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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

COLLEGE
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1. How was KOSASS established?

On 15th February 1982, a historical moment for UPM (previouly called as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia) was created with the laiding of first building pillar for 7th Resident College (KK7 which act as new landmark in the campus. KK7 was originally established to provide accommodations for UPM’s Reserve Officers Training Unit (PALAPES). It officially started operations at precisely 8.00 am, on 8th March 1982. However, it only received its first batch of 650 students on 2nd July 1983. On 4th October 1983, KK7 was inaugurated by Y. Bhg. Dato’ Mohd. Noor Bin Ismail, who, at that time served as the Deputy-Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Development for Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

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2. How was the college’s name get changed?

On 25th April 1996, the 7th Residential College was officially renamed as Kolej Sultan Alaeddin Suleiman Shah (KOSASS). The naming ceremony was carried out by the grandson of the late sultan Selangor, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. The name of the late sultan of Selangor, Sultan Alaeddin Suleiman Shah was chosen due to his generous contributions to UPM. Moreover, Sultan Alaeddin Sulaiman Shah also has presided over the opening of the Malayan School of Agriculture (Sekolah Pertanian Malaya), the original incarnation of UPM before. This prestigious history, in addition to the continued excellence performances of KOSASS’s residents, has made KOSASS become one of the best residential colleges in UPM.

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3. Where is KOSASS located?

KOSASS is located between Kula Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). It is approximately 25km apart from Kuala Lumpur and 45km apart from KLIA.(Latitude = 2.9941809; Longitude = 101.7046237)

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4. Does KOSASS provide any student accommodation?

Yes.

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5. Where can I find information about the adminssion requirements?

The general academic admission requirements are available at www.akademik.upm.edu.my for undergraduate studies and  www.sgs.upm.edu.my for postgraduate studies.

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6. What facilities are provided in KOSASS?

Various facilities have provided for students such as bedroom, dorm, sports field, cafe, wifi and mosque.

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7. What foods or items can be bought in KOSASS?

The food stall at below of Block Rusa has prepared mixed vegetables rice, chicken rice, soup noodles and also various kinds of drinks. Different items have been sold at the kiosk of KOSASS which named as Eco-7 such as instant noodles, biscuits, shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, water bucket and others.

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8. Is that any washing machine or dobby service is available in the college?

Yes, the washing machine is available whereas the dobby service is still in planning.

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9. Is that any transport service is available in the college if I want to go out travel or go back to hometown?

No. However, taxi or UPM bus service is available at Putra Food Court which is about 1.5km from this college with just taking about 7 minutes for the walking distance.


PAYMENT
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What is the rate for accommodation?

RM 4.00 per day  per person (UPM student)
RM 5.00 per day  per person (students from other institutions, schooL
RM 15.00 per day per person (outside agencies)

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How does one apply to reside in the college?  

Apply directly to the main office of the college (refer to www.upm.edu.my)

Updated:: 04/10/2016 [zulkif]

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