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SOASC Enterpernership day 31st October 2010

In a bid to expose students on entrepreneurship as well as educating them in the world of business the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Collage announced that an Entrepreneur day will be held on Sunday 31st October 2010 at SOAS collage compounds in the capital.

Some of the students who are in the program have worked  hard in the program. The Collage has organised several field trips and visits to companies as well as handicraft centres, in the bid to stimulate and motivate the students to create their own handiwork such as copper tooling, and handicrafts.

Deputy Principal Hj Roslan said that the entrepreneurship day will give students a perspective of real life, where their hard work are rewarded, by  prospective clients who not only will buy their products but also will give their own comments it.

He explained that the event is organised by SOAS collage and the Parent teacher Association where 15% of booth rentals will go towards KACA.

‘We’ve already got support from the rumah panjang kg Mendaram Labi2 Kuala Belait, as well as the Prison Department in showcasing their handicraft. The park and recreation department (JASTRE) will also promote the use of recycling bag and reduce the use of plastic bags during the day,’ he said.

Other activities will also include colouring contests and ‘I want to be a DJ’ competition. The public are welcome to join in the fun, where it is hoped that the entrepreneurship day of SOAS Collage will be a boon for the students and associated parties to be more involved in the Collage’s activities as well as promote enterpeurnship skills amongst students and vendors alike.

He emphasized that the proceeds will go towards the students fund to enhance the existing entrepreneur projects, as well as towards the pre vocational projects such as the pra vok cafe, the canvas fisheries and several other projects designed to help students develop their creativity and entrepreneurship skills.

Meanwhile he urged existing vendors who have already applied for booths to return the registration forms complete with the payment as soon as possible, he also said that any interested vendors may still apply for a booth and to contact Collage administration: 2242249.

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UBD Physical Education studentes honoured


The success achieved by the university must be viewed as a collective achievement for all, where we must be proud of the success no matter how small. Behind the achievement is a sense of accomplishment and sows the cooperation and teamwork of graduates and lecturers in the university.

This was stated by the Deputy Dekan for UBD  student welfares, Dr Hj Ramli bin Tingkong during is opening speech at the Physical Education Awards ceremony held at University Brunei Darussalam’s Multi Purpose hall.

He said that to be a successful  graduate they must not only obtain knowledge but also must have a high commitment with good ethics such as honesty, humble, helpful, and also be willing to help. With these ethics students will be able to have a sense of responsibility to ensure the university’s success and not just their own.

He also touched upon sports and education, where he said that graduates have sacrificed, blood, seat and tears to put UBD on the map and ensured the good reputation of the university will always be on top. These graduates will never be forgotten.

Graduates are encouraged to participate in sports activity where through the sports recreation they will be able to foster closer relations and enhance their level of fitness and health. Sports and education are linked with each other he said.

He explained that studies have shown that sports has been able to help boost the level of education and not vice versa, where sports does not hinder the pursuit of knowledge. In fact, through sports it helps stimulate the mind and the body, when the body is fit and health, the mind is also healthy and stong.

During the ceremony Four were presented awards for obtaining 1st class honours in their respective degrees, while 5 were presented with the best academic achievement. In total 18 graduates were presented with awards for their achievements and contribution to the university

Malay version


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Jummat 22 Oktober –  Sesuatu kejayaan yand dicapai oleh Universiti perlu dianggap sebagai kejayaan bersama, yang mana kita perlu berasa bangga apabila kita dapat mencapai sesuatu kejayaan walaupun kecil kerana di sebalik kejayaan itu kita telah menyemai perasaan saling memerlukan dan saling membantu.

Perkara tersebut telah dinyatakan oleh Timbalan Dekan Hal Ehwal Pelajar Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Dr Hj Ramli bin Tingkong semasa ucapan alu-aluannya di Majlis malam anugerah pendidikan jasmani 2010, di dewan serbaguna UBD.

Beliau mengatakan bahawa seseorang mahasiswa yang cemerlang selian dari berilmy dan mempunyai komitmen yang tinggi dalam sesuatu perkara juga perlu mempunyai sifat-sifat peribadi yang mulia.

Etika mulia seperti amanah, jujur, tidak mementingkan diri sendiri dan bantu membantu perlu dihayati oleh semua mahasiswa apabila kita saling berkerjasama.

Katanya, dengan cara ini kita akan dapat melahirkan perasaan bertanggungjawab untuk membawa kecemerlangan university secara kolektif. Kejayaan university bukanlah kejayan secara peribadi. Kejayaan yang kita raih perlu dikongsi secara bersama.

Beliau mengulas bahawa kita perlu mengubah minda dan sikap untuk melakukan sesuatu perkara dengan tekun dan bersungguh-sunggu bagi mengejar kegemilangan sama ada pada peringkat Negara mahupun antarabangsa.

Para mahasiswa-mahasiswi perlu mempunyai sikap dan budaya prestasi tinggi dalam semua bidang. Budaya perstasi tinggi ini perlu ditunjukkan dalam pencapain akademik, sukan kepimpinan dan apa sahaja yang diceburi, dengan cara ini kita tidak sahaja akan berada pada tahap kecemerrlangan tetapi lebih dari itu, iaitu mencipta kegemilangan dan seterusnya menjadikan UBD  atau sekolah kita sebagai university atau sekolah yang terbilang dan terkemuka.

Dr Hj Ramli juga menyentuh mengenai sukan dan pelajaran, yang mana beliau menjelaskan bahawa pengorbanan para atlet berjujang menaikkan nama diri dan university tidak mungkin dapat dilupakan. Begitu juga penglibatan mahasiswa dalam bidang sukan di university sering dikaikan dengan pencapain akademik merek dalam setiap peperiksaan yang dijalankan.

Malah Mahasiswa seharusukan digalakkan untuk bergiat aktif dalam aktiviti sukan dan rekreasi semasa di university, kerana ia akan memberi kebaikan kapada kesihatan, dan pada yang sama ia tidak menjejaskan prestasi pelajaran.

Malah faktor bersukan bukanlah  penyebab kepada kemerosotan pencapain akademik tetapi terdapat kaftor-faktor lain yang memperngaruhi prestasi akademik seperti tidak dapat mengikuti pelajaran yang berkesan, tiada kumpulan belajar, malu bertanya kepada pensyarah dan kawan, dan lain=lain sebab lagi.

Katanya sukan bukan sahaja mampu mempertingatkan tahap kesihatan tetapi telah menjadi wadah untuk mengukuhkan ikatan persaudaraan dan silaturahim. Dengan persefahaman dan kerjasama yang dipupuk melalui penyertaan dalam sukan yang tidak mengira latar belakang bangsa dan agama, telah berjaya membentuk kita menjadi satu bangsa Brunei yang progresif dan meningkatkan lagi perpaduan di kalangan rakyat berbilang kaum.

Semasa majlis malam anugerah pendidikan jasmani 2010, seramai  18 mahasiswa-mahasiswi telah diraikan  yang mana anugerah  yang telah diberikan kepada mahasiswa-mahasiswi yang telah berjaya menonjolkan diri baik dari segi akademik mahupun non akademik didalam dan luar kampus di sepanjang pengajian mereka di Universiti Brunei Darussalam

 

Fifteen special needs students and their teachers from the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Collage, Prevocational program, were given a special movie treat courtesy of Mvision cinemas at the Empire cinema.

Mvision cinemas management said that this is one way that the cinemas can give back to the community, by providing wholesome entertainment to special groups of people in the country

The movie underlines the concept of friendship, and commradship as well as courage and valour in facing overwhelming odds, where through teamwork and cooperation as well as support from family and friends, we can do anything we set our minds to.

The movie was a great way to insert these concepts to the students, we thank our host, the Empire cinema to for their generous contribution, and sheding a happy smile for the prevocational students in SOAS collage, said Sirazuddin, home room teacher.

He said that pre vocational students comprises of students with down syndroms, autism, as well as other special needs. In the program the students are given life activities to help them develop their life skills as well as enhancing their knowledge and confidence in dealing with everyday life.

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SOASC special needs students given a special treat

Fifteen special needs students and their teachers from the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Collage, Prevocational program, were given a special movie treat courtesy of Mvision cinemas at the Empire cinema.

Mvision cinemas management said that this is one way that the cinemas can give back to the community, by providing wholesome entertainment to special groups of people in the country

The movie underlines the concept of friendship, and commradship as well as courage and valour in facing overwhelming odds, where through teamwork and cooperation as well as support from family and friends, we can do anything we set our minds to.

The movie was a great way to insert these concepts to the students, we thank our host, the Empire cinema to for their generous contribution, and sheding a happy smile for the prevocational students in SOAS collage, said Sirazuddin, home room teacher.

He said that pre vocational students comprises of students with down syndroms, autism, as well as other special needs. In the program the students are given life activities to help them develop their life skills as well as enhancing their knowledge and confidence in dealing with everyday life.

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STPRI students drug education initiative

In order to give exposure and awareness on the dangers of drug abuse and smoking, the Raja Isteri Girls High School (STPRI), had held a competition specifically for the students of STPRI entitiled (Students active without drugs).

The competition was the brainchild of 5 year 9 students who had taken part in the national anti drugs and smoking campaign held earlier this year.

According to the chairperson of the event, 14 year old, Wardahtul Azimah bte Haslin, by holding a competition for the school, they are able to pass down the knowledge of what they have learnt through the national anti drugs campaign.

She said that they are able to expose students on the dangers of drugs and smoking through a poster design competition as well as a poem competition themed ‘Students active without drugs’.

She had explained that the idea of holding such competition for the school struck when the five of them (dubbed the A Team) worked together on the national campaign for anti drugs and smoking where each schools were to come up with their own unique poster design and exhibition to showcase during the opening of the campaign.

The idea was brought to their teacher which was later embraced by the school’s administration and the Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

Yesterday’s prize presentation ceremony were presented to the winners of the competitions by the PTA Chairman , Hj Hasnanai bin Hj Abdul Rahaman.

STPRI Deputy Principal Pg YYusof Pg Hj Mahsyor said that it was good to see students taken an active role in promoting awareness about the dangers of drug abuse and smoking, where through their initiative they are able to create a great response to the activities that they had planned and chaired.

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SOASC hold 2 in one event

Still in the hari raya fever, the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien collage (SOASC) yesterday held a Hari Raya celebration for teachers and students. The celebration had also included a teacher’s appreciation day, in conjunction with the Teachers day celebration.

Teachers and students were given performances by SOASC students for the hari raya, and a special performance for teachers, where students had dedicate a tribute to their teachers for their commitment and outstanding devotion to their subjects

Three teachers were honoured with the Special Teachers award for their dedication and outstanding commitment to their subjects and students. The recipients were Science Head of Department Jenny Tan Feng Leng, English teacher, Kim Evelyn Geddes and English and Food and Nutrition teacher, Hjh Siti Norahamiah Hj Ahmad.

Meanwhile the Hari Raya celebration kicked off with an outstanding scene. Over a thousand and four hundred students had queued up and paid their respects as well as seeking forgiveness to the 136 SOASC teachers. In the hari raya spirit as well as the Malay tradition and customs, the students shooked and kissed the hands of their teachers, honouring them and showing them respect.

Some of the teachers were overwhelmed with emotions on the amount of respect and reverence the students had shown them in particular those teachers who are new to the teaching community.

SOASC Principal Pg Hj Zahari Pg Hj Ahmad said that we’ve always instilled family values to the students of SOASC and had have encouraged the family ideals and morals amongst teachers and students.

These values and ideals not foster a closer bond between teachers and students, but a genuine feeling of family values as well as knowing that their teachers are there for them and will work tirelessly to help them broaden their horizon and excel in their studies.

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SMJA holds 2 in one event

Sultan Mohammad Jamalul Alam Secondary school yesterday held a  two in one event, a Hari Raya celebration and a teacher’s day celebration.

The event had started with a Hajat prayers to invoke Allah’s blessings for students taking their up coming O’level examinations which was held at the Jame Asri Mosque in Kiulap.

The Hari Raya celebrations and teacher’s day celebration was later commenced back at the school’s compound, where the concept of the this year’s hari raya celebration was open house, where students and teachers were to hold ‘open houses’ in their classrooms.

Teachers and students then visited each class rooms for the open house, where light meals and refreshments were held. Yesterday’s events saw students in their traditional malay costumes instead of uniforms to further enhance the Hari Raya atmosphere in the school.

Due to the old malay house concept architecture of the school, the Hari Raya celebrations gave a nostalgic atmosphere to the festivities. Students and teachers intermingled during the celebration and took time off work and study to enjoy the festive season together.

Malay Version

BANDAR SERI BEGWAN Khamis 30 September – Bagi menyemarkan lagi Hari Raya aidil Fitri Sekolah menengah Sultan Mohammad Jamalul Alam Secondary (SMJA) telah mengadakan sambutan Hari Raya Aidilfitri, yang berkonsepkan rumah terbuka.

Acara tersebut juga diselajurkan dengan sambutan HAri Guru. Acara bermula dengan sembahyang hajat berjemaah bagi penutut-penutntu yang akan melangsungkan perperiksaan ‘O’level di  MAsjid Jame Asr.

Seterusunya acara berlangsung di Sekolah Menegah SMJA. Dengan konsep rumah terbuka, penutut-penutut dan guru guru telah menghiaskan bilik darjah dengan dekorasi hari raya, dan tidak terlupa pula menghidangkan makanan utnuk dihidang kepada para tetamu.

Ibu bapa serta penjaga juga turut di jemput bagi memeriahkan lagi suasana hari raya disekolah tersebut.

Oleh kerana Sekolah Menengah SMJA masih mengekalkan konsep reka bentuk rumah kampong halam, maka sambutan hari raya di sekolah tersebut adalah sangat nostalgic apatah lagi melihat guru-guru serta penutut-penutut berpakai baju melayu dan bergembira disuasana hari raya.

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Hajat Prayers for SOAS students

The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddein collage yesterday held a hajat prayer and recital of Surah Yassin in a bid to invoke ALLAH’s blessings for students who are facing their end of year exams.

Student from the secondary 3 and five as well as year 8 who are taking their big exams namely,  the  ‘O’levels  and the new Student Progress Examination (SPE)for year 8 students.

SOASC Principal Pg Hj Zahari Pg Hj Ahmad said that the hajat prayers is part of the collage’s activity where it is held prior to big exams. He said that by holding the mass hajat prayers with students, teachers and parents and the recital of the Surah Yassin, it also instills a spiritual and religious aspect of learning to the students.

He said that as Muslims we must never forget to pray and invoke ALLAH’s blessings upon our activities and daily life. Students must learn of this at an early age so that the Islamic philosophy will be strong in their hearts and mind, not only in school but also outside school, and the years to come.

Present for the Hajat prayers were the Collage’s Administration as well as teachers and parents. The ceremony was held at the School’s auditorium.

Malay version

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Khamis 30 September–  Bagi meminta pertolongan ALLAH dalam menghadapi perperiksaan yang akan berlangsung, Maktab Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien telah mengadakan sembahyang hajat dan bacaan surah Yassin di Dewan Utama Maktab tersebut.

Majlis tersebut telah dihadiri oleh Guru-guru, Ibu Bapa dan juga penutut-penutut tahun 8, menengah 3 dan menengah 5.

Menurut Pengetua Makatab SOAS Pg Hj Zahari Pg Hj Ahmad mengatakan bahawa acara tersebut telah berulang kali dijalankan dimaktab tersebut apatah lagi semasa perperiksaan yang besar akan berlangsung, seperti, ‘O’levels dan perperiksaan yang baru bagi penutut-penutut tahun 8 iaitu ‘Student Progress Examination’ (SPE).

Beliau juga mengatakan bahawa acara ugama seperti majlis sembahyang hajat dan membaca surah yassin dengan secara tidak langsung juga akan menuai sikap keugamaan pada para penutut. Mereka haruslah ingat bahawa kita mestilah sentiasa meminta pertolongan dari Tuhan dan berdoa untuk perbuatan kita seharian.

Selian dari usaha doa itu adalah penting, dan kita haruslah mengingatinya. Ini adalah salah satu ajaran disebalik mengadakan acara keugamaan seperti sembahyang hajat berjemaah ini.

Penuntut-penuntut akan menghadapai perperiksaan hujung tahun tidak lama lagi, dan sekarang sedang sibuk berulang kaji dan membuat persiapan.

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