MANAGEMENT and Science University (MSU) had its 27th convocation ceremony in Shah Alam where 914 diplomas, 955 bachelor’s degrees and 90 postgraduate degrees were awarded.
The seven-session ceremony was held in accordance with the National Security Council and Health Ministry’s standard operating procedures.
The scrolls were awarded by MSU president Prof Tan Sri Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid. Also present were MSU vice-chancellor Prof Tan Sri Dr Junainah Abd Hamid and the varsity’s senior management.
The Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP) contributed the most number of graduates, with 693, while the Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering (FISE) presented the most number of programmes — 21 in total.
Three programmes presented their first batch of graduates: Diploma in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Islamic Finance and Bachelor in Marketing with Psychology.
Five categories of special awards of excellence were presented to 54 recipients from among the graduating Class of 2021.
The Chancellor Gold Medal Award went to Sharul Ikmal Mohd Sukkeri, who received trophy, cash and a scholarship from MSU Foundation for post-graduate studies at MSU. He graduated with a Bachelor (Hons) degree in International Business.
Receiving the President Award were Danish Haikal Asman, a graduate in Bachelor (Hon) of Creative Multimedia, and Mekhavathanie Maratha Pillai (Diploma in Accounting), which came with a trophy, cash and a scholarship from the foundation.
Bachelor (Hons) of Medical Sciences graduate Proveen Krishnan Eavi Krishanan received the Mohd Shukri Yajid Outstanding Award which came with a trophy, cash and a scholarship from MSU Foundation.
Thirty-two from the graduating Class of 2021 Best Students group received the Academic Award and 18 others the Industry Award. They each received a trophy, cash and a scholarship from the foundation.
In its press statement, MSU — which is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency — said it focused on developing and delivering quality human capital in critical-need areas such as medicine, health sciences, pharmacy, information sciences, and engineering.
The university assured that its academic programmes met stringent standards of local and international bodies.
MSU is an applied, enterprise university which focuses on graduate employability.
With 98.7% of its graduates successfully securing employment within six months of their graduation, MSU is ranked by Higher Education Ministry as Malaysia’s number one for graduate employability.