Why Choose First City University College


IDEAL Purpose-Built Campus


  • A variety of trees and vegetation providing shaded areas for relaxation
  • Green buildings with lush indoor soft-scaped areas, naturally lit and ventilated corridors and generous common areas for relaxation and interaction
  • Rainwater harvested for air-conditioners, irrigation system for plants and general cleaning

Campus Safety & Security

This campus is designed and managed with safety and security in mind. The following up-to-date safety and security equipment and systems are used:

  • CCTV security surveillance system
  • Smart card to access facilities: laboratories, library, IT Centre and indoor carparks
  • 24/7 security check, patrols by Bandar Utama Auxilary Police Force
  • Student accommodation with live-in wardens


First City UC is located in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, a modern and bustling 1000-acre urban township.

Utama Shopping Centre

Malaysia’s largest shopping centre and ranked 7th largest in the world

  • Shopping – local and international brands
  • Supermarkets & Departmental Stores
  • More than 600 boutiques shops
  • Restaurants and Food Courts – local and international cuisines
  • Entertainment – state-of-the-art cineplex with 25 halls; Performing Arts Centre with 600 seating capacity
  • Recreation – indoor rainforest with 100 species of flora and fauna, local freshwater fish aquarium, rooftop garden with 500 species of curated tropical and temperate plants, 36-lane bowling centre
  • Sports – Asia’s largest indoor rock climbing facility, air-rider (skydiving), flow-rider (wave surfing), futsal and baseball practise pitches, scuba diving training facility
  • Amenities – banks, medical and dental clinics

Recreation Facilities

  • 9-hole golf course with Clubhouse
  • Olympic-size swimming pool
  • Tennis, Badminton, Futsal Courts
  • Gym
  • 10-acre Central Park
  • Jogging track around Bandar Utama township

Public Transportation System & Connectivity

  • Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) trains
  • An hour’s drive to Kuala Lumpur International Airports (KLIA & KLIA 2)
  • KLIA & KLIA 2 / Penang / Johor Bahru / Singapore Coach Terminals
  • Buses, taxis and e-hailing service
  • 30-minute drive to Kuala Lumpur, capital city of Malaysia

Other Amenities

  • A 5-Star 438-bedroom hotel
  • A 4-Star 610-bedroom hotel slated to open in Sept 2021
  • Post Office
  • Police Station

International Recognition & Employability


First City UC has a broad range of industry relevant Programmes to ensure graduate employability. Our students’ education and training are supported by the following:

  • Our state-of-the art laboratories, workshops, studios and IT Centre
  • Our strong links and collaborations with Industry, Trade Associations and Professional Bodies for student internship placements
  • Conducive eco-friendly purpose-built campus with student accommodation
  • Public exhibition of students’ work at 1Utama Shopping Centre


This is attested by collaboration with the following foreign higher education institutions:

The Anglia Ruskin University, UK:
With a student population of 39,400, it is one of the largest universities in East England with multiple awards to its name.
Teesside University, UK:
With a rich history of over 85 years in the field of tertiary education, this institution has had students from 100 nations passing through its doors.
Hotel and Tourism Management Institute, Switzerland:
This institution is ranked 13th in the world in 2021 by QS World University Rankings for Hospitality & Leisure Management. It also ranks top ten for “Employer Reputation”.