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Sultan Idris University of Education


The university was established in 1992. It was then named as Sultan Idris Training College (SITC). It was set mooted by the then deputy director of Malay schools, R.O. Winstedt as a training college for Malay teachers. It was named after the name of late Sultan Idris Murshidul Azam Shah, the 28th Sultan of Perak. The college was oppened on 29th November 1922 by the chief secretary of the Federated Malay States, Sir George Maxwell.


On May 1997, this institution was established and named Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) based on the Government gazette RU. (A) 132 & 133 dated 24th February 1997 under the Order of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Corporation) and the Order of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Campus) 1997.

UPSI is located in Tanjung Malim, Perak Darul Ridzuan. Currently, UPSI has two campuses mainly Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah and Sultan Azlan Shah Campus. UPSI aims to be a prestigious university providing exceptional leadership in education, based on the advantage of broad experience and high level of competency in meeting global changes.

UPSI is committed to making a difference in education through teaching, research, publication, consultancy and community services to achieve the vision of the nation.

Faculties and Departments

Faculty of Languages and Communication
Faculty of Music and Performing Arts
Faculty of Education and Human Development
Faculty of Science and Mathematics
Faculty of Art, Computing and Creative Industry
Faculty of Management and Economics
Faculty of Sport Science and Coaching
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education
Institute of Graduate Studies

Academic Division
Corporate Planning and Communication Division
Human Resource Department
Governance Division
Department for Development and Asset Management
Department for Student Affairs
Division for Academic Development and Quality
National Education Museum
Tuanku Bainun Library
International Affairs Division
Corporate Planning Division
Corporate Planning Division

Source: www.upsi.edu.my
Official Website: www.upsi.edu.my