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International Application for Admission

  Foundation 2013, Sem 1 Foundation 2013, Sem 2
Application to reach Curtin Sarawak by 1 February 2013 21 June 2013
Payment and acceptance to reach Curtin Sarawak by 8 February 2013 28 June 2013
Commencement Date (For Malaysian Applicants) 25 March 2013 12 August 2013
Orientation starts 19 - 22 March 2013 6 - 7 August 2013

  Diploma 2013, Sem 1 Diploma 2013, Sem 2
Application to reach Curtin Sarawak by 1 February 2013 21 June 2013
Payment and acceptance to reach Curtin Sarawak by 8 February 2013 28 June 2013
Commencement Date (For Malaysian Applicants) 25 March 2013 12 August 2013
Orientation starts 19 - 22 March 2013 6 - 7 August 2013

  Degree 2013, Sem 1 Degree 2013, Sem 2
Application to reach Curtin Sarawak by 11 January 2013 14 June 2013
Payment and acceptance to reach Curtin Sarawak by 18 January 2013 21 June 2013
Commencement Date (For Malaysian Applicants) 4 March 2013 5 August 2013
Orientation starts 25 February – 1 March 2013 29 July - 2 August 2013

  IEP 2013, Term 2 IEP 2013, Term 3 IEP 2013, Term 4
Application to reach Curtin Sarawak by 15 February 2013 17 May 2013 16 August 2013
Payment and acceptance to reach Curtin Sarawak by 22 February 2013 24 May 2013 23 August 2013
Orientation starts 28-29 March 2013 27 - 28 June 2013 26 – 27 September 2013

What do students do now?
International students who wish to study at Curtin University Sarawak Campus may apply directly to the University
through the Student Services, or through Curtin University Sarawak Campus overseas representatives. Kindly refer  here for contact details of Curtin's overseas representatives. To apply, please follow the steps outlined below.

STEP 1
Having decided on the course of study, please complete the Application for Admission Form on the last section in the prospectus, or download here.

The Application Form must be accompanied by certified copies of all relevant documents as stated on page 4 of the form. The last date for receiving applications is as stated above “Application Date 2011 (New International Students).

Successful applicants will be notified through email. To accept the offer, applicants must return the signed “Acceptance & Enrolment Form” then the Offer Pack will be couriered to the applicant. (The offer pack includes the Original Letter of Offer, Student Pass Application Guide and Forms and Accommodation Booking Form.

In order for International Office to start processing student pass application, applicants must make full payment of semester fees as indicated on the Letter of Offer to Curtin Sarawak Malaysia by the due date.
The Student Pass Application Guide And Forms includes:

Student Pass Application Form Im. 14 – Pin. 1⁄93 (1 copy, yellow in colour and in the Malay Language -English translation included)

Visa Application Form Im. 38 – Pin. 1⁄93 (1 copy, white in colour and in the Malay Language-English translation included)

Foreign Student Particulars (3 copies, white in colour and in the Malay Language-English translation included)

Health Examination Report Form – Original (We only accept Medical Examination Form which is provided by Malaysia Government, do not use other medical forms)

Student Pass Application Policy and Procedures

Sarawak State Immigration Department will approve or reject student applications usually within 1-2 months. Upon approval, a letter from the Sarawak State Immigration Department will be forwarded to students and to the Malaysian Embassy in the country of origin. Students present the following documents to the Malaysian Embassy for "Single Entry Visa" endorsement.


Letter of Offer

Approval Letter from Sarawak State Immigration Department

Passport size photoscopies

Air ticket to Miri, Sarawak

STEP 2

Before leaving home. It is advisable to book an air ticket immediately after accepting the offer as airline seats are in high demand before the start of the semester. Wherever possible, arrange the itinerary to transit at Kuala Lumpur International Airport-KLIA (the main 'Entry Point' to Malaysia) then to travel to Miri within the same day.

Make arrangements for accommodation. To book campus accommodation, please click here
To request for the airport reception service (ARS), students need to complete the Airport Reception Booking form then inform the International Office via facsimile (+60-85-443899).

Alternatively, students can submit a request via the on-line booking form. Kindly refer to http://www.curtin.edu.my/international/international_office/ARSFrm.asp (3-5 working days in advance notice is required). International Office will then reply confirmation on ARS booking within 3 working days.

To ensure a smooth immigration clearance at KLIA and Miri Airports, students will need to show their passport, Letter of Offer from Curtin, and Approval Letter from Sarawak State Immigration Department to Immigration.

STEP 3
On arrival in Miri Students who have requested Airport Reception Service, will be met at the Miri Airport and transported to campus accommodation or short-term accommodation. Students who have not requested to be picked up may use a taxi to be transported to the accommodation.
Students should report to the International Office during office hours, and will be assisted to open a bank account and make an appointment for the medical check-up.

The University conducts an orientation program to assist students settling into Sarawak and the University environment. The program includes information on enrolment procedures, study skills, campus facilities, support services, public transport, shopping and recreational activities. The program is supported by specialist staff members, student associations and senior students. All new students are required to attend.