SHAH ALAM, 7 Mar: A total of 341 graduates from the Selangor University (Unisel), including 57 students enrolled in the Unisel Japanese Associate Degree Programme (JAD), will receive their respective degrees and diplomas.
It will be presented at the Seventh Unisel Convocation Ceremony which will be held on 9 March at the Pro-Chancellor Hall here at the Unisel Campus.
Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Anuar Ahmad said that the ceremony will be officiated by Unisel Chancellor, YAM Tan Sri Datuk Seri Raja Arshad Raja Tun Uda, and will also be attended by Chief Minister, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim.
“The group of 57 outstanding students are fully sponsored by the Mara Education Foundation (YPM) and selected from their Certificate of Education (SPM) to join the JAD programme at Unisel which has been running since 2005.
“Up to now, a total of 547 JAD graduates have already finished their studies at Unisel,” said Prof Dr Anuar during a press conference at his office here.
Prof Dr Ahmad said that they will leave for Japan on 25 March to continue their Bachelor Degree stage of their studies which is fully funded by YPM for two years and which is affiliated with 15 Japanese University consortium.
“The JAD programme is a special programme of the Malaysian government through the Look East Policy concept for Bumiputera students to continue their studies in Japan.
“The students have to follow the JAD course in Malaysia and master the Japanese language fully for three years to be in the Mechanical Engineering Diploma, Diploma in Electrical and Japanese Technical Electrical Engineering programmes,” he said.