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  • Two new species of freshwater mussels discovered in Borneo

    A collaborative research project involving members of the Borneo Studies Network (BSN) has discovered a new genus and two new species of freshwater mussels in Borneo.

    Thursday, 09 September 2021

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  • UBD Ranks 233 in THE World University Rankings for Research Impact

    In the latest announcement from the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) has successfully maintained its last year’s position within the 351-400 band. UBD entered THE World University Rankings for the first time 2 years ago in the 401-500 band. This year, UBD also saw a significant rise and improvement in the impact and quality of research citations, moving from a world ranking of 311 in 2020, to 268 in 2021, and reaching a high of 233 in 2022. Progress was also observed in the number of publications per staff, doctorates awarded, number of international students, staff student ratio and industry income. The rankings place UBD among highly regarded and reputable universities worldwide. UBD is also ranked 4th in ASEAN after National University Singapore, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and Universiti Malaya in Malaysia.

    Wednesday, 08 September 2021

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  • UBD Freshers Week for August 2021 intake

    Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) welcomed a total of 1,057 students for the first intake of the 2021/2022 academic year during Freshers Week which began on 26th July at Chancellor Hall in UBD.

    Tuesday, 27 July 2021

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  • Varsity Run 2021 In Conjunction with His Majesty's 75th Birthday

    On the occasion of the 75th Birthday celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di- Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Chancellor of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU- SB), the universities co-organised a charity run, Varsity Run 2021.

    Sunday, 25 July 2021

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  • Plantastique Day Gathers Flora Enthusiasts

    Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) hosted the first "UBD Plantastique Day", an event aimed to encourage giving back to the university by contributing plants through the "Give a Plant to University". In addition, the event was also held to promote the UBD Botanical Research Centre (UBDBRC) and Simpur Herbal Café to the public.

    Monday, 12 July 2021

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