ACCOMMODATION PROBLEMS FACED
BY UITM NON-RESIDENT STUDENTS
FAHTZ BIN YAAKOB
MUHAMMAD ZULFADLY AZHAR BIN MUHAMAD AZMI
MUHAMAD HASSANIE BIN AHMAD FOID
FAIZUL IZUAN BIN TAJUDDIN
ABDUL HALIM BIN KAMARUDZAMAN
MUHAMMAD HADRI BIN CH. RAHALIM
BACKGROUND OF STUDY
Every semester, estimated that there are 3,000 students enroll to UiTM Shah Alam. The Student Accommodation Study has been undertaken to inform the UiTM on the current student population residing in Shah Alam neighborhood areas, the supply of student accommodation and the forecasted demand for more facilities. Affordability is extremely important to students. Although there is a range of housing types, generally there is a limit to the amount of money students have to spend on accommodation. Affordability can be achieved through a range of design concessions, such as minimizing open space and common areas and reducing the need for car parking. There are limited places available in the existing accommodation facilities which are subject to high cyclical occupancy rates, with demand generally outstripping supply. 2.2
Nowadays, majority of UiTM students in Shah Alam main campus, are classified as non-resident students who have to live outside the campus because of limited place that provide in residential colleges. They have to rent the accommodations nearby the campus area and always face many problems such as rental rate which is too expensive, bad house conditions, environment, security, accessibilities and facilities that been provided to the students. 2.3
OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY.
Based on the problem statement that has been touched/ discussed in the previous section, we have identified a number of objectives required in order to proceed with this research. Each objective will represent sections or scopes that will be covered in order to solve problems arose regarding accommodation in UiTM. We have...
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