The Ship Campus, Penang

The Ship Campus, Penang

Anchored within One Auto Hub, the Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Penang, The Ship Campus is Peninsula College’s headquarters. A major educational hub modelled after an iconic cruise ship, it offers a unique educational voyage for students seeking a blend of academic excellence and industry exposure and can accommodate up to 4,000 students.

The “Campus-in-Industry” concept allows students to acquirevaluable work experience while studying, through part-time working opportunities within PKT Logistics Group, an acclaimed logistics company. This initiative also known as Jom! Bekerja Sambil Belajar (JBSB) programme, bridges the gap between academic knowledge and practical application, equipping graduates with the skills and experience needed for their professional journeys ahead.

Peninsula College at The Ship Campus equips students for career success with a blend of home-grown foundation, certificate, and diploma programmes, complemented with esteemed UK degrees from their partner, The University of Plymouth. This exceptional range of offering spans across in-demand fields like logistics management, business administration, accountancy, engineering, and computer science, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for diverse career paths.Embark on your academic journey at The Ship Campus! Discover a dynamic and innovative educational experience that awaits you.

University of Plymouth

School Technology and Engineering was short-listed by Times Higher Education for its ‘University of the Year 2022’ award and stands at the 401-500 rank in the 2023 World University Ranking.

Employers today prefer graduates with working experience, which can come through industrial training or internships. Keeping track of market trends, Peninsula College Malaysia decided to team up with UK’s University of Plymouth to provide degrees that are taught by practising experts and course designs that emphasise hands-on experiences.

High school leavers can now opt to study at Peninsula College’s The Ship Campus at Batu Kawan, Penang, be it foundation courses, diplomas or degrees. Depending on one’s financial appetite, students can also choose to complete their degree locally, in the UK or sign up for the twinning programme, to get the best of both worlds. Scholarships and financial aid are also up for grabs to help deserving students through their tertiary studies.

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Professor Dr Ian Pashby

Advisor & Non-Executive Director
Peninsula Higher Education Group

Professor Ian Robert Pashby graduated from the University of Sheffield (UK) with a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy and then worked in research and development for Rolls-Royce (aero engines). He joined the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick (UK) as a lecturer, was awarded his PhD for research in the processing of materials and subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer.

In 2000, he became Professor of Manufacturing Processes at the University of Nottingham (UK).

Professor Pashby moved to the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus in 2007 to become Deputy Head. became Pro-Vice Chancellor and then CEO of the campus in 2008. Returning to the UK in 2013, he became Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Hull (UK). He moved back to Malaysia in 2017 to lead the Peninsula Higher Education Group as its Group President and in 2024 became the Advisor.