Published: 18 December 2015
ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES:
UTHM provides quality and affordable accommodations off campus for international students. From single room halls to family houses, every accommodation is situated within Parit Raja town and Batu Pahat district. For the list of private accommodations provided off-campus please refer:
Lecture Halls & Tutorial Room
For the purpose of teaching and learning activities, the University provides convenience lecture halls, examination halls, classrooms, and seminar rooms. These fully air-conditioned rooms are all equipped with teaching aids. Lecture Halls & tutorial rooms can be booked from the Academic Management Office and Centre for Postgraduate Studies.
Bus and van services are provided for off-campus university residential colleges. The services are available from 7.30 am to 11.30 pm daily. Inter-city buses can be found at Batu Pahat Express Bus Terminal which is a 30-minute drive from campus.
For private hire taxis please call +607 453 8637
The nearest airport is Senai International Aiport which is a 1-hour drive from the UTHM Campus.
Cafeteria and Canteen
There are many cafeterias and canteens located around the University premises for staff and students to have meals, enjoy social gatherings, organize meetings and discussions, etc.
Banking facilities are available in and around the campus by various banks, including Bank Muamalat, CIMB, Public Bank, maybank and HSBC Bank, among others.
Bank Muamalat is the bank that provides financial services inside campus. Other ATM facilities..
There are also various banks that are available within the Parit Raja town which are CIMB Bank, Maybank, Public Bank and Bank Rakyat.
More international banks can also be found in Batu Pahat.
Mini Post Office
This facility provides easy international access for foreign students to communicate with their family members in their home countries.
The post office is available inside UTHM Campus. The post office provide regular local and international mail services as well as services for bill payment.
For Pos Malaysia Courier Services, please visit: Pos Laju Courier Services
For Pos Malaysia Online Services, please visit: Pos Malaysia Online Services
Sports & Recreation
Among the sports and recreational facilities provided by the University are a stadium with track and field facilities, football field, rugby field, hockey field, netball court, handball court, volleyball court, sepak takraw & badminton hall, basketball court, wall climbing, golf driving range, Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis court and futsal court. UTHM Is well known for its traditional martial arts “Silat” expertise which is renowned internationally. UTHM is also very competitive in Rowing competitions internationally.
Clubs and Societies
More than 30 clubs and societies are registered in UTHM. International students are welcomed to join these clubs and societies to share their own experiences, knowledge and cultures with other students.
Medical and Health Services
The University Health centre (known as the PKU) provides health and medical services, including emergency services aqnd outpatient treatment. The centre also provides an ambulance service. All International Students must undergo health screening conducted by the PKU as required by the Malaysian Immigration Department.
Many medical clinics and pharmacies are available in Parit Raja town. The nearby public hospital is 30-minute drive from UTHM campus. 2 private hospitals, Pantai Hospital Batu Pahat and Putra Specialist Hospital, are also available in Batu Pahat.
For more information about University Health Centre, please visit: UTHM Health Centre
The Tunku Tun Aminah Library
The library has 16,000 square meters floor area and can fill as many as 300,000 volumes collections. Currently the library holds more than 180,000 copies of books, 7,000 titles of thesis, 300 titles of journals, 40 titles of magazines, 20,000 copies of audio-visual material, 27 online databases and 4 e-books services.
The library website can be accessed: Tunku Tun Aminah Library
Student Services Kiosk and Mini Markets
For your convenience, self service kiosks and mini markets are available on campus, offering basic necessity items, such as stationary, magazines, books, newspapers as well as food and drinks at reasonable prices.
Career Guidance and Counselling Services
The University also provides its students with Career Guidance and Counselling services through its Student Development and Counselling Centre. Experienced counsellors are available to assist international students with academic and personal matters during their period of study at the University. This will enable them to focus on their academic pursuits.
On-campus residential colleges are available to provide accommodation for local and international students. They are equipped with facilities such as wi-fi access, cafeterias, student lounges, cyber cafes and mini markets. On-campus accommodation is not guaranteed for international students. In view of the limited place, priority is always given to new students. All first year undergraduate students are eligible to stay on-campus.