Curtains raised on English Fest

Azlan Othman

Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah College (Maktab Duli) opened its first ‘English Fest’ yesterday.

Maktab Duli Deputy Principal for Academics Sahrulbariah binti Haji Sulaiman launched the two-day festival, organised by the English Department as part of its students’ enrichment initiative.

This year carries the theme ‘Outside looking in.’

The festival features exhibitions, talks and workshops by 27 different agencies and professionals from both government and private sectors. This gives students the opportunity to learn and gain knowledge and skills from advocates and experts of various fields as well as opportunities to engage with them directly.

The event began with a welcoming speech by English Department Head Dr Hajah Ewana binti Dr Haji Yusop, followed by a presentation given by one of the invited speakers, Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Lifelong Learning of the Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos.

Deputy Principal for Administration Dayangku Zalina binti Pengiran Haji Aliuddin, senior masters and mistresses, lecturers and students attended.

ABOVE & BELOW: Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah College Deputy Principal Sahrulbariah binti Haji Sulaiman presents a token of appreciation to Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Lifelong Learning of the Universiti Brunei Darussalam Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos; and students visit an exhibition booth. PHOTOS: AZLAN OTHMAN