TATI University College, Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia
Terengganu Advanced Technical Institute was established to tackle the problem the needs of skilled manpower in Malaysia especially in Terengganu Darul Iman. According to Tati Director, Mohd. Nawi Derahman, on 11 June 1993, the State Government agreed to establish a Skills Centre to be known as Terengganu Advanced Technical Institute.
To help the institute, the State Government has established co-operation with Ingineurschule St. Gallen (ISG), Switzerland, for the guidance and expertise technical. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 11 October 1993, between the State and ISG to establish courses in High Skills Diploma. Through the agreement, the ISG has agreed to provide expertise, technology and logistics facilities.
Tati received its first intake in 1993 with a Siswa/siswi of more than 30 people. Siswa/siswi started their studies in a temporary Tati campus at the College of Religious Sultan Zainal Abidin (KUSZA) before moving to the permanent campus in the Gulf Kalong, Kemaman, in 1996. It was officially opened by Dato ‘Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia on 11 October 1997.
- 97% of undergraduates live on campus
- More than 90% ARE employed after the graduation
- University is one of the pioneer technical university in Malaysia that has strong industry linkages and well-equipped campus