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News : Convocation Ceremony to Celebrate Japanese Bound MJHEP Students

BERANANG, 12 March 2016 - Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Product Design and Manufacturing Technology (UniKL IPROM) and Yayasan Pendidikan MARA (YPM) celebrated the graduands of the Malaysia-Japan Higher Education Programme (MJHEP) in a convocation ceremony held at the Malaysia-Japan Industrial Institute, Beranang, Selangor. The convocation ceremony was graced by YB Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad, Director General of MARA and Pro Chancellor of Universiti Kuala Lumpur, YB Dato' Abdul Karim Mustafa, CEO Of Yayasan Pelajaran MARA, YB Prof. Dato' Dr. Azanam Shah Hashim, Deputy President (Academic And Technology), Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Top Management of MARA, Board Of Directors from YPM as well as parents and families of the celebrated students.
The third MJHEP SOTSUGYOU SHIKI 2016 (Japanese Convocation Ceremony) sees 103 graduates of Diploma in Electrical and Electronics engineering as well as Diploma in Mechanical Engineering completing their Malaysian part of the programme. The MJHEP Programme is a Japanese twinning degree programme where students are required to complete their Diploma for three years in Malaysia before continuing their Degree at selected Japanese Universities for two years in Electrical and Electronics engineering and Mechanical engineering.
Prof. Dato' Dr. Azanam Shah Hashim in his welcoming speech to students and parents said, "This programme is a unique programme where students are required to study in the Japanese language throughout their three years in Malaysia. Special exams and tests are conducted almost every week to assess the proficiency of the students in the Japanese language. Once these graduates have fulfilled the requirements of the programme, they will be awarded special professional certificate which is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). They are also exposed to ‘Technical Japanese Language' where they are able to write a complete ‘Scientific Report' in Japan. Congratulations to all once again."
YB Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad in his address to students and parents said, "This programme was borne out of the country's look east policy. My wish is for the students to not only go there to gain the scientific and technical knowledge of the Japanese, but also to learn their management culture and work ethic, and most importantly, return and contribute back to the country and your fellow Malaysians."
Reported by
Mohamed Zamir Anuar Bashah

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