Sep 8 2020

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) celebrated Class of 2020 as 92 medical students graduated as doctors in a virtual conferring ceremony on the 5th of September 2020.

The ceremony was held on a virtual platform in response to the current situation due to COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) outlined by the Malaysian government.

Among the prize winners for this year was Melvinder Singh, the recipient of Penang Medical Practitioner’s Society’s Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Book Prize for Best All-Round Student. Melvinder’s inspiration to pursue a career in Medicine was sparked by his parents who were doctors as well. It was through his parents’ journey, he realised that being a doctor is a noble profession entrusted with the greatest responsibility which is human life.

“I hope to be able to constantly find ways to improve myself – to not just be a fine doctor but, a responsible member of the community as well,” said the freshly-conferred doctor.

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