Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST) Alumni Committee organised its first Alumni Homecoming Hi-Tea Buffet 2018 in collaboration with the Centre for Alumni (CfA) at the Hatten Place, Melaka recently.
Three alumni, Mr. Adnan Mohd Shukor, Mr. Sia Jia Wei and Mr. Goldwin Leong Jin Long, were invited to share their working experiences during the event. Mr. Adnan shared his entrepreneurship experience and the rising challenges in the current economy. Mr. Sia Jia Wei, a 2014 graduate and the co-founder of two startup companies in Indonesia, shared his past experience as the Vice President at Mobkini Sdn. Bhd. Mr. Goldwin, on the other hand, shared a motivating experience on how to adopt a positive mindset in the workplace.
The Faculty Excellence Award Certification was presented to Mr. Khairul Hafizudden Abdul Azizi as outstanding graduates graduated in 2018. To make the event more interesting, some games and informal quizzes were also held. The winner Ms. Chua won a 2D1N stay at the Hatten Place Hotel. Besides, there was also a Wushu presentation by a FIST undergraduate student. The event ended with a warm farewell speech by Professor Ts. Dr. Lau Siong Hoe, Dr. Tan Choo Kim the FIST Alumni Coordinator, and Dr. Low Cheng Yaw. The speakers encouraged the alumni to keep supporting the faculty and the university, and reminded them of the significance of the event’s tagline which is “Stronger Together!”