Categories: Events

My AGM Experience

Ms Zeynalova Ayan, an Azerbaijan student at MDIS pursuing the Bachelor (Hons) Degree in Arts from School of Fashion Design, awarded by Nottingham Trent University shares her experience in attending the MDIS 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM), and her excitement in winning the first prize at the AGM lucky draw.

“I always knew that the Annual General Meeting would be held once a year, usually at the MDIS auditorium. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year it was held virtually and live streamed via zoom. My friends and I were very excited about watching it online.  

It was very interesting for us to hear updates on MDIS Tashkent in Uzbekistan and the construction of the new four-storey building to be completed by September 2020.   The expansion included the set-up of a financial training centre, multi-purpose hall, fashion laboratory, and additional classroom facilities that would allow MDIS Tashkent to accommodate another 3,000 new students on its campus. Owing to MDIS Tashkent’s popularity as the first choice university, each year applications for admission to MDIS Tashkent keeps increasing.  Last year the capacity was 300 and the number of applicants were 4,000. 

I was indeed elated to receive an email informing me that I had won the first prize in the AGM lucky draw. I was even more excited when I heard it was a 32GB iPad (gold colour), which I liked very much. Being a fashion designer, the iPad is very useful for my research and collection of fashion design photos.   It also helps me in preparing my mood boards as well as my photoshoot details.  I am able to create presentations and plan my whole working process using the iPad.

Thank you, MDIS for this opportunity and a great memory from MDIS! 😊”

Ayan Zeynalova

Published by
Ayan Zeynalova

Recent Posts

A Peek Into Dr Tham’s Life

Introducing a new series "A Peek Into" where we interview Head of Schools and Lecturers…

2 weeks ago

BA vs. BSc: Which Degree Is a Better Choice for You?

A BA degree consists of broader specializations and subjects, whereas a BSc concentrates on technical…

2 weeks ago

20% New Nurses in Singapore this year, why are more people taking up nursing?

The ageing population and the pandemic continue to drive the demand for trained healthcare professionals.…

2 weeks ago

6 Tips on finding a job through a Virtual Career Fair

Looking for a job in this COVID-19 economy can be daunting. From writing the perfect…

4 weeks ago

NDP 2021 Dance of the Nation

For Singapore’s 56th birthday, there will be a NDP 2021 Dance of the Nation video showcasing a compilation of…

4 weeks ago

The Timeline of Antibiotics

An antibiotic is a substance having the ability to inhibit or kill microorganisms, with a…

1 month ago