Centre for Alumni wrapped up the year 2020 with its Alumni Talk Season Finale on 17 December 2020. The season finale celebrated the special alliances of 4 Government Linked Universities (GLU) comprising of Multimedia University (MMU), Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP),Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL), and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN).
The event featured MMU’s very own Permata Dunia, Adjunct Professor Dato Dr. Nazri Khan as speaker and Mr. Muhammad Hazwan Hussein as moderator accompanied by Ms. Lim Chia Wei from UTP, Mr. Mohamad Hanif Shamsuri from UniKL and Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Khalil form UNITEN, all renowned influencers and changemakers in their respective areas. Adjunct Professor Dato Dr. Nazri Khan has a Ph.D. in Management from the Faculty of Management, Class of 2010 while Mr. Hazwan has a degree in Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) from the same faculty, Class of 2014.
Under the theme Youth Nation Alumni Network, the audience from various walks of life were given a chance to get up, close and personal with the alumni and get tips on how to persist in the New Normal despite all odds. The speakers shared their insights on an interesting topic on “Influencers of Change: What’s next for 2021” which include tips on how to face challenges as we move into the year 2021. They also encouraged the alumni to network among themselves within all four GLUs to leverage across different expertise and industries.
The event, which had successfully garnered 4.5k viewers on Permata Dunia Facebook page within 3 days, marks the beginning of GLU alumni network and signals the way forward into 2021.