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    • UNIVERSITY RULES AND REGULATIONS HANDBOOK © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED First Edition First Printing June 2003 Second Printing December 2003 Second Edition First Printing June 2004 Third Edition First Printing June 2005 Fourth Edition First Printing June 2006 Fifth Edition First Printing May 2007 Sixth Edition First Printing June 2009 Second Printing December 2009 Seventh Edition June 2010 No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means, including electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR. All information is correct at the time of printing and may be subject to change without notice. The publisher does not bear any responsibility for any incorrect information or omission. Every measure has been taken to make this book comprehensive and accurate. Cover Page : ‘UniKL Robot’ Courtesy from the Creative Multimedia Section, Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Campus, Malaysian Institute of Information Technology
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook LIST OF CONTENT NO MAIN TOPICS PAGE Preface i Student’s Responsibilities ii Glossary iii ACADEMIC RULES AND REGULATIONS 1.0 The Academic Year 1 2.0 Student Status 2 3.0 Semester Registration 2 4.0 Subject Registration 2 5.0 Change of Academic Programme 4 6.0 Types of Subject 4 7.0 Credit Evaluation Scheme 5 8.0 Credit Exemptions 7 9.0 Credit Replacements 8 10.0 Credit Transfer 8 11.0 Application Procedures for Credit Exemptions and Credit Transfers 8 12.0 The Principles of Transferring and Exempting Credits 9 13.0 Grade System 9 14.0 Attendance 12 15.0 Eligibility to Sit for Examinations 13 16.0 Evaluation Scheme 13 17.0 Academic Standing 14 18.0 Dean’s List 16 19.0 Graduating 16 20.0 Deferment of Study 16 21.0 Re-admission after withdrawal or termination of studies 18 22.0 General Allocations 18 Appendix 1 20-21 EXAMINATION RULES AND REGULATIONS 1.0 Commission of an Academic Offence 22 2.0 Examination Rules and Regulations 23 3.0 Examination Misconduct 26 4.0 Penalty 27 STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT 1.0 Principles 28 2.0 Objectives 28 3.0 The Use of Code (Application) 29 4.0 Definition of Terms 29 5.0 Responsibilities 31 LISTOFCONTENT
    • NO MAIN TOPICS PAGE 6.0 Authority 31 7.0 Attitude Desired in a Student 32 8.0 Rules 33 9.0 Principles for Determining Wrongdoing 54 10.0 Procedures for Disciplinary Action 54 11.0 Disciplinary Action 58 12.0 Appeal against Disciplinary Action 59 Appendix A Student’s Declaration 61
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook  PREFACE Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) Rules and Regulations Handbook (7th edition)- the UniKL Rules and Regulations (URR) Handbook for Diploma and Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree programmes. The UniKL Rules and Regulations Handbook (URR) (7th edition) provides the framework for the conduct of academic activities and the code of conduct of students of UniKL. The URR was endorsed for adoption in the UniKL Senate Meeting No. 30 (3/2010 meeting on 20 May 2010. The UniKL Rules and Regulations are implemented on the Diploma and Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree Programme students starting with the July 2010 academic session. PREFACE
    • ii UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENT’SRESPONSIBILITY STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY Students of Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) are bound to abide by all sections of the Academic Rules and Regulations and to observe the procedures that govern their relations with the University. Each student of UniKL is required to: 1. Understand, appreciate, and comply with all regulations stipulated in this University Rules and Regulations (URR) handbook. 2. Be responsible and proactive in obtaining guidance and advice from the lecturers, Student Academic Advisors, Coordinators, Section Heads, administrative staff and the Administration of Institutes for any form of predicaments. 3. Take appropriate actions pertaining to the stipulated regulations stated in this University Rules and Regulations (URR) handbook which are (and not limited to): a) to fulfill all the academic requirements stipulated in the curriculum of the Academic Programme enrolled at the UniKL; b) to attend lectures/practical training/industrial training/practicum/clinical training specified by the University. c) to complete the registration exercises in the course enrolled within the specified time; d) to pay the stipulated amount of the University’s fees within the stipulated time. 4. Be responsible to fulfill all requirements of his diploma or bachelor’s degree programme and of his own progress towards the completion of those requirements. 5. Avoid reproducing or imitating closely the work and/or opinion of others obtained through prints or electronic materials without acknowledging or disclosing their source(s).
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook iii GLOSSARY GLOSSARY The ‘Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)’ was incorporated and established in 2002 as a private institution of higher learning under the Private Higher Education Act 1995 (Act 555). The ‘University’ is the Universiti Kuala Lumpur. The ‘Constitution’ refers to the Constitution of Universiti Kuala Lumpur. The ‘Senate’ refers to the Senate of Universiti Kuala Lumpur which is the highest authority on academic matters at the University constituted under Article 23 of the UniKL Constitution. The ‘President’ is the Chief Executive Officer or whomsoever who holds the office of the Chief Executive as per Article 10 of the UniKL Constitution. He is the highest executive appointed by the Board of Directors of UniKL to manage and administer the operations of UniKL The ‘Institute’ is the learning centre where the academic programmes of the Universiti are delivered. The ‘Dean’ is appointed by the Universiti as the head of academic at the institute. An ‘Academic Programme’ is the programme of study specified by UniKL for the conferment of a diploma or a bachelor’s degree. An ‘Academic Staff’ is a teaching professional appointed by University. These include professors, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, assistant lecturers, specialists, instructors and any person who is hired to teach at the Universiti. ‘Credit Hours’ is a quantitative measure reflecting the volume and the learning load to attain the required learning outcome. ‘Credit’ is the measure of students’ academic load in order to attain a set of learning outcomes. An academic load is a quantitative measure of all students learning time (SLT) which are guided and independent learning activities. The 40 hours of notional learning time is valued as 1 (one) credit.1 1 Malaysian Qualification Framework, 2007 page 18 & 19 The academic loading based on credit is applicable to the July semester 2010 intake of UniKL MIIT and will be applicable to all new intakes beginning January semester 2011 onwards. The ‘University Academic Committee’ is the committee elected by the Senate to manage issues pertaining to academic matters. The ‘University Examination Board Committee’ is the committee elected by the Senate to approve results and grades of the Universiti’s assessments.
    • iv UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookGLOSSARY The ‘Institute Examination Board’ refers to the committee formed by the Institute to handle all matters pertaining to examinations. A ‘Subject’ is a component of the programme structure which bears a unique code. A ‘course’ also refers to a subject. A student’s academic performance is evaluated in the form of coursework throughout a semester and a final examination at the end of the semester. However, in some subjects, the assessment, are based on coursework. ‘Coursework’ refers to assignments that are assessed and evaluated in which the results contribute to the final grade. ‘Examinations’ refer to form of evaluation based on a list of questions administered to students assess their academic achievement. ‘Students’ refer to those who are registered with the University for a particular academic programme. ‘New students’ are students who are registered with the Universiti for the first time in a particular programme. ‘Returning Students’ are students who are allowed to proceed to the next semester of their studies. He/Him/His The usage of these terms applies to male and female students/staff. One ‘Academic Year’ consists of two semesters of 17 academic weeks (14 weeks of classes, 2 weeks of examinations and 1 week of revision) and a semester of 8 weeks (7 weeks of classes and 1 week for exams). However, certain academic programmes may follow different forms of the academic year. A ‘Semester’ is a study session allocated by the Universiti’s Senate for lectures, assessments and similar instructional activities. ‘Semester Registration’ is the process to confirm the status of the student for the semester. ‘GPA’ (Grade Point Average) is the average of grade points received in a particular semester. ‘CGPA’ (Cumulative Grade Point Average) is the accumulated average of grade points received in all semesters attended. The ‘Academic Affairs’ manages the academic administration of students’ admissions, records and examinations
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook  ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS ACADEMIC RULES AND REGULATION 1.0 THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1.1 The University’s Academic Year is divided into two semesters that are the January Semester and the July Semester and a short semester in May. 1.2 The academic year is divided as illustrated in Table 1: Table 1: The Academic Year* Orientation/Induction Week/Re-registration 1 week JANUARY SEMESTER Classes 7 weeks Mid-semester Break 1 week Classes 7 weeks Revision Week 1 week Examinations 2 weeks Total Academic Week in the January semester 18 weeks MAY SEMESTER Classes 7 weeks Examinations 1 week Total Academic Week in the May Semester 8 weeks Orientation/Induction Week/Re-registration*** 1 week JULY SEMESTER Classes 7 weeks Mid-semester Break 1 week Classes 7 weeks Revision Week 1 week Examinations 2 weeks Total Academic Week in the July Semester 18 weeks Semester Break 6 weeks TOTAL 52 weeks * Subject to amendment and applicable from academic year 2011. **SomeprogrammesconductedatUniKLmayfollowdifferentacademic calendar(s). *** The orientation week coincides with the semester break for the May semester.
    •  UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 2.0 STUDENT STATUS 2.1 Student status is based on the following conditions: 2.1.1 registered as a student with the University for the academic programme on the stipulated registration duration; 2.1.2 registered for subjects stipulated in the study plan for the said semester within the specified duration; and 2.1.3 paid for his tuition fees. 3.0 SEMESTER REGISTRATION 3.1 All students must register their academic semester online within the time indicated by the University but all related payments must be paid prior to registration. 3.2 Registration Period 3.2.1 Registrations are opened until the Friday of the first week of the new academic semester. 3.3 Late Registration 3.3.1 Late registrations are opened until the Friday of the second week of the new academic semester and will be subjected to a fine of RM50. 3.4 If a student fails to register his academic semester within the specified period without any valid reasons given, his student status will be deferred or he will dismissed from the University. 3.4.1 The deferred semester will be included in the duration of his study. 3.5 Deferment and termination of study is provided for in item 20.9. 4.0 SUBJECT REGISTRATION 4.1 All students must register their subjects online before the academic semester begins. Students will not be allowed to attempt examinations forun registered subjects. 4.1.1 A student’s semester registration will be revoked and his ‘student’ status will be deferred or terminated if he fails to register his subjects within the specified period, unless he provides valid reasons acceptable by the Dean.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook  ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 4.2 Adding Subjects. Students may add subjects before the end of week 1 of an academic semester but the approval to do so is subject to the availability of places in the classes concerned. 4.3 Dropping Subjects. 4.3.1 Subjects may be dropped before the end of week 4 of an academic semester. 4.3.2 Students must apply to drop their subjects; not attending lectures or tutorials or failure to submit coursework will not be considered as the subjects being dropped. 4.4 Withdrawing Subjects (W). 4.4.1 Applications to withdraw registered subjects must be made from week 5 to week 9 of an academic semester. Withdrawals are not allowed after week 9. 4.4.2 Subjects withdrawn within the specified period will be recorded in the results slip as ‘W’, and this grade will not be calculated in the GPA for the respective semester. 4.5 Repeat Subject for Grade Improvement. 4.5.1 Students who received grade C- and D for a subject will be given ONE chance to improve those grades. For the purpose of CGPA calculation, the better grade will be counted. However, the new grade received will be taken in the GPA calculation for the current semester. 4.6 Verification of Subject Registration 4.6.1 Students are responsible to verify the correctness of their subject registration records by week 4 and to print a copy of their online subjects’ registration. 4.6.2 After week 4, any corrections of subject registration record can only be done for: a) subjects registered with the wrong subject codes; or b) change of grouping 4.6.3 Corrections in 4.6.2 must be done with the approval of the Dean based on the support by the lecturer concerned and students will be penalized RM50 for each request.
    •  UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 4.6.4 The Academic Affairs must be informed of any corrections. 4.6.5 After week 9, no correction to the subject registration record is allowed. 5.0 CHANGE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMME 5.1 Students can only change their academic programme once and are only allowed to do so before the third admissions semester of their study in the current academic programme. 5.2 The approval to change from one academic programme to another must be obtained from the Dean(s) of Institute(s) before the new semester begins. 5.3 The student who applies for a change of his academic programme must be in good academic standing or pass. 5.4 Students will be registered as a first semester student of the new academic programme or will join an advanced semester depending on the amount of credits allowed to be transferred for the same or equivalent subjects taken at the previous academic programme. 5.5 Details of all subjects attempted (credits, grades, GPA and CGPA) in the former academic programme will be transferred to the new academic programme upon the approval of the change of academic programme by the Deans of Institutes. 5.6 The receiving institute shall decide which subject which may be used to satisfy the relevant graduation requirements. Upon graduation, the student may have earned more credits than that required for graduation. 5.7 The student will follow the same programme structure that is being followed by the cohort that he joined in the new academic programme. 5.8 The maximum study duration is based on the new academic programme. 6.0 TYPES OF SUBJECTS 6.1 MQA Compulsory. 6.1.1 Students are required to take these subjects as a condition to graduate. MQA Compulsory subjects are Bahasa Kebangsaan A (only for students who did not obtain credit in the subject at SPM level), Pengajian Malaysia and Pendidikan Islam / Moral.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook  ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 6.1.2 International students are exempted from taking the Mata Pelajaran Wajib (MPW) MQA. However, they are required to take up other subjects to attain the minimum credit required for graduation. 6.2 University Compulsory Subjects. 6.2.1 These subjects are deemed compulsory by the University. All students are required to pass these subjects before they can be considered for graduation. 6.3 Major Foundation. 6.3.1 Major foundation subjects are designed to provide students with the basic knowledge in their areas of study and to enhance their understanding of the subjects which they will pursue in their academic programmes. 6.4 Major Core 6.4.1 Major subjects provide students with knowledge pertaining to their area of specialization. The knowledge will provide students with clearer understanding of their field of study. 6.5 Elective. 6.5.1 Elective subjects are related to the core subjects. The elective subjects enhance students’ understanding of their programme of study. 7.0 CREDIT EVALUATION SCHEME 7.1 The credit evaluation scheme below (from 7.2 to 7.4) is applicable to all UniKL students except the July semester 2010 intakes of UniKL City Campus MIIT. 7.2 Credit Hours Each subject will carry a specific credit value.
    •  UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 7.3 Credit Evaluation With the exception of specific cases, the credit value for each subject is as outlined in Table 2. Table 2: Credit Evaluation 7.4 Credit Load per Semester Students are advised to register not more than 18 credit hours per semester. Students are only allowed to register more than 18 credit hours in specific situations where a written approval is obtained from the Dean responsible. The approval must then be produced during registration. 7.5 Credit Scheme The credit scheme below (from 7.6 to 7.8) is applicable to the July semester 2010 intake of UniKL MIIT and will be applicable to all new intakes beginning January semester 2011 onwards. 7.6 Credit. Each subject will carry a specific credit value. 7.7 Credit Evaluation One (1) credit is equivalent to forty (40) notional hours of student’s learning time per subject. Student learning time is calculated based on all learning activities, face to face and non-face to face/independent student learning time. Examples of learning activities are shown in the list below: i) Face to face interaction/Guided Learning with lecturers/instructors for example: - tests / quizzes - examinations - seminars / invited speakers - tutorials - laboratory work - field work Class types Contact Contact hours Credit hours per semester hours per week Lecture 1 14 1 Practical/ laboratory/ 2-3 28-42 1 Projects / field work Tutorial 1 21 1
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook  ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS - studio work / clinical work - project presentation - industrial placements ii) Independent Student Learning Time, for example: - Preparing for lessons/ tutorials/ practical - Completing Assignments - Completing Project Work/ Final Year Project/ /Preparing for Presentation - Revising for Examination & Sitting for examination 7.8 Credit Load per Semester Students are advised to register not more than 21 credits per semester. Students are only allowed to register more than 21 credits in specific situations where a written approval is obtained from the Dean responsible. The approval must then be produced during registration. 7.9 Programme Credit Requirements. 7.9.1 The number of minimum credits needed to complete a diploma or a bachelor’s degree depends on the requirement of each programme. 7.10 The Maximum Period of Study 7.10.1 The maximum period of study for students including those who have obtained credit exemptions /credit replace- ment is six (6) years for diploma and eight (8) years for bachelor’s degree programmes. 8.0 CREDIT EXEMPTIONS 8.1 A student may apply for credit exemptions for subjects already taken at another academic programme prior to his admission into UniKL, under the following conditions: a) subjects taken and passed in the previous academic programme of the same level without him completing or graduating from that programme; or b) subjects taken in a previous academic programme of a lower level provided he has completed and graduated in that previous programme. 8.2 The value and grade of a subject eligible for credit exemption will not be calculated into the student’s GPA and CGPA in the new academic programme.
    •  UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 8.3 For a combination of subjects from the previous academic programme to be considered for credit exemptions to one (1) University subject, the student must have obtained a minimum of grade C in each of the subjects being combined. 8.4 Credit exemptions will not be allowed for subjects taken at Foundation/ Matriculation/STPM/A-level for bachelor‘s degree programmes, except for MQA compulsory subjects which have the same subject codes. 9.0 CREDIT REPLACEMENTS 9.1 Students may receive ‘Credit Replacements’ for certain subject(s) based on the results attained for a subject taken at another institution while still studying at the University. These subjects will be included in the GPA and CGPA calculations. 9.2 Applications for Credit Replacement. 9.2.1 Students wishing to undergo temporary studies in a different institution recognized by the University must obtain a prior written approval from the respective Deans. 9.2.2 Applicationsforcreditreplacementsmustbedonewithinthefirst semester after returning to the University. 10.0 CREDIT TRANSFER 10.1 Students may apply for credit transfer for all subjects attempted in earlier programmes which may have equivalency to the subjects offered in the new programmes. 10.1.1 The credits, grades, GPA and CGPA will be transferred to the new programme. These subjects will be included in the CGPA calculations for graduation purposes. Credit transfer is common for a student who has successfully changed his academic programme. 11.0 APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR CREDIT EXEMPTIONS AND CREDIT TRANSFER. 11.1 All applications must be accompanied by the certified copies of the original transcript of examination results and syllabus or outline of the subjects at the relevant institutions. 11.2 Applications must be made within the first semester at the University for new students or for a new programme.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook  ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 12.0 THE PRINCIPLES OF TRANSFERRING AND EXEMPTING CREDITS. The credit of a subject may be transferred or exempted if: 12.1 the subject(s) are of the same credit value or equivalent or more to the subject(s) in the new programme; 12.2 the subjects must be equivalent/similar to 75% in content based on subject to subject comparison, 12.3 the subject must affirm the achievement of similar learning outcomes 12.4 the subject must be from an accredited programme; and 12.5 the student must have obtained at least a grade C or equivalent in the subjects. 12.6 The maximum amount of credit exempted is 30% of the total credit hours to graduate, not including the MQA compulsory subjects. 13.0 GRADE SYSTEM 13.1 Grade and Point Values 13.2 A student’s performance in a subject is reflected by the grade received. 13.3 The relationship between the grade and the point value is as shown in Table 3: Table 3 : The Relationship between Grade and Point Value Mark Grade Point Value Status 80 – 100 A 4.00 Pass 75 – 79 A- 3.67 70 – 74 B+ 3.33 65 – 69 B 3.00 Pass 60 – 64 B- 2.67 55 – 59 C+ 2.33 50 – 54 C 2.00 Pass 45 – 49 C- 1.67 40 – 44 D 1.00 0 – 39 F 0.00 Fail
    • 10 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS Table 4: The Relationship between Grade and Status for Industrial Training 13.4 Passing Grade 13.4.1 The general passing grade in all subjects is D and above, except for Industrial Training and Co-curriculum. However, in some UniKL programmes, the passing grade for each subject may depend on the requirements of the institute with approval from the Senate. 13.4.2 The passing grade for all MQA Compulsory subjects is Grade C. 13.5 Grade Points. 13.5.1 The points are counted by taking the total credit for a particular subject and multiplying it with the grade received for a particular subject. For example a student who receives an A in Calculus which carries 3 credit hours/credit receives 12 grade points for the subject (3 credit hours/credit x 4.00 point value for an A). 13.5.2 The semester grade point is the total grade points from all subjects taken in one semester. 13.6 Calculating the GPA and CGPA. 13.6.1 The Grade Point Average (GPA) is defined as the total grade point received by a student in a semester divided by the number of credit hours/credit counted in that semester. Semester Grade Point Total Credit hour/Credit calculated for that semester 13.6.2 The Cumulative Grade Point Average.(CGPA) is defined as the sum of all the semester grade points divided by the total credit hours/credit counted for all semesters. Total Semester Grade Points for All Semester Total Credit hour/Credit Calculated for All Semesters Please refer to Appendix 1 for examples. Mark Grade Status 80-100 M Merit Pass 40-79 S Satisfactory Pass 0-39 F Fail Fail
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 11 ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 13.7 Repeating Subjects. 13.7.1 Students who failed a subject are required to repeat the failed subject during their study. For the purpose of calculating the CGPA, the failed subject will be replaced with the best grade received. 13.7.2 Status Other Than Grades. Other than the A, B, C, D, F above, the following status are also used: 13.7.2.1 I = Incomplete - this status is awarded to students who fail to sit for an examination or fail to complete assignments such as projects and such, in the time given, due to illness and supported by verifications by a medical doctor or a specialist or for other reasons with the approval of the Dean. The student is required to sit for a special examination as replacement for the initialexamination or complete the required assignment. An appropriate time extension will be considered but the grade for the subject must be available to be endorsed in the next Senate meeting. 13.7.2.2 IP = In Progress. This status is given to students at the end of the first semester of their Final Year Project. This status indicates the work progress of the students before a final grade is awarded in the later semester. This grade is applicable to all bachelor degree students who register for WPB49806 Final Year Project. 13.7.2.3 IS = Incomplete due to an alleged commission of an Academic Offence pending results of enquiries. 13.7.2.4 CE/CR = Credit Exemptions/Replacements. This status is given to students who have been granted credit exemption/ replacement for certain subjects in accordance to relevant regulations. In such cases, students will be regarded as having received the credit hours for the relevant University subjects. 13.7.2.5 S = Satisfactory and F = Failed. This status is given to subjects such as Industrial Training and Co-Curriculum. S will be given to students who have fulfilled the requirements of the subjects satisfactorily. The S status is not calculated in the GPA and CGPA. A studentwho obtains an ‘F’ status is required to repeat the subject to qualify for an ‘S’ status.
    • 12 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 13.7.2.6 M = Merit. This status is given to students who obtained > 80%in the Industrial Training assessment. The status M will be given to students who have fulfilled the requirements excellently. The ‘M’ status is not calculated in the GPA and CGPA. 13.7.2.7 W = Subject Withdrawal. This status is given to students who withdrew a registered subject within the allocated time, as provided for in 4.4. The subject will not be calculated in the GPA. 13.7.2.8 AU = Audit. This status will be given to students who have registered for a subject but do not take part in the assessments as provided in the programme structure or study plan. 13.7.2.9 XB = Bar from Assessments. This status will be given to students who fail to attend more than 80% of the total contact time per subject. Students with this status are considered to have failed in the final examination and also in the overall assessment of the subject. 13.7.2.10 XA = Absent during Final Examination. This status will be given to students who fail to attend the final examination without medical reason or approval from the Dean. 13.7.2.11 XM = Examination Misconduct/Academic Misconduct. This status is given to students who are failed due to examination misconduct or who have committed academic misconduct in their coursework. 13.7.2.12 Students with Grade XB, XA and XM will be given grade point of 0.00 13.7.2.13 The XB, XA and XM will appear in their examination results slips but will not appear in their academic transcript. 14.0. ATTENDANCE 14.1 Students must attend all classes and other instructional activities conducted by the University. 14.2. Students with less than 80% attendance from the total contact hours for every subject without reasons acceptable by the Dean, will be barred from taking part in any forms of assessments. For subjects without final examinations, the coursework will not be evaluated. Students will be given Grade XB.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 13 ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 14.2.1 Some programmes conducted at UniKL may follow different percentage of attendance requirement. 15.0 ELIGIBILITY TO SIT FOR EXAMINATIONS 15.1 Students shall not be allowed to attempt the examination for subjects which they have not registered for. 15.2 Students shall only be allowed to sit for the final examinations for the subjects that they have registered if they can produce the official Examination Entry Slips. 15.3 Students must pay for their tuition fees prior to sitting for their examination. Otherwise, students will be barred from taking the examinations. 16.0 EVALUATION SCHEME 16.1 Subject Evaluation 16.1.1 Assessments for each subject will be carried out periodically and continuously based on work done within the academic weeks in a semester in the manner determined by the Institute or in accordance with University’s approval. 16.2 Types of Assessment Students’ performance is assessed in the following manner: 16.2.1 Coursework through tests, assignments / project and quizzes. Contribution from coursework should not be more than 60% except for subjects which are assessed entirely based on coursework. 16.2.2 Final Examinations will be held at the end of each semester for each subject taken. Not less than 40% from the total marks are to be allocated for the final examinations. 16.2.3 Final examinations must be held within the allocated time and in modes approved by the University. 16.2.4 All students, with the exception of barred students, are required to sit for subjects with final examination which they have registered for.
    • 14 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 16.2.5 Students who failed to sit for the final examinations, a) with reasons acceptable to the Dean, will be given an ‘I’ (Incomplete) grade for the subject that semester and is required to sit for a special examination session to change that status. b) without reasons or with reasons but not acceptable to the Dean, will be given an ‘XA’ for the subject that semester and is required to repeat the subject. c) due to poor attendance record and are barred from examinations, will be awarded with grade ‘XB’ for the subject that semester and is required to repeat the subject. 16.3 Announcements of the Provisional Examination Results. 16.3.1 Provisional Results of ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’ may be released to students after the University Examination Board meeting. However the results are subject to the Senate’s approval. 16.3.2 Students who wish to appeal against their academic standing may do so based on the Provisional Results. 16.4 Announcement of the Official Examination Results. 16.4.1 The Official Examination Results will be announced after the endorsement by the Senate of the University. 16.4.2 The Official Examination Results can only be released to students concerned if he does not have any outstanding University fees. 16.4.3 The student’s results may be released to a third party agreed by the student in writing and if the student has no outstanding University fees. 17.0 ACADEMIC STANDING 17.1 Students’ academic performance and standing are evaluated using the Grade Point Average (GPA). 17.2 The term “Good Standing” (GS) or “Pass” is given to students with GPA >2.00. 17.3 “Probation” (PB) is for students with GPA< 2.00. 17.4 Students with PB status will be placed under Academic Probation Period in the following semester.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 15 ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 17.5 The Academic Probation Period will end when the student achieves GPA> 2.00. 17.6 Status of Probation (PB) is divided into three (3) categories 17.6.1 PB1- First Probation. The student has acquired a GPA of less than 2.00 in a semester for the first time. 17.6.2 PB2- Second Probation. The student has acquired a GPA of less than 2.00 in the consecutive semester after he has obtained a PB1 status. 17.6.3 PB3 -Third Probation. The student has acquired a GPA of less than 2.00 but maintained a CGPA above 2.0 after PB2. No appeal is allowed after PB3 status if he still attains GPA <2.00 regardless of the CGPA he has attained. 17.7 During the Academic Probation Period, the student is not allowed to register more than 12 credit hours/credits. However, the Dean will have the discretion of determining the number of subjects appropriate for the student to register. 17.8 The status of Failed and Out (FO) will be given to students if they obtain: 17.8.1 GPA < 2.00 and CGPA <2.00 after two consecutive probation periods or 17.8.2 GPA < 1.00 in any semester with the current CGPA < 2.00; or 17.8.3 CGPA < 1.00 in any semester ; or 17.8.4 GPA < 2.00 after PB3 17.9 Appeals for Re-assessment of Final Paper 17.9.1 Appeals for re-assessment of the final examination can be made by filling in the ‘Appeal on Examination Grade’ form. The student’s answer scripts will not be re-checked but only calculation of marks will be carried out. A payment of RM50.00 per subject is required and the payment is not refundable. Applications must be made to the respective Dean’s office within 21 days of the announcement of the final examination results.
    • 16 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 17.10 Breach of the Examination Rules and Regulations The subject attempted by the student who has been reported to have breached the examination rules and regulations will be given the status of ‘IS’ pending the results of enquiries. If the reported breach is proven and the student is penalised, the grade ‘XM’ will be awarded to that subject. 18.0 DEAN’S LIST 18.1 Students with GPA > 3.50 and have not obtained less than C for any subjects in the current semester. Students must have registered for a subject load of not less than 12 credit hours/ credits. 18.2 The respective Institute will issue a Dean’s List certificate to the students receiving the awards. 18.3 Students’ results slips will carry the Dean’s List award notation. 19.0 GRADUATING 19.1 Graduation Requirements 19.1.1 Students are awarded the Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree when they fulfill the following criteria: a) Passed all the required subjects and complete the minimum credit to graduate for the academic programme; b) Obtained an overall CGPA ≥2.00 ; and c) Fulfilled all academic requirements to graduate. 19.2 Verifying study completion status 19.2.1 Students in their final semester are required to verify their study completion status for graduation purposes. 20.0 DEFERMENT OF STUDY 20.1 Students with illness certified by a medical doctor and /or specialist can apply for study deferment. The deferment can only be for two semesters and will not be included in the duration of his study. 20.2 Students who represent the University at an event at national or international level may defer their studies. The deferment can be for a maximum of two semesters and will not be included in the duration of their studies.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 17 ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 20.3 Application for deferment is allowed for reasons other than medical ground. The application can be made: a) before the beginning of the semester; b) before week 4 of the semester; or c) between week 5 to week 9 20.3.1 Students who deferred in (b) will have to pay their tuition fees accordingly and the record of their subject registrations will be nullified. 20.3.2 Students who deferred in (c) will have to pay the full tuition fees; and his subject grades will be recorded as ‘W’. 20.4 Any applications to defer must not be based on: a) student performance; b) lack of preparation for examinations; c) dissatisfaction with the mode or method of delivery of lessons. 20.5 Notwithstanding 20.3, first semester students are not allowed to defer their studies except for medical reasons. 20.6 No application to defer shall be entertained when the examination sessions have commenced. 20.7 The deferred semester will be included in the duration of a student’s study. The maximum duration allowed for each deferment is one year or two consecutive semesters provided that the student can still complete his academic programme within the total duration of study allowed. (Refer to 7.10 for maximum period of study) 20.8 Students instructed to defer his studies or have been suspended due to disciplinary action will have the deferred or suspended semester included in his duration of study. 20.9 Deferment for unregistered students. Students who did not register their semester and/or subjects can be deferred for a maximum of two consecutive semesters. If they still fail to register in the following semester, they will be dismissed from the University.
    • 18 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 20.10 Change of Status from Deferment to Active in Study. Students may apply to re-activate their registration status from ‘Defer’ to‘Active-In Study’. 20.10.1 Any requests to activate the student registration status from ‘Defer’ to ‘Active-In Study’ within the same semester, must be made to the Dean of the institute. This must be done by week 4. 20.10.2 For cases involving mental health, any requests to activate the student’s status from ‘Defer’ to ‘Active-In Study’ must be made to the Dean of the institute and must be accompanied with the certificate of mental healthiness. 21.0 RE-ADMISSION AFTER WITHDRAWAL OR TERMINATION OF STUDIES 21.1 Only ONE re-admission is allowed for students: 21.1.1 who withdrew from an academic programme; or 21.1.2 who have been terminated by the University on academic reasons. 21.2 Students whose studies have been terminated based on academic reasons can appeal to the Dean of the respective institute within two weeks after the official announcement of the provisional results. 21.3 A further appeal to the Senate may be possible. Decision made by the Senate on appeals is final. 21.4 A student who has withdrawn or was terminated from an academic programme may apply for re-admission after a semester. 22.0 GENERAL ALLOCATIONS 22.1 Any mode and administrative procedure codes can be made to the University rules under this provision. Such modes and administrative procedures must be obeyed. However the Senate reserves the right to make amendments to them from time to time as deemed necessary. 22.2 Provision to this rule is applicable to students entering University Kuala Lumpur in the period this edition is enforced. However the University reserves the right to require that the application of the terms amended from time to time, for acceptable reasons.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 19 ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS 22.3 President/Chief Executive can consider appeals on any regulations provided for herein and on his / her discretion allows for exemptions where appropriate. Approved with the latest revision on 20 May 2010 by the Universiti Kuala Lumpur Senate and shall apply to all students in the diploma and bachelor degree programmes from July 2010 semester onwards except otherwise provided.
    • 20 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS Appendix 1 1. Calculation of the Grade Point Average (GPA) is as shown below: a) The Grade Point Average (GPA) is defined as the total grade point received by a student in a semester divided by the number of credit hours/credit counted in that semester. b) The semester grade point is the total grade points from all subjects taken in one semester GPA = Semester Grade Points Total Credit Hours/Credit calculated for that semester Example 1 Semester 1 GPA = 35.6 = 2.74 13 2. Calculation of the Cumulative Grade Point Average is shown below The Cumulative Grade Point Average. (CGPA) is defined as the sum of all the semester grade points divided by the total credit hours/credit counted for all semesters. GPA = Total Semester Grade Points for All Semesters Total Credit Hours/Credit calculated for all semesters Subject Grade Point Credit Point Value Value Hours/ x Credit Credit Hours/Credit (Grade Point) ABC123 A 4.00 3 12.00 DEF 456 C 2.00 2 4.00 GHI 789 B+ 3.33 3 9.99 JKL 1011 D 1.00 3 3.00 MNO B+ 3.33 2 6.66 13 35.65
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 21 ACADEMICRULES&REGULATIONS Example 2 Semester 1 Semester 2 CGPA up to the second semester = Subject Grade Point Credit Point Value Value Hours/ x Credit Credit Hours/Credit (Grade Point) ABC123 A 4.00 3 12.00 DEF 456 C 2.00 2 4.00 GHI 789 B+ 3.33 3 9.99 JKL 1011 D 1.00 3 3.00 MNO B+ 3.33 2 6.66 13 35.65 Subject Grade Point Credit Point Value Value Hours/ x Credit Credit Hours/Credit (Grade Point) MFI 123 B 3.00 3 9.00 MIIT 012 B+ 3.33 2 6.66 BMI 345 A 4.00 3 12.00 MSI 678 A 4.00 2 8.00 CTL 910 C+ 2.33 2 4.66 12 39.66 (35.65 + 39.66) 25 = 3.01
    • 22 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookEXAMINATIONSRULESANDREGULATIONS ACADEMIC OFFENCE 1.0 COMMISSION OF AN ACADEMIC OFFENCE 1.1 Academic offence is actions which would have the effect of unfairly promoting or enhancing one’s academic standing within the entire community at an Institute of Universiti Kuala Lumpur. 1.2 There are two categories of academic offences. 1.2.1 Academic Misconduct 1.2.2 Examination Misconduct 1.3 The Academic Misconducts are as listed below, the list is however, not exhaustive. 1.3.1 Plagiarism: Plagiarism consists of, but is not limited to, copying portions of the writing of others with only minor changes in wording, with (a) inadequate footnotes, quotes, or other reference forms of citation or (b) only a list of references. Paraphrasing without appropriate citation is also plagiarism. With group work, where individual members submit parts of the total assignment, each member of a group must take responsibility for checking the legitimacy of the work submitted in his/her name. If even one part of work contains plagiarised materials, penalties will normally be imposed on all group members, equally. 1.3.2 Collusion Collusion is when a student or students collaborate with another student or students as an individual or group with the intention of cheating to gain a mark or grade to which they are not entitled. Students who allow another to copy their work are also committing collusion and both copier and the provider of the work are liable to be penalised. 1.3.3 Fraud and forgery The commission of fraud and forgery include but not limited to falsification of University academic records, including attendance records, regarding oneself or others, forging the signature of academic officers on any official University forms, altering or changing an examination results or like document so as to mislead other or causing false information to be presented at an academic proceeding.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 23 EXAMINATIONSRULESANDREGULATIONS 1.3.4 Abuse of Resources Infringing upon the right of other students to fair and equal access to any University library materials and comparable or related academic resources. This may include, but not limited to, theft, mutilation, unreasonably delayed responses when materials are requested by the University Library Management or not returning materials upon deadline. Attempting deliberately to prevent other user’s access to their work or to prevent other user’s access to the University’s computer system, depriving them of resources, and degrading the system’s performance, or copying or destroying files or programmes without consent. 2.0 EXAMINATION RULES AND REGULATIONS 2.1 CONDUCT DURING EXAMINATION Students must adhere strictly to the examination rules and regulations as listed below 2.1.1 Check the examination schedule and take note of examination serial number and dates well in advance. 2.1.2 Bring the Identity Card, Student Card and the Examination Entry Slip to the examination venue. A student will not be allowed in if he did not bring any of these documents. 2.1.3 Be present outside the Examination Hall or venue at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to the commencement of the examination. 2.1.4 Enter the examination hall after the announcement made by the Chief Invigilator fifteen (15) minutes prior to the commencement of the examination. Candidates are required to enter the hall using the assigned entrance/s. 2.1.5 Candidates who arrive within the first thirty (30) minutes after the examination has commenced, will be allowed to take the examination. However, no additional time will be given to this candidate. 2.1.6 Candidates who arrives more than thirty (30) minutes after the examination has commenced will not be allowed to take the examination. 2.1.7 Candidates are strictly prohibited from bringing into the examination hall any of the following: books, papers, pictures, notes, ‘programmable calculator’, and handbag, handphone
    • 24 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookEXAMINATIONSRULESANDREGULATIONS or any other devices or equipments, unless allowed by the Chief Invigilator. 2.1.8 Candidates are not allowed to bring or consume food and drinks in the Examination Hall. Candidates are not allowed to drink, eat or smoke in the Examination Hall. 2.1.9 Upon taking their seats in the examination hall, candidates are required to: 2.1.9.1 Check their pockets, pencil case, calculator sleeve and their persons to ensure that they have not mistakenly brought in items which are not allowed to be brought into the examination hall; if there are such items, they have to be removed from the candidates by the invigilators. 2.1.9.2 Switch off their handphones (if they had brought them in due to security reason); and 2.1.9.3 Produce their Identity Card, Student Card and their Examination Entry Slip and place them on the top right hand corner of the table throughout duration of the examination for inspection by the invigilators. 2.1.9.4 Candidates without a valid Identity Card/Student Card or Examination Entry Slip will not be allowed to take the examination unless they have a written approval from the Examination Unit, Academic Affairs Department. 2.1.10 Ten (10) minutes prior to the commencement of the examination, candidates are allowed to: 2.1.10.1 Read and follow the instructions on the COVER PAGE OF THE ANSWER BOOKLET SHEET only, write examination student number/serial number on the answer booklet, answer sheets and other attachments submitted as or part of the answer. 2.1.10.2 fill-in particulars in the examination attendance slip on the cover of the examination answer booklet and other information as required or as advised by the Chief Invigilator. 2.1.10.3 ensure that the correct question paper is supplied, with sufficient pages as stated before attempting to answer the questions. 2.1.10.4 immediately inform the invigilators present in the event that the candidate has been supplied with an incorrect examination paper.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 25 EXAMINATIONSRULESANDREGULATIONS 2.1.11 Candidates are strictly not allowed to either answer the questions before the announcement of the commencement of the examination nor to continue writing after the announcement made by the invigilators on the expiry of the examination duration. 2.1.12 Candidates are not permitted to leave the examination hall within the first thirty (30) minutes after the commencement of the examination and fifteen (15) minutes before the completion of the examination. 2.1.13 Candidates are not allowed to receive any books, papers, pictures, notes, ‘programmable calculator’ and other materials or devices through anyone unless the Invigilator authorizes them. 2.1.14 Any form of communication among candidates as well as between candidates and other parties is strictly prohibited. 2.1.15 Candidates are not permitted to render or receive any form of assistance on matters that pertain to the examination, when the examination is in progress. 2.1.16 Candidates must adhere to the instructions of the invigilators. 2.1.17 Candidates who fall ill or are not able to continue with the examination must report to the Invigilator. 2.1.18 At the end of the examination period, the answer booklet cover sheet and/ or the answer scripts must be arranged and tied as instructed. 2.1.19 Blank, used and spoiled answer sheets and/ or answer booklet cover sheet are not allowed to be brought out of the examination hall. 2.1.20 Items that are loaned to students by the University for purpose of use during the examination must be returned to the invigilators at the end of the examination. 2.1.21 Candidates must remain seated in the examination hall unless allowed otherwise by the Invigilator. 2.1.22 Candidates must leave the examination hall in an orderly manner.
    • 26 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookEXAMINATIONSRULESANDREGULATIONS 3.0 EXAMINATION MISCONDUCT 3.1 An examination misconduct is any attempt to give or obtain assistance in a formal academic exercise (for example: an examination) without due acknowledgment by the organiser) 3.2 A student is said to have committed a breach of the examination rules or regulations if he has committed any of these actions: 3.2.1 Bringing in or possessing any unauthorised materials or devices in examination venue. These unauthorised materials or devices may include, but not limited to: a) Bringing a bag, writing paper, books, manuscript or other than the specified material; b) A mobile telephone or other communication devices or any type of playback devices, (If these are allowed into the examination hall due to safety reasons, such devices must be switched off and placed under the candidate’s seat for the duration of the examination); c) Written or printed notes of any kind or size; d) Writing on any part of the body or items of clothing; e) Writing on a ruler or any other instruments; f) A calculator or a hand-held computer where these are not permitted or where calculators are supplied by the University for the examination g) Use of stored memory capability of a calculator or other electronic devices where this is not permitted. 3.2.2 Giving or receiving or possessing any material which is related to the examination questions during the conduct of examination. 3.2.3 Referring and using any prohibited reference materials in or outside the Examination Hall/Room for the purpose of cheating during theexamination. 3.2.4 Communicating to other candidates for the purpose of cheating during the examination. 3.2.5 Soliciting, obtaining, possessing, or distributing to another person an examination document prior to or subsequent to the administration of the examination.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 27 EXAMINATIONSRULESANDREGULATIONS 3.2.6 Altering or changing an examination or comparable document so as to mislead other users or the reader. 3.2.7 Substituting for, arranging for substitution by another student, or otherwise representing oneself as another person during an examination session or comparable circumstances. 3.2.8 The above list is not exhaustive and other instances of academic offence may occur. Their identification will require prudent review by the Academic Disciplinary Committee. The above definition and examples apply to all schools and institutes in Universiti Kuala Lumpur. 3.3 Candidates who have been alleged to breach any part of the Examination Rules and Regulations will be referred to the Academic Disciplinary Committee. 4.0 PENALTY 4.1 For academic misconduct, the penalty can be any one or a combination of two or more of the following penalties ranging from: a) reprimanding students in writing; b) re-doing of assignment with reduced marks; c) Student’s work is given 0 mark; d) reducing 50% marks for student’s coursework; e) Suspension for one semester; f) Expulsion from the University 4.2 For examination misconduct during examinations; if the student is found to have committed a breach of the examination rules and regulations, the student can be imposed with any of the following penalties (a) Given ‘F’ grade for that particular subject and suspension from the University for one semester; or (b) Expulsion from the University. 4.3 If the penalty to be imposed is suspension or expulsion, the decision must be endorsed by Senate Approved with the latest revision on 20 May 2010 by the Universiti Kuala Lumpur Senate and shall apply to all UniKL students in the diploma and bachelor degree programmes from July 2010 semester onwards unless otherwise provided.
    • 28 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 1.0 PRINCIPLES 1.1 The Student Code of Conduct was drawn based on a) The laws of the country b) The official national philosophies, mainly i) The National Principles (Rukun Negara), that are: Belief in God Loyalty to King and Country The Supremacy of the Constitution The Rule of Law Courtesy and Morality ii) The National Education Philosophy, “Education in Malaysia is a continuous effort to further develop individual potentials in a general and integrated manner in order to create an intellectually, spiritually, physically and emotionally strong individual who believes in God and strictly adheres to her/his respective religious teachings. These efforts are meant to inculcate praiseworthy values such as being knowledgeable, skilled, morally strong and responsible. This will surely contribute to the well-being, racial harmony and prosperity of the country and nation.” 1.2 The universal norms of national culture. 1.3 The concept of emphasizing on the prevention of wrongdoing 2.0 OBJECTIVES The Universiti Kuala Lumpur Students Code of Conduct (hereafter referred to as the Code) was formed with the following objectives: 2.1 To provide a guideline to UniKL students as to how they should behave and to explain the type of disciplinary action that would be taken if they break the provisions of the code. 2.2 To develop a disciplined community of students with high moral consciousness, that possesses qualities like compassion, high aims, mutual respect and a love for the environment. 2.3 To instill a sense of harmony / peace among all residents of UniKL
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 29 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 3.0 THE USE OF THE CODE (APPLICATION) This code applies to students of UniKL, especially within the UniKL campus. It is not meant to replace the provisions made by the laws of the country. Whatever action that is taken under the provisions made by this Code is not meant to substitute the action that should be taken under the provisions made by the country’s law. Even though legal action has been taken in accordance with the country’s law, action can still be taken under the provisions of the Code. 4.0 DEFINITION OF TERMS 4.1 “President” refers to the President of the Universiti Kuala Lumpur 4.2 “Dean” refers to an Officer appointed by the University as the head of Campus. 4.3 “University/UniKL” refers to the Universiti Kuala Lumpur 4.4 “IPTS” means Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Swasta 4.5 “Code” refers to the UniKL Student Code of Conduct, inclusive of rules and regulations or present and future laws implemented by UniKL 4.6 “Campus” refers to any area, or areas, developed or otherwise where UniKL operates, and which includes buildings and properties. 4.7 “Student” refers to a local or foreign person who is officially registered to study in any UniKL Certificate, Diploma, Under Graduate or Post Graduate programmes that involve the application of this Code. 4.8 “The Chief Registrar of IPTS” refers to the Chief Registrar of IPTS, who was appointed by the Minister of Education under the provisions of the IPTS Act 1996. 4.9 “Disciplinary Action Committee” or DAC refers to a Committee appointed by the Dean and chaired by the Deputy Dean for Academic to handle students’ disciplinary cases and to make the relevant decisions pertaining to punishments and actions. 4.10 “Disciplinary Council” or DC refers to a committee appointed by the President to manage issues pertaining to Disciplinary matters and to decide on dismissal cases recommended by the Disciplinary Action Committee. 4.11 “Appeal Committee” refers to a committee at branch campus appointed by the Dean to manage any appeal issues by the student pertaining to the sanction decided by the DAC.
    • 30 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 4.12 “Appeal Council” refers to a committee at Chancellery appointed by the President to manage any appeal issues by the student pertaining to the decision for dismissal referred by the DAC and sanctioned by the DC respectively. 4.13 “Disciplinary Action Committee Secretariat” refers to the Head of Student Affairs Department to initiate disciplinary action and hearing for Major Offences and to handle cases for Minor Offences. 4.14 “Disciplinary Council Secretariat” refers to the Head of Student Affairs Division to initiate disciplinary action for dismissal cases only. 4.15 “Minor Offences” refer to offences whereby if a student is found guilty of the offence, the said student would receive a warning or reprimand or fine. 4.16 “Major Offences” refer to serious offences, whereby, if a student is convicted he or she can be deprived of the use of UniKL facilities, or be suspended or even dismissed from the university. 4.17 “Prima facie” refers to a case that appears to have some evidence in support of the allegation made against the offender. 4.18 “UniKL Campus / Premises” refer to all UniKL campuses nationwide and UniKL branch campus shall refer to a specific branch campus of UniKL. 4.19 “UniKL resident” refers to an individual whose activities involve learning or working in UniKL including students, course participants, trainers, UniKL staff and employees of other organizations who work in UniKL. 4.20 “UniKL Staff” refers to the permanent employees of UniKL who are not students, contract employees or consultants. 4.21 “UniKL authority/ies” refers to the following UniKL staff empowered to enforce this Code :- i. Management of UniKL; ii. DAC, DACS, DC and DCS iii. Dean, Deputy Dean, Heads of Department or Units or equivalent iv. Managers, Deputy Managers and Assistant Managers v. Executives vi. Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers and Tutors vii. Security consultant and staff 4.22 “International Students” refer to students who are non Malaysian.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 31 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 4.23 “Offensive items” refer to letters, pictures, remarks, words, prints, publications, writings, comments, things or items that may offend certain quarters of the public or any reasonable person. 5.0 RESPONSIBILITIES 5.1 The student should bear the responsibility to always observe good behaviours, concentrate fully on the programme of study, and attend all compulsory activities and abide by UniKL regulations. 5.2 The student shall uphold UniKL’s name, goodwill and integrity at all times and shall subject to all the rules, regulations, codes, requirements and by- laws of UniKL. 5.3 The student shall not act in any manner that constitutes or appears to constitute contempt of UniKL authority of an official body or an officer of UniKL. 5.4 No student shall conduct himself, whether within or outside the UniKL campus, in any manner that is detrimental or prejudicial to the interests, well-being or good name of any of the students, staff, officers or employees of UniKL, or to public order, safety or security, or to morality, decency or discipline that may smear the good name of UniKL. 5.5 No student nor organisation, body or group of students, shall make in relation to any matter pertaining to UniKL or to the staff in their capacity as such or to himself in his capacity as a student there of, any representation or other communication, whether orally or in writing or in any other manner, to any public officer or the press or the public in the course of any lecture, speech or public statement or in the course of any broadcast by sound or vision. 6.0 AUTHORITY 6.1 The President has the power to make final decisions pertaining to student discipline and conduct, including the enforcement of the code. 6.2 Dean is an officer authorised to act on behalf of the President, empowered to make decisions pertaining to student discipline and conduct, including the enforcement of the code except decision to terminate student and decision on student’s appeal after dismissal. 6.3 Any UniKL Authorities is authorised by the President to enforce the rules of this Code against any students who is caught or deemed or reported to breach or be in default or in violation of the Code or suspected to breach, disobey, default or contravene the Code.
    • 32 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 7.0 ATTITUDE DESIRED IN A STUDENT In line with the principles outlined above, some of the traits or attitudes that are desired in a student are as given here: 7.1 Strive to develop oneself Students shall strive to develop and improve their positive talents or abilities and to attain leadership abilities. 7.2 Strive to become a balanced and harmonious individual Students shall strive to become balanced and harmonious individuals in terms of intellect, spiritual aspects, physical ability, philosophy of life and good behaviour. 7.3 Strive to develop one’s intellectual capacity Students shall strive to develop their intellectual capacity, especially in the following aspects: a. Creative and innovative thinking b. Logical and analytical thinking 7.4 Strive to widen one’s knowledge Students shall strive to widen their knowledge to bring about truth and benefit to society. 7.5 Strive to develop spiritual capacities Students shall strive to become dutiful individuals with sense of responsibility towards religion, race and the country by observing the following: a) Faith in religion b) Integrity of the soul 7.6 Strive to portray good behaviour/character Students shall strive to portray the best possible behaviour, which should display the following qualities: a) Observation of the norms and values of society b) Mutual respect c) Readiness to serve d) Polite and disciplined 7.7 Strive to improve physical well-being Students shall strive to be physically fit and healthy to enable them to live independently in a society.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 33 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 7.8 Strive to practise a matured and harmonious philosophy of life Students shall strive to practise a philosophy that is both matured and harmonious in nature. Students should always observe tolerance for others and have mutual respect for one another in order to achieve integrity in a multiethnic, multicultural and multi religious community. Students shall also observe the philosophy to enable them to live in peace, and ready to meet and overcome tests and challenges of life. 7.9 Wealth Creation and Entrepreneurship In line with UniKL’s ideals, the students shall endeavour to create wealth by entrepreneurship. 8.0 RULES A. General Rules 8.1 Obey the laws of the country 8.1.1 Students are required to obey Malaysian laws at all times. 8.1.2 In the event that a student shall be found guilty of a crime by any court of law in Malaysia or in any other country, regardless of the severity of the punishment as a result of such guilt, the student shall be considered to have breached the rules of UniKL and such breach shall be determined as a major offence. 8.1.3 Any kind of work, business or similar activity whether full-time or part-time by an International Student which is prohibited by the Immigration Act 1959/63 or by any other statute. 8.1.4 The student is also prohibited in participating in any kind of activity that could affect or jeopardize his or her study. 8.2 Obey the UniKL code 8.2.3 Students must obey all UniKL Codes that are being enforced now and hereinafter. 8.2.4 It is an offence for a student to break any UniKL Code or act in contravention of the Code. An offence is deemed ‘major’ or ‘minor’ depending on the seriousness of each offence and shall be determined by the DAC. 8.2.5 Notwithstanding the discretion of the DAC to determine the nature of the offence, it is considered a major offence if a
    • 34 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT student commits the same minor offence more than three times within six (6) months, or if the student commits three different minor offences within one (1) month. 8.3 Cooperation with the UniKL authority(s) when disciplinary action is taken The Student shall :- 8.3.1 cooperate with the UniKL Authorties in all kinds of disciplinary action, whether on behalf of one’s own self or others, when summoned, questioned,requested to provide evidence by the UniKL Authorities. 8.3.2 obey the directives given by UniKL lecturers, executives or staff who are authorized with a particular duty. 8.3.3 not obstruct, detain, interfere or prevent in any way, or cause a delay, interrupt, or hinder any UniKL staff or Authorities from carrying out their duties and responsibilities. 8.3.4 not permitted (whether individually or in a group) to deliberately refuse to answer questions, or show a lack of cooperation in any other way, when UniKL Authorities carry out investigations or perform other duties related to student conduct and offences. 8.3.5 not refuse to communicate with UniKL Authorities on matters pertaining to rules, guidelines or laws or anything of a similar nature that aims to safeguard the interests, peace and discipline in UniKL. 8.3.6 not refuse to be checked or questioned by the security unit or by other parties acting under the directive of UniKL or any of UniKL’s Authorities. 8.3.7 not make false confession during an investigation by UniKL Authorities or any false statement or evidence during examination in chief, cross examination or re-examination by the Disciplinary Prosecuting Officer. 8.3.8 not cause any circumstances to exist or make any false entry in any book or record, or make any documents containing false statement for any reason whatsoever shall be in contravention with this Code and shall be said to fabricate false evidence.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 35 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.3.9 not cause any evidence to disappear or be destroyed or be faked with the intention to screen the offender from any punishment or to be intended for a consequential punishment for an innocent person. 8.3.10 be obligated to inform the UniKL Authorities of such offence in the event that he/she shall have information of any offence being made or shall be made by any student or UniKL staff. No student shall withhold any information of a crime or offence or any evidence. 8.3.11 not refuse or contravene any legitimate order, instruction, direction or requirement given or made by any officer or employee of UniKL authorized to such instruction of the UniKL Campus. 8.4 Reasonable Care and Safety 8.4.2 Students are responsible for their own safety in all aspects whether they are inside or outside campus premises. Reasonable care shall be practised to ensure that personal items are not damaged, lost or stolen. UniKL shall not be responsible for any incidents or matters that arise out of students’ carelessness. 8.4.3 Students shall exercise due care and are responsible for the safety of all UniKL properties when being used and are prohibited from damaging any property belonging to UniKL. 8.4.4 No students shall use toolbar equipment that could cause danger to persons or properties in the campus. 8.4.5 Negligence in handling machineries, toolbar, equipment, furniture or other property of UniKL that had been entrusted to him/her to the extend it results in a loss for UniKL or injury to any person or damage to any property belonging to UniKL or any other person shall tantamount to an offence under this Code. 8.4.6 Failure to adhere to the safety rules or cause damages to safety equipment shall tantamount to an offence under this Code. 8.4.7 Students shall not do anything within or outside campus premises that could ruin or cause damages to the interests, peace, safety or reputation of UniKL.
    • 36 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.4.8 Students with access to poisonous material or substances as prescribed by UniKL for permitted usage, shall not act in any manner that may likely to cause hurt or injury to other person, or knowingly or negligently act or omits to handle the poisonous material or substance with reasonable care shall be in contravention with this Code as being negligent. 8.4.9 Students who do, with fire and any other combustible matter including explosive substance, acting negligently or rashly as to endanger human life or property, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any person or being, negligently fails to guard against any probable danger shall be guilty of an offence under this Code. B. Appearance 8.5 Attire 8.5.1 Students must be decently dressed when in lecture halls, administration offices, labs, on practical trainings, library, religious places and any place within UniKL Campus compounds at all times. 8.5.2 Students must be neatly attired and shall not wear indecent clothing, including attires that are flimsy, see-through, with slits, tight fitting or revealing. 8.5.3 Students must always dress in a proper manner. No worn-out jeans or shirts, _ jeans length, miniskirts, shorts, slippers or display of offensive items are allowed. 8.5.4 Female students must dress neatly and appropriately (e.g. wear long gowns, slacks with blouse) at all times in campus. 8.5.5 Female students must dress in a manner that does not attract unwarranted attention or invite danger. 8.5.6 Students must dress appropriately and wear shoes at all times while being in the dining area. Night dresses, sarong, “pelekat”, shorts and sleeveless attires are prohibited. 8.5.7 Students shall observe modesty and decency in their attire and dress so as not to attract undue attention to themselves while in UniKL campus and premises. 8.5.8 Without prejudice to the existing Rules, the Dean may issue orders, policies or directives as it deems fit for the purpose of ensuring the decency of the students and any orders, policies of directives shall be a continuance to this Code.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 37 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.6 Personal hygiene and grooming 8.6.1 Students must always maintain personal hygiene. 8.6.2 Students’ hair must be neatly groomed. 8.6.3 Male students should not keep long hair. As a guideline, the hair should not reach the collars. 8.6.4 Students are prohibited to have strange or improper haircut or hairstyle including Mohican style, punk or skinhead except for tie-up or using hair bands. 8.6.5 Students are prohibited to have extreme use of jewelry and accessory. The guidelines are as follows: a. Male students are PROHIBITED from wearing any kind of earrings or practice “body piercing” and having tattoos. b. Female students are PROHIBITED from wearing earrings on any other body parts except earlobes, practice “body piercing” or adorn themselves with tattoos. Nose rings are only allowed for Indian (female) students C. Indecent Behaviour 8.7 Coupling A student is not allowed to be in a pair with a partner in a secluded or hidden place or behave in a manner that may cause suspicion of a possible sexual activity. 8.8 Indecent Behaviour 8.8.1 No student shall conduct himself, whether within or outside the Campus, in any manner that is detrimental or prejudicial to the interests, well-being or good name of any of the students, staff, officers or employees of the University, or to public order, safety or security, or to morality, decency or discipline that may smear the good name of the University. 8.8.2 Students shall not act, display or perform any behaviour that can be categorized as indecent or perform sexual activities between students or between student and non-student of an opposite sex or be alone with a partner in a suspicious manner or in a discreet location out of wedlock.
    • 38 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.8.3 Students shall not perform sexual activity between unmarried students or between student and non-student of same sex or co-habitation between students of different sexes or indulge in homosexual or lesbian or gay behaviour. 8.8.4 Students shall not display behaviour that is deemed as indecent or lewd in public. 8.8.5 Students are prohibited to be pregnant or cause pregnancy out of wedlock tantamount to a breach of the rules of this Code. 8.8.6 Students shall not commit or behave indecently that may cause public nuisance including but not limited to utterance or act of obscenities or chaos that may embarrass UniKL or any of its staff and students. 8.8.7 No Students shall be allowed to engage in a business or profit making by indecent manner. D. Specific Rules 8.9 Behavioural 8.9.1 Students must be well behaved and well mannered at all times towards all people. 8.9.2 Students must never show disrespect, display or act or use words that are rude, impolite or vulgar to any party in UniKL. 8.9.3 Students shall not do anything that endangers the life and safety of his/her own or others. 8.9.4 Students shall not steal or attempt to steal, cheat or attempt to cheat, or conspire or attempt to conspire to steal any property of UniKL or properties belonging to any person. 8.9.5 Students shall not do anything to a student or UniKL resident or behave in such a manner that could be interpreted as a deliberate attempt to defame the good name of the said student or to UniKL. 8.9.6 Students shall not perform an act of fraud or forgery. 8.9.7 Students shall not damage any property which is not his/her own.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 39 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.9.8 Students should not be involved in any activity or displayed any behaviour within or outside UniKL campus that could ruin the good name of UniKL including attending political rallies or demonstration or involved in any group, legal or illegal., that may cause embarrassment to UniKL or any of its staff and students shall tantamount to an offence under this Code. 8.9.9 Students shall not act in any manner that constitutes or appears to constitute a threat or intimidation or is injurious, physically or mentally, to the well-being and safety of any other students or any members of staff of UniKL or the security and harmony of Campus life in UniKL. 8.9.10 Students should not disrupt or in any manner interfere with, or cause to be disrupted or in any manner interfered with, any teaching, study, research, administrative work, or any activity carried out by or under the direction of or with the permission of UniKL, or do any act which may cause such disruption or interference shall be an offence under this Code. 8.9.11 Any prevention, obstruction, or interference with, or cause to be prevented, obstructed or interfered with, any officer or employee of UniKL or any person acting under the direction or permission of such officer or employee, from carrying out his work, duty or function, or do any act which may cause such prevention, obstruction or interference shall be an offence under this Code. 8.9.12 Any prevention or obstruction, or cause to be prevented or obstructed, any student from attending any lecture, tutorial or class, or from engaging in any legitimate activity, or do any act which may cause such prevention or obstruction shall be an offence under this Code. 8.9.13 Students shall not organize, incite or participate in the boycott of any examination, lecture, tutorial, class or other legitimate activities carried out by or under the direction or with the permission of UniKL or boycott any of he staff of UniKL. 8.10 Making disturbances and nuisance The Students shall not : 8.10.1 make any sound or noise or cause the sound or noise to be made that causes disturbance to any party in campus. 8.10.2 do any act or illegal omission which causes injury, obstruction,
    • 40 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT danger or annoyance to the public, or to the people in general within the vicinity of UniKL campus compound. 8.10.3 voluntarily cause disturbances to any lawful assembly engaged in the performance of religious worship or ceremonies or destroy, damage or defile any places of worship or any object held sacred by any class of persons with knowledge that such damage or destruction shall be regarded as an insult to their religion. 8.10.4 cause or promote to cause any disharmony, disunity or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will, or prejudice, by words or by writing or by conduct or by influence on any grounds. 8.10.5 own or use or have in his or her possession, custody or control, any loudspeaker, loud-hailer, amplifier, or other similar appliance. 8.10.5 invade the privacy of any party whether physically or electronically that may cause nuisance to the other party. 8.11 Cleanliness on campus 8.11.1 Students shall observe cleanliness and neatness of the campus including the hostels, lecture halls, buildings or other constructions, roads or any area within the campus. 8.12 Smoking, Drunkenness and Intoxication 8.12.1 A Student shall contravene this Code if the student:- 8.12.1.1 is smoking cigarettes in UniKL campus. 8.12.1.2 is in possession of cigarettes, lighters, matches or other inflammable materials within UniKL campus which is labeled as fire prone area. 8.12.1.3 is in a state of intoxication or intoxicated in UniKL campus and premises. 8.12.1.4 consumes liquor or any substance that shall intoxicate the student or injects or inserts any intoxicated substance in any manner into his/her own body or into the body of others anything that could cause paranoia, drunkenness, inebriation or any elements of intoxicated state. No student shall consume, drink or devour or possess or in his custody, any liquor or any drink with alcoholic substance within the campus.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 41 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.12.1.5 is under the influence or consumes, by way of injection or smoking or in any other method of application into the student’s body, any intoxicating substances, poison or anything similar or addicted to prescribed drugs that may cause intoxication state stipulated in section 8.12.3 above. 8.12.1.6 smokes pipes or any substance that is similar to smoking including but not limited to smoking opiums or cannabis or glue and adhesives sniffing or any other substances that may or may not cause disorientation and intoxication. 8.12.2 Students are not allowed to possess, distribute, sell or consume liquor or other drinks that do/do not contain alcohol that could cause intoxication, while being in the campus premises. 8.12.3 Students are not allowed to posses other substances that may caus hallucination, intoxication, delusion, delirium including but not limited to glue and adhesives, liquefied or solid substances which include hallucinating or intoxicating entity, or any other substances are prohibited and no students are allowed to own, possess, withhold, suppress, consume, sell, distribute or use such substances at any time without and outside UniKL campus. 8.13 Gambling 8.13.1 A student or an establishment, organisation body or student group organises, manages or conducts or helps to organize, manage or conduct or join in any gambling, betting or lottery activities within or outside UniKL shall be an offence under this Code. 8.13.2 No Student shall purchase, abet to purchase or conspire to purchase any lottery tickets, lucky draw tickets, or tickets from any sources which promotes gambling or any element of gambling. 8.13.3 No student and no organisation body or group of students shall organise, run or assist in organising, managing or running, or participating in any gaming wagering, lottery or betting within or outside UniKL campus.
    • 42 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.14 Use of Violence The Students :- 8.14.1 or any establishment, organisation body or student group is prohibited from performing, organising, managing or helping to conduct, or joining in any activity that involves violence, black-mail, molest, disturbance of peace and others towards any party, student or non-student, within or outside the campus. 8.14.2 shall not involve directly or indirectly in any ragging or bullying or abusive activities or anything similar to it within or outside the campus. 8.14.3 shall not employ violence, attack or threaten to attack or cause injury or threaten to cause injury to any UniKL residents or non-residents within the UniKL premises. 8.14.4 shall not rioting or behaving wildly or quarrelling or fist fighting or fighting or using physical violence on any UniKL residents anywhere or on non-residents within UniKL premises. 8.14.5 shall not outrage the modesty or attempt to outrage the modesty of, any party within campus premises or UniKL residents anywhere, or non-residents within the campus premises. 8.14.6 shall not initiate, participate, conspire to initiate or participate or support any activity that may invite conflict, argument or hostility and a fight between any person or students. 8.14.7 shall not cause any bodily pain, disease or infirmity to any person, whether grievous or otherwise, and whether caused with or without weapons or dangerous means or any instruments which is used as weapon of offence or by means of fire or corrosive substances or poison or explosive substance or other means that causes bodily pain, disease or infirmity to any person. 8.15 Offences against Property 8.15.1 Students shall not damage in any manner or cause to be damaged, or demolish, destroy, wreck or vandalise any property belonging to any person or UniKL or do any act which may cause such damage or tamper, interfere with, move, or in any manner deal with, any substance, object, article or
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 43 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT property whatsoever, or knowingly do any act or cause any act to be done in the UniKL Campus, so as to cause or be likely to cause any obstruction, inconvenience, annoyance, loss or damage to any person 8.15.2 Students shall not disrupt, disturb, transfer, seize, steal or take or violate, vandalise or damage any object, article, things or properties which may cause obstruction, difficulty, inconvenience, trouble, mess or filth to any person or things. 8.15.3 Students shall not dishonestly take or attempt to take, keep or attempt to keep or move any property of UniKL or belonging to persons or other parties in order to such taking in the campus without consent. E. Academic 8.16 Academic Integrity 8.16.1 A student must adhere to the academic integrity. Students are prohibited from indulging in any form of academic cheating like copying or allowing others to copy, plagiarism or similar activities and so on during examination, lab work, essay or research paper, thesis and so on. Please refer to the Academic Offence section 8.17 Use of lecture materials 8.17.1 A student can only use the lecture or teaching materials that had been given to him/her in UniKL for the purpose of his/her academic study. He /she is prohibited from copying in any form all or parts of the material for publication or distribution with or without payment unless a written consent has been obtained from the UniKL authorities. 8.18 Attendance 8.18.1 Where a student is required to attend any lecture, tutorial class or other instruction relating to his course of study, he shall not absent himself there from without the prior permission from the Head of Academic or its representative, as the case may be, unless the circumstances do not permit such prior permission to be obtained and there is reasonable cause or excuse for the absence, in which case the student shall, as soon as possible thereafter, satisfy the Head of Academic or its representative, as the case may be with regard to the absence and obtain approval in respect thereof.
    • 44 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.18.2 Where a student’s course of study entails his appearance for an examination and he is not otherwise debarred from appearing for such examination, he shall not fail to appear for such examination without the prior permission from the Head of Academic or its representative, as the case may be, unless the circumstances do not permit such prior permission to be obtained and there is reasonable cause or excuse for the absence, in which case the student shall, as soon as possible thereafter, satisfy the Head of Academic or its representative, as the case may be with regard to the absence and obtain approval in respect thereof. 8.18.2 Where a student’s course of study entails his appearance for an examination and he is not otherwise debarred from appearing for such examination, he shall not fail to appear for such examination without the prior permission from the Head of Academic or its representative, as the case may be unless the circumstances do not permit such prior permission to be obtained and there is reasonable cause or excuse for the non- appearance, in which case the student shall, as soon as possible there after satisfy the Head of Academic or its representative, as the case may be with regard to the absence and obtain approval in respect thereof. F. Prohibited Items 8.19 Pornographic materials 8.19.1 No student or any establishment, body or student group is allowed to possess, or supervise, or in control, let, hire, distribute, exhibit, circulate, produce, re-produce any pornographic or obscene materials that include any articles or materials which are considered objectionable by the public at large within campus or outside campus premises. 8.19.2 No student or any establishment, body or student group is allowed to share, distribute, or display any pornographic materials in campus. No student is allowed to take part or to receive profits from any business in the course which he knows or has reason to believe that such is a pornographic or obscene objects or acts. 8.19.3 No student is allowed to deliberately indulge in watching or listening or publicating any pornographic materials in campus. 8.19.4 No student and no organisation body or group of students, shall distribute, circulate or exhibit, or cause to be distributed,
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 45 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT circulated or exhibited or be in any manner concerned with the distribution, circulation or exhibition of any obscene article within the UniKL campus. A student shall be deemed to distribute, circulate or exhibit an obscene article, regardless of whether such distribution, circulation or exhibition is to only one person or to more than one persons and regardless of whether or not such circulation, distribution or exhibition is for payment or for any other consideration. 8.20 Drugs and poisons 8.20.1 No student shall have in his possession or under his custody or control any dangerous or controlled drugs or poison without valid prescription from a medical officer. 8.20.2 No student shall give, supply, provide or offer or propose to give, supply, provide or offer any controlled or dangerous drugs or poison to any person. 8.20.3 No student shall consume orally or smoke or inhale, or introduce into his body by injection or in any other manner whatsoever, any dangerous drugs or poison. 8.20.4 Nothing in this rule shall be deemed to prevent a student from undergoing any treatment by or under the prescription of a medical practitioner registered in the Medical Act, 1971. 8.20.5 Any student who is found under the possession or influence of any dangerous drugs or poison shall be guilty of a disciplinary offence. 8.20.6 The Head of Student Affairs may instruct and compel any student suspected of addiction or consumption of any substance within the definition of dangerous drugs and poison for a urinal test. 8.20.7 Any students refusing or declining to undergo the test mentioned in sub-rule 8.20.6 above, shall be guilty of a disciplinary offence. 8.21 Weapons and dangerous substances 8.21.1 Students shall not possess, or supervise, or in control of any dangerous weapons or explosive substances. Weapons are defined according to the Fire Arms Act 1971. 8.21.2 Notwithstanding the Fire Arms Act 1971, definitions of weapons and dangerous substances shall include any object that causes bodily harm and damage to properties.
    • 46 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT G. UniKL Facilities Rules 8.22 Prohibition to be in restricted areas on campus 8.22.1 Students are prohibited to be or loiter in prohibited areas without valid official business including staff quarters, workshops or other lecture halls, UniKL security booths, dining hall kitchen, administration office, security office or other places unless under proper supervision by UniKL authorities or consent by UniKL authorities. 8.22.2 Students are not allowed to intrude into equipment, places or buildings where they are prohibited from either physically or electronically. 8.23 In-out Procedures 8.23.1 Student must dress neatly and appropriately when going for outside visits. 8.23.2 Main gate for all UniKL campus shall be closed at 12.00 p.m. and will be open at 06.00 a.m. daily. No vehicles are allowed to enter the campus within the said period except with the permission of the UniKL Authorities. 8.23.3 For security purposes, visitors are only allowed to enter all UniKL premises between 06.00 a.m. to 09.00 p.m. daily. 8.24 Student Pass 8.24.1 Students must carry and display their student pass at all times while being in campus premises. 8.24.2 Students are prohibited from wearing or using another person’s pass for any reason whatsoever. Likewise, no student shall be allowed to compel any other person to wear, use, utilize or exploit his student pass at any time. 8.25 Road and Traffic Rules 8.25.1 Written Authorisation for Students with Motor Vehicle in UniKL Campus (1) A student who intends to keep, has in his possession or owns any motor vehicle in UniKL Campus, shall in the first instance, apply for and obtain from the Head of Student Affairs a written authorisation in respect thereof the application and the written authorisation shall be in such form as the Head of Student Affairs may, subject to paragraph (2), determine.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 47 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT (2) Application for such permission shall be made by the student in writing specifying the description of the motor vehicle and shall be accompanied by the current motor vehicle license and the current third party risks insurance policy in respect of the motor vehicle and a valid driving license in respect of the applicant; the application shall also set out any disciplinary offence in respect of which lie may have been found guilty at any time. (3) The written authorisation of the Head of Student Affairs shall be given in such form as he may direct and shall at all times be displayed conspicuously on the motor vehicle. (4) Such written authorisation shall be renewed annually and the provisions of paragraph (1) and (2) apply mutatis mutandis to an application for such renewal. (5) The Head of Student Affairs may refuse to grant authorisation under this rule or revoke any authorisation granted under this rule if he is satisfied that it would not be in the interest of the University for the student to hold such authorisation. 8.25.2 Registration of the Motor Vehicle The Head of Student Affairs shall cause to be maintained a register of all motor vehicles kept, possessed or owned by students in the UniKL Campus in such form as the Head of Student Affairs may deem fit. 8.25.3. Speed Limit No student shall drive a motor vehicle in UniKL Campus at a speed in excess of that indicated by a traffic sign. 8.25.4 Motor Vehicle to be Driven on Authorised Motorway No student shall drive a motor vehicle on any place other than on that part of the road which is used as a carriageway for the passage of motor vehicles, in particular, no motor vehicle shall be driven by a student on the pavement, side- table, grass verge, footpath or other place, whether alongside the carriageway or otherwise, which is not ordinarily intended or specifically provided for the passage of motor vehicles. 8.25.5 Unauthorised Parking No student shall park any vehicle at any place or in any manner so as to cause danger, obstruction or inconvenience to any other person or vehicle.
    • 48 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.25.6. Motor Vehicle Driven on Unauthorised Pathways No student shall drive or ride any vehicle on any corridor, verandah, five-foot way, courtyard or in any part of any building. 8.25.7. Parking Where a parking bay is allotted for a particular motor vehicle no student shall park a different motor vehicle in such parking bay. 8.25.8. Pillion (1) A student driving a two-wheeled motorcycle shall not carry more than one person on such motorcycle. (2) No student shall carry a person on a two-wheeled motorcycle unless such person is sitting astride the motorcycle behind the driver on a properly designed seat securely fixed to the motorcycle. (3) A student shall not allow himself to be carried on a two- wheeled motorcycle driven by any person, whether a student of paragraph (1) or (2). 8.25.9. Traffic Directions and Signs A student shall comply with all traffic directions and with all traffic signs. 8.25.10 Production of License when requested Any student who is driving or is in charge or control of a vehicle shall carry with him a valid driving license issued to him under the Road Traffic Ordinance, 1958 and his matriculation card and shall produce same for inspection by an authorised person whenever required to do so. 8.25.11 Obstruction to Traffic A student shall not conduct himself any manner, or do any act, which obstructs or interferes with the smooth and orderly movement of traffic within UniKL Campus.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 49 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.25.12 Road Traffic Act, 1987 (Act 333) (1) The provisions of the Road Traffic Act, 1987 (Act 333) and all subsidiary legislation made hereunder shall apply to students within UniKL Campus irrespective of whether the roads within UniKL Campus are public or private. (2) Nothing is paragraph (1) shall derogate from the liability within UniKL Campus of any student or other person for any offence under the Road Traffic Act, 1987 or Road Traffic Ordinance, 1958 or any subsidiary legislation made hereunder. 8.26 Disciplinary Actions by the UniKL Authorities with regards to Traffic Offences (1) The UniKL Authorities may at its discretion in lieu of taking disciplinary proceedings under Part 10 of this Code, impose a summary disciplinary punishment of a disciplinary reprimand or a fine not exceeding Ringgit Malaysia Five Hundred only [RM500.00]authority upon any student who commits a traffic offence under this Part in the presence of or within the sight of such UniKL Authorities. Provided that before such punishment is imposed on the student, the UniKL Authorities shall inform him of the disciplinary offence committed by him and give him an opportunity to make, on the spot, oral representations thereon to such UniKL Authorities. (2) Upon imposition of the punishment referred to in paragraph (1), the UniKL Authorities shall forthwith deliver to the student a written notice of such imposition in such form as the Dean of Student Affairs may direct and where the punishment imposed is a fine, the provisions of the rules herein shall apply. (3) The provisions of this rule shall apply notwithstanding any other provisions to the contrary in these Rules. 8.27 Accommodation Rules 8.27.1 Students must obey UniKL accommodation rules. 8.28 Dining Area Rules 8.28.1 Students must wear appropriate attire while being in dining area.
    • 50 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.28.2 Students must be polite and maintain good manners while being in the dining area. 8.29 Library Rules 8.29.1 Students must obey all UniKL library rules. H. Group Activities 8.30 Gatherings 8.30.1 All planned gatherings must obtain prior written approval from UniKL. The gathering must adhere to the rules and requirements set by UniKL and any planning, facilitating, organising, attending or joining any gatherings or meetings on campus premises that have not been granted approval by the UniKL or picketing or demonstrating without approval in UniKL Campus or premises shall tantamount to an offence. 8.30.2 No student, and no organisation, body or group of students shall, without the prior permission of the Dean or of a person authorised in writing by the Dean to grant such permission, organise convene or call, or cause to be held, organised, convened or called, or be in manner involved in holding organising, convening or calling, or in causing to be held, organised, convened or called, or in doing any act towards holding, organising, convening, or calling , any assembly of more than five persons in any part of UniKL Campus on any land or in any building belonging to or under the possession or control of UniKL or used for the purposes of UniKL. 8.30.3 In granting the permission referred to in paragraph 8.30.2 the Dean or the person authorised by him to grant such permission may impose such restrictions, terms or conditions in relation to the proposed assembly. 8.30.4 No student shall knowingly attend or participate in an assembly held in contravention of paragraph 8.30.2 or 8.30.3. 8.31 Student Activities 8.31.1 All students’ group activities must originate through student organisations which are recognised by UniKL. 8.31.2 Students are not allowed to facilitate, organise or join any off campus activities whether as groups or as student bodies without obtaining prior approval or written permission from UniKL, and shall adhere to all directives and rules imposed by UniKL.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 51 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 8.31.3 Students are not allowed to facilitate, organise or join any student activities through any student bodies without prior written approval or directive from the relevant UniKL authorities. 8.31.4 Students are not allowed to invite any outside participation into the UniKL Campus premises for any student body activities without obtaining written approval or directive from UniKL Authorities. 8.31.5 Students are not allowed to manage, collect or help to collect any money or donation in campus for oneself or for others without obtaining written approval or directive from UniKL. 8.31.6 Students are not allowed to participate in any anti-government activities or anti-UniKL activities. 8.32 Relations with external bodies (not part of UniKL) 8.32.1 Students must adhere to clause 47(1) of the IPTS (Private higher learning institutions) Act 1996 that prohibits: (a) An individual, while being a student of a private higher learning institution, from becoming a member or having alliances with any political party, labour union, establishment, association, organisation, body or group, unless permission has been granted by the Chief Registrar of the IPTS: (i) whether or not it was established under any law and (ii) whether in or out of Malaysia (b) Establishments, associations, organisations, bodies or groups of students of private higher learning institutions from having alliances or any other relations with any political party, labour union, organisation, body or group, unless permission has been granted by the Chief Registrar of the IPTS: (i) whether or not it was established under any law; and (ii) whether in or out of Malaysia. ( c ) An individual, while being a student of a private higher learning institution, and any establishment, association, organisation, body or student group of private higher learning institutions that states or does anything that can be considered as: (i) showing support or sympathy to or objections against any political party or labour union or
    • 52 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT (ii) showing support or sympathy to any illegal establishment, association, organisation, body or group. 8.33 Illegal groups 8.33.1 A student is not allowed to establish or become a member of or have alliances in any way with any illegal groups such as gangs or other groups of a similar nature within or outside the campus. I. Publications 8.34 Document publication 8.34.1 A student and an establishment, body or student group cannot publish, share or distribute any documents within or outside the campus without prior written approval from the UniKL. 8.34.2 A student is not allowed to do live or recorded broadcasting illegally. 8.34.3 A student or an establishment, body or student group IS NOT ALLOWED to publish, share or distribute any brochures, leaflets (pamphlets) or publications that contain slander, instigations or grievances, including but not limited to electronic publications in the internet, against UniKL or UniKL Residents. 8.34.4 Dissemination of information through facilities such as e-mail and the Internet that are provided by UniKL must adhere to the UniKL Code. 8.34.5 No student, and no organisation, body or group of students, shall: a) make or cause to be made or do any act towards making or causing to be made; or b) fly, exhibit, display or in any manner make use of or cause to be flown, exhibited, displayed or in any manner made use of, or, c) own or have in his or its possession, custody or control; any flag, banner, placard, poster, emblem or other device which is conducive to the promotion of immorality, indiscipline, disorder, disobedience or contravention of these Code. 8.34.6 No student and no organisation, body or group of students shall publish distribute or circulate any document within or
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 53 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT outside UniKL Campus provided however the Dean or its representative authorised in writing, may give the consent for such publication subject only to the conditions that may be imposed as the Dean or its representative deems fit for such particular consent. The permission required under this rule shall be in addition to any license, permit or any other form of authorisation which may be required under any other written law. 8.35 Other Matters 8.35.1 Students are not allowed to conduct any business activities within campus premises without prior approval. 8.35.2 Students are obligated to report an illness that is contagious and dangerous, to the Medical Officer of UniKL. Failure to do so shall tantamount to a breach of this Code. 8.35.3 Students shall not hinder or disturb any teaching, learning, research, administration or any activities that are being conducted under the directive or with the approval of UniKL. 8.35.4 Any act of contravention with any current laws of Malaysia including any by laws, enactments or statutes passed by the Malaysian Parliament or regulation imposed by the Malaysian authorities by any student shall tantamount to an offence under this Code. In furtherance thereof, any act by any student that may in any reasonable person’s opinion is uncommon with the natural act of any reasonable person shall also be determined as an offence under this Code. 8.35.5 Any act of criminal in nature penalised under the Penal Code (F.M.S. Cap. 45) (Act 574) or the Dangerous Drugs Act, 1952 shall tantamount to a major offence. 8.36 Compoundable offences 8.36.1 Violation of rules in the Student Code of Conduct that originates from committing offences under the following clauses: (a) Attire (b) Personal hygiene and grooming (c) Smoking (d) Making noise that could cause disturbance
    • 54 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT (e) Campus cleanliness (f) Student pass (g) Traffic shall subject to a compoundable offence. 8.36.2 UniKL Authorities is authorised to compound any student for breach of any of the offences relating to the above immediately in the event such breach is committed within the sight or hearing of the UniKL Authorities. 8.36.3 For the purpose of immediate compounding by UniKL Authorities regulated under 8.36.2 above, all compounds issued by any of the UniKL Authorities shall be made via a prescribed form and upon issuance of such form containing details of the offender, nature of the offence, time and date, the student or offender so compounded shall acknowledge such form and pay to UniKL Authorities the prescribed fine. 8.36.4 In the event the student shall be a repeat offender of any of the compoundable offences or that the student shall be an offender to any of the compoundable offences for more than 3 times, the student shall be referred by UniKL Authorities to the DAC. 9.0 PRINCIPLE FOR DETERMINING WRONGDOING In determining whether a wrongdoing has been proven or not, the principle of “innocent until proven guilty” is used. 10.0 PROCEDURES FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION When Chairman of the Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC) receives a report from any UniKL Authorities or Examination Secretariat or Police or others (incident report) regarding a disciplinary misconduct or a violation of any rule or finds that a student has committed an offence, the DAC shall immediately inform the Disciplinary Action Committee Secretariat (DACS) to record such report. DAC shall reside to ascertain the type of offence, whether minor or major or serious major. 10.1 Disciplinary action procedures for misconduct 10.1.1 When the DAC has established a prima facie for disciplinary misconduct case by a student, the DAC shall decide the category of the offence. 10.1.2 In the event the offence is an offence compoundable under section 8.36.4 of this Code, the DAC may immediately decide or impose appropriate sanction, subject always to the guilty plea by the offender.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 55 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 10.1.3 However, in the event the offence is such that it is not compoundable under Section 8.36, the DAC shall instruct the DACS to issue a letter to the said alleged offender and/or student to attend the DAC hearing. If the alleged offender shall plea guilty then an appropriate sanction will be imposed. If the said student shall plea not guilty then the case shall proceed to a trial. 10.1.4 DACS shall notify the alleged offender the time and date for the trial and shall act as secretary and recording officer during the trial. 10.1.5 If the accused/student does not attend the hearing or questioning session when asked to do so, the session will be proceeded without the student. 10.1.6 In a DAC hearing session, the accused student has the right to bring any evidence, witness, a friend or a representative from the Student Representative Council to help him/her in the questioning session. The accused student or his/her assistant must be given the opportunity to question any witness on his/her own behalf or on behalf of the accused student. No documented testimonials can be used against the accused unless he/she had already been given a copy of the document or had already been granted access to it. The chairman of the Disciplinary Action Committee must ensure that the panel proceedings are conducted in an amicable manner. 10.1.7 The accused student shall be granted a grace period of 2 weeks after the decision made by the DAC to appeal regarding the matter to the Appeal Committee. 10.1.8 The Appeal Committee may reconsider the decision made by the DAC to re-classify the misconduct from a minor to a major offence or vice-versa if there are valid reasons 10.1.9 to do so and/or reconsider the decision for the punishment and/or the outcome of the trial. 10.1.9 Notwithstanding herein stated, in the event the charge for the alleged offender indicates the punishment of suspension or dismissal, the findings by DAC of the trial shall be forwarded to the Disciplinary Council (DC) for decision. DC may proceed with the recommendation of the DAC or otherwise recall all proceeding records for examination and recall witnesses and the DACS for confirmation.
    • 56 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 10.1.10 Upon satisfaction therefrom, the DC shall decide either to dismiss or to recommend other punishment to DAC. All of the DC’s findings and decision shall be recorded by the Disciplinary Council Secretariat (DCS). 10.1.11 In the event DC shall endorse the recommendation of DAC or the DC is satisfied that the punishment for such offence by the alleged offender shall be dismissal, DC shall instruct DCS to immediately issue a suspension or dismissal and/or expulsion notice to the offender. 10.1.12 The offender is given a grace period of 2 weeks after the decision made by the DAC to appeal regarding the matter to the Appeal Committee at UniKL branch campus level. (Excluding suspension and dismissal cases). 10.1.13 The offender is given a grace period of 2 weeks after the decision made by the DC to appeal regarding the matter to the Appeal Council at the UniKL Chancellery. (Only for suspension and dismissal cases). 10.2 Disciplinary action procedures for misconduct For the procedures for the offences stated below, the following steps will be taken in addition to the existing procedures for disciplinary action. When a student or DAC Secretariat receives a statement of acknowledgement from any UniKL authorities or Examination Secretariat or Police or others that there is strong evidence that the accused student had committed the offence, the university can immediately suspend the student from all activities for two (2) weeks, while waiting for the case to be brought to the DAC and for a decision to be made on the punishment. The DAC must convene and come to a decision as quickly as possible after the 2 weeks suspension period. If the student is convicted, the mandatory punishment which is expulsion from the university should be recommended or issued to The Disciplinary Council. The cases that fall under this category are: Indecent behaviour To be pregnant or cause pregnancy out of wedlock. Actions that endanger own life or life of others Does anything that endangers the life and safety of his/her own or others
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 57 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT Use of Violence o A student in any establishment, body or student group is prohibited from performing, organising, managing or helping to conduct, or joining in any activity that involves violence, black-mail, molest, disturbance of peace and so on towards any party, student or non-student, within or outside the campus. o Involved directly or indirectly in any ragging or bullying or abusive activities or anything similar to it within or outside the campus. o Employ violence, attack or threaten to attack or cause injury or threaten to cause injury to any UniKL residents or non-residents within the UniKL premises. o Rioting or behaving wildly or quarrelling or fist fighting or fighting or using physical violence on any UniKL residents anywhere or on non- residents within UniKL premises. o Outrage the modesty or attempt to outrage the modesty of, any party within campus premises or UniKL residents anywhere, or non- residents within the campus premises. Drugs and poisons o Possesses, or supervises, or is control of any drugs or poisons. Drugs are defined according to the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. o Gives, supplies, distributes or offers or makes preparation to give, supply, distribute or offer any kind of drugs or poisons to any person. Weapons and dangerous substances Possesses, or supervises, or is control of any dangerous weapons or explosive substances. Weapons are defined according to the Fire Arms Act 1971. Demonstration Be involved in any activity or displaying any behaviour within or outside UniKL campus that could ruin the good name of UniKL including attending political rallies or demonstration or involve in any group, legal or illegal, that may cause embarrassment to UniKL or any of its staff and students
    • 58 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT Illegal groups A student is not allowed to establish or become a member of or have alliances in any way with any illegal groups such as gangs or other groups of a similar nature within or outside the campus. Police Case Any act of criminal in nature penalised under the Penal Code (F.M.S. Cap. 45) (Act 574) or Dangerous Drug Act, 1952 shall tantamount to a major offence. 11.0 DISCIPLINARY ACTION For misconduct classified as a minor offence: The DAC can issue the following actions: a. Warning or Final Warning Warning or Final Warning is defined as a verbal statement or admonition uttered or written to a student regarding his/her misconduct. A written statement of the warning will be issued to the student soon after. b. Reference to Counselor The DAC can refer the student to the Counselor for a counseling session if they fill that the student requires monitoring. c. Fine / Penalty The DAC can impose a penalty on a student according to the Penalty Amount which is approved by the UniKL. (Refer to Penalty System) d. Hostel Removal The DAC can revoke the student rights to use the residential facilities. For misconduct classified as a major offence: The DAC can impose on a student, any one of the following or a combination of any of the following punishments: a. Fine not exceeding five hundred Ringgit (RM500.00) If the punishment imposed on a student is in the form of a fine, then the DAC will state the amount of the fine, which the student should pay within the set period.
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 59 STUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT b. Payment for cost of damages caused to the university’s facilities or to a third party that is claiming from the university The DAC will decide on the compensation amount after examining the said damages. c. Withdrawal of usage rights to UniKL facilities The DAC will state the period and the terms of withdrawal of usage rights to any or all of the facilities provided by UniKL. d. Community Service not exceeding 100 hours The DAC will decide on the total number of service hours based on the degree of seriousness of the offence committed by the student. e. Suspension from the UniKL academic programme The DAC will decide on the period and type of suspension from the UniKL academic programme. f. Expulsion from UniKL Expulsion is defined as the complete removal from the UniKL academic programme, which means that the affected student can no longer continue with his/her study at UniKL or join in any activities that are conducted in UniKL. For this Dismissal and suspension cases, the DAC must recommend the case to the Disciplinary Council. 12.0 APPEALS AGAINST DISCIPLINARY ACTION 12.1 A student who is not satisfied with the disciplinary action or punishment served on him by DAC can appeal in writing to the Appeal Committee or the Dean within fourteen (14) days from the date of receipt of the letter conveying the decision. 12.2 A student who is not satisfied with the disciplinary action or punishment (suspension and dismissal) served on him by DC can appeal in writing to the Appeal Council or the President of UniKL within fourteen (14) days from the date of receipt of the letter conveying the decision. 12.3 When an appeal is received by the Dean, he/she must instruct the Appeal Committee to prepare all supporting documents related with the case and conduct the appeal meeting within 5 working days.
    • 60 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTCODEOFCONDUCT 12.4 The Dean will make a decision based on the recommended review by the Appeal Committee on the previous punishment. 12.5 When an appeal is received by the President, he/she must instruct the Appeal Council to prepare all supporting documents related with the suspension and dismissal case and conduct the appeal meeting within 5 working days. 12.6 The President will make a decision based on the recommended review by the Appeal Council on the previous punishment. 12.7 The decision made by the Appeal Committee and Appeal Council are final. This Code was approved by the Management of Universiti Kuala Lumpur on 10 January 2003 with the latest amendments on 7 December 2009
    • UNIKL Rules & Regulations Handbook 61 STUDENTDECLARATIION Appendix A STUDENT DECLARATION Date:………………………… The President / Chief Executive officer Universiti Kuala Lumpur 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur Dear Sir, I as named below declare that I: 1. understand, appreciate, and will comply with all regulations stipulated in this University Rules and Regulations (URR) handbook. 2. am responsible and will be proactive in obtaining guidance and advice from the lecturers, Student Academic Advisors, Co-ordinators, Section Heads, administrative staff and the Administration of Institutes for any form of predicaments. 3. will take appropriate actions pertaining to the stipulated regulations stated in this University Rules and Regulations (URR) handbook which are (and not limited to): a) to fulfill all the academic requirements stipulated in the curriculum of the Academic Programme enrolled at the UniKL; b) to attend lectures/practical training/industrial training/practicum/ clinical training specified by the University. c) to complete the registration exercises in the programme enrolled within the specified time; d) to pay the stipulated amount of the University’s fees within the stipulated time. 4. will be responsible to fulfill all requirements of my academic programme and of my own progress towards the completion of those requirements. 5. will avoid reproducing or imitating closely the work and/or opinion of others obtained through prints or electronic materials without acknowledging or disclosing their source(s).
    • 62 UNIKL Rules & Regulations HandbookSTUDENTDECLARATIION 6. have read and understood the contents of the Universiti Kuala Lumpur’s Universiti Rules and Regulations Handbook and wholeheartedly agree to abide by all the rules and prohibitions as stated in the manual. 7. promised to abide by all further directives or prohibitions that are issued from time to time by the UniKL authorities throughout my period of study here. 8. am aware and understand that disciplinary action can be taken against me, if I am found to have committed any offence as detailed in the UniKL Student Code of Conduct. Thank you. Yours faithfully …………………………. (signature) Name :………………………………………………. Identity Card No : ……………………………………………………….. Programme :……………………………………………….………………..