University College Sabah Foundation
As Sabah moves towards becoming a developed state, higher education has become a priority for human talent development. The genesis of the University College Sabah Foundation (UCSF) adds to the success of the Yayasan Sabah Group is expanding its role in education and people’s development. Branded as a "Green University", with its own unique Green Concept and Philosophy, UCSF advocates that future generations must be guided by a better understanding of the complex interconnected issues, challenging us today, to have a stronger commitment towards making sustainability of planet earth reality in their lives, inclusive of Sustainability Development Goals (SDG).

UCSF offers academic and training programmes pertinent to the advancement of the socioeconomic and cultural agendas of Sabah and Malaysia. A total of 17 programmes are offered under its four faculties: Faculty of Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Arts and Creative Media, Faculty of Natural Science and Sustainability, and Faculty of Development and Multicultural Studies. It is also supported by Institute Borneo Studies (IBS), Centre of Language and Generic Development (CLGD), Teaching and Learning Factory (TLF) and Nature Arts Inspiration Gallery (NIAG).

Education at UCSF is exciting, relevant and contemporary. Students are empowered with life-long, life-wide and life deep learning skills of the 21st century; learning and experiencing how to decipher information into meaningful, transformative narratives, engage as altruistic global citizens, be equipped with cross-disciplinary know-how as well as develop into creative and versatile professionals of tomorrow.

UCSF's approach to teaching is contemporary, incorporating blended learning and new forms of experiential learning models to cater to the technology-savvy youth of today. Workshops and training are held, involving institutional and industrial partners as well as professional associates of UCSF.

Strategically located at Sembulan and in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, UCSF offers a modern urban conducive campus environment with well-equipped study facilities, and a hostel located just beside the main campus.

UCSF aspires to become a boutique institution of higher learning that offers study and research programmes focusing on the sustainability of Sabah’s natural resources, cultural diversity and environment.

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  • Tun Mustapha Gallery
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  • MICE
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  • Biotechnology & Horticulture
  • Fisheries & Food Industries
  • Properties Development
  • Oil, Gas & Energy
  • Manufacturing

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  • Conservation & Environmental Management
Contact Us

+(60) 88 326300
+(60) 88 326424
Menara Tun Mustapha
Yayasan Sabah Group Headquarters Complex
Likas Bay
P. O. Box 11623
88817 Kota Kinabalu