LCB Roadshow 2020 launched

Aziz Idris

Laksamana College of Business (LCB) officially launched the two-day LCB Roadshow 2020 in partnership with Mini and BMW Brunei (QAF Auto) at the new Sports Centre located in Batu Satu yesterday.

Deputy British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam and guest of honour Natalie Gowers-Barnes officiated the event.

LCB Director Haji Suhaimei bin Haji Besar, LCB Deputy Principal/COO Sivarajah Subramaniam and General Manager of QAF Auto Alisa Khoo also attended.

To mark the occasion, LCB will visit various schools in a car convoy featuring the latest Mini models, making stops at Jerudong Park, Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Sultan Bolkiah Campus at Seria, IBTE Jefri Bolkiah Campus and Golden Corporation Sdn Bhd in Tutong to promote new courses offered.

Four Bachelor’s Degree courses and three Master’s Degree courses by the University of Chester, United Kingdom were also launched during the roadshow. They are BA (Hons) Events and Festival Management, BA (Hons) International Tourism Management, BSc (Hons) Software Engineering and BSc (Hons) Applied Computing which will be available at the upcoming intake in February. The duration of study for the degree programmes is three years.

Deputy British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Natalie Gowers-Barnes, LCB Director/COO Haji Suhaimei bin Haji Besar and General Manager of QAF Auto Alisa Khoo during the unveiling of the second generation BMW XI. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS

Meanwhile, the one-year Master’s courses are MSc International Finance, MSc Management and MSc Advanced Computer Science which LCB will start in August during the second semester.

The day also saw the launch of LCB’s Sports Centre. To inaugurate the centre, a friendly Futsal match was organised by the Student Council from the LCB Sports Department.

Members of the public can rent the facility by the hour through the LCB Sports Department.

The guest of honour also unveiled the second generation BMW X1.

The public is invited to drop by the BMW booth at the LCB Roadshow 2020 to take a closer look at the latest luxury compact SUV. The car will be available at the showroom from January 20 onwards.

QAF Used Cars will also be showcasing a variety of pre-loved vehicles ideal to usher in the Lunar New Year.

As an addition for this event, LCB and Mini Brunei have arranged a Photohunt competition for the public to win attractive Mini prizes.

To enter, simply snap a picture of the Mini convoy cars (with the sticker visible) here at the event or even on the road and post it on Instagram with the hashtags #LCBRoadshow2020 and #LCBxMINI and [email protected]_brunei and @mini_brunei.