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Guide For New APU Students

A useful guide for new and even current students. This guide will help you with your life in Kuala Lumpur and APU, as it provides information about getting around, transportation, important phone numbers, etc.

Addresses for APU and APU Accommodations

  • Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Technology Park Malaysia, 
Bukit Jalil, 
57000 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.


  • APU accommodation addresses

@ Vista Komanwel
Bukit Jalil,
57000 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

@ Fortune Park Service Apartment
Taman Serdang Perdana, 43300, Near South City Plaza,
Serdang, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

@ Endah Promenade Condominium
Sri Petaling,
57100 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia.

@ Satellite Campus Residence @ TPM
Jalan Teknologi 9,
Technology Park Malaysia,
Bukit Jalil,
57000 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

Calling Home from Malaysia

There are IDD (International Direct Dial) cards available, such as iTalk, Flexicall, etc. with which it would be cheaper to make calls out of Malaysia. You can also make your call using your Malaysian sim-card (DiGi, Maxis, Celcom, etc.)

  • Landline number

00 – COUNTRY CODE – AREA NUMER – HOUSE NUMBER

  • Mobile number

00 – COUNTRY CODE – MOBILE PROVIDER CODE – MOBILE PHONE NUMBER

Cash

  • Money Changer

Exchange rates at different money changers may vary. Most of the money changers are available in shopping centres, and the operation time is usually from 10.30 am to 9.00 pm daily, including Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.


  • Bank or ATM

Students can open their bank accounts, withdraw cash, deposit cash and do other banking related tasks at banks or ATM's which are available around Kuala Lumpur. There is a Maybank near the Enterprise 4 building in TPM and also a CIMB Bank ATM near the entrance of TPM. Banks and ATM's can also be found around the Sri Petaling and Sri Kembangan area. Banks normally operates from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm during weekdays, and are closed during weekends. ATM's normally operate from 4.00 am to 12.00am daily.

Emergency Contact Numbers

  • For Accommodation Related Issues

Fortune Park

Mr. Teong (0122628718)
Ms. Niki (0125820407)

Satellite Campus Residence

Mr. Ras (0193640433)
Ms. Chelvi (0169953850)

Vista Komanwel

Mr. Amalraj (0165916478))
Ms. Hayma (0193618608)

Endah Promenade

Mr. Saljit (0192210302) 
Ms. Hayma (0193618608)

On Campus J1 & J2

Ms. Chelvi (0169953850) 
Ms. Niki (0125820407)


  • For Security, Police or Safety Related Issues

Night Hotline

0172381300 (7 pm to 7 am)

Off-Day Hotline

0173791700 (7 am to 7 pm on Weekends & Public Holidays)

APU General Line

0389961000 (Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 7 pm, Saturday 8.30 am to 1 pm)


  • Health Insurance Hotline

It is compulsory for international students to purchase medical insurance, and do note that it does not include specialist treatment. It covers only outpatient and hospitalization up to the terms & conditions as in the policy. Please attend the scheduled briefing accordingly to get further information which will equip you to know what needs to be done in an emergency for yourself or for your friends.

AXA

03 2296 3188

Great Eastern

03 2296 3188

  • Police

It is compulsory for international students to purchase medical insurance, and do note that it does not include specialist treatment. It covers only outpatient and hospitalization up to the terms & conditions as in the policy. Please attend the scheduled briefing accordingly to get further information which will equip you to know what needs to be done in an emergency for yourself or for your friends.

03 9284 2222 

03 9058 2222

  • Malaysia Emergency Number: 999

In the case of life threatening medical condition, for speedy response, call Ambulance Services at:

Nationwide Emergencies – 999

Lifeline Ambulance – 0379569999

St John Ambulance – 0166522227


Note: When calling for an ambulance, make sure you have RM 400 with you for their services and it’s NOT covered in the health insurance. Please ensure you have RM 1000 deposit for admissions as a security deposit as deposits are not covered by Health Insurance. Please call us for serious health related issues for guidance.

Places of Worship

Kuala Lumpur is a place of all seasons. Whilst the city is developing at a fast pace, its spiritual roots are very much alive. Here people are busy in their hectic lives, yet they never fail to pay homage at their religious spots. 
 
Since Kuala Lumpur is inhabited by people adhering to different religions, here one can find numerous places of worship. The existence of Hindu temples, Chinese Temples, Muslim Mosques and Churches enlightens this diversity of religious places in Kuala Lumpur.


Muslim Mosques:
 
  • Sri Petaling Mosque near Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Masjid Negara in Kuala Lumpur
  • Masjid India and Masjid Jamek in Kuala Lumpur

Christian Churches:
 
  • St John Cathedral at Jalan Gereja, Kuala Lumpur.
  • St Anthony Church at Jalan Robertson, Kuala Lumpur
  • Church of Our Lady of Fatimah, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
  • St Mary's Cathedral at Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Canaan Baptist church, Jalan Radin Tengah, Seri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
  • Calvary Church at Jalan Damansara Endah, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur

Chinese Temples:
 
  • Thean Hou Temple at Robinson Heights facing Jalan Syed Putra (Federal Highway) in Kuala Lumpur
  • Buddhist Maha Vihara, Jalan Berhala, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
  • Wat Meh Liew Buddhust Temple, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur
  • Thean Hour Temple, Persiaran Endah, Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur

Hindu Temples:
 
  • Sri Mahamariamman Temple near Jalan Bandar, Kuala Lumpur (Next to China Town)
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in Puchong, Kuala Lumpur
  • Raja Rajeswary, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Batu Caves Temple

Sikh Temples (Gurdwara):
 
  • Gurdwara in Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sikh Temple in Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Shopping

Places for shopping

Name What can you find there
Where it is How to get there
Carrefour @ Endah Parade Housekeeping stuff and food – at a reasonable price. There is also a bowling alley and other entertainment here. Sri Petaling (nearest to campus) -Taxi
-Shuttle Bus
MidValley Mega Mall / The Gardens Mid Valley   Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques. MidValley City -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Tasik Selatan (interchange) → MidValley (KTM Komuter)
Sunway Pyramid   Boutiques, food outlets, ice-skating ring and other entertainment. Bandar Sunway -Taxi
Low Yat Plaza   Laptops, all computer and electronic accessories for a reasonable price. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (interchange) →Imbi (Monorail KL)
Suria KLCC   Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques. KLCC (Petronas Twin Towers) -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Masjid Jamek (interchange) → KLCC (Putra LRT)
Pavilion Cinema, bowling alleys, food outlets and boutiques. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (interchange) → Bukit Bintang (Monorail KL)
Berjaya Times Square Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques Asia’s biggest indoor theme park. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (interchange) → Imbi (Monorail KL)
Pavilion Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques, the Mines Wonderland such Ice House, Mines Cruise along the lake and ice skating. Mines Resort -Taxi

Sightseeing

Places for sightseeing

Name Description Where it is How to get there
Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC The 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers, otherwise known as KLCC is the world's tallest twin structure. Kuala Lumpur City Centre -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Masjid Jamek (transit) → KLCC (Putra LRT)
Bintang Walk   For both shopaholics and coffee-sipping night owls, Bukit Bintang is one of the hippest streets in the city. It's a perfect place for people-watching over a latte between bouts of bargain-hunting. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (transit) → Bukit Bintang (Monorail KL)
KL Tower   Soaring to 421m, and considered a main feature of the city skyline, the KL Tower is the world's fourth tallest communications tower. Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Masjid Jamek (transit) → Dang Wangi (Putra LRT)
Muzium Negara   Malaysia's national museum. It provides a fascinating insight into the culture and history of Malaysia. Jalan Damansara -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (transit) → KL Sentral  (Monorail KL)

Transport

  • APU Shuttle Bus Services

Shuttle bus service is provided by APU from the Bukit Jalil LRT (Light Rapid Transit) Train Station, to all APU-managed student accommodation and to the APU English Language Centre.

Click HERE to view the APIIT & APU Shuttle Service Schedule


  • Trains

The closest train stations to our campus are located at Bukit Jalil and Sri Petaling. Our shuttle buses go to the Bukit Jalil LRT Station.


  • Taxi on call

Sunlight - 03 9057 5757

Comfort - 03 8024 2727

Radio Cab - 03 9221 7600

Citiline - 03 4142 5566

Supercab - 03 7805 5333


Note: Ensure that the taxi driver turns on the meter, and do take down the number plate of the taxi, just in case.