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Extension of Temporary Closure of TAR UC from 29 April - 12 May 2020

April 23, 2020 | Campus News

Following from Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s 23 April 2020 announcement on the third extension of movement control order to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) will be temporarily closed from 29 April - 12 May 2020 at all of its campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang and Sabah.

In view of the MCO extension, TAR UC has rescheduled the commencement dates of the May 2020 intakes. Below are the new commencement dates of the May 2020 intakes:

Programme of Study Original Commencement Date New Commencement Date
Foundation and A Level 12 May 2020 (Orientation) 1 June 2020 (e-Orientation)
Diploma and Bachelor Degree 18 May 2020 (Orientation) 9 June 2020 (e-Orientation)
Postgraduate Degree (by Coursework) 27 May 2020 (Week 1) 15 June 2020 (Week 1)
Postgraduate Degree (by Research) Calendar date remains status-quo

Application for the May 2020 intakes is still open and prospective students are advised to submit their applications online at www.tarc.edu.my. However, prospective students and parents who have specific enquiries on application and intakes can still reach us via email or mobile phone. The list of contact details is as per attached herewith. Alternatively, the contact details can also be found on the TAR UC official website at www.tarc.edu.my. Prospective students are also advised to send in applications online at www.tarc.edu.my.

We will also conduct the Orientation for the May/June 2020 Semester online (‘eOrientation’) and deliver the courses offered in the May/June 2020 Semester via e-learning platforms until such time when the campus is open and we are allowed to commence face-to-face delivery. Given the current situation, TAR UC believes that the e-Orientation and online teaching-learning-assessment is the most practical option for students.

For new students whose families are facing financial difficulties during this period, TAR UC is offering a new Covid-19 Instalment Plan to assist them. TAR UC Covid19 Instalment Plan is specifically offered to newly registered TAR UC students for the May/June 2020 Semester to bring financial relief by providing greater flexibility for the first semester fee instalment plan. This plan is available to fulltime new Malaysian students who have been given offers of admission into Foundation, A Level, Diploma and Bachelor Degree programmes. For more information on the TAR UC Covid-19 Instalment Plan, click on www.tarc.edu.my/pubinfo/covid-19-instalment-plan/ or contact the Bursary at 011-1075 8581 or email Ms Tang Ming Hui (Manager, Bursary) at [email protected] or Mr Moses Ooi (Bursar) at [email protected].

In addition, TAR UC also offers Merit Scholarships to prospective students with excellent academic results. Qualified prospective students will be automatically awarded the Merit Scholarship up to 100% waiver of tuition fees. Merit scholarship is open for students applying for Foundation, A Level, Diploma and Bachelor Degree programmes. Interested prospective students may visit TAR UC website at https://www.tarc.edu.my/admissions/a/merit-scholarship/ for more information and eligibility criteria or contact the Department of Admissions and Credit Evaluation at 011-1078 5997 or email [email protected].

TAR UC also provides Interest-free revolving student loans for financially needy and deserving students. Student loans are open for full-time TAR UC students who are pursuing Foundation, Diploma and Bachelor Degree programmes. More information on TAR UC student loans can be found at https://www.tarc.edu.my/dsa/financial-aid/study-loans/.Alternatively, prospective students may contact the Department of Student Affairs at 011 – 1087 5854 or email [email protected]

The management of TAR UC will continue to monitor the situation closely and take all the necessary precautionary measures to safeguard the health and safety of the community in TAR UC. Further updates will be announced on TAR UC website, Facebook and Instagram from time to time.

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