University of Nottingham Malaysia

Seven Alumni awarded Vice Chancellor Medal 2020


Seven alumni of the University of Nottingham Malaysia were recently announced as the winners of the Vice Chancellor Medal 2020.

The seven individuals were Nadia Nadine Mohamad Shaharul, Fatima Tayeb, Aiman Aqil Asri Afendi, Ankita Saigal, Mohammad Uqail bin Esa @ Mohamed Eddieham, Hawwa Nusaiba Mohamed and Sara Sidiqqi, who graduated from the University in July 2020.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2020 is awarded to students and staff for their excellent achievement. Any student or staff across the three campuses in the UK, China or Malaysia can be nominated as long as they meet the required criteria.

The winners should have achieved exceptional achievement in any arena; contributed to the advancing of equality, diversity and inclusion in University life; have carried out notable endeavours that have made a difference to the University; have made a substantive contribution that has enhanced the reputation of the University of Nottingham; were involved in an activity that positively impacted the students, staff or local community; or an individual achievement or sustained achievement over a period of time.

The other student winners this year were Hasan Al-Akraa Mohamad, Geerthanaa Santhiran, Muhammad Rehhahn Daniel Tudball, Yap Jing Ying, Apurav Krishna Koyande, Chia Shir Reen, Omar Ashraf El Far, Wong Xin Yi, Amirah Qistina Binti Hazrin, Yew Guo Yong, Denesh Sooriamoorthy and Bernice Han Ziao En.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Shearer West congratulated each of this year’s winners:

“Across a particularly challenging year, it is extremely heartening to see so many colleagues’ and students’ exceptional contributions to our own community and those around us.

“This year’s winners represent every aspect of the quality, talent and commitment to be found at Nottingham – from research breakthroughs, to support for our students, to our response to the impact of the coronavirus.

“I am very proud of the achievements of all of our winners, who have now joined a prestigious cohort of students and staff whose achievements and service have been outstanding.”

Full list of recipients in the University of Nottingham Tri Campus announcement here.
Posted on 14th October 2020

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