The beginning of the Cultural Centre can be traced back to the establishment of the Culture Unit in 1970, then under the Office of Public Affairs, Universiti Malaya. In 1975, the Culture Unit was renamed the Cultural Centre, reporting directly to the Chancellery of the university. We were tasked with the responsibility of organising arts and cultural activities for both the campus ...
“What attracts me the most is the fantastic faculty who not only teach me music but also shape me into a musician. UM never fails to open my eyes, elevates my skills and gives me opportunities to explore all the potential within me, and makes me a better person. It's never a regret to study at Music Department, Cultural Centre, UM.” — Jackie YOng Kai Zhi
“Throughout the 3 years period, I encountered many challenges, experience and many new techniques that acquires me to learn and polish my skills such as research, acting, stage directing, producing, stage design, and videography skills. I can say that I am truly blessed to have been taking the call to study in Drama Department, Cultural Centre, UM as I am becoming more aware of how drama could contribute to our nation. Among those moments that I could never forget while studying drama is the honour to get to meet and work with Malaysia's exprienced and professional art drama practitioners and what makes it more exciting is to have some of them as my lecturers.” — Joshua Asedass
“I had three wonderful years of my undergraduate program in the Dance Department, Cultural Centre. Dance Department, without a doubt, prepared me for my professional career and higher education. I am currently pursuing postgraduate studies. I feel very blessed for hte opportunities given by Dance Department. I was able to work with local and international choreographers/lecturers, hence, the experiences helped to strengthen artistic networking and knowledge. I think fondly of my time spent at he Dance Department and would recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone who wants to pursue a career in dance.” — Andrew Igai Jamu