First City University College’s graduation ceremony on 26 March 2023 was a spectacular event that marked the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance by the graduates.
Held at the exquisite Avante Hotel in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, the ceremony was a joyous celebration of success and achievement, presided over by First City University College Chancellor, Datuk Yaacob Bin Wan Ibrahim, and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr Saw Sor Heoh.
The ceremony was graced by the presence of several distinguished guests, including the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Tan Sri Dato’ Ir (Dr) Teo Chiang Kok, and the Member of the Board of Governors & Director, Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Teo Chiang Liang. Partners from the UK and Switzerland also attended the ceremony, underscoring First City University College’s commitment and mission in global education and in preparing its students to become global graduates.
The ceremony was a true spectacle, with the graduates donning their graduation gowns and mortar boards as they walked proudly across the stage to receive their well-earned awards. There was a deep sense of excitement and pride in the air as family members, friends, and faculty members joining in to celebrate the graduates’ achievements.
In her address, Professor Dr Saw Sor Heoh congratulated the graduates on their success and encouraged them to use their education to make a positive impact in the community and in the world. Professor Dr Saw advised the graduates to keep themselves engaged with the advancement of technologies to leverage the opportunities that arise from the current digital transformation. She also reminded the graduates to embrace adaptability while holding on to their professional and ethical values.
Chancellor Datuk Yaacob Bin Wan Ibrahim presented the Excellence Awards to 49 outstanding graduates, recognized for their exceptional academic achievements in their respective academic programmes. The awards also showcased the graduates’ dedication, hard work, and passion for learning.
The graduation ceremony was a resounding success, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of the graduates, and a testament to the university college’s commitment to excellence in education.