Deputy VC UKM awarded as Education Personality of the Year Award by Australian High Commission

MONDAY, 04 OCTOBER 2010 16:54

By Abdul Ghani Nasir

BANGI, 4 Oct., 2010 – UKM’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Industry and Community Partnerships), Profesor Dr Saran Gill Kaur was recently honoured by the Australian High Commission in Malaysia to receive its inaugural Education Personality of the Year  Award.

The award was started this year to give recognition to a Malaysian who has made significant contributions to the Australia-Malaysia education relationship.

The award was given at the Australian Alumni Gala Dinner hosted by the High Commission at the KL Convention Centre on Friday Oct 1.

The Trade Commission said in a statement that it reviewed a shortlisted list of nominations over the past forthnight and selected Prof. Dr Saran Kaur for her  “passion and commitment  to the student mobility programme and her contributions to higher education”.

Prof Dr Saran said it was an honour for UKM while personally she felt very privileged to be so honoured.