By: Patrick Beech
It was a historic moment at Universiti Sains Malaysia's (USM) recent 60th convocation in Penang when three pairs of identical twins were among those who received their scrolls.
The twins are Dhika Marzuki and Dhifa Marzuki, 24; Nuranis Qhaleeda Ahmad Pesal and Nuranis Qhaleezah Ahmad Pesal, 23; and J. Kalaaivahnny and J. Kalaaiveyhny, 23.
The twins pose with their scrolls after the graduation
Dhika and Dhifa graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Housing, Building and Planning), while Nuranis Qhaleeda, Nuranis Qhaleezah, Kalaaivahnny and Kalaaiveyhny obtained a Bachelor of Accounting.
Dhika Marzuki and Dhifa Marzuki, 24
Dhifa and Dhika both work as land surveyors in Cyberjaya and they have never been apart and always done everything together.
"We grew up together, studied together and even graduated from the same course. The only difference is that my CGPA is 3.45, while Dhifa's is 3.44," said Dhika.
As for Nuranis Qhaleeda and Nuranis Qhaleezah, they are currently working at EY Penang as tax and audit associates and both aspire to be accountants.
Nuranis Qhaleeda Ahmad Pesal and Nuranis Qhaleezah Ahmad Pesal, 23
Nuranis Qhaleeda said she and her sister owed their success to their parents, lecturers and friends.
Kalaaivahnny and Kalaaiveyhny, who are still looking for jobs, also credited their parents, lecturers and friends for their success.