Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia Ranking, Awards & Achievements

List of Asia Pacific University (APU) Ranking, Awards & Achievements in Malaysia & Globally

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One of the criteria in choosing a university to study in Malaysia is to look at the university’s ranking, awards & achievements. In this case, Asia Pacific University (APU) has a track record of having won hundreds of awards in Malaysia & globally. APU is highly ranked by the Malaysian Ministry of Education in the SETARA 2017 rating.

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Asia Pacific University (APU) Ranking, Awards & Achievements in Malaysia and Globally

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Over the years, APIIT Education Group has secured more than 100 awards at local, regional and international level. These awards serve as acknowledgements of the achievement of APIIT and our students, reaffirming our standing as being among the leading technology Institutions in Malaysia.

The APIIT Education Group received the prestigious Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award. Only one organization was selected to receive the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award from among nearly 30 other award recipients in 8 different categories. APIIT Education Group was also awarded Export Excellence Award (Services).

The Industry Excellence Awards, organized by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI), recognizes and rewards organizations for organizational excellence including competitiveness, innovativeness, market presence and export performance. Winning the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award is a significant milestone and an honour for APU as a leader in higher education. The award truly reflects our commitment and focus on quality, innovation, graduate employability and internationalization.

Asia Pacific University (APU) – Rated No. 1 in Asia and Malaysia  for MULTICULTURAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE
(*Student Barometer Wave 2017, ‘Studying with people from other cultures’)

Nurturing Professional for Global Careers – The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing professional graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at international and international levels.

Asia Pacific University (APU) awarded 5-STAR Excellent Rating at SETARA 2017

APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated at 5-STAR (EXCELLENT Rating) under the SETARA 2017 Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). APU has maintained this Excellent Rating in the SETARA 2011, 2013 and now in 2017. SETARA 2017 5-Star Rating was presented by the Minister of Higher Education Malaysia.

5-STARS for Asia Pacific University (APU) at QS Stars Rating 2017

Asia Pacific University (APU) received international recognition by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in 2017 with APU being awarded 5-Star in four categories of the QS Stars Rating – Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating measures achievements of universities worldwide.

QS Stars is a international rating system which allows students to better understand an institution’s qualities, looking at everything from the employability of graduates, to sports facilities and community engagement.

APU is an “Premier Digital Tech University” – MDEC

APU was awarded the Premier Digital Tech University status by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). APU is recognised for its commitment in offering top-notch digital technology courses and ensuring our highly-skilled graduates continue to flourish and fill future digital job demands locally and globally. Premier Digital Tech University status was awarded by the Minister of Higher Education Malaysia, YB Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

 

As a testimony of thatAsia Pacific University (APU) is the best university for computing, computer science and ICT in Malaysia, they and their students have won the following awards:

DUTCH WORLD’S UNIVERSITY DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 2017 – 2nd Place in the World

INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA (IEM) AWARD

  • 2017 – Gold Award
  • 2016 – Gold Award
  • 2015 – Gold Award
  • 2014 – Gold Award

INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION (ITEX)

  • 2017 – 1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2016 – 1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2016 – 1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2015 – 1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2015 – 1 Bronze Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2014 – 1 Gold Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2014 – 1 Bronze Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2013 – 2 Silver Medals for the Invention, Innovation and Technology category
  • 2013 – 2 Gold medals for the innovator category

INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL EXPOSITION

  • 2017 – Gold Medal
  • 2017 – Best Poster Prize
  • 2017 – Bronze Medal
  • ​2017 – Bronze Medal

NATIONAL MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

  • 2017 – 2nd Runner Up

ASIAN YOUTH INNOVATION AWARDS & EXPO

  • 2017 – Silver Medal
  • 2017 – Bronze Medal

HEP-IPTS DEBATE COMPETITION

  • 2017 – 1st Runner Up
  • 2012 – Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition
  • 2012 – Best Speaker Award
  • 2011 – Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition

BIG APP CHALLENGE

  • 2016 – Champion
  • 2016 – 1st Runner Up
  • 2016 – 2nd Runner Up
  • 2015 – Top 5 Finalist
  • 2014 – 1st Runner-up

THE GREAT ROYAL GENDER DEBATE

  • 2016 – 4th Prize

ABB INTERVARSITY INNOVATION CHALLENGE

  • 2016 – Grand Prize

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING (IFIP) INTERNATIONAL YOUNG IT AWARDS

  • 2016 – Best Student IT Project Award

HILTI INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL MOBILE APPLICATION COMPETITION

  • 2016 – Top 10 Finalist

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES IN EDUCATION & INDUSTRY EXHIBITION 2016

  • 2016 – Bronze Award

GREENTECH YOUTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE

  • 2016 – 2nd Place

GAMIFICATION HACKATHON

  • 2016 – Champion
  • 2016 – Gold Medal

ANGELHACK GLOBAL HACKATHON (MALAYSIA)

  • 2016 – Grand Prize

ATOS GLOBAL IT CHALLENGE

  • 2016 – 1st Runner Up

JOM HACK: SMART CITIES WITH LORA

  • 2016 – 1st Place

F-SECURE IT SECURITY CHALLENGE

  • 2016 – Champion

SEDEX (SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DESIGN EXHIBITION CUM COMPETITION)

  • 2016 – Gold Medal
  • 2016 – Gold Medal
  • 2016 – Bronze Medal

DIGITAL GAMES COMPETITION

  • 2016 – Champion
  • 2016 – 1st Runner Up

INVENTION & INNOVATION COMPETITION FOR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING (PERINTIS)

  • 2016 – Silver Award
  • 2016 – Bronze Award
  • 2016 – Bronze Award
  • 2016 – Bronze Award

MATERIALS LECTURE COMPETITION (MLC)

  • 2016 – First Prize
  • 2014 – Second Prize

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC’S ‘GO GREEN IN THE CITY’ COMPETITION – MALAYSIA

  • 2016 – 1st Runner-up
  • 2016 – 2nd Runner-up
  • 2015 – 1st Runner-up
  • 2014 – 1st Runner-up

MALAYSIAN CRICKET ASSOCIATION INDOOR CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP

2016 – 2nd Runner-up

E-GENTING PROGRAMMING COMPETITION (R&D DIVISION, EGENTING)

  • 2015 – Distinction Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2015 – Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2014 – Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2014 – Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2006 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2004 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2003 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2002 – Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

E-GENTING BUG HUNT

  • 2014 – First Prize
  • 2014 – Second Prize
  • 2014 – Third Prize

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY INNOVATION COMPETITION (EIC) SINGAPORE

  • 2015 – 1st Runner-up
  • 2015 – 4th Place

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION, SYSTEM AND CONVERGENCE APPLICATIONS (ICISCA)

  • 2015 – 1 Gold Award
  • 2015 – 1 Bronze Award

BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA MUSEUM ART GALLERY “DOODLE COMPETITION”

  • 2015 – 3rd Place

1WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL

  • 2015 – Champion of Nusantara Singing Category
  • 2015 – 1st Runner Up of Nusantara Singing Category
  • 2015 – Best Performance Award of Nusantara Singing Category
  • 2015 – 2nd Runner Up of International Singing Category

CIMA GLOBAL BUSINESS CHALLENGE MALAYSIA

  • 2015 – Finalist
  • 2014 – 1st Runner-up

PATHFINDER ROBOT COMPETITION

  • 2015 – 1st Runner-up
  • 2015 – Creativity Award

MALAYSIAN/MILO OPEN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 2015 – Merit Award

UTP-HAX NATIONAL HACKING COMPETITION 2014

  • 2014 – 1st Runner-up
  • 2014 – 4th Place
  • 2014 – 1st Runner-up

CME GLOBAL TRADING CHALLENGE

  • 2014 – 4th Place

ASIA PACIFIC ICT AWARDS (APICTA) MALAYSIA (MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

  • 2013 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2012 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – 2 Merit Awards for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2008 – Top Award for ‘Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community’
  • 2005 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
  • 2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
  • 2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
  • 2003 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
  • 2002 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2001 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2000 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2000 – Top Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’
  • 1999 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’

MAKEWEEKEND ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2013

  • 2013 – Winner of Water Drone Competition
  • 2013 – Winner of Awesomeness Challenge

MALAYSIA CYBERSECURITY AWARDS (CYBERSECURITY MALAYSIA)

  • 2013 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’
  • 2012 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’
  • 2009 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’

THE BRANDLAUREATE –SMES BEST BRANDS AWARDS

  • 2012 – Winner of Corporate Branding Award in Education

INTERNATIONAL ASIA PACIFIC ICT AWARDS (APICTA)

  • 2012 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2010 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

MICROSOFT IMAGINE CUP (MICROSOFT INC.)

  • 2012 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2012 – Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’
  • 2011 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – 1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – 2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘Presentation Superstars’
  • 2010 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2010 – Top 6 finalists at World Championship in Poland
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Presentation Team’
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Implementation of Multipoint’
  • 2004 – 3rd Prize Award for ‘System Government Elections Software’

MALAYSIAN GREENTECH AWARDS 2012 (MINISTRY OF ENERGY, GREEN TECHNOLOGY & WATER)

  • 2012 – Silver Award for ‘GreenTech University’

MSC-IHL Business Plan Competition

(Institutions of Higher Learning Business Plan Competition by Multimedia Development Corporation)

  • 2012 – Merit prize for Business Idea Category
  • 2005 – Grand prize for Business Idea Category
  • 2005 – Merit prize for Business Plan Category

NAPEI AWARDS (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, MALAYSIA)

  • 2011 – Award for Educational Excellence
  • 2007 – Award for Educational Excellence
  • 2004 – Award for Educational Excellence

1MALAYSIA INNOVATION TOURNAMENT (1MIT) 2010

  • 2010 – Winner for ‘Best Animated Award’
  • 2010 – Winner for ‘Most Scariest Video Award’

HACK IN THE BOX (HITB) INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2010

  • 2010 – 2nd Prize for ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

MALAYSIA FROST & SULLIVAN TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD 2010 (WON BY APU GRADUATES)

  • 2010 – Award for ‘Emerging Human Computer Interface Technologies’

WORLD UNIVERSITY DEBATES CHAMPIONSHIP 2010

  • 2010 – Runner-up in the Grand Final

STANFORD UNIVERSITY’S GLOBAL INNOVATION TOURNAMENT 2009 (Won by APU Student)

  • 2009 – Winner for Global Innovation Tournament Global Challenge

MSC MALAYSIA CREATIVE INDUSTRY AWARDS 2009

(GAMES CATEGORY – STUDENT)

  • 2009 – Award for ‘Best Game Design’
  • 2009 – Award for ‘Best Technical’

ITEX 2009 AWARDS – WON BY APU GRADUATES (INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION)

  • 2009 – Gold Award for ‘Best Invention – SmartSurface’
  • 2009 – Special Award for Corporate Invention

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION MALAYSIA AWARDS

  • 2008 – Top Award for ‘Best Website Design’

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD 2006 (MALAYSIA CANADA BUSINESS COUNCIL)

  • 2006 – Bronze award for Industry Excellence for Education

DKSH-CSSC AWARD

  • 2006 – First Prize for DKSH-CSSC Media Challenge 2006

PIKOM – COMPUTIMES ICT AWARDS 2004 (Association of Computer Industry in Malaysia)

  • 2005 – Product of the Year Award for ‘URL Checker’
  • 2004 – Product of the Year Award for ‘Screenshield Suite’

ASIAN INNOVATION AWARDS (Far Eastern Economic Review, Singapore)

  • 2004 – Only Malaysian Finalist

PRIME MINISTER’S GOLDEN HANDS AWARD (Ministry of Works Malaysia)

  • 2004 – Top Award in Network and PC Maintenance category

HSBC YOUNG IT ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS (HONG KONG BANK)

  • 2004 – Gold Award for ‘Universal Wireless Charging’ solution
  • 2004 – Judges Award for ‘Security Transmitter & Detector’ device
  • 2002 – Silver Award for ‘Business Edutainment Access Medium’ Business Plan

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS (Ministry of Education, Malaysia)

  • 2003 – Award of Excellence in Research & Development
  • 2003 – Award of Excellence for Development of Overseas Centres

ASIA STUDENT .NET AWARDS (Microsoft Inc.)

  • 2003 – 3rd Prize Award for ‘Automobile Manufacture Service’ software application
  • 2003 – 5th Prize Award for ‘i-Mall’ software application

DARE TO BE DIGITAL PROGRAMMING COMPETITION (British Council / University of Abertay, Dundee)

  • 2003 – 1st Prize Award for a Multiplayer Online Game
  • 2003 – 3rd Prize Award for a Role Playing Strategy Game

FORUM NOKIA MOBILE CHALLENGE JAVA COMPETITION (Nokia Inc.)

  • 2002 – Top 3 winners worldwide for a Java-based e-mail client application for Nokia devices using J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition)

ENTERPRISE 50 AWARDS (Accenture & SMI Devt Corp)

  • 1998, 1999, 2000 – 3rd position in 2000 among top 50 Malaysian organisations