The launching of the Pahang State Foundation was graced on September 29, 1983 by His Majesty Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah lbni Almarhum Abu Bokor Riayatuddin Muadzam Shah, who was the King then.
The main mission of the establishment of the Pahang State Foundation is to bring about improvements in education, sports and culture and to avail opportunities of education among the citizens living in this state.
The Pahang Chief Minister, YAB Dato’ Sri Wan Rosdy Bin Wan Ismail. is the Chairman of the Board of Trustee. In its effort to achieve the mission and vision, the Pahang State Foundation has established its subsidiaries – YP Plantation Holdings, UCYP, Maahad Taafiz Negeri Pahang, YP Hevea Sdn. Bhd. and YP Mining Sdn. Bhd.
University College of Yayasan Pahang (UCYP) is a prominent college that emphasizes the aspects of academic achievement, character building, endurance and employability. UCYP reflects the vibrant and competent atmosphere and performance of a distinguished academic institution in the Pahang state.
In line with the demands from the industries, UCYP highlights five vital clusters namely Engineering, Industrial & Technology Management, Business & Islamic Studies, Creative Arts, Heritage & Tourism as well as Agro- Biotechnology. Apart from the international affiliations with countries like the United Kingdom, Australia, Jordan, Indonesia and India, UCYP strengthens its strategies with local industry players to assure competitive programs are offered and quality graduates produced. To become a respected and reputable institution with quality higher education.
YAB. Dato' Sri Haji Wan Rosdy Bin Wan Ismail, SSAP., DSAP., DIMP., SMP., AMP.
Pahang Chief Minister
YH. Prof. Dato‘ Dr. Abdul Monir bin Yaacob, DIMP.,PJN.,KMN.
Part Universal Wisdom Center
Universiti Islam Malaysia (UIM)
YH Dato. Norhishamuddin bin Yaacob, AMP.DIMP
Managing Director of University College of Yayasan Pahang
Deputy General Manager of Yayasan Pahang
YH Prof. Dato' Dr. Muhamad bin Muda
Vice President of Academic,Universiti Islam Malaysia (UIM)
YB Dato' Sri Norol Azali Bin Sulaiman
State Committee for Amenities, Public Delivery System & Innovation
YH Dato’ Mohamed Suffian bin Awang
Independent Non-Executive Director,
Perbadanan Nasional Berhad
YH Dato’ Sri Md. Sharif bin Shamsuddin
Asturi Metal Builders (M) Sdn. Bhd.
YB Dato’ Khairuddin bin Mahmud
State Assembleyman (Pulau Manis)
YH Dato’ Sri Ti Lian Ker