UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN

Terms & Conditions

Acceptance of Offer / Registration

You are considered to have accepted the offer of admission only after having paid the tuition and other fees on or before the due date of payment stipulated in the Letter of Offer. 

Late registration and payments may be accepted at the absolute discretion of the University and subject to the imposition of any prescribed late registration fee and charges. 

The University reserves the right to reject registration and payments made after the stipulated due date notwithstanding that such payments were inadvertently accepted by the University's agent for banking or collection. 

A student who has registered for a programme leading to a Foundation or a Bachelor's degree of this University shall not be allowed to register concurrently for another programme leading to a Foundation or Bachelor's degree of this University or a programme of any other university. 

A student who has registered for a programme leading to a degree or diploma of another university shall not be allowed to register concurrently for a programme leading to a Foundation or Bachelor's degree of this University. 

Any student found to be pursuing more than one programme of study in the University at any given time is liable to have his student status terminated in one of the programmes at the absolute discretion of the University. The onus is on the student to withdraw from his current programme of study should he decide to register for another programme with the University. 

A postgraduate degree candidate of this University may register concurrently for another postgraduate degree programme in this University or another university if:

  • the candidate possesses excellent academic credentials;
  • the candidate registers concurrently for not more than two postgraduate degree programmes at any time;
  • the concurrent programmes are part-time postgraduate degree programmes; and
  • the concurrent programmes are in different areas of specialisation, whereby the research materials and data obtained and submitted for the degree of one programme would not be submitted for the degree of the other programme.
It is the responsibility of the candidate to devote adequate time and effort into the postgraduate programmes pursued.

The candidate shall, upon registration, be required to sign a letter of undertaking that the same research materials and data would not be submitted for both postgraduate degree programmes. In the event that the student violates this undertaking, the University shall terminate the programme of the student with immediate effect or retract the degree, if the degree has been awarded.

Students must note that on accepting a place at the University upon payment of fees, they are giving an undertaking to observe the Rules and Regulations of the University. These include payment of fees, attendance at classes and at examinations; and observance of other Rules and Regulations of the University.

Students are responsible for familiarising themselves with these Rules and Regulations which may be amended from time to time. Students are to note that any breach of the Rules and Regulations may lead to disciplinary action.

The University will exercise all reasonable endeavours to deliver programmes as described in the University's Website. However, the University reserves the right to vary the contents or methodology of delivery of the programmes, to discontinue and/or to merge programmes, if such action is deemed necessary by the University and where necessary approval has been obtained. If the University discontinues a programme, it will endeavours its best to provide a suitable alternative programme.

The University is not liable for any damage to students' property, the transfer of computer viruses to students' equipments, personal injury to students caused by the misuse or unauthorised use of the University's equipment or students not exercising due care whilst on the University's premises or engaging in University activities.

WITHDRAWAL

Students who wish to withdraw from the University are required to submit the "Notification to Withdraw from the University" form obtainable from the Division of Admissions and Credit Evaluation/Faculty/Centre for Foundation Studies General Office.

The application for withdrawal must be accompanied by the copy of the student identification card, if any.

The official date of withdrawal is the date on which a student's withdrawal form is received by the University even if the student has stopped attending lectures earlier.

All books and other facilities borrowed from the University must be returned. The University entrusts you with this responsibility. Your failure to do so will result in the withholding of all refundable deposit due to you including the caution money.

Please note:

  • In the event that the notification of withdrawal from you is received by the University before the commencement date of the course as stipulated in the Letter of Offer, there will be a refund of 70% of the tuition fees paid. There will be no refund of any other fees paid (except for caution money).
  • There will not be any refund of fees paid except for caution money where the notification to withdraw is received by the University (during office hours) on/after the commencement date of the course as stipulated in the Letter of Offer.

Caution money or Security Bond Deposit may be refunded, upon written application, after completion of or withdrawal from studies which application must be made within one year from date of completion or withdrawal.

Click here to apply for the refund of caution money:
 
Application for Refund of Caution Money

The University may set-off as against the caution money any sums owing to the University including but not restricted to outstanding fees, costs of books or items unreturned or breakage or damage to laboratory equipment or University property.