81 Awarded University Medals, Book Prizes and Excellence Awards

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) honoured the achievements of its excellent students at the University Medal and Book Prize Awards Ceremony on 27th August 2022, held in conjunction with the recent 34th UBD Convocation Ceremony.

Presenting the awards was the Guest of Honour Yang Berhormat Pengiran Dato Seri Setia Shamhary Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Mustapha, Minister of Transport and Info Communications and Deputy Chairman of UBD Council. Also present was Vice Chancellor of UBD Dr Hazri Haji Kifle, principal officers and staff, sponsors as well as award recipients’ family members.

A total of 88 University Medals, Book Prizes, and Excellence Awards were presented to 81 students during the ceremony where Zheng Jia Hui received the Vice Chancellor’s Medal and 5 received the coveted University Silver Medal Award.

The Vice Chancellor’s Medal is awarded based on the recipient’s academic merits, significant contributions and achievements in extracurricular activities as well as for demonstrating exemplary leadership skills. This year’s recipient is a Brunei Government Scholar for international students from the People’s Republic of China. She successfully completed her Bachelor of Science (Biology) in 3 and a half years, graduating with 1st Class Honours. She also received the Book Prize for level 4000 and 5000 in Biology.

The University Silver Medals are presented to the best final year student from each bachelor degree. This year’s Silver Medalists were Zziwa Sulaimani, Chin Chiew Fong, Lim Huey Theeng, Ruvimbo Rita Nyawaya and Wong Yen Shin.

Amongst the recipients of the University Book Prizes, 13 students and 68 students from Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree programmes respectively received the prestigious award for their outstanding performance.

A student received the Book Prize for his outstanding performance in Melayu Islam Beraja (MIB). The recipient, Muhammad Danial Suhainin is from the Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Process Engineering) programme. In addition, Brunei LNG Sdn Bhd presented Excellence Awards to 3 recipients.

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