Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah said, the event was held as a mark of appreciation and their spirit in celebrating the achievements of university students who had made many contributions and made a name for UMS besides helping with other activities in the university.
“Such event helps to boost the spirit of our students to work harder to increase their contributions and achievements at national level and international level,” he said in his speech during the ceremony.
The opening ceremony was officiated by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education Malaysia, Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching at the Grand Ballroom, The Klagan Regency, 1Borneo.
A total of 13 awards were up for grabs, there were six awards for team category, and seven awards for individual category, which was presented by Datuk Harun and Datuk Mary Yap, respectively.
Residential College E received three categories at the event, namely Best JAKMAS, Best Award for Arts and Culture, and Best Residential College Head was won by Nurul Syazwani Mohamad Ghaazali, the Head of JAKMAS Residential College E.
The list of winners of 18th MAHEPA Award;