We would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to the team from Multimedia University Special Interest Group (SIG) Mooting for emerging as the first runner-up at the National Inter-Varsity Mock Trial Competition 2021 (NMTC 2021). The competition was held from October 2021 to March 2022. The team consisted of 5 students from the Faculty of Law (FOL) namely Jeyaganesh A/L S Ravi, Lim Qing Ying, Sea Jia Wei, Clement Hii Zhi Kang, and Tan Boon Wee, and their coaches, Mr. Tay Chee Fu, Mr. Louis Liaw Vern Xien, Mr. Nor Hisham Bin Nor Hashim, Ms. Rebecca A/P Mathan, Mr. Francis Augustine Soosay, Ms. Nur Fazini Asro Binti Ramzi Sulaiman and Ms. Azwina Wati Binti Abdull Manaf.
The team was awarded RM 2000 cash prizes and internship opportunities at WWF. It was a double-winning for MMU when Jeyaganesh also bagged the Best Counsel in the competition and had been awarded RM 200 cash prizes. The competition is the first mock trial competition organised by the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), WWF-Malaysia, and Sabah Law Society, in collaboration with the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR). Our students managed to be listed as one of the finalists and competed with the team from Taylor’s University in the Grand Finale.