On 15 October 1992, the Ministry of Education Malaysia endorsed recommendation from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to establish a School for Professional and Further Education. This School acts as a specialised centre for the implementation of lifelong learning programmes at the university level. This School was launched on July 1993, and known as the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE).More
Vision & Mission
To be an international centre of excellent in Lifelong Learning
To provide quality Lifelong Learning programmes that are widely accessible, customized and flexible that meet customer needs and expectations
Spearheading Lifelong Learning
- UTMSPACE celebrates 25th anniversary
- UTMSPACE introduces UTM Foundation Programme, Bachelor of General Studies, and Bachelor of Business Administration
- UTMSPACE starts TNE collaboration with Qaiwan University (Kurdistan), NIBM (Sri Lanka), AVID College (Maldives), Malaysian Consortium for Education Mauritius (Mauritius)
- UTMSPACE Johor Bahru & Kuala Lumpur offices has moved to T05, UTM Skudai and Residensi UTM, Jalan Yahya Petra, Kuala Lumpur
- Began to offer UTM International Degree Programme (UTMIDP) on full- time basis
- PUPW Programme has been agreed by JPU of UTM.
UTMSPACE set up its own learning centres in Kuching, Sarawak.
- UTM mandated UTMSPACE to offer full-time diploma programmes.
- SPACE College was formally established in June 2014 being managed by UTMSPACE Services Sdn. Bhd (USSB).
- UTMSPACE celebrated it’s 20th anniversary.
- UTMSPACE Kuala Lumpur officially started operation at the 14-storey Bangunan UTMSPACE, Kuala Lumpur
- UTMSPACE was officially registered as a Limited Company by Guarantee wholly owned by UTM in February 2011. UTMSPACE set up its own learning centres in Pulau Pinang and Kota Bharu.
- UTMSPACE took over the management of UTM College of Science and Technology and the Joint Programme Management Unit
- SPACE UTM was rebranded as UTMSPACE.UTMSPACE participated in MOHE Edutourism International Programme
- SPACE UTM acquired a building at Taman Universiti, Skudai, equipped with comprehensive and sophisticated office facilities
- SPACE UTM exclusively handled the Part-Time Study Programme and Distance Learning Study Programme for Diploma and Bachelor’s degree level
- Became the secretariat of the Distance Learning Study Programme
- Began to manage UTM Joint Programmes
- Began to offer mainstream academic programmes on part-time basis.
- SPACE UTM set up a branch office at UTM City Campus, Kuala Lumpur
- SPACE UTM started operation at UTM main campus in Johor Bahru