FRIDAY, 13 MAY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) recently won the International Students Achievement Award 2015 at the International Appreciation Night 2016 ceremony held at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT).
Director of the Centre for International Affairs, Molly Donna Awang Sham said, this award was a great accomplishment for UMS in strengthening internationalisation among its international students.
“The award takes into account several criteria namely, management of best international students, numbers of international students from various countries and university working relationship,” she explained.
The award was presented by the Director of the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility (CTEF), Professor Dato’ Dr. Morshidi Sirat.
UMS Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah through a statement via his Facebook also said, the success was a recognition of UMS’ efforts in promoting UMS as the best destination for international students to study in various disciplines at the university.
Apart from this award, the ceremony which was held at Sultan Mizan Hall, UMT also offered the International Students Diversity Achievement Award 2015.
Also present at the ceremony were the Vice-Chancellor of UMT, Professor Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni Haji Mokhtar and the Director of Education Malaysia Division, Ministry of Higher Education, Jamalulail Abu Bakar. – (fl)