student residential college

Cemara, Akasia and Cendana Residential College located at Section 18 and Section 6, Shah Alam is the residential college for students from various overseas preparatory programmes offered at INTEC Education College. The residential colleges provide living quarter's facilities for almost 2500 students. The administration and management of the residential college is headed by a manager and 1 assistant manager appointed by INTEC. The residential college staffs includes 12 resident staffs (who are responsible for both academic and non-academic counselling), and 3 technician.

Cemara, Akasia and Cendana Residential College is strategically located beside Mydin Supermarket, Giant Hypermarket, Ole-ole Mall and near a host of convenience stores and a park. Other than catered buses by INTEC, students also have easy access to the readily available public transportations in the area.

Cemara and Akasia Residential College consists of 19 apartment blocks and a dining hall. Each apartment houses 4 to 5 students. Male students are placed in Cemara and Cendana while female students in Akasia. The facilities that are provided include the following:

  • Meeting rooms
  • Recreational and multimedia rooms
  • A gymnasium
  • Suraus (Muslim prayer rooms)
  • A multi-purpose hallHot and cold water dispensers
  • Vending machines
  • Public telephones
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Guest apartments
  • Transport from the college to and from classes
  • Sports facilities available include:
  • Volleyball courts
  • Badminton courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Playground
  • Football field.

An important part of the mission of this residential college is to ensure students have a smooth transition to adapt to university life with the available guidance and support provided throughout their stay here. Events like inter-college sports, College Day, environmental campaigns, and a host of other activities are organized to provide opportunities and encouragement for intellectual and cultural exploration. Students participate in non-academic activities that expose them to a wealth of intellectual challenge. At the Cemara, Akasia and Cendana Residential College, students are offered a wide variety of outdoor programmes in the form of hands-on special interest camps like:

  • Outings for leadership training and team-building.
  • Trips ranging from 3 days to a week designed to suit the different needs of students.
  • Workshops that give students the opportunity to grow intellectually and socially.