The final day of the 29th Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Convocation Ceremony celebrated 688 graduates in three sessions yesterday.
The first session in the morning saw 99 graduates receiving their Higher National Technical Education Certificate (HNTec) and 143 receiving their National Technical Education Certificate (NTEC) from the IBTE School of Hospitality.
The second morning session saw 160 graduates receiving their HNTec and 87 receiving their NTec from the IBTE School of Information and Communication Technology. The final afternoon session saw 36 graduates receiving their NTec from the IBTE School of Energy and Engineering Satellite, while 163 received their HNTec from the IBTE School of Business.
The certificate presentation was carried out by members of the IBTE governing board as guests of honour with Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications (MTIC) Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof in the first morning session, Head of the Manpower Planning and Employment Council (MPEC) Secretariat at the Prime Minister’s Office Dr Hajah Siti Haziah binti Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin in the second morning session and Institution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects (PUJA) Brunei Vice President, Chairman of the Architecture Division Ar Haji Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad.
The Best Student Awards were also presented by the guests of honour to Nur Afiqah binti Haji Suhaimi (HNTec in Hospitality Operations), Muhammad Abdul Qaiyum bin Haji Rabaee (NTec Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery and Services) and Md Farhan Azwar bin Md Sharol Shaheezam (NTec in Information Technology).
Meanwhile, the Student Special Awards were awarded to Henny Rena binti Abdullah Garisu @ Henny Rena bin Garisu (School of Hospitality and Tourism) and Mohmad Hafiz bin Mohmad Bekeri (HNTec in Informational Technology).