Rules & Regulations

1. Rental
1.1 Every new and returning resident is required to pay full rental payment prior each check-in to the University’s accommodation. Under the tenancy agreement all residents pay for a     3 – 6 months accommodation (based on enrolment) regardless of voluntary absences during the contract period.
1.2 Rental will be refunded on pro-rata basis if:

  • 1.2.1  Status is terminated by Curtin University Malaysia
  • 1.2.2  Status is terminated by Curtin University Malaysia

Rental will be forfeited if:

  • 1.2.3  Resident fails to stay for ONE Semester/Term
  • 1.2.4  Withdrawal
  • 1.2.5  Resident is evicted due to non-academic disciplinary action
  • 1.2.6  No Show without valid reason
1.3 A sum of MYR 200.00 will be imposed for any accommodation cancellation.
1.4 An allowance (as listed below) per person per month is provided in your rental fee for utilities. Any excess will be borne by residents of the flat/unit/house on a pro-rata basis.

  • 1.4.1  Lakeside Apartment I & II, Curtin Water 2 : MYR 50 per resident per month
  • 1.4.2  Curtin Villa : MYR 37.50 per resident per month
1.5 A two (2) months rental deposit will be collected and will only be refunded after the Accommodation Complex has been vacated; the keys and Resident Card returned, and all other outstanding fees due to the University have been cleared. Residents are reminded that if any fixtures or assets are found missing or damaged due to negligence, charges for replacement or repair will be deducted from the deposit. Please refer to the defect price list available on each notice board for details.
1.6 The keys and Resident card are the property of Curtin University. They are non-transferable and no unauthorized duplication is allowed. Any student found to have violated the above will be subjected to disciplinary action.
1.7 Extend Stay

MYR 50.00 daily rental will be imposed if a resident does not leave the Accommodation Complex on the tenancy end date stated in the offer letter. Please check with Housing Services for room availability.

 

2. Sanction
Any student who has not paid all the relevant fees or charges by the due date will have a sanction applied to their student record. A sanction may prevent the student from accessing results, re-enrolling or graduating. The sanction applied for non-payment of fees or outstanding charges will be removed when full payment is received.

 

3. Renewal and Room Allocation
3.1 Accommodation is not guaranteed for the duration of your course. You are required to submit renewal form as per the stipulated date given in the offer letter.
3.2 Rooms allocation is based on first come first served basis. The management reserve the right to re-allocate resident to different units due to room configuration requirement.
3.3 Residents are not permitted to change room without prior approval.  A charge of MYR 50.00 will be imposed for any room change request.

 

4. Ending of Tenancy
The University Management reserves the right to end Tenancy at any time if residents fail to comply with the Regulations.

 

5. Behavior and Discipline
5.1 Residents are expected to display acceptable forms of behavior within the Accommodation Complex at all times. Any person who discriminates in any manner or, threatens the safety or wellbeing of any resident(s) or staff member, verbally, physically, sexually or in writing, may be subject to immediate termination of their tenancy agreement.
5.2 Smoking, vaping and consumption of any tobaccos based products are strictly prohibited in bedroom and all areas of Accommodation Complex/Compound.
5.3 Consumption, use or possession of any form of illegal drugs or alcohol drinks is strictly prohibited in the Accommodation Complex/Compound. Anyone found in possession of, or using illegal substances will be dealt with by the relevant authorities.
5.4 Burning of candles or incense is prohibited in rooms as this is a fire hazard.
5.5 Parties and other social gatherings in or around the Accommodation Complex are not allowed without prior approval from the Housing Services.
5.6 Noise level must be kept down to allow others the opportunity to study or sleep in comfort. The volume of all device should not be heard in adjoining rooms at all times especially after 10.00pm.
5.7 Residents are required to keep their own room and flat/unit/house clean and tidy at all times, especially kitchen. For health reasons, dirty dishes will be discarded after 24 hours without prejudice. Unclean properties are health hazards and students are expected to maintain a high standard of cleanliness.
5.8 The Accommodation Complex is designated as HALAL area. Only halal food is allowed to be cooked, stored and consumed in the kitchen.
5.9 Do not affix posters, nails to walls, ceilings of furniture of bedrooms or common areas. Any damage found will be charged on departure to person(s) responsible.
5.10 Mattress protectors must be used. Resident must supply their own linen and pillow. Please inspect your mattress carefully on both sides and report any damage or marks on your inventory check list within 24 hours after collection of the keys.
5.11 Residents are provided with adequate furniture and are advised not to bring any additional bulky items as they may not fit into the room and no storage is available.
5.12 Residents are not allowed to transfer any furniture / appliances from its original place within the assigned accommodation or from other flat/unit/house. If extra furniture is deed needed, please check with Housing Services for availability. (Approval on case by case basis)
5.13 Be economical in your usage. Turn off lights, air conditioners and heaters when not in use. Proper and safe usage of electrical appliances is the responsibility of each resident.
5.14 A coin-operated laundry is located on site. Please do not use foreign coins as this jams the slides and causes the machine to malfunction. Report any out of order equipment to housing@curtin.edu.my. Place rubbish in the bins provided. Clothes should be discretely managed at the specified areas. Unattended clothes will be removed and treated as lost property.
5.15 Car Parking is available free of charge at each residence for residents who display the correct parking permit. There is a limited parking slot at each residence. Please check availability with Housing Services before proceed to rent/bring in your vehicle.
5.16 Bicycles should be stored in bicycle bay and must not be kept in bedroom, near emergency exits, passageways, common areas or stairwells as these caused a safety hazard.
5.17 Feeding of stray animals and possession of pets are not allowed in the Accommodation Complex or on campus ground.
5.18 Any resident found to have violated the Housing rules and regulations is subject to Non Academic Misconduct.  Please refer to Statute 10 for details.

 

6. Maintenance of Accommodation
6.1 Power outages should be reported to housing@curtin.edu.my immediately so that all electrical equipment in use can be checked for malfunction.
6.2 Any maintenance or defect should be reported to housing@curtin.edu.my immediately. Damage due to fair wear and tear will be repaired free of charge.
6.3 Any damage caused by resident, intentionally or unintentionally to any part of the interior or exterior including walls, floors, equipment, furnishings, fittings, fixtures in the room or common areas will be charged to the person(s) responsible. In the case of damages to the common areas, where the person responsible is unknown and does not come forward, the cost will be equally divided between all tenants of the flat/unit/house. Please note that residents are responsible for any damage caused by their visitors.
6.4 The defect price list is available on the notice board of each flat/house.
6.5 Security will escort campus technician, contractors and cleaners to enter rooms as and when necessary in the course of their duty at the discretion of the Housing Services. However, every effort will be made to respect the privacy and dignity of the residents. Please always observe security & safety rules at all time.

 

7. Security & Safety
7.1 Your personal safety, and the security of your property, is mostly about being diligent in what you do, applying common sense, taking precautions and showing consideration towards other residents of your flat/unit/house.
7.2 Always ensure that doors are kept locked and safe keep your valuables e.g. hand-phones, computers, watches, jewelry and money at all time. Curtin University is NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL PROPERTY.
7.3 Residents and their visitors are required to carry their student cards at all times.
7.4 Visitors are welcome to visit and must leave before 10.00pm. They must show consideration to the other occupants of the flat/unit. Residents are responsible for their visitors.
7.5 Visitors must not remain on the premises while the resident is not at home, nor can they stay overnight or enter the bedrooms at any time for any reason.
7.6 EMERGENCY

Security Hotline
085-630 081 ext 2683

085-630 082 ext 2684

Lakeside internal telephone will be automatically connected to Security. Please do not abuse this facility.

7.7 The Campus Security reserved the right to carry out spot check or inspection at any time without prior notice if the circumstances so require.
7.8 Any resident, who finds your roommate/housemate missing for more than 24 hours, must report to the Housing Services unless the resident concerned has made verbal indication of his/her intended absence. This is to enable the Housing Services to take immediate action should any unforeseen incident occurs.
7.9 Vehicle access is restricted on Curtin Villa & Curtin Water 2. During check in / check out period, prior approval is needed for security to allow vehicle access.

 

8. Departure Procedure
8.1 Feeding of stray animals and possession of pets are not allowed in the Accommodation Complex.
8.2 Residents MUST return room key & card upon check out. Failure to do so will result in FULL rental being charged during your absence.
8.3 All residents are required to make an appointment for your final inspection at least two weeks prior to departure. Housing Services will not entertain any final inspection dispute if you have opted not to have the joint inspection.
8.4 For departures outside of office hours, residents are still required to notify Housing Services of your intended departure date. You should leave your keys & card in the envelope provided at the reception counter or respective properties security post. We will inspect your room and flat/unit/house the following working day.
8.5 Do not leave anything in your flat as cleaning fee will be imposed. Any unwanted items (bedding, cooking equipment, clothing etc.,) will be discarded after one week without prejudice.
8.6 Standard of cleaning – please ensure all areas, bedroom, toilet/shower room, kitchen (including refrigerator and cabinet) and living room are cleaned thoroughly without your personal belonging.

 

9. Mid-Year Semester Break Departure Procedure
9.1 If you have opted to end your tenancy, please refer 8.1 – 8.6.
9.2 If a new room has been assigned to you, you need to vacate your current room and return the key & card to Housing Services. A new room will be ready upon your next arrival.
9.3 If you have secured a back to back tenancy period for the same room, please ensure that no valuables are left unattended during your absence. Residents who decide to leave their personal belongings and valuables behind will do so at their own risk. Curtin University will not be liable for any lost items or damage to their belongings.
9.4 Please DO NOT leave any belonging in the room during your absence. If you need storage arrangement, please contact Housing Services for details.

 

10. Storage Facilities
A limited storage space is available for resident who would like to store their luggage during year end break. A MYR 100.00 storage fee per person per month will be imposed (limited to 5 boxes per person). Please refer to Housing Services for details.

 

11. Lost or Discarded Property
Lost property or property left on departure is held in the Housing Store Room will be disposed after a period of one week without prejudice.

 

12. Curtin ICT rules
Curtin’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities and services are provided for Curtin-related teaching, learning, research and administrative activities.

Please  adhere to policies @ http://www1.curtin.edu.my/ict/student_oncampus.htm

 

13. Unifi / Astro Installation
Resident need to submit online application if they intend to install Unifi or Astro service. A MYR 200.00 non-refundable structure damage charges will be imposed.

 

14. Revision of University Accommodation Rules and Regulations
Housing Services reserves the right to revise the Rules & Regulations from time to time. Always refer housing website for update.

 


Defect Price List

Any damage to any part of the interior or exterior including walls, floors, equipment, furnishings, fittings, fixtures in the room or common areas will be charged to the person(s) responsible. In the case of damages to the common areas, where the person responsible is unknown and does not come forward, the cost will be equally divided between all tenants of the flat/unit/house. Please note that residents are responsible for any damage caused by their visitors.

Common Area

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

1 Main Door 2,000.00 17 Refrigerator 2,500.00
2 Magnetic Door Panel 500.00 18 Electrical Cooking Stove 2,000.00
3 TV 500.00 19 Electrical Hood (Lakeside II) 2,000.00
4 TV Cabinet (Lakeside II) 2,000.00 20 Kitchen Cabinet 1,800.00
5 Sofa Settee Set 2,000.00 21 Kitchen Counter Top 800.00
6 Coffee Table 500.00 22 Water Dispenser 1,800.00
7 Ceiling Fan 300.00 23 Wash basin & fitting 350.00 – 500.00
8 Notice Board 250.00 24 Toilet Door & Lock Set 900.00
9 Dining Table 1,000.00 25 Toilet Bowl 500.00
10 Dining Chair 200.00 26 Toilet Mirror Per quotation
11 Intercom Phone 100.00 27 Shower Heater 900.00
12 Curtain (per panel) 500.00 28 Clear Clog kitchen basin / Toilet 90.00 – 250.00
13 Curtain Rail (per panel) 150.00 29 Laundry Rack 250.00
14 Mosquito Netting (per panel) 120.00 30 Window –Breakage (per panel) Per quotation
15 Power Point/Switch 100.00 31 Fire Extinguisher 200.00
16 Floor (Breakage/Smudge) Per quotation 32 Others Per quotation

 

Bedroom

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

1 Any Key or Card replacement 50.00 12 Air Cond Remote Control 100.00
2 Study Table 1,800.00 13 Curtain (per panel) 500.00
3 Study Chair 300.00 14 Curtain Rail (per panel) 150.00
4 Bookshelf 500.00 15 Mosquito Netting (per panel) 120.00
5 Notice Board 250.00 16 Power/Internet Point/Switch 100.00
6 Single Bed 1,000.00 17 Room Door 1,000.00
7 Mattress 300.00 18 Room Door Lock 150.00
8 Wardrobe 1,500.00 19 Floor (Breakage/Smudge) Per quotation
9 Drawer/wardrobe Lock Set 50.00 20 Window –Breakage (per panel) Per quotation
10 Mirror 200.00 21 Paint Touch Up Per quotation
11 Air Conditioner 1,800.00 22 Cleaning Fee (Minimum) 50.00

Last update 01.01.2019

Common Area

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

1 Main Door 1,500.00 17 Refrigerator 2,100.00
2 Door Lock 300.00 18 Cooking Stove 200.00
3 TV 1,100.00 19 Gas Cylinder 250.00
4 Sofa Settee Set 1,800.00 20 Kitchen Cabinet 3,700.00
5 Coffee Table 500.00 21 Kitchen Counter Top 1,000.00
6 Ceiling Fan 300.00 22 Water Purifier 200.00
7 Notice Board 250.00 23 Wash basin & fitting 300.00
8 Dining Table 1,000.00 24 Toilet Door & Lock Set 500.00
9 Dining Chair 200.00 25 Toilet Bowl 450.00
10 Unifi Modem Set 800.00 26 Toilet Mirror Per quotation
11 Curtain (per panel) 500.00 27 Shower Heater 900.00
12 Curtain Rail (per panel) 150.00 28 Clear Clog kitchen basin / Toilet 90.00 – 250.00
13 Mosquito Netting (per panel) 120.00 29 Laundry Rack 250.00
14 Power Point/Switch 100.00 30 Shoe Rack 1,300.00
15 Floor (Breakage/Smudge) Per quotation 31 Fire Extinguisher 200.00
16 Window –Breakage (per panel) Per quotation 32 Others Per quotation

 

Bedroom

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

1 Any Key or Card replacement 50.00 12 Air Cond Remote Control 100.00
2 Study Table 1,800.00 13 Curtain (per panel) 500.00
3 Study Chair 300.00 14 Curtain Rail (per panel) 150.00
4 Bookshelf 500.00 15 Mosquito Netting (per panel) 120.00
5 Notice Board 250.00 16 Power/Internet Point/Switch 100.00
6 Single Bed 1,000.00 17 Room Door 1,000.00
7 Mattress 300.00 18 Room Door Lock 150.00
8 Wardrobe 1,500.00 19 Floor (Breakage/Smudge) Per quotation
9 Drawer/wardrobe Lock Set 50.00 20 Window –Breakage (per panel) Per quotation
10 Mirror 200.00 21 Paint Touch Up Per quotation
11 Air Conditioner 1,800.00 22 Cleaning Fee (Minimum) 50.00

Last update 01.01.2019

Common Area

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

1 Main Door 700.00 17 Refrigerator 1,800.00
2 Door Lock 120.00 18 Cooking Stove 300.00
3 TV 1,500.00 19 Gas Cylinder 250.00
4 TV remote control 80.00 20 Kitchen Cabinet (wall & top) 1,800.00
5 TV Cabinet 160.00 21 Kitchen Counter Top 600.00
6 Aluminum Settee Set 800.00 22 Water Purifier 200.00
7 Ceiling Fan 300.00 23 Wash basin & fitting 350.00 – 500.00
8 Notice Board 80.00 24 Toilet Bowl 450.00
9 Dining Table 600.00 25 Shower Heater 1,200.00
10 Dining Chair 150.00 26 Shoe Cabinet (wooden) 400.00
11 Laundry Token 3.00 27 Hanging light (3 lamps) 300.00
12 Kitchen faucet fitting 80.00 28 Hanging light (5 lamps) 700.00
13 Mosquito Netting (per panel) 80.00 29 Padlock for back gate 30.00
14 Power Point/Switch 50.00 30 Clear Clog kitchen basin / Toilet 90.00 – 250.00
15 Floor (Breakage/Smudge) Per quotation 31 Fire Extinguisher 200.00
16 Window –Breakage (per panel) 150.00 32 Others Per quotation

 

Bedroom

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

No Descriptions Price

(MYR)

1 Any Key or Card replacement 50.00 12 Curtain (per panel) 150.00
2 Study Table 500.00 13 Curtain Rail (per panel) 80.00
3 Study Chair 150.00 14 Mosquito Netting (per panel) 80.00
4 Bookshelf 500.00 15 Power Point/Switch 50.00
5 Single Bed (wooden type) 350.00 16 Room Door 350.00
6 7” Mattress 300.00 17 Room Door Lock 80.00
7 Wardrobe 500.00 18 Floor (Breakage/Smudge) Per quotation
8 Drawer/wardrobe Lock Set 20.00 19 Window –Breakage (per panel) 150.00
9 Air Conditioner 1,500.00 20 Paint Touch Up Per quotation
10 Air Cond Remote Control 100.00 21 Cleaning Fee (Minimum) 50.00
11 Others Per quotation

Last update 01.01.2019

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