THE Management and Science University (MSU) saw 4,144 graduates receive their scrolls during its 28th convocation ceremony in Shah Alam.
The eight-session event was held in accordance with standard operating procedure set by the National Security Council and Health Ministry guidelines under Phase Four of the National Recovery Plan.
The scrolls were presented by MSU president Prof Tan Sri Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid.
Also present were MSU vice-chancellor Prof Puan Sri Dr Junainah Abd Hamid and the varsity’s senior management.
The Business Management and Professional Studies Faculty contributed the most number of graduates with 1,253 while the Information Sciences and Engineering Faculty had the most number of programmes at 124.
Ten programmes had their first batch of graduates: Bachelor in Cardiovascular Technology (Hons), Bachelor in Health Science Management (Hons), Bachelor in Education (Science) (Hons), Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management and Piloting (Hons), Bachelor in Visual Communication and Marketing (Hons), Diploma of Ophthalmic Dispensing, Diploma in Office Management Technology, Diploma in Translation and Interpretation, Diploma in Interior Design and Diploma in Information Management.
Special awards of excellence in five categories were presented to 67 recipients from among the graduating Class of 2021.
The Chancellor Gold Medal Award went to Mohd Sufyan Shamsir, a Bachelor in International Business (Hons) graduate who received a trophy, cash and scholarship from Yayasan MSU for higher studies at the university.
Receiving the President Award were Master of Science in Public Health graduate Hana Chen Wei Jun, Hazim Shaiful Bahari who did Bachelor in Computer Science (Hons) programme and Amsyar Mustaqim Hadzeri, a Diploma in Culinary Arts graduate. They received a trophy, cash and scholarship from Yayasan MSU.
Doctor of Philosophy (Management/Business) graduate Muhammad Ali Jaleel, Bachelor in Education (Health and Physical Education) (Hons) graduate Mathavan Thiyagarajah as well as Muhammad Syamil Muhamad who received a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery received the Mohd Shukri Yajid Outstanding Award, which came with a trophy, cash and scholarship from Yayasan MSU.
Forty-three students received the Academic Award and 17 got the Industry Award.
They each received a trophy, cash and scholarship from Yayasan MSU.
Sponsors comprised local as well as multinational companies and non-profit organisations.
The sponsors included MSU Medical Centre, Pharmaniaga Bhd, Philips Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Mega Fortris (M) Sdn Bhd, N.A.Z Medical Supplies Sdn Bhd, Zeneration, Allied View Sdn Bhd, Fire Fighter Industry Sdn Bhd, Krenovator Technology Sdn Bhd, ISACA Malaysia, Le Meridien Putrajaya, Perdana Kota Bharu, Optometris Wan Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Society of Cardio-vascular Technology and MV Technologies.
MSU has become synonymous with quality education that is both transformative and enriching.
Making an impact in Malaysia, Asia as well as globally, MSU focuses on developing and delivering quality human capital in critical-need areas including Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Information Sciences, Engineering, Business Management and Professional Studies, Education and Social Sciences, Hospitality and Culinary as well as Music and Fashion.
The university’s academic programmes meet stringent standards of local and international bodies.
MSU is accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency; United Kingdom’s Accreditation Services for International Schools, Colleges & Universities; Japan’s Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow; Netherland’s Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial & Engaged Universities; UK’s Institute of Biomedical Science and Sri Lanka’s University Grant Commission.