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Six Categories of Students Are Allowed To Be In Campus Starting 4 March 2021

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has taken note of the instructions of the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) which issued a media statement on January 31st, 2021 regarding the physical re-entry of students into the campus starting March 1st. 2021. Accordingly, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) will also follow the recommendations set by the MOHE in addition to taking the necessary steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UPM campus.

The Ministry of Higher Education estimates that only 30% of the total number of students in need will be on campus which consists of six categories that have been set to follow the teaching and learning process (T&L) on campus. Therefore, only UPM students who belong to that category will be allowed to enter the residential college to continue their studies for the Second Semester, Session 2020/2021.

To prevent the risk of spreading the COVID-19 pandemic in the Universiti Putra Malaysia campus, the management of UPM residential colleges has decided that all processes and procedures related to the admission and registration of old and new students should be carried out in full compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and prioritize safety measures such as filling out health declaration forms, register through the MySejahtera application, wearing face masks, physical distancing, the use of hand sanitizer and proper personal health care.

The six categories are as follows:

  1. Students of Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Postgraduate study programs that require practical, laboratory, clinical, industrial training, studios, workshops and special equipment;
  2. Students who do not have good internet access and an environment that is not conducive for online T&L;
  3. Existing foundation or equivalent and Diploma student on campus can continue hybrid learning;
  4. All existing and new international students except from the United Kingdom;
  5. Students with Special Needs (OKU); and
  6. Students who sit for the Malaysia University English Test (MUET), international examinations and professional bodies.

 

Students with special cases other than the six (6) categories as listed above, can appeal directly to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) for permission to stay at the residential college.

Students entering residential colleges are subjected to comply with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) set from time to time. Students are also asked to wear a face mask (face mask), use hand sanitizer and always practice aspects of personal hygiene always such as frequent hand washing and bathing as well as maintaining physical distancing while in the college area.

 

 

Resource : NOTICE AND ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR THE ADMISSION OF STUDENTS TO UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA RESIDENTIAL COLLEGES, SERDANG CAMPUS, SECOND SEMESTER, SESSION 2020/2021 ON MARCH 4, 2021

Date of Input: 05/02/2021 | Updated: 01/03/2021 | aslamiah

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