UBD Welcomes January 2021/2022 Freshers

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) organised the UBD Freshers' Week Opening Ceremony and Vice-Chancellor's Special Address on Monday, 3rd January, 2022 via online. The ceremony has welcomed a total of 356 students, which includes 172 undergraduates, 118 Masters, 172 PhD and 28 Unibridge students for January 2021/2022 intake.

Attending the ceremony were Yang Mulia Pengiran Dr Mohamad Iskandar bin Pengiran Haji Petra, Acting Vice-Chancellor of UBD, Senior Management Team, Staff, Students and their parents.

Prior to the opening ceremony, Pre-Freshers Week' was held from 18th December 2021 to 3rd January 2022. New students were required to complete their registration, payment of fees and purchase of insurance coverage.

The new students will continue their briefings for four days from 4th to 6th & 8th January, 2022 via CANVAS, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Among the important live sessions are Brunei Government Scholarship, Faculty Briefing, Module Registration & Examinations, etc. The event will be also filled with religious talks such as Quranic Journey and Bicara Ulum.

They will be also be given a Sexual Harassment Awareness Talk delivered by DSP Dayang Norkhatijah binti Haji Zainal, Acting Head of Royal Brunei Police Force's (RBPF) Women and Children Abuse Investigation Unit and HIV Awareness Programme for Peers & Youth (Happy Programme) organised by Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad, Member of the Legislative Council and the President of Brunei Darussalam AIDS Council.

Freshers Week will end with a Bicara Ulum and Doa Selamat via Online Live in the afternoon of 8th January, 2022.

UBD Freshers' Week is an event organised by the Student Affairs Section before the start of a new semester, dedicated to welcome all first-year undergraduates as well as graduate students to the UBD community.

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