GEORGETOWN, September 24 - Universiti Sains Malaysia will hold their 57th convocation ceremony from 23-29 of Sept at their campus in Gelugor. It also marks their 50th anniversary this year. A total of 6,338 will graduate this year. Three will receive honorary doctorates, 508 PhDs, Masters (1,564), Degree (4,266) and Diploma in Nursing (45).
Four will be conferred emeritus professorship. Special recognition and awards will be given to graduates who are academically stellar. They are: Loh Shean Min (Bachelor of Applied Science) will be getting Chancellor Gold Medal Award; Muhammad Syahdad Naquiyuddin Hadi Bin Suhardi (Bachelor of Arts, Degree in Education) will be getting Royal Education Award by Council of Rulers of Malaysia and Alexander Tan Wai Teng (Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering) for Non-Malays Category).
Bebiyana Bidin (Bachelor of Health Sciences) getting Vice Chancellor's Gold Medal Award., Felicia Pui Jia Yin, (Bachelor of Arts Degree), OKU Students getting the University of Science Malaysia Gold Medal which will be graduate together with her Sister Andrea Pui Jia Hui. Tham Khai Xin (Bachelor of Science) getting the USM Gold Medal Award. (PN Images/JohnShen Lee)