Fakulti Kewangan Antarabangsa Labuan (FKAL) submitted seven applications for the research category at the UMS Research and Innovation Competition (PEREKA 2017) which was held from 24 to 25 October 2017 at the Main Lecture Hall 2, Universiti Malaysia Sabah main campus.

Of 186 research presentations, FKAL secured four gold medals, a silver, and three bronze in this competition.

Remarkably, Lt. Colonel (PA) Associate Professor Dr. Norazah Mohd Suki bags three gold medals while another was won by Mr. Ricky.

The silver medal was secured by Mdm. Noor Zainab Tunggal, and three lecturers, Ms. Ooi Ai Yee, Mdm Noor Hassanah Husin, and Mr. Shariff Umar Shariff Abd Kadir, were awarded the bronze medal.