KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie

Our real world education prepares you to hit the ground running

In January 2015, KDU University College moved to its new flagship campus at Utropolis Glenmarie, with its state-of-the-art facilities and a contemporary teaching and learning environment. KDU University College offers a wide range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters levels, and has introduced home-grown degree programmes that are at the forefront of growing industries, reflecting its promise of being a real-world university meeting real-world needs. These include hospitality, tourism and culinary arts, game development and computing, communications and creative arts, business, as well as engineering.

KDU University College is a GBI (Green Building Index) certified-rated campus with 16.3% green footprint (local authority requirement is 10%). The tobacco smoke-free campus has naturally-ventilated courtyards and corridors, and is fitted with energy-efficient centralised chilled water air-conditioning system, Advanced Building Management System with scheduling capabilities, energy-efficient light fittings, demand-controlled ventilation, rain-water harvesting system, amongst many others.

 



Where knowledge and ideas flow freely 

Learning takes place anywhere and everywhere at our Glenmarie Campus – from nine fully equipped 250-capacity lecture halls, 60 state-of-the-art classrooms and a multipurpose hall, to computer labs, game showcase area and informal collaboration spaces. Your academic experience was designed to be the very definition of conducive.
 






A library with a stylish modern touch

Who says that libraries have to be boring? Our library comprise of a coffee bar, Zen garden reading lounge, quiet study, learning pods and most importantly, a comprehensive collection of books. Every detail of its post-modern architecture and interior design is sure to appeal to your aesthetic sense. The Glenmarie Campus library is spread out over 50,000 square feet.






Extensive hospitality and culinary training facilities

If you’re considering a career in hospitality management or the culinary arts, KDU University College’s Glenmarie Campus will have all that you ask for and more. With industry standard mock-up suites, coffee labs and dining outlets, including a fine dining restaurant, you’ll know your future working environment like the back of your hand even before graduation.
 








Living spaces created with comfort in mind

At KDU University College, we understand that a big part of your life will be spent on campus grounds. Our campus is created with students in mind, with a focus on areas such as the reception lounge, cafeteria, student lounge as well as our student village.

 




Cafeteria
Cafeteria
A melting pot of food and life, students from all walks of life and schools gather here for their daily feast.
 
Computer Lab
Computer Lab
A number of computers all at the ready for our students’ access, connected to the free high speed WIFI service available on campus.
Student Lounge
Student Lounge
A student hotspot equipped with comfortable furniture for students to ease their minds.
 
Library
Library
The Utropolis Glenmarie library is spread out over 50,000 square feet, fitted with a coffee bar, Zen garden reading lounge, quiet study and learning pods.
Learning Pod
Learning Pod
Students can have the space they need in order to focus on studies at hand at the private Learning Pod.
 
Atrium
Atrium
Wide open space often bathed with natural sunlight.
Accommodation
KDU Student Accommodation, Utropolis, Glenmarie
On-campus accommodation on a 10-acre, 7-storey block that accommodates up to 580 students which is divided into male and female wings.
Industry standard facilities designed especially for our Communication & Creative Arts students in order to give them a taste of the real-world, by working on live projects.
KDU FM – Radio Broadcast Studio
KDU FM – Radio Broadcast Studio
With top notch equipment capable of internal broadcast, students are able to host and air their own radio show.
 
The Frame – TV Production Station
The Frame – TV Production Station
There is no better way for students to get a glimpse of working in the broadcasting world than experiencing the tools and tricks behind the scenes at our TV production station.
Pixel – Mac Lab
Pixel – Mac Lab
Students are able to learn and hone their editing skills using industry relevant softwares provided.
 
Creative Waves – Radio Production & Recording Studio
Creative Waves – Radio Production & Recording Studio
Classes conducted here give students a chance to experience the process that goes behind a radio production.
Shutters – Photography Studio
Shutters – Photography Studio
The professional photography equipments available here allows students to practise in a professional studio.
KDU dedicates over 12,000 square feet of spaces solely for the Engineering centre with state-of-the-art workshop facilities and equipment.
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Lab
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Lab
With 8 electrical, electronic and communication-specific labs around, students have all the resources to execute their projects.
 
Mechanical Engineering Lab
Mechanical Engineering Lab
Students are provided work spaces over 6 specialised mechanical and mechatronics labs.
With industry standard mock-up suites, coffee labs and dining outlets, including a fine dining restaurant, students are able to experience their future working environments while being on campus.
Equatorial Mock Suite
Equatorial Mock Suite
Industry standard mock suites for realistic hands-on training.
 
Café 8ighty 7even by Coffex
Café 8ighty 7even by Coffex
Of cosy settings and freshly brewed coffee steaming in the air by the hands of our versatile students.
Atelier – Hot Kitchen
Atelier – Hot Kitchen
Students get into action in the hot kitchen, giving them a taste of life in the industry.
 
Culinary Lecture Theatre
Culinary Lecture Theatre
Top notch facilities equipped in the theatre allows for in-class demonstrations.
Dewakan – Fine Dining Restaurant
Dewakan – Fine Dining Restaurant
Equipped with elegant finishes, Dewakan is an educational entrepreneurial initiative by KDU.

Visit Dewakan for more information.


 
Avant – Molecular Kitchen
Avant – Molecular Kitchen
At Avant, students utilise the latest equipment in learning the art of molecular cooking.
Charcuterie – Butchery Kitchen
Charcuterie – Butchery Kitchen
At Charcuterie, students learn and master the techniques and skills to create various deli products.
Mirabelle – Training Restaurant
Mirabelle – Training Restaurant
At Mirabelle, students run everything from scratch while serving real customers and countering real-time situations.

Visit Mirabelle for more information.
Saveur – Training Restaurant
Saveur – Training Restaurant
Built to mimic a true fine dining restaurant, students are given real practice at Saveur.

Visit Saveur for more information.
Artisanat – Kitchen Artistry Room
Artisanat – Kitchen Artistry Room
At Artisanat, our students are trained to master the most delicate of arts.
Glace – Ice Carvery
Glace – Ice Carvery
At Glace, students are taught first hand on the art of ice carving.
 
Boulangerie – Bakery Kitchen
Boulangerie – Bakery Kitchen
Our students are synonymous with the fluffy bread and pastries they produce here at the Boulangerie.
Bacchus – Wine Lab
Bacchus – Wine Lab
Students are given a holistic education complemented with our state-of-the-art facilities inclusive of a wine tasting lab.
Furnished with the latest technology systems and machines, the Computing & Creative Media facilities provides students with experiences on par with the systems in the industry.
Area 51 Game Development Studio
Area 51 Game Development Studio
The Alienware-equipped game development studio provides students with the cutting edge technology options to work with.
 
Area 51 Game Vault
Area 51 Game Vault
Modernly-styled, students utilise the area for purposes of game testing and showcase.