Aston University hosts campus reunion for Malaysian alumni

Aston University hosts campus reunion for Malaysian alumni

May 18, 20232 min read

A group of Malaysian alumni visited Aston University for a special reunion with the University alumni team on 4 May.

During the visit, the Malaysian alumni group enjoyed a variety of activities, including meeting with the alumni relations and development team. The group was also taken on a campus tour, which included visits to the library and the Students' Union building which opened in May 2019.

Whilst touring the campus the alumni group had the opportunity to meet with faculty members and learn about the latest research being conducted at Aston University. They also had the chance to catch up with old friends, reminisce about their time at the University and share stories about their current work and lives.

Professor Aleks Subic, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Aston University, said: "We were delighted to welcome our Malaysian alumni back to campus and hear about their experiences since graduation.

“Our alumni are an important part of our University community, and we are proud of their achievements and contributions to economies and societies worldwide. We are committed to building strong relationships with our alumni networks around the world."

The group of Malaysian alumni included graduates of the University who have gone on to hold executive positions in different industries:

  • Tan Sri Al Amin, chairman of SME Corporation Malaysia, a government agency for the development and enhancement of SMEs
  • Datuk Mustaza, a retired former CEO of Senai Desaru Expressway Berhad
  • Datuk Adnan, chairman of the board of directors of RPM Engineers Sdn Bhd
  • Ir Abdul Rashid Haron, technical director of Transafe Consult Sdn Bhd
  • Dr Wan Maimun, president of Wanita Industri Binaan Malaysia, a company that aims to facilitate the participation and success of women in the Malaysian construction industry.

Kerrie Holland, executive director of alumni relations and development at Aston University, said: "It was fantastic to see so many alumni returning to campus, catching up with old friends, and sharing their stories. We look forward to seeing them again soon, either on campus or at one of our alumni events."

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