Expert at time management
parents felt the environment is very safe and are very happy that there is secure accommodation on campus,” she explains.
She chose Accounting and Finance as her degree as it is related to the field of risk management, the area she hopes to work in later on.
Jhurry only has positive things to say about her lecturers who have been “extremely friendly and helpful”.
In fact, she credits their efforts and continued encouragement as being key to her academic success (she scored a near-perfect CGPA of 3.9 in her first year).
When asked about how she juggles her studies and her extremely packed extracurricular calendar, she smiles and says it is simply a matter of prioritising.
“I compile a timetable and make sure all the important assignments are done before I do anything else. Besides, I can’t enjoy myself in other activities knowing that there is homework or studying to be done,” she says.
Jhurry plans to do her best to secure a first class honours degree and to get some work experience.
She plans to work for a couple of years before pursuing a Master’s degree in Actuarial Science.
As advice to future university students, she believes that by focusing one’s mind, any obstacle can be overcome and any goal can be achieved. Looking at her glowing curricular vitae, she is indeed proof that anything is indeed possible.
Graduates from Nilai U’s Accounting and Finance degree will be entitled to seven to eight paper exemptions from professional accounting organisations such as CIMA, ACCA and ICAEW examinations.
Jhurry: ‘The cost of living here in Malaysia is much more affordable compared to the UK.’