The award was presented to the founder and president of the university Tan Sri Dr Lim Kok Wing by The BrandLaureate World President DrKKJohan, in conjunction with Malaysia’s International Cultural festival 2019, held at the Cyberjaya campus on September 19, 2019.
Also present on stage were Dato’ Tiffanee Marie Lim, the daughter of Tan Sri Dato’ Lim Kok Wing and Pahang’s Tengku Abdul Rahman Sultan Ahmad Shah, also known as Tengku Fahd.
It was a grand celebration witnessed by thousands of international students from 130 countries followed by a colorful and energetic song-and-dance performance by the various student groups at the vibrant and colorful event.
Established since 1991, with the motto Driving Innovation for Education, Limkokwing University is a global education institution that emphasizes on creativity and innovation. It’s innovative brand of creative education merges the best of East and West. There are currently more than 30,000 students studying in Limkokwing University’s 14 campuses in Asia, Africa and Europe, which makes it an education hub and melting pot for cultural exchange.
Earlier during his speech, Tengku Fahd praised the event for being able to gather so many people from various nationalities and cultures. He said: “The theme of the festival – ‘Peace is Possible’ is relevant at this time when the world is divided by culture, nationality, and religion.
“Limkokwing is an example of what we can do when we come together. So work together, help each other and remember that we are all part of the global community,” he added.