On the 25th of March 2017, two students from the University of Malaya Law Faculty, Vinodhan Kuppusamy (3rd Year Law) and Leeroy Ting Kah Sing (3rd Year Law) were awarded the 'Penghargaan Khas Ketua Pengarah Pendidikan Tinggi' Award by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education during the annual 'Tokoh Anugerah Siswa' award ceremony, an initiative by the Ministry to give recognition to top students from Public Universities across the country based on both their academic and extracurricular achievements. This year’s edition was held in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Baharu
The University of Malaya Team posing for a group photo with their winnings. (From Left: Mr. Raphael Kok, Marcus Lee, Yeap Yee Lin, Ashley Tay, Lam Huan Qi, Loh Jing Rou, Loh Heng Yeong and Mr. Manley Stewart)
Representatives from University of Malaya’s Faculty of Law emerged as Champions of the inaugural Cyber Law Moot Competition (CLMC 2017) organized by the International Islamic University Malaysia’s Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyah of Laws (AIKOL) in collaboration with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).