Linton University College is the centerpiece in KTG’s education portfolio and a provider of premier education in a wide variety of fields spanning humanities, sciences, business, engineering and accounting & finance.
Formerly known as Linton College, it was founded in 1987 in Ipoh, Perak and soon grew to be the premier private higher education provider in the state, providing diploma and degree courses from both local and foreign partner universities.
With the acquisition of Linton College by Legenda Education Group in 2005, the institution’s operations were moved to the Mantin Campus in Negeri Sembilan and henceforth began a process of growth and internationalisation.
In 2007, Linton College was given approval by University of East London (UEL), UK to offer six degree programmes in the fields of electrical & electronics engineering, civil engineering, software engineering, business information systems, business studies and accounting & finance. And, in 2008, Linton College extended its courses with the approval by Coventry University, UK to offer five degree programmes in the fields of mechanical engineering and built environment.
On 24 February 2010 Linton College was upgraded to a University College status by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. An official ceremony to celebrate the occasion was held at its campus in Bandar Universiti Teknologi Legenda, Mantin, Negeri Sembilan and was officiated by Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled bin Nordin, the Malaysian Minister of Higher Education.
Linton University College seeks to provide the ‘real University experience’ to its students. Students have access to a purpose-built campus which accommodates up to 25,000 in a modern and secure setting, and receive exposure to a diverse international student body from regions such as the People’s Republic of China, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia and the ASEAN region. Together, this gives rise to a truly immersive and inclusive higher education experience.
Linton University College endeavours to contribute to the nation’s growth and development by being a forerunner in providing students an education which prepares them to excel in an ever-changing global marketplace.
In forging world-ready graduates who can succeed in a global setting, Linton University College strives to: