Curtin Sarawak signs MoU with South Korean university

MIRI: Curtin University Sarawak recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hanyang University, South Korea to promote collaboration in education and research activities.

The MoU facilitates the exchange of faculty members between both universities for research, lectures and discussion purposes; student exchange for activities related to study and research; exchange of academic materials and publications; and collaboration in organising joint scientific conferences.

It was initiated by the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE) of Curtin Sarawak’s Faculty of Engineering and Science.

Following the signing, a joint research programme focusing on aspects of construction such as the protection of construction materials like steel and concrete from deterioration as well as infrastructural sustainability has been initiated.

Hanyang University is a private research university in South Korea with a student population of approximately 37,000.

Its main campus is located in Seoul while its second campus, the Education Research Industry Cluster at Ansan (Erica), is located in Ansan.

Civil and Construction Engineering is one of several engineering courses offered at Curtin Sarawak under its Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) programme.

It also offers a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Civil Engineering.

Meanwhile, school leavers keen to pursue their studies at foundation level at Curtin Sarawak can still apply for its March intake before the commencement of classes on March 28.

To find out more about the current intake and studies at Curtin Sarawak, visit its campus for walk-in enquiries between 9am and 5pm on weekdays, or from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.

Bring along examination results for assessment and on the spot applications.

For further information on Curtin Sarawak’s foundation programmes, contact marketing officers Regine Toh, Alvin Ting or Marilyn Lim on 085-443939, email, or go to