University Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is Malaysia’s 17th public institution of higher learning. It was approved by the Malaysian Cabinet on May 2001. Originally known as Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraa Utara Malaysia (KUKUM), or Northern Malaysia University College of Engineering, it was renamed as Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) in February 2007.
University Technology Malaysia (also known as UTM) is a public research University in Malaysia and a research-intensive university in engineering, science and technology . UTM is a graduate-focused university with 56% of its student population consisting of postgraduate students, the highest in Malaysia. As at 2015, UTM has more than 5,000 international students from more than 60 countries, the highest among research universities in Malaysia. the main campus of UTM university which is in johor bahro is the second largest public university after Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).