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(As of 17th November 2021)

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(As of 17th November 2021)


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​Last Updated on: Tuesday, 4th January 2022

Dear Staff & Students,

In view of the current circumstances related to the COVID-19 outbreak & in compliance with the government’s recent announcement, all books borrowed will be entitled for a longer borrowing duration and will have to be returned by 28th February 2022. We encourage library patrons to fully utilise our online library resources which are accessible through our library website here. If you have any questions pertaining to library services, please contact us through Library Helpdesk and we will do our best to assist you.

Thank you for your patience & we appreciate your understanding and co-operation during this trying times.

Stay Safe and Stay Healthy always.


Last Updated on: Monday, 22nd November 2021

Dear Staff & Students,

In view of the current circumstances related to the COVID-19 outbreak & in compliance with the government’s recent announcement, all books borrowed will be entitled for a longer borrowing duration and will have to be returned by 10th January 2022. We encourage library patrons to fully utilise our online library resources which are accessible through our library website here. If you have any question pertaining to library services, please contact us through Library Helpdesk and we will do our best to assist you.

Thank you for your patience & we appreciate your understanding and co-operation during this trying times.

Stay Safe and Stay Healthy always.


​Last Updated on: Friday, 15th October 2021

Re-Opening of APU Campus – Welcome - 18th Oct 2021

Dear Students,

Further to our earlier announcements, APU’s campus will reopen in stages for Hybrid classes (both face-to-face in the classroom as well as online) from Monday 18th October 2021 onwards.

If your current semester commenced in September 2021 or later, a selection of your classes will be held in Hybrid Mode, and this is now reflected in your Time-Tables. For those whose current semesters commenced prior to September 2021, your classes will be held in Hybrid mode from the start from your next semester.

Those who are unable to return to campus will still be able to continue following classes in Online Learning mode until further notice.

For guidance, the list of intakes involved hybrid mode learning may be accessed from https://www.apu.edu.my/sites/default/files/apuopeningcampus_18oct2021v5.pdf.

Apart from the above, all Laboratories, the Library, Discussion Spaces and common areas and the cafeteria are open to any student across all intakes.

As we prepare to welcome you to the campus, we would like to provide guidance on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that will be in force. 

ENTRY INTO THE CAMPUS

In order to regulate entry into the APU campus, 2 separate entrances have been set up:

Accessibility

Entrance

Category 1: Current Students with physical APCard
(Have been to the campus previously)

Main Entrance at Level 1M

Category 2: Students without physical APCard
(Never been on campus for physical classes)

Grand Staircase up to Level 3

Notes:

  • All Students with physical disabilities will use the Main Entrance at Level 1M
  • Entry into the APIIT Campus for all students will be at the Main Atrium.

IMPORTANT:

PURSUANT TO MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND NSC SOPs, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

ONLY FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS ARE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO THE CAMPUS. THIS WIL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED BY UNIVERSITY PERSONNEL AT BOTH ENTRY POINTS.

Steps for entry into the Campus (Only for Fully Vaccinated Persons):

Scan the MySejahtera QR Code available at the entrance.
Display your MySejahtera Check-in information for our Entry Personnel to verify your Vaccination Status.

Category 1 Students:

  1. Proceed to the Facial Recognition (APFace)/Temperature Scanner Station for screening and authentication Category 1
  2. Proceed into the campus.

Category 2 Students:

  1. Proceed to the APFace/Temperature Scanner for Temperature Screening
  2. Proceed to the Centre Court for APCard Collection and APFace Registration. For guidance on APFace registration, please visit APFace knowledge base.

NOTE: Anyone detected to have a temperature of 37.5 Degrees and above, or who display Covid-19 symptoms will not be allowed entry, and are advised to immediately seek medical attention.

PARKING

Parking for new students (those without APCards) will be at the open-air parking in front of the campus across the road (Zone B).  APU Security Guards will guide you to the car park.  Parking in this Zone will be free of charge from 18 Oct 21 (Monday) to 22 Oct 21 (Friday), and will chargeable according to the published rates from 25th Oct 21.

Students who already possess APCards may use the covered parking (Zone A) and must ensure that there is sufficient balance in their cards prior to exit.

SHUTTLE SERVICE

The shuttle service from the LRT and external APU Accommodation to APU/APIIT will operate based on the schedule published on the ApSpace accessible from https://www.apu.edu.my/sites/default/files/apu_shuttle_services_2021_version_6_18_oct_2021.pdf.


HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES WHILE ON CAMPUS:

  • FACEMASKS ARE TO BE WORN AT ALL TIMES DURING ENTRY AND ON CAMPUS, EXCEPT WHILE DINING IN THE CAFETERIA.
  • PHYSICAL DISTANCE OF 1 METER IS TO BE MAINTAINED BETWEEN 2 PERSONS AT ALL TIMES.
  • PHYSICAL CONTACT OF ANY SORT SHOULD BE AVOIDED.
  • THE REGULAR SANITISATION OF HANDS IS HGHLY ENCOURAGED. AUTOMATIC SANITISER DISPENSERS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE CAMPUS.

As part of campus safety measures, all classrooms, laboratories, the library, office areas and common spaces are frequently and comprehensively sanitised.

While we take measures to keep everyone safe, these measures will only work if everyone exercises self-protection and self-discipline, placing the health and safety of anyone we are in contact with at the highest level of importance.

Campus Security Personnel are empowered to deny entry to any persons who may pose a danger to the APU Campus Community. This may also include requesting individuals involved to leave the Campus immediately.

Welcome (back) to the Campus and we look forward to working together to ensure a safe and healthy learning and working environment for everyone.

Enjoy your APU Campus experience!

APIIT Group Corporate Communications


Last Updated on: Saturday, 2nd October 2021

MOHE initiative on flight arrangement for Sabah & Sarawak students

Dear students,

Further to our email dated 25th September 2021 entitled ‘MOHE initiative on flight arrangement for Sabah & Sarawak students’, we wish to inform you that we had just received an update from the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) on the link where you could express your interest to book your ticket. Please see the attachment of the posters circulated by MOHE.

Link to register:
https://iptpelajar.mohe.gov.my/

Deadline to register:
Latest by Wednesday, 6th October 2021 at 12:00pm

We wish to reiterate that the flight arrangement is an initiative of MOHE provided to students as an option. Teaching and Learning will be conducted in Hybrid mode (face to face and online) until further notice as per our recent announcement. Students at all levels in semesters commencing in September 2021 onwards will have the option of attending classes physically in campus. Further details are available at https://www.apu.edu.my/covid-19-faq

Stay Safe & Stay Healthy.

APU & APIIT Group Communications


Last Updated on Monday, 23rd March 2020

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