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The Multimedia University (MMU) is a private university, with campuses in Cyberjaya and Melaka, Malaysia. It was established in 1994 as 'the University for the Knowledge Era'. In January 2008, the university had roughly 20,277 students enrolled in 110 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Approximately 19% of these were international students from 80 countries and 90% of these students are enrolled in undergraduate studies. The Cyberjaya campus runs its own Distance Education programme; Melaka has an indepedent internet-based degree programme.
MMU Cnergy is the commercial arm of MMU, responsible for commercializing short training courses to industry clients.
The MMU web site is at http://www.mmu.edu.my/
MMU is a modern evolution of the Institute of Telecommunication and Information Technology (ITTM) and University Telekom.
The university won several awards related with the technology that they develop and use, for example in 2000, the Multimedia Learning System (MMLS) of MMU won the Asia Pacific MSC IT & Telecommunication Award (APMITTA) and the 2001 Asia Pacific Award for Best of Smart Learning Applications.
They also introduced E-scroll to its graduates. The E-Scroll is digitally signed and stored in a CR-ROM as well as recorded on the Smart-Card (microchip-based card). As more and more job applications go on-line, these graduates can attach their E-Scroll on the on-line applications before submitting it over the Internet. This eliminates the need for paper-based scrolls. The university also provides a Registry of Graduates homepage that will allow anyone to verify the validity of the E-Scroll.