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Curtin University, Malaysia

Curtin University, Malaysia



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Curtin’s strong connections with industry, high-impact research and wide range of innovative courses make it a popular study destination.

  • 1 of only 8 self-accrediting universities in Malaysia
  • Awarded 5 stars in the 2015 QS Stars University Ratings
  • A 1,200-acre beautifully landscaped garden campus
  • Education at an affordable cost

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About Curtin

About Curtin

Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia is Curtin University’s largest international campus and a globally-focused institution with international students from more than 45 countries. Highly-qualified teaching staff from some 15 countries, many of whom hold PhDs in their fields, further strengthen the University’s international outlook.

In addition to experiencing a unique cross-cultural learning environment in Malaysia, students will study courses identical to those at other Curtin campuses and also enjoy an undifferentiated learning experience and similar student support mechanisms.

Curtin Sarawak, a partnership between Curtin University in Australia and the State Government of Sarawak, offers students the unique opportunity to follow courses from a celebrated Australian university right in the heart of tropical East Malaysia. Its internationally recognized degrees are exactly the same as those awarded in Australia. The difference is its unique location in the west coast of Sarawak, with 187,000 hectares of coastal reef on its doorstep and the 140 million-year-old rain forests of Borneo in its backyard.

Some More Reasons to Choose Curtin

Top Ranked

Curtin is in the top 2% of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). More rankings information in the next section…

A Global University

In addition to the University’s campus in Sarawak, it has locations in Perth, and Singapore, all offering globally recognized programs that prepare students to work in competitive markets around the world.

Identical Programmes at an Affordable Cost

Every aspect of the academic programs including course materials and examinations delivered at the Sarawak campus are identical to the Curtin programs offered in Perth. Students are able to transfer to or from Perth campus at the end of any semester should students wish. With Curtin Sarawak’s degrees being so much more affordable than those in Perth, and being of the same quality, students may prefer to complete their entire tertiary education in Sarawak.

Internationally Recognised Courses

Courses have a practical focus, offering students on-the-job experience. They will learn from experienced teaching staff and benefit from exposure to industry through field trips, internships, practical assignments, guest lecturers and networking events, increasing their employability.

Top Academic Staff

Curtin Sarawak enjoys highly qualified academic staff from over 15 countries, over 70% of them are PhD holders and have won teaching awards and citations.


When students enroll, they’ll become part of the Curtin family of over 51,000 students spread across Australia and South East Asia; and when students graduate, they’ll form part of an alumni network that stretches across the globe.

Located in a Vibrant City on a Tropical Island

Borneo. Just the name conjures up images of adventure, untamed jungle and clear ocean waters, and without a doubt this place is a nature lover’s paradise. The third biggest island on earth, Borneo is made up of 3 countries and 746,000 sq km of land. It is home to 221 species of mammals, 620 species of birds and over 3000 marine species.

The thriving city of Miri, where the Curtin campus is located is the perfect vantage point from which to take it all in. A prosperous and cosmopolitan hub, Miri is the second largest city in Sarawak and the main tourist gateway for Borneo’s crown jewels: the wrecks and reefs of the Miri-Sibuti Coral Reef National Park, and the UNESCO World Heritage site at GunungMulu National Park.


Curtin Sarawak currently has four student accommodation options: Lakeside Apartments 1 & 2 (within campus); Curtin Village, Curtin Villa and Curtin Water 1&2. Read More…

Career Support
Curtin provides a range of services designed to build students’ professional and personal skill base throughout their studies and their career planning process.


  • offers career counselling and assistance for planning, managing and developing the student-career
  • conducts workshops on a broad range of topics
  • provides students with the opportunity to make contact with potential employers, and investigates the range of job opportunities available during their studies and upon graduation
  • supports with all career and community development activities
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