UPDATE 2: ADDITIONAL MEASURES

Dear students and parents,

Due to the evolving nature of novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), INTI will be taking additional precautionary measures to safeguard our INTI and wider communities.

The safety and wellbeing of our students, faculty, staff and communities remain our main priority and we thank you for your kind cooperation and understanding.

  1. All students who have travelled to mainland China; or who have been in close contact with individuals who have arrived from mainland China for less than 14 days or Patients Under Investigation (PUI) for 2019-nCoV are required to:
    1. carry out a 14-day self-quarantine
      A self-quarantine means you will stay in your home or accommodations, not attend classes or go out, and limit contact with other individuals. This follows the guidance of the Ministry of Health and helps to reduce any possible infection.

      The timeline below should be followed:

      Day 0 Arrive in Malaysia / close contact with individuals who have arrived from mainland China for less than 14 days, or Patients Under Investigation (PUI)
      Day 1 – 14 Self-quarantine and monitoring
      Day 15 Return to class if there are no symptoms of 2019-nCoV

      A leave of absence will be granted to all students who need to complete the quarantine. You can still use Blackboard for your class materials and updates.

    2. submit an online Travel & Health Declaration Form: CLICK HERE to access this form via Google Forms. If you are unable to access Google Forms, please CLICK HERE to access an alternative link.

    On your first day of coming back to class, please inform your Student Services Department.

    Should you feel unwell and need assistance, please contact your campus’ emergency response team.

    Contact details have been provided in your INTI email for both Student Services and the emergency response team.

    All students who are unwell, and/or are under observation for 2019-nCoV, are also kindly requested to inform Student Services as soon as possible. Please also provide details on any individuals you have been in contact with over the last 3 days.

  2. All students who have travelled out of Malaysia (other than mainland China), will need to complete and submit an online Travel & Health Declaration Form : CLICK HERE to access this form via Google Forms. If you are unable to access Google Forms, please CLICK HERE to access an alternative link.

    This form is to be completed on your first day back to campus.

    Carefully monitor your health over the next two weeks, and if you have any of these symptoms:
    – runny nose
    – cough
    – sore throat
    – fever
    – headache
    – feeling tired / unwell

    seek medical attention immediately and quarantine yourself until the doctors clear you of any possible infection.

    You are not permitted to attend classes during this time and will be granted a leave of absence. Kindly inform Student Services of your illness as soon as possible.

    Please also provide us the details of any individuals you have been in contact with over the last 3 days.

  3. In line with global health advisories, we advise you to take the following precautions during this period:
    1. Avoid crowded places and close contact with people who are unwell
    2. Practice good hygiene and wash your hands often especially before handling food or after respiratory secretions like coughing or sneezing
    3. Wear a mask if you have any respiratory symptoms such as coughing or sneezing
    4. Avoid contact where live animals are sold and do not consume raw or undercooked meat
    5. Seek medical attention immediately if you are feeling unwell

Should you require assistance while on campus, please contact the emergency response team.

INTI will continue to monitor the situation closely and will follow the guidance of the Ministry of Health and relevant authorities. Regular updates will be sent to your INTI email and when necessary, through the Student Services, INTIMA and Faculty Facebook pages.

While we recognize the decisions we have made may cause some inconvenience, we thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to keep our entire INTI community safe.

Thank you,
INTI International University & Colleges


31 Jan 2020

Dear parents, students, and staff,

Over the past 2 weeks, we have shared messages to keep students, faculty and staff informed on the actions we are taking to ensure the wellbeing of our INTI community. However, in light of new developments on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), INTI will be taking the following additional precautionary measures to safeguard the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff. These measures are in line with global health and safety standards, and will be implemented with immediate effect.

  1. All students and staff who have travelled to mainland China these last two weeks (since 20th January) will be required to:
    1. undertake a 14-day self-quarantine at home or in designated campus accommodations, from the day they arrive back in Malaysia. You will be officially granted a leave of absence / work from home arrangements (for staff). This means:

      Day 0 Date of arrival in Malaysia
      Day 1 – 14 Self-quarantine and monitoring
      Day 15 Return to work if there are no symptoms of nCoV

    2. complete and submit the online Travel & Health Declaration Form : kindly CLICK HERE to access the form.

    During this quarantine period, you are not permitted to attend classes or come to campus, and where possible, to minimise personal contact with family, friends, students, and staff. Students will continue to receive support through INTI’s online learning portal.

    After the 14-day quarantine period, when students and staff do not show any illness or flu-like symptoms related to nCoV, you may return to classes on campus.

    On your first day of returning to campus after the quarantine period, please inform your respective Student Services Departments / HR Departments of your return.

    Should you feel unwell and require assistance, please contact your campus emergency response teams – contact persons and numbers have been shared with you via your INTI email.

    All students or staff who are unwell, and/or are under observation for nCoV, are kindly requested to inform Student Services / HR as soon as possible. Please also provide details on any individuals you have been in contact with over the last 3 days.

  2. All students and staff who have travelled out of Malaysia (other than those travelling to mainland China) these last two weeks (since 20th January), will also need to complete and submit the online Travel & Health Declaration Form : kindly CLICK HERE to access the form.

    This form is to be completed before your first day back to the campus.

    Do carefully monitor your health over the next two weeks, and should you exhibit the following symptoms:
    – runny nose
    – cough
    – sore throat
    – fever
    – headache
    – general feeling of being unwell

    please seek medical attention and quarantine yourself until the doctors clear you of any possible infection.

    You are not permitted to attend classes or return to campus during this time and will be officially granted a leave of absence / work from home arrangements (for staff). Kindly inform Student Services / HR of your illness as soon as possible.

    All students or staff who are unwell, and/or are under observation for nCoV, are kindly requested to inform Student Services / HR as soon as possible. Please also provide details on any individuals you have been in contact with over the last 3 days.

  3. In line with the global health advisory, we advise all students and staff to take the following precautions during this period:
    1. Avoid crowded places and close contact with people who are unwell
    2. Practice good hygiene and wash your hands often especially before handling food or after respiratory secretions like coughing or sneezing
    3. Wear a mask if you have any respiratory symptoms such as coughing or sneezing
    4. Avoid contact where live animals are sold and do not consume raw or undercooked meat
    5. Seek medical attention immediately if you are feeling unwell

Should any staff or students require assistance while on campus, please contact your emergency response teams for assistance. Contact persons and numbers have been shared with you via your INTI email.

Please be assured that we are monitoring the situation closely and following the advice of the Ministry of Health and relevant authorities. Regular updates will be sent via email and where necessary, through the SSD, INTIMA and Faculty Facebook pages.

While we recognize the decisions we have made may cause some inconvenience, we thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to keep our entire INTI community safe.

Thank you,
INTI International University & Colleges