Saturday, May 12, 2012

New Chancellor for UiTM

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) held its 76th convocation this week. UiTM''s convocation this year involves 13 sessions at its main campus here, three each at its Perlis and Terengganu campuses and two each at its Perak and Sarawak campuses, altogether involving a total of 16,326 graduates. The convocation series ends on May 20.
Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah who was installed as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) on Jan 16, was proclaimed as UiTM''s fourth Chancellor, succeeding former Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, who held the post for five years. In his opening speech at UiTM's 76th convocation at the university's Dewan Tuanku Chancellor (DATC) here today, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu''adzam Shah urged staff and students of UiTM to leverage on resources, expertise and experience in various fields so as to optimise their capabilities. Daulat Tuanku (Note - NST photo)