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Published by Afterschool.my on Feb 24, 2020, 11:05 am
SHAH ALAM, February 22nd, 2020: Management and Science University (MSU) held its 26th Convocation Ceremony this February of 2020, presenting 1,769 graduates from 87 academic programmes.
Forty-eight graduates received their PhDs, 34 their Master’s, 1,108 their Bachelor’s degree, and 579 their Diploma.
Presenting the 26th Convocation graduation scrolls and special awards were MSU Pro-Chancellor Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Nordin, MSU President Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid, and MSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Tan Sri Datuk Dr Junainah Abd Hamid.
Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies contributed the most number of graduates, with 467. Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering presented the most number of programmes – eighteen, from which 113 graduated with a bachelor’s degree and twelve with a diploma.
Four programmes presented their first batch of graduates; Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology (Honours), with twelve graduates; Bachelor in Education (Science) (Honours), with six graduates; and Bachelor in Education (Health and Physical Education) (Honours) as well as Bachelor in Music Technology (Honours), with one graduate each.
Forty-seven best students received special awards across five categories.The Chancellor Gold Medal Award went to Bachelor of Education (Honours) - (TESL) Aleaa Nur Insyirah Dr Haji Alias, who received a trophy, three thousand Ringgit in cash, and an eighteen thousand Ringgit scholarship for higher studies at MSU.
Receiving the President Award were Bachelor in Investment Management (Honours) Sruthi Susan George and Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology graduate Hani Qistina Dayana Avelino S. Cavan @ Mohd Fadil, which came with a trophy, two thousand Ringgit in cash, and a fifteen thousand Ringgit scholarship for higher studies at MSU.
Student Representative Council (SRC) outgoing president and now Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honours) Goh Wen Jian received the Mohd Shukri Yajid Outstanding Award.Twenty-six from the Convo 26 Best Students group received the Academic Award and seventeen the Industry Award. He was given a trophy, one thousand Ringgit in cash, and fifteen thousand Ringgit in scholarship.
Local as well as international industry sponsors included MSU Medical Centre (MSUMC), Affin Islamic Bank, Celcom Axiata, Acer, Pharmaniaga, Puncak Niaga Holdings, Proton Holdings, Top Glove Corporation Bhd, Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Lankan Hospital Sri Lanka, Royal Chulan, Ceylon Biscuits Ltd, Bulb Communique, Cenviro Sdn Bhd, Kedah Chef Association, Maxvec Sdn Bhd, Mega Fortris, Schmidt Biomedtech, Arba Travel, and Skytrex Adventure.
Convocation festivities throughout the week-long MSU Homecoming Fiesta were made even merrier with the conjunctional opening of Starbucks on campus a day before the first of the three-session graduation ceremony kicked off on Saturday the 22nd of February 2020.