UTB student does Brunei proud

Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) student Mohammad Nur Adil bin Haji Harddy Hisysham has done Brunei proud by securing the third runner-up position in the ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) Programme Speech Contest 2019, held at Hotel Nikko, Bangkok in Thailand recently.

Mohammad Nur Adil is the Head of ExCo International Affairs, Student Representative Council (MPPUTB).

SEAMEO RIHED and the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand co-organised the ASEAN International Mobility for Students Programme Speech Contest 2019 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of AIMS Programme.

Themed Promoting Sharing and Caring Through Mobility, the competition was divided into two parts – the Prepared Speech and the Impromptu Speech.

For the Prepared Speech, Mohammad Nur Adil spoke about technological mobility, while his impromptu speech saw him discussing on the topic ‘ASEAN is to feel, Not to see’.

He competed against participants from Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Japan and Korea. The AIMS Programme is a student mobility scheme established in 2009 as part of efforts to achieve the sense of ASEAN Community with free movement of human resources and trade at the forefront of globalisation.

It also enables students to advances their academic and intercultural skills and provides opportunities needed to succeed in today’s global world, helping to produce graduates that are professionally, culturally and socially prepared for a more integrated ASEAN Community.

Universiti Teknologi Brunei student Mohammad Nur Adil bin Haji Harddy Hisysham takes the stage during the speech contest