MSU’s 27th CONVOCATION CEREMONYApril 1, 2021 | Campus News
SHAH ALAM, 30 March 2021: Management and Science University (MSU) awarded nine hundred fourteenth diplomas, a nine hundred fifty-five bachelor’s degrees, and ninety postgraduate degrees at its 27th Convocation Ceremony here in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) by Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) and Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) guidelines.
The scrolls for the seven-session ceremony were awarded by MSU President Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid. Also, in attendance were MSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Tan Sri Datuk Dr Junainah Abd Hamid and the senior management of the University.
Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP) contributed the most number of graduates, with 693 graduates and the Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering (FISE) presented the most number of programmes, with 21 programmes.
Three programmes presented their first batch of graduates: Diploma in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Islamic Finance (Hons) and Bachelor in Marketing with Psychology (Hons).
A five categories of special awards of excellence presented to 54 recipients from among the graduating Class of 2021 across five categories.
The Chancellor Gold Medal Award went to Sharul Ikmal Mohd Sukkeri, Bachelor in International Business (Hons); who received a trophy, cash and a scholarship from Yayasan MSU for higher studies at MSU.
Receiving the President Award were Danish Haikal Asman, Bachelor in Creative Multimedia (Hons) and Mekhavathanie A/P Maratha Pillai, Diploma in Accounting which comes with a trophy, cash and a scholarship from Yayasan MSU.
Whereas Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons) Proveen Krishnan A/L Eavi Krishanan received the Mohd Shukri Yajid Outstanding Award which comes with a trophy, cash and a scholarship from Yayasan MSU.
Thirty-two from the graduating Class of 2021 Best Students group received the Academic Award and eighteenth the Industry Award. They were received a trophy, cash, and a scholarship from Yayasan MSU.
Local as well as multinational industry sponsors included MSU Medical Centre, Pharmaniaga Berhad, Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad, Top Glove Corporation Bhd, Philips Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd, Bulb Communique Sdn Bhd, Mega Fortris (M) Sdn Bhd, Topcon Instruments (M) Sdn Bhd, Mios Gastronomy Group Sdn Bhd, Mutiara Bio Scientex (M) Sdn Bhd, Layang Layang Flying Academy Sdn Bhd, Ninja Van Malaysia, N.A.Z Medical Supplies Sdn Bhd, Zeneration, Allied View Centre Sdn Bhd and Young Ruwaad Academy.
The name Management and Science University (MSU) has become synonymous with quality education that is both transformative and enriching. Making an impact in Malaysia, Asia, as well as globally, MSU focus on developing and delivering quality human capital in critical-need areas; among these are Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Information Sciences, and Engineering, besides Business Management & Professional Studies, Education & Social Sciences, Hospitality & Culinary, and Music & Fashion.
The university’s award-winning academic programmes meet stringent standards of local and international bodies. MSU accreditors include the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), the United Kingdom’s Accreditation Services for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC), the Japan’s Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21) and the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial & Engaged Universities (ACEEU)
MSU currently ranks in the Top 100 among the world’s top young universities, Top 200 among Asia’s best universities, Top 301+ for Graduate Employability Ranking and Top 401+ for University Impact. Ranked by both Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE), MSU’s world rankings place it in the Top 47% of the world’s best universities in the QS WUR 2021 and Top 200 for impact on quality education, gender equality, and decent work and economic growth in the THE University Impact Rankings 2020.
In recent QS WUR by Subject 2021, MSU has emerged Malaysia #1 in for Subject’s Art and Design category, at World Top 151-200 list.
QS WUR by Subject 2021 also places MSU at World Top 51-100 and Top 2 among Malaysia’s institutions of higher education offering Hospitality and Leisure Management programmes.
Another new entrant securing a QS WUR by Subject 2021 ranking is Business and Management Studies, placing MSU at Malaysia Top 11 and World Top 451-500.
MSU is an applied, enterprise university focused on graduate employability. With 98.7% of its graduates successfully securing employment within six months of their graduation, MSU is ranked by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) as Malaysia’s #1 for graduate employability.