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NOTICE

MEMORANDUM

Ref : REG/MM/EC/010/220121
Date : 22nd January 2021
From : The Management
To : All Students

RE: ONLINE CLASSES UNTIL THE END OF SEMESTER

On 11th January 2021, Prime Minister YAB Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Bin Haji Mohd Yassin declared Movement Control Order (MCO) in six states to combat Covid-19, including the state of Penang. Yesterday, Senior Minister (Security) Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob announced that the MCO in Penang will be extended until 4th February 2021.

2. To comply with the Malaysian government’s directives, classes will be held online until the end of the January – March 2021 semester.

3. As your health is important to us, we would like to remind all students to abide by the procedures and guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health and the National Security Council during the MCO period.

Thank you.

The Management


MEMORANDUM

Ref : REG/MM/EC/009/050121
Date : 5th January 2021
From : The Management
To : All Students

RE: JANUARY 2021 SEMESTER

Please be informed that the January 2021 semester will begin on 11th January 2021. To comply with the latest requirements stipulated by the Ministry of Higher Education, it is mandatory for students coming in from Covid-19 red zones to self-quarantine at home for ten (10) consecutive days before returning to campus.

2. Classes for Week 1 and Week 2 (11th January 2021 - 23rd January 2021) will be held online. Classes from Week 3 onwards (beginning 25th January 2021) will follow the blended learning approach.

3. We seek your cooperation in ensuring that the semester progresses smoothly. The Management would like to take this opportunity to remind all students to abide by the procedures and guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health and the National Security Council.

Thank you.

The Management


MEMORANDUM

Ref : REG/MM/EC/008/081120
Date : 8th November 2020
From : The Management
To : All Students

RE: CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO) IN ALL STATES IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA EXCEPT FOR PERLIS, PAHANG, AND KELANTAN

Please be informed that the government announced yesterday that the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be enforced in all states in Peninsular Malaysia except for Perlis, Pahang, and Kelantan from 9th November 2020 until 6th December 2020.
2. During this period, both Leith Street and Amoy Lane campuses will be closed. Classes will continue online until further notice.
3. We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all students to strictly adhere to the guidelines and procedures set by the authorities.

Thank you.

The Management.


MEMORANDUM

Ref : REG/MM/EC/007/051120
Date : 5th November 2020
From : The Management
To : All Students

RE: CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO) IN MUKIM 12

Please be informed that Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced yesterday that a two-week Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be imposed at sub-district 12 (Mukim 12) of the Penang southwest district from 6th November 2020 until 19th November 2020.
2. During the CMCO, students who are residing in this area are required to strictly adhere to procedures and guidelines stipulated by the Ministry of Health and National Security council. Affected students are not allowed to come to campus, even by appointment.
3. Please be assured that classes will continue to be held online until further notice from the Ministry of Higher Education.

Thank you.

The Management.


MEMORANDUM

Ref : REG/MM/EC/006/271020
Date : 27th October 2020
From : The Management
To : All Students

RE: CLASSES TO BE MOVED ONLINE EFFECTIVE 28th OCTOBER 2020

In their latest circular dated 26th October 2020, the Ministry of Higher Education has directed all Private Higher Education Institutions operating in Covid-19 red zones to conduct classes online. For Equator College, this will take effect from 28th October 2020. This arrangement will be in place until further notice from the government.

2. Online classes will be conducted via Google Meet. Notes and materials for class may be accessed in the EMS. Kindly contact your respective lecturers for more information regarding individual classes.

3. For health and safety reasons, students who are currently residing in hostels and around campus are requested not to return to their hometowns during this period.

4. Lastly, the Management would like to remind all students to strictly adhere to the procedures and guidelines stipulated by the Ministry of Health and the National Security Council. Let us all be safe and be well.
Thank you.

The Management.


MEMORANDUM

Ref : REG/MM/EC/005/231020
Date : 23rd October 2020
From : The Management
To : All Staff and Students

RE: CONVOCATION 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic and the current public health situation in Malaysia, the Management has decided to postpone this year’s Convocation, which was previously scheduled for 28th November 2020.

2. The Convocation, or its alternative arrangement, will take place in 2021. Further information will be communicated at a later date.

3. As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter:
Ms. Ree Na : reena@equator.edu.my
Ms. Shao Wan : shaowan@equator.edu.my
Mr. Daniel : daniel@equator.edu.my

Thank you.

The Management



MEMORANDUM
Ref : REG/MM/EC/004/071020
Date : 07th October 2020
From : The Management
To : All Students

RE: RETURN TO CAMPUS (OCTOBER 2020 TERM)

In light of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases, the Management has decided that:
(i) All students living in the Kota Setar district (Kedah) and Sabah will attend online classes from 12/10/2020 until 24/10/2020. These students will only return to campus for in-person classes from 26/10/2020.
(ii) Students do not live in Covid-19 red zones will attend classes on campus as usual starting 12/10/2020.

2. We strongly encourage all students from Kota Setar and Sabah to self-quarantine for 14 days before returning to campus on 26/10/2020. We find that this precaution is necessary to keep all those under our care safe from the disease.

3. Please inform your lecturers immediately if you are one of the students affected by (i), so that the necessary arrangements can be made as soon as possible.

4. For further information regarding this matter, kindly contact your respective Heads of Program or the Student Affairs Office (Mr. Daniel).
Thank you.

The Management


Collection of Statement of Results (SOR) for April to July 2020 semester

Dear students,
Students from the following departments to collect the SOR from Ms. Shao Wan, Exam Officer at Leith Street campus.

· Certificate in Art & Design
· Diploma in Fashion Design
· Diploma in Fine Art
· Diploma in Marketing Communication


Students from the following departments to collect the SOR from Ms Amelia, front counter at Amoy campus before 25 September 2020. After 25th, students shall collect from the Exam Unit located at Leith Street.

· Diploma in Interior Design
· Diploma in Architectural Technology
· Diploma in Computer Aided Design and Drafting
· Diploma in Graphic & Multimedia Design
· Diploma in 3D Animation

Thank you.

The Exam Unit


Equator College to Resume Operation on 8 May 2020

Dear students,
Please be informed that we have received a letter from the Ministry of Education allowing us to resume operation on 4 May 2020. However, the College will only resume operation on 8 May 2020 following the instructions from the state government.

Presently, face-to-face teaching and learning activities are not allowed so as to avoid any form of gatherings.
Thus, online classes will continue until further instruction from the Ministry of Education.

Services that available in campus during this period include registry, finance, student affair, marketing, academic matters, and administrative. Kindly contact us if you would like to come to college for the stated services.
Thank you.

The Management