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.
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
Deputy General Manager, Pahang State Foundation
YH. Dato’ Sri Kamaruddin bin Mohammed, SSAP., DSAP.,DIMP.
YH. Prof Dato’ Dr. Ahmad bin Hj. Zainuddin, DSAP.,DIMP.,SMP.
Chairman of the Design Council of Malaysia
YH. Prof. Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Osman bin Bakar, DIMP.,PJN.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Center of Islamic Studies,
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Dato’ Haji Mahmud bin Mohd Nawawi, DIMP., AMP
General Manager, Pahang State Foundation
YH. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Muhamad bin Muda, DIMP.,DPNS.,DNS.
Development & Integration Centre Naqli and Akli Knowledge
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)