Kota Kinabalu, 5 Feb. 2024 – Jesselton University College made history recently by being the first university college in Sabah to be awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification from Americo Quality Standards Registech Pvt. Ltd., a Certification body accredited by the United Accreditation Foundation (UAF), a member of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) USA. Leading the way, JUC has set a significant milestone in securing ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation, reinforcing our commitment to providing quality education.
"I am proud of this achievement, which is a result of the hard work of the Centre for Compliance and Quality Management, responsible for coordinating JUC’s Quality Management System,” Prof. Datin Dr. Hamizah (DVC Compliance) said during an interview recently." "Prof. Datin Hamizah expresses optimism that the recently acquired ISO 9001:2015 certification not only underscores Jesselton University College's dedication to providing quality education but also anticipates its sustained adherence. She encourages all JUC departments to actively participate in implementing the Quality Management System, aligning with the updated MS ISO 9001:2015 standards.
ISO 9001:2015, a standard applicable to diverse organizations, including educational institutions and service-oriented businesses, positions Jesselton University College as a leading university college in Sabah. This comprehensive certification serves as a testament to JUC's commitment to delivering exceptional education services.
Prof. Datin Dr. Hamizah highlights the meticulous efforts undertaken by JUC throughout the ISO certification process. Rigorous audits of JUC executives, managers, and employees were conducted before the certifications were awarded. The audits scrutinized several key principles, including JUC’s unwavering focus on students and beneficiaries, visionary leadership, human resource engagement, a process-oriented approach, commitment to continuous improvement, evidence-based decision-making, effective relationship management, social responsibility, accessibility and inclusivity, ethical behavior, as well as data protection and security.
She remains optimistic that this certification will play a pivotal role in benefiting JUC’s future development and contribute significantly to the realization of its vision and mission as a prominent university college in Kota Kinabalu and an esteemed college in Sabah known for providing top-tier quality education.