UCSI Group is targeting to build and operate a further 16 schools in the next eight years.
In addition to the two international and two private schools the Group currently operates, the future developments would bring the total number of UCSI Schools to 20.
Detailing the plans, UCSI Schools CEO Willie Tan said that the expansion plan had already begun in earnest and two new schools - UCSI International School and Sri UCSI private school - would soon be built in Cheras.
“These two schools will feature state-of-the-art learning, recreational and sports facilities,” said Tan. “Lots of work and investment will go into this project and we believe the schools will be a strong draw for students and parents who opt for quality education, holistic learning and value.
“The schools will also be located near UCSI University, turning the entire area into a community of discovery and learning.”
Tan added that more international and private schools would be launched in the future. UCSI had already identified ideal sites in Penang, Perak and Johor and advanced talks were behind held with developers and landowners of the respective sites.
UCSI currently runs two international schools and two private schools in Springhill, Negeri Sembilan and Subang Jaya.
UCSI International School Springhill is an IB World School with full boarding while its sister school in Subang Jaya offers a British curriculum that culminates with the IGCSE. UCSI also runs Sri UCSI private schools that follow the national curriculum at the same locations.