Kuala Lumpur, 29 September 2009 - Yang Berhormat Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin presented certificates and scholarships to 426 of UCSI University’s best students during the University’s annual Hari Anugerah Bestari awards totaling close to RM3 million. The annual event is organised to honour students whose achievements at the University have indicated a sustained level of excellence in academics, sports and extra-curricular activities. Also present during the event was UCSI University Chancellor, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Abdul Rahman Arshad and UCSI University President, Peter T. S. Ng.
Among those who received scholarships and certificates of excellence were Tiew Kee Yee who is wheelchair-bound. He receives the Tan Sri Ahmad Razali scholarship, which the University offers to deserving students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and participate in extra-curricular activities as well. These are full scholarships to finance the entire duration of their studies at the University.During his speech, YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled, congratulated UCSI University as a model institution of higher learning for actively maintaining its search for excellence amongst the nation’s best and brightest minds. “By taking great lengths to search for, and give due honour to your own best students, it not only provides a great motivation for them to keep striving for higher achievements, but also contributes towards the government’s overall grand design to produce highly competent graduates who will power Malaysia to meet the challenges of a highly competitive and knowledge-based 21st century economy.”He also said that Malaysia needs universities like UCSI University to nurture the nation’s best brains in order to realise the national objective of making Malaysia a “Regional Centre for Educational Excellence.”The Minister of Higher Education presented some of UCSI University’s most coveted scholarships and awards to the University’s best students. These included the President’s Award, the Overall Achievement Award, the Dr. Rosli Mailam Scholarship in addition and the Tan Sri Ahmad Razali scholarshipOther related articles:
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