It started out in a temporary campus in Sultan Zainal Abidin University (formely known as KUSZA), Kuala Terengganu in July 1994. TATIUC wa relocated to the permanent campus in Teluk Kalong, Kemaman in July 1996. The establishment of TATIUC was not only an initiative of state governmen but was also as a result of cooperation from federal government and private companies. It is a continuous effort to fill the best quality manpower in the market place. This collaboration established a multi-focal management team that is not onlyresponsible in managing but also financing TATIUC establishment.