Alt University

École 42, a French software engineering alt-university, is launching a campus at Sunway with the first intake set to commence this fall semester. Features:
  • Open to anyone aged 18 and above
  • No lecturers, classes, books or tuition fees
  • Admission does not require transcripts or grades
  • Selection is via an aptitude test and a bootcamp
  • Teaching and learning are by projects, peers and self-study
  • Study is self-paced, progression is by acquisition of merit badges
  • Projects are of a scope & quality of full-fledged commercial apps
  • Funded by a French philanthropist and other benefactors
  • Endorsed by the founders of Twitter, Snapchat, Airbnb, Slack & YC

42 is 'the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything' in the science fiction book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Join the online launch this July 23rd together with partners MDEC and CIMB.