Ex-students mark university’s 47th anniversary
KALBANA PERIMBANAYAGAM KUALA LUMPUR email@example.com
THERE was a time many people did not have faith in the newly established university. Some, in 1970, had even mocked the idea of a national university.
But today, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) marks its 47th anniversary with many remarkable academic and cocurricular achievements.
In a bid to commemorate the celebration, the New Straits Times caught up with a few of UKM’s pioneer batch of students in 1970, boasting in its ranks, among others, the first Malaysian woman chemist, Associate Professor