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  SQUASH LEGEND, DATUK (DR) NICOL ANN DAVID, TO PRESIDE OVER HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA'S GRADUATION CEREMONY

Friday 05/07/2024

On behalf of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM), we invite members of the media to join us at our upcoming graduation ceremony on Sunday, 14 July 2024.

HWUM will be hosting this event at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, celebrating the achievements of over 300 graduating students. A highlight of this ceremony will be the official installation of our esteemed Pro-Chancellor, Datuk (Dr) Nicol Ann David, who was appointed to this role by the University on 17 May 2024.

Datuk (Dr) Nicol Ann David is renowned as a former world number one professional squash player and one of Malaysia’s most revered sports icons. Recognised for her outstanding contributions to sports and dedication to education, her appointment as Pro-Chancellor highlights her ongoing commitment to education and her inspirational journey to success.

After the installation ceremony, Datuk (Dr) Nicol Ann David will confer degrees upon graduates from the University’s School of Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS) and School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences.

Driven by Purpose, HWUM is steadfast in its mission to broaden access to higher education, ensuring that individuals from all backgrounds can pursue globally recognised qualifications.

Your presence would be an honour and a valuable contribution to our shared goal of fostering inclusivity and diversity and advancing towards a prosperous future. Investing in the holistic development of our youth is essential for creating a positive impact on our society and beyond.

Below are details of the event:

Day/Date: Sunday 14 July 2024

[Media registration opens at 9:30 AM MYT]

Time: 10.00 AM to 1:30 PM MYT

Venue: Graduation Ceremony and Pro-Chancellor Installation
Putrajaya Marriott Hotel
Putrajaya Ballroom


Press Conference
Venue: Putrajaya Marriott Hotel
Location: Summer Palace Chinese Restaurant
Time: 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM [Duration: 30 Minutes]

VIPs in Attendance:

- Datuk (Dr) Nicol Ann David, Pro-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
- Professor Richard A. Williams, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University
- Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, Provost and Chief Executive Officer of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia



PROGRAMME

9.00 a.m. : Arrival and registration of media

10.30 a.m.: WELCOME ADDRESS by Ms Janice Yew, Chief Operating Officer
& Registrar, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia


ACADEMIC PROCESSION

OPENING ADDRESS by Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, Provost and
Chief Executive Officer, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia


INSTALLATION OF PRO-CHANCELLOR DATUK (DR) NICOL ANN DAVID

CONFERMENT OF DEGREES AND OTHER AWARDS

STUDENT RESPONSE by Ms Pearlyn Tee, President of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Student Association.

GRADUATION PRIZES

CLOSING ADDRESS by Professor Richard A.Williams, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University

ACADEMIC AND GRADUATES’ PROCESSION

12.00 p.m. : Press Conference

12.30 p.m. : Photo Session

12.35 p.m. : Reception

You are cordially invited to send a reporter and photographer/cameraman to cover the event.

Sources: HWUM
Sent by MNAIR PR Consultancy on behalf of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Name: Ameera Hani
Tel: 014-224 3296
Email: ameera@mnairpr.com

Name: Aishah Amir
Tel: 011-5621 8366
Email: aishah@mnairpr.com

-BERNAMA




 
 
 

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