The Royal Touch...
IIUM Constitutional Head, His Royal Highness, the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah touching the crystal ball to launch IIUM’s 30th Anniversary. While IIUM President Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hj Hassan (left) and IIUM’s Rector, Prof. Dato’ Sri Dr. Zaleha Kamaruddin (right) looking on.
IIUM Director of Corporate Communication Division, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Baharuddin Aziz assisting His Royal Highness the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah to place the University’s insignia in a symbolic gesture onto the 30th Anniversary Logo.
28th IIUM Convocation Ceremony Held from 6-8 October 2012
The 28th IIUM Convocation 2012 was held from 6th October 2012 until 8th October 2012 at the Cultural Activity Centre (CAC), IIUM Gombak Campus.
The convocation witnessed 4,578 students: 3,716 undergraduates and 862 postgraduate students from more than 100 countries throughout the world receiving their scrolls. The convocation this year consisted of 1,656 male and 2,922 female graduates. A total of 3,763 graduates were from Malaysia and 815 were International students.
Since 1987, there have been 60,785 graduates and postgraduates who have successfully completed their studies at the IIUM. Out of this, 53,241 were from Malaysia while 7,530 were International students.
IIUM Constitutional Head, HRH, the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah in his speech urged the students to use the knowledge that they have acquired to create an environment in which they can serve the society with compassion and care. He said, “We are not only building a nation that is knowledge-based, but one that emphasizes the importance of compassion to accentuate the sublime qualities of human beings.”
The Sultan also advised the graduands to always uphold the good name of the university wherever they may be besides adhering to the principles and tenets of Islam and to remain united.
HRH the Sultan of Pahang also officially launched IIUM’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations and Logo in conjunction with the University’s 28th Convocation Ceremony on 6th October 2012.