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Limkokwing University produces 21st century industry-ready graduates

27th December, 2018

PUTRAJAYA: More than 1,000 students from over 60 countries receive their scrolls from Limkokwing University’s second convocation ceremony for the year on December 22nd, 2018 at Putrajaya International Convention Centre.

A total of more than 12,000 students from Limkokwing University worldwide have graduated, unleashing an empowered pool of talented young people with the requisite skills to meet and exceed industry expectations.

The graduation ceremony will be attended by the Chancellor of Limkokwing University, Duli Yang Maha Mulia (DYMM) Sultanah of Pahang Hajjah Dr Kalsom, who presided over the graduation.

Also presence will be the Minister of Education and Training from the Kingdom of Eswatini, Hon. Lady Howard Mabuza. In addition, dignitaries and parents from over 60 countries are also celebrating this milestone.

Designing for illustrative, high-income, high-careers Futures

The theme for this year’s graduation, “Design the Future”, illustrates the caliber of Limkokwing graduates who are regarded worldwide as leading innovators and creative thinkers.

Going through the journeys of transforming themselves into creators and designers of their own paths with powerful imaginations, excellent communication skills, and displays of excellent strategic visions which makes them the choice of top multi nationals in all industries they are entering.

They project optimism and are always receptive to new ideas. They inspire and motivate through actions and are highly innovative individuals who excel in all industries and make a difference by driving innovation and creating a conducive environment for innovation to thrive in the global marketplace today.

The Class of 2018 consists of graduates from countries as far-flung as Europe, Africa, Asia, and Malaysia. More than 80% are international students that reaffirm our University as Malaysia’s most international institute of higher learning.

A total of 52 special awards will be presented to outstanding students in various fields such as the Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing Award for Leadership, the University Colours for Ambassadorship, and the Command Performance Special Award.

Honorary Doctorate for Leadership During the graduation event, an Honorary Doctorate in Leadership was conferred upon YB Datuk Mohd Azis Bin Jamman, the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, to recognize his highly distinctive capability in people management enhanced by his talent and skills in new media technology. As a Deputy Minister, he effectively uses his skills in media technology to efficiently engage with people as a vital part of his commitment to finding solutions to social issues.

Hailed from Sabah, YB Datuk Mohd Azis Bin Jamman received his degree in computer science with a Minor in mathematics from the United States of America. Since then, he pursued a career in the academic world and entered politics in 2009. Barely a decade of his involvement in the political world, he has rapidly risen up the ranks and now, at the tender age of 44, held a position as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs in the new era government of Malaysia.

University that Globalized Malaysian Education and Building Human Capacity for the World Limkokwing University was established in 1991 with a mission to transform youth into confident, skilled, techno-savvy individuals, who can contribute to the world’s economy, creatively and innovatively.

More than 30,000 students study at Limkokwing University’s 14 campuses in Asia, Africa and Europe. Its main campus in KL’s tech-city, Cyberjaya alone holds close to 10,000 students and 80% of them from foreign countries.

The ground breaking university with unrivalled emphasis upon innovation and creativity. The University has changed the tertiary education landscape not only in Malaysia but in every country the University has established itself.

As a part of its continues efforts in producing vital creative human capital for various industries with ecosystem and global strategic outlook, Limkokwing University bridge the digital knowledge divide providing content that opens opportunities for new sources of wealth generation in the 21st century.

The University is also recognized as Malaysia’s University of Edu-Tourism in recognition of its achievement attracting youths to the country. Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education awarded the accolade University of Innovation and the Malaysian government recognizes Limkokwing University and the University of Transformation.

In addition, the University and its President & Founder, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing, has won more than 300 awards for creativity and innovation in education from the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and Africa over the last few years.

In 2017, he was bestowed with the Commonwealth Champions awards for his continuous efforts in promoting youth development through education. He is only the eighth person in the history of the commonwealth to receive the award.

The University’s award winning website attracts 700 million ‘hits’ a year from 229 countries and territories and the University is now at the top among the world’s most popular universities on Facebook and Twitter.

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