Brunei-Japan programme to strengthen cooperation

Osaka University Japan is teaming up with three local universities to offer the Osaka University International Certificate Programme to local students as part of academic cooperation between higher learning institutions.

The programme offered to graduate students at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) touches on topics of halal science and advance technology.

Aspects, such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, biodiversity and bioresources, and product and service innovation for Halalan Thayyiban, which discussed the supply chain of food and sustainable consumption, were covered.

The programme, started last November, will end this August.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 33 graduate students, are attending online classes
through Zoom.

The sessions were delivered by professors from the Graduate School of Engineering and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences from Osaka University Japan and as well as lecturers from UBD, UTB and UNISSA.

On completing the programme, the students will receive certificates and credits from Osaka
University Japan.

Screen capture of an online class in session. PHOTO: UNISSA