History, Vision, Mission, Quality Policy & MMU Core Values

With a history that spans more than two decades in the education sector, Multimedia University has undergone countless changes, yet has always maintained its vision and mission to achieve the highest standards of performance in teaching and in the services we offer students, staff  and the community.




Transforming society through innovation


To inquire, inspire and innovate (I3)

  • Education: Commit to learner-centred and life-long learning
  • Research: Embrace intellectual curiosity to solve real-world problems
  • Entrepreneurship: Create value to the economy and society through technology

Multimedia University (MMU) as an educational institution is committed to achieve higher customer satisfaction in support of its vision by continuously improving an effective quality management system that complies with the internal and external requirements.



  • Propagate team spirit and co-operation among staff
  • Practise mutual respect and courtesy in all our dealings and interactions
  • Demonstrate understanding and open-mindedness of all concerns, comments, ideas and feedback received


  • Be sincere and practise honesty in all of our actions, statements and interpersonal relations with other individuals
  • Demonstrate trustworthiness in carrying out all our duties and responsibilities
  • Approach our work with full dedication
  • Treat all our stakeholders with fairness


  • Deliver quality services in a timely manner
  • Keep all our commitments
  • Be responsive
  • Communicate with conviction and professionalism
  • Friendly services


  • Creative exploration in teaching and research
  • Introduce new ideas to improve services, products, processes, and procedures


Cool Timeline

June 25

Integration of TM R&D into MMU

Integration of TM R&D into MMU with TM R&D tasked with the management of the university’s research activities
June 25

MMU 25th Anniversary

March 3

MMU PLUS U launch

April 1

Appointment of 5th MMU President

September 19

MMU Selected as Jobstreet.com Preferred Partner

September 19

MMU Enters The Times Higher Education 2020 Rankings

September 19

MMU & ICAEW Sign MoU to Enhance Exclusive Pathway for Accounting Students

September 19

MMU falls within the Top 200 in QS Asia University Ranking

September 19

MMU Awarded Premier Digital Tech University Status 2017

September 19

Malaysian Firms Most Preferred IT Graduates were from MMU based on a study by Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific 2017

April 6

MMU celebrates its 20 years of excellence.

April 6

MMU’s third campus is set up in Iskandar Puteri, Johor.

April 6

Professor Datuk TS. Dr. Ahmad Rafi Mohamed Eshaq is appointed the fourth President of MMU.

April 6

Another phase of transformation dubbed as MMU 3.0 is initiated.

April 6

MMU collaborates with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) to reassert the quality of its Bachelor of Accounting programme.

April 6

MMU signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies.

April 6

MMU is listed in the top 200 universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for Computer Science and Information Systems.

April 6

MMU 2.0 was completed.

April 6

The Learning Institute for Empowerment (LiFE) was established with the vision to be a leading institute in nurturing a lifelong passion for learning.

April 6

Professor Dato’ Dr. Muhamad Rasat Muhamad announces a plan termed MMU 2.0, the first major transformation exercise since MMU’s establishment.

April 6

Professor Dato’ Dr. Muhamad Rasat Muhamad assumes office.

April 6

MMU’s law programme is recognised by the Legal Qualifying Board Malaysia (LPQB).

April 6

Professor Dr. Zaharin Yusoff takes over as the second president of MMU.

April 6

Sekolah@MMU, a community service programme aimed at sharing knowledge and skills on multimedia and IT with secondary school students was launched.

April 6

eBee is adopted as the official MMU mascot.

April 6

The Centre for Affiliate and Diploma Programme (CADP) offers its first diploma programme, a Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) in the Melaka campus.

April 6

I-GRAD is introduced as the first prototype mascot of MMU.

April 6

The Siti Hasmah Digital Library (SHDL) is launched in honour of MMU’s first chancellor.

April 6

UNITELE’s second campus opens in the heart of the MSC in Cyberjaya. UNITELE was thereafter renamed Multimedia University (MMU).

April 6

The Multimedia Learning System (MMLS), an in-house developed web-based courseware delivery engine that utilises multimedia to enhance the teaching and learning process via a ‘virtual teacher within a virtual classroom’ is designed.

April 6

TM established the Universiti Telekom (UNITELE) campus in Ayer Keroh, Melaka.

April 6

Tan Sri Prof. Dr. Ghauth Jasmon was appointed as the first President of MMU or known as Universiti Telekom (Unitele) on 1st December 1996

TM invited Prof Datuk Dr Ghauth Jasmon to lead UTSB, and he served MMU as President for 11 years.
April 6

Telekom Malaysia was given the distinction by the Ministry of Education to set up the first private university in Malaysia.

April 6

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), established the Institute of Telecommunication and Information Technology (ITTM) in Taiping, Perak