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Widad University College Vice Chancellor awarded Hon FACTM

Part of the audience during the award ceremony at the Widad University College Auditorium.

President Elect of ACTM Prof Peter Leggat (left), conferring the Honorary Fellowship to the Vice Chancellor Fellowship Award.

Widad University College is pleased to announce that its Vice Chancellor, Major General Prof Dato’ Dr Mohd Zin Bin Bidin was conferred the Honorary Fellowship ofthe Australasian College of Tropical Medicine(Hon FACTM) on 28 July 2015. This is in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of Tropical Medicine.

Major General Prof Dato’ Dr Mohd Zin Bin Bidin has been a Fellow of the ACTM since 1992 and sat in the executive council for four years. He studied Tropical Medicine at Mahidol University, Bangkok and obtained the Post Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) in 1990 and the Master of Science in Clinical Tropical Medicine (MScCTM) in 1991. He was honoured with the Mahidol University Tropical Medicine Outstanding Alumnus Award in 2012.

The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine has more than 600 members from about 30 countries and to date,there are only 12 recipients of the Honorary Fellowship awards worldwide.

Widad University College Vice Chancellor awarded the Education Leadership Award

The Vice Chancellor (right) receiving the trophy and citation.

Major General Prof Dato’ Dr Mohd Zin Bin Bidin has made Widad University College proud once again when the World Education Congress presented him with the “Asia’s Education Leadership Award", in recognition for his outstanding leadership and contributions in the field of higher education. This award is presented to individuals who have surpassed several levels of excellence and set an example of being a role model and exemplary leader in the field of higher education.

The trophy and the citation that have become the pride of Widad University College.

The Asia’s Education Excellence Awards are presented by World Education Congress, CMO Asia with CMO Council as its Strategic Partner and Stars of the Industry Group. The task of choosing the award winners was assigned to a global research cell comprising professionals from different parts of the world. The Jury met and identified the award winners.

Major General Prof Dato’ Dr Mohd Zin Bin Bidin received the award during the 6th Asia’s Education Excellence Awards ceremony at the Pan Pacific Marina Square, Singapore on 12 August 2015.