Corporate Profile

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), is one of the public universities in Malaysia primarily focusing on Engineering and Technology. UTHM is strategically located in green sub-urban environment in Batu Pahat, Johor which is about 3 hours drive to Kuala Lumpur and 1.5 hours to Singapore via North-South Expressway (NSE).


“ Towards a world class university in engineering , science and technology for sustainable development. ”
“ UTHM is committed to generate and disseminate knowledge, to meet the needs of
industry and community and nurturing creative and innovative human capital,
based on the tauhidic paradigm. ”
" With Wisdom , We Explore. "
Developing a future sustainable technological university. 
Sustainable Technology and Transportation
UTHM Produces Professionals

The education and training practice in this university is a continuous effort to become the leader in market oriented academic programmes.These programmes are student-focused and are conducted through experiential learning in order to produce well trained human resource and professionals who are catalysts for sustainable development.

logo uthm

UTHM logo displays a proton , a book , a tiered mortar board ( levels of learning ) , a book-rest and a shield.


  • Red - Bravery
  • Blue – Collaboration
  • Silver – Quality/prestige
  • Book-rest - Knowledge
  • Proton – Science and Technology
  • Book – Knowledge
  • Mortar board – Levels of study
  • Circle – Resilient and related to global characteristics
  • Shield - Confidence

The whole concept of the logo represents UTHM as a learning institution that supports knowledge expansion and development at all levels of study in science and technology.

Blue represents the close relationship among the UTHM community in ensuring successful and resilient implementations of the University programmes as well as its education and research activities that are carried out for the benefit of mankind.

Red symbolises the adventurous nature of UTHM in exploring new fields to establish itself as a leader in the applications of science and technology. Thus , this reflects the spirit and self-esteem of the UTHM community.


The mace concept and design are based on the dynamism of UTHM in various activities and learning processes reflecting the tawheed ( oneness of God ) , in which it depicts a technology centered University.


Several traditional motif engraving designs with a dynamic combination of shapes on the mace , mirror the mission and vision of UTHM. The unique , dynamic and innovative mace design comprises three main components.

which are :

  • The head : known as the torch ,
  • The body : known as the chalice ( batil ) ,
  • The haft : known as the column.

The torch-shaped head symbolizes the University role as a purveyor of knowledge. The engraved syahadah and the five-sided surfaces symbolize Islamization and the National Commandments ( Rukunegara ). Each of the five-sided surfaces is engraved with the following motifs :

  • Crest of the government of Malaysia ,
  • Crest of the state of Johor ,
  • Crest of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia ,
  • The national flower ,
  • The Parliament.

The body , known as the chalice symbolizes the fountain of knowledge. It is surrounded by carvings of floating clouds symbolizing tranquility in the acquisition of knowledge. The University crest on each side portrays the main function of the University in pursuing knowledge.

The column signifies authority which is the foundation of the development of knowledge. Stalks of paddy portray self-esteem. The end part of the haft is supported by a time capsule portraying the transition of time , in line with the development of science and technology as the core and pillar of the University establishment.



Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia aims to provide academic programmes of high quality that are based on science and technology to fulfill customers’ expectations through excellent organisational management and continuous improvement. The University’s senior management and staff at all levels are highly committed to implementing and maintaining effective quality management by fulfilling the requirements of MS ISO 9001 : 2008.


Quality objectives are created , implemented , monitored and periodically reviewed so that they will be in accordance with the vision and mission of the University :

  • To ensure that student enrolment exceeds 90% of the target
  • To ensure that international students enrolment exceeds 6% of the current student enrolment.
  • To ensure that new research grants exceed 80% of the target.
  • To ensure that the university H-Index (SCOPUS) increases by 1 total index each year.
  • To ensure that graduate employability exceeds 80% after a year of graduation.
  • To ensure that income generation exceeds 15% of the university operational costs.
  • To ensure that complaints about the system or teaching and learning facilities are resolved within 1 month.
Gemilang UTHM Song 

Integriti berinovasi
Merintis teknologi terkini
Etika universiti mendukung visi dan misi
Realisasikan aspirasi dinamis berkualiti


Gemilang akan dijulang
Terajui aplikasi sains dan teknologi
Yakini semangat jatidiri
Saingi globalisasi
Demi agama nusa bangsa
Mendukung wawasan negara

UTHM Produces Professionals



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