Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) aspires to lead in market oriented academic programmes which are student-focused through experiential learning. The campus is located in Batu Pahat, the southern part of Peninsular Malaysia. The University’s history began on 16 September 1993 with the formation of Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik (PLSP), which trained experts in various fields of engineering.
On 12 April 1996, PLSP was upgraded and known as Institute Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (ITTHO). Subsequently, through its scientific and technological contributions, ITTHO obtained university status and became Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (KUiTTHO) on 27 September 2000. On 1 February 2007, KUiTTHO was renamed and became Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).
The University is committed in its quality management services as proven by the MS ISO 9001:2008 certification awarded by SIRIM.
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 the industry and the community and to nurture creative and innovative human capital, based on the tauhidic paradigm.”
The education and training practice in this university focuses on a continuous effort to become the leader in market-oriented academic programmes. These programs are student-focused and are conducted through experiential learning in order to produce well trained human resources and professionals who are catalysts for sustainable development.
UTHM provides several support services for its students. Some of the services offered are as follows:
UTHM provides accommodations, from single room halls to family houses. Every accommodation is situated within Parit Raja town and Batu Pahat district.
At UTHM, the accommodation where students stay is called a "Kolej Kediaman" (KK), or Residential College. The accommodation is divided into two categories, in campus and off campus. Every student who studies there will be provided with campus accommodation.