Source: New Sabah Times
The 8th annual European University (EU) Asia Commencement ceremony was held for the first time at Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
A total of 78 students received their Bachelor, Master and Doctorate diplomas from the President of EU, Dr. Dirk Craen. He said “expanding our program which is offered in Asia has been a priority for the past decade. This ceremony was another achievement from the students in accomplishing their goal and we look forward to see these newly 80 graduates on what they will do after graduating.” He also urged the graduates to listen more than speak and be more competitive in the global arena by being creators and innovators.
The event was officiated by the Director of Kota Kinabalu City Hall, Datuk Dr. Yeo Boon Hai. He emphasized to the new graduates of the importance to develop soft skills such as working philosophy, style and attitude as a self development, in order to survive in the field of employment.
Also present were the President cum CEO of the 3NOD Group and Committee Member of Shenzen’s Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from China, Dr. Liu-Zhi-Xiong and Senior Partner, TL Wong and Co, Malaysia and Director of Mihana Hotel Group from Japan, Dr. Wong Tat Loong. Both of them received Doctor Honoris Causa award for their contributions to Asian business and commerce.