The institute is dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of its students. It includes the provision of:

  • First-aid facilities
  • Services and personnel required for the persons suffering from injury or illness at the campus – prescribes stat dose medication only for mild illness (fever, cough, gastric, headache), dressing for minor cut & bleeding, check-up for blood pressure & glucose monitoring.
  • First-aid training to UOW Malaysia KDU staff and students
  • Health and safety awareness / outreach programmes


Facilities Provided

  • Provides wheelchair, stretcher and crutches for emergency cases.
  • Serves as a sick bay for students and staff.
Medical Emergency Contact Number

UOW Malaysia KDU University College & College
Tel : +6016 2013 995


UOW Malaysia KDU University College 24-Hour Hotline
Tel: +6019 3358 123


In case of an emergency, a UOW Malaysia KDU staff or student bearing a UOW Malaysia KDU Identification Card, with a UOW Malaysia KDU Health and Wellness Centre referral letter duly signed by SUNMED CLINICS SRN, will be treated at the Sunway Medical Centre Accident and Emergency Department without deposit.

* The Sunway Medical Centre defines the criteria of what constitutes an emergency.

UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College
Tel : +604 238 6368



Student Personal Insurance Coverage

All students of UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College are covered with KDU Group Personal Accident (GPA) insurance. SSD assist students in making their claims as and when necessary.


All notification of claims* should reach the SSD, KDU Penang within 30 days with the following particulars:

  1. A completed claim form (may be obtained from SSD)
  2. Medical report(s) by the examining doctor
  3. Original medical / surgical bills
  4. A photocopy of the passport / identity card
  5. Police / adjuster’s / investigation report (if relevant)
  6. Any other relevant document


However, students are strongly encouraged to carry their own health insurance. For international students, Hospitalization and Surgical insurance are required for the student pass & visa application.