Vice Chancellor’s Message
Legenda Education Group (Legenda) is a leading tertiary institution in Engineering and Technology with an international reputation. We have an almost unique breadth of subjects available in eight Schools: Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Built Environment, Computer Science & Information Technology, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance and English Language Centre.
To help you and your family, we have produced this website which is designed to answer students’ most frequently asked questions. We encourage you to seriously consider any decision involving education and your future as this is an important commitment both personally and academically. If you join us, you will study in a dynamic academic environment, in a multi cultural community. We believe Legenda offers you all the social, sporting and welfare facilities required to make your pursuit of education exciting and successful.
We look forward to welcoming you to our integrated campus in the near future and enjoying the first class facilities and learning environment that it has to offer.
Dr. Kamis Awang
Vice Chancellor, Kolej Universiti Linton – A member of Legenda Education Group
Dr Kamis Awang joined the Legenda Education Group after having served 24 illustrious years of service with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) under various capacities including as a lecturer, Head of Department, Dean of Faculty and Dean of Graduate School.
He graduated from the top ranked Australian National University with BSc (Forestry) Hons. and later with a PhD in Forestry from the same university. During his service at UPM, he was also seconded to Winrock International Institute of Agricultural Development for three years as a Network Specialist coordinating research and training in humid region of Asia Pacific region. He was a visiting Hunt Professor, at Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas for six months.
He has been a consultant to several projects on education and research under Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Australia Council for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), and Ministry of Primary Industry, Malaysia.
Professionally, he has served among others as Executive Secretary, Asia-Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI), Executive Board member, International Union of Forestry Research Organisations (IUFRO) and Advisory Council Member, Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Malaysia.