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Study at the Asian Institute of Medicine Malaysia

The Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST), founded on 15 March 2001, is a private university established by the Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED), the educational arm of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a component party of the Barisan Nasional Government in Malaysia. Located in the northern Malaysian state of Kedah Darul Aman, the university is the brainchild of YB Dato' Seri S.Samy Vellu, Minister of Works, and President of the MIC.
Interim Campus Facilities
Computer Labs 
AIMST is committed to providing the best and most cost-effective computing and communication infrastructure for the University community. While the latest state-of-the-art technologies will be incorporated into the IT environment at the main campus now under construction at Semeling, no efforts will be spared to continuously upgrade the present IT resources of the University at its interim Amanjaya campus.
The Main Building houses a Server room and three Computer Labs equipped with several Pentium IV personal computers networked to run on Windows 2000 Professional operating system.
 
Multimedia Lab is primarily used for Information Technology and Computer Science classes under the Matriculation programme. The Lab has 10 workstations with Pentium IV processors.
Common Computer Lab is for the use of AIMST staff and students. It is open Monday through Friday from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm . The Lab will also be opened on Saturdays if there are strong demands for it. There are 18 Pentium III microcomputers in this Lab.

Language Labhas 26 Pentium III computers and is dedicated for English Language studies. The computers here have been installed with special purpose software.

The Main Building also has a CAD-CAM Laboratory intended for use by Engineering degree students. Several workstations and Pentium IV computers are placed here along with 10 Apple iMac 500 MHz G3 computers for specialised work.

The South Wing facing the Main Building also has a Generic Computer Lab with some 30 networked Pentium IV computers and supported by a server for use largely by Computer Science and Information Technology degree students.


All students have access to the Internet and e-mail using Leased Line, ISDN lines and Wireless LAN.
Library

The spacious (259.20 m2) air-conditioned Library is situated on the first floor of the Main Building and is equipped with a wide range of recommended texts and references pertaining to the taught courses, both Matriculation and Degree. Students also have online access to the LexisNexis Libraryand OVID database. Other resource materials include audio-visual equipment, computer assisted learning ( CAL ) courseware and productivity tools, magazines, periodicals and Standards. Routine Library services include xerox, bindery services, inter-library loans, and reference services (S&T information, addresses of manufacturers and of R&D institutions).
Auditorium
The auditorium on the ground floor of the Main Building has a gallery seating capacity for 150 persons.  It is well equipped with quality sound system and has adequate facilities for multimedia presentations.

Prayer Rooms

Two large and functionally designed prayer rooms, one for men and the other for ladies, each covering an area of 16.56 sq metres are provided by AIMST for Muslim staff and students to perform their daily prayers.  
Accommodation

AIMST provides hostel facilities for outstation and overseas students.  The hostels are situated at Bandar Laguna Merbok in close proximity to the interim campus and comprise of several double-storey link houses rented and fully furnished by AIMST for student use, mostly on a twin sharing basis per bedroom. Bandar Laguna Merbok has recreational facilities to promote a healthy and pleasant lifestyle for students.
Hostel students pay a flat rate of RM 400 (or RM 500, if they occupy single rooms) per month that is inclusive of 3 meals a day at AIMST Cafeteria and free bus transportation provided by the University.
Cafeteria
AIMST runs a cafeteria catering for staff and students on the ground floor of the South Wing.
Transportation

The facility is limited to students staying in hostels provided by AIMST. University fleet buses ply at set times between the hostels and the campus/ Sungai Petani town centre.
Other facilities
One entire floor (area: 1,152 sq.ft.) of the South Wing at Level 3 has been provided for use as Student Activities Room and is air-conditioned.  
An air-conditioned Student Study Area has also been designated on the floor immediately below the Student Activities Room.  
A basketball court, a netball court and two tennis courts are currently under construction in the open space immediately behind the Main Building .
The Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST)
No. 2 Persiaran Cempaka,
Bandar Aman Jaya,
Sungai Petani
08000 Kedah
Telephone: 604-442 2884/5
Fax: 604-442 2881
E Mail: info@aimst.edu.my/
Web: www.aimst.edu.my/

 

 

 


The Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST)

No. 2 Persiaran Cempaka,
Bandar Aman Jaya,
Sungai Petani
08000 Kedah

Telephone

604-442 2884/5

Fax

604-442 2881

E Mail

info@aimst.edu.my/

Web

www.aimst.edu.my/


 

 

 

 

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