for the management of higher learning academic affairs.
The division obtained the MS ISO 9001:1994 from SIRIM QAS, Sdn. Bhd. On the 4th of May 2001 for the Cerfication Scope beginning with the intake, registration, evaluation and certification of students. The MS ISO 9001:1994 certification was successfully upgraded to MS ISO 9001:2000 on November 16th 2007. This certification is currently undergoing upgrading to MS ISO 9001:2008 in 2010. The division is committed to the implementation of quality practices in UNIMAS to the present date. The division was also the first recipient of the Best Counter Service Award initiate by the university’s management on July 4th 2009.