18 Jan 2021

By Nur Syahidatul Idany


Petaling Jaya, 16th January 2021 - City University celebrated a total of 1000 graduates from 60 programmes in its First Virtual Convocation ceremony. Graduates from around the world are ceremoniously gracing their presence at the prestigious (CityU) convocation virtually.


The convocation ceremony was joined by the Board of Governors and the Board of Directors of City University and were broadcast live to all CityU students and graduates from all over the world.


The ceremony begins with a keynote address by Pro-Chancellor, Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dr Nik Mustapha Abdullah who subsequently presented the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Master’s degree, bachelor and diploma. The 2020 Academic Excellence Award was also given to selected graduates representing different programs.


In the Message from City U Pro-Chancellor, Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dr Nik Mustapha Abdullah Said “In light of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s graduating class of 2020 missed out on traditional physical in-person graduation ceremony. With so many things happening around us that gets us down, the middle in a global crisis, but still the students’ have persevered. They still made it; the students’ hard work make today the highlight of their achievements. “Real change has just started with you, a new generation of graduates we celebrate today”.


Picture credit: City University Malaysia

The most outstanding graduates who were the recipients of CityU Academic Excellence Awards are:

Peng Min (Doctor of Business Admin), Ikhwan Khusairy (Doctor of Business Admin), Murni Hayati (Master of Education), Nwosu Anthony (Master Information Technology), Chua Nam Phang (Master of Education), Zeeshan Mohammad - Bach. of Information Technology (Hons), Elke Ruhl - Bach. of Science (Hons) Accounting & Finance, Siti Aisyah Binti Happas - Bach. of Education(Hons), Vivian Lian Yee Mei - Bach. of Business Admin (Hons), Sheril Anizan - Bach. of Civil Engineering (Hons), Rasley Lau Chun Wei - Bach. of Civil Engineering (Hons), Geetha A/P Sivashankar - Bach. of Mech. Engineering (Hons), Peh Keo Kon - Bach. of Computer Science (Hons), Amani Yasmeen Binti Zulkeffli - Bach.of Mass Communication (Hons), Kuvinder A/L Ravichandar - Bach.of Mass Communication (Hons), Kabaye Andrew Masakata - Bach. of Science (Architectural Design Hons), Kelvin Phang Chang Yik (Dip. in Civil Engineering), Irfan Farhan Bin Jusoh (Dip. in Occupational Safety and Health), Tan Will Ann (Dip. in Culinary Arts), Munirah Nakaiza (Dip. in Fashion Design).