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First City University College

Quality education and lifestyle at one ideal location
Recognised as a University College by Ministry of Higher Education in December 2015

What You Need to Know about First City UC

First City University College, formerly known as KBU International College, was established in 1990. It offers certificate, diploma, degree and postgraduate courses to cater to the needs of both students and the relevant industries.

The institution’s teaching and learning capabilities have been proven in its 26 years experience which it has been consistently producing award-winning and highly sought-after graduates in the fields of Design, Engineering, Computing, Business, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Mass Communication, Hospitality and Tourism Management.

First City UC is located at Bandar Utama which is surrounded by many amenities. Their new 350,000 square feet campus block, which is expected to open at the end of 2016, houses lecture rooms, studios, seminar rooms, workshops, state-of-the-art laboratories, IT Centre, library and a MBA Centre.

Built in the style of modern architecture, Phase II is also a ‘green’ building, incorporating environmentally-friendly features such as vertical sun shading and rainwater harvesting to infuse a serene campus ambient conducive for study.

Quick Facts

MQA Rating: Tier 5 (Excellent)

Estimated Fees (entire course):

  • Foundation: RM13,350
  • Diploma: RM31,160
  • Degree (non-Science): RM52,300
  • Degree (Science): RM57,020

Scholarships: Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Why Choose First City UC

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Strategic Location

First City is located in a commercial hotspot surrounded by many amenities and easily accessible by public transportation


Quality Education

First City provides industry-relevant programmes in collaboration with partner universities overseas to provide experential learning


Modern Urban Campus

Their modern ‘green’ campus comes with on-campus accommodation and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment

Popular Courses at First City UC

Accounting & Finance

Electronic Engineering

Interior Architecture


Strategically located in Petaling Jaya’s urban towncentre surrounded by commercial and residential areas, First City UC students can lead a wholesome lifestyle with connectivity via an upcoming MRT system, surrounded by entertainment centres, food and beverage outlets, and commercial areas with complete amenities within Bandar Utama.

Getting Around

  • Shuttle Buses: Free shuttle bus covers selected LRT stations and selected areas within Klang Valley
  • Public Transport: Easily accessible via RapidKL buses, taxis and MRT
  • Parking: Parking is available on campus and in Centrepoint that’s located just opposite the campus.

Accommodation at First City UC

Student Hostel

The hostel is located at Centrepoint which is just opposite KBU International College. There are 5 types of rooms that students can choose from. Each room is equipped with a study table, chair, bed and wardrobe, with a shared bathroom.

To ensure students are provided with the highest standard of quality facilities and support in terms of convenience, the Phase II Campus Expansion includes on-campus student accommodation with air-conditioned en-suite rooms.

Private Accommodation

Students can also opt to stay at various private properties in the Bandar Utama residential area that surrounds the campus. Rooms and entire homes are easily available and can be rented.

Great Stuff & Facilities Around Campus

Hospitality & Tourism Facilities
Science Labs
Computer Labs
 Sports & Recreational Centre
 Lecture Theatre
Design Studios
 MBA Centre

Take a Peek into the Life of a First City Student

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