University of Technology, Malaysia is also known as UTM. It is a public university located in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. However it also has a branch campus located in Kuala Lumpur. This university is dedicated as a public research university in Malaysia as well as a research-intensive university in engineering, science and technology.
UTM focuses on production of graduates. They now stand at 56% of its student population consisting of postgraduate students. It is now the highest number in Malaysia. As of 2015, UTM has more than 5000 international students. This number varies from countries all over the world. They are considered to be the largest research university in Malaysia.
UTM has an onsite hostel blocks that are able to cater for 17,500 students. At their hostels there are facilities such as cafeteria, multipurpose hall, Muslim prayer room, tennis court and many other.
Some of the faculties that are offered at this university are the faculty of science, faculty of education, faculty of civil engineering, language academy and many more. They also offer a continuing education, joint programmes, innovation centre and also networking. Networking is where the university would collaborate with organizations for projects, study visits and many other functions.
In 2018, the university now stands at the ranking number 253 in the QS World University Rankings. It has gone up the ladder each year since 2012.
If someone were to drive from Kuala Lumpur, they may take the North South Expressway. They may head south and head towards Johor. From there they will need to take the exit 254 that heads to Skudai / Pontian / UTM. It will take around 3 hours and 21 minutes to reach the university. It is around 340 kilometres far.
One may take a bus to Johor Bharu from Kuala Lumpur. By going to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, one may choose any bus company that make a trip to Johor Bharu. Some of them are Inter Top, Kejora Masyhur and many more. The cost per way is around RM34.
Johor Premium Outlet or also known as JPO is a shopping area in Johor Bharu Malaysia. In South East Asia, JPO is the first luxury premium brand outlet. The outlet houses many famous brands such as Cotton On, Louis Vuitton, Coach and also to the more sporty brands such as Puma, Adidas and Nike. Many would come here to get items that are on sale or are sold at wholesale prices. It has become one of the most visited place in Malaysia.
This hotel is 2.69 kilometres away from the university therefore it is a great choice for those who wish to visit the university. It is also very close to JPO with the distance of 7.7 kilometres only. Other than that, the hotel has 24 hours reception as well as Wifi.
This is a 5 star hotels that is located 1.49 kilometres away only from the university. It is also only 6.05 kilometres away from JPO. The hotel is very luxuries and is a suitable place to get pampered. They have all the services and facilities to make every guest feel like a royalty. Guests are also able to have events at this hotel.
This hotel is 1.83 kilometres away from the university. This place is suitable for those who have a budget when it comes to accommodations. They prepared entertaining facilities for their guests.
This hotel is 2.08 kilometres away from the university. This hotel is one of the hotels there that are affordable. They have 24 hours reception that will be able to help their guest anytime of the day. They also have Wifi in their hotel.
This hotel is 2.50 kilometres away from the university. This hotel will ensure that those who stay at this hotel will feel like staying in their own home. This hotel is also able to provide local dishes to their guests.