|Accreditations||ASSURANCE OF QUALITY
We are renowned for our links with industry and business, and for the practical and applied nature of our courses. Our courses are identical in all aspects to those offered at Curtin's main campus in Australia, are endorsed by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Malaysian Public Services Department (JPA), and accredited by professional bodies, ensuring wide recognition. It is characteristics like these that differentiate our courses from those of other universities.
Every aspect of the academic programs including course materials and examinations delivered at the Sarawak Campus are identical to the Curtin programs offered in Perth.
|Library||Curtin's Student Portal:
Curtin's student portal, called OASIS (Online Access to Student Information Systems) delivers secure and personalised information and online services to you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - anywhere in the world. OASIS provides single-point access to email, library catalogues and databases, online learning systems, exam results, and the Official Communications Channel through which official correspondence is delivered.
Library and Information Services:
The Curtin Sarawak Library and Information Service (LIS) supports staff and students in teaching, learning and research by expanding and maintaining the breadth and depth of the collections and other information resources. LIS provides assistance and instruction in using these resources by conducting training in the areas of finding and gathering relevant information, evaluating information sources and managing information.
LIS also facilitates inter-library loans with other academic, public and special libraries throughout Malaysia for Curtin´s students and staff. Students also have access to the Library at Curtins Bentley campus in Perth through its networked facilities. In particular, they have access to a wide range of academic publications through electronic databases of abstracts and full-text articles.
Students working in laboratories within Curtin University, Sarawak Campus do so under the condition that they abide by Rules and Regulations regarding good conduct and safety. The Science Laboratory Staff requires students to read and sign a form designed to ensure that students understand the necessity of acting responsibly and with care when working in the Science Laboratory.
|Career Guide / Help||Career Counseling:
Career Counseling is dedicated to assisting you in your career development. The Career Counseling process encourages you to explore career path possibilities, enhance self-discovery, develop your own concept of self-identity, gain confidence, and make decisions about the directions you will take along your career path.
To cancel or reschedule an appointment, please contact the Counselling Centre at least 24 hours before the scheduled appointment; failure to do so may result in some delay in rescheduling your appointment and will count toward the individual counselling session limit. It is the student's responsibility to reschedule missed or cancelled appointments.
Excellent on-campus accommodation is available for students at reasonable rates. Accommodation is open to all registered local and foreign students of Curtin University. Priority is given to students from overseas or outside of Miri.
Monday to Friday 830am - 430pm
We are located at:
Phone : 085 - 443869
Fax : 085 - 443947
FAQ / Enquiries : firstname.lastname@example.org
|Clinic||Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance (GHS):
It is compulsory for all international students to purchase the Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance with annual premium of RM220 per student subject to yearly renewal. This scheme is offered to full time students between the age of 17 and 45. Students will be given "Healthcard" and enjoy the benefit of cashless hospital admission. More information on the insurance scheme is available at the International Office.
Claim Procedure for Curtin International Students (Small Claim)
AXA Insurance Policy
AXA Insurance Cashless Admission
If the medical bill/receipt is above RM300.00, the students need the attending doctor to fill up the medical report as per the AXA medical claim form. The doctor may apply charges for filling up the medical report. (AXA will compensate RM50.00 for each medical report)
If the medical bill/receipt is below RM300.00, medical report is NOT necessary. However, the doctor need to illustrate the nature of illness and accident on the receipt.
AXA has placed their medical forms at the Columbia Asia and Miri City Medical Centre (MCMC) reception counters.
For the benefits of our international students, The University has made it MANDATORY for international students to be insured under Group Hospitalization & Surgical (GHS) insurance arranged by The University. The annual premium & entitlement benefits are of reasonable amount. GHS members are given a Healthcare card each, to serve as a guarantee of payment to the hospitals in case of emergency.
The University will arrange for the foreign students to undergo a more thorough medical check-up at local specialist institution, of which will involve blood and urine tests, and chest x-ray.
There are sports and social clubs that cater for the recreational needs of students. The sporting and recreational complex at the Lutong Campus includes a soccer field, basketball, badminton and volleyball courts, indoor soccer, jogging track and gymnasium. Students are encouraged to make the most of campus life by participating in such games and other social activities that are organised from time to time. Students may also approach the Student Council to start up new clubs, games and social activities.
A large cafeteria with a number of food stalls forms part of the Student Service Complex at the Lutong Campus. These food outlets provide a range of Asian, Malaysian, Western and local menu for staff and students. All food outlets provide halal food. Eating out in Miri is relatively cheap and there are plenty of choices, including excellent seafood and major fast-food chains.
Students are able to get some light snacks, food items, stationery items, e.g. Writing pads, transparency and A4 paper and photocopy services from the convenience shop.
A prayer room for Muslim students and staff at the Lutong Campus is located adjacent to the cafeteria and main lecture theater.
|Transportation||Curtin Shuttle Bus Service|
|Off Campus Transportation||Curtin Shuttle Bus Service|
|Off Campus Accommodation||Accommodation is an important consideration while you are living far from home. You should arrange for alternative accommodation before you leave your home country if you have not secured on campus accommodation for the duration of your course.
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L&P Consultant Services
Lot 2929, 2nd Floor,
Faradale Shophouse, Jln Bulan Sabit,
98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. Tel: 085-410908 / 085-430908 / 085-661988 / 019-885 0908 / 019-867 8764
Fax: 085-410908 / 085-661988
CT Academic Services
Lot 530, 1st Floor,
Pelita Commercial Centre,
98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Tel: 085-438830 / 013-830 7830 / 012-899 2866
|Payment Methods||You may effect fee payment through any of the following ways:
By cash, cheque or bankdraft at any Maybank branch nationwide (at the teller counter or through the Cash Deposit machines and Cheque Deposit Machines).
Important: you must write down your name and ID number on the bank-in slip for identification of payment as indicated below:
By cash, cheque, bankdraft or credit card (VISA / MasterCard) at the University Cashier's Office situated on campus in Building GP401, ground level. The office is opened from 9am 4pm, Monday to Friday, except during public holidays.
By telegraphic transfer (TT) to the University's designated bank account:
Malayan Banking Berhad,
No 112 Jalan Bendahara,
98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia Bank Account No: 511010-554408
Bank Account Name: Curtin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Swift code: MBBEMYKL
Important: You must fax your TT slip to the University at Fax: +60 85 443971 or send it via e-mail to email@example.com after the TT transaction is completed.
By cheque or bankdraft through post or courier addressed to Financial Services Department, Curtin University of Technology Sarawak Campus, Malaysia, CDT 250, 98009 Miri, Sarawak . Do not send any cash in the mail or courier.
By credit card by completing and faxing the Credit Card Authorization Form which can be downloaded here.
Payment by cheque or bankdraft
If you are paying by cheque / bankdraft, please follow these simple steps before remitting your payment:
1. Make the cheque or bankdraft payable to Curtin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. 2. On the reverse side of your cheque or bank draft, please indicate the following information:
- Your full name as appear in your IC or passport - Your Curtin Sarawak student ID No. - The University's bank account name and bank account number
|Account Name||Malayan Banking Berhad,
No 112 Jalan Bendahara,
98000 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Bank Account No: 511010-554408
Bank Account Name: Curtin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Swift code: MBBEMYKL
|Charges||Late Payment, Penalties and Sanctions:
Late payment penalty will be imposed by the University for payment received after the fee payment due date.
Important: If you are sending your cheque / bankdraft via post or courier, you must ensure the payment is received by the Cashier's Office before payment due date.
Penalty charge will be incurred on:
Returned cheques, due to technical error : RM10.00
SANCTIONS will be applied to your student account when there are outstanding fees or charges. If you have a sanction on your account you will not be able to register for classes and re-enrolling, and access to academic and administrative services may be barred.
The sanction will also prevent access to results and academic transcripts, attendance to graduation ceremony and issuing of awards. If you are enrolled as an international student, your student visa may also be at risk. Once the fees or charges have been paid the sanction will be removed.
Various deadlines apply for unit enrolment and withdrawal. Students should ensure they comply with these deadlines as there is no guarantee that late applications will be accepted. Late fee also applies if course fees are not paid by the due date.
Late fees are outlined in the table below.
Late re-enrolment in unit (where accepted) RM100
Late Payment Fees – Course Fee A late fee will be imposed for payment received after the fee payment due date, or failure to pay installment of course fee (if applicable) by an agreed due date for each installment. Fee payment due dates are stated in the Academic Calendar and application for Fee Installment Plan.
Late Payment Fees – course fee (Foundation & Diploma) RM50
Late Payment Fees – course fee (Degree) RM100
Late Withdrawal Fees (where applicable and where approved) Up to RM500 per application
Late fee will only be waived in exceptional circumstances. Documentary evidence supporting the appeal will be required accompanying the appeal letter.
|Currencies Accepted||All international students are required to pay tuition fees directly to the University. New students are required to pay their indicative tuition fee before entering Malaysia. Re-enrolling students are required to pay the semester tuition fee by the due date stated in the Academic Calendar. International students who do not pay their full tuition fee by the due date may be excluded from the University.
Please contact the International Office if you believe you will have difficulty paying your semester tuition fee by the due date.
|Scholarships||Curtin Sarawak offers Curtin Foundation Scholarships, Curtin First Year Degree Scholarships and Shell-Curtin Scholarships. Students are advised to contact the Loans & Scholarships Section, Student Services Department, for details and application forms.
Scholarships are also offered by private and government organisations:
Yayasan Sarawak: Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship
JPA Sabah Scholarship
Students have to contact the respective organisations for details and application forms.
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|Alumni Details|| In support of the University's vision and goals, Curtin Alumni Relations' mission is to foster closer relationships with the goal of creating a lifetime connection between the University and its alumni and friends.
Within this framework, the Alumni Relations Office serves to: Facilitate communication among and between Curtin and our graduates and friends, Enhance the national and international reputation of the University, Support the development of the University, and Provide for wealth generation through the cultivation and development of philanthropic revenue streams.
In pursuit of this mission, our vision is simple: "To deliver one of the finest and most successful alumni programs in the country."