Baiduri Bank sponsors two students

Continuing its commitment towards community development, Baiduri Bank sponsored two students at Universiti Teknologi Brunei’s (UTB) Student Excellence Awards 2019 at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas yesterday, according to the bank’s press release.

The University Excellence Awards were also part of UTB’s 6th Convocation Festival this year and was held to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of the graduating class.

Under the sponsorship, Hajah Siti Nor Suriana binti Haji Abdul Talip from the Master’s of Science by Coursework in Management and Technology, and Mohammad Eswady bin Brahim from the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing, were each awarded a BND500 prize and also offered six-month internship with Baiduri Bank.

CEO of Baiduri Bank Ti Eng Hui said, “Baiduri Bank Group is a great believer in investing in the youth, who are our leaders of tomorrow. The way to do this is to invest in human resources and build potential leaders for the future, as well as create a more dynamic workforce that is future ready.”

On top of the sponsorships at the University Excellence Awards from yesterday, the bank also announced the Management Associate Programme (MAP) in July, a scheme catered to groom local talents to become the bank’s future leaders.

Under the programme, candidates will undergo an intensive 12-month development scheme to build a solid foundation for a banking career, through a comprehensive tailor-made plan designed to nurture driven and ambitious professionals from diverse backgrounds into maximising their potential.

Candidates will be given the opportunity to hold responsibilities, manage projects, gain product knowledge, build networking connections and enhance professional competency through job attachments with the bank, as well as with leading financial institutions overseas.

They will also experience in-depth personal and group coaching by experienced senior managers, allowing them to tap into a wealth of experience and knowledge.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman presents the sponsorship award to the two UTB graduates. Also seen is UTB Acting Vice-Chancellor Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Mohd Taib. PHOTOS: BAIDURI BANK