The 14th Convocation of SIMAD University was held at SIMAD University Main Campus on September 06, 2018. Member from SU board of trustees including Chairman of board Dr. Abdirahman Salah Maheilan, Deputy Chairman of the board Mr. Mohamed Al-qamis, and Director of Direct Aid office-Somalia and member of SU board Hassan Ahmed Badawi, were the guests of honor at the Convocation. 558 students have successfully finished their undergraduate degrees. The graduates have completed programs including Math and physics, Biochemistry, Statistics, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Public Administration, procurement and Logistics, Economics, Law, and Telecommunication Engineering.
SU Rector Ustad Dahir Hassan Arab has opened the ceremony and welcomed all the guests, He extended his thanksgiving to the graduation committee and SU staff at large and handed the microphone to Dr. Maheilan who conferred the scrolls to all the graduates.
This was followed by Deans’ call to the graduates, inviting them to come to the stage and then receive their graduation scrolls from Dr. Maheilan who is the chairman of the SU board of trustees. Receiving the scrolls from the chairman was the touching moment for the graduating students.
Dr. Abdirahman Salah Maheilan who spoke at the end of the ceremony congratulated to all graduates, he also confessed that he is happy to attend this graduation. “SIMAD University is one of the leading universities in East Africa and their first alumni have already made a positive impact on the society,” he said. He appreciated how the graduates and their management are connected and worked together during the journey and urged them to continue the good work.
For the first time, Students who completed the logistics and procurement department and Telecommunication Engineering department were among yesterday’s graduates.
In the end, the graduating students and their family and friends, as well as their lecturers have celebrated in the green campus of the university and took beautiful shots which roamed on social media.
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 yesterday’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.
Congratulations to the class of 2018 for the mission accomplished.