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Last Updated on: Monday, 31st May 2021

Dear Students,

The Prime Minister's Office has announced a three-phase nationwide lockdown that will start with a "Total Lockdown" from Tuesday, 1st June 2021 to 14th June 2021.

Please note the following:

1. Online Learning will continue for all intakes. Hybrid classes is not permitted under the Lockdown SOPs until further notice. Please do engage with your Lecturers or Programme Leader via teams or by email should you face any difficulties with your online classes.

2. Students are not allowed to travel inter-state or inter-district during the Lockdown.

3. Administrative Services, Visa Services, Bursary & Students Services will remain closed at Campus from 1st June 2021 to 14th June 2021. However, full support and advise will be available for all students through online channels.

4. For Students who are staying at APU Accommodation, please note the following:

  • Modesto and Picante will be operational for take away during the lock down. Picante and our convenience shop will close at 8pm daily. We therefore encourage you to make your purchases by 7:45pm.
  • Clinic Oceana @ APU campus will be opened as usual from Mon-Fri between 9.00am to 5.00pm, throughout the Lockdown period, except public holidays.
  • There is no need to resort to any panic buying to stock up on groceries as food items will be available throughout lock down period from the usual retail outlets.
  • Please avoid leaving the campus and your accommodation unless it is absolutely very essential. No one should be outside after 8pm – the authorities will be making their rounds to check on this regularly, so please do comply with this at all times during the lockdown.
  • No sporting/gym activities are allowed throughout Lockdown.
  • Please observe the SOPs including the wearing of face masks at ALL times, physical distancing, frequent sanitizing and hand washing in our fight against this infectious disease, to curb and to eliminate its spread.
  • Do not participate in any social gatherings even to visit your friends or relatives, or travel in groups – do stay indoors and stay safe.
  • Do reach out to your accommodation wardens should you require any assistance.

Please stay safe and practice good hygiene and take all necessary precautions to minimise the risk of infection. While we truly understand the difficulties and inconveniences that you may face in adhering to the lockdown SOPs, please take note of the seriousness of the situation.

If you have any queries, please contact us at covid-response@apu.edu.my.

Stay Safe & Stay Healthy.

Regards,
APU/APIIT Welfare & Safety


Last Updated on: Tuesday, 11th May 2021 

COVID-19 UPDATE: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATION-WIDE MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) EFFECTIVE MAY 12, 2021 TO JUNE 7, 2021

Dear Students,

On May 10, 2021, the Prime Minister of Malaysia had announced the implementation of the ‘Movement Control Order’ for the entire nation from Wednesday, 12 May 2021 till Monday, 7 June 2021.

APU is committed to supporting the government’s efforts to contain and prevent the spread of Covid-19 and in this respect will adhere to directives from the Government and the Ministry of Higher Education on this matter.

Please note the following:

  1. Online Learning will continue for all intakes.
  2. Hybrid classes will not be scheduled until further notice.
  3. Malaysian students who have been given permission by the University to return to their hometown for the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration will be allowed to return to their accommodation in the Klang Valley based on the specific date mentioned in the approval letter. Students are requested to self-isolate upon return and self-attend classes online from their accommodation and restrict their movement.
  4. Library & Laboratories will remain open.
  5. Sports & Gym facilities on campus will be closed during the MCO, in compliance with SOPs issued by the authorities.
  6. Administrative Services, Visa Services, Bursary & Students Services will remain open from 10 AM to 4 PM. If you need to visit the campus for these services, please make an appointment at http://www.apu.edu.my/explore-apu/contact-us

Please adhere to the SOPs published. Please stay safe and practice good hygiene and take all necessary precautions to minimise the risk of infection.

If you have any queries, please contact us at covid-response@apu.edu.my.

Stay Safe & Stay Healthy.

Regards,
APU/APIIT Welfare & Safety


Last Updated on Monday, 23rd March 2020

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