Application Process

Application documents can be emailed to the Director of Global Relations at

Application Phase 1

  1. Email the completed application form (please click here)
  2. Email latest complete CV.
  3. Email a clear scanned copy of passport photo page;

Application Phase 2 (After Accepted by Faculty/Institute/Centre/Office in UBD)

  1. Email a copy of completed medical check (please click here)

Application Phase 3 (After Medical Check Passed)

  1. Email a copy of medical insurance valid in Brunei for duration of internship in UBD.
  2. Email a copy of flight itinerary.
  3. Email completed accommodation form.

Pre-Arrival Visa Agreement and Student Registratoin


UBD will process a visa-on-arrival for all internship students.

  1. Email a clear scanned copy of passport photo page and copy of medical insurance at least one month in advance of arrival.
  2. Upon arrival, the International Students Coordinator will endorse the visa-on-arrival and convert it to a student visa within two weeks. Please make an appointment to International Students Coordinator ( immediately after you have arrived in UBD.
  3. Once their studies have ended in UBD, all internship/non-graduating students must cancel the student visa at least two (2) weeks prior to leaving the university. Please make an appointment to see International Students Coordinator ( no less than two (2) weeks prior to planned departure date.

Student Registration

  1. A copy of UBD acceptance letter
  2. A copy of passport photo page
  3. 2 x passport-size photos (with blue background)
  4. A copy of medical insurance
  5. A copy of medical check or health declaration form


Airport Transfer

Global Relations Office will arrange complimentary airport transfer for all exchange/non-graduating students within working hours and working days (Monday to Thursday, Saturday, 7.45am to 4.30pm), subject to availability (excluding public holidays). For arrivals outside working days and hours, students can hire a taxi from the airport/port directly to UBD’s Core Residential College. Whenever possible, UBD student ambassadors will be at the airport to welcome internship/non-graduating students.


UBD Global Relations Office will assist in booking on-campus accommodation for all internship/non-graduating students, subject to availability, at the Core Residential College.

The Core Residential College consists of self-contained single-gender apartments. Each apartment is fully air-conditioned with 5 single-gender bedrooms with desk and wardrobe, shared kitchen, shared living space and shared bathroom as well as washing machine. Rental is BND250 per month (utilities included).

To apply for accommodation, please return the accommodation form at least one month prior to arrival in Brunei.

Fees and Living Cost

Fees and Expenses

  1. Internship students are required to pay a Registration Fee of BND20 (for internships up to 6 months) or BND100 (for internships up to one year).
  2. All other expenses (including accommodation) will be borne by the student.

Estimated Living Cost

USD$300 to USD$600 per month for living expenses (excluding accommodation costs).
USD$1 = BND$1.36 (as of 23 July 2019, subject to change thereafter).

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