The Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Culinary Division of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management recently hosted a memorable Taylor's University Worldwide Alumni Reunion 2021. The event was held on 24th February 2021, the long-awaited first ever Online Taylor’s Worldwide Alumni Reunion 2021 has taken place. Due to the current epidemiological situation, for the first time in its history, an online soiree was conducted successfully with over 400 alumni connecting from across the world. This was officially launched by Vice Chancellor & President, Prof. Michael John Driscoll along with Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer, Prof. Dr. Pradeep Nair, the Faculty Management Team, Executive Dean, Prof. Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan and supported by the Head of Schools, Dr. Joaquim Dias Soeiro and Ms. Siti Ramadhaniatun Ismail; Director, Chef Frederic Raymond Cerchi and academics.
This annual session aimed to maintain our relationship and network with our precious alumni and provide key updates about the schools and the university. The memorable alumni event would not be possible without the leadership of Ms. Yong Yut Ho, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Administration and Ms. Choo Lai Yee, Head of Alumni & Community Engagement spearheading the alumni department at Taylor's University working closely with the respective Heads of School and Programme Directors.
The school proudly bestowed the “Distinguished Alumni Award” and “Outstanding Young Alumni Award” for their outstanding achievements. The Soiree was concluded with breakout session based on their respective field of studies for discussions and alumni activities that reminiscence of their study time. The alumni were given the opportunity to chit chat with the lecturers about the good times they spent in different campuses. The All-stars ‘Taylor’s Worldwide Alumni Reunion’ event was indeed a night of great networking for every Taylorian!!!