Earlier on Sunday (16th August), Taylor’s University released a statement informing students of its temporary closure.
According to the Subang University, a foreign student was suspected of contracting Covid-19 upon returning from his home country. However, it was understood that the student had been attending classes virtually.
The statement on 16th August reads:
“We wish to reiterate that there are no cases reported on campus at this time, and we will closely monitor the situation, in compliance with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Higher Education.
The Taylor’s Lakeside Campus will be temporarily closed from tomorrow Monday, 17th August. All teaching and learning activities for all programmes at Taylor’s University and Taylor’s College will continue to be conducted virtually, until further notice.”
Following swift action, Vice Chancellor and President Professor Michael Driscoll announced last night that Taylor’s Lakeside Campus has reopen today (Tuesday, 18th August). Having said that, “all teaching and learning activities including orientation will continue virtually for the week, while face-to-face activities will resume on Monday, 24th August“.
Mr. Driscoll added that no cases were reported on campus.
Source: Taylor’s University.