Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was established by the order of U U Tara University Malaysia in 1984. The university established a company on April 23, 1998.
It is in Xindu, Kedah. It is called the University of Management. In the 2020 QS World University Rankings, UUM ranks between 591-600
Four months after the official opening, the UUM office moved to the temporary Darul Aman campus in Jitra in June 1984, when the first phase of the project was completed. The first academic year began in June 1984. The Daru Aman campus is located on 62 acres of land in the city of Dala Ruman. It is located 18 kilometers north of Alor Setar and 4.8 kilometers from Jitra.
At the same time, planning for a permanent campus has begun. The project will be built on 1,061 hectares of land in Sintok (Kupangpasu District), 48 kilometers north of Alor Setar and 10 kilometers east of Changlun. This is a small town along the North-South Highway, close to Matai. border.
The UUM permanent campus, called the Sintok campus, began operations on September 15, 1990. In the former tin mining area, it was located in a lush tropical forest valley, surrounded by blue hills, and was irrigated by two rivers along the river. Middle of the campus. The rivers are Sungai Sintok and Sungai Badak.
The 580 million ringgit Sintok campus was opened on February 17, 2004 by His Royal Highness Sultan Abdul Halim Muazam Shah. The main buildings are Sultan Ahmed Library, Prime Minister’s House, Sultan Badlih Mosque, Muazam Shah Hall, Tan Sri Othman Hall, Gymnasium, University City Shopping Center, Budi· The Siswa Building, the Convention and Exhibition Building and the departments that house the college.
In January 2008, the university’s academic system was reorganized. Merged 13 colleges and merged them into three main colleges: UUM COB (UUM School of Business), UUM CAS (UUM College of Arts and Sciences) and UUM COLGIS (UUM Rule of Law, Government and International Studies College).