83 per cent of USIM graduates employed

Last update: 19/11/2019

NILAI, Nov 19  -- Eighty-three per cent of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) graduates of various courses, have gained employment according to the institution's 2019 graduate employability data.

Deputy vice-chancellor (academic and international) Prof Dr Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman said this was an indication that USIM graduates were well-received in industry.

He added that as part of efforts to increase the marketability of its students, the university was ensuring that its academics were highly qualified and able to provide the best learning experience to students.

Abdul Rahim explained that some USIM lecturers were also involved in industry and in this connection, the university intends to facilitate cooperation between the university and the private sector, and will also invite captains of industry to USIM for sharing sessions with students and lecturers.

He was speaking to reporters today about the university's 17th convocation ceremony scheduled to be held next Tuesday.

A total of 2,629 graduates of diploma, undergraduate and graduate studies will receive their awards at the convocation - this number will include a pioneer batch of 50 Islamic banking and finance undergraduates.

-- BERNAMA