The Reliance

Welcome to Reliance!

We are the nation's pioneer in Tourism and Hospitality education. With over 35 years of training experience, we believe in producing the best graduates for the ever-evolving and continuously growing hospitality industry.

Our unique philosophy of education is focused on one clear goal: to develop the next generation of hospitality industry leaders.

We have helped thousands of students to secure careers in this vibrant and global hospitality industry. We’ve also worked with employers to help create employment opportunities that provide good working standards.

Our programmes allow you to learn in an environment that’s so like “the real world” that your transition will be seamless.

The Reliance Advantage extends far beyond your very own specialised area of study, and you will discover a world of opportunities with our globally focused education experience that goes beyond the classroom.

1. Globally Recognised Programmes

We at Reliance ensure our students are ready for the future.

We offer globally recognised programmes from hospitality and tourism, to event management and business management.

You can choose to be in an education ecosystem designed to equip you to become a highly sought professional, and future-proof global graduate.

2. Award Winning Institution

In our quest to transform lives through education, our initiatives and efforts have been recognised not just at home, but on the global stage:

- The Malaysia Technology Excellence Award for Online Services in Education 2021 & 2022

- BrandLaureate Best Brand in Education (Hospitality & Tourism) in 2021 & 2022

- ASEAN Business Awards Malaysia for Best in CSR in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2021

- ASEAN Business Awards for Combating COVID-19 in 2020

3. Outstanding Professional Teaching Faculty

Our lecturers and tutors are professionally qualified and are experts in their respective fields.

With their collective years of teaching and in-depth experience in hospitality, tourism, culinary and events, these industry experts are committed to mentoring and bringing the best out of you.

4. Earn Micro Credentials from the World’s Best Universities

We are one of the first institutions (under BAC Education) in Malaysia, to partner with Coursera, a leading global online learning platform, to offer full-scale blended learning that will improve your employability.

Through Coursera for Campus, our students and faculty get free access to over 4,600 job-relevant courses. You will learn in-demand digital skills, gain relevant professional development and showcase your character.

On completion of these short courses, you will earn certifications from the world’s best universities, including

- Yale University,
- University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Business School),
- Macquarie University,
- John Hopkins University,
- Duke University
- and leading tech giants like Google and IBM.

5. LinkedIn Learning

We are also proud to have partnered with LinkedIn Learning. This means our students have access to over 17,000 courses presented in easy-to-follow videos. These videos cover new skills and knowledge in areas like digital media & communication, leadership, management, digital transformation, education, marketing, branding and much more. They are designed to support our students at different stages of their student journey and boost employability upon graduation.

6. Skillshare

The BAC Education Group has partnered with Skillshare, an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. This partnership is an amazing opportunity for students and staff alike to upskill and reskill.

With Skillshare complementing our academic curriculum, students will get the chance to explore the depth of their creativity on their path to becoming global graduates and leaders. 

7. Learn Different

The Learn Different philosophy is a revolutionary idea that transforms the way education is delivered in the BAC Education Group. It is built on the four pillars of Learn, Work, Play & Impact.

We, at Reliance, are embracing Learn Different.

The Learn pillar revolutionises the academic and learning aspects of your student experience, helping you build awesome competencies.

Our Play pillar gives you countless ways to get involved and curate a vibrant student experience of your own. With over 30 clubs and societies to choose from, health & fitness classes to join, a vast array of volunteering opportunities to discover, and numerous events to attend, you will never run out of things to do whilst building awesome character.

The Work pillar empowers you with a range of career-related skills to help you transition into the working world whilst facilitating direct access to top Malaysian employers and multinational companies. Our internship and apprentice programmes, along with our job portals are designed to help you build awesome careers.

Under the Impact pillar, we strive to make a positive difference to the lives and futures of the communities around us by creating socially responsible and sustainable initiatives that create real impact. You will become a catalyst for change and make a difference by building awesome communities.

8. 24/7 Access to the World’s Best Digital Resources

ABACUS supports you through the power of information, discovery and learning. Our collection includes eBooks, printed materials and online resources that are available 24/7, on-campus & off.

Our comprehensive library consists of materials from the most reputable sources and partners, and our online depository houses a library for each institution.

You will have access to a comprehensive collection of curated digital references that will help you in your educational journey.

9. State-of-the-art Facilities

You will enjoy outstanding facilities, ranging from cafes to gyms and study spaces, from libraries to sound, video and photography studios and music rooms. We have everything on campus to meet all your needs:

- Libraries
- BACStore
- Industrial Training Kitchen
- Video & Photo Studios
- Student Lounges & The Hub
- BAC Performing Arts Centre (BACPAC)
- BACteria and Restaurants
- MonsterFit Gymnasium & Swimming Pool
- Moot Court

Look out for our Green Building Campus - Menara BAC coming soon!

10. Industry Links and Partnerships

Over the years, we have fostered close working relationships, and partnered with professional bodies, and an impressive range of employers, from leading local and multi-national companies, to the very best of the hospitality industry.

Our students can choose from a wide range of companies and organisations to intern with. Among some of them are:

- The St. Regis, Kuala Lumpur
- The Westin, Kuala Lumpur
- W Kuala Lumpur
- The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Kuala Lumpur
- Hilton, Kuala Lumpur
- Four Points by Sheraton, Puchong
- Pullman Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar
- VE Bangsar South
- New World, Petaling Jaya
- One World, Petaling Jaya
- Holiday Villa, Subang
- Swiss-Garden, Kuala Lumpur
- Swiss-Garden, Genting Highlands
- Swiss-Garden Beach Resort, Kuantan
- Grand Ion Delemen, Genting Highlands
- The Zenith, Kuantan
- Din Tai Fung Restaurant, Genting Highlands
- Din Tai Fung Restaurant, Pavillion Mall Kuala Lumpur
- Mayflower Holidays, Kuala Lumpur
- Apple Vacations, Kuala Lumpur
- Hwajing Travel & Tours, Kuala Lumpur
- Esplanad Holidays, Kuala Lumpur
- BMC Travel Kuala, Lumpur
- WWM Travel, Kuala Lumpur
- Eden Tours and Travel, Kuala Lumpur
- 96 Internationals Travels Tours, Puchong
- Airlink Travel & Tours, Puchong
-Conrad Centennial, Singapore
- Changi Cove, Singapore
and many more!

Look out for our Innovation Hub, a launchpad for Malaysian start-ups and entrepreneurs, powered by global tech giants and designed to inspire Malaysia’s next generation of industry disruptors. 

11. Strategically-located Hybrid Campus

We have adopted new technologies to help you seamlessly switch from face-to-face learning at our physical campuses to online learning from the comfort and safety of your homes.

Our campuses are easily accessible by LRT, monorail and KTM Komuter as well as other forms of public transportation.

We at Reliance are committed to grooming you to become a future-ready graduate by providing you everything needed, from international qualifications, career talks, and career fairs to exclusive regional internships.