WARSAW: Hard work has duly paid off for Malaysian medical student Dr Nor Syahairah Mohd Nor Norul who received the Golden Graduation laureate for academic excellence and outstanding achievement from the Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.
She emerged as best medical student among more than 70 international students from the European Union, Middle East countries and Malaysia.
Two other Malaysian students, Dr Nur Aini Sharkhan and Dr Mohamad Amirul Akram Mashum were also among the top achievers.
Warsaw Medical University Rector, Prof Dr Miiroslaqw Wieglos, who is also a member of the Polish Academy of Medical Sciences affirmed that three Malaysian medical students were among the top 10 scorers, with the gold medal going to Dr Nor Syahairah.
“This means that for all the six years of studying, these students continued scoring high marks,” he said.
The award presentation ceremony was also attended by Malaysian ambassador to Poland, Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin and Frankfurt-based Mara director Ahmad Fadhli Mohd Naim.
Fadil, in congratulating the trio, also commended the seven Malaysian students in the same batch for completing their medical degrees.
He described their achievement as a pride for Malaysia and a reflection of the country’s preparation for the National Transformation 2050 (TN50).
Meanwhile, Fadhli said the 10 students were the first batch to graduate at Warsaw Medical University under Mara sponsorship.The second batch of 21 are expected to graduate next year.
Dr Nor Syahirah completed her International Baccalaureate programme at Mara Preparatory College, Seremban in 2009 before pursuing medical studies in Warsaw.