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Entry to Campus

 

Entry to Campus

 

Entry to Campus

Students must be fully vaccinated and must observe the vaccination timing as stated below, to be allowed into Sarawak / on campus.

  • Double dose vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech, SinoVac and AstraZeneca)
    • received their 2nd dose of vaccine no less than 14 days prior
  • Single dose vaccines (CanSino, Janssen)
    • received their vaccine no less than 28 days prior

Effective 18 October 2021, please note the Entry Into Sarawak SOPs as set out by the Sarawak state government below.


From Other States Within Malaysia

Fully vaccinated Individual (Sarawakian)

  • Must fill in the eHealth Declaration Form (eHDF). The form can be found here or under the FAQs section below
  • Must show proof of vaccination status
  • Must be “Low Risk” or “Casual Contact No Symptoms” status via the MySejahtera app
  • COVID-19 screening is NOT COMPULSORY

Note:

  1. Sarawakians are NOT REQUIRED to apply EnterSarawak.
  2. Your MySejahtera will be checked before you can be allowed to board the aircraft/passenger boat / at ICQS.

Fully Vaccinated Individual (Non-Sarawakian / Non-Malaysian)

  • Must fill in the eHealth Declaration Form (eHDF). The form can be found here or under the FAQs section below
  • Must show proof of vaccination status
  • Must be “Low Risk” or “Casual Contact No Symptoms” status via the MySejahtera app
  • Must apply for EnterSarawak except
    • Federal officers serving in Sarawak
    • private-sector employees
    • non-Sarawakian with Sarawakian spouse
    • Sarawakian born outside of Sarawak (other states in Malaysia)
    • Sarawak MM2H visa holder
  • COVID-19 screening is NOT COMPULSORY

Note:

  1. Your MySejahtera will be checked before you can be allowed to board the aircraft/passenger boat / at ICQS.

Partially Vaccinated / Unvaccinated Individual (regardless of nationality)

  • Must apply for EnterSarawak
  • Must fill in the eHealth Declaration Form (eHDF). The form can be found here or under the FAQs section below
  • Must have tested NEGATIVE rt-PCR or RTK Antigen (swab) test within the last 3days (72hours) before intending to enter Sarawak. A SELF-TEST KIT result will not be accepted
  • Must undergo 10-day quarantine at home/quarantine center upon evaluation and recommendation from a health officer

Note:

  1. Your MySejahtera will be checked before you can be allowed to board the aircraft/passenger boat / at ICQS.
  2. Children below 12 years of age are REQUIRED to undergo COVID-19 screening if entering Sarawak with an unvaccinated / partially vaccinated parent(s)/guardian(s).

From Abroad

Fully vaccinated Individual (regardless of nationality)

  • Must apply for EnterSarawak
  • Must fill in the eHealth Declaration Form (eHDF). The form can be found here or under the FAQs section below
  • Must be NEGATIVE rt-PCT test within the last 3days (72hours) before entering Malaysia
  • Only traveller with FULLY VACCINATED status is allowed to transit in Sarawak. Transit duration must be within 24hours only

Note:

  1. You will be required to report your TRAVEL HISTORY to airport officers. Failure to do so may result in legal action.
  2. You will undergo quarantine at a designated quarantine centre upon arrival in Sarawak/Malaysia
    • 7-days quarantine period for FULLY VACCINATED individual
    • 10-days quarantine period for unvaccinated/partially vaccinated individual

Download the SDMC Entry Into Sarawak information sheet here.


FAQs

I am living in Kuching. Do I need a Permission Letter from the University to enter campus?

No. However, you are required to follow the University’s COVID-19 SOPs at all times.

What is the validity of the rt-PCR (Covid-19) swab test?

The result of the rt-PCR swab test is valid for 3 days prior to your entry into Sarawak.
DAY 1 – Take rt-PCR COVID-19 sample
DAY 2 – Awaiting result and submit enterSarawak upon receiving negative results
DAY 3 – Enter Sarawak

# As required by the Sabah COVID-19 Disaster Management Committee, the rt-PCR swab test is required of those traveling from Sabah as their point of origin.

What if my application for entry into Sarawak is rejected?

Should your application for entry into Sarawak is rejected, you will

  • not be able to travel to Kuching
  • Need to re-apply
  • Submit additional documents, if required.

You are advised to check with SDMC (https://sarawakdisastermc.com/) on this in order to determine what other documentations you may need for your application to be approved.

SDMC is also contactable at the numbers below:

  • 082-513340
  • 082-649813
  • 082-536512
  • 082-646634
  • 082-443991
  • 082-510014
  • 082-649684
  • 082-313158
  • 011-40859282

What on-campus facilities are accessible to students?

Students and staff have access to:

Library
  • Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed
Canteen
  • Monday to Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • Take-away service only.
Angelus Fitness (Gym)

These facilities remain closed until further notice:

  • Open Computer Labs and Study Areas
  • Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH)

Health Declaration Form

IMPORTANT

Before departing for Kuching, please ensure that you fill in the eHealth Declaration Form. The form need to reach Swinburne Sarawak at least 12-hours prior to you arriving in Kuching.

You are also encouraged to submit the form during the weekday in order for the University to process the form immediately.

The eHealth Declaration Form can be found here.

What if I am unable to travel to Kuching?

If for whatever reasons you are unable to travel to Kuching, you will still be able to participate in your class lectures and tutorials via online learning.

Swinburne Sarawak will continue to adopt new and reliable SOPs that ensures the campus community observe social distancing requirements and related SOPs safely, whilst ensuring our students are able return to academic normality as soon as possible.