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1 November 2014

Auditorium, Fakulti Perubatan Veterinar

The ‘Majlis Meraikan Graduan & Penyampian Hadiah ke 37’ is an annual affair during which the graduating class of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UPM is recognised and presented with certificates and prizes. This ceremony was held in conjunction with the Convocation of University Putra Malaysia. The Registrar and members of the Malaysian Veterinary Council together with Faculty and Alumni members were present. The guardians and parents of the students were present to witness the celebrations. Many industry-related company representatives were also present at the event.

The Dean of FPV YB Prof. Dr. Mohd Hair Bejo addressed the guests with a speech in which he commended the graduating class for their hard work and success. He mentioned that this year there were 77 students graduating. He thanked the sponsors and guest who were present in making the event a meaningful one for the students.

VAM has been one of the donors of the awards for excellent students in three categories. The awards presented by VAM are in ruminant medicine; preclinical sciences and pathology. The prizes were in the form of a certificate and book prize worth RM 500 each.

The President of VAM Dr. Paul Chelliah was invited to attend and present the excellence awards on behalf of the Association. The recipients of this year’s awards were Dr. Lee Wen Hai; Dr. Foong Jia Ning and Dr. Lee Yee Cheng.

Several other companies have been participating in this event by way of contributing book prizes and cash awards and incentives to outstanding students in the graduating class. Some of the companies were Zoetis Malaysia Sn Bhd.; Royal Canin; Purina Pet Care;Bayer Co.; Pets Corner; Rhone Ma; Dinding’s Poultry Processing ; CEVA Animal Health;Sykt Gold Coin; Cargill Feed; Leong Hup; Sunzen Biotech; and others.

The ceremony ended with a high tea reception on the campus premise.

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