Recipient of 7 Dean’s List Awards, Nurul Nadiah receives 2 Excellence Awards
By: NUR SA'ADATUL AFZAN JUSOH, CORPORATE COMMUNICATION DIVISION
Nurul Nadiah Abdul Halim, a graduate of Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Natural Resources, really made her parents proud when she obtained the Dean's Award for seven consecutive semesters.
She is the eldest daughter of Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid and Hayati Mohd Yusoff and she has a philosophy to do the best in anything and become a person who can contribute to the nation.
Her secrets of excellence are early preparation, ask diligently, be resourceful, committed, focused and leave the rest to Allah.
She was chosen to receive the UMP Holdings Sdn. Bhd. Excellence Award and Matahari Srikandi Award during the 14th UMP Convocation Ceremony recently.
Nurul Nadiah actively participated in co-curricular activities. She held the position of Vice-President for Earth Week 2018 programme and Lanjuran Interaksi with EOSH Secretariate USM 2017.
She loves volunteering work and involved as a volunteer in Bank Rakyat Sports Carnival, Program Koi Sayang Alam Sekitar (I Love the Environment) and Replanting Forest Trees Programme with Bera District Phase 5.
She also joined research competition such as Creation, Innovation, Technology & Research Exposition (CITREx), International Festival of Innovation on Green Technology & Ideas (i-FINOG) and International Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX).
“My proudest achievement was when my team and I managed to bag a gold medal in CITREx 2019.
“We sent two projects and the other project won a bronze medal. All the efforts and hard work of all the team members have been very valuable,” she said.
She is currently working as a civil and structural engineer at a consulting firm in Kuantan.
Nadiah also aspires to pursue her study in the future.