The 12th Convocation of SIMAD University was held at SIMAD University Main Campus on March 16, 2017. Dr. Hassan Badawi, the chairperson of Africa Muslim Agency and a member of SU Board of Trustees was the guest of honor at the Convocation Ceremony. More than 640 students have successfully finished from their undergraduate degrees. The graduates have completed programs including Business Administration, Accounting, Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Public Administration, Economics, and Law.
The Rector of SIMAD University, Dahir Hassan Abdi, first of all, addressed on the convocation. He welcomed the gathering and then congratulated to all the graduating students for this great achievement. He also encouraged the graduates to make use of the knowledge and skills to save the community and also to be good ambassadors of this University. Finally, the Rector inspired the graduates to engage continually with the University and to be part of the great SIMAD Family and share their spirit and developing ideas to the University.
Next, this was followed by Deans' call to the graduates, inviting them to come to the stage and then receive their graduation scrolls. Dr. Hassan Badawi, the Chairperson of Africa Muslim Agency and officially on behalf of the chairperson of SU Board of Trustees, Dr. Abdul Rahman Saleh Al-Muhailan conferred graduation scrolls to all graduates. Receiving the scrolls from the Chairperson was the touching moment for the students.
Finally, Dr. Hassan Badawi addressed on the convocation. He acknowledged to the parents and guardians for assisting the young people graduating today on their educational and life journey. The Chairperson then inspired graduates to have faith in themselves to contribute to the success within its borders and beyond.
This convocation almost becomes unique in the history of SIMAD University since for the first time the highest numbers of students are graduating and also the convocation was held at our pretty campus which has inspiring green and landscaping design. As a result, our graduates celebrated the occasion by throwing their graduation hats. Lastly, the event formally concluded the evening with inspiring celebrations with family and friends.
SIMAD University always dedicated to offering excellent teaching facilities and research opportunities. It has produced competent and professional graduates who can develop the nation. Our dreams have not only become reality but simply today's graduates are a living proof and it is an indication that the university is moving forward. Furthermore, this graduation underscores our conviction that these graduates will go out and impact their world in more ways than we could have ever imagined, by applying their talents and overall development of the nation.