Olympia College
About Olympia College
Olympia College was founded to meet the growing need for private higher education in the nation and is a member of the renowned Raffles Education Group. As a reward to its standards of quality, the college has grown into a steadfast network with six campuses located in major towns throughout Malaysia.
In 1995, Olympia College has set up its first campus in Kuala Lumpur (which is also its Headquarters), and within five years, it has expanded to Petaling Jaya, Penang, Johor Bharu, Kuantan and Ipoh.
Olympia College still adheres to its fundamental principles of offering quality education at an affordable cost, providing a wider range of courses, supported by a team of highly qualified lecturers and fostering a conducive and open learning environment.
The courses offered at the six Olympia College centres in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang, Johor Bharu, Kuantan and Ipoh), are at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The qualification would lead to external awards from Australia, United Kingdom and United States of America universities. On completion, students can look forward to building careers as professionals in the following industries: Secretarial, Business, Entrepreneurship, Hotels, Multimedia Specialist, Systems Engineer, Financial Services, Accounting, Sales and Marketing, Human Resource, Administrative Management, Public Relations or Advertising, System Analysis and Web Designing.
All campuses offer facilities such as state-of the-art computer labs, library, internet facilities, model office for secretarial students and hotel mock-up for the convenience of its students.
Raffles Education Group (REG)
Raffles Education Group, was founded by late Mr. Winston Pereira, nephew of Elias Pereira, founder of Stamford Group. In 1992, the Stamford Group became a public listed company in Malaysia.
A whole-hearted commitment to develop young minds was what the founder set out to achieve when he established Raffles Education Group based on the philosophy of providing accessible educational opportunities to the general public at an affordable prices.
Raffles Education Group has formed partnerships with leading universities and professional bodies in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Switzerland, Canada and Singapore. The group is acknowledged throughout South East Asia as market leaders in the education sector, training generations of Singaporeans, Malaysians and Indians through Olympia College in Malaysia, Raffles Academy in Singapore and Raffles Education Group India in Hyderabad, India.
Kuala Lumpur
Olympia College Kuala Lumpur was the first to be established in Malaysia. It is used to occupy premises on both sides of Jalan Raja Laut, a very busy street in downtown KL.
Now, the KL campus has moved to its present location off Jalan Raja Chulan, right smack in the Golden Triangle, the business district of KL. Located next to the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, the campus is within walking distance to Masjid Jamek Light Rail Train
(LRT) station, the famous Bukit Bintang area and Chinatown. There are also several banks and departmental stores nearby.
Olympia College Kuala Lumpur occupies eight floors with more than 30 classrooms, four computer labs, two science labs, student lounge, cafeteria, a model office for secretarial students, library and media lab. Its engineering labs are scheduled to be completed by end 2004.
Petaling Jaya
A modern satellite town of KL, Petaling Jaya is only 11km away from the city centre. PJ as it is known, has now grown into a neat realm of the middle class with thriving industrial and housing areas.
Olympia College Petaling Jaya occupies a five-storey building at Jalan Barat, within walking distance of the Federal Highway, the main artery of the Klang Valley. The main bus route ply the highway while the nearest Light Rail Train (LRT) station is just across the street
from the campus. Just like the KL campus, its facilities ranges from computer labs, library lab, media lab, model offices, student lounges and also its own restaurant for the hotel students.
Within the vicinity of the PJ campus are shopping malls, restaurants, banks, hotels and a good range of shops.
Address : 15 Jalan Barat, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MALAYSIA
Dubbed the Pearl of the Orient, Penang is an island of wonder that is rich in culture and tradition. Historically, it has assumed a place of prominence due to its status as a major port.
Olympia College Penang has a five-acre campus and has an extensive range of facilities for its students that include sports and accommodation. It has always been at the forefront of co-curricular activities where staff and students alike maintain equilibrium of academia and recreation. Perhaps itís the typical Penang culture that influenced the campus environment as it buzzes with activities, be it their work, study or otherwise.
The Penang campus is only a short distance from Penangís capital, Georgetown. It is also surrounded by wonderful places such as the historical Fort Cornwallis, or beautiful beaches of Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Bungah.
Address : 46A, Lebuhraya Batu Lanchang, 11600 Jelutong, Penang, MALAYSIA
Services & Activities
Professional course consultants helping students to plan their future career
Events & Functions
The Orientation Ball
The Graduation Ceremony
Christmas & New Year Celebration
Raffles Forum
Secretary’s Week
Sports Carnivals
Industrial Visits
Recreational Activities
Front Desk / Reception
A place to focus on studies
Computer Laboratories
LaboratoriesStudents discover their talents and creativity in the IT world
Model Office
Secretaries at work
Hotel Mock-Up Room
Real experience counts
Industrial Kitchen
Hands-on practical training
Serious discussions
Variety of good food
Basketball Court
Healthy physique with healthy mind
Relaxation time
Affiliated Universities / Institutions
Nottingham Trent University (NTU), United Kingdom
University of Bradford, United Kingdom
Institute of Administrative Management (IAM), United Kingdom
Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS), United Kingdom
Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia
World Education Council (WEC)
Hawaii Pacific University(HPU)
University Of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Courses & Programmes Offered
1) Olympia Certificate In Hotel Operations
2) Olympia Diploma In Business Studies
3) Olympia Diploma In Information Technology
4) Higher National Diploma (HND) In Hospitality Management
5) 3+0 Bachelor Of Arts (HONS) In International Business
6) Olympia Certificate In Executive Secretaryship
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