His Royal Highness the Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail graced the 45th Convocation of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) yesterday. Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin is also the Chancellor of USM. In this year, 941 graduates received their scrolls in the ceremony which started yesterday. In this year session, 2 person received the honourary degree and Professor Emeritus title, 710 received their doctorates and master's degrees and 229 received the Bachelor's Degrees.
USM crystallography expert, Prof Fun Hoong Kun and the distinguished pioneer of distance education, Tan Sri Professor Emeritus Gajaraj Dhanarajan would be conferred with the Honourary Doctorate of Education and the title of Professor Emeritus.