Address:Wisma Equator, 8A Amoy Lane, George Town, 10050 Penang, Malaysia
Equator College was established in 1987 as Equator Academy of Art by our esteemed founder and principal, Dato’ Chuah Kooi Yong. Our vision is to be the leading art and design college in the northern region of Malaysia, providing quality and affordable education to school-leavers and working adults. Equator College is committed to developing the individual’s artistic potential and producing students who are responsible citizens with high moral values. We aim to provide high-quality education, which will in turn produce competent, skilled and employable graduates for the creative industry’s needs, cultivating sufficient manpower to meet the nation’s vision.
Equator College offers diploma programmes in Fashion Design Technology, Fine Art, Digital 3D Animation, Graphic and Multimedia Design, Interior Design and Architectural Technology, as well as a certificate programme in Art and Design. All our programmes are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) via the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Equator College is also recognized as a five-star college by the Malaysian Quality Evaluation System for Private Colleges (MyQuest 2015). Our team of lecturers, both local and foreign, are experienced and well-trained. Using a student-centred approach to teaching, they do not only inspire the spirit of excellence in their students. They also lead by example by exhibiting their own works and participating in various creative events.
Throughout our illustrious 28-year history, Equator College has produced students and alumni that have gone on to achieve success in their chosen profession, locally and internationally. Our partner universities in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia and Thailand have enabled our graduates to pursue their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, further developing their knowledge and skills in their chosen fields and improving their career prospects.
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