Maktab Duli welcomes 503 fresh faces

Aziz Idris

Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah College (Maktab Duli)welcomed 503 new pre-university students at its orientation programme yesterday.

A total of 199 male and 304 female students have enrolled to further their studies at the institution for the 2020/2021 Academic Year.

The three-day orientation programme gives the new students the best possible start to their university studies, and provides them a taste of the social and academic life at the sixth form college.

Parents and guardians attended the opening ceremony.

The event began with the singing of the national anthem and alma mater songs, followed by the recitation of verses of Al-Quran and Doa Kesyukuran, and student enrolment. Acting Principal Hajah Monaliza binti Haji Abdul Halim, while congratulating the students for successfully becoming part of the college, called on parents to cooperate in monitoring their children’s progress to help them achieve their dreams.

As part of the orientation, the new students toured the college and were briefed on the policies, resources and services available at Maktab Duli.

The new intake at the orientation programme. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS