UBD to highlight offerings at expo

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UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) will be participating in Higher Education Expo 2016 at BRIDEX Hall in Jerudong.

Organised by the Scholarship Section and Higher Education Section of the Ministry of Education, the expo will be held from February 13-14 from 8am to 5.30pm.

UBD welcomes the public to explore its educational programmes and academic opportunities as it prepares to usher in a new stream of students for the next semester in July, it said in a press release.

The expo will feature representatives from various government and private education institutions showcasing the diversity of programmes, higher education and professional training opportunities available for students.

During the expo, UBD will highlight its GenNEXT undergraduate programmes, Discovery Year programme, entrepreneurship initiatives and research opportunities available at the university.

The GenNEXT Programme is UBD’s flagship programme designed for students to excel according to their individual learning styles. Its GenNEXT undergraduate programmes offer Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering degrees.

Individuals wishing to pursue higher education are encouraged to speak with programme leaders, faculty members and current students at the event on their expectations and academic experience.

Those interested in pursuing graduate studies may opt for the Master’s by Research or Coursework and PhD studies in various disciplines such as Policy Studies, Public Health, Petroleum Geoscience, Environmental Management and Humanities.

Individuals interested in graduate studies can also obtain more information at the expo on financial aid with the Graduate Research Scholarship.

Those who wish to enrol in UBD under a government scholarship can also receive guidance at the expo from the Ministry of Education on the HECAS application.

During the expo, UBD will also hold on-campus activities as part of its efforts to promote student life and activities as well as the programmes.

Visitors will also get a chance to discover more about UBD and its range of interesting activities arranged by the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Integrated Technologies.

The Brunei Times