Online Distance Learning

ODL is founded on the principle that the learner is separated from the teacher in terms of time and space.  The learners may also participate in the lecture and group discussions in real time with their peers and the course instructor. Students study at their own pace and manage their own learning goals through a Learner Management System (LMS) which is available 24-7. 

ODL programs will benefit the working adult as well as young learners. The News Straits Times (December 19, 2018) anticipates that 100% ODL would even enable a full time housewife to acquire a Bachelor degree while juggling house hold chores as much chance as a busy senior executive or a small time entrepreneur.  The education industry has never been transformed in radical ways as much as it has today.  Imagine having ‘classmates’ from across the world who may not necessarily be fresh school leavers but corporate leaders, cooks and perhaps even a star football player like Neymar.  Imagine what you may learn from this extraordinary classroom set up.  Students will find themselves learning from students from across the world, and hence would draw upon the experiences and cross-cultural ways of tackling issues or a group assignment collectively.  Students will develop new ways of thinking, new habits, new worldviews, new preferences and of make new friends from this IR4.0 education game change.

GUC also incorporates design thinking in its various programs and students will learn to apply and adopt such innovative thinking skills in their everyday lives.  This method of thinking allows the learner to treat others with respect and emphathy.  Design thinkers do not work in siloes but they embrace and accommodate the views and the needs of others.  It trains you to reframe your thinking pattern, create prototypes or models, allows you to test your products on your clients or customers and enables you to redesign your products.  One can never go wrong with design thinking.

Key factors

Flexibility redefined
Flexibility of studying from virtually anywhere, anytime
Blended learning and teaching
Interactive learning and teaching with tutors and students from around the world
Life-long learning
Application of new knowledge and skills in career
Quality education
Bringing quality education to your doorstep

Why GUC

Design Thinking
THE process for creative problem solving.  With human-centricity at its core, it fosters organisations to focus on the people they're creating for — the ultimate recipe for better products, services, and internal processes.
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Industrial 4.0 Readiness
The game is changing. The wave of the 4th Industrial Revolution is set to take the world by storm impacting humankind. At GUC, we help you change the game. Distinctive because it is the first university in the region that brings the industries to the decision table to create and formulate academic programs from the industries, by the industries and for the industries in the name of` the good of the country.
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TVET Certification
Gone are the days where TVET enjoyed a bad rap. Thanks to IR 4.0, TVET is more relevant today than it has ever been before as it involves education and hands-on job training, which provide knowledge and skills for employment.
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