SIDMA College prides itself in being the first private institution of higher learning in Sabah, offering more than ten academic programmes from Foundation Studies, Diploma Programmes, Bachelor Degree and Master’s Degree in various field ranging from education to business; through its close network with UNITAR International University (UNITAR), owned by UNITAR Capital Sdn Bhd, which was founded since 1997.

Under the charismatic leadership of Dr Morni Hj Kambrie (Founder and Chairman of SIDMA College), its dynamic team of managers and trusted Board of Directors, the college prospers jubilantly over the years and rapidly emerging as one of the largest regional centre for UNITAR in Malaysia running UNITAR courses as well as several of its own home grown academic programmes.

Located at Jalan Bundusan Penampang, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, the College, in its vibrant and dynamic environment and being equipped with the latest technical infrastructure, strives by adopting and focusing on blended teaching and learning, a hybrid teaching and learning model that combines the conventional face-to-face meetings with tutors and lecturers in the classrooms; and the internet-based support system which provide continuous interactions among students, tutors and lecturers nationwide; as well as ensuring the students being immersed in conducive environments to understand and implement theories learned in the classrooms into the real world work experience; during their interns (practicum), thus producing marketable workforce much needed for the 21st century.

First established in Sarawak in 1998, the college which was formerly known as Institut Pengurusan Dinamik Seminar (IPDS) extended its operation to the Land Below The Wind, Sabah, in 2002. During its establishment in Kota Kinabalu, they leased a two storey Prudential Building of approximately 15,000 square feet, and had its first batch of 34 students in 2003. Over the years, the students’ population rose close to over 2,000 registered and active students, and are still increasing.

Aiming highly in achieving its great vision of being a renowned local college and producing competitive students (graduates) (who have a broader set of 21st century skills). Driven by such need, the management of the college is constantly upgrading itself to ensure comprehensive quality control exist throughout all its transformation stages from the input to its output to ensure the delivery of quality educational outcome is accomplished.

The Motto:

We pride to be the “CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE” and change is what drives us ALL to success.