Taylor’s College is closely monitoring the situation and responding to the measures taken to combat COVID-19 as quickly and responsibly as possible. As the situation continues to progress rapidly, our top priority is the health and safety of our students and staff, while ensuring learning continuity for students to complete their courses and graduate.
With the campus closure of all educational institutions enforced under the national Movement Control Order (MCO), we have taken decisive measures to ensure teaching and learning for all programmes will continue to be delivered as planned, as all activities will be conducted fully online. We will continue to update the community regularly to keep you informed of additional measures.
Our Prime Minister made the latest announcement that the current Conditional Movement Control Order will be extended for another four weeks until 9 June.
Students and staff members are advised to continue adhering to the regulations and advises by the Health Ministry to practice social distancing, ensure good personal hygiene practices and to take preventive measure to protect yourselves and loved ones.
Following from our Prime Minister YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's nationwide address, all colleges and higher learning institutions and universities are to remain closed under the Conditional Movement Control Order.
With this latest announcement, Taylor's Lakeside Campus will continue delivering teaching and learning for all programmes until further notice.
To support our students during this challenging time, we have established the Taylor's Financial Hardship Fund to ensure learning continuity for students who have been adversely affected by COVID-19.
Students seeking financial assistance can submit their applications online via the Taylor's Mobile App from 15 April (Wednesday) onwards.
In addition, we have also initiated an Instalment Payment Scheme to allow students the ability to defer payments until a later date in order to ease some of the financial burdens.
For more info, visit the Taylor's Financial Hardship Fund page.
Following the latest announcement made by the Prime Minister on the extension of the nationwide movement restrictions to 28 April (Tuesday), the Taylor’s Lakeside Campus will remain closed until further notice.
However, teaching and learning for all programmes commencing 13 April (Monday) including e-Orientation on 10 April (Friday) will continue to be delivered as planned, as all activities will be conducted fully online.
While we can resume Face to Face classes once the Movement Control Order (MCO) is lifted, we understand that parents and students will want to continue their studies in a safe environment. We have decided that limited laboratory and studio-based classes will be held on campus after the MCO is lifted, while all lectures and tutorials will continue online in an engaged digital learning environment until 31 May (Sunday). This will ensure a minimum number of students on campus at a given time. These decisions, though difficult, were made with the aim to safeguard our students and staff and learning continuity as we move through the March 2020 semester.
Visualisation for Novel Coronavisrus (Covid-19). Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered strain of the coronavirus and can cause illnesses ranging in severity from the common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
The infected individual with the COVID-19 virus will experience high body temperature (38 and above), develop cough and have mild to moderate respiratory illness. The coronavirus affects people of all ages but older people and those with pre-existing medical conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and asthma appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill from the virus.
To do your part to prevent and slow down transmission of the virus, be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, how it spreads and ways you can protect yourself and others. Safeguard yourself and others by maintaining good personal hygiene, including washing your hands frequently with soap or using an alcohol-based sanitiser and avoid touching your face.
We highly encourage all members of the Taylorian community to practice the following social distancing techniques:
World Health Organisation (WHO) provides explanation on the current situation and here are some helpful links to protect yourself:
To track the latest information on Coronavirus, you can also follow CoronaTracker site – where our Taylor’s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences are contributing research and information, to ensure only legitimate news are shared on the site.
For more information by Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH), please visit www.moh.gov.my.
With the campus closure of all educational institutions enforced under the national Movement Control Order (MCO), e-Learning is undeniably the only teaching and learning option available, and we appreciate our students’ support and willingness to adapt to online learning. This decision aligns with our priority to protect the health and safety of our community and learning continuity. Check out E-Learning & Innovations for helpful resources and information.
We are continuously enhancing a wide range of student resources and services provided to meet students’ learning and support needs. Laboratory and studio-based classes for all critical skills will be held on campus after the MCO is lifted. This will help ensure students complete the semester as scheduled and their programme duration is not extended.
Effective 13 April (Monday) and until further notice:
A customised delivery and assessment plan are sent to all existing students which will come into effect from 13 April until 31 May from respective schools.
Taylor’s award-winning Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and learning innovations use multiple technologies and helps mitigate the risk of interruptions to daily teaching and learning activities caused by, but not limited to, the outbreak of diseases and other disasters. Since 2012, its e-Learning Innovations has won over 35 national and international awards.
Taylor’s award-winning Lecture Capture System, ReWIND has over 5000 recorded lectures which is available to students online. Students can to fast-forward, rewind, or skip to particular segments they desire, hence enabling them to learn in a self-directed and personalized manner, anytime, anywhere.
YouTube Live offers a more engaging and flexible learning environment at Taylor’s. These online synchronous sessions creates a sense of connection and accountability in learning that helps to overcome the disconnectedness in virtual learning.
The Lightboard is a clear whiteboard that enables lecturers to face “toward” students when explaining concept, diagram, model, process, etc. on the board. When using the Lightboard, lecturers write text on a glass that is brightly illuminated such that text is highly visible on the board.
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Anything regarding queries during MCO, you may also contact the 24 hours Operational Office HOTLINES by the Ministry of Higher Education on Covid-19: 03- 8870 6777 / 6949 / 6628 / 6623 / 6124
All the references of pass and visa in this information is based on the information stated in the FAQ related to the MCO Ministry of Home Affairs:
After the MCO ends and Malaysia opens its border to foreigners, what is the procedure of entering Malaysia? Do I still need to quarantine for 14 days?
Note: All information above is provided as a guide and reference. The information is subjected to change from time to time by the Malaysia government.
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The TMM team took up the initiative to design and mass produce face shields for front liners. As of 14th April 2020, they have raised sponsorship funds of up to RM139,498, produced over 20,000 face shields, over 21,000 Replacements, over 1400 Aerochambers, and over 50 isolation boxes.
Residents have come together to aid 250 refugee women and girls during the Movement Control Order. Over 500 reusable sanitary pads were delivered via Express Post to vulnerable refugees identified by the Rohingya Society in Malaysia (RSM), the Somali Refugee Centre (SRC) and members of the public.