On the 6th of April 2021, Yayasan Universiti Multimedia (YUM) hosted a ceremony to distribute tablets and laptops to eligible Multimedia University (MMU) students, as well as children of MMU and TM Malaysia. The laptops were purchased from a company Fix&Go: IT Specialist founded by Permata Dunia Mr. Azril Hanafi Bin Abdullah Sharwani. Mr Azril graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Data Communications and Networking) from the Faculty of Info Science & Technology, class of 2008. Present along with Mr. Azril, was another Permata Dunia Mr. Muhammad Shahrul Ikmar Bin Mustapha, who is also a senior manager at Fix&Go: IT Specialist. Mr. Shahrul graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Information Technology Management) from the Faculty of Info Science & Technology, class of 2008.
The event was organized to distribute a total of 168 tablets and laptops to eligible students in order to help ease their financial burden to buy equipment to continue their education. The electronic devices were bought from the support through zakat, donation and endowment of the public as well as Permata Dunia.
The event was initiated by Prof. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, the President and Chief Executive for Multimedia University who presented an interview video from the event which was aired online via social media and MMU Youtube channel. The event was held from 10AM to 12PM at the e-Gallery in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia.