UUM ONLINE: The 30th convocation of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) drew to a close with the Convocation Banquet held at the EDC Hotels & Resorts.
The event which was held in the honour of the Royal guests and excellent graduates was graced by the presences of His Majesty Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman, the Tuanku Chancellor of UUM and His Majesty Sultanah Maliha Binti Tengku Ariff, the Sultanah of Kedah Darul Aman.
The Vice-Chancellor said the ceremony was a success of the University in its efforts to produce human capital.
According to him, UUM had managed to produce 5,935 graduates which could be classified as a significant achievement and in totality the number of human capital that UUM had managed to produce for the nation since 1988 was 129,101.
"This number is quite encouraging because on average 4,000 graduates are produced each year and as an institution responsible for producing talent for the nation's development, UUM has provided various facilities and infrastructures in educating holistic leaders to serve the global community as envisaged in the UUM’s Mission which is to become the Eminent Management University.
"Next, UUM graduates will join the community to face the challenges of life and continue their mission of acquiring knowledge and experience in developing maturity of the mind and soul, and even succeed in navigating their lives and continuing to serve their alma mater," he said.
He also expressed his appreciation to all those who had given their highest commitment and unwavering support in ensuring the smooth flow of the 30th UUM Convocation, which also included the Convocation Fair and the Convocation Banquet 2017.
Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir
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