Delivering Creative Education Excellence with Just World-Class Results!
In 1991, The One Academy of Communication Design was founded by Tatsun Hoi, Lee Loong Wun and the late Veronica Ho to address the acute shortage of properly-trained creative professionals. As a private college, it soon proved its worth by producing industry-standard graduates with world-class results, through its “Masters Train Masters” teaching philosophy, real art & design education and professional teaching.
A higher education centre in art & design, creativity and technology, The One Academy leads innovations and developments within the creative services industry and achieves excellence as one of the highly regarded creative reference points in the world.
We educate students to be highly reliable professionals. The One Academy graduates enjoy rewarding careers internationally and excel in the areas of art & design, creativity and technology.
The One Academy is an MQA-accredited college with MSC-status, carrying formal affiliations with reputable design universities and colleges worldwide. The courses taught at The One Academy, as well as Diplomas and Degrees conferred are fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), an agency under the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. The One Academy's “Masters Train Masters” teaching philosophy enables students to experience heightened evolution in concept development and creativity provides.
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We have formal affiliations and work closely with international universities, ensuring a promising future of international standards.
Our graduates are widely accepted by renowned international and local companies to serve the creative art, design and digital media industries with their professional skills.
Our commitment to nurturing the best talents is reflected in our students' works that have won thousands of distinguished awards and recognitions on local and international platforms.
We play host to international masterclasses & talk series from professionals in their respective fields, exposing our students to industry-level standards and requirements.
Our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities for students to experience an enriching campus life and develop cutting-edge skills.
Strategically located in the heart of Bandar Sunway, our campus is an accessible reference hub thriving with creativity and surrounded by a wide array of amenities and conveniences.
The One Academy has made a huge impact in the creative industry both locally and internationally. These are some of the renowned recognitions we have received over the years for our excellent education programmes.
As Malaysia's leading art & design college, we received the prestigious BrandLaureate Award by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
For the second successive year, we were awarded the BrandLaureate Award as the provider of creative education in communication design.
The One Academy was conferred The BrandLaureate's Best Brand in Education for being one of Malaysia's leading art and design colleges.
For our strong track record in nurturing award-winning creative achievers, we were presented the Special Award by former Education Minister Tan Sri Dato' Seri Musa Mohamad.
In the Kancil Awards - the most prestigious annual local advertising awards, The One Academy clinched the honoured Creative School of the Year recognition for two consecutive years in 2018 and 2019.
In 2022, we ranked highly in the Rookies' 'Top 50 Creative Media & Entertainment Schools and Colleges in the World', regarded as the most respected rankings for education in the creative media & entertainment industries.
The One Academy was awarded the Education Excellence Awards 2017-2019 by NAPEI (National Association of Private Educational Institutions).