The Aga Khan University held its 30th Convocation ceremony in Pakistan on Sunday, December 3, 2017. During the ceremony, a total of 360 students were awarded the degrees and diplomas. The Governor of Sindh, Pakistan, Mr Muhammad Zubair was the Chief Guest of the ceremony.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery conferred 169 degrees, of which 11 were Master of Science in Nursing and 158 Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
The Medical College awarded 145 degrees and diplomas, 13 students received Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 22 Master of Science in Health Policy and Management, 5 Master of Health Professions Education, and 91 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees whereas three students received Advanced Diploma in Health Professions Education and 11 Diploma in Dental Hygiene.
The Institute for Educational Development conferred 12 Master of Philosophy in Education and 22 Master of Education degrees.
Valedictorian Ramlah Nadeem, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery addressed the graduands.
During this ceremony, 12 students, who had completed their Master of Arts in Muslim Cultures programme at University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations in London, also received their degrees.
The University also recognised the high achievers. In Medical College, Mujtaba Mubashir of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme was announced as the recipient of the Best Graduate Award for achieving the highest aggregate score in the Certifying Examinations throughout the five-year MBBS programme and the recipient of the Medical College’s Gold Medal for achieving the highest aggregates score in all four Certifying Examinations. In the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Amyna Ismail was the recipient of the Best Graduate Award for achieving the highest CGPA among the graduating classes in the BScN and Post-RN BScN programmes.