University Cultural Centre

The function of the University Cultural Centre is to plan, coordinate and implement cultural and arts activities, design arts courses and workshops for students and campus residents, provide services to faculties and departments offering related courses in culture and arts, offer services advice to all student associations and clubs related to cultural and arts programs and in particular arts groups under the ARTISUKMA Secretariat.

The University Cultural Centre also offers arts management advisory services, guidance and provides facilities to the Arts Secretariat at colleges in UKM. The centre is also tasked by the university as an advisor and manages the performing arts and culture involving official university events such as national and international level seminars and the university’s annual official events.

Performing Arts

If you get an adrenalin buzz from being on stage performing and dream of singing, dancing and/or acting for a living, then a performing art could be the perfect way to develop your skills and build your confidence. Many of these activities are designed to help UKM students and staffs become ‘triple threat’ performers-skillful in acting, singing and dancing, even playing music instruments.


The University Cultural Centre provides the following services and facilities:

  1. Teaching and Learning of art classes
  2. Art courses and workshops
  3. Management of cultural and artistic performances
  4. Art equipment loan facility and booking of DECTAR hall / Art Theatre / Training Studio.
  5. Art Gallery Management and Resource Room
  6. Cultural advisory services and provide cooperation to student associations and staff in implementing cultural activities.
  7. Performing arts on and off campus.
  8. Coordinate and manage art classes under the Image and Art Skills Program.
  9. Provide cooperation to Faculties / Centres / Colleges that run programs related to culture and the arts.


Among the activities carried out at the Cultural Centre:

  1. Nasyid Class / Club
  2. Gamelan Class / Club
  3. Dance Art Class / Club
  4. Music Classes / Club
  5. Classical Music Classes / Club
  6. Choir Class / Club (Vocal Arts)
  7. Traditional Music Classes / Clubs, Keroncong, Ghazal, Cak Lempong, Wayang Kulit and Angklung Music
  8. Martial Arts Class / Club / Silat Drum
  9. Art Classes / Clubs (Khat, Sculpture, Painting, Batik and Photographic Art)
  10. Dikir Barat Class / Club
  11. Class / Club Kompang / Rebana Ubi / Kertuk / Nine Drums / Jidor / 24 Season Drums and Indian Drums
  12. Art Class / Club / Film / Video
  13. Classes / Drama Clubs / Theater / Nobility
  14. Arts and Technical Management Classes / Clubs
  15. Modern and Traditional Orchestra Classes / Clubs
  16. Oral Tradition / Poetry Class / Club
  17. Hosting Class / Club

This is where the campus experience is created!

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Operating Hours
Monday – Thursday 
8:00am – 12:45pm
2:00pm – 4:45pm

8:00am – 12:00pm
2:45pm – 4:45pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday – CLOSED


University Cultural Centre
Level 3, Dewan Canselor Tun Abdul Razak (DECTAR)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi

Tel: +603 89215342/ 5240