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UTP Virtual Student Exchange Programme (V-SEP)


V-SEP stands for Virtual Student Exchange Programme that provides opportunity for inbound students to join mobility programme even though during pandemic Covid-19. V-SEP is carried out based on mutual agreement between institutions. Exchange students can enrol in equivalent courses at UTP in subjects that are related to their faculties and study background in their Home University. Selection of available subjects are limited to online courses only.

As an exchange student, you will:

  • Study for 1 to 2 semester(s).
  • Virtual Intake is open starting September Semester 2020.
  • Attend virtual classes and involved in other related academic activities (i.e. assignments, projects, tests, examinations, etc).

All participants will receive a transcript upon completion of the programme.


What do I need to know to be part of this programme?

Programme Period


Application Open : 1 July 2020
Nomination Deadline: 15 August 2020
Document Submission Deadline: 1 September 2020

Item ​

​September 2020 Semester ​ ​
​From Until​ Duration​
​Virtual Exchange Orientation Week ​7 Sept ​11 Sept ​5 days
​Lecture ​12 Sept 4 Dec​ 12 weeks​
​Study week ​5 Dec 9 Dec​ 5 days​
​Extended Assignment ​10 Dec 19 Dec​ 10 days​
​Number of weeks ​ ​ ​14 weeks
​End of semester break ​20 Dec 4 Jan​ 2 weeks​
​Total week ​ ​ ​16 weeks

Programme Eligibility


• Open for all full time undergraduate or postgraduate student in their Home University with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent.

• Fulfill English requirements (for non-English speaking countries):

i. A minimum IELTS score of 5.0 OR

ii. A minimum TOEFL PBT score 500 OR

iii. A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 59 OR

iv. A minimum TOEFL CBT score of 173.

• Excellent co-curricular and good disciplinary record.

• Afford to support the whole cost incurred during the programme.

• Have stable internet connection with minimum bandwidth of 512Kbps throughout semester.

• Nominated by Home University.

Application Process

STEP 1 - Applying through your Home University International Office

Application can be made through Home University's International Office or Mobility Coordinator and details shall be provided via email.

Application window will be open on 1st July until 15th August 2020.

STEP 2 – Submit Application


Student to submit all the required document for admission before 1st September 2020:

  • Nomination Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcript
  • English Proficiency Certificate
  • Student Matric Card
  • Study Plan / List of Courses (Learning Agreement Form)
  • Passport Photo
  • Confirmation Letter
STEP 3 – UTP Student Exchange Programme (SEP) Offer Letter & Invoice


UTP will review the document and issue an offer letter and invoice for the programme.

Student need to pay the admission fees before 7th September 2020.

Programme Content

1. Virtual exchange orientation week

Date: 7-11th September 2020 (within 5 days)
Mode: Thru Presentation Slides / Infographic Video of   UTP departments & important information.
Student needs to fill in the Enrolment Form (online).

  • To complete registration process
  • To get the UTP Student ID
  • To get the UTP email account & internet access
1-Day Course Registration Session

Share the final list of courses that available & its timetable.
Students to submit their final Learning Agreement Form (12-15 credit hours). 

2. Online Classes

Share the final list of courses that available & its timetable.
Students to submit their final Learning Agreement Form (12-15 credit hours). 

3. Coaching & Mentoring

Student will be assigned to 1 mentor to guide and help throughout the online semester.

Mentor could be:

  • Lecturer
  • Student Buddy
  • Mobility Coordinator
4. Tests / Extended Assignment (ea)

Student need to complete all Tests & EAs accordingly through UTP ULearn platform.

Each EA will be given 24 Hours to complete according to the schedule.