Some 144 graduates were celebrated during the Kolej International Graduate Studies (KIGS) 2021 Convocation Ceremony yesterday at the lobby of the college’s main building.
Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof presented certificates as the guest of honour.
The convocation ceremony themed ‘Digital Technology Transformation Enrichment’ began with a recitation of Surah Ar-Rahman verses 1-9 and Surah Al-Qalam verses 1-7 by Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) Education Officer Haji Nasrul Fakhri bin Haji Yahya.
It was followed by welcoming remarks from KIGS Chief Executive Officer Dr Haji Azaharaini bin Haji Mohd Jamil. He said the convocation’s theme is a reminder for KIGS management and lecturers to embrace and encourage digital technology for more effective administration as well as better teaching and learning.
The minister then delivered a speech followed by a video presentation and choir performance.
Certificates were presented to the graduates as well as awards – Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Lim Kok Wing’s Excellence Award and Pengiran Setia Jaya’s Excellence Award – for top students.
There were 33 graduates with Bachelor (Hons) in Business Administration and nine with Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Accounting.
Faculty of Information Technology (IT) had 15 graduates in Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Technology and 12 in Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Software Engineering with Multimedia.
Eighteen diploma-level students and 12 certificate-level students received their certificates from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
The Faculty of Multimedia and Broadcasting had 11 graduates with Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Digital Media, 30 diploma graduates and four certificate students.
Yesterday’s ceremony coincided with the launch of the college’s 11th Vibe event by the guest of honour.