Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is an institution of higher education that produces human resources, experts and professionals in a variety of fields. Located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, UMS has set for itself to impart high quality education to local and global community of students and scholars. Ever since its establishment, UMS has made consistent efforts to develop modern infrastructures and mechanisms, and a capable academic faculty supported by efficient management to provide an effective platform for nurturing young generations. UMS offers sixty four (64) programmes of studies through ten (10) faculties for undergraduate as well as postgraduate studies. To name a few, they are Faculty Of Sustainable Agriculture, Faculty Of Medicine And Health Science, Faculty Of Business, Economics And Accountancy and many more. Being one of the 'youngest' public higher institutions in the nation therefore most of the academic buildings are new and have been purpose built for higher education.
Tanjung Aru beach is approximately 6 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu city. The name is taken after the casuarinas or aru trees that surrounds the white sandy beach. Visitors normally come here to get the best view of sunset every evening when the crimson sun dips slowly into the horizon, leaving the immense skies a glimmering red. Dine at the various hawker stall or at open-air seafood restaurants, or quench your thirst at the coconut stalls. There are plenty of places to eat here. Take a jog or stroll along the long stretch of sandy beach in the morning or in the evening. A place where one can relax as well as enjoy breezy atmosphere, Tanjung Aru is also an ideal spot to spend quality time with your loved ones!
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park consists of two parts namely the zoological and the botanical. Both parts takes up approximately 280 acres in size. Located about 25 kilometers away from Kota Kinabalu, the existence of this park has undisputedly boosted Sabah’s tourism industry with the aim to create family-oriented park where some considerations are also taken to children’s safety and suitability while enjoying this park. Among the famous animals are the Borneo Pygmy elephants, Sumatran rhinoceros, Orang Utan, Proboscis monkey, Malayan tiger and some species of deer. While trekking along the jungle, visitors will get to the most lively section which is the aviary section, where they get to hear crowds sounds of the mynahs who excited by the visitors coming to see them, as well as the hornbill, pigeons, parrots, eagles, egrets and a lot more.
The Klagan Regency is a 4-star hotel, that offers a restful stay and value for money accommodation in Kota Kinabalu. Located only 1.09km from UMS, this hotel is only 5-minute drive away from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport. The Klagan Regency is also in close proximity to many corporate and government offices as well as several tourist attractions such as the floating mosque, Jesselton Point and Menara Tun Mustapha, making it the preferred accomodation for leisure and business travellers. All rooms are equipped with wireless internet access, complimentary coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe, flat screen TV, working desk, IDD telephone and bathroom amenities to ensure a complete comfort for the guests.
Grand Borneo Hotel is an essential part of 1Borneo shopping paradise, the new, trendy and lively place with entertainment complex, where you can enjoy a variety of culinary delights and entertainment options. With a wide range of rooms to choose from, all of them are equipped with modern day essentials and a uniquely large glass wall feature separating the bedroom and bathroom, with contemporary furnishing coupled with locally inspired interior decoration to offer a comfortable and memorable stay to guests. Also, there are an all day dining restaurant and a lounge to satisfy the guests’ gastro desire.